P - additional proposal.
N - new task.
cross off - completed between meetings.
|toilet twinning||Nick / Kathy||nicer pictures to be sourced.|
|Toys for Toddlers||+ We need a system for getting them out on a Sunday morning|
|Contact Ian Harvey from Kimbilio||Nick||Plan a visit|
|church website||Nick||update it (ongoing)|
|Church Gates||Graham||(i) WAITING for Carl to submit plans|
(iii) faculty application with architect's plans;
(iv) apply for a grant (GMCPS).
|Church Wall||Graham||Railings to be completed.|
|S. Transept||Graham||+ will repair flashing on S. Transept. (£600)|
|Jason Electrician||Nick||+ pull-chord mechanism needs to be assessed and/or replaced.|
|Church Stepladder||Graham||store in the Cellar.|
|increase storage capacity in the church||Nick / Graham||+ investigate putting shelving into Vestry Cupboards;|
+ use Organ Chamber for occasional storage - suggestions?
+ consider wether the S. Transept Cupboards can be improved on, e.g. with a new cupboard?
+ support Stitch & Share in moving equipment to St. Paul's;
+ dispose of Choir Robes to other churches.
+ clear unwanted stuff from boiler cellar;
+ move tools from porch to cellar, where possible.
|Clarification of Sunday roles, and recruitment||-||operating technology; sidesperson; deputy warden; money counters.|
|Graham||+ cement in the wooden bench, and see what happens.|
+ making grounds hedgehog friendly (leaves, logs, boxes?)
+ come up with a plan for low-lying plants - adjacent to perimeter wall?
+ contact College for a possible project?
+ put together a management plan
+ fruit bushes?
+ Contact Oldham Council about planting trees.
|Smarten up Choir Vestry and/or Vicar's Vestry||Graham||(i) repaint the cream with a slightly lighter magnolia;|
(ii) rip out carpet;
(iii) sand and stain the floor in a colour to match the church floor;
|Bank Account||Janet||Mercy Ekhouseuhi to be added as signatory to Current Account.|
|Draft exclusion||WAITING||+ Carl to get advice about whether simple boards or fabric to reduce drafts would damage organ|
|Church Floor||WAITING||for report from Junckers about how to resolve the floor crack.|
|Church Heating||WAITING||for Carl to contact Saddleworth Heating about relocating the stats in (a) kitchen; (b) S. Transept; (c) Chancel|
|Repainting Porch Door||NICK / GRAHAM||+ waiting for Michael Moran to complete work.|
|Safeguarding||Nick||+ print 5 copies of poster for Safeguarding.|
|RH Cupboard from main entrance||-||Michael Moran to put in ventilation holes.|
|Repair of S. Aisle Ceiling|
|Revisit Church Lighting|
Stonework and Pointing
Total project cost: £173,871 (fabric) £21,890 (fees). £195,761 This assumes a 10% uplift on the provided quotations.
|received||applied for||to be applied for||source|
|£||600||Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund|
|£||500||Primrose Bank Community Fund|
|£||15,000||Church Building Fund (Manchester Diocese) BUT we may use it as 3rd Party Payment|
|4%||7.5%||29%||Percentage of total|
- waiting to receive Faculty (chased up again on 7.11.23 and 26.11.23 to warn them of funding deadline at end of November or before)
distribute questionnaire to partners. request letters of support from partners.
Grant Applications - Small initial grants
- Local Councillors (waiting to hear w.r.t. initial enquiry)
Primrose Centre(waiting to hear after trustees' meeting) Church Building Fund(waiting to hear from Revd. Daniel Ramble re support from Deanery; PCC minute required?) Greater Manchester Churches' Preservation Society(waiting to hear end of February)
Grant Applications - Big grants
- Charity Service immediately. up to £3,000 - probably £1,000.
- Reaching Communities a.s.a.p.
- Suez application deadline: 29 November 2023
- Register for Stage 1 with Valencia application deadline: end of January 2023
- Garfield Weston usually 10% (max £30k); quotes no more than 3 months old. 30% required before applying.
- Benefact Trust - Building Improvement Grants when we have 30% of total cost raised (not including vat reclaim). Can include architects' fees.
- National Churches Trust - Large Grant when we have already raised at least 50% of costs.
- Listed Places of Worship for 20% vat reclaim.