Lower Central Gardens Trust Board - Tuesday, 19th September, 2023 11.00 am

Venue: Committee Room, First Floor, BCP Civic Centre Annex, St Stephen's Rd, Bournemouth BH2 6LL. View directions

Contact: Nicky Hooley  01202 795265


No. Item


Election of Chairman

To elect a Chairman of the Lower Central Gardens Trust Board, until the first meeting of the 2024/25 municipal year.



Election of Vice-Chairman

To elect a Vice-Chairman of the Lower Central Gardens Trust Board, until the first meeting of the 2024/25 municipal year.



Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.


Declarations of Interests

Councillors are requested to declare any interests on items included in this agenda. Please refer to the workflow on the preceding page for guidance.

Declarations received will be reported at the meeting.


Minutes of the Previous Meeting

To receive the minutes of the meeting held on 30 January 2023.


Lower Central Gardens Trust Board September Report pdf icon PDF 310 KB

The report provides service update information to the Lower Gardens Trust Board to demonstrate the Council commitment to maintain the public gardens known as "The Lower Central Gardens" in Bournemouth for the recreation and enjoyment of the public in accordance with the terms of the Charity Scheme made by the Charity Commission on the 13 May 2011.

Items include:
- Council Directorates updates
- Proposed Scheme of Officer Delegations
- Events programme
- Concessions trading
- Operational service updates:

o   Grounds maintenance

o   Cleansing

o   Public conveniences

o   Community safety

Additional documents:


Next Steps - Future Meeting Dates and Work Programme

The Board is requested to review the proposed meetings of the municipal year 2023-24 and determine whether these are deemed suitable. Currently, the Board meets twice a year, with the next meeting scheduled for 15 January 2024.

Additionally, the Board may suggest items they wish to be included on future meeting agendas.