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Amenities Committee 
 
Meets bi-monthly on Monday in the Town Hall and looks after all the open spaces and play areas in the Town Council's ownership including the Town Hall,Curzon Street Cemetery, Castlefields Canal and River Park, Beversbrook Sports and Community Facility and Britain in Bloom.
 
Minutes of previous meetings can be downloaded and agenda's for most recent and forthcoming meetings will appear here.

Summons                                                

Cllr Robert Merrick – Town Mayor (Ex officio)

Cllr Rich Jones – Deputy Town Mayor (Ex officio)

Cllr Glenis Ansell

Cllr John Bennett    

Cllr Declan Boore

Cllr Heather Canfer

Cllr David Conway

Cllr Howard Marshall

Cllr Mark Mewett

Cllr Ian Thorn

 

29th May 2019

 

Dear Councillor,

As a member of the AMENITIES COMMITTEE you are summoned to a meeting of the AMENITIES COMMITTEE on Monday 3rd June 2019 at 6.30pm in the Large Hall of the Town Hall, Calne.

The Press and Public are welcome to attend this meeting. Questions and statements will be taken from members of the public for 15 minutes at 6.30 pm, if required, prior to the start of the meeting, in accordance with the Town Council’s Standing Order No 3. 

Yours sincerely

Mrs J Young

Director of Council Services

 
 

AMENITIES COMMITTEE

3rd June 2019

A G E N D A

 

1.  Election of a Chair

2.  Election of a Vice-Chair

3. Apologies

4. Declarations of Interest – To receive any Declarations of Interest in respect of items on this agenda as required by the Code of Conduct adopted by the Town Council on 4th February 2019. Members are reminded that, in accordance with Town Council’s Code of Conduct, they are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests or other registrable interests which have not already been declared in the Council's Register of Interests. Members may however, also decide, in the interests of clarity and transparency, to declare at this point in the meeting, any such disclosable pecuniary interests which they have already declared in the Register, as well as any other registrable or other interests.

5. Minutes

[CLICK HERE FOR MINUTES]

Minutes – To confirm, as a true record, the Minutes of the meeting of the Amenities Committee held on Monday 25th February 2019.  The attachments will form part of the main Minutes, however, will not be redistributed with this Agenda. 

6. Start Time for this Committee – to discuss and agree a start time for all future meetings of this Committee for the ensuing year.

7. Notes of Working Groups / Outside Bodies

7.1 Town Hall Working Group – to receive the attached notes from the meeting held on 27th March 2019.

[CLICK HERE FOR NOTES]

7.2 Skate Park Working Group – to receive the attached notes from the meeting held on 3rd April 2019.

[CLICK HERE FOR NOTES]

 Members are requested to RESOLVE to approve the following recommendation:

It was proposed by Cllr Merrick, seconded by Cllr Ansell to recommend to the Amenities Committee that the skate series events take place and to work with ATB (Skate Shop) and to engage with young people to reform a Bowl User Group and to seek grants with any funding shortfall to be offset by the Town Council.

7.3 Castlefields Canal and River Park Association – CARP – to receive the attached notes from the meetings held on 21st March 2019 and 16th May 2019.

[CLICK HERE FOR NOTES 21 MARCH 2019]

[CLICK HERE FOR NOTES 16TH MAY 2019]

7.4 Calne Community Safety Forum – to receive the attached notes from the meeting held on 20th March 2019.

[CLICK HERE FOR NOTES]

8.  Reports and Recommendations

8.1  Finance Working Group – Recommendation

Extract from the notes of the Finance Working Group meeting held on Monday 25th March 2019:

Due to the collapse of the ceiling at Patford Street there has been a total expenditure amount of £4,913.00. It was therefore proposed by the Chair, Cllr Merrick, seconded by Cllr Ansell and

Unanimously recommended to the next meeting of the Amenities Committee that the cost of £4913.00 for the ceiling repair at Patford Street should come from the Equipment Replacement earmarked reserve (902/9057).

8.2  PA System

Members to receive the attached report of the Head of Business.

[CLICK HERE FOR REPORT]

Members are asked to RESOLVE to agree to purchase a PA system and Hearing Loop system Option A funded from Ear Marked Reserve 902 9055 (Town Hall Heritage Quarter).

8.3  Resurfacing of Path at Beversbrook Sports & Community Facility

Members to receive the attached report of the Head of Leisure.

[CLICK HERE FOR REPORT] 

Members are asked to consider the contents of this report and RESOLVE:

To request and allocate Section 106 funding of £11410 in respect of N/15/12431 to the resurfacing of the track at Beversbrook Sports & Community Facility

and

Delegate authority to the Head of Leisure to progress.

8.4  Calne Football Club – Pitch Maintenance Equipment Grant

Members to receive the attached report of the Head of Leisure.

Members are asked to consider the contents of this report and RESOLVE:

To approve and countersign the funding application between Calne Town Football Club and Calne Town Council so that it can be submitted to the Football Foundation to enable the implementation of the project and purchase of the pitch maintenance equipment.

[CLICK HERE FOR REPORT]

9.  Budget and Reserves – to receive and note the budget and general reserves.

[CLICK HERE FOR AMENITIES BUDGET]

[CLICK HERE FOR AMENITIES RESERVES]

[CLICK HERE FOR BEVERSBROOK BUDGET]

10.  Strategic Action Plan – to note the updated strategic action plan.

[CLICK HERE FOR ACTION PLAN]

11.  Confidential Session

In view of the nature of the business to be discussed, it is advisable in the public interest that the public and press be excluded, and they are instructed to withdraw.

Reason for confidential session:
 

 

To consider lease / contract negotiations                               

 

Public excluded from meeting to consider the proposed negotiations                             

 

Publicity could prejudice the on-going negotiations by the council.


12.  Confidential Minutes – To confirm, as a true record, the attached Confidential Minutes of the meeting of the Amenities Committee held on Monday 25th February 2019.  The attachments will form part of the main Minutes, however, will not be redistributed with this agenda.

13. St Mary’s School - Report

 Members to receive the attached report of the Head of Leisure.

 

 


 

 

 



Agenda Item 4 AMENITIES Draft Minutes 4 Sept 2017.pdf

Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) - 308 KB

Draft Amenities Committee 5/6/17 Minutes

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Amenities Committee 27/2/17 Minutes

Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) - 358 KB

Amenities MINUTES - 12 December 2016

Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) - 372 KB

Amenities MINUTES 24 October 2016

Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) - 345 KB

Amenities MINUTES 5 September 2016

Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) - 383 KB

Amenities MINUTES 6 June 2016

Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) - 376 KB

Amenities MInutes 29 February 2016

Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) - 291 KB

Amenities MINUTES 14 December 2015

Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) - 98 KB

Amenities Minutes 26 October 2015

Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) - 93 KB

Amenities MINUTES - 7 September 2015

Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) - 101 KB

Amenities Minutes 8 June 2015

Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) - 181 KB

Amenities Minutes 8 December 2014

Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) - 167 KB

Amenities minutes 20 October 2014

Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) - 170 KB

Amenities minutes 1 September 2014

Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) - 174 KB

Amenities MINUTES 19 May 2014

Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) - 176 KB


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