An Important Message from Calgary Carshare
Founded in 1999, the Calgary Alternative Transportation Cooperative (Calgary Carshare) has offered carsharing to Calgarians for the past sixteen years. For the last two years the coop has been running a deficit. Not only are no new revenue streams being realized, the aging fleet will likely increase costs in the future.
The board does not feel the coop is financially sustainable, and after much discussion is recommending to the membership that the coop should cease operations and be dissolved by December 31, 2015.
To that end, we are calling a special general meeting of the membership on Thursday, October 22, 2015, at 6:30 p.m., in the CommunityWise Common Room (223 – 12 Avenue SW).
During this period (i.e. between now and the special general meeting), operations will continue as normal. However, we will not be accepting new memberships and are suspending the payout of member deposits immediately pending a decision on this recommendation from the membership.
If you wish to speak to the board about this recommendation, the special general meeting, or anything else related to governance of the coop, please send emails with the subject line “Calgary Carshare Cessation and Dissolution”” to firstname.lastname@example.org. Any operational questions should be directed to our Operations Manager, Tracey Braun, as usual.
Chair, Calgary Carshare
on behalf of the Board of Directors