2012/12/03 Playground

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3rd December 2012

165 Unconfirmed Minutes of Silverdale’s Playground Charity 521323 Trustees, held a meeting on Monday 3rd December 2012 at 7.30pm, in the Institute, following Silverdale Parish Council’s meeting.

166 Present: Chairman – Councillor T.G. (Terry) Bond, Councillors H.M.E. (Harriet) Bradfield, A.J. (Tony) Houghton, S.L. (Shirley) Mason, K. (Keith) Palmer, N. (Nigel) Ribbons, P.N. (Paul) Williams and A. (Angela) Woods, County Councillor S (Sarah) Fishwick, the Clerk L.D. (Denise) Challenor, and 1 member of the public.

167 Apologies for absence: Deputy Clerk Sue Hayward.

168 The Minutes of the last meeting held on Monday 3rd September, 2012 were signed as a true record.

169 Matters arising – None.

170 Declarations of Trustees interests relating to any items appearing on the Agenda. – None.

171 Matters Raised by Members of the Public for Future Consideration. – None.

172 The inspection report/Matters of concern.
The wooden strips are to be removed and filled with earth and seed to eliminate the trip hazard.
The “loose fixings” on the benches seem secure, so the next time the inspector goes the Chairman will attempt to be there to discover what the problem is. RESOLVED: The Clerk to arrange this and explore the possibility of the City Council securing them in the meantime.

173 Update on the repairs/works in the playground. (NR & PW)
The cradle swing has now been replaced.

174 A donation of £115 was authorized payable to Silverdale Parish Council towards the cradle swing, which was funded by them. (Cost was £115.06 net) Cheque 100010, £115.
175 More bark will be needed by the Spring and the Clerk will enquire with the Contractor and Playdale about price and explore as an alternative, ground up tyres, as found in horse ménages.

176 The date for the next meeting of the Trustees will be 4th February.

Mrs Denise Challenor
Clerk to the Trustees Tel. 01524 761824