East Kilbride Thistle members are demanding the club’s temporary chairman Jimmy Stewart calls an Emergency General Meeting to elect a new committee at the Showpark.
In an open letter to Stewart, members claim that a vote must be held as soon as possible to ensure the club’s progress both on and off the park.
Last week, the News revealed the club have been waiting for over four months to have an EGM and that the current committee overseeing affairs at the Showpark have not even been ratified since the appointments were made in August.
Club members have now lost patience and are demanding that a meeting be held within the next month.
The letter reads: “We as members of East Kilbride Thistle Football Club, as of September 30, 2012, and being more than 30 per cent of the membership (rule 12H) are writing to you as chairman of the steering committee (in the absence of a director of football) to formally request that you hold an EGM within 30 days (rule 12D) with the sole intention of electing a new committee, to run the affairs of East Kilbride Thistle Football Club. We would ask that you accept nominations from any member, or person, who may wish to stand for election: who informs you of their intention prior to the EGM and only members of the club prior to September 30, 2012 (inclusive) will be entitled to a single vote for each electable position at said EGM.
“Furthermore, we as members are sorry that we have to take this action, however after recent events on and off the park, we now feel that for the club to go forward in the coming year it is time that a dually elected committee is elected, to allow the club to progress both on and off the park.”
However, Stewart has told the News he has no plans to hold an EGM.
He said: “I’m not planning one at the moment. I want to speak to members face to face individually because there are developments going on in the background that will benefit the club.
“I don’t see the need for it at the moment, but I’d rather speak to the people concerned instead of doing all this through the local paper.”
Thistle’s match with Neilston was called off on Saturday due to a frozen pitch.
They are scheduled to playSt Anthony’s away and kick-off on Saturday at 1.45pm.