November Executive Meeting
Other Officers Present: The President; The General Secretary; Finance Secretary; Administration & Disciplinary Secretary; Child Welfare & Facilities and Trophies Secretary; Match & Registration Secretary; Media Secretary. Life Vice Presidents: Geoff Crompton; Ron Tindall. Club Representatives: Craig McCreadie; Malcolm Westoby; Les Harrison. Apologies:
The minutes of the Executive meeting on Wednesday 3rd October 2018 were taken as read, approved as a true record and signed by the Chairman.
The Matters arising were as follows:
Monthly Finance Report
The Financial Secretary gave his monthly report. Ten club loans all up to date with one exception Shelley who had a previous monthly payment missing and where checking with their bank. The Chairman announced the Finance Secretary was retiring from his post after 8 years. He had also served as league auditor in the previous 6 years before that. He was thanked for his services.
Grounds and Facilities report
The CWF&T Secretary reported only one issue Linthwaite had cut the square but no repair / maintenance had taken place. He would monitor the situation.
The Administration & Disciplinary
Secretary had nothing to report. The Chairman announced the Administration & Disciplinary Secretary was stepping down from his posts. He was thanked for his services.
Report from the UA
Ron Tindall reported at the moment a possible 45 to 50 umpires for next season a similar situation to last season. He was awaiting umpires forms back. One umpire had been lost due to the attitude of players on the field.
The Media Secretary had nothing to report.
Report from Match & Registration Secretary
The Match & Registration Secretary reported certain things going on with Play Cricket development. 75% of DHCL clubs had scored on Play Cricket which was excellent. Continuation of Play Cricket for next season. He queried if a team dropped out of the league mid-season is there a rule for previous results to be expunged. He had received communication from the ECB about Visa’s with no change at the moment although he expected a statement would be given by the end of 2018.
MCC v DHCL U21
The General Secretary reported the annual fixture would be played on Wednesday 14th August 2019 at Armitage Bridge.
The General Secretary reported at the last count a total of 253 attendees which was down on last year. He had
negotiated a deal for bar prices with the Cedar Court. As a matter of interest he had recently visited the John Smiths
Stadium and looked at the facilities for hosting events.
Application to stage Sykes Cup Final
An email had been received from Shepley to be considered for hosting the Sykes Cup final in the near future. The club would be visited in the New Year along with Armitage Bridge who had previously asked to be considered.
Any Other Business
• Linthwaite had sent a letter applying for re-election as per league rule.
• The league had received a letter from Ramsden’s solicitors re incident at the Paddock Shield. Our league insurance would cover it.
• Fixture dates for next season would be published shortly.
• Draws for the Sykes Cup / Paddock Shield and T20 would be made at the December AGM / Council meetings as usual.
The next meeting of the Executive Committee will be held on Wednesday 5th December 2018 at Broad Oak CC.