8th Annual General Meeting Minutes

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Malaysian Association of Amusement Theme Park and Family Attraction

(MAATFA)

MINUTES OF THE 8TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Date                :           08/01/2009 (Thursday)

Time               :           11.30am

Venue            :           Dewan Wawasan 3, Awana Genting Highlands

ATTENDANCE LIST

NO COMPANY REPRESENTATIVE REMARKS
1 WET WORLD YBHG DATO’ RICHARD KOH (DRK) PRESIDENT
2 SILVER BIRD GRP BHD YBHG DATO’JACKSON TAN(PROXY-MS ANG FEE FEE) VP
3 RESORT WORLD BHD MR DESMOND TAN (DT) VP
4 CIRCUS-CIRCUS AMUSEMENT MS FELICAI LAI (FL) ASST SEC
5 ALPHA ORIENTAL MR ALEX YAP (AY) TREASURER
6 KERRY LEISURE MR HAN YEW KONG (HYK) COMM MBR
7 MENARA KL YBHG DATO’ ZULKIFLI MOHAMAD (DZ) COMM MBR
8 BUKIT MERAH RESORT EN MOHD FIRDAUS RAJ (MF) COMM MBR
9 COBAY S/B MR YEAP BOON AUN (YBA) COMM MBR
10 DESA WATERPARK MR M GUNASEELAN (MG) MBR
11 NINTENDO S/B PROXY – MR YEAP BOON AUN MBR
12 INDAH MANUFACTURERS MR LIM ENG HOCK (LEH) MBR
13 TAN KOK AUN S/B MR TAN KOK AUN (TKA) MBR
14 KILAT SENANG S/B MR LOW AH YONG (LAY) MBR
15 SUNWAY LAGOON PROXY – MBR
16 FUN ZONE MGT PROXY – MR ALEX YAP MBR
17 KIT SENG AMUSEMENT MR LOW ENG KOK (LEK) MBR
18 EXTREME PARK MR RON TAN (RT) MBR
19 GLOBAL SOFT S/B MR LAI YUM LAM MBR
20 A’STARRIA S/B MR LIM THOY MENG (LTM) MBR
21 AQUAWALK S/B MR WONG LIN (WL) MBR
22 NTK ENT MR NG TIN KANG (NTK) MBR
23 PERNIAGAAN JAYA MR RAYMOND LEE (RL) MBR
24 COSMIC HITEC YBHG DATO’ HNG BAN CHOON (DHBC) MBR

BY INVITATION

NO COMPANY REPRESENTATIVE REMARKS
1 MANJIT SINGH SACHDEV, MOHAMMAD RADZI & PARTNERS YBHG DATO’ MANJIT SINGH (DMS) HONORARY LEGAL ADVISOR
NO MATTERS DISCUSSED ACTION BY DATELINE
11.11.2 President’s AddressDRK welcomed all the members to the 8th AGM of the association and thanked Genting for sponsoring the venue for the AGM.DRK called for the meeting proper. INFOR
22.12.2 Confirmation of the 7th AGM Minutes for 2008 on 29/04/08The minutes were confirmed without  any amendments. Proposed by MG and seconded by LEHNo matters were discussed from the minutes of the meeting. INFOR
33.1 Annual Report for 2008The annual report for 2008 were confirmed without any amendments. Proposed by DRK and seconded by MG. INFOR
44.14.24.3

4.4

To Receive & Approve Audited Accounts FYE 2008AY notified the meeting that the Association has a total bank balance of RM42, 065.00 and total expenditure was at RM???AY informed the meeting that there is a total of RM1, 500.00 in membership fees yet to be collected. To follow-up with the collection.DRK also notified AY that we should this time around open Fixed Deposit account so that the bank balance funds could give some interest returns to the association.

DMS suggested that instead of using the entire fund for FD, he informed that the FD should be put into a variation of RM10K for each FD on a monthly basis and keep RM10K for association operation use in the bank. The meeting agreed with DMS suggestion.

Without any amendments to the Audited Accounts, the report was confirmed. Proposed by MF and seconded by LEH

AYAYAY 08/02/0908/02/0908/02/09
55.15.25.3

5.4

5.5

Other Matters ArisingDRK suggested that before the election of the 2009/2010 office bearers to be held, any other matter can be discussed and the election would be held after lunch. The meeting agreed unanimously.FEC ISSUESHYK briefed the meeting on the FEC issues where they have prepared a letter for the DPM in Chinese and have sent to DMS’s office for translation.

Upon receiving the translated letter to BM, they would run through it before sending the letter to the DPM through DRK.

The content of the letter is mainly to voice out the current problems FEC operators are facing such as import of equipment/machine, license approval, speed-up release of equipment/machine from Kastam, type of equipment/machine allowed, etc.

The letter would also stress that if the government does not give a clear view and approval on FEC matters, it could in future jeopardize the industry overall.

DRK also informed the member to give their views/feedback on what they think of the various activities for future such as safety training & seminars, operational seminars, etc.

In relation to the Penang Association wanting to join MAATFA as members, DRK mentioned that this is not a problem and that is agreeable.

DMS further added that apart from just being an ordinary member, MAATFA can also have associated members as well but to ensure there is no conflict.

DRK requested that the Website Sponsorship to be reviewed together with the updating the membership drive from the Sub-Committee.

