Marketing and Events

Marketing and Events

Minutes meeting of 24th May 2021

In attendance: Cllr Hazel Faddes, Cllr Marilyn Houston, Cllr Tom Dunlop, Cllr Joe Cosby and Cllr Dennis Straine-Francis

ME/21/1/1 To receive apologies for absence

Cllr Phoenix Morrissey and Cllr Jamie Messent

ME/21/1/2 To elect the Chair and Deputy Chair

RESOLVED:
i. That Cllr Joe Cosby is elected Chair of the committee
ii. That Cllr Dennis Straine-Francis is elected Deputy Chair of the committee

ME/21/1/3 To note declarations of Members’ interests

None

ME/21/1/4 Public Participation

None present and no comments or questions received

ME/21/1/5 To confirm and sign the Minutes of the Marketing and Events Committee meeting held on Monday 15th March 2021

RESOLVED: That the minutes are approved as a true record of the meeting

ME/21/1/6 To receive an update on the Market Hall from Christopher McCaughran (MAM Events and Animation Manager)
Mr McCaughran was unable to attend

ME/21/1/7 To review the year to date financial position for the Marketing and Events Committee

Noted

ME/21/1/8 To receive an update with regards to the Crewe Place Brand delivery plan

The report was noted

RESOLVED: That £2,000 from the Place Brand budget was approved for the identified spend to support the implementation of the place brand

ME/21/1/9 To consider to support the Football Tournaments event organised by Crewe FC with 1 free parking day

RESOLVED: That n.1 free car park day is allocated to support the event as per Crewe FC proposal (subject to Cheshire East confirmation of the n.4 car parking days for 2021), but to request from CEC that the free car park option cover all eligible car parks in town. In the understanding that Crewe FC will be responsible for marshalling the parking, display any notices and signage

ME/21/1/10 To receive an update with regard to Lumen 2021

The report and update was noted. Members expressed interest in delivering an extended event with more features (subject to safety and public health considerations) to help support the town following the challenging time faced during the pandemic

ME/21/1/11 To consider proposals for the delivery of n.5 Community events in Crewe

RESOLVED: That The Cat Radio is appointed for delivery of the events

ME/21/1/12 To receive and consider an update with regard to the Summer SpareParts event

Members discussed in detail the considerations for public health and the safety of the proposals.

RESOLVED: That Spare Parts is engaged to discuss alternative options and delivery, with delegation to the Chair for approval of the final proposals

ME/21/1/13 To receive and consider an update with regards to the Crewe Town Council rebranding project

RESOLVED:
i. That the third option for the Lumen Festival is approved subject to the following changes:
a. “Lumen” is moved to above the symbol
b. “Crewe Town Council’s Festival of Light” is displayed below the symbol across 2 lines
ii. That the third option for the Traction Festival is approved subject to the following amendments:
a. “Traction” is moved to above the symbol
b. “Crewe Town Council’s Festival of Movement” is displayed below the symbol across 2 lines

ME/21/1/14 To note the date of the next Marketing and Events Committee meeting: Monday 19th July 2021. Location and/or the format of the meeting as yet to be confirmed, based on the guidance and regulations at that time.

Meeting Closed at 7:48pm

Chair Cllr Joe Cosby
Clerk P Turner

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