Venue: Virtual Meeting - Zoom Committee Meeting with Public Access via YouTube. View directions
Contact: Jeremy Livitt
Link: Watch Live Webcast
Apologies for absence
Declarations of interest
To note any Declarations of Interest raised by Councillors.
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.
Matters Arising From Events and Finance Sub Groups
To consider matters arising from meetings of the Events and Finance Sub-Group
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:
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.
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.