Playing Field Committee Meeting Minutes 21st January 2020

HAWKCHURCH PARISH COUNCIL

Clerk to the Council:
Mr John Vanderwolfe FILCM , Chartered MCIPD, MCMI
Newenham
5 Halletts Way
Axminster
EX13 5NB
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Minutes of the Hawkchurch Playfield Committee held at the Hawkchurch Village Hall on Tuesday 15th October commencing at 7.15pm

Present: Cllr’s J Baker (Chairman), Cllr S Bartlett, Mr B Gibbins, Cllr Dr Nolan and Mrs S Harding.

In attendance: Mr J Vanderwolfe (Clerk to the Council) and one member of the public.

P21 Apologies
Mr D Cowling (sickness) and Cllr T Greenshields (Sick)

P22 Declarations of Interest under the Code of Conduct
Nil
P23 Minutes
The minutes of the meeting held on the 15th October 2019 were adopted as a true record; and were signed by the chairman
P24 Matters Arising
Due to the recent very wet weather the work in association with the landing site for the Devon Air Ambulance is unlikely to take place until the late spring.
P25 Democratic Period
No items
P26 Repairs and Renewals
The benches are at present in store and should be ready for the spring.
Agreed that the plastic container at present on the tennis court fence would be repositioned to the front of the pavilion. The plank on the top of the pavilion needs attention

P27 Financial Update
A donation of £50 had been received from the Fete Committee. There was some discussion regarding the tone of the letter which had been written by their treasurer. It was reported that the contents were his personal views and not necessarily those of the fete committee.

All 200 receipts had been received and the balance stood at £7, 114.18. A payment from EDDC towards the cost of the refurbishment of the tennis court had still not been received.
P28 User Reports
The tennis club reported that the court is well used even in the winter-time.
The football club had done very well within their league this year.

P29
Next Meeting
Tuesday 21st April 2020 at 7.15pm