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Warsop Parish Council Meeting Minutes - 15th September, 2003

Warsop Parish Council
Town Hall, Church Street
Market Warsop, Mansfield, Notts.NG20 0AL
Tel:01623 846011

MINUTES of the Parish Council meeting held on Monday 15th September, 2003 in the Council Chamber, Town Hall, Market Warsop at 18.30 hours.

Present: Cllrs. B. Smith (also Nottinghamshire County Councillor) Acting Chairman,
S. Shields (also Mansfield District Councillor), R. Morton, (also Mansfield District Councillor) D. Priest, V. Jennings, M. Kavanagh. L. Kingdon and P. Crawford

Apologies for Absence: Cllrs. A. Wetton, Chairman (also Mansfield District Councillor) - family accident, J. Allin and J. Kerr - on holiday, D. Avison - family commitments

6953. DECLARATIONS BY MEMBERS OF PECUNIARY (P) AND NON-PECUNIARY (NP) INTEREST
The Chairman drew the attention of Members to the requirement for them to declare any Pecuniary or Non-Pecuniary Interests related to Agenda items.

CCTV/Warsop Landmark (NP) - Cllr. J. Allin
Christmas Lights/Welbeck Colts/Warsop Carnival (NP) Cllr. A. Wetton
Meden Vale 2000 (NP) - Cllrs. S. Shields, R. Morton and J. Kerr
Warsop Carnival Committee (NP) - Cllr. D. Avison
Warsop and Villages Enterprise Society WAVES (NP) - Cllrs. A. Wetton, J. Allin, B. Smith, M. Kavanagh and R. Morton
WPRA/Friends of the Carrs (NP) - Cllr. L. Kingdon
Church Warsop Tenants & Residents Association/Meden Under 5's (NP) - Cllr. M. Kavanagh.
Leicester Housing Association (NP) - V. Jennings

6954. MINUTES OF PARISH COUNCIL MEETING
The minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on Monday 21st July were accepted as a true record.

6955. MATTERS ARISING OUT OF MINUTES
After the minutes had been accepted, Cllr. B. Smith suggested that at future meetings Matters Arising Out Of Minutes would be the next agenda item after Minutes Of Parish Council, all members agreed.
6934 Planning applications
e. Crates and Grapes, High Street, Warsop - Dwarf wall and railings - Cllr. V. Jennings asked if any more information had been received. Cllr. S. Shields reported that permission had been granted with conditions, the wall had to be in keeping with the building and would be around the boundary line.
6936 Matters arising out of minutes
Cllr. R. Morton asked if enquiries had been made regarding who owns the land at the side of Meden Vale Surgery. Cllr. B. Smith replied that this could not be answered as Cllr. A Wetton was to report back on this matter but unfortunately could not be present at the meeting.
6949 Notts. County Council
a. School Governor vacancies: - Cllr. M. Kavanagh agreed to take the vacancy at Church Vale Primary School.
6950. Mansfield District Council
Cllr. D. Priest reported that he had arranged for the removal of the tyres on Perlethorpe Avenue.

6956. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
No members of the public were present, the meeting was not adjourned.

6957. PLANNING APPLICATIONS
a. 16 Kneesal Close, Meden Vale - conservatory to side
b. Adjacent to Dodsworth, Cherry Grove, Warsop - detached house & garage
c. Land off Manor Road, Church Warsop - erection of 20 houses
d. 12 Nethercross Drive, Warsop - extension re-submission
e. 32 Nethercross Drive, Warsop - two storey rear extension
f. Bowrings Transport, Warsop - proposed extension to existing building
g. Sure Start, Warsop - details of Travel Plan
h. 39 Manvers Street, Warsop - first floor side extension
i. Mansfield Road, Warsop - internally illuminated bus shelter advertisement
j. 163 Sherwood Street, Warsop - single storey rear extension
k. 30 Tissington Avenue, Church Warsop - dormer window to side & single
storey rear extension
l. Lyndale, Oakfield Lane, Warsop - outline application for a single dwelling

Cllr. V. Jennings raised concerns about the extra traffic which would be created by the erection of an extra 20 houses c. Land off Manor Road, Church Warsop. Cllr. B. Smith suggested that the Clerk ask for more information and detailed plans.

6958. TRANSFER OF LICENSE APPLICATION
The Chairman read out the application and no objections were raised.

6959. MATTERS ARISING OUT OF PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
Cllr. B. Smith proposed that as the 3 months trial period had now expired, Public Participation should revert to the previous format in order that the trial period results could be reviewed, all members agreed.

6960. WARSOP PARISH COUNCIL SITE
As Cllrs. A. Wetton and J. Allin were not present an update was not available but the Clerk did report that contracts had now been exchanged.

6961. WOOD STREET
Cllr. B. Smith reported that since the realignment of the road it would not be necessary to remove any BT lines therefore the original cost of £177,000 to open Wood Street one way, has been reduced to £72,000. The NMT have put aside £55,000 for this project and Cllr. B. Smith thought it could now move forward and the rest of the monies could be obtained from other sources. He also commented that if Pizza Stop would relocate and the other buildings could be knocked down with funding from the SPV this would provide a wider footpath and a better look to Wood Street, negotiation are still in progress.
6962. CAR PARK REAR OF TALBOT
Cllr. V. Jennings reported that complaints had been raised about the Market being in the wrong place and suggested it be moved to the car park rear of Age Concern to make it more visible to passing traffic on the A60. Cllr. B. Smith reported that at the last Area Assembly meeting car booters could come onto the market every other week. Discussion continued about the Market and Cllr. B. Smith assured members that every effort was being made to make the market better. Cllr. L. Kingdon added that if it didn't improve there would be no market after Christmas.

