Leigh on Mendip Memorial Hall Committee
Minutes of Meeting Held on 14th June 2005
Present K. Cockroft, R.Orpwood, J. Phillips, T. Schlechter, S. Vaughan
Apologies/Absent G. Baker, J. Brewster, S. Cambourne, P. Moore, C. Peat
Minutes Of previous meeting were agreed and signed
Treasurer’s Report KC reported main recent expense the SWEB bill but this in line with normal charges. Good balances in accounts and to consider making another transfer from current account to deposit. Final figure for profit from quiz still not available as had not had costs in from GB or Rod, GB’s received at the meeting. 100 Club draw made.
Correspondence Copy of Thatch, SV to circulate
Maintenance 1) SV still to check if Paul B re sodium low level lighting, committee suggested mentioning this and reason for it in magazine. 2) Spring maintenance session very successful, special thanks to TS who came and cleared out all the gutters that week and to Clive and Gill Baker who put in a lot of time that morning plus continued work aimed to keep the area round the tubs weed free. Re this Tarmac have promised some gravel free of charge but it had not arrived yet. 3) SV had contacted electricity board re pylon resting on gutter who had put it on their list but fairly low priority so may take some time before a site visit.4) Slow release light switch in foyer sticking, TS to oil.
Fund raising 1) Autumn event - RO’s contact did not work out. GB had attended Take Art meeting but SV had not realised until had message from them that deadline was 31st May for bookings. However they are still prepared to take booking if one we want free, after discussion 3 choices made, SV to ring Take Art to check availability. 2) Fete - GB had left message to say all plans going well and to request anyone free, to help with clear up after 4pm. List of equipment fete to borrow given, to be organised by Roy Hayward, SV to ring him re arrangements for key for chairs etc. 3) JP told us Big Band pencilled Hall in for concert autumn 2006, Committee happy to have them.
AOB TS had researched costs of buying bouncy castle to rent out but between £700-1500. In view of this and storage problems committee decided not to proceed. He also mentioned the weekend of Trafalgar Day, 21-23 October and asked if Hall prepared to put some sort of celebration on. SV agreed to apply for occasional permission for the Sat night but felt any event/s over the period needed to be arranged jointly with other village groups if there was interest in doing so, Parish Council to pass on info to us. TS had also made a ramp to get the table tennis tables onto the stage, many thanks to him for undertaking this.
Next meeting, Tues 5th July 8.00pm Note will also have August meeting, Tues 2nd 8.00pm
Signed Chair/Secretary Treasurer