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Meeting (No)
Neston Town Centre Committee (No 7)
Time & Date
6.00 pm
Place
Town Hall
Document
Draft Minutes
28 April 2015
Present: Cllrs Wilkie (Chair), Shipman, Griffiths, Jilani, & Kynaston.
In attendance: Cllr Loch, Katy Pierce (Town Centre Manager) & Mrs N McMahon
110
Questions to Council
None
111
Apologies for absence
Received from Cllrs Barker, C Lloyd and Kynaston and accepted
112
Declarations of Interest
None.
113
Minutes of the last meetings
Meeting 6 - 24.3.15
Resolved
Minutes agreed as true record.
Minutes signed by Cllr Wilkie
114
Delegated Authority Report
The Town Centre Manager presented report TC7/114
Resolved
That delegated authority be given to the Town Centre Manager in consultation
with the Chair/Deputy Chair.
115
Update on issues raised with CWaC
a
The Town Centre Manager presented report TC7/115
The committee received the report and the following issues were raised;
An advert has been placed for a suitable Manager to re-open the lodestar pub. It
was suggested that NTC continue to engage with CWaC to assess how the area
can best be utilised. Proposals are also included in the draft Neighbourhood Plan.
b
The Town Centre Manager reported that letters had now been received back in
relation to items 95.2 and 96.1 on the agenda for the meeting 24.3.15.
Resolved
That the Town Centre Manager responds to both letters.
The committee thanked Cllr Kynaston for all her hard work in organising the
re-decoration of the Hall.
116
Working Groups
a
Noted the notes of the Economic Development Working Group from 14.4.15
Chairman’s initials and date______________________
Resolved
That the Town Centre Manager write to Anita Steel (CWaC localities) to invite her
to come to meet with NTC.
b
Noted the minutes of the S106 working group meeting on 14.4.15
c
Resolved
That BelowZero be asked to update the website to facilitate the Art Competition.
At a cost of no more than £200. Funding to come from the Town Centre initiative
budget.
Resolved
That an item be added to the next Town Centre Committee meeting to discuss
the future of the S106 group.
117
Finance
Noted the income received from room hire and market rent of 31/3/15.
The Town Centre Manager reported that the Market has regular traders and
continued good attendance.
Cllr Kynaston joined the meeting at 6.30pm
118
Additional Funding Sources
a
Noted report TC7/118
b
Resolved
That the proposal for the Town Clerk to write to Network Rail is agreed.
c
No further action required.
119
Other Items
None
120
Next Meeting
Noted that a date has not yet been set.
121
Exclusion of the Press and Public
122
Resolved
to exclude public and press for the remaining items because of likely disclosure of
exempt information as defined in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government
Act 1972.
Promotion and Marketing Contract
a
Noted the report TC7/122 and its recommendations
b
i
Resolved
That an extraordinary meeting be arranged before 12th May for the Town Centre
Manager to present quotes to the committee, for agreement to appoint a
marketing consultant. This company will not be tied in and will be reviewed in 6
months.
ii
Resolved
That delegated authority be given to the Town Centre Manager in consultation
with the Chair or Deputy Chair, to appoint a specialist marketing company when
required.
Chairman’s initials and date______________________
iii
Resolved
That the existing
appropriate.
company
continue
with
work
123
Community Unit Proposal
a
Noted the report TC7/123 and its recommendations.
b
Resolved
already
commenced,
as
That the proposal is agreed.
124
Town Hall Management Agreement
a
The Town Centre Manager gave an oral report to the committee.
b
Resolved
That a meeting between the Town Centre Manager, The Town Clerk and Cllr C
Lloyd would need to be held to discuss the matter before reporting back to CWaC.
The meeting closed at 7.05 pm.
Chairman’s signature and date______________________
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