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Abstention

A person who chooses not to vote on a motion

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Action minutes

Key actions are highlighted with the names or initials of those responsible for undertaking these

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Agenda

A schedule of items drawn up for discussion at a meeting

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AOB

Any other business- not listed as an agenda item

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Apologies

Excuses tendered in advance of the meeting for non attendance

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Chairman

Person given authority to conduct a meeting

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Convene

To call a meeting

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Executive

Having the power to act upon decisions

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Item

Point on agenda for discussion

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Minutes

A written record of a meeting

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Motion

A proposal when discussed at a meeting

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Opposer

A person who speaks against a motion

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Present

Persons in attendance at a meeting

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Proposal

An item submitted for discussion before the meeting

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Proposer

One who recommends a motion be carried

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Quorum

Enough people are present to make policy decisions

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Resolution

A motion that has been passed or carried

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Seconder

One who supports the proposer of a motion by seconding it

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Table

Introduce a paper or schedule for noting

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Taken as read

To save time, to assume that everyone has read the minutes

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Unanimous

Everyone is in favour of a vote