Rumster Outdoor Centre Management Committee
Minutes of Meeting on Mon 16th Oct 2023 at the Guide Hall Thurso at 19.00 hrs
Sederunt: Willie Marshall (chairman), Roger Saxon, Leslie Grant (treasurer), Elspeth Husband (secretary)
Apologies: Catriona Andrews
Minutes of previous meetings: Approved WM, Seconded RS
Matters arising: Clarification that the £500 received from “Local Giving” (16 8 23) was the award from Magic Little Grants towards the kitchen.
Chairman’s report: Nothing much to report this month but suggested that a statement on camping could be added to the website.
Treasurer’s report: No transactions this month
Correspondence: A request had been sent to Rotunda to increase the size of the building and a revised quote.
Several emails had been received from Tina Irving regarding Moray Coastal Trail and North Highland Way re letting of cabins.
Ongoing conversations with Forestry and Land Scotland and with Lisa McDonald
Strategic Plan: All directors approved the Strategic plan as updated by WM
Business Development: No report
Site Update: Site requires ongoing weeding and grass cutting as a minimum. Possible kitchen garden/foraging area?
Hedge needs trimming and fire pit needs some refurbishing.
No update from George Gunn re wall
Events: Ongoing events with Lisa McDonald
25th October – Meditation 6.30pm
22nd November – Meditation 6.30pm
13th December – Meditation 11am
14th April – Adult Painting 2-4pm
12th May – Meditation (6 hour session)
Fundraising: Ongoing. No reply received from Bad a Cheo. EH has spoken with Dounreay and will prepare a funding request to NDA
AOCB: Date for AGM set Monday 27th November in the Pentland Hotel Thurso
Date of Next Meeting: 20th November 23, 15th January 24