Minutes 12/11/2014, 17.30



Cobtree Manor Estate Charity Committee


Minutes of the meeting held on 12 November 2014



Councillor Perry (Chairman) and

Councillors Mrs Blackmore and McLoughlin





25.        Apologies for Absence


It was noted that apologies for absence had been received from Councillor Greer.




26.        Notification of Visiting Members


There were no Visiting Members.




27.        Disclosures by Members and Officers


There were no disclosures by Members or Officers.




28.        Disclosures of Lobbying


There were no disclosures of lobbying.




29.        Exempt Items


RESOLVED:  That the items on the agenda be taken in public as proposed.




30.        Minutes of the meeting held on 3 October 2014


RESOLVED:  That the Minutes of the meeting held on 3 October 2014 be approved as a correct record and signed.




31.        Cobtree Young Farmers




1.     That agreement be given to the granting of a lease to and entering into a management agreement with the Cobtree Young Farmers in accordance with the Heads of Terms set out in Appendix A to the report of the Cobtree Officer amended as appropriate to clarify that the Club will provide a minimum of 100 volunteer hours per annum to the Cobtree Manor Estate Trust in addition to the open day and events.


2.     That Cobtree Young Farmers be given permission to carry out the renovations to the site at Kent Life to be leased by the Club, as set out in Appendix B to the report of the Cobtree Officer, subject to the Club obtaining any other permissions that may be required (these renovations being necessary for the re-location of the Club’s current activities).


3.     That the Head of Legal Partnership be given delegated authority to draft and complete the lease and management agreement with Cobtree Young Farmers and to seek the formal consent of the Cobtree Charity Trust Limited and Kent County Council to this arrangement.


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32.        Duration of Meeting


5.43 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.