Meeting Minutes 14 October 2015
Minutes of the ordinary meeting of Kings Clipstone Parish Council held on Monday 14th October 2015 in Edwinstowe Village Hall, Mansfield Road, Edwinstowe.
Present: Cllrs Bradley, Govan, Harbottle, Maguire, Parkhouse, D/Cllr Peacock
Apologies: Cllr Rowe - work commitments, Cllr Smyth - ill health, D/Cllr Brooks - attending Clipstone Parish Meeting
The Chair opened the meeting and welcomed all present.
16/057 Apologies for Absence
Apologies were approved and accepted unanimously.
16/058 Declarations of Interest in Items on the Agenda
16/059 Approval of minutes of the meeting held on Monday 14th September 2015
Minutes were approved and signed by the Chair. 3 for, 1 against
16/060 Questions/statements from members of the public (15 minutes)
16/061 County Councillors Report
An email concerning the resurfacing of Main Road, sent by C/Cllr Peck was read to the meeting. It has been deferred until 2016/17.
16/062 District Councillors Report
D/Cllr Peacock is providing support with the Mission Hut.
16/063 Village Councillors Report
Cllr Harbottle asked when the litter picker was due to start. ASAP
Cllr Harbottle asked whether there was any progress on placing a dog bin on Archway Road. Agenda item November
Cllr Harbottle gave a brief update from the Safer Neighbourhood Group - bike thefts have reduced dramatically.
Cllr Govan distributed a draft protocol for equipment hire. Agenda item November
16/064 Planning Matters
16/065 Agenda Items
Forge Bridge Repairs
These are now completed.
We are currently awaiting an email from the officer who will carry out the training.
NCC has no record of a contract with King's Clipstone Council. Clerk to send copy invoice
NCC do not cut verges on private land or unadopted roads.
Hedge on Gorsethorpe Lane
The Chair read an email received from NCC Highways. 'The landowner is quite pleased about the hedge on Gorsethorpe Lane. He was concerned that it was planted so close to the barrier that it would start to cover it and that subsequently, drivers would not see it, which would reduce the impact in getting them to slow down.'
After a discussion, it was agreed to wait until spring to see how the hedhe grows.
Subject to alterations suggested by Cllrs Govan and Parkhouse, Cllr Govan moved to adopt the Standing Orders, Cllr Harbottle seconded - agreed unanimously.
Hopkins Solicitors - move to confidential
Details were passed to Cllr Parkhouse to arrange a meeting with Paul Darrington to show him what is required.
External Audit Report
The Clerk explained the External Auditors report and the point raised were noted, approved and accepted unanimously.
16/066 Accounts for Payment
- Clerk's Wages
- Audit Fee
As Cllr Smyth was not present at the meeting, it was unanimously agreed for Cllrs Bradley and Govan to raise and sign the cheques before the next meeting.
16/067 Date of Next Meeting 11th November 2015 at 7.00pm - Edwinstowe Village Hall
Meeting closed at 1943hrs