Marketing and Events Committee
Minutes of the meeting 01 11 2021
In attendance: Cllr Hazel Faddes Cllr Tom Dunlop Cllr Ben Wye
Cllr Joe Cosby Cllr Dennis Straine-Francis
|To receive apologies for absence
Cllr Jill Rhodes; Cllr Marilyn Houston
|To note declarations of Members’ interests
Cllr Straine Francis declared a non-pecuniary interest in agenda item 10 as a member of the Royal British Legion
|To confirm and sign the Minutes of the Marketing and Events Committee meeting held on Monday 19th July 2021.
RESOLVED: That the minutes are approved as a true record of the meeting
|To review the year to date financial position for the Marketing and Events Committee
The Report was noted.
|To consider and approve a Crewe Town Council Events Strategy and Action Plan
RESOLVED: That a Crewe Town Council Events Strategy and Action Plan is drafted for consideration
|To receive and consider an update on Lumen Festival of Lights 2021
i. That Chorus is added to the list of installations (additional cost £9,000)
ii. That the Lumen Lite Trail and programme is approved
|To receive and consider an update on Christmas activity 2021
i. The programme of activity was welcomed
ii. The Communications & Events Manager was thanked for bringing the programme together
|To seek agreement from members regarding the future direction of cultural events, including Chinese New Year
i. Working with the Crewe Community Programming Group (Once Established) to identify and develop a programme of cultural events which are relevant to led by the community. With a view of event delivery from 2023 onwards
|To receive an update on the Crewe Remembrance Sunday Service
|RESOLVED: That the Remembrance events planned go ahead with the support of the committee, subject to any emerging Public Health guidance and direction
|To receive an update on the Arts Council England Lumen LightLab application
The completion of the project was noted.
|To receive an update on the Tree of Light Service
The update was noted.
|To consider and inform the budget setting process for 2022/23 financial year
RESOLVED: That the draft committee budget is approved and recommended for adoption.
|To note the proposed date of the next meeting 31st January 2022 at 7pm – location and format of the meeting to be confirmed subject to current Covid-19 guidance and restrictions
Meeting Closed at 8.48pm
Chair Cllr Joe Cosby
Clerk R Rhodes