0000899681-14-000167.txt : 20140304 0000899681-14-000167.hdr.sgml : 20140304 20140304082850 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0000899681-14-000167 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: 8-K PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 1 CONFORMED PERIOD OF REPORT: 20140303 ITEM INFORMATION: Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders FILED AS OF DATE: 20140304 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20140304 FILER: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: BARNWELL INDUSTRIES INC CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0000010048 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: CRUDE PETROLEUM & NATURAL GAS [1311] IRS NUMBER: 720496921 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 0930 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: 8-K SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 001-05103 FILM NUMBER: 14662655 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 1100 ALAKEA ST. STREET 2: SUITE 2900 CITY: HONOLULU STATE: HI ZIP: 96813 BUSINESS PHONE: 808-531-8400 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 1100 ALAKEA ST. STREET 2: SUITE 2900 CITY: HONOLULU STATE: HI ZIP: 96813 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: BMA CORP/TN DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19770324 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: BARNWELL OFFSHORE INC DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19671101 8-K 1 barnwell-8k_030314.htm FORM 8-K barnwell-8k_030314.htm
 
 
 
 
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549

FORM 8-K

Current Report Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 3, 2014

BARNWELL INDUSTRIES, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

Delaware
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
     
1-5103
(Commission File Number)
 
72-0496921
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

1100 Alakea Street, Suite 2900
Honolulu, Hawaii  96813
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

(808) 531-8400
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

Not Applicable
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
     
o
 
Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
     
¨
 
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Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
     
o
 
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 
 
 
 

 
 
Item 5.07  Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
 
(a)
  On March 3, 2014, Barnwell Industries, Inc. held an annual meeting of stockholders.
 
(b)           At the meeting, stockholders voted on the election of directors, the advisory (non-binding) approval of the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers, the approval of the Company’s Pay for Performance Plan and the ratification of KPMG LLP as the independent auditors for fiscal year 2014.  A total of 7,548,612 shares of Barnwell’s common stock outstanding and entitled to vote were present at the meeting in person or by proxy. All nominees were elected, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers was approved, the Company’s Pay for Performance Plan was approved and the ratification of KPMG LLP as the independent auditors for fiscal year 2014 was approved.  The results of the meeting were as follows:

   
For
   
Withheld/
Against
   
Abstain
   
Broker
Non-Votes
 
1.  Directors
                       
                         
Morton H. Kinzler
    4,740,108       1,760,988             1,047,516  
Martin Anderson
    4,554,503       1,946,593             1,047,516  
Murray C. Gardner
    5,315,615       1,185,481             1,047,516  
Alexander C. Kinzler
    4,755,035       1,746,061             1,047,516  
Russell M. Gifford
    4,734,147       1,766,949             1,047,516  
Diane G. Kranz
    5,321,742       1,179,354             1,047,516  
Kevin K. Takata
    5,326,356       1,174,740             1,047,516  
Ahron H. Haspel
    5,317,442       1,183,654             1,047,516  
Robert J. Inglima, Jr.
    5,326,042       1,175,054             1,047,516  
James S. Barnwell III
    5,322,838       1,178,258             1,047,516  
                               
2.  Advisory (non-binding) vote on executive compensation
    5,250,877       1,212,059       38,160       1,047,516  
                                 
3.  Approval of a Pay for Performance Plan
    5,202,499       1,266,284       32,313       1,047,516  
                                 
4.  Ratification of Independent Auditors
    6,171,489       1,368,827       8,296       0  
                                 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 
Dated:  March 3, 2014
 
 
BARNWELL INDUSTRIES, INC.
   
   
 
By:
     /s/ Russell M. Gifford
   
Name:
Russell M. Gifford
   
Title:
Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer