“To be a core resource within the village of Margaretting that promotes and facilitates community spirit to those individuals and organisations linked to the village.”
(What we want to do)
(How we will do it)
|Outline Action Plan
|1. To be accessible, welcoming and affordable for individuals and organisations in the village.
|Hire charges to be at a concessionary rate for parishioners and for community based organisations.
|Village Hall Committee to review hall rates annually in November and usage in January by receiving reports from a reviewing sub-committee.
|2. To provide facilities for large and small meetings, social gathering,sporting events, lectures and educational events.
|Maintain the differing rooms available for hire to a high standard of decoration and with adequate furniture and facilities.
|Formal annual review in April, after full committee walkabout assessment plus ad-hoc inspection to identify maintenance needs. The exterior and grounds to be inspected in the summer and internals in the winter.
|3. To generate income to maintain the facilities to a high standard.
|Hire charges to be set at a level to cover all the running costs of the hall and to build up reserves for future upgrades of facilities.
|Establish and annually review universal running costs. Treasurer to identify universal running costs and ‘one off’ costs. A publicity officer to be appointed to co-ordinate an advertising strategy.
|4. To consult the community to identify its needs.
|Invite parishioners and village hall hirers to comment on existing facilities and their requirements.
|Annual submissions in newsletters, by questionnaires and public meetings. A liaison officer to be appointed to co-ordinate actions.