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that the minutes of the meeting
of the Committee held on 16th March, 2016, as now submitted, be
received and approved.
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The Assistant Chief Executive
(Governance) and Monitoring Officer presented the report and took
the opportunity to update the Committee on progress since the
previous Charities Committee meeting held on 16th March,
2016 as follows:-
Temporary Facilities for the
Temporary changing facilities
would continue to be provided to the Cricket Club for the current
season with a new licence to be entered into for the new season (on
the same terms as the previous licence) with an agreed termination
date of 1st December, 2016.
The Trust’s Accounts for
the financial year 2014/15 reported a retained deficit of
£104k with the cumulative deficit to the end of March 2016
showing at just over £120k. To date, for 2016/17, the Council
had made a further £181.26 payment on behalf of the
In relation to progress for
entering into the proposed Leases, Committee Members were updated
on the following:-
The Council had been informed
that the Football Club wanted to enter into a dialogue about the
possibility of it taking over the Trust in its entirety from the
Council. Legal advice had been obtained
by the Club which recommended them to refrain from commenting about
the lease until after the Council has replied about the Club taking
over the Trust. In addition, no quotes
had yet been received in relation to the works to the
The Bowls Club had advised the
Council that it was unable to enter into a lease as it could not
afford to pay the rent and cover the other costs associated with
taking on the lease.
The Cricket Club informed the
Council that it was not able to accept the terms of a lease if the
temporary facility was to be removed during 2017 as this would not
allow sufficient time to obtain funding for, and build, a new
permanent facility. Dialogue was entered into and an offer was made
by the Council to extend the retention of the temporary facilities
for a further year until 2018.
The Cricket Club had
subsequently confirmed that it wished to continue working with the
Council and might consider signing a lease if the temporary
facility remains on site on a rolling one year extension negotiated
on an annual basis.
The Visitors Centre had signed
and agreed to the heads of terms and the process of drafting the
lease had commenced. Once drafted, the Council would be seeking
confirmation of acceptance of the terms from CISWO and to advertise
the lease, as set out in earlier reports to Committee, before
seeking permission from the Charities Committee.
As outlined above, the Football
Club had informed the Council that it wished to enter into a
dialogue about the possibility of it taking over the Trust in its
entirety from the Council.
The Council was of the belief
that the future operation of the site was a separate matter to the
ongoing lease negotiations. The future running ...
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