Agenda and minutes

Charity Trustees - Wednesday, 25th September, 2019 6.45 pm

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Venue: Council Chamber

Contact: Email: committees@midsussex.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Chairman.

Minutes:

Councillor Sweatman proposed that Councillor Trumble be elected as Chairman of the Charity Trustees for 2019/20. This was seconded by Councillor Stockwell and with no further nominations put forward, this was agreed.

 

RESOLVED

 

That Councillor Trumble be elected as Chairman of the Charity Trustees for the 2019/2020 Council year.

2.

Appointment of Vice-Chairman.

Minutes:

Councillor Trumble proposed that Councillor Margaret Belsey be appointed as Vice Chairman of the Charity Trustees for 2019/20. This was seconded by Councillor Bradbury and with no further nominations put forward, this was agreed.

 

RESOLVED

 

That Councillor Margaret Belsey be appointed as Vice Chairman of the Charity Trustees for the 2019/2020 Council year.

 

3.

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the Meeting held on 25 July 2018. pdf icon PDF 143 KB

Minutes:

The Minutes of the meeting held on 25 July were agreed as a correct record by those Members who were present at the meeting, and signed by the Chairman.

4.

To receive Declarations of Interest from Members in respect of any matter on the agenda.

Minutes:

None.

5.

To consider any items that the Chairman of the Charity Trustees agrees to take as urgent business.

Minutes:

None.

6.

Council Charitable Land - Annual Operational Report 2019. pdf icon PDF 318 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Solicitor to the Council introduced the report and highlighted two specific items that the Trustees were being asked to approve in relation to iron railings at Beech Hurst Gardens, and improvements at the cricket club at St John’s Park, Burgess Hill. He clarified that work has begun and is ongoing at the cricket club, with the completion date depending on further discussions with the club.

 

Peter Stuart, Head of Corporate Resources clarified the depreciation policy, as set out on p.26 in response to a Member’s question around the impact of vandalism at the Richard Worsley Recreation Ground.

 

The Chairman took the Trustees to the recommendations which were unanimously agreed.

 

RESOLVED

 

That the Charity Trustees:

 

1.         Noted and agreed the contents of this report and approve the Charities’

                        Accounts for 2018/2019;

 

2.         Considered the requests and approved the proposals set out in the report in respect of Beech Hurst and St. Johns Park