Meeting Agenda

  • Agenda for Friends of Tividale Park meeting Tuesday 5th February 2018

Meeting to be held at The Gurdwara, Dudley Road West Tividale, Oldbury B69 2PJ  6.30pm to 8pm

  • Welcome and apologies
  • (apologies received: Barbara)
  • Visitors and guests
    • Jenny Hopcutt Neighbourhood Officer Sandwell Council
  • Matters arising from previous minutes.
  • New business / outstanding actions
    • Toddlers Playground Improvement Project
      • Vote on chairs proposal to employ Uniplay to mark children’s games and daily mile marking
      • Vote on finance for project – Loan from group funds until grants are received. (Can’t use Co-op £2000 grant for 3 years).
      • Can we ask the council to apply for Fields in Trust space status. (FIT legally protect parks and green spaces in perpetuity by working proactively and in partnership with landowners across the UK.)
    • New year new projects
      • Challenge to all members to get donation from local businesses towards Friends of Tividale Park activities. Work together so not to approach same organisation twice.
        • Receipt of donation of £100 from the Rotary Club of Oldbury.
        • A Day in Tividale Park Find and Seek Game
        • Park toilets – hire of portaloo to be stationed next to the Community Centre / Activity Centre during summer months. Discussion, costs, finance.
      • Outstanding Projects
        • Cherry Blossom Trees – later than planned
        • Community Centre delivery and hook up to mains and water
        • Co-op funded WW1 bench – update
        • Co-op funded Pencil Bin – update
      • New Events
        • Park Walk and Birdbox Survey, public event. Saturday 2nd or 9th March.
          • Council advised – any response?
          • Volunteers needed to help man gates and serve tea / coffee, put up gazebo if required.
      • Community / Activity Centre equipment / signs
        • News from Max / Nikki
        • Path in front of compound fence.
    • Exec members  and members present. / AOB
      • Chair – Max
      • Deputy Chair – Barbara
      • Secretary – Sue
      • Treasurer – Sharon
      • Child Protection – Megan
    • Forthcoming Events and dates of next meeting
      • 1st February – Community Payback Meeting at Tividale Park, 1.30pm
      • March meeting – Date
      • Park Walk and Birdbox Survey March 2nd
      • Have a Field Day picnic on Saturday 6th July

    To get in touch email secretary@friendsoftividalepark.org.uk

    Friends of Tividale Park are members of SCIPS, Black Country and Birmingham Wildlife Trust and work closely with Groundwork UK