BRERETON AND RAVENHILL PARISH COUNCIL
Minutes of a meeting of the Parish Hall and Property Management Committee held on-line on Wednesday, 6th January 2021.
Alderman R Easton [Chairman], Councillors Mrs DM Easton, DR Johnson and Mrs L Johnson.
Councillor PA Fisher
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 4th November 2020, be approved and signed as a correct record.
- PARISH HALL – PROGRESS REPORT
- Cathedral Hygiene
The Committee noted the new contract arrangements agreed with Cathedral Hygiene.
- PAT Testing
The Chairman undertook to arrange for the Caretaker to be trained to the required level to carry out PAT testing at the Parish Hall.
The Clerk undertook to ascertain progress in respect of the Police prosecution and update the Chairman accordingly.
- Hire Fees
The Committee noted the amount of hire fees received in the current financial year.
- Tiny Tots Ballet
The Committee considered a request from the organiser of Tiny Tots Ballet to hire the Parish Hall.
That in view of the current Covid restrictions, no action be taken at present but the matter be reviewed in six months’ time.
- Estate Signs
The Clerk reported that Estate Signs had undertaken to produce the new replacement sign for the one damaged outside the Parish Hall at a cost of £42.78, plus VAT.
That the quotation be accepted.
- FINANCE REPORT
The Report of the Clerk showing the income and expenditure for the Parish Hall as at 31st October 2020, was submitted for information and noted.
- CHRISTMAS LIGHTS
Councillor PA Fisher reported on the excellent feedback on social media to the festive decorations and it was
- That the Clerk obtain a quotation for the provision of a further six features along Armitage Road.
- That the Chairman investigate the cost and availability of a feature to replace/enhance the ‘Father Christmas’ situated in the tennis court.
- RODENT PROBLEM – NEWMAN GROVE ALLOTMENTS
The Clerk updated the Committee on the response received from the allotment holders to the Parish Council’s suggestions for offsetting the cost of dealing with the rodent problem.
The Chairman undertook to liaise with the allotment holders to ascertain whether they would be prepared to be trained to deal with the problem themselves. In the meantime, the Clerk would obtain a progress report from the Pest Control Company employed by the Parish Council.
- DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING
That the next meeting be held on 3rd February 2021, at 7.30 p.m.