Agenda and draft minutes

Items
No. Item

8.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE.

Minutes:

Cllr. K. Mulholland.

9.

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING. pdf icon PDF 93 KB

To consider and approve the minutes of the meeting held on 7th April 2020. *

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 7th April 2020 were agreed.

10.

MATTERS ARISING.

Minutes:

None.

11.

DONATIONS FUNDS STATUS.

To note that £2,000 earmarked reserves are available plus the current annual budget of £5,000 giving £7,000 available for the 20-21 year. £1474 has already been donated this year leaving £5526 still available.

Minutes:

It was noted that current available funds were £5526 for the remainder of the financial year.

12.

TO CONSIDER GRANT APPLICATIONS FROM THE FOLLOWING ORGANISATIONS. pdf icon PDF 850 KB

a)   SERV – (County-wide blood delivery service). No specific amount requested. *

b)   Red Cross (International Aid Organisation). Request for £1,000. Report and accounts available on request. *

c)    Rockits Summer Grease Mini-musical event. £900 requested to cover screen hire & VAT. *

d)   Tenterden Museum. Annual grant normally £1,000. Request for £2,000 this year. *

e)   Twinning Association. Annual grant normally £500. Increase to £800 requested. *

f)    Tributes (budgeted from Town Events rather than donations allowance) £1000 annual grant requested as normal. *

Additional documents:

Minutes:

 

(a)     SERV Kent Blood and Medical Supplies Transport.  It was agreed that no grant should be awarded as the application does not satisfy the local criteria.

 

(b)     British Red Cross.  This is an International Organisation therefore it was agreed that no grant should be awarded as it does not satisfy the local criteria.

 

(c)     Rockits.  It was agreed to award £500 towards the rental of the screen for the fundraising event on 15th August 2020.

 

(d)     Tenterden & District Museum.  The request for was an increase in grant funding from £1,000 to £2,000.  It was agreed to award £1,500.

 

(e)     Tenterden & District Twinning Association. The request was for an increase of their annual grant from £500 to £800.  This was not agreed.  The award will remain at £500 p.a. and the Town Hall will be offered FOC to the TDTA for hospitality when they are hosting the French visit.

 

(f)      Tributes in the Park.  Cllr. Curteis declared an interest in this item due to her involvement in the event.  Therefore, the meeting was inquorate for this application.  However, Cllrs. Crawford and Mrs. Smith approved the award of the usual £1,000 annual grant but the decision must be made by the External Committee.

 

13.

ANY OTHER BUSINESS.

Minutes:

None.

14.

DATE OF NEXT MEETING.

Minutes:

To be arranged when further applications are received.