Minutes for board meeting 20th April 2020

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Date of meeting: Monday 20th April 2020 (Zoom meeting)

Present: Joe Taylor, Dave Fairhurst, Pat Bray, Kath Godfrey, Ste Henderson, Jonathan Roby, Alan Kehoe, Paul Corkill,

Apologies: Ian Bowyer, Jane Fairhurst

Absent: Danny Halliwell

Chair: Joe Taylor

Minutes: Dave Fairhurst

Declarations of interest:


Referenceto agendaMinuteAction
1Minutes of meeting of 13 April 2020Agreed
2Matters arising:Dealt with as part of meeting

3Box scheme update:KG informed the Board that the box scheme had taken £2600 in the last week. This was down on the previous week, possibly because of problems accessing the website, which have now been resolved by Neil.Overall, the scheme made a loss of £300 last week.Box scheme not currently taking on volunteers, who are being directed towards helping with the growing, 2 per day is the current safe limit on the growing.

4Job Retention scheme:After discussion the staff proposed for inclusion in the claim to HMRC were agreed, subject to details of the claiming process.

5A.O.B:P.B. reported crowdfunding scheme had raised £2425 towards target of £3000.DF and RH to get together to discuss details of licence for neighbour to occupy part of buffer to allotments, with no exclusive possession of the land.  

Date and time of next meeting



63.00 p.m. Monday 27th April 2020
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