Wallerawang Memorial Hall

Wallerawang Memorial Hall, Commens St Wallerawang

 


 Preparation, Decorating, Catering and Cleaning

All tables and chairs used by the hirer must be cleaned and packed away properly.
Under no circumstances must decorations be fitted in such a way as to cause damage to the building of fittings. Repairs for any damage will be a charge against the hirer.
Lights and heaters shall be turned off and all windows and doors locked after the function.
All rubbish shall be removed from the hall and grounds (including carpark and surrounding areas).

Smoking

Smoking is not permitted in the hall.

Finishing Time

All functions must cease at 12 midnight and the Hall vacated by 2.00am. The Hall must be cleaned and all rubbish and belongings removed by 2.00am. The hirer is not permitted to return to the Hall at a later time to clean up.

Alcoholic Beverage

The selling of any spirituous or other alcoholic beverages in a public hall is not permitted. No person shall take spirituous or other alcoholic beverages into a public hall unless permission is obtained as follows:

For a public function, such as a ball, etc., permission must be obtained from the Council and application for this purpose must be obtained from the Officer-in-Charge of Lithgow Police Station.

For a private function such as a wedding reception or party, etc., it is advisable to obtain a "Permit to Consume Alcohol on a Council Premises" from the licensing Sergeant at Lithgow Police Station.

Consumption of Alcohol on Dance Floor - where a dance floor is created by the configuration of seating of tables no alcohol is to be consumed on the dance floor.

Conduct of Persons Attending Functions

The hirer will be held responsible for the conduct of persons attending the function and should damage be caused by any person during the function, the cost of repairs or replacement will be made a charge against the hirer. Where, in the opinion of Council, the hirer has not exercised reasonable control over the persons attending the function, future bookings by the hirer may be refused and bookings already made may be cancelled.

The applicant/s, whose name appears on the Application for Hire form, will be the responsible person/s for opening and locking the Hall on behalf of Council.

Cancellation of Bookings

Council reserves the right to cancel bookings for dancing classes, rehearsals, etc., up until three (3) weeks prior to the date of the function should the functions interfere with another booking for the same date.

The hirer may cancel any booking by notice in writing to the Booking Officer at least 21 days before the date of the booking, in which case the Council may refund the deposit but if less than 21 days notice is given then the hirer shall forfeit the deposit. Should less than seven (7) days notice be given, Council may claim the full amount of the hiring fee.
Suitable Containers for Drinks

Ice is to be kept in suitable watertight containers and it is the responsibility of the hirer to ensure that those attending the function are aware of this Condition. Plastic bags are not permitted. Kegs are to be kept in the kitchen.

Use of Ice - where eskies are to be allowed only freeze tubs or bars or ice in screw top containers within eskies will be permitted.

Preparation, Decorating, Catering and Cleaning

All tables and chairs used by the hirer must be cleaned and packed away property.

Under no circumstances must decorations be fitted in such a way as to cause damage to the building of fittings. Repairs for any damage will be a charge against the hirer.

Lights and heaters shall be turned of and all windows and doors locked after the function.

All rubbish shall be removed from the hall and grounds (including carpark and surrounding areas).

Security Bond

A security bond is required for all bookings for weddings, dances, cabarets, dinners, meetings, concerts, etc., payable with the balance of the hiring. This bond is refundable upon the Hall being left in a clean and tidy condition at the discretion of the Caretaker or the person taking the booking on Council's behalf. The bond will be posted out to the hirer in due course.

Number of Persons Attending Functions

The number of persons attending for weddings, dances, cabarets, dinners, meetings, concerts, etc., is restricted to 750 tables & Chairs maximum including children (1000 chairs only).

The hirer will indemnify the Council in relation to breach of the Copyright Act or any other related legislation.

Insurance

Lithgow City Council's Insurance Policy does not cover any property (other than Council property) which is lost, stolen or damaged on the premises.

The Hirer will indemnify and hold harmless the Council against all claims howsoever arising out of its (the Hirer) use of the premises.

Hirers will be required to undertake periodic inspections to ensure that no hazards, which may cause injury have come into existence during the function. If any hazard is identified the hirer will take immediate action to eliminate the hazard. 

 

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