Meeting Minutes 11 November 2015

Minutes of the ordinary meeting of Kings Clipstone Parish Council held on Wednesday 11th November 2015 in the Council Chambers, Village Hall, Mansfield Road, Edwinstowe.

Present: Cllrs Bradley, Govan, Harbottle, Maguire, Parkhouse, Smyth. D/Cllr Peacock

Apologies: Cllr Rowe - work commitments

16/068 Welcome

The Chair opened the meeting and welcomed those present.

16/069 Apologies for Absence

Reasons were approved unanimously.

16/070 Declarations of Interest in Items on the Agenda


16/071 Approval of minutes of the meeting held on Monday 14th October 2015

Approved unanimously and signed by the Chair.

16/072 Questions/statements from members of the public (15 minutes)

A resident requested that the proposed dog bin be placed near the second bridge on Archway Road.

16/073 County Councillors Report

C/Cllr Peck will attend after Clipstone Parish Council meeting.

16/074 District Councillors Report

Some progress is being made at N&SDC concerning the Tin Tabernacle.

16/075 Village Councillors Report

Cllr Parkhouse asked for progress on the Neighbourhood Plan. Clerk to contact Planning Officer response and to liaise with N&SDC officers

Cllr Harbottle asked whether any contact has been received from Welbeck Estates. Clerk to chase

Cllr Harbottle informed the meeting that she had reported the broken streetlight on Archway Road.

16/076 Planning Matters


16/077 Agenda Items

  1. Grass Cutting
    An invoice for 2014.15 has finally been received. Two payments for 2013.14 have been made to NCC meaning a credit on our account. It was unanimously approved to pay the balance of £222.66.
  2. Neighbourhood Plan
    We are currently awaiting an email from the officer who will carry out the training.
  3. Litter Picker
    Councillors have met with Paul to explain the areas required to be picked. However, further enquiries need to be made with NCC and N&SDC about practicalities. The possibility of an agreement with N&SDC for street sweeping was also discussed.
  4. Dog Waste Bin - Archway Road
    After discussion it was unanimously agreed to purchase a dog bin for siting near the second bridge. Clerk to contact N&SDC and buy a standard sized red dog bin.
  5. Approval of Protocol for Equipment Hire
    Agreed to agenda for December meeting.
  6. Events on Field
    Item agenda'd in error.
  7. Village Newsletter
    After a discussion it was agreed for the Chair and Clerk to produce a village newsletter for approval at December's meeting.

16/078 Accounts for Payment

  1. Clerk's Wages
    Approved unanimously and cheque signed.

16/079 Date of Next Meeting 9th December 2015 at 7.00pm - Edwinstowe Village Hall

C/Cllr Peck gave his report

  • Main Road is scheduled to be resurfaced
  • Robin Hood Line - a formal bid for funding has been submitted to the government
  • Sherwood Forest Regional Park will launch in 2016
  • The budget consultation is underway - comments through NCC website

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