Trust Board Meeting, 15th August 2005Print This Post

Venue: Novar Bar, Kirkcaldy

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

Minutes of previous meeting

Minutes were agreed as a fair record of the previous meeting

Treasurer’s report

Update of finances was given

Membership update

432 – 108 Founders, 276 New Adult, 48 Junior

Matters arising

Loan Fund – Propose to write offering opt-out by end August at latest or when takeover is complete – ONGOING (JP)

Loan Fund – Propose to use as a share buying or buyout fund – ONGOING (ALL)

McCree’s Battalion Donation – Find out more about costs – consider donation at next board meeting – PARKED WHILST RtR CAMPAIGN RUNNING

SD Membership – JP to send copy of accounts – ONGOING (JP)

Scot Exec – JP to circulate brief on report into “Football’s Future” – ONGOING (JP)

5’s Tournament – Planning to start and date set – OCT, FRAE FIFE TO LEAD – ONGOING (ALL)

Review of various RtR meetings attended by RRISS Board/Trust members, e.g. 19/07/05 (Finance) & 25/07/05 (Composite Group) – COMPLETED

Jim McMillan Club – still part of RtR? – YES – COMPLETED

Ground sharing suggestion – NO – COMPLETED

Review of RtR “Do’ers” mtg 20/06/05 – Loosely has 16 members with 10 regular attendees. GH issued minutes – COMPLETED

Review of Comms mtg involving Mike Melville. MM on holiday but 2 briefings have been held with a 3rd due. A credit card sized Mission Statement has been issued for discussion – COMPLETED

Review of Finance mtg . Group involves JP, Graeme Condie, Ali More. Meeting with Eric Drysdale to move matters forward – COMPLETED

Trust Board

Need to either reduce ambitions or to bring more people on board – ONGOING (ALL)

Propose to bring names of candidates to next board meeting – PARKED due to full efforts behind the RtR campaign (ALL)

It is now past the year end so an AGM will have to be set and nominations for Board membership scheduled – ONGOING


Upgrading to web site costing about £70 agreed (JP)

Co-op affinity can includes phone line/rental deal which is open to trust members. Details available on request.

Agreed to renew trust board advertising at RRFC and sponsor a player this season

Met with Alan Speed (Auditor) – accounts to be ready for Oct and AGM Nov (CM / JP)

Date of Next Meeting: Monday 12 September 2005 – 7.30pm, Novar Bar

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