Present: Eddie Critchlow; Bob Smailes; Violet Currie;
Alison Sharpe; Lorna Budge.
Apologies: Art group; Church; WI; Sharon and George
Matters arising from previous meeting:
Eddie reported that he was still looking for a suitable
dishwasher. Violet expressed concerns as she does not
think kitchen is suitable for one. Eddie will continue
looking and a decision will be made depending on size
Eddie will measure up for new curtain pole on stage. It
will need to be fitted higher up the wall than current
one so that it can be screwed into the beam.
Eddie to chase up LEDs and obtain prices.
Alison is still looking into funding for black out
blinds and projector.
Two wedding receptions booked
One evening reception which Alison is unavailable for.
Bob offered to ensure Hall was locked up afterwards.
This is midweek so needs to finish 11pm promptly.
WEA finished until September.
Toddler group no longer using the Hall. Alison will
arrange to obtain keys from them and ask them to remove
their equipment from the Hall by 28th
Jumping Hot Club 12 August 2017.
Scarecrows competition 5th August 2017.
16TH September Borderfest.
Litter pick 22 April 2017.
28 May 2017 May day Sale
Elections 4TH May 2017.
Balances £5,070.67 Savings Account - £4119.00
Water Bill £56.32 paid
Discretionary rate form has been received, as there is
no change from last year the form has been signed by Bob
and sent off.
£10,604.has been paid. Violet confirmed that ACT will be
making a donation of £500 and will pass a cheque to Bob
in respect of this.
Hot water tap in gentís toilet was left running after a
bowls meeting on a Monday evening before Christmas this
was not discovered until Wednesday morning.
Heating was left on after a Monday bowls match and was
again not discovered until Wednesday morning. George is
now checking the Hall after matches to prevent this
Alison raised concerns that the Hall is not being
cleaned up properly after groups have used the Hall.
The Church have written and asked whether they can gain
access to the Hall on Sundays to use cloakroom
facilities. It was agreed that Bob will contact Bill
(Church Warden) and agree to them using the Hall
providing there are no other service users in the Hall.
Emergency lights above toilet door in hand.
Guyzance room needs some repainting. Paint has already
been purchased and Bob offered to repaint walls.
Alison reported that the drain at the front of the Hall
has tarmac covering it.
Water has been running down the outside wall of toilets.
This has now stopped but it has stained the wall.
Kitchen sink drain has been unblocked.
Rubbish from storage cupboards in Hall needs to be taken
to rubbish tip.
Kettle in the kitchen is leaking. Alison to take back
Any other Business:
Pelican have asked for voluntary contributions for
insertions. It was agreed to pay £25.00 Towards this.
Date next meeting:
6th April 2017.