Report of management committee meeting
Date: 13 June 2007.
Attending: Niall Kelly, Tim Daly, Liz Tuohy, Hilary O’Sullivan, Therese Lillis, Peter Foley, Richard Burke, Paul Reynolds,
Ann O’Hanlon, and Danny Comerford.
Apologies: Ray Cummins, David Quinn
Minutes: Proposed by Tim Daly and seconded by Hilary O’Sullivan.
Item Details/Update Done (Y/N)
Insurance Details of insurance from all persons renting our facilities- to be produced. Y
Person responsible reported that all details on file
Membership cards/sticker Issued to members. Display on racket. €400 sponsorship by John Callinan Solicitors Y
Court booking rules – new New rules to be printed and put up within next week Y
tennis committee to seek input
Front door of club Y
Newsletter June 2007 Sent out – positive feedback from members Y
Parks Tennis Ongoing. Jason Comerford will act as coach Y
Parking To write to town clerk re getting a Yield sign outside the apartment block and the finger Y
sign from across the road
Decision that members must display their membership card on their dashboard
when parking in the club.
Fence Quotes have been sought for fence – awaiting response Y
Website booking system Progress made – awaiting final date for going live
Planning for training in child Agenda item
protection and review of child
protection policies and
Light in gents Fitting to be changed Y
Acknowledging successes of Hilary to get picture of Ciara Pender and Joanne Flanagan who have represented Ongoing
Niall to get picture of Darryl and Rowan Eade. Pictures to be displayed in recognition
of their achievements.
Door beside gents This door to be activated and same key as front door to be used.
Awaiting final keys from locksmith and lock barrel
Shed to be cleaned out Agreed skip to be hired at cost of €170 and cleanup to go ahead Y
Sponsorship/fundraising To examine and seek sponsorship re signs from shed when doing cleanup.
Danny offered information relating to the signs.
Lights on courts To seek quote for lights on court 1 Y
Pat Cassidy in contact with Musco re lights – technical person has visited – awaiting
Heating, locker room, court Quotes sought – awaiting response Y
surface - badminton
TV in bar area To investigate costs of tv in the bar area and channels Y
Decision to purchase tv and pay all associated costs
Fás New supervisor – Dymphna Power appointed
Child protection Agreement on the following items:
Need to amend constitution
Need to adopt revised Child Protection statement
Need to continue to make members aware of codes of conduct
Need secure filing cabinet
Need dedicated noticeboard outside
Persons involved with juniors to meet
Need vetting procedure for persons working with juniors
Child protection officers to revert on the above points
Bag packing Going ahead in Dunnes Y
Inter-firm Idea of holding an inter-firm competition was raised
Met with general agreement
Development Proposal to form a sub-committee on this matter. Development officer considering the
AOB Handrail on stairs to be fitted for €40 Y
To investigate court maintenance options – contact Pat Grace in Killaloe for advice Y
Result: No additional benefit from court maintenance programme as suggested.
Suggestion that sand on courts 4+5 needs to be changed but this costly exercise and
needs to be factored into overall development.
Life members to get membership card and key - agreed
Query re who can ask persons re their membership status. Clarified that is the right and
responsibility of all committee members and club members.
Gesture proposed for club personnel.
Futures competition players available to the club if there is interest. Deferred to tennis