MINUTES of the Directors Meeting Monday 20 November 2017,

MINUTES of the Directors Meeting 1815-1850
Monday 20 November 2017, Richard Almond Room, Pelton House
Present: MB  KL  BP  LS  JW [5]     Member: AP
 
1 Apologies for Absence: AC  AH  PK 
2 Minutes of the meeting Monday Oct 20 2017 – agreed, signed by Chairman.
3 Matters arising not already on the Agenda – none.
4 Chairman’s Matters
   4.1 Sale of old Mags on eBay – ‘on-going’.
   4.2 Framing of pictures – more up, more to do, frames still to purchase.
   4.3 Curtains rehanging – ‘to be done’.
   4.4 Dordrecht’ – 6 May 2018, arrangements ‘on-going’.
   4.5 property insurance – insufficient time, to be done next year.
   4.6 ECF clocks – 11 being purchased at £25/clock.
6 Secs’ Reports and Correspondence
   KL –  nothing.
   6.1 Director changes – JW ‘to be done’.
7 Treasurer Report on financial
   7.7.2 Budget – updated sheet distributed.
8 Premises Officers Report
   8.1 SWMLtd Fire Extinguishers Serviced – JW to pay.
   8.2 PK Boiler to be serviced.
   8.3 Roof – scaffolding to go up tomorrow.
9 Website – MB – past histories available, some added, personal pages created for members
    profiles.
10 Junior chess – ‘on-going’.
11 Tournament Controllers Report – Winter Tournaments ‘up and running’.
12 Captains Report – started very well – all teams only 2 lost.  see Website
13 New members:
     Rei Celo – Student Member – agreed unanimous
     Varley Nicolas – Full Member – agreed unanimous
14 Library – books donated by JN all sorted – 150 new to Library.
15 Time/date next meeting:
               Tuesday 09 January 2018, 1815, RA Rm, PH
16 Any other business
   16.1 Honorarium – as last year – agreed unanimous.
   16.2 £100 for Library Books at Congress – cancelled – agreed unanimous.

KEN