Draft Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of the Council held on Tuesday 8 October 2019 in the Council Chamber, Village Hall, Edwinstowe.
Present: Cllrs Ayre, Brooks, Brown, Carlton, Freeman, Murphy, Peacock, J Peck, K Peck, Rogers and Troop.
19/066 WELCOME BY CHAIRMAN INCLUDING ANY ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Chair opened the meeting and welcomed all present. Chair would like to raise an agenda item in next month’s meeting regarding the Constitution and number of meetings.
19/067 RECEIVE ANY APOLOGIES AND REASONS FOR ABSENCE
19/068 DISCLOSURES OF INTERESTS BY MEMBERS (AND EMPLOYEES) IN ITEMS ON THE AGENDA
Cllr Carlton – Events Committee.
Cllr Murphy – Allotments Committee.
19/069 TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE EXTRAORDINARY MEETING OF THE COUNCIL HELD
ON 10th SEPTEMBER 2019
19/070 MATTERS ARISING FROM PREVIOUS MEETINGS
Cllr Murphy requested that Engine wheel be changed to Winding wheel in previous meeting minutes.
Chair read out a list of actions from previous meeting.
The RSPB and Clerk had a meeting to produce possible half term self-guided trails that can be advertised at the Visitor Centre and picked up from the centre to encourage visitors onto the craft centre / Church and high street areas.
Discussion took place among Councillors regarding RSPB signage.
Clerk to write letter regarding signage from Car Park.
19/071 TO RECEIVE QUESTIONS FROM COUNCILLORS (10 MINUTES)
Cllr K Peck enquired if any information regarding the Vaping shop signage in the conservation area had been received. Chair has had conversation with NSDC.
Cllr K Peck mentioned wooden carving from Edwinstowe House has been skipped.
Cllr Murphy reported flooding at Forest Corner.
Cllr Peacock reported LDF matters regarding number of houses being built in Edwinstowe. Could Parish Council write to Matthew Norton regarding existing housing allocations, as Edwinstowe has had enough houses?
Cllr Ayres reported flooding from BT hub and the road. Cllr J Peck to report. Walk through between Beardsley Road to Abbey Road. Cllr J Peck will report further. Over growth in the walkway needs attention.
19/072 TO RECEIVE AND CONSIDER REPORTS AND MINUTES OF ANY COMMITTEE, WORKING GROUP OR SUB-COMMITTEE
19/074 Correspondence (COPIES ARE AVAILABLE TO VIEW IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS)
Letter from Centre Parks arrived afterwards which detailed firework displays.
19/075 FINANCIAL MATTERS (TO BE REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE, if necessary)
19/076 CHEQUES/INVOICES FOR APPROVAL
|DATE||PAYEE||DESCRIPTION||AMOUNT inc VAT|
|03.09.2019||Village Hall MGT Committee||Gas / Electric||£497.15|
|13.09.2019||Waterplus||Ollerton Rd Allotments - Rates||£250.69|
|19.09.2019||Viking||Toiletries / Cleaning materials||£347.74|
|19.09.2019||PKF Little John||Audit||£480.00|
|20.09.2019||Trade UK||B&Q materials||£103.72|
|20.09.2019||Hertfordshire County Council||Stationery County Supplies||£23.41|
19/077 DIRECT DEBITS FOR APPROVAL
|DATE||PAYEE||DESCRIPTION||AMOUNT inc VAT|
|02.09.2019||NSDC||East Lane Car Park||£57.00|
|02.09.2019||NSDC||West Lane Car Park||£49.00|
|02.09.2019||NSDC||Mansfield Road Car Park||£68.00|
|16.09.2019||UK Fuels||Petrol / Diesel||£110.54|
|18.09.2019||UK Fuels||Petrol / Diesel||£78.73|
|23.09.2019||Personnel Management||Retained Services||£120.00|
|30.09.2019||Unity Trust||Service Charge||£24.75|
|DATE||DESCRIPTION||AMOUNT inc VAT|
19/079 REPORTS FROM COUNTY AND DISTRICT COUNCILLORS
(VERBAL REPORT AT MEETING; BULLET POINTS TO CLERK)
Report from County Councillor J Peck; Pot holes including pavements on Fourth and Fifth Avenue reported. Contacted Police regarding speeding on Rufford road; traffic exiting Edwinstowe House should be a blue and white one way street sign. Attended Communities and Place Committee meeting at County Hall for bid for “Minor to Major Project Scheme” to develop cultural heritage within the area and spoke at the meeting.
Report from District Councillor Brown; NS Homes Gas Servicing was delayed, all properties now serviced. Spoke with PCSO regarding pavement parking at West lane Car Park. Flooding packs are now being provided for Parish Councils.
Report from District Councillor Carlton; Undertook a visit to the Veolia Materials Recovery Facility at Forest Town. The majority of Nottinghamshire authorities were represented and many points (good and bad) were discussed. Many points to take back to NSDC to what we need to do better as an Authority in relation to recycling. It may be a good idea for Members of this Council to visit, particularly with the creation of the Environment Committee.
Following the last Parish Full Council, I have spoken to the Business Manager at NSDC regarding the Public Space Protection Order. All affected parishes by the proposed revocations will be contacted, if not already to setup a face to face meeting.
Recently the Policy and Finance committee approved Newark and Sherwood Homes, (after a tenants consultation) to come back in house. The transition will be completed by the 1st April 2020.
Report from District Councillor Peacock: - CCTV installed, asked if members of the Parish Council would like to attend the operation room at NSDC. Maythorn Grove tree work has not yet been undertaken. Network Rail have carried out tree works along the railway line. Arranged meeting with Thoresby Sporting Trust. Community Initiative Fund of £200,000, with £20,000 per project for environmental projects. DC undertaking Governance review. Enforcement of car parks requested, contacted company regarding solar panel installation at Robin Hood Colts.
19/080 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
19/081 DATE OF NEXT MEETING: 12th November 2019 AT 7.00 PM
Web Design by JKE Web Design