To the Members of the Tourism and Economic Development Committee
- Councillor Dan Beauchamp (Vice-Chairman)
- Councillor Giles Cattermole
- Councillor Paul Gibbon (Chairman)
- Councillor Nigel Hughes
- Councillor Katharine Keats-Rohan
- Councillor Christian Sinkinson
- Councillor Deborah Whelan
- The Mayor, Councillor Marcus Harris (ex-officio)
22 May 2023
You are hereby summoned to attend a meeting of the Tourism and Economic Development Committee on Monday, 27 March 2023 at 7.00 pm in Wallingford Town Hall for the transaction of business as set out on the attached agenda.
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Town Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer
1 MEETING PROTOCOL
The Chairman to advise those present of the protocol to be followed for this meeting
To receive apologies for absence
3 DECLARATION OF INTERESTS
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To approve the minutes of the meeting of the Tourism & Economic Development Committee held on 30 January 2023 and authorise the Chairman to sign them
- DOCUMENT ATTACHED
- RESOLUTION REQUIRED
5 ACTIONS FROM PREVIOUS MEETING
To review the progress of actions agreed at the last meeting
- DOCUMENT ATTACHED
6 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
To hear from members of the public on any matter on the agenda
We welcome members of the public at our meetings. A total of 15 minutes has been set aside for this. The maximum length for an individual contribution is 10 minutes.
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The Council Office has received further representations from the public about the need for a banking hub within the Town and contact from potential suppliers. This appears on the future agenda item list for the Full Council.
7 CORONATION OF HIS MAJESTY KING CHARLES III
The Community, Business and Tourism Development Officer to update the Committee on the planned activity programme
8 BAND CONCERTS 2023
The Community, Business and Tourism Development Officer to update the Committee on the programme
9 CURFEW BELL
The Chairman and the Community, Business and Tourism Development Officer to update the Committee on the development of this new event
10 MIKRON THEATRE
Councillor Whelan and the Community, Business and Tourism Development Officer to update the Committee on a potential event
11 AGATHA CHRISTIE STATUE AND RELATED ACTIVITIES
The Chairman to update the Committee on the planned programme
The Community, Business and Tourism Development Officer to update the Committee
13 INFORMATION BOARDS
The Community, Business and Tourism Development Officer to update the Committee on this work
The Committee to consider which approach should be taken forward now that Wallingford in Business is no longer hosting business networking events.
15 TOWN INFORMATION CENTRE
To receive a quarterly report on visitor statistics
16 FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS
The following items have already been identified:
- Youth activity programme for summer 2023
- Agatha Christie statue and related activities
- Market administration
- Young Traders’ Market
- Widening the Town Centre to include some of St Martin’s Street on market days
- Tourism South East
The quorum for this Committee is 3 Members
The next meeting of the Committee will be held on Monday, 12 Jun 2023.
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