Councillors Hartley, Coan, Lowe, Russell, Watson and Wood
A Keppel-Green (Town Clerk)
E23/002 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Apologies were received from Cllrs Banks and Forrest (personal business)
E23/003 DECLARATIONS OF MEMBERS’ INTERESTS
No member declared an interest in any item under discussion.
E23/004 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
No members of the public were present.
E23/005COMMITTEE TERMS OF REFERENCE
The terms of reference were noted.
E23/006CONFIRMATION OF PREVIOUS MINUTES
It was RESOLVED to approve the minutes of the Events and Town Centre Management committee meeting held on 3rd April.
E23/007 REVIEW OF YEAR TO DATE INCOME AND EXPENDITURE
The committee income and expenditure year-to-date was noted.
E23/008 RECENT AND UPCOMING EVENTS
The report on recent and upcoming events was noted. The committee discussed the challenges of securing sponsors and noted complaints from the community regarding the town centre coronation decorations. It was suggested that Duke of Edinburgh students be engaged to support events, such as by litter picking the Christmas Market.
The challenges presented by A50 traffic during the Remembrance Sunday service was noted and it was suggested that “slow” signs were installed to reduce traffic noise.
It was RESOLVED to liaise with churches on the location for the crib service, noting the challenges presented by A50 traffic noise during the service.
It was RESOLVED to adopt the actions suggested in report E-23-02 as the committee action plan for the current financial year.
E23/010 OUTSTANDING MATTERS LOG
The log was noted.
E23/011 DATE OF THE NEXT MEETING
It was noted that the next scheduled meeting would be held on 2nd October 2023 at 6:30pm.