Draft Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of the Council held on Tuesday 8 January 2019 at 7pm in the Council Chamber, Village Hall, Edwinstowe.
Present: Cllrs Ayre, Brooks, Brown, Peacock, J Peck, K Peck, Tattersall, Troop
Apologies: Cllr Starbrook – ill health, Cllr McLaughlin – no apologies
No members of the public
18/117 WELCOME BY CHAIRMAN INCLUDING ANY ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Chair opened the meeting, welcomed all present.
18/118 RECEIVE ANY APOLOGIES AND REASONS FOR ABSENCE
Cllr Starbrook – approved, Cllr McLaughlin – noted.
18/119 DISCLOSURES OF INTERESTS BY MEMBERS (AND EMPLOYEES) IN ITEMS ON THE AGENDA
18/120 TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE EXTRAORDINARY MEETING OF THE COUNCIL HELD
ON 13th NOVEMBER 2018
Minutes were approved and signed by the Chair.
18/121 INSP HEATHER SUTTON – POLICING IN LOCAL AREA
The inspector gave a talk on local policing.
Actions: Clerk to publicise crime prevention and social media links on village website.
18/122 MATTERS ARISING FROM PREVIOUS MEETINGS
18/123 TO RECEIVE QUESTIONS FROM COUNCILLORS (10 MINUTES)
Cllr Brown reported speeding vehicles on Rufford Road.
Cllr K Peck asked if a date had been received for relocating the winding wheels. Clerk to chase
Cllr Tattersall requested 30mph signs/road painting at the bottom of High Street and Rufford Road. Clerk to contact Highways
Cllr Brooks has received a request from a resident of Trinity Road to create a dog free area at the bottom of Jubilee Park near the children’s play area. Agenda item February
18/124 TO RECEIVE AND CONSIDER REPORTS AND MINUTES OF ANY COMMITTEE, WORKING GROUP OR SUB-COMMITTEE
18/126 Correspondence(COPIES ARE AVAILABLE TO VIEW IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS)
18/127 ANY APPOINTMENTS TO COMMITTEES, WORKING GROUPS OR
SUB-COMMITTEES OR OTHER BODIES
The late Cllr Benson was a representative on the Personnel & Staffing Sub Committee. In the current period of vacancies, it was proposed by the Chair and seconded by Cllr Brown for all councillors to be members of the subcommittee. Approved unanimously
RESOLVED: - Clerk to arrange meeting
18/128 FINANCIAL MATTERS (TO BE REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE, if necessary)
18/129 CHEQUES/INVOICES FOR APPROVAL
|DATE||PAYEE||DESCRIPTION||AMOUNT inc VAT|
|10.11.2018||DA Williams||Testing/Works to Christmas Lights||£914.00|
|12.11.2018||Delta Services||Market Stall Clips||£161.88|
|14.11.2018||Central Garage||Van Repair||£226.47|
|15.11.2018||Water Plus||Water Charges Public Conveniences||£45.66|
|22.11.2018||Konica Minolta||Photocopier Charges||£83.41|
|03.12.2018||Lidsters||Thoresby Colliery Memorial Deposit||£4,667.00|
|03.12.2018||Konica Minolta||Photocopier Charges||£35.40|
|05.12.2018||Pet’s Paradise||Plants/Misc Supplies||£61.65|
|17.12.2018||Pet’s Paradise||Santa’s Grotto Gifts for Christmas Event||£216.00|
|10.12.2018||The National Allotment Society (inv)||Membership Renewal||£66.00|
|07.01.2019||A Buckingham||Grave Dig||£250.00|
|January||Staff||Salaries (Jan 11th)||£3,499.94|
|01.01.2019||Chip Hosting (inv)||Website Hosting Fee||£25.00|
Payments were approved and signed.
18/130 GRANT APPLICATIONS
18/131 REPORTS FROM COUNTY AND DISTRICT COUNCILLORS
(VERBAL REPORT AT MEETING; COPY OF REPORT TO CLERK)
D/Cllr Peacock and D/Cllr Brooks attended a meeting to discuss the Sherwood Destination Management Plan. The plan gives a view of tourism in and around Sherwood Forest and how it can be developed. The plan should include areas outside of Edwinstowe. NCC is also reviewing its tourism strategy.
D/Cllr Peacock and D/Cllr Brooks attended a meeting to talk about N&S housing stock.
D/Cllr Brooks met with the leader of the council. Both were concerned that representatives from tenants in the west of the district should be part of the tenant groups at N&S Homes.
Both District Councillors are involved with individual casework.
C/Cllr Peck is monitoring the effectiveness of the yellow lines at the end of Mill Lane.
The proposition to turn NCC into a unitary council has been withdrawn.
NCC is proposing to purchase Laxton Village. The current owners, Crown Estates is selling it off. This has been taken to Policy Committee to send an expression of interest to buy it. Costs approximately £9m + backlog of refurbishment costs.
There is a consultation taking place to extend the 30mph speed limit on Ollerton Road due to the new development.
18/132 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION - STANDING ORDERS WILL BE SUSPENDED
FOR THE DURATION OF THIS SECTION. PLEASE REFER TO GUIDANCE PROVIDED (ALSO AVAILABLE ON THE PARISH COUNCIL WEBSITE) - 15 MINS
No public in attendance.
18/134 DATE OF NEXT MEETING: TUESDAY 12th FEBRUARY 2019 AT 7.30 PM.
Meeting closed 2050hrs
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