Meeting 7th March 2017

Minutes of Meeting held on 07 March 2017 @ 7.00pm at The Life Centre. Romiley.

Present: - Tracey Adams*(Chair) Beryl & Alan Smith*, Pam Reed*, Peter Birchenhough*, Debbie Barraclough*. Residents*.

Apologies: Jill Lince*

1. Minutes of the Meeting on 1 November 2016 were accepted as a correct record.

2. Treasurer's Report – As the treasurer was not present there was no report. AS presented accounts of £12 for compost and £37.94 for gardening gloves. A total of £ 49.94 was passed for payment. It was noted that the Treasurer had already been authorised to transfer £139 to the supplier of the new leaflets.

3. Action Plan

New signage at Carlton Ave and Compstall Rd plus a new signboard at the front entrance still outstanding due to loss of the artwork for our logo. DB may be able to help. JB to be asked to assist with the plan of the park plus any content.
Bulbs – planted
Optician’s bed - fully planted.
An additional bin to be requested at the Compstall Rd entrance as the convenience store has no bin but much litter. JB
The existing notice board to be removed.
Planters - Replanting was discussed and a mix of hebe and heucheras was agreed. AS will collect plants next week.
Obtain picnic table for rear of the park – funding required.
Laurel hedge along rear of garage is to be reduced in width. Programme required SKS.
Nest boxes – TA will bring to next gardening day.

4. New Leaflet

JA has been requested to transfer £139 to the supplier.

5. Community Fun Day

AS reported on the work already done by the very enthusiastic sub – committee comprising Gill Swallow, Joanne McCarthy, Darren Taylor, Katie Wade and Cheryl Chung.
The response from local community organisations has been excellent.
The licence application will go to the Area Committee in February.

6. TA expressed thanks to Life Centre for hosting our meetings and confirmed the dates in 2017. Next meeting 02 May 2017.

Gardening: 15 & 25 MARCH, 10.00 till Noon. Volunteers required. All welcome.