December 2020 Minutes
Minutes of the MUGA (Multi-Use Games Area) Working Group Meeting held on Tuesday 8th December 2020 at 7.00pm
Under the Local Authorities (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority Meeting) (England) Regulations 2020, this meeting was held by video conference.
Present: Craig Bridge, Justin Hackney, Adam Thurston, Vicki Wentworth, Cllr (County and District) Jackie Brockway, and Cllr J Willox
Absent: Rob Cavill, Chris Cook, Ben James, Alina Hackney, Dave Harrison and Cllrs Broxholme and Stafford
In Attendance: Lydia Smithson Assistant Parish Clerk
15 Minute Public Question Time
20/023 To receive apologies and accept valid reasons for absence, these having been submitted to the Clerk prior to the meeting
Apologies for absence had been received from Alina Hackney, Dave Harrison, Ben James and Cllr Cavill. These were accepted.
20/024 To receive Declarations of Interest in accordance with the Localism Act 2011
20/025 To approve the notes of the meeting of Tuesday 3rd November as minutes
It was proposed by Cllr Brockway and resolved to approve the notes of the previous meeting.
20/026 To note the:
a. Updated Project Plan
b. Public Consultation
Over 170 responses received to date.
It was agreed to survey drop local affected houses, request school send out link on Parentmail, and Comms Lead Cllr J Willox to post some short videos of Working Group members promoting the MUGA consultation.
c. WLDC funding opportunities
The project looks suitable for the match funding scheme and would need to apply for March – Add to January agenda.
d. Football Foundation Funding opportunities and the next steps in relation to this
Adam Thurston provided an update, noting we need to be slightly further along the process, before approaching the Foundation and this can be initiated in the New Year.
Jackie Brockway left 19.28pm
20/027 To request the Council formally contact:
a. The Memorial Field Trustees regarding the project
b. Fields in Trust regarding the project
Craig Bridge proposed and it was resolved to request the Council contact the Memorial Field Trustees and Fields in Trust regarding the project
20/028 To consider and agree next steps in relation to preliminary site investigations
It was resolved Adam Thurston would investigate contractors who could provide this service and feed back to the Group
Adam Thurston left 19.46pm
20/029 To set the January meeting date
12th January 2021 - 7pm
The meeting closed at 7.52pm.
Please be advised that these are notes of the meeting taken by the Assistant/Clerk and cannot in any way be regarded as the official minutes of Council proceedings until they are approved and signed at the next meeting.