Draft Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of the Council held on Wednesday 16 May 2018 immediately after the AGM in the Council Chamber, Village Hall, Edwinstowe.
Present: Cllrs Ayre, Brooks, Peacock, J Peck, K Peck, Starbrook, Tattersall, Troop
Apologies: Cllr Benson – illness, Brown – work, McLaughlin – leave
18/008 WELCOME BY CHAIRMAN INCLUDING ANY ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Chair opened the meeting and asked if anyone was recording – one indicated. We have been asked whether we would like an electric car charging point in one of our car parks. It would be fully funded through Nottingham City Council.
RESOLVED: - Agenda item June
18/009 RECEIVE ANY APOLOGIES AND REASONS FOR ABSENCE
Reasons were noted.
18/010 DISCLOSURES OF INTERESTS BY MEMBERS (AND EMPLOYEES) IN ITEMS ON THE AGENDA
18/011 TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE ORDINARY MEETING OF THE COUNCIL HELD
ON 17th APRIL 2018
Minutes were approved unanimously and signed by the Chair.
18/012 MATTERS ARISING FROM PREVIOUS MEETINGS
18/013 TO RECEIVE QUESTIONS FROM COUNCILLORS (10 MINUTES)
Cllr Troop has been asked by two residents about the crossing near the Fun Park and the speed limit on Church Street/Swinecote Road. Cllr J Peck to report at agenda item 18/021
Cllr Brooks reported there will be a crossing point at the bottom of the High Street to link the Edwinstowe House development with the High Street.
Cllr J Peck asked who would be cutting the grass on the old bowling green on Fourth Avenue. Clerk to make enquiries
Cllr J Peck asked the progress on the car park lighting. Clerk to chase
Cllr K Peck asked the progress of the BT building. Currently with N&SDC – Chair to chase
18/014 TO RECEIVE AND CONSIDER REPORTS AND MINUTES OF ANY COMMITTEE, WORKING GROUP OR SUB-COMMITTEE
18/016 Correspondence(COPIES ARE AVAILABLE TO VIEW IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS)
18/017 ANY APPOINTMENTS TO COMMITTEES, WORKING GROUPS OR
SUB-COMMITTEES OR OTHER BODIES
As recorded in Annual General Meeting – unanimous.
18/018 FINANCIAL MATTERS (TO BE REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE, if necessary)
18/019 CHEQUES/INVOICES FOR APPROVAL
|DATE||PAYEE||DESCRIPTION||AMOUNT inc VAT|
|13.04.2018||Notts County Council (inv)||Jubilee Park Rent||£1.00|
|18.04.2018||Came & Company (inv)||Van Insurance Renewal||£446.88|
|20.04.2018||DVLA||Additional Van Tax||£10.00|
|24.04.2018||Andrew Logan Joinery||Skatepark Repair||£222.54|
|24.04.2018||Town & Country (inv)||Village Grass Cutting||£1,306.80|
|25.04.2018||Konica Minolta (inv)||Photocopier Charge||£100.37|
|26.04.2018||SLCC (inv)||Membership Renewal||£185.00|
|26.04.2018||ALCC (inv)||Membership Renewal||£30.00|
|27.04.2018||Water Plus||Allotments Water Charges (Feb 2017 - Mar 2018)||£393.53|
|27.04.2018||Town & Country (inv)||Grass Seed||£114.00|
|02.05.2018||Platts Harris||Lawn Mower Wheels||£47.20|
|03.05.2018||Konica Minolta (inv)||Copier Charges||£39.29|
|04.05.2018||NCC||Month 1 Pension||£2,478.92|
|04.05.2018||HMRC||Month 1 PAYE/NIC||£1,818.04|
|11.05.2018||A Buckingham||Grave Digging||£250.00|
Cheques approved unanimously and signed by the Chair
18/020 GRANT APPLICATIONS
18/021 REPORTS FROM COUNTY AND DISTRICT COUNCILLORS
(VERBAL REPORT AT MEETING; COPY OF REPORT TO CLERK)
Various potholes have been reported including Robin Hood Avenue and Brocklehurst Drive.
Crossing point on Church Street – the Chair of the Communities and Place Committee – responsible for Highways has agreed to monitor the crossing point and speed limits on Church Street and Swinecote Road for six months after the new visitor centre opens. C/Cllr Peck will continue to monitor the situation.
The Parish Council has been successful with their bid to NCC for £12,000 towards the Thoresby Memorial and Garden project. We now have a total of £20,000 after donations from families, residents and organisations.
RESOLVED: - Clerk to arrange a meeting asap
Cllr Keith Walker is the new Chair of the District Council, Cllr Bob Crowe is the Vice-Chair.
Cllr David Lloyd is the new Leader of the District Council and Cllr Keith Girling is the Deputy Leader
Cllr Paul Peacock is the Leader of the Labour Group and Cllr David Staples is the Deputy Leader.
Cllr Peacock has met with David Best and Ross Frazer concerning the forthcoming improvements to the Craft Centre including new toilets, improved parking, a glass atrium over the external area and additional units. Issues with parking at the Craft Centre are ongoing.
Cllr Peacock continues to monitor the situation concerning the former welfare site and any s106 monies due. Clarification is needed from district council officers.
There is currently a consultation on a Sherwood Designated Plan which is trying to raise the profile of this side of the district.
18/022 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 - 2010hrs
The Chair reminded the meeting of the rules concerning public participation.
A resident asked whether the council would consider holding a meeting to find a way forward regarding the cemetery. Chair of Cemetery Sub Committee to respond by letter.
A resident asked the situation concerning memorial plaques and what is allowed on memorials in the cemetery. Chair of Cemetery Sub Committee to meet with resident.
Ended 2015 hrs
1. Application No: 18/00504/FUL
Applicant: Glapwell Nurseries – Mr Hill
Proposal: Installation of green mesh metal fencing and laurel hedge to north-west boundary and infill gated opening to existing western brick boundary wall
Address: Nottinghamshire County Council, Edwinstowe Hall, Church Street, Edwinstowe, Notts
2. Application No: 18/00374/FUL
Applicant: Mr & Mrs Cheesmond
Proposal: Householder application for proposed front, rear and side extension with internal alterations. New alternative vehicular access with new drop kerb
Address: 8 Paddock Close, Edwinstowe, Notts
NOTICE OF APPEAL
1. Application No: 18/00222/FUL
Appeal Ref No: APP/B3030/W/18/3200529
Appellant: Mr Cuthbert
Proposal: Resubmission of 17/00535/FUL: Conversion of the Manvers Arms Public House (Class A4) to a convenience store (Class A1). Convert the existing 3 bed flat at first floor level to two 2-bed flats.
Address: Manvers Arms Public House, Mansfield Road, Edwinstowe, Notts
18/024 DATE OF NEXT MEETING: Tuesday 12th June 2018 – noted
Meeting closed 2020hrs
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