Directors Meeting: 05/11/2018

HASTINGS & ST LEONARDS CHESS CLUB LTD

Minutes of the Directors Meeting

Monday 5th November 2018,  18.15,  Richard Almond Room, Pelton House

Present: M Bryant, A Cload, A Hustwayte, K Lucas, L Steuart, J Wheeler [6]

As all expected present the Meeting started at 1810.

1 Apologies for Absence : W Penfold

2 Minutes of the meeting  :  18‎ ‎Sep 2018 – accepted, signed by Chairman

3 Matters arising not already on the Agenda
3.1 P Kelly – MB expressed concerns about his relationships with PK.
£60 outstanding which PK wished to pay with £10/paint/brush – the Committee accepted reluctantly.

4 Library – £750 budgeted for book cases – MB to investigate possible good condition used options – agreed.

5 Chairman’s Matters
5.1 Framing of pictures – still on-going
5.2 Hastings Library – MB advised request for an event – passed to HICC, ECF
5.3 Curtains – still on-going
5.4 Wobbly Table – still on-going
5.5 Utilities – in process – Gas switching supplier, Electricity waiting, Water in credit.
5.6 Re-positioning of the meters (currently all in basement flat) – on-going
5.7 Championship Board – MB to investigate cost of renovation and up-dating – on-going
5.8 Change old mobile number as contact to Housekeeper land-line on the outside Board – done.
5.9 Council Tax – Period 01/01/18 to July 2018 request for reduction – on-going

6 Secs’ Reports and Correspondence – none

7 Treasurer Report on financial
7.1 Member renewals – JW gave an account of progress and any needing reminders.
7.2 Budget – nothing new
7.3 Insurance due for renewal – ‘contents’ was with ECF but now with building insurance.
7.4 Junior Chess/M Woodhams has submitted bill for £320 for last year – agreed.

8 Premises Officers and Housing Committee Report
8.1 Door Bell – now replaced by MB.
8.2 Outside Sign – now up.
8.3 MB has touched up chipped white paintwork.

9 Website – Domain payment paid.

10 Junior chess – MB reported Maidstone match, report in Hastings Observer.

11 Tournament Controllers Report – to include some Juniors in the Rush/Pelton
some minor readjustments will be made.

12 Captains Report
12.1  Kent  QP – JW reports Club won the final.
12.2  Mid Sussex – see Website
12.3  Kent – see Website

13 New members
T.Stock – Full Member – agreed
Juniors : A Lebedev, E Stacey, C Wickrameneyoke, T Wickrameneyoke, W Coble – agreed.

14 Time/date next meeting : Monday 17 December 2018, 1815, RA Rm, PH

15 Any other business
15.1 Possible P Buswell Rapid Play Day on 27 December – TBC

The meeting closed at 1906