Agenda

Remote Zoom Meeting, Downs Committee
Monday, 21st September, 2020 2.00 pm

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Venue: Virtual Meeting - Zoom Committee Meeting with Public Access via YouTube. View directions

Contact: Jeremy Livitt 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Welcome and Introductions pdf icon PDF 100 KB

2.

Apologies for absence

3.

Action Tracker pdf icon PDF 25 KB

4.

Minutes of last meeting held on Monday 29th June 2020 pdf icon PDF 176 KB

5.

Declarations of interest

To note any Declarations of Interest raised by Councillors.

6.

Public Forum pdf icon PDF 293 KB

To consider items of Public Forum sent to the Downs Committee.

Interested parties can submit a written statement of approximately

one side of A4 to the Downs Committee by sending it to Democratic

Services by no later than 12pm on Friday 18th September 2020.

 

Anyone who wishes to present their public forum

statement at the zoom meeting must register their interest by

giving at least two clear working days’ notice prior to the

meeting by 2pm on Thursday 17th September 2020.

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE NEW

STANDING ORDERS AGREED BY BRISTOL CITY COUNCIL, YOU

MUST SUBMIT A STATEMENT TO ACCOMPANY YOUR

REGISTER TO SPEAK.

Additional documents:

7.

Matters Arising From Events and Finance Sub Groups

To consider matters arising from meetings of the Events and Finance Sub-Group

7a

Events and Finance Sub-Group - 10th July 2020 pdf icon PDF 66 KB

7b

Events and Finance Sub-Group - 9th September 2020 pdf icon PDF 62 KB

8.

Downs Maintenance Report (Ben Skuse) pdf icon PDF 28 KB

9.

Events Report (Amanda Sharpe) pdf icon PDF 54 KB

10.

Finance Update (Kevin Jay) pdf icon PDF 71 KB

11.

Petition for a Playground on the Downs - Councillor Carla Denyer pdf icon PDF 605 KB

This item has been added to the agenda with the agreement of the

Chair and Vice-Chair of the Committee.

 

Councillor Carla Denyer has submitted a statement and will be in

attendance for this item at the full Committee to present this item and answer any

Committee Member’s questions.

 

Full details of the petition can befound at this link below:

 

https://actionnetwork.org/petitions/downsplayground

 

12.

Leisure Loop - Vicki Cracknell/Fin McNab - Update Report pdf icon PDF 61 KB

13.

Any Other Business

This item will include discussion requests from the Students Union and the Downs Football League relating to Downs Committee Football Matches to be introduced by Jonathon Baker (Merchant Venturers).

 

The Students Union have requested that in the event that matches are called off due to public health reasons (e.g. Covid19), these will be rescheduled for a Saturday or Sunday within the season and where this is not possible, the matches will be refunded. They are requesting a reduction in their annual fee arising from this situation,

 

In addition, the Downs Football League have requested that they receive a reduction in their annual fee for 2019/20 due to being unable to finish the season due to COVID-19.

 

14.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting is the Annual Meeting of the Committee and is scheduled to be held at 2pm on Monday 16th November 2020.