Minutes, March 26, 2007

BRIDGS Membership Meeting, 3/26
Susan Malmstrom, Rob Buckland-Nicks, Hal Theriault

Fee: Suggested annual membership fee is $5 for the first year, to possibly increase to $10 next year

Qualifications to be a voting member:
• Share the BRIDGS vision
• Have a passion for the future of the village
• Attend AGM and pay membership fee
• Participate in 2 village community-based events annually (no policing! Mostly a suggestion!)
• Attend 3 general meetings

Membership forms/cards to be made available at the AGM

Benefits of membership:
• Voting privileges
• Members may hold office
• Participation in community development and community vision
• Discount on BRIDGS-sponsored events, such as Variety Nights

Out-of-area membership:
• Special membership could be offered to out-of-towners as “Friends of BRIDGS”, since we have several people on the e-mail list that live outside the area