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Warsop Parish Council Meeting Minutes - 17th March 2008
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 MARCH 2008 at The Town Hall, Church Street, Market Warsop.

Present: Cllrs. J. Kerr, (Chairman), M. Kavanagh (Vice-Chair), J. Allin (Nottinghamshire County Councillor), S. Shields (Mansfield District Councillor), P. Crawford (Mansfield District Councillor) Cllr. B. Lilley (Mansfield District Councillor), J. Heald, S. Moody, D. Priest and E. Hill.
Member of the Public, Representative of