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Anguilla Archaeological and Historical Society Limited

MINUTES OF A BOARD MEETING

HELD AT YOUTH AND CULTURE CONFERENCE ROOM ON 2 FEBRUARY 2010

 

PRESENT:

Kenn Banks              President

Joash Proctor          

Steve Donahue          Treasurer

Bob Conrich              Member

Don Mitchell              Secretary

 

ABSENT:

           Aileen Smith              Vice President

 

1. Commencement: The meeting began at 4:25 pm. 

 

2. Agenda: The following Agenda was adopted:

 

AGENDA

1.        Adoption of Agenda

2.        Adoption of the Minutes of 12 January 2010

3.        Matters Arising

4.        Correspondence

5.        New Business

6.        Any Other Business

7.        Adjournment

 

3. Adoption of Minutes:  The Minutes of the meeting of 12 January were adopted unanimously.

 

4. Matters Arising from Minutes

The following matters arising were dealt with, and the person responsible for follow up action indicated:

(a).  Canon Canning's Slides President Ken is awaiting a response from Gov Godden.

 

(b).  Archives Building Nothing further.

 

(c).  AMR money President Kenn is awaiting word from Mr Faligante.

 

(d). Original Medallions Nothing new.

 

(e). Alfred Webster archives Don reported that he had delivered two of the boxes to Louvan Webster for packing the late Alfred Webster's archival material.

 

(f). New Environmental Acts:  Members are still seeking digital copies.

 

(g). Historical Tours:  Kenn reported that Lilli had got permission from government  and private owners to place the boulders, except Lolita Richardson overlooing Sandy Ground.  Lillian has emailed all board members a written report on activities to date.  Steve is following up on the plaques from Cheddi.

 

(h). Arthur Allan photographs:  Steve reported that the scout photograph earlier circulated should go into the upcoming issue of The Anguillian Newspaper.  Bob reported that Mr Allan has airmailed a CD of his photograpsh a few days ago.

 

(i). Cadet Corps guns:  Awaiting report.

 

(j). Ogees Hodge' murals:  Steve reported that Mr Randall has provided all the mural photographs to Carol Ann Richardson who is working on a description of each, and Jan will put them on the website.

 

(k) Video of the Revolution:  Ken produced a video cassette of four different clips of Anguilla that he had found.  Don will ask Graham Dawson and Steve will ask Crispin Brooks if it can be digitalised.  Kenn will retain the video until needed.

 

(l) Crocus Hill:  Kenn reported that the water company which owned the rusting container on the site of the Old Court House foundations had agreed that the Society may use the sides of the container to paint murals for decoration.  Carol Ann and the kids from WISE may do the murals.   The company is interested in funding the cost if we can provide an estimate.  Carol Ann and Bob are working on it.

 

(m) Anguilla National Trust:  Members are still working on trying to obtain digital copies of the Acts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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5.  Correspondence None.

 

6.  New Business

(a) Dog Island Wreck:  Steve reported on Lilli's wreck off Dog Island.  Lilli would like to do some sort of excavation to preserve the site and the artifacts.  It was agreed that Steve would encourage her to develop a project proposal and budget.

 

 

 

 

 

7.  Any Other Business No other business

 

8. Date of next meeting and adjournment

(a) Next Board Meeting to be on Tuesday 2 March at 4:15 pm at the same place. 

(b) The meeting adjourned at 6:15 pm

 

 

 

Submitted: Don Mitchell CBE QC

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