COUNCILLORS PRESENT:  J Burrell, M Mitchell and S Thredgle

IN ATTENDANCE: J Thomas – Parish Clerk

L Stelfox-Reeves – Communications, Events & Projects Officer

20/02/18RF:  TO RECEIVE APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Apologies for absence were received from J Hoadley.

21/02/18RF:  TO ACCEPT DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

There were no declarations of interest.

22/02/18RF:  TO NOTE THE DATES FOR COUNCIL EVENTS FOR 2018 AND TO DISCUSS PROPOSED ACTIVITIES.

Members agreed on dates for annual council events, and confirmed activities for tea & cake morning. L Stelfox-Reeves will contact relevant organisations to book suggested activities. Members made suggestions of improvement from previous events, and discussed the possibility of new events.

23/02/18RF TO RECEIVE AN OVERVIEW OF EVENT COSTS

Members were presented with a breakdown of income and expenditure from events and agreed that they were happy with the figures.

24/02/18RF:  TO RECEIVE UPDATE REGARDING PAVILION UPGRADE WORKS

Council members were pleased with the Castle Hall kitchen upgrade and discussed further improvements to be made to Castle Hall. J Thomas presented the members with drawings for an improved office layout, members resolved to consider this once a scheme had been further developed and an estimate of costing established.

25/02/18RF:  FINANCE

Details of payments were provided for member’s approval. The Committee resolved to authorise payments.

26/02/18RF: TO PROPOSE ITEMS FOR THE NEXT AGENDA

There were no items proposed for the next meeting

27/02/18RF: EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

To resolve, pursuant to section 1 (2) of the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960, that because of the confidential nature of the business to be transacted, the public and the press leave the meeting during consideration of the following items.

28/02/18RF: TO CONSIDER RENEWAL OF STONE PAVILION BAR CONTRACT

Members discussed draft proposals and agreed the length of contract proposed was too long to be able to agree the terms outlined. Members felt the various accumulated activities in the proposal a relatively complex premise to consider and agreed that much more detail, both regarding outlined works and alternative options, was required before further consideration could be given.

There being no further business the Chairman closed the meeting at 21:19.