February 2020 Trust Board Meeting

LINCOLN CITY SUPPORTERS SOCIETY LIMITED

(Trading as Red Imps Community Trust)

Minutes of the Board Meeting Held on Monday 10th February 2020

The meeting commenced at 6.30pm.

PRESENT:

James Lammin (JL) (Chairman)

Trevor Swinburne (TS) (Vice Chairman)

John Wilson (JW) (Secretary)

Amanda Slater (AS) (Via Link)

Steve Tointon (Treasurer)

Peter Doyle (PD) (Via Link)

Steve Freestone (SF)

Ian Hodgson (IH)

Trevor Pacey (TP)

Jo Everatt (JE)

APOLOGIES:

Chris Baldam (CB)

Nigel Ford (NF)

MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD 13TH JANUARY 2020:

The minutes were accepted as a true record and signed by the Chairman (JL).

MATTERS ARISING:

With reference to the Trust Ambassadors role TS presented a protocol document, which was adopted.

TRUST GOVERNANCE:

With reference to the positions of Membership Secretary on the Trust Board, Ian Hodgson has agreed to become Membership Secretary.

JW gave an update regarding the application to the FCA requesting a partial amendment to the Trust Rules to include the new Gold Membership Scheme. Application has been submitted and awaiting a response.

 

TRUST NAME CHANGE:

Agreed that the name of Red Imps Community Trust remains.

PUBLICATION OF TRUST MINUTES:

Agreed that once minutes were written, a copy to be sent to the Trust Chairman for agreement.

LINCOLN & DISTRICT SUPPORTERS CLUB:

CB has updated the Trust Board by email that the organisation is not a registered charity, he is still searching for a copy of the organisation’s constitution and hopes to be able to update the Board at next month’s meeting.

TRUST FINANCES:

ST presented the monthly bank account summaries for month ending 31st January 2020, and dealt with points raised.

Agreed not to renew local radio sponsorship due to lack of new members joining the Trust despite radio publicity.

FUND RAISING & EVENTS:

Agreed to stage a Race Night in April, also to liaise with Damien Froggatt re date.

IMPRESS NEWSLETTER:

Impress 4 has been produced by SF and is available to view on the on the Trust website.

Agreed that a letter prepared by SF be sent to all Trust members.

ANY OTHER BUSINESS:

Trust monthly draw – The February draw was made by TN, winner is Mr Paul A. Smith, ticket number 600.

DATE OF NEXT MEETING:

Next meeting will be held on Monday, 9th March 2020 commencing at 6.30pm.

The meeting concluded at 7.50pm.