The Charter Trustees for Bournemouth - Monday, 24th January, 2022 6.00 pm, NEW

Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Bournemouth BH2 6DY. View directions

Contact: Karen Tompkins  Email:

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To receive any apologies for absence from Charter Trustees.


Declarations of Interests

Charter Trustees are required to comply with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011 in respect of the declaration of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests. Declarations received will be reported to the meeting.



Confirmation of minutes and matters arising pdf icon PDF 205 KB

To receive the minutes of the meeting held on 25 October 2021 and to consider any matters arising.


Charter Mayor's Report

The Charter Mayor will report on his engagements since the last meeting of the Charter Trustees on 25 October 2021.


Budget and Precept 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 143 KB

The Charter Trustees are required to set their 2022/23 budget, council tax requirement and resultant precept for submission to BCP Council by 31 January 2022.

Additional documents:


Update on Assets pdf icon PDF 239 KB

Charter Trustees are advised of the following:

·       To provide an update on the ownership of chess cups used for a chess competition supported by a previous Mayor of Bournemouth in 2008/09.

·       To consider a request from the Russell Cotes Art Gallery and Museum for the Mace and Badge donated by Merton and Annie Russell Cotes to be loaned to them for ‘The Road to the Museum: 20 steps to the opening of Bournemouth’s cultural gem exhibition’ which is part of the Museum’s Centenary Celebrations for 2022.

·       To consider the donation of two portraits of Basil and Mabel Beckett former Mayor and Mayoress of Bournemouth Borough Council.

·       To update the Charter Trustees on the annual verification of assets.


Review of the Risk Register pdf icon PDF 216 KB

At its meeting on 25 January 2021 the Charter Trustees considered the development of the risk register and agreed that the register as submitted be agreed and reviewed on a regular basis as appropriate.

This report provides an opportunity to review the register attached as Appendix 1 to the report taking account of new and emerging risks.

Additional documents:


Queen's Jubilee Celebrations - Beacons pdf icon PDF 128 KB

In 2022 there will be year long Platinum Jubilee celebrations throughout the UK, the Commonwealth and around the world as communities come together to celebrate The Queen’s historic reign.


There will be series of Beacon Lighting events across the country on the evening of Thursday 2 June.  The Council’s Corporate Management Board proposed that the option of holding a beacon lighting event be given to the charter trustees of Bournemouth.



Nomination for Mayor for 2022/23

The Charter Trustees will be updated on the above.


Any other business deemed necessary by the Clerk to the Charter Trustees