GREEN SOCIAL HALL MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
of an Annual General Meeting for 2021/22
7 June 2022
1. Welcome and Apologies. Viv Taylor, Chair of the Committee, welcomed members
of the community, Trustees and Committee Membersto the meeting. Total attendance was twelve. Apologies had been received from Mandy
Howell, David Ellis, Ken Ferson and Michael Townsend.
2. Minutes of an AGM held on 19 October
2021. The AGM approved the minutes
of the meeting: proposed, John Martin,seconded, Pat Brooke, all agreed.
3. Matters arising. All matters arising appeared for discussion
later in the agenda.Viv Taylor reported that Amy Muldrew had been co-opted to
the Committee in February 2022 under Section 3 of the Hall Constitution and she
would be seeking election at this AGM.
4. Chair’s Annual Report. Viv Taylor’s Report concentrated on the final
lifting of Covid-19 restrictions and the Committee’s role in reviving village
activity. Sadly, the lock-downs had led
to the demise of two regular user groups.
The Committee had run a Harvest Supper and a Christmas Dinner, and had
been pleased to contribute to the celebrations for the Queen’s Platinum
Jubilee. The report also touched on
likely maintenance costs in the future. Hilary
Paskinsproposed that the Report should be accepted, seconded Barry Nelson, all
5. Hon. Treasurer’s Report and Approval
of the Accounts. The Hon.Treasurer
reported that Covid-19 restrictions had led to a considerable decrease in
booking fees during the year, resulting in an operational deficit for
2021/22. This had been offset by a
government grant, which had contributed to a healthy balance in the bank and
savings accounts. Jill Olleyproposed
that the Report and Accounts should be approved, seconded Hilary Paskins, all
AGM thanked Marylyn Nelson for auditing the 2021/22 accounts.
Treasurer added that it was inevitable that booking fees would have to rise but
that the Committee had yet to determine the amount. It was important that any increase did not
deter regular and potential users. Viv
Taylor proposed that the Committee should be authorised to raise the booking
fees by a ‘reasonable amount’, seconded Hilary Paskins, all agreed.
6. Election of the Social Hall
Management Committee. Viv Taylor
reported that Davis Ellis had asked to resign from the Committee following
manyyears of the greatestservice.
Committee members will miss his wise advice and practical help. The AGM asked that its thanks should be
recorded in the minutes. Otherwise, current members of the Committee were happy
to stand again; and Alan Warner, present at the meeting, expressed an intertest
in becoming a Committee member.
Brooke proposed that the current Committee, plus Alan Warner but less David
Ellis should be elected en bloc.
Seconded Jill Martin and all agreed.
Committee Membersfor 2022/23 are thus: David Brooke, Mandy Howell, John
Martin, Amy Muldrew, Barry Nelson, Jill Olley, Hilary Paskins, Viv Taylor and
Vaughn Thornell and Alan Warner.
7. Election of Officers. Current officers were willing to stand again
and were re-electeden bloc: proposed Hilary Paskins, seconded Jill
Olley, all agreed.:
Vice-Chair Vaughn Thornell
Hon. Secretary David
Hon. Treasurer Graeme
7. Any other business. Three matters were raised:
Tony Davison behalf of the Social Hall Trustees, thanked
the Committee forits hard work, and particularlyin getting the Hall up and
running following the Covid-19 pandemic.
Alan Warner asked that the range of activities relating to grounds
maintenance should be clarified. The
Committee will do this.
The Chair thanked all who had made the recent Queen’s
Platinum Jubilee celebrations such a success.
her thanks to all those attending the AGM, the Chair closed the meeting at 8.15pm.
Brooke, Hon. Secretary
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