Constable Burton Reading Room Committtee
Minutes of Meeting on Tuesday 1 April 2014
Apologies for absence: Anna, Michael and Gareth
Present: Dawn Handley, John Edington, Stewart, Cathy and Hilda
Cathy welcomed the new members, John Edington and Dawn Handley. Dawn has kindly offered to take up the position of Treasurer.
Thanks to Hilly and Cathy for the coffee morning on 8 March which raised £46
No further progress has been made with the purchase of the new lawn mower
Stewart and John will install the defibrillator at the back, on the outside wall. Dave Jones, the NHS co-ordinator, will be asked to come to the coffee morning on 12 April to familiarise us with this apparatus.
The Beck steps still need attention. Stewart and John will decide a plan of action
Due to the transition of officers, no report is available this month. Any transactions will be in the next report. Dawn had received the ledgers etc and is happy with the position
Coffee morning on 12 April. Anna to organise with another helper
Any Other Business
There will be a preliminary meeting on 2 April at 7pm to discuss possible events on the Tour de France weekend. This will be followed by a meeting for the whole village to discuss any proposals.
It was suggested that the various signs for coffee mornings etc should be revamped. Hilly will arrange this
Possible provision of refreshments for the Tour de France were discussed
New plant pots and compost will be bought, which will be planted up by volunteers for the summer months. Anna and Chris will arrange this.
The Queen’s portrait is still in the Gallery and for sale. Hilly has paid for the framing and will recoup the cost when it is sold.
The Internet connection is not up and running, but available on a temporary basis at the Friday computer class. Mike is dealing with this.
An update is required on the status of the second lap top
Penhill Painters are hoping to continue, but are looking for new members to join them. Two Mondays have been missed due to illness. They will be credited for £20. John is in contact with Mike to promote the group on the website, and has designed a poster.
Date of next meeting
Tuesday 13 May at 7pm