6963. CAR PARK REAR OF AGE CONCERN
The Clerk reported that she had received complaints regarding the new hump being too high, Cllr. B. Smith said that it is no higher than the speed ramps. Concerns were raised that now the restrictors had been taken out motorists are turning into the car park off the A60, there is only one no entry sign, better signage could help.

6964. WARSOP AND DISTRICT NEWS
The Clerk reported that the new look September edition had been a success and had received positive comments from the readers and the advertisers. The new design team, Pen-It and the printers, Mortons produced a much better paper and at a much better cost, the paper now has every chance of standing on its own and with such good quality adverts it should generate its own business.

6965. VOTE OF THANKS
The Chairman called for a vote of thanks to Tania for the considerable amount of work to get the Warsop and District News to the standard it is now. This was unanimously endorsed by all Members.

6966. CRIME AND DISORDER
Cllrs. D. Priest and R. Morton complained about Warsop Police Station not being manned when it is supposed to be 10am-2pm. The Chairman suggested a letter be sent from the Parish Council to David Shardlow.

6967. HIGHWAY MATTERS
Cllr. M. Kavanagh asked if there could be a pedestrian crossing on Laurel Avenue, Cllr. B. Smith to get in touch with Peter Thom and will report back. Cllr. L. Kingdon reported that the Town Centre Group are looking at Warsop to improve signage. Discussions took place about the problems with crossing in the Town Centre, Cllr L. Kingdon reported that the situation is getting better but will put a feature in the next edition of the Warsop & District News. The Clerk asked if this could be a regular feature updating Parishioners on what projects the Town Centre Group are involved with.

6968. WARSOP PARISH REGENERATION AGENCY
Minutes were circulated to all members and no comments were made.

6969. MEDEN VALE 2000
Minutes were circulated to all members and no comments were made.
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6970. AREA ASSEMBLY
Minutes were circulated to all members and no comments were made.
6971. NALC & ASSOCIATED BODIES
Information sheets were circulated to all member and no comments were made.

6972. CORRESPONDENCE
a. Police letter from Inspector David Shardlow - copy sent out to members.
Discussions took place and all members agreed that the figures were more realistic than originally given and there is still a lot to be done to improve the present situation.
b. Letter received from Mr.& Mrs. Wright - copy sent out to members.
It was agreed that a reply from the Parish Council be sent informing Mr. & Mrs. Wright that we will be pursuing the matter further.
c. WPRA - thank you letter for supporting them for funding
d. Warsop Allotment & Leisure Gardeners Association - thank you letter for the cheque of £250.00

6973. REVISED SECTION 137 APPLICATION FORM
The draft had been posted out to all members and The Chairman asked that members bring any comments back to the next meeting and if there are no comments then this new form would replace the old one. An explanation sheet of section 137 payments had also been handed out. Cllr. L. Kingdon asked if a group must constituted to apply, The Clerk replied that after reading the Section 137, Government Act 1972 the Parish Council take each application on its own merit and provided that the expenditure is for the direct benefit of its area, or part of its area or all or some of its inhabitants and that proof can be provided for the expenditure, a non-constituted group would be considered. Cllr. B. Smith added that any individuals wanting funding for their own projects they could apply to Warsop United Charities who are always willing to help.

6974. SECTION 137 APPLICATIONS
a. Church Warsop Joint Action Group
It was agreed to pay £3,000.00 from the Community Regeneration Fund.
Voucher No. 0052 - Co-op Deposit Account
b. Church Warsop Tenants and Residents Association
It was agreed to provide 2 seats and 2 litter bins.

6975. BANK BALANCES AND ACCOUNTS FOR PAYMENT
Lloyds TSB Current Account - 29 Aug 03 …………. £4,471.28
Co-op Bank Current Account - 31 May 03 …………. £2,623.25
Co-op Bank Deposit Account - 31 May 03 …………. £13,942.60
It was agreed that the following accounts would be paid:
0053. Delivery of Warsop News - October edition …………………… £152.50
0054. Pen-It Graphics Ltd - Design & artwork for Sept paper ……….. £528.75
0055. Mortons Print Ltd - Printing of Sept papers …………………. £1,030.00

6976. NOTTS. COUNTY COUNCIL
Nothing to report.

6977. MANSFIELD DISTRICT COUNCIL
Cllr. R. Morton said that there had been no meeting for August therefore there was nothing to report.
6978. ITEMS FOR THE NEXT AGENDA
a. Meden Vale Bus Service
b. Footpath - Church Warsop
c. A report from Cllr. L. Kingdon re: WPRA and Town Centre Group
d. Complaints Procedure
e. War Memorial

The Chairman closed the meeting at 8.00pm

6979. DATE OF THE NEXT MEETING - Monday 20th October 2003


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

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