BRERETON AND RAVENHILL PARISH COUNCIL
Minutes of a meeting of the Parish Hall and Property Management Committee held on-line on Wednesday, 3rd February 2021.
Alderman R Easton [Chairman], Councillors Mrs DM Easton, DR Johnson and Mrs L Johnson.
Apologies for absence were received from K Ansell, Mrs P Ansell, Mrs G Harvey and J Harvey.
Mr PG Davies [Parish Clerk] was also present.
- DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
No declarations of interest were given at the commencement of the meeting.
That the minutes of the meeting held on 6th January 2021, be approved and signed as a correct record.
- PARISH HALL – PROGRESS REPORT
- PAT Testing
The Chairman was continuing to liaise with the Caretaker regarding PAT testing at the Parish Hall.
That the Chairman be authorised to purchase the necessary equipment to enable the PAT testing apparatus to be properly calibrated.
The Clerk reported that the Police were still in talks with the parents of the youth who had damaged the sign. The parents were considering whether to make a contribution towards the cost of the replacement sign. The case had been referred to the Youth Offenders Service.
- Hire Fees
The Committee noted the amount of hire fees received in the current financial year.
That the discount currently offered to regular hirers be reviewed in six months’ time.
- Replacement Heritage Sign
That a letter of thanks be sent to Estate Signs for producing the replacement heritage sign which was now in position at the front of the Parish Hall.
- CHRISTMAS LIGHTS
The Clerk updated the Committee on the quotation received for the provision of six additional lighting features along Armitage Road.
The Chairman provided an update on the provision of a feature to replace/enhance the ‘Father Christmas’ situated on the tennis court.
That a decision on whether to accept the quotation for additional lighting features be deferred to the next meeting.
The Chairman reported that the allotment holders were prepared to be trained to deal with any future rodent problem which might arise on the site.
The Chairman undertook to speak to the current Pest Control Officer to obtain his report on the work he had carried out on the site.
- FINANCE REPORT
The report of the Clerk, showing the income and expenditure of the Parish Hall as at
31st December 2020, was submitted for information and noted.
- DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING
That the next meeting be held on 3rd March 2021, at 7.30 p.m.