Draft Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of the Council held on Tuesday 11 September 2018 at 7pm in the Council Chamber, Village Hall, Edwinstowe.
Present: Cllrs Ayre, Brooks, Brown, Peacock, J Peck, K Peck, Tattersall
Apologies: Cllrs Benson, McLaughlin, Starbrook, Troop
18/066 WELCOME BY CHAIRMAN INCLUDING ANY ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Chair opened the meeting and welcomed all present. The Chair thanked councillors and staff for their contributions towards the Tour of Britain event especially Alice and David for decorating the village in the run up to the event.
18/067 RECEIVE ANY APOLOGIES AND REASONS FOR ABSENCE
Reasons were approved unanimously.
18/068 DISCLOSURES OF INTERESTS BY MEMBERS (AND EMPLOYEES) IN ITEMS ON THE AGENDA
18/069 TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE EXTRAORDINARY MEETING OF THE COUNCIL HELD
ON 9th JUNE 2018
Minutes were approved unanimously and signed by the Chair.
18/070 MATTERS ARISING FROM PREVIOUS MEETINGS
18/071 TO RECEIVE QUESTIONS FROM COUNCILLORS (10 MINUTES)
Cllr Ayre reported an increase in young people hanging around in the alleyway at the back of Abbey Road Centre during the summer holidays. This will be monitored and reported at the next SNG.
Cllr K Peck requested confirmation from Woodheads for when the works are due to start on Edwinstowe House. Clerk to write letter
Cllr K Peck asked whether the RBL had been invited to apply to the Parish Council for a grant towards the WW1 Memorial. Clerk to make sure application form is sent to RBL
Cllr Brown reported speeding vehicles through the village. To be reported at next SNG
18/072 TO RECEIVE AND CONSIDER REPORTS AND MINUTES OF ANY COMMITTEE, WORKING GROUP OR SUB-COMMITTEE
No meetings have taken place over the summer.
There is a meeting for allotment holders on Sunday 14th October at 10.00am in the Village Hall.
18/074 Correspondence(COPIES ARE AVAILABLE TO VIEW IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS)
18/075 ANY APPOINTMENTS TO COMMITTEES, WORKING GROUPS OR
SUB-COMMITTEES OR OTHER BODIES
18/076 FINANCIAL MATTERS (TO BE REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE, if necessary)
The Parish Council has not received the external audit yet.
18/077 CHEQUES/INVOICES FOR APPROVAL
|DATE||PAYEE||DESCRIPTION||AMOUNT inc VAT|
|25.07.2018||Viking||Paper for Tour of Britain Hats||£92.32|
|25.07.2018||Town & Country Grounds Ltd||Village Grass Cutting||£1,396.80|
|10.08.2018||SL Wakefield||Reimburse Advert pd twice||£100.00|
|02.08.2018||Platts Harris||Cemetery Mower||£396.00|
|15.08.2018||VHMC||Gas Charges to 13.08.18||£43.25|
|15.08.2018||DA Williams||PAT Testing||£69.00|
|20.08.2018||Water Plus||Allotment Water Charges||£565.86|
|24.08.2018||Baker Ross||Maracas for Tour of Britain||£296.24|
|24.08.2018||Party Packs Ltd||Plastic Rolls for Tour of Britain Sign||£53.70|
|28.08.2018||JKE Web Design (inv)||Microsoft Office yearly renewal||£59.99|
|29.08.2018||A Buckingham||Grave Digs||£500.00|
|29.08.2018||Town & Country Grounds Ltd (inv)||Village Grass Cutting||£1,396.80|
|31.08.2018||Cables Electrical (inv)||Annual Alarm Service||£82.80|
|31.08.2018||Trade UK Account (inv)||Misc Hardware Items||£80.69|
|06.09.2018||NSDC||TEN for Christmas Event||£21.00|
18/078 GRANT APPLICATIONS
18/079 REPORTS FROM COUNTY AND DISTRICT COUNCILLORS
(VERBAL REPORT AT MEETING; COPY OF REPORT TO CLERK)
C/Cllr Peck met with the Highways Area Manager to look at the problems on the Manvers Estate after the recent resurfacing. They have agreed to do some remedial works.
NCC have agreed to pay £275,000 on a business case for their proposal to become a Unitary Council. This should be completed by December 2018.
The weight reduction from 18 tonnes to 7.5 tonnes is now approved and new signs will be in place soon.
A new public sector hub in Ollerton is being considered by the N&SDC and health authority. It is proposed to include other services.
Fencing has been put up around the toilet block at Forest Corner and renovation work is starting this month.
The new leader of N&SDC is very keen on the safer, greener, cleaner initiative with the emphasis on small local matters.
Our local PPG recently won an award from the CCG for its practice and participation.
RESOLVED: - Clerk to send letter of congratulations.
18/080 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
No public in attendance.
The application to turn the Manvers Arms into a Co-op is currently at the appeal stage. The decision has not yet been made.
The Co-op has submitted a licensing application to sell alcohol.
The Parish Council had previously objected to it being a retail outlet. After a discussion, it was agreed to object to the licensing application on the following grounds: -
D/Cllrs Brooks and Peacock abstained from the vote.
RESOLVED: - Clerk to write to N&SDC Licensing Department.
1. Application No: 3/18/01392/FULR3N
Applicant: NCC Place Department
Proposal: Replacement of 3 No. diagonally timber clad elevations with vertical cedar cladding, new front sliding entrance door and external air conditioning plant.
Address: Edwinstowe Library, High Street, Edwinstowe, Notts
18/082 DATE OF NEXT MEETING: TUESDAY 16th October 2018 – Noted
Meeting closed 2035hrs
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