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 You are hereby summoned to attend a meeting of the Tourism Committee of the above-named Council to be held in the Council Chamber, Town Hall, Bideford, on  Tuesday 30th May 2017 at 6.00 pm for the purpose of transacting the following business.

In accordance with The Public Bodies (Admissions to Meetings) Act 1960 members of the public are welcome to attend this Meeting. There is a legal right to film/record/photograph/report public meetings.

Richard Coombes
Deputy Clerk to the Council

AGENDA
1.   To elect a new Chairman.    
2.   To elect a new vice-Chairman.    
3.   To receive apologies and reasons for absence.    
4.   To receive declarations of interest on items on the agenda and note the requests for dispensation received by the Clerk prior to the meeting.    
5.   Public participation session of 15 minutes duration on items on the agenda.    
6.   To approve the minutes of the Meeting held on Tuesday 28 March 2017 as a correct record.    
7.   Little America site and information board - To receive an update on the progress of the actions from the last meeting and recommend to Council any actions required.
8.   To receive an update on the School Choirs concerts in the Pannier Market and recommend to Council any actions required.
8.   To receive an update on enquiries with Bideford College and Kingsley School on their involvement with the making of a Video of Bideford events, to be used on Social Media, websites etc. and recommend to Council any actions required.
10.   To receive an update on progress for marking the occasion of the Centenary of the Bideford – Appledore railway closure in 2017 and recommend to Council any actions required.
11.  To receive an update on progress being made for the preparation of the St Margaret’s Fair in July 2017 and recommend to Council any actions required.
12.  To receive an update on progress being made for the Food and Drink Festival in the Pannier Market and recommend to Council any actions required.
13.  To receive an update on the former Coastguard’s office in Jubilee Square and recommend to Council any actions required.
14.  To discuss future Spruce Up days and recommend to Council any actions required.    
15.  To recommend to Council the purchase of an interactive digital information board as previously discussed and subsequently put forward as  Manor Court presentment.
16.  To discuss organising a Press weekend to promote the Bideford area and recommend to Council any actions required.
17.  To discuss co-opting outside members onto the Tourism Committee and recommend to Council any actions required.
18.  To discuss a schedule of meetings for the forthcoming year and recommend to Council any actions required.    

MEMBERS OF THE TOURISM COMMITTEE

Councillors D Bushby (Deputy Town Mayor), Mrs R Craigie, D Howell, D McGeough (Town Mayor), J McKenzie, S Robinson, Mrs R Benney, Atlantic Village Tourist Information

(Please note, all the agenda items read: to give consideration to recommending……., as this Committee doesn’t have delegated authority and all outcomes will be recommendations to Full Council)


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