Cllrs Coan, Beswick, Forbes, Gardiner, Gray, Malloy, McCulloch, Nicholson and Robertson.
In attendance: A Keppel-Green (Town Clerk).
A21/049 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Apologies were received from Cllr Houghton (personal business).
A21/050 DECLARATIONS OF MEMBERS’ INTERESTS
Cllr Forbes declared a personal interest in A21/054 on the grounds of having previously contracted with one of the architects bidding for the work but which was not the recommended company.
Cllr Gardiner declared a personal interest in A21/054 on the grounds of having previously worked with the recommended architects.
A21/051 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
No members of the public wished to address the committee.
A21/052 CONFIRMATION OF PREVIOUS MINUTES
It was RESOLVED to confirm the minutes of the meeting held 17th January 2022 subject to a correction to A21/038 to specify that by Cllr Forbes declared an interest in A21/038 on the grounds of being disabled.
A21/053 REVIEW OF YEAR TO DATE INCOME AND EXPENDITURE
The year to date income and expenditure was noted.
A21/054 MARKET HALL REFURBISHMENT PROJECT
It was RESOLVED to appoint Hive Architects to develop an outline refurbishment scheme to RIBA stage 2 and that once an agreed outline plan is reached that the plans be costed by a quantity surveyor.
A21/055 60 KING STREET REGENERATION PROJECT
It was reported that the draft consultation papers had been developed and the working group had met to review the questions. The consultation was due to start in April and would include a guided tour of the building on April 16th.
A21/056 QUESTIONS TO THE TOWN CLERK
It was requested that the Town Clerk prepare a committee organogram showing the responsibilities and bodies within the committee’s remit.
A21/057 OUTSTANDING MATTERS LOG
The log was noted. It was suggested that the Town Clerk contact the relevant Director at Cheshire East Council to chase a resolution to the permissions for installing the memorial lighting
A21/058 DATE OF THE NEXT MEETING
It was noted that the next scheduled meeting would be held on 16th May 2022 at 7:30pm.