HASTINGS & ST LEONARDS CHESS CLUB LTD
Minutes of the Directors Meeting: Monday 18th July 2016
Pelton House, Richard Almond Room
Present: Marc Bryant, Adrian Cload, Lona Steuart, Mason Woodhams 
In Attendance: Ken Lucas (Minutes)
The Chairman opened the Meeting at 1815
1 Apologies for Absence: JH, James Wheeler, Bill Penfold
2 Minutes of the Meeting of 20 June 2016 (previously circulated) – accepted, signed by the Chairman.
3 Matters arising not already on the agenda – none
4 Library – MB reported new system up and running, still chasing non-returned books.
5 Chairman’s matters
5.1 Match Sets – JW to investigate whilst in London.
5.2 Weekend Tournament : Last – <175, £57 profit. Next – <150, 24/25 September. MW expressed Clubs thanks to MB/JH.
5.3 Framing of pictures : more done, more to be done. A further £40 agreed.
5.4 Curtains rehanging – still to do.
5.5 Sale of old mags on E-bay – still to do.
5.6 Remove and repair of sign – to be done.
5.7 Air conditioning – Tower Fan purchased and working – waiting for member response.
6 Secretary’s report and correspondence : MB reported no correspondence.
7 Treasurer’s report and financial
7.1 Membership renewals : waiting on 3 members to complete their subscription.
7.2 Budget : nothing.
7.3 Possible fee for non club members – MB proposed £20pa for Wednesday afternoons only, to start Sept 2017
8 Premises officer’s report – nothing
9 Website : nothing
10 Junior chess : MW reports – steady increase in numbers (13), 2 into the Giga Final, gave a simul during Junior Club Meeting, suggestion for new curtains.
11 Tournament controller : MB advised 17 in 30 mins Tournament with 13 months to complete, 10 mins Tournament also starting soon.
12.1 McArthur Cup: BC AGM report read out, BC standing down, Proposed do not enter – Vote 2 for 1 against.
12.2 Kent League fixture meeting September 21.
12.3 Cups to be taken home when presented – next Agenda
13.1 New Members :
Samuel Osmond, Junior Member, agreed
Andrew Osmond, Full Member, agreed
William Stott, Full Member, agreed
No subscription to be paid until after AGM.
14 Time/date next meeting : Monday 08 August 2016, 1815, Richard Almond Room, Pelton House.
15 Any other business :
15.1 LS advised potential new member coming tomorrow.
15.2 MW has a large TV to donate – AGM
15.3 MW suggest consider moving – after considerable discussion and opposition MW to consider putting to AGM.
15.4 MB suggested purchasing new chairs to replace broken ones – agreed.
The Meeting closed at 2020