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Warsop Parish Council Meeting Minutes - Monday 15th November 2004

Warsop Parish Council
Town Hall
Church Street
Warsop
Notts NG20 0AL
01623 846011

MINUTES of the Parish Council meeting held on Monday 15th November, 2004 in the Council Chamber, Town Hall, Market Warsop at 18.30 hours.
Present: Cllrs. J. Allin Chairman, J. Kerr Vice-Chairman, B. Smith (Nottinghamshire County Council), R. Morton (Mansfield District Councillor), S. Shields (Mansfield District Councillor), P. Crawford and L. Graham

Chad reporter and a member of the public.

Apologies for Absence: Cllrs: A. Wetton, (Mansfield District Councillor), D. Avison, M. Kavanagh, V. Jennings and D. Priest. Apologies noted and accepted.

7257. DECLARATIONS BY MEMBERS OF PERSONAL AND PREJUDICIAL INTEREST
The Chairman drew the attention of Members to the requirement for them to declare any personal or prejudicial interests related to agenda items.

CCTV/Warsop Landmark/Age Concern - Cllr. J. Allin
Christmas Lights/Welbeck Colts/Warsop Carnival - Cllr. A. Wetton
Meden Vale 2000 - Cllrs. S. Shields, R. Morton, J. Kerr and V. Jennings
Warsop and Villages Enterprise Society WAVES - Cllrs. A. Wetton, J. Allin, B. Smith, R. Morton and M. Kavanagh
Friends of the Carrs - Cllr. L. Kingdon
Church Warsop Tenants & Residents Association/Meden Under 5's - Cllr. M. Kavanagh.
Leicester Housing Association - Cllr. V. Jennings
Market Warsop Traders Association - Cllr. A. Wetton
Warsop in Bloom - Cllr. B. Smith
Association of Labour Councillors - Cllrs. A. Wetton, B. Smith, S. Shields and R. Morton.

7258. MINUTES OF PARISH COUNCIL MEETING
Minutes for the meeting Monday 18th October, 2004 were accepted as a true record.

The Chairman closed the meeting to allow an open session for Public Participation
THE MEETING WAS RECOVENED

7259. MATTERS ARISING OUT OF PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
As most of the questions were asked about pedestrian crossings and lay-bys, the chairman suggested that a meeting with the Highways Manager at Notts County Council to address the various problems in Warsop. He reported that the car park on the Carrs would be resurfaced soon and would ask Mansfield District Council to remove the moss on Rectory Road, Church Warsop again as it had regrown.

7260. CRIME AND DISORDER
Elijah Porte MacIntyre, Neighbourhood Warden gave a report on the wardens progress, stating the Royal Estate is quieter, they are regularly patrolling Bainbridge Road area and around The Oaklands.

7261. PLANNING APPLICATIONS
a. R/O 19-21 Church Street, Warsop - demolition of Nissan hut and garages
b. The Grooms Cottage, Nettleworth Manor - Enlarge garage
c. Nettleworth Manor - Details of conditions
d. Sherwood Junior School - Consultation to erect 2 toilet blocks and internal
alterations
e. 1 & 3 Wood Street - Consent for demolition
f. 1,3,5,7 Albert Street - Prior notification of demolition
g. 25, 27,29, 31 Wood Street - Prior notification of demolition
h. Hall Farm, Sookholme Road - Conversion of barns to residential
i. Hall Farm, Sookholme Road - Listed building application
j. 20 Little John Avenue - Car port
j. 42 Hamilton Drive - Extensions
k. Spring Farm Cottage, Sookholme Lane - Canopy over fish pond and fish
house extension
l. Redbrick House, Peafield Lane - New access road
m. The Acorns, Oaklfield Lane - Conservatory to rear
n. 26 High Street - Illuminated fascia and sign
o. The Oaklands, Oaklfield Lane - Extension to Rowan Villa
No comments were made regarding any of the above.

7262. MEDEN VALLEY MAKING PLACES
Updates have been received regarding the Royal Estate and the next stages of the Regeneration Project, all members received a copy.

7263. WARSOP NMT - Nothing to report

7264. WARSOP AND DISTRICT NEWS
Clerk reported that the December edition is in the process of being put together and lots of new adverts had been placed for this edition. There will be no January edition. The chairman wished to thank Tania for all her hard work and Cllr. S. Shields added that Tania has turned the paper round from it loosing almost £1,000 per issue to now breaking even.

7265. MEDEN VALE 2000
Minutes were circulated to all members for information only.

7266. TOWN CENTRE GROUP - Minutes not yet received. The chairman report that there was still some funding left for the Town Centre Improvements and High Street is being considered for new paving and railings.

7267. WARSOP PARISH REGENERATION AGENCY - No meeting.

7368. AREA ASSEMBLY - No minutes received.

7269. CLERK'S TRAINING
NALC Risk Assessment Training Day - V0147. £42.50 paid at F&GP 12/11/04
All members approved the payment.

7270. BANK BALANCES AND ACCOUNTS FOR PAYMENT
Lloyds TSB Current Account - 29 Oct 04 ………… £11,114.46
(Transport grant of £5,000 has been received)
Lloyds TSB Premier Account - 18 Oct 04 ………… £13,449.61

It was agreed, unanimously, that the following accounts would be paid:
V0148. Delivery of Warsop News - cash…........................ £180.00
V0149 Postage ………………………………………….. £35.00
V0150 Pen-it November edition ………………………… £528.75
V0151. Mortons November edition ………………………. £1,030.00
V0152. NALC Local Council Review ……………………. £149.50

7271. SECTION 137
The F&GP recommended that the application for £200 towards Netherfield Infants School stage through Meden Vale 2000 be paid. It was agreed unanimously.
V0153. Meden Vale 2000 …………………………………. £200.00

7272. WARSOP CEMETARY
The chairman reported in Cllr. D. Priest's absence that he understood that a grave has to be moved and will obtain further details. He suggested that a meeting with the portfolio holder at MDC be arranged to address all the problems regarding the maintenance of the cemetery.

7273. TRANSPORT GRANT
The Clerk reported that the Parish Council have now received half the grant of £5,000.

7274. NOTTS. COUNTY COUNCIL
a. Local Transport Plan - Cllr. B. Smith commented that this could help with the issues discussed earlier in public participation and could be discussed further at the next F&GP Working Party meeting. He continued to give his report on various services that the County Council are offering and added that the removal of the speed humps are being looked into with an alternative traffic calming measure to replace them, he will be addressing the noise problem on Sherwood Street.

7275. MANSFIELD DISTRICT COUNCIL
Cllr. S. Shields had nothing specific to report but with Cllr. R. Morton they will continue to fight for Warsop.

7276. WAR MEMORIAL
Complaints had been received that the service could not be heard. Cllr. B. Smith suggested a meeting with Gordon Bell and Rev Kathryn Herrod to see if there is a way to resolve this recurring problem. Cllr. R. Morton asked why there was no band again this year. The clerk answered that the problem is that it must be a marching band and these are booked years in advance, both herself and the secretary, Alan Priest had tried numerous bands since last year without success.

7277. ITEMS FOR THE NEXT AGENDA
The chairman suggested that this item be removed from the agenda as all members were aware of the standing orders and that items for the agenda should reach the clerk no later than 7 days before the next meeting.

7255. DATE OF THE NEXT MEETING
Finance and General Working Party - Wednesday 15th December, 2004
All councillors to be invited to discuss the budget and precept.
Full Council Meeting - Monday 17th December, 2004

The Chairman closed the meeting at 8pm

Signed …………………………………… Dated ……………………
Chairman Warsop Parish Council


 

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