How to Join Us

Our individual membership fee is a minimum of £2. For groups it is a minimum of £5. If you would like to join please copy the form below and send a cheque (payable to Chelmsford Fairtrade Town Campaign) to David Parker, 81 Wallasea Gardens, Chelmsford CM1 6JY.

CHELMSFORD CITY FAIRTRADE CAMPAIGN

We have three types of membership – individual, group and corporate. The individual membership is a minimum of £2. For a community group, church, company, trade union etc the fee is a minimum of £5. The corporate membership fee is £20. We have one corporate member – Chelmsford Star Co-operative Society.

I wish to join / renew my subscription to Chelmsford City Fairtrade Campaign and enclose £……. (Minimum £2.00)

I would like my company to be a corporate member (£20).

I would like to apply for a group membership of £5 (minimum).

SIGNED:

NAME: (Please print)

COMPANY:

GROUP:

If a new member or if any of your details have changed please complete below:

REPRESENTING:

ADDRESS:

POST CODE:

TELEPHONE NUMBER:

E-MAIL:

OUR CONSTITUTION

The following Constitution was agreed at our “Progress Meeting” in the Essex Record Office at 7.30pm on 14th October 2004.

Name: The name of the Group shall be ‘Chelmsford City Fairtrade Campaign ’ (as amended from Town in 2012)

Objectives:

  • To promote the concept of Fairtrade.
  • To raise awareness of the Fairtrade Mark.
  • To achieve Fairtrade Town status for Chelmsford as detailed in the Fairtrade Foundation’s Fairtrade Town Goals and Action Pack.

Membership:

Members, individual and corporate, will be those who have expressed a commitment to promoting the objectives of the Group and have paid the appropriate annual subscription.

Standing Committee:

The day to day business of the group shall be delegated to a Standing Committee to be appointed at the Annual General Meeting (AGM ) to serve to the close of the following AGM

Finance:

The Standing Committee shall be responsible for the finances of the group.

The annual membership subscription, which will be kept low to encourage members to join, will be agreed at the AGM.

The Annual Accounts each year will be made up to 30th June and presented to the AGM which will be held in October or November each year.

Dissolution:

On dissolution of the group any assets remaining after all debts and liabilities have been discharged shall be handed to the Fairtrade Foundation, Suite 204,16 Baldwin’s Gardens, London, EC1N 7RJ to be administered in a way which is exclusively charitable at law.


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