Draft Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of the Council held on Tuesday 8 March 2016 at 7.00 pm in the Council Chamber, Village Hall, Edwinstowe.
Present: Cllrs Ayre, Benson, Brooks, Brown, Peacock, J Peck, K Peck, Starbrook, Tattersall, Troop
Apologies: Cllr McLaughlin - ill health
15/143 WELCOME BY CHAIRMAN INCLUDING ANY ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Chair opened the meeting, welcomed all present and asked if anyone was recording. Nobody was recording.
15/144 RECEIVE ANY APOLOGIES AND REASONS FOR ABSENCE
Reasons were approved and accepted unanimously.
15/145 DISCLOSURES OF INTERESTS BY MEMBERS (AND EMPLOYEES) IN ITEMS ON THE AGENDA
Cllr J Peck 15/151(iv) as a C/Cllr
15/146 TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE ORDINARY MEETING OF THE COUNCIL HELD
ON 8th February 2016
Minutes were approved unanimously and signed by the Chair.
PRESENTATION ON FRACKING
Standing Orders were suspended
Jeannie Thompson from Frack Free Nottinghamshire gave a brief presentation to the meeting followed by questions from Councillors.
Standing Orders were reinstated
15/147 MATTERS ARISING FROM PREVIOUS MEETINGS
15/148 TO RECEIVE QUESTIONS FROM COUNCILLORS (20 MINUTES)
A request was made for a cemetery working group meeting as it had been reported that numerous pots are being placed on the grass making grounds maintenance difficult.
RESOLVED: - To arrange a Cemetery Working Group Meeting
A request was made for disabled bays to be marked in the parking bays on the High Street - one at the top and one at the bottom.
RESOLVED: - Clerk to contact Highways
A request was made to investigate the possibility of NO COLD CALLING ZONES in areas of the village where there are vulnerable residents.
RESOLVED: - Clerk to investigate possibility and consult with residents
Ended - 1929hrs
15/149 TO RECEIVE AND CONSIDER REPORTS AND MINUTES OF ANY COMMITTEE, WORKING GROUP OR SUB-COMMITTEE
Available from Parish Council Office.
15/151 Correspondence(COPIES ARE AVAILABLE TO VIEW IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS)
15/152 ANY APPOINTMENTS TO COMMITTEES, WORKING GROUPS OR
SUB-COMMITTEES OR OTHER BODIES
RESOLVED: - Cllr Troop to attend any meetings as an observer. Allocation of membership to be made at the Annual General Meeting in May.
15/153 FINANCIAL MATTERS (TO BE REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE, if necessary)
The Chair proposed moving the following to the Finance Committee.
15/154 CHEQUES/INVOICES FOR APPROVAL
|DATE||PAYEE||DESCRIPTION||AMOUNT inc VAT|
|04.02.2016||Sherwood Forest Trust||Tree Works (Mansfield Rd Car Park)||£200.00|
|04.02.2016||DA Williams||Electrical Works - Car Park/Pavillion||£943.00|
|08.02.2016||Jackson Fencing||Fourth Avenue Play Area||£3,290.10|
|16.02.2016||Village Hall Mgt Cttee||Gas to 16.02.16||£347.43|
|17.02.2016||Severn Trent Water||Mansfield Road Toilets||£97.93|
|17.02.2016||Town & Country||Fourth Avenue Play Equipment/Grass Seed/Moving Items||£23,568.00|
|17.02.2016||Jacksons Fencing||Fourth Avenue Play Area Balance||£2,022.00|
|18.02.2016||County Supplies||Sweeping Brush - Cemetery||£12.78|
|22.02.2016||N&SDC||Refuse Collection - Cemetery||£552.76|
|24.02.2016||Evoweb||Magazine Design & Print||£2,165.00|
|26.02.2016||Town & Country||Sherwood Fields - Grass Cutting||£54.00|
|February||Wages & Salaries (incl Pension/PAYE/NIC)||£7,628.52|
The following comments about cheques were made: -
RESOLVED: - To approve and authorise the cheques.
15/155 GRANT APPLICATIONS
15/156 REPORTS FROM COUNTY AND DISTRICT COUNCILLORS
(VERBAL REPORT AT MEETING; COPY OF REPORT TO CLERK)
D/Cllr Peacock informed the meeting of two forthcoming consultations at Edwinstowe Cricket Club - Harworth Estates concerning the development of Thoresby Colliery site on 22nd April 3pm - 7pm RSPB concerning the new Visitor Centre on 19th March 11am - 3pm.
D/Cllr Brooks has been dealing with housing issues including proposed rents for supported and non-supported housing and right to buy.
Three planning applications have been received for developments at Edwinstowe House, Fourth Avenue and Ollerton Road. Altogether there are over 100 houses in the development.
Concerns were raised about the capacity in the village schools and the impact on the village infrastructure.
RESOLVED: - To arrange a planning meeting, for all councillors, as soon as possible to discuss the applications.
1. Application No:
Applicant: Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation (CISWO)
Site Address: Update on Fourth Avenue, Edwinstowe, Notts
15/158 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
A resident reported the next meeting about Fracking will take place at the Manvers Arms at 12.00pm, this Sunday 13th March.
A resident commented on how lovely the cemetery looked. Better than it has done for years.
A resident expressed concern about the new visitor centre and the impact on his property.
RESOLVED: - C/Cllr Peck to talk to resident after the meeting
A resident reported the appalling state of grass verges around the village, especially on Boy Lane, Mill Lane. The resident suggested a solution to the problem.
RESOLVED: - The resident to inform D/Cllr Brooks of his suggestion to pass onto N&S Homes
Ended - 2107hrs
15/159 DATE OF NEXT MEETING: Tuesday 12th April 2016 - noted
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