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Minutes of Meeting
Held at the Sheridan Suite, SWFC on Wednesday 6th March 2013 @6.30pm
Chris opened by welcoming everyone to the 10th anniversary of Soda, it is 10yrs to the day Soda was formed.
Chris thanked Pete Hill for the cake.
Chris apologised for the meeting in January having to be cancelled due to the weather.
Bobby, Ryans, Julie Dalllison, John Rutherford.
3. Read and Agree the Minutes from the Previous Meeting
The minutes from the previous meeting which was our Annual AGM held on Wednesday 10/10/13 were read by the chairman. Copies were distributed and agreed.
4. Matters Arising
Liz Higginbottom has now left Swfc, all enquires for disabled tickets must
now be taken to the ticket office.
Chris has spoken to Nigel Short at Wednesdayite regarding the position on our board, he has said Dave Barlow has offered to come on our board, Chris put it to a vote, it was agreed Soda would go it alone without a Wednesdayite member on the board.
The brick for John Cadwallender has been bought but it takes 3-4 mths to be put up.
The end of season do will be on the 1st May, it will be pie pea & chip do and the player of the season award will be presented. Brenda will collect the monies, which we are not sure of the price yet.
5. Items Submitted for inclusion onto the agenda
There were no items submitted for inclusion onto the agenda.
6. Any Other Business
The karaoke machine used at the Xmas do is poor, it was put to the members that we either sell it and buy another or keep it, it was voted to buy a new one.
It was mentioned that the Wednesday Players are not working on the North Stand, Alastair says he will look into it.
Michelle said the West stand lower has been getting alot of ambulant away fans as they cant climb the stairs to their seats, it was asked if the ambulant disabled could sit in the West stand lower which is normally empty, Alastair said he thought that was not possible due to staffing issues but would look into it and get back to us.
Graham said there are 3 people who 10 mins before the end of the game walk across the hatched area so they can make a quick exit impairing peoples view, Chris said he will speak to Gary the steward supervisor.
Rawson Spring Car Park, supporters are parking their cars on the path stopping the wheelchair users getting through to the car park safely, Soda will write to the police & the council.
Brian asked whether the pot holes in the North stand car park can be filled in, Alastair said he would look into it.
7. Date of Next Meeting
It was agreed that the date and time of the next meeting would be Wednesday 1st May which will be our end of season do.
There been no further business the meeting closed at 8.pm.