MINUTES OF THE EXECUTIVE MEETING HELD ON MONDAY 25th of JANUARY 2010
Present: A Platten, K Scott, I Evans, C Baxter, G Young, S Ord, R Harding & A Bowron.
Guets: M Hunter
Part; M Tait
Apologies; A Seghini, I Hertwick & J Wilkinson.
The first part of the meeting was used to discuss team matters with M Tait.
a) The possible replacements for Adam Sadler were discussed.
b) Player targets for signing and loan terms were discussed, with MT confirming the positions where players were required.
c) The current financial position, in relation to reduced gates, was discussed and this would be kept under review.
1. MINUTES OF LAST MEETING.
a) The minutes of the last meeting (04.01.10) were approved.
2. MATTERS ARISING.
a) With CB and GY attending the recent Conference EGM the following points were to be noted.
– In future any clubs that do not pay for loan players the Conference will deduct the money owed from future sponsorship payments.
– D Body (ex Worcester City) has been appointed to the position of assistant General Manager.
– Provision for the use of 7 substitutes for league games is being considered.
– The AGM will be on the 12th of June in Southport.
b) IKE confirmed that the invoice for the corporation tax (£37.7k) has been received and will be paid on he due date.
c) The final version of the leaflet had been approved and printed since the last meeting. KS confirmed that over the next 2 days 8500 leaflets advertising events, fixtures and “Party Options” will be distributed to households in Blyth. IKE also confirmed that Gavin Webster and John Scott were distributing Comedy Night flyers to a further 3000 homes.
d) IKE confirmed that the current fixture was accurate other than should Gainsborough win their replay in the FA Trophy we will be playing Hyde United on the 30th instead of Gainsborough.
a) KS confirmed that he has received the “signing off” of he new stand from NCC. IKE confirmed that the final payment has been sent.
b) IKE confirmed that our financial protocol report has been sent to Conference.
c) IKE went through details of a meeting he had with members of he Health Communities Collaborative who are wishing to attend a future match in relation to cancer awareness. details will Be circulated once agreed
d) From correspondence received it was agreed to confirm our table booking at the NFA dinner. Cost of tickets are £25 each.
4. ANY OTHER BUSINESS.
a) CB reported on his discussions with Draeger regarding on going shirt sponsorship. Firstly he was happy to report that the third year option was to be taken up and therefore shirt sponsorship ran through to the start of the 2011/12 season. Discussions are on going regarding a further extension.
b) Costs were to be put together regarding a fixture/event billboard for the club car park.
c) After discussion it was agreed that IKE will discuss with the company Jeremy Sherwin a further visit to Croft Park.
d) IKE confirmed that after the promotion to sell “half season” tickets over the Christmas period that our total season tickets for the remainder of the season stood at 107, the highest over the last eight years.
5. NEXT MEETING.
The next meeting will be held on Monday the 15th of January 2008 at 6pm.