BRERETON AND RAVENHILL PARISH COUNCIL
Minutes of a meeting of the Parish Hall and Property Management Committee held at the Parish Hall, Ravenhill Park, Brereton, on Wednesday, 2nd September 2020.
Alderman R Easton [Chairman] and Councillors K Ansell, Mrs DM Easton, Mrs L Johnson and
Apologies for absence were received from Mrs P Ansell, Mrs G Harvey and JC Harvey.
Mr PG Davies [Parish Clerk] was also present.
- APPOINTMENT OF CHAIRMAN
That Alderman R Easton be appointed Chairman for the remainder of the municipal year.
- DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
No declarations of interest were given at the commencement of the meeting.
- APPOINTMENT OF VICE-CHAIRMAN
That Councillor DR Johnson be appointed Vice-Chairman for the remainder of the municipal year.
That the minutes of the meeting held on 4th March 2020, be approved and signed as a correct record.
- PARISH HALL – PROGRESS REPORT
- Hire Fee Income – Update
The Committee noted details of the hire fee income for the period to 31st July 2020. Several regular groups were starting back during September/October.
- Covid 19
The Parish Hall was Covid secure and all groups were complying with the supplemental Covid conditions.
The Clerk undertook to pass on to John Smith [the Caretaker] the thanks of the Parish Council for his excellent work during this difficult time.
- Projects for Forthcoming Year
The Committee noted that work to paint the exterior doors to the Parish Hall had been satisfactorily completed.
The work to level the entrance drive would carried out when circumstances permitted.
- Business Grant
The Clerk reported that the Business Fund Grant of £10,000.00 had been received from the District Council.
- FINANCE REPORT
The Report of the Clerk showing the income and expenditure for the Parish Hall as at 31st July 2020, was received for information and noted.
- BENCH OUTSIDE VICARAGE
That the Committee place on record its thanks to Councillor G Molineux for repairing the bench outside the vicarage at no cost to the Parish Council.
The Clerk undertook to contact Mr Jim Cusack to request that he return the two faulty solar powered lights to the Chairman.
The Committee noted that the one remaining vacant allotment had been let to a new tenant who had already carried out substantial improvement work.
- DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING
That the next meeting be held on 14th October 2020, at 7.30 p.m.