Trust Board Meeting, 31st January 2005Print This Post

Venue: Novar Bar, Kirkcaldy

Present: James Proctor (JP), Collas Pilmer (CP), George Howie (GH), John Mainland (JM), Neil Langtree (NL), Alan Russell (AR), Chris McFarlane (CM)
Apologies: Tom Phillips (TP)

Minutes of previous meeting
Minutes were agreed as a fair record of the previous meeting

Treasurer’s report
Update given on finances

Membership update
Currently at 222 – 108 Founders, 92 New Adult, 22 Junior

Matters Arising
Meeting with Mr. Hutton and Mr. Caira had gone relatively well.
Need to arrange meeting with Mr. McGowan

Community Ownership Loan Fund:

  • Meeting with Co-op bank arranged. (Note: £2,000 minimum loan amount but no cost to the trust to buy into the scheme. Leaflets ordered for future publicity)
  • Cobbetts tackling legal work

Communication Committee:

  • Members letter to be issued ASAP
  • Good contact made with local press
  • Press Launch to be held before Clyde game with Public Launch to follow
  • Local councillors/politicians to be invited
  • Ex-players approached to publicly back campaign (Ally Gourlay)
  • Blueprint to be completed and circulated

Business Plan:

  • Collas to circulate plan to board members
  • Tidy up plan in order to circulate around interested trust volunteers
  • List of business contacts to be passed on early Feb


  • Approach Gibson, Spiers regarding professional advisors


Date of Next Meeting
Monday 14 February 2005 – 7.30pm @ Novar Bar

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