Venue: Melksham Town Hall

Contact: Linda Roberts, Town Clerk 

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Declarations of Interest

To receive any Declarations of Interest in respect of items on this agenda as required by the Code of Conduct adopted by the Council.


Members are reminded that, in accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct, they are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary interest or other registrable interests which have not already been declared in the Council’s Register of Interests. Members may however, also decide, in the interests of clarity and transparency, to declare at this point in the meeting, any such disclosable pecuniary interests which they have already declared on the Register, as well as any other registrable or other interests.



Minutes pdf icon PDF 137 KB

To approve the Minutes of the Asset Management Committee Meetings held on 16 December 2019 and 23 December 2019.

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Town Hall Feasibility Study pdf icon PDF 4 MB

To consider the proposals for the Town Hall contained in the feasibility study, in conjunction with the indicative costs per Pritchard’s feasibility study and the buildings conditions survey for the Town Hall, and the urgent works required.


To decide on the next course of action and funding sources.  The Town Clerk’s confidential briefing to be circulated separately by email.

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Buildings Condition Surveys pdf icon PDF 210 KB

To consider the building condition surveys prepared to date for:


The Town Hall

War Memorial, Canon Square

Round House

Melksham Independent News Building

Art House Café

Rear of office/café/garage

Assembly Hall



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Quotes for remedial works to the Town Hall pdf icon PDF 80 KB

To consider the attached quotes from Kan Connections to carry out remedial electrical and lighting works to the Town Hall and confirm how the cost will be met.



Art House Cafe Electrical Works pdf icon PDF 55 KB

To consider a request from the tenants of the Art House Café for remedial works to the electricity supply and to relocate the meter box for the public toilets, and to delegate authority for the work to be carried out to the Town Clerk. One quote is attached.


Amenities Audit pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the recommendations contained in the report, which has been prepared in line with the attached brief.


To decide on the next course of action.

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Architect's quote re the maintenance shed pdf icon PDF 23 KB

To consider the attached quote from NVB Architects to provide architectural services leading up to the submission of a planning application (RIBA Stage 3) for a replacement maintenance building and confirm how the cost will be met.


CCTV pdf icon PDF 37 KB

To consider an email received from a resident regarding CCTV and to decide on a course of action.


Wessex Water - Water Refill Unit pdf icon PDF 60 KB

To consider a partnership with Wessex Water to provide a refill station as part of a bid to encourage people to avoid single-use plastics and promote hydration, and to approve the proposed location. See plan attached.

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Film Equipment

To approve the quote for a Dolby CP750 replacement digital cinema processor for the Assembly Hall, from the sole provider of this piece of equipment. Quote to follow.


Report regarding the Residents' Tree Planting Campaign pdf icon PDF 159 KB

Members are asked to consider the report approved by the Environment and Climate Working Group. Report attached.