The meeting adjourned for lunch at 12.30pm

INFORHYKALL/INFOR

DRK/DH

INFOR

MF

ONGOINGBY 2ND COMM MEETING
66.16.2 Election of office bearers of the Committee for Year 2009/2010The election process commenced at about 2.15pm within the association’s constitution. The meeting elected the following personnel to chair the election process:

  1. Mr Kenny Yap (RWB) – Chairman
  2. Mr Jimmy & Mr Lim –  Vote counting

A total of 21 voters were registered with a total of 14 nominations for the various positions. The election and voting process commenced.

PRESIDENT

Ybhg Dato’ Richard Koh – Proposed by DZ, seconded by MG

Nomination closed – Proposed by MG, seconded by DZ.

WON BY YBHG DATO’ RICHARD KOH (WET WORLD) UNANIMOUSLY

VICE PRESIDENT – 2 PERSON

1)Ybhg Dato’ Zul – Proposed by DRK, seconded by

MG.

2)Mr Kenny Yap – Proposed by AY, seconded by

DRK.

3)Mr Yeap Boon Aun – Proposed by FC, seconded

by LEH.

4)Nomination closed – Proposed by MG, seconded

by Michael.

Total votes received 21; No spoilt votes.

WON BY MR KENNY YAP (RWB) – 16 VOTES &

MR YEAP BOON AUN (COBAY) – 15 VOTES

HON SECRETARY & ASST HON SECRETARY

– 2 PERSON

1)Ms Felicia Lai – Proposed by DZ, seconded by MG

2)En Mohd Firdaus – Proposed by HYK, seconded

by AY

3)Nomination closed – Proposed by MG, seconded

DZ

DZ proposed that the winner would be the Hon Secretary and the second person would be the Asst Hon Secretary. The meeting agreed with the proposal.

Total votes received 21; No spoilt votes.

WON BY EN MOHD FIRDAUS (BMR)– 15 VOTES & MS FELICIA LAI (CIRCUS-CIRCUS) – 6 VOTES

HON TREASURER & ASST HON TREASURER

– 2 PERSON

1)Mr Alex Yap – Proposed by MG, seconded by

Michael

2)Mr Lim Eng Hock – Propose by AY, seconded by

DZ

3)Nomination closed – Proposed by DZ, seconded

by MG.

The meeting proposed that the winner would be the Hon Treasurer and the second person would be the Asst Hon Treasurer and agreed by all.

Total votes received 21; 01 spoilt vote.

WON BY MR ALEX YAP (ALPHA ORIENTAL) – 12 VOTES & MR LIM ENG HOCK (INDAH) – 8 VOTES

COMMITTEE MEMBERS – 6 PERSON

MF proposed that the remaining members be unanimously elected as the Committee Member for 2009/2010 so that to cut short the election process and that the constitution allows additional Committee Members to be increased.

The meeting as a whole agreed with the proposal and the following members were elected as Committee Members.

1)Ybhg Dato’ Zul – Menara KL

2)Ybhg Dato’ Hng – Cosmic

3)Mr Han Yew Kong – Kerry Leisure

4)Mr M Gunaseelan – Desa WaterPark

5)Mr Lim Thow Fatt

6)Mr Tan Kok Aun – TKA

7)Mr Low Eng Kok – Kit Seng Amusement

INFORINFORINFOR
7 Re-appoint the Honorary Legal AdvisorThe elected 2009/2010 Committee Members unanimously agreed to re-appoint DMS as the association’s Honorary Legal Advisor. ALL COMM MBRS
8 Appointment of Auditors for 2009/2010 1)Mr Raymond Lee – Proposed by Lim, seconded byDH2)Mr Desmond Tan – Proposed by DRK, seconded

by DZ

3)Nomination closed – Proposed by DZ, seconded

by MG

The meeting unanimously agreed that both Mr Raymond Lee and Mr Desmond Tan to be appointed as the Auditors.

INFORINFOR
9 Other Arising Matters1)The translation for the letter to the DPM office onFEC matter has been sent to DMS’s office andYBA to follow-up on this matter for review with

the FEC Sub-Committee.

2)Some members inquired on the issues that DBKL

has stopped issuing license for amusement centre.

YBA informed the members concerned that it’s

not that DBKL stopped issuing license but they

would first inspect the outlet before doing so or

rejecting the application if they feel unsatisfactory.

3)Mr Michael (Honorary Member expressed his

Gratitude towards the association for giving him

a Honory Member despite he not being involved

Much in the industry presently.

He also thanked the previous and current

committee for the assistance on the amusement

centre issues earlier where were resolved and

acted on by the association.

He added that he is proud to be part of MAATFA.

4)Member who have yet to make payment for their

membership were urged to do so as soon as

possible.

5)DRK thanked all the members for their support

and finding time to attend the 8th AGM here

in Awana Genting Highlands especially those

who came from the north.

DRK once again thanked RWB for hosting the

meeting room and meals throughout the event.

YBAALL MEMBERSINFORALL MEMBERS 01/02/09ONGOING

The meeting was called to a close, which was proposed by DZ and seconded by MG. The meeting ended at 2.45pm with a note of thanks to the chair.

APPROVED BY,

Dato’ Richard Koh

YBHG DATO’ RICHARD KOH

President

PREPARED BY,

Firdaus

 

MOHD FIRDAUS RAJ ABDULLAH

Honorary Secretary

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