WPF Board Meeting 19th January 2015

 In attendance:           R Russell; M Portelli; C Abela; D Vatsakis; C Cachia;  J Farrugia; J Muscat; G Fontana and J Angelino

Apologies:     B Mizzi;  N Iannazzone; T Abraham

President Ray Russell opened the meeting at 7.40 pm

Previous minutes were read and received.

Moved:    J Farrugia                          Seconded:  J Angelino

Correspondence received:

1)       Email form council. Lease has been accepted Rent for the year $61

2)       Letter from Melton Club application for the following members:

Raymond Mifsud

S.M Mifsud

Graeme Ellis

Adam Finn

JMK Camilleri

Michael Muscat

Mario & Shane Bonnici

David Hunter

Brendan Keane

Moved:    D Vatsakis                          Seconded:  J Angelino

CARRIED: 9 For 0 Against

All carried

Finance Report:

Finance and Treasury report was read. All in order.

Moved: C Cachia                                Seconded: J Farrugia

 Response to letters:

1)      Noted.

CARRIED: All in Favour.

2)      All members accepted

Moved:    D Vatsakis                          Seconded:  J Angelino

CARRIED: 9 For 0 Against

General Business

In 2015 we will celebrate finish off the year with a WPF dinner dance on Friday the 27th of November 2015. Each member will receive a complimentary ticket as part of their yearly membership. Venue and costs for partners and guests to be advised in due course.

Ray Russell will investigate solutions to refrigerate our water storage for birds

Results of our inaugural Squeaker Sale.

Over 32 fliers supported the sale with over $2,160 being raised. This will provide a $67.60 discount to all fliers who supported the event.

Moved M Portelli Seconded C Cachia


G Fontana moved that sections be decided at the AGM.

DECLINED 4 For 5 Against

WPF Constitution was discussed at length with updates being made for presentation to the members.


AGM will be held on the 27th of February at 7.30 pm.

Meeting closed: 10.30pm

Ray Russell


Don’t forget!

Pigeon Radio; run by Ivan Fonti – Melton Pigeon Club on 99.3 FM Phone 9740 4910


Eastern Standard Time. Start 4 pm finish 6 pm

Squeaker Sale – For the promotion of pigeon racing in Victoria

Two year Old’s will be accepted for stock. Top fliers will donate pigeons.

Contact M Portelli of J Farrugia  for details

Will be held 22/2/15 – VRPU rooms Birds entered form 11 am Auction at 1 pm

Race Results for 2013.

Secretaries are reminded to update their respective clubs 2013 results in our old race results system so fliers can be issued with diplomas for 2013.