Councillors Morris, Dalzell, Houghton, Malloy and McCulloch.
A Keppel-Green (Town Clerk).
E22/002 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Apologies were received from Cllrs Coan (personal business), Nicholson (civic business) and Lowe (health).
E22/003 DECLARATIONS OF MEMBERS’ INTERESTS
No member declared an interest in any item under discussion.
E22/004 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
No members of the public were present.
E22/005 CONFIRMATION OF PREVIOUS MINUTES
It was RESOLVED to confirm the minutes of the meeting held 21st March.
E22/006 COMMITTEE TERMS OF REFERNECE
The committee terms of reference were noted.
E22/007 REVIEW OF YEAR TO DATE INCOME AND EXPENDITURE
The income and expenditure year to date was noted.
E22/008 TOWN CENTRE MANAGEMENT REPORT
The Town Centre Management report was noted. It was suggested that the expiry date be featured more prominently on vouchers when they are redesigned.
E22/009 EVENTS UPDATE REPORT
The briefing on upcoming events was noted, it was agree a cashless payment option should be available at the Pumpkin Path for donations and that the suggested donation be clearly communicated as voluntary.
It was agreed to increase the Christmas Market stall fees by £5.
The committee noted the positive feedback received from the public on the Music Festival, particularly the Music on the Moor and Folk at the Theatre events.
E22/010 AL FRESCO DINING EVENTS 2022
It was RESOLVED to proceed with al fresco dining events in August and September 2022 subject as outlined in report E-22-03 subject to there being two security officers employed per night.
E22/011 COACH PARKING
It was RESOLVED to write to reaffirm the aspiration to see coach parking provided at the bus station and that the Town Clerk write to the Chief Executive of Cheshire East Council and the Executive Director for Place requesting they direct officers to facilitate the necessary orders to effect the change.
E22/012 QUESTIONS TO THE TOWN CLERK
No questions were raised.
E22/013 OUTSTANDING MATTERS LOG
The log was noted.
E22/014 DATE OF THE NEXT MEETING
It was noted the next scheduled meeting would be held on 1st August 2022 at 7:00pm.