January Boardroom Report By Murray McIntyre 8th January 2009
This meeting was for Directors only. BairnsTrust are entitled for both reps to attend. Contained in FFC Constitution that both Trust reps are Directors. There was a financial report from J Stronach this was finalising the figures for the AGM. D White gave a very short report where he compared Dundee United TV and Falkirk TV and thought that we could do better in this media. He also said that Marketing was in a better position now. Heads of Departments then left meeting. The rest of the meeting was mainly taken up with financial matters and these must again be confidential until they are revealed to the shareholders at the AGM.
Falkirk FC Shop – The Board decided that the shop was no longer profitable and came to an agreement that it should close for business on 31/01/09. Away kit room has been cleared to house stock. Temporary shop in stadium.
At this meeting, the Directors agreed to show solidarity with the fans at this time of financial restraints and pay the club £50.00 per head for hospitality and transport to the Semi-Final at Hampden. It was also proposed that every Director should purchase two season tickets for next season. In addition Directors who wish to take more than their allocated Boardroom guest for hospitality must now pay £35.00/guest extra.
Annual General Meeting (AGM) – Date now set for 19/02/09. Paperwork to be sent out. Since done.