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Meeting Minutes 16 March 2020

MINUTES of the Parish Council meeting held on MONDAY 16th MARCH, 2020 at 6.30pm upstairs in the Council Chamber, Town Hall.

Present:

Cllrs A. Burgin (Chair) (MDC), A. Wetton (NCC & MDC), K. Hardy, L. Davis and G. Simpson.
Members of public 1

Cllr Karen Hardy took the minutes of this meeting.

Minutes

1/1603. RECEIVE ANY DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Age Concern - Cllr. L. Davis.
Association of Labour Councillors - Cllrs A. Wetton, L. Husband and A. Burgin.
Big Warsop Partnership - Cllr A. Burgin.
Birklands School Board of Governors - Cllr G. Simpson.
Finance & General-Purpose Working Party - Cllrs A. Burgin, D. Barlow, W. Williamson-Cooper, R. Butler & L. Davis.
Friends of the Earth - Cllrs R. Butler and K. Hardy.
Friends of the Carrs - Cllrs J. Kerr, W. Williamson-Cooper & A. Burgin.
Friends of Warsop Vale - Cllr A. Burgin.
Let Warsop Speak - Cllrs D. Barlow, K. Hardy & R. Butler.
Liberal Democrats Party Member - Cllr K. Hardy.
MDC Tenants Association - Cllr W. Williamson-Cooper.
Meden Vale Colts FC - Cllr A. Wetton.
School Board of Governors (Eastlands & Netherfield) - Cllr G. Simpson.
Sports 4 kidz - Cllr G. Simpson.
Staffing Working Party - Cllrs A. Burgin, D. Barlow, J. Cockroft, K. Hardy & W. Williamson-Cooper.
The Rotary Club - Cllr G. Simpson & W. Williamson-Cooper.
Town Hall Room Hire (Sports 4 kidz) - Cllr G. Simpson.
Warsop Carnival - Cllr W. Williamson-Cooper.
Warsop Youth Club - Cllrs J. Cockroft & G. Simpson.

2/1603. APOLOGIES

Cllrs W. Williamson-Cooper, J. Cockroft, L. Husband, D. Barlow and R. Butler.
Amanda Cooper (Clerk) and Gemma Blagg (Assistant Clerk).

3/1603. MINUTES OF THE PARISH COUNCIL MEETING – Monday 17th February 2020.

RESOLVED: Agreed and accepted as a true record.

4/1603. MINUTES OF THE FINANCE & GENERAL-PURPOSE MEETING - Wednesday 11th March 2020.

Mark Fowler put in application to become a Warsop Parish Councillor.
RESOLVED: It was unanimously agreed to accept Mark Fowlers application.

Warsop Parish News:
RESOLVED: Go with Karen Emm/Maddie Pritchard – layout, approach Halina as proof-reader.
Appoint Karen Emm as designer but defer the next edition to August. Review after the September edition to see how it has worked.

Building Repair Quotes:
RESOLVED: Agreed repair work. Clock tower window/ issue with flooding in cellar – near power supply to boiler – get asbestos specialist to come back and we may have to make that decision by email.

VE Day:
RESOLVED: VE Day recommendation £250 plus nominate charity any profits go to. This will need to be cancelled due to Coronavirus – agreed. Look to do a celebration next year.

Lee Bonsall Trust: fantastic job to raise money for the one vandalised.
RESOLVED: Agreed to mounting defib at Town Hall.

The Strand: This will be affected by Coronavirus.

Michelle decision:
RESOLVED: 5-month extension to contract was agreed by council.

5/1603. CRIME AND DISORDER – REPORT FROM SGT PRIESTLEY

No police attended, and no report given.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

None.

6/1603. MATTERS ARISING OUT OF PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

None.

7/1603. WARSOP PARISH COUNCIL – UPDATE FROM THE CHAIR/CLERK IF REQUIRED

8/1603. CARNIVAL – UPDATE FROM LUKE SPENCE

Cllrs received an update from Luke via email. The Carnival Committee will make the decision if the Carnival goes ahead but are currently waiting on advice from the government.

9/1603. BIG WARSOP – UPDATE FROM CLLR BURGIN

Big Warsop are continuing to work on the plan and is due to start in July 2020. However, this will depend on the Coronavirus situation which could possibly delay its start date.

10/1603. WARSOP PARISH NEWS

This was discussed under the F&GP minutes and Warsop Parish Council, Chair’s report.

11/1603. NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN – UPDATE FROM CLLR BARLOW

No update due to Cllr Barlow’s absence.

12/1603. BANK BALANCES AND ACCOUNTS FOR PAYMENT

Current Account - (As of 16/03/2020 - £)
(£5,000 donation for Sports Centre)
Premier Account (Reserves) - (As of 16/03/2020 - £33,817.61)
2 Shires Credit Union (Reserves) - (As of 16/03/20 - £15,000)

All payments were agreed to be paid.

  • Payments already paid:
  • Payments due to be paid:
    • V01831. Notts County Supplies - £100.20
    • V01832. JPI Media (Paper Printing) - £605.48
    • V01833. Scribe - £462.00
    • V01834. NALC (Membership) - £1,842.52
    • V01835. Notts County Supplies - £25.81
    • V01836. ACS Ltd (Asbestos testing) - £360.00
    • V01837. TGC Computers - £300.00

13/1603. NOTTINGHAMSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL – UPDATE FROM CLLR WETTON

Friday night office staff were advised they would have to work from home. All meetings cancelled. Making decisions today on how to cope with frontline services. Sent guidance to Andy Abrahams as not had anything from MDC. Some councillors were working with the community to support groups – advice is not to do this as councillors – need to direct people to official sites and help. Need to follow advice from Public Health England and government – it could lead to meetings which should be discouraged and also potential safeguarding issues. Possibility that schools may close by the end of this week. Cllr Andy Wetton feels this advice goes a little against the way councillors work but has to follow government advice. Police are being given extra powers to deal with people who aren’t complying. Supply chain may be an issue.

14/1603. MANSFIELD DISTRICT COUNCIL – UPDATE FROM DISTRICT COUNCILLORS

Planning Applications

Cllr Wetton updated members about the railway line land being sold at auction.
He was unsure why ARBA are having problems with the Bingo Hall demolition.

  • 2 Hetts Lane, Warsop - NEW SINGLE STOREY RETAIL UNIT FOR CLASS A1 USE WITH ASSOCIATED LANDSCAPING AND SITE BOUNDARY TREATMENT.
  • 7 Barn Owl Close, Church Warsop - NOTIFICATION FOR PRIOR APPROVAL FOR A PROPOSED LARGER HOME EXTENSION UNDER THE TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (GENERAL PERMITTED DEVELOPMENT) (ENGLAND) ORDER 2015 - SINGLE STOREY REAR EXTENSION.
  • The Talbot, 1 High Street, Warsop - ADVERTISEMENT CONSENT FOR 2 NO. FASCIA SIGNS, 1 NO. HANGING SIGN, 5 NO. AMENITY BOARDS AND 3 NO. SETS OF PLAQUES.
  • 17 Eastlands Lane, Church Warsop - FRONT AND SIDE EXTENSION, DETACHED GARAGE AND EXTERNAL ALTERATIONS.
  • 52 Princess Avenue, Warsop - TWO STOREY SIDE EXTENSION.
  • 40 Elkesley Road, Meden Vale - TWO STOREY SIDE AND REAR EXTENSIONS.

The Carrs - Update from Cllr Burgin

The Chair updated members that the fair was due in May, but this is now unlikely due to the Coronavirus situation. MDC are looking to invest in the Carrs by updating the changing rooms and possible plans for a café. This isn’t definite yet and there may still be some discussions on this.

Meden Baths - Update

Work is ongoing. One of the recommendations from the health and well being survey is to get it working again. There are still lots of discussions and trying to get everyone to agree is not an easy task. Meetings will be delayed due to the current public health crisis.

15/1603. DATE OF NEXT MEETING

Monday 20th April 2020
This meeting is subject to change due to the Coronavirus situation.

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