Draft Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of the Council held on Tuesday 13 February 2018 at 7.30pm in the Council Chamber, Village Hall, Edwinstowe.
Present: Cllrs Ayre, Benson, Brooks, Brown, Peacock, J Peck, K Peck, Starbrook, Tattersall
17/128 WELCOME BY CHAIRMAN INCLUDING ANY ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Chair opened the meeting, welcomed all present.
17/129 RECEIVE ANY APOLOGIES AND REASONS FOR ABSENCE
Reasons were noted unanimously. The Chair asked councillors to stay behind at the end of the meeting to discuss issues relating to absence from meetings.
17/130 DISCLOSURES OF INTERESTS BY MEMBERS (AND EMPLOYEES) IN ITEMS ON THE AGENDA
17/131 TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE ORDINARY MEETING OF THE COUNCIL HELD
ON 16th JANUARY 2018
Minutes were approved unanimously and signed by the Chair.
17/132 MATTERS ARISING FROM PREVIOUS MEETINGS
17/133 TO RECEIVE QUESTIONS FROM COUNCILLORS (10 MINUTES)
The Chair reminded Councillors to only raise issues that require further investigation and/or need to be added to a future agenda as no discussion should take place during this agenda item.
Cllr Ayre requested an updated list of what is allowed in the grey/silver recycle bin as some residents have not had their bins emptied recently. D/Cllr Brooks to enquire at N&SDC
Cllr K Peck asked whether there was any update on the BT building. None to date.
Cllr Brooks reported that the defibrillator is now in place at Abbey Road Centre. Alternative sites are being explored for the second defibrillator as it is too expensive to place one on the library due to the style and age of the building.
Cllr Peacock arrived.
17/134 TO RECEIVE AND CONSIDER REPORTS AND MINUTES OF ANY COMMITTEE, WORKING GROUP OR SUB-COMMITTEE
17/136 Correspondence(COPIES ARE AVAILABLE TO VIEW IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS)
17/137 ANY APPOINTMENTS TO COMMITTEES, WORKING GROUPS OR
SUB-COMMITTEES OR OTHER BODIES
17/138 FINANCIAL MATTERS (TO BE REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE, if necessary)
17/139 CHEQUES/INVOICES FOR APPROVAL
|DATE||PAYEE||DESCRIPTION||AMOUNT inc VAT|
|26.01.2018||NCC||Month 10 Pension||£1,651.33|
|18.01.2018||Doctoremote||Tag Hosting Renewal||£21.60|
|19.01.2018||Konica Minolta (INV)||Copier Charges||£47.24|
|22.01.2018||Sherwood Forest Trust (INV)||Removal of Christmas Tree||£100.00|
|22.01.2018||Notts Fire Safety Ltd (INV)||Fire Extinguisher Checks||£6.00|
|25.01.2018||Builders Equipment||Water Pump for Bowser||£324.50|
|25.01.2018||Catchers Pest Control (INV)||Vermin Control||£180.00|
|29.01.2018||JKE Web Design (BACS)||Mail Pro Hosting Package||£25.00|
|31.01.2018||Konica Minolta (INV)||Copier Charges||£100.37|
|06.02.2018||EVHMC||Gas Charges to 06.02.18||£89.08|
|08.02.2018||Premier Flags (INV)||High Street Flags||£56.28|
Cheques were approved and signed by the Chair.
17/140 GRANT APPLICATIONS
17/141 REPORTS FROM COUNTY AND DISTRICT COUNCILLORS
(VERBAL REPORT AT MEETING; COPY OF REPORT TO CLERK)
D/Cllr Peacock has spent time trying to get investment in the west of the district and will hopefully have some positive news for Edwinstowe in the near future.
The Chief Executive has left and the replacement will hopefully be announced in April.
D/Cllr Brooks reported that N&SDC have been shortlisted for 2 national awards for housing, specifically social housing for rental.
The patching work on the Manvers Estate has been completed although C/Cllr Peck has reported other areas which were missed including the service road near the Manvers Arms. The estate will be surface dressed in summer.
The Highway Capital Programme will be approved next month. C/Cllr Peck has requested Church Street and various pavements on the Avenues are included.
The annual budget for NCC is set this month and a 2.99% increase is proposed and a further 2% increase to pay towards social care costs.
Before Christmas the opposition party put a motion forward for cross party support to ban any application leading to fracking on NCC land. This was thrown out by the present administration who stated that applications would be considered on an individual basis.
17/142 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
Commenced - 2034hrs
A resident reported potholes on Robin Hood Avenue and the blocked rainwater gulley’s.
A resident requested a retraction from Cllrs Brooks and Peacock concerning garages/car ports on Rufford Pastures.
A resident asked when the electricity supply for the fun park was going to be connected.
A resident asked whether using a volunteer in the cemetery was modern day slavery.
Ended - 2036hrs
1. Application No: 17/00535/FUL
Applicant: Mr Cuthbert
Proposal: Conversion of the Manvers Arms Public House class A4 to food store class A1 and the existing 3 bed flat to first floor to two 2 bed flats, incorporating ATM machine and external works including new fencing and gates
Address: Manvers Arms, Mansfield Road, Edwinstowe, Notts
2. Application No: 17/02155/FUL
Applicant: Mr & Mrs Tucker
Proposal: Single storey front extension
Address: Freshfields, Mansfield Road, Edwinstowe, Notts
3. Application No: 17/02152/FUL
Applicant: Mr & Mrs Hurt
Proposal: Householder application for demolition of lean-to extension and conservatory and erection of first floor rear extension, rear orangery and internal alterations
Address: Sherwood Villa, 6 Church Street, Edwinstowe, Notts
4. Application No: 17/02247/FUL
Applicant: Mr & Mrs Knowles
Proposal: Householder application for demolition of chimney stacks, removal of rear conservatory, construction of rear garden room and two side porches incorporating external render and changes to existing windows, addition of lantern light to flat roof, sun pipes to existing roof, solar panels and replacement of asbestos garage roof
Address: Huntingdon, 20 Church Street, Edwinstowe, Notts
5. Application No: 18/00009/FUL
Applicant: Mr Coleman
Proposal: Householder application for single storey side & rear extension
Address: 28 Rufford Road, Edwinstowe, Notts
17/144 DATE OF NEXT MEETING: Tuesday 13th March 2018 at 7.00 pm
Meeting closed 2040hrs
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