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Warsop Parish Council Meeting Minutes - 17th September 2007
Town Hall, Church Street
Market Warsop, Mansfield, Notts.NG20 0AL
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MINUTES of the Meeting of the Parish Council held on Monday 17th September 2007 in the Council Chamber, Town Hall, Market Warsop.

Present: Cllrs. J. Kerr, (Chairman), S. Shields (Mansfield District Councillor), P. Crawford (Mansfield District Councillor), S. Moody, B. Smith, D. Priest, E. Hill and J. Heald.
Suzy Rai, Bizfizz Coach for Warsop Parish, Members of the Public, Warsop Policing Team, Representatives of Warsop Road Safety Group and CHAD Reporter.
Apologies for Absence: Cllrs. M. Kavanagh (Vice-Chair), J. Allin (Nottinghamshire County Councillor), A. Wetton, (Mansfield District Councillor), B. Lilley (Mansfield District Councillor). Apologies noted and accepted.

7868. 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. Cllr. S. Moody declared that he is now Vice-chair of the Carnival Committee. Cllr. S. Sheilds has joined the committee as Meden Vale Liaison. Declarations have been changed.
Warsop Carnival – Cllrs. S. Moody & S. Shields
CCTV/Age Concern – Cllrs. J. Allin and P. Crawford (AC)
Warsop Town Centre Action Group/Welbeck Colts - Cllr. A. Wetton
Warsop Town Centre Action Group – Cllr.B. Lilley
Meden Vale 2000 – Cllrs. S. Shields and J. Kerr.
Meden Under 8’s - Cllr. M. Kavanagh.
Warsop NMT – Cllrs. J. Kerr, S. Moody, B. Lilley
Meden Vale the Future – Cllrs. J. Allin and S. Shields
Assoc of Labour Councillors – Cllrs. A. Wetton, J. Allin, S. Shields, D. Priest, J. Kerr and Stuart Moody

7869. MINUTES OF PARISH COUNCIL MEETING - The minutes of the last Parish Council meeting, on Monday 16th July, 2007, were circulated and accepted as a true record.

The Chairman closed the meeting to allow:

1. Suzy Rai, Bizfizz Coach for Warsop Parish gave a short talk on her role in the community to support new businesses with professional advice and coaching and asked that the Parish Council point people in her direction who are thinking of going into business.
2. A member of the public raised concerns regarding the junction of Eastlands Lane and the A60 he told the meeting that he along with many other drivers turn left at the junction then turn round in the Carrs car park as it is too dangerous to turn right. He asked that it be looked at as a matter of urgency before a serious accident occurs.

THE MEETING WAS RECONVENED – The Chairman reconvened the meeting.

1. The Chairman thanked Suzi for coming and The Parish Council agreed to fully support Suzy to help new businesses in the Parish.
2. Eastlands Lane/A60 - PC Paul Bacon echoed the concerns together with all members present. The Chairman agreed to call a site meeting with NCC Highways officers and asked that PC Bacon be present.

7871. CRIME AND DISORDER – PC Paul Bacon gave his report and told the meeting that he is looking at placing a dispersal order for the whole of the Parish with PC Dave Booler, the Warsop Team will be going into school assemblies to give talks and Warden Mark also suggested drinking zones in Warsop.

7872. WARSOP TOWN HALL – There has been no progress on this matter, it was agreed to write to Ruth Marlow to see if she has heard anything from NCC.

7873. PLANNING & APPLICATIONS - received up to 31st August
a. Oaklands – detached garage
b. Nettleworth Manor – proposed extensions & alterations
c. 15 Grove Road – single storey side extension
The Clerk read out applications that had been received after the agenda had been set.
d. 37 Titchfield Street – extension & conservatory
e. 88 Stonebridge Lane – side extension
f. Hall Farm, Sookholme – barn conversion
g. Warsop Ex-Servicemen’s Club – side extension
Decisions made up to 7th September
a. 9 Greendale Close – conservatory & garage – granted
b. Mill Farm Cottage, Sookholme – conversion of existing stables – granted
c. Nettleworth Manor – Vary condition of blockage to access onto A60 - granted

7874. CODE OF CONDUCT - It was unanimously agreed by all members present to adopt the new Code of Conduct.
RESOLVED – Code of Conduct adopted

7875. GLEADTHORPE FARM – In the absence of Cllr. J. Allin, this item could not be discussed and will remain on the agenda for the next meeting.

7876. WARSOP CEMETERY – The letter and article in last week’s CHAD was discussed at length and the Chairman reported that there had been lots of meetings with MDC and progress has been made with work already started on tidying it up.
Councillors are to keep up the pressure.

7877. WARSOP ROAD SAFETY GROUP – The representatives reported that after several meetings with NCC progress is slow and they are not feeding back to the group, agreements have been made at the meetings but NCC are not supporting them.
The Chair asked if anyone knew why the traffic calming measure were put in, in the first place, was it public pressure? No one could answer him and he said he would have a meeting with Cllr. J. Allin.

7878. WARSOP NMT & YOUTH COUNCIL – Cllr. S. Moody reported on the AGM and showed everyone the Community Award which for the first time has been presented to Sindy Saxton for all her work with the guiding movement. The Youth Council are to organise a meeting at The Market/Muso’s open to all youth in the Parish to come and discuss plans for a youth shelter

7879. MEDEN BATHS – Cllr. A. Wetton has spoken to John Mann MP, nothing will move forward until plans are available for the new build of Meden School but he will convene a meeting of the LSP soon.

7880. WARSOP AND DISTRICT NEWS – The Clerk reported that the October edition was almost ready to go to press with good article content again and some new advertisers. Cllr. S. Moody thanked Tania and Karen for their hard work in producing such an excellent newspaper. Karen is now on the Carnival Committee.

7881. MEDEN VALE 2000 – Minutes received for information only.

7882. WPRA/TOWN CENTRE GROUP – Minutes received for information only.

7883. WARSOP AREA ASSEMBLY – Minutes received for information only.

7884. MEDEN VALLEY MAKING PLACES – Each member received a copy of an update and a booklet entitled “The Story So Far”.

Lloyds TSB Current Account – 17 Sep 07 …………… £4,370.39
Lloyds TSB Premier Account – 17 Sep 07 ………… £35,279.25
Paid in for W&DN 17 July 07 – 17 Sep 07 …………… £2,814.00
It was agreed unanimously that the following accounts be paid
V0369. Delivery of Warsop News ………........................ £240.00
V0370. Design 2 – W&DN Aug edition ……………… £480.00
V0371. Mortons W&DN Aug editon ………………… £1,061.00
V0372. CPRE – annual subscription ………………………. £27.00

7886. NOTTINGHAMSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL – In the absence of Cllr. J. Allin there was no report.

7887. MANSFIELD DISTRICT COUNCIL – Cllr. S. Moody asked if one of the District Councillors could make enquiries for another bottle bank, Warsop used to have 3 now there is only one and it is always overflowing.

7888. DATE OF NEXT MEETING - Monday 15th October, 2007.

The Chairman thanked everyone for attending and closed the meeting.

Signed ………………………………. Date ……………………..
Chairman Warsop Parish Council

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