[Special General Meeting of the Members of the Club held in the
College Hall, Shaw Street Monday January 25th 1892]
W. E. Barclay Esq. Presiding.
Minutes of last Special Meeting read & confirmed.
Report of Sub Resolved that the report of Sub Committee be taken as
Motion (1) Proposed by Mr. Clayton and seconded by Mr. Gillies
"That we do not entertain Mr. Houlding's proposal to form the
Club into a Limited Liability in accordance with
Mr. Houlding's prospectus. Carried.
Motion (2) Proposed by Mr. Clayton and seconded by Mr. P. Nelson
"That we offer Mr. Houlding £180 per annum for the ground
used by the Everton Football Club, on lease for 10 years, rent
to be paid quarterly in advance. The Tenants to have the
option of purchase of the land @ 7/6 per yard, such purchase
to be arranged between now and April 30th 94. All
fixtures to be the property of the Club. Mr. Houlding not to have
the right of a nominee on the Committee. This offer to
remain open for seven days, failing Mr. Houlding's acceptance
that the Committee do lease one of the other grounds on terms
of Committee's report. Carried.
Motion (3) "Proposed by Mr. Mahon and seconded by Mr. Griffiths
That the Goodison Road site be selected by the Committee
in case Mr. Houlding does not accept the above offer. Carried.
Motion (4) Proposed by Mr. Clayton and seconded by Mr. Atkinson
"That the Club be formed into a Limited Liability Co. under the
name of the Everton Football Club Limited.