Wacton Village Hall Trustees
Minutes of Meeting on 18th July 2016
Present: Calvin Goreham (Chair), Don Baker and Peter Reason,
1. Apologies: Bob Tingley. Absent: Rev. Heather Wilcox and
2. Minutes of meeting on 20th June were agreed and signed.
3. Matters Arising:
(i) Social Club -
*The storage of alcohol on the premises requires an alarm to
be fitted. This will be a telephone-based system linking to
the police and designated social club committee member(s). Should
the current line to the VH not extend or separate the Social
Club will resolve problems to their, the Trustee's and the insurer's
mutual satisfaction as well as fund the installation.
*Various notices should be displayed in the hall concerning
licences and DB volunteered to supply and fit one.
* a request for the installation of a ceiling fan has been made
by the club after the room temperature became uncomfortably
hot at the event on 9th July. If one can be found at a suitable
price the request will be agreed.
* the Trustees agreed the erection of a dart board once the
material to protect both wall and floor provided by the Club
has been agreed
* the Club has set up a BACS account for payment into the VH
(ii) River Bank – In the absence of Peter Jacques this
item was deferred.
(iii) Building Sign-Off – no progress.
(iv) Computer Club
The club will now meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month.
This has been publicized in the Sexton's Wheel. The router upgrade
has been completed and it has been confirmed to the Parish Council
that the unit has been donated. There will be no financial implications
for the village hall as a consequence.
4. Matters for Consideration:
A request has been received from the Parish Council for permission
to erect a sectional concrete garage behind the Village hall
in which to store equipment owned by the Parish. This raises
issues of practicality and planning consent. They have been
offered use of the external store, with any adaptations at their
expense. PR to clarify the planning position.
5. Correspondence: None
6. Treasurer's Report:
The Acting Treasurer, CG, presented the figures as follows;
the two deposit accounts each contain a total £15040.08;
there is £3386.73 in the current account and £1245.06
in the BACs payments account.
7. Building Progress: Nothing to report
8. A.O.B. None
9. Date of next meeting – 15th August at 19.30pm.
Meeting concluded at 20.45