Venue: County Museum, Hartlebury

Contact: Committee Administration - 01905 722085, 722027 

No. Item


Appointment of Substitutes

To receive details of any Members appointed to attend the meeting instead of a Member of the Committee.



Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.


Public Participation

Up to a total of fifteen minutes can be allowed, each speaker being allocated a maximum of five minutes, for members of the public to present a petition, ask a question or comment on any item on the Agenda or within the remit of the Committee.



Minutes pdf icon PDF 112 KB

Of the meeting held on 7th June 2022 to be approved and signed.



Quarter 1 Performance Report 2022-23 pdf icon PDF 238 KB

The Museums Manager recommends that the performance information for the 1st quarter 2022-23 be noted.


Additional documents:


Quarter 1 Finance Report 2022-23 pdf icon PDF 244 KB

That the Joint Committee reviews the financial monitoring details including budget variances for the 1st quarter ended 30th June 2022.



Museums 2023-24 Fees and Charges pdf icon PDF 220 KB

That the Joint Committee:


1.       Approves the proposed package of changes to the Museums’ fees and charges and recommends their inclusion in the wider Worcester City Council and Worcestershire County Council fee setting process; and


2.      Approves the temporary alteration from 1/1/2023 of any fees to be included in annual calendar-year publicity.


Additional documents:


Collections Development Update pdf icon PDF 259 KB

That the Joint Committee:


1.      Note the progress and forward aims on work to develop the two authorities’ museum collections;


2.      Approve the de-restriction of the emergency Covid Project Reserves; and


3.      Allocate £9000 from general reserves to support the return of long-term loans and the continuity of community-focussed collections work.



Canaletto Exhibition at Worcester Museum and Art Gallery pdf icon PDF 208 KB

That the Joint Committee note the progress in development of the Canaletto exhibition and its associated community impact.



County Museum Development pdf icon PDF 183 KB

That the Joint Committee note the planning underway to manage the County Museum’s upcoming lease ends.



Joint Museums Committee Work Plan pdf icon PDF 195 KB

That the Joint Committee note its future work programme and consider whether there are any additional matters it would wish to be incorporated.



Any Other Business

Which in the opinion of the Chair is of sufficient urgency as to warrant consideration.



Item Involving the Disclosure of Exempt Information

The Committee are invited to pass the following resolution:-


That under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of information as defined in Schedule 12A of the said Act.




County Museum Development

To consider the County Museum property leases which are classed as exempt as they are commercially sensitive.