Village Hall Committee, meeting held 14th August 2017, draft Minutes

Honingham Village Hall Management Committee
Minutes of the meeting held at 3 p.m Monday 14th August 2017.
Present: Mr Ray Grant, Mrs Sally Blyth, Mrs Christine Harrison, Mrs Linda Human, Mrs Julie Turner.
1. Apologies.
Mr Brian Winchester.

2. Minutes of previous meeting.
Read by all before the meeting and signed by Ray as a true record.

3. Matters arising.
The folk dance has been confirmed for 28th October, 7.30 – 11 p.m.
The Festive Quiz will be on Sat 2nd December, 7.30 pm. Graham Pratt is unable to create the quiz or be the quiz master this year so this will need sorting out soon.
A filing cabinet has been purchased.
Repairing the water leak cost £340 plus £20 for the tarmac.
PAT and 5 year electrical test still to be arranged.
The Autumn Fair will now be on Sunday November 5th.

4. Treasurer’s report- running account
As at 7/8/17, there was £4,210.90 in the Santander account.

5. Treasurer’s report – fundraising account and YBS.
Balance is the same as previous meeting – £3,000.40 in the Barclays account.

On 20th July, Ray and Sally went to the Yorkshire Building Society and became the signatories for the YBS account. This is a charity account, see following info:
“ Charities Official Investment Fund ” ( COIF )
CCLA ( Investment Management LTD ) manage COIF, in Accumulation Units.
Client name: The Honingham Old Village Hall.
Account No: 541900001R – Recoupment account order of 25/09/1985
As at 30/06/17, 31.95 units were carried forward. The mid market value ( net asset value) of one unit was 14572.00 pence.This gives an investment value of £4,655.75 and a bid market value of £4,630.15.

6. Future possibilities.
As a result of Julie’s advert in The Pump, we now have a C.D and cassette player with speakers, a VHS recorder, a slide projector and a 22” computer monitor with cables. Julie had prepared a draft survey for village hall users in order to find out hirer’s views of our facilities and equipment. Hopefully we can act on the outcome and boost our bookings.

7. Toilet improvements.
Linda presented a bound copy of the Business Plan, first draft.
Option A needs £17,000 for the cleaner’s sink and disabled toilet.
Option B needs £42,400.30 for “ everything” to be done. ( Cooper’s quotations).
The committee voted on the above choices and Option A was carried.

8. Fundraising.
Julie to contact Janet re: The Pump and put in thanks for the donations and to advertise the dance, fair and quiz. The cost of the dance tickets to be decided at the coffee morning on Tues 12th September. It will include a cold buffet.
9. AOB.
Fire risk assessment to be discussed at the next meeting.
Ray to see Christine about her items in the storeroom.

10. Date of next meeting.
Monday 25th September at 4.00 p.m

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