14th November 2016

Garrigill Village Hall

Registered Charity:1000874

 

Minutes of Committee Meeting held on the

14th November 2016

 

Present: Stephen Porteus, Pauline Platts, Barbara Carrick, Svava Barker, Glad Allen, Kelly Green and Clive Mitchell

 

  1. Apologies for absence: None

 

 

2.0

 

Minutes of previous meeting

 

 

ACTIONS

2.1

Proposed PP seconded GA.

 

 

3.0

 

Matters arising not appearing elsewhere on the agenda

 

 

 

3.1

None

 

4.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finance

  1. TH’s email about a letter received from United Utilities concerning higher than usual water usage was discussed and in TH’s absence held over to next meeting, there being no obvious cause for such excessive usage.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.0

Premises

  1. SP reviewed the achievements of the recent DIY day, including clearing from the storeroom the old woodworm-ridden school tables, painting of the drying room ceiling,clearing the gutters, power washing the lawn mower, trimming the hedge and blow-clearing leaves (Bob Wright) and sorting the remaining tables for repair or disposal

  2. It was reported that TH had appointed a new cleaner on a self-employed basis and that the dishwasher had been repaired

  3. It appeared that a quote for the oil tank installation was still awaited from John Glendinning. SB said Richard Hymers had the materials ready to prepare the plinth.

  4. KG reported on the position regarding the playground slide and possible sources of funding were discussed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KG

6.0

Marketing and Events

 

  1. The annual Craft Fair will be held this coming Saturday and the Quiz Night the following Saturday.

  2. Children’s Christmas Party to be on 19th December

  3. KG reported that arrangements for the Village Christmas Party were well in hand, that Amy would be providing the entertainment at last year’s fee and KG/SB were organising tickets and posters

  4. The question of the village green Christmas tree was raised. BC/KG to pursue. It was agreed that new lights were required for the tree.

  5. Possible events for 2017 were mooted for discussion at the next meeting:

(a) A monthly quiz (perhaps the first or last Wednesday)

(b) Jules Cadie’s music nights

(c) Summer Beer Festival

(d) Village Green (or hall field) Fun Day/Hog Roast

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KG/SB

 

 

 

 

BC/KG

 

 

 

SP

7.0

Any other Business

 

 

7.1

None

 

 

 

DATE OF NEXT MEETING: Monday 16 January 7.30pm