RYEDALE, SCARBOROUGH, WHITBY & FILEY (RSWF) NHW ASSOCIATION
Annual General Meeting
Wednesday 08 January 2020
Hinderwell Methodist Church Hall
1. Welcome and introductions
Chair Terry Wallis welcomed everyone to the meeting.
Terry Wallis (Kirkbymoorside), Steve Law (Ebberston & Yedingham), Peter French (Gt Barugh & Brawby), Mick Prince (Scarborough), Sgt Gilleard (NYP), PC Rogers (NYP), Terry Johnson (Sheriff Hutton), Paul Ming (Fylingthorpe), Simon Blackburn (Hinderwell), Glenis Sanderson (Hinderwell), Carol Barker (Hinderwell PC), Hazel Hickman (Hinderwell & Port Mulgrave), Marie Newby (Runswick), Tony & Mrs Wier (Hunmanby Gap)
Sally Dowkes, Evette Dadswell, Michael Jaconelli, PCSO Kathryn Bean, Jill Allen, David Jennings, Sandra Rees.
2. Minutes of previous AGM 19 Feb 2019
Chair Terry Wallis spoke about the meeting minutes.
Matters arising – None
The minutes were proposed as a true record by Steve Law and seconded by Peter French.
3. RSWF NYNHWA Chair Report
Terry Wallis presented a comprehensive report which included:
Thanking all members for their commitment to their NHW Teams.
He also reported that PCSO Rowland Baxter had done sterling work in cleansing the NHW data for the Scarborough, Filey and Whitby areas.
There had been a number of setbacks regarding the transfer of NHW data to the Neighbourhood Alert messaging system following the introduction of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). Peter French has been working with NYP to resolve the issues.
Terry outlined the re launch of NHW in the Whitby area.
A Partnership has been agreed between NHW and AVAST to promote cyber security.
Terry proposed a vote of thanks to PC Neil Cholmondely for his work with the local community. His replacement is PC Mathew Rogers and PCSO Kathryn Bean.
Terry has ascertained that there are still stocks of street signs available.
He referred members to visit the comprehensive Neighbourhood Watch Network site - www.ourwatch.org.uk.
The report was unanimously approved.
Terry’s report can be read in full here
4. Treasurers report
The Auditor for RSWF NHWA has approved the financial accounts for 2020.
The balance in the account is £48.03
The accounts can be viewed in full at www.ryedalenhwa.co.uk
5. Constitutional amendments
There was discussion regarding how the Whitby area would be managed. It was agreed to have three areas, Whitby Town, Whitby Rural North and Whitby Rural South. This is to be confirmed and Area Lead Coordinators nominated.
6. Election of Officers to RSWF NHWA
The RSWF NHWA Secretary, Administrator and Police Administrator Posts are non-executive.
The nominees for posts were:
Chair – Terry Wallis
Treasurer – Steve Law
The Deputy Chair role will remain by delegation as required.
The nominees were appointed unopposed.
Both Officer Positions were accepted.
7. Revised Business Plan
It was agreed to prioritise the actions in order to provide a day to day working targeted plan.
See full business plan here.
8. Guest Speaker
9. Any Other Business
Sgt Gilleard reported that there is a bright future for coordinating NHW and the Police. He also reported that the 3 Beat Managers for the Whitby area have been reduced to two.
11. Date and location of next meeting
12. Meeting Closed at 3.oopm