Mull and Iona Chamber of Commerce
Minutes/Notes of meeting of the Board of management on 1st June 2009 at Isle of Mull Hotel
Present. Sandy Brunton, Michael Ackerley, Georgia O’Neil, Derek Crook
Apologies for absence: Jane Chauvet
1 The minutes/notes of the meting held on 18th May were considered to be correct and it was resolved nem con that they be recommended for approval at the meeting scheduled for 6th July together with the minutes/notes of this meeting of the 1st June
i membership renewal notices had been despatched. 7 refusals so far.
ii Food. Argyll Agricultural Forum. No reported progress. SB to contact Jane Chauvet. Action SB
iii Mull Butchers Delivery Service. No report. Notes that Mull Butchers were not members of the Chamber.
iv Clamac. Contact maintained.
v Bagless islands hemp bags. 16 sold at Dervaig Farmers Market. Good but unspecified sales at both Island Castaways shops.
vi Ferry Committee./Road Safety. SB had spoken to Ian Erskine at Calmac re advice noticeboards on ferry and use of CoC produced DVD. Erskine advises to contact Ian Fox and Strathclyde Police. Action SB
Go to provide copy of DVD to DC for use at Bunessan Castaways. Action GO/DC
vii SB to email KMM to express our support and willingness to help.
SO renewals had been sent out. 41 SOs of existing members paying by SO returned so far ( 1 resignation) and 8 new SOs. Renewals not on SO 17: Action MA to contact JC. SB to prepare material for recruitment and email to MA
Meeting closed at 10.35 pm
Bank Account. Agreed to re-instate reference system for SOs. Old a/c to be stopped when practical after new one opened. Current balance £5458.79.