Directors’ Meeting: Monday 17 August 2015

 
HASTINGS & ST LEONARDS CHESS CLUB LTD
 
Minutes of the Directors’ Meeting: Monday 17 August 2015 1815, Pelton House, Richard Almond Room
                                                        
Present:  Marc Bryant, Bill Penfold, Con Power, Lona Steuart [4]
 
In Attendance: Paul Buswell (acting Secretary), Ken Lucas (Minutes)
              
The Chairman opened the Meeting at 1815
 
1 Apologies for Absence: Jeremy Hudson, Jim Wheeler
 
2 Minutes of the Meeting of Monday 27 July 2015 (previously circulated) – accepted, signed by the Chairman.
 
3 Matters arising not already on the agenda – none
   
4 Chairman’s matters
  4.1 BCMS –  2 purchased.
  4.2 Gas meter – purchased £35, to be installed.
  4.3 Cherry-picker – £80/hour.  Committee agreed to proceed.  PB asked about ‘licence’ – MB to discuss with
         operator.
  4.4 E Grimstead £150 donation – MB to check with JW thanks sent.
 
5 Web Site
   5.1 Access to Web Site – as last meeting.
 
6 Secretary’s report and correspondence – PB
  6.1 Auditing accounts – no member having requested an audit the accounts will be examined. MB to check with JW.
  6.2 Bethune – one has dropped out.
  6.3 Pelton House documents – two documents considered worth keeping, rest to be shredded by MB.
  6.4 Committee’s proposals – none.
  6.5 Committee’s nominations – none.
                                                                  
7 Treasurer’s report and financial – JW absent
     
8 Premises officer’s report – PK absent
  8.1 Seals for fire door 
  8.2 Back wall 
 
9 Junior chess – PK absent
 
10 Tournament controller
  10.1 Summer tournaments – MB (RN) ‘up and running’.
  10.2 Grading – no response to Email.
 
11 Weekend tournament – similar to before, 160 and under grading limit, last weekend October.  Committee agreed
     to go ahead.
 
12 Membership
  12.1 none
  12.2 Membership lists required/requested – CP to send.
 
13 Time/date next meeting :  Monday 14 September 2015, 1815, Richard Almond Room, Pelton House
 
14  Any other business
  14.1 PB ‘Rapid-Play’ Monday 31 August.
   14.2 CP Hastings Week Tournament, 12 October, for casual players.  PB opportunity to promote Club.  CP to
           Email members.
   14.3 Kent Chess AGM 06 September.
   14.4 Friendly match v Wanstead ? MB to investigate.
 
MB thanked the retiring Committee/Officers for their efforts and hard work.    
 
                                                                                                                                           The Meeting closed at 1835

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