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Documents : 30/03/2009

Minutes of the General Purposes Sub Committee Meeting held at

TRiBOURNE Catering Services Ltd

Monday 30th March 2009

In the Chair: Brian Whalley (BW)

1. Members in attendance:

Brenda Hopkins (BH)
Jeff Shaw (JS)
Lawrence Marsland (LM)
Eddie Crabtree (EC)
Ian Burnett (IB)

2. Apologies:

Doreen Schofield (DS)
Pat Bailey (PB)
Yvonne Spurrell (YS)
Ron Linton (RL)
Chris Waker (CW)

3. Minutes:

The minutes of the General Purposes Sub Committee held on Thursday 14th January 2009 were accepted as a correct record.

4. Matters Arising:

None

5. Website:

It was agreed to encourage Clubs to register their details on the website. This could be done by contacting the Development Groups and promoting the website through their members.

JS to act as 'webmaster'.

6. SPAA:

Nothing to report.

7. Stockport Sports Trust:

It was reported that the Sport Development Section of Stockport Council would transfer to the Sports Trust with effect from 1st April 2009. A question was raised as to what exactly the role of Sports Development would be within the Trust framework.

It was also reported that 'over 60's' could register on-line for free swimming sessions.

8. Annual Dinner:

Everyone in agreement that the event had gone well. The food was good and the speaker had performed reasonably well.

BH reported on the financial arrangements on the evening. It was agreed that the financial framework needs to be reviewed for next year.

9. SDCF Funding:

A request had been received to consider an application for funding after the closing date for submissions. It was agreed that if forms are not returned by 31st March 2009 applications would not be considered. Action JS to advise of decision.

It was agreed to invite the Chair/Secretary of Development Groups to the next meeting so that any questions regarding their SDCF submissions could be resolved during the meeting. This would hopefully speed up the process by not having to wait for any additional information required to determine the allocation. Action JS to invite Development Group Chairs/Secretaries.

10. Next Meeting:

The next meeting will be held on Tuesday 21st April 2009 at Hazel Grove Bowling & Tennis Club commencing at 7:30 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to determine the allocations of the SDCF Funding for 2009/10. Action JS to circulate members with details of the applications received.

The following meeting would be held on Tuesday 28th April 2009 commencing at 7:30 p.m. Venue to be arranged.

The meeting closed at 8:30 p.m.