New Mills Carnival AGM – 2017

Visit New Mills – Carnival AGM – Royal Oak – 24 January – 8pm


Committee – Steve Wilson, Trevor Zoppi, Lisa Jefford, Sean Whewell
Public – Richard Body (part), Greg McMahon (part)

Apologies – Jan Smith, Rob Hawkins


1. 2016 Carnival – The Committee discussed and thanked the many volunteers, community groups, schools and businesses that made the 2016 the success that it was – over £2,500 was donated back to various groups with a one off donation of £500 to New Mills Art Theatre

2. Committee appointed as follows for 2017 :
 Trevor Zoppi – Field manager
 Jan Smith – Market manager
 Lisa Jefford – Parade manager
 Steve Wilson – Administration
 Sean Whewell – Finance and fund raising
 Rob Hawkins – Safety and marshalling

3. Finance – the committee agreed the accounts to be a true and accurate record and we will continue to use the Quickfile software moving forward – finance summary to be placed on web site

4. Previous Carnival and Fete committee – The current Committee agreed to disband the previous group and bank account and transfer funds to VNM Carnival – Sean will write to existing signatories to confirm

5. This year’s theme will be Disney and in 2018 it will be Circus

6. Meeting closed at 20:45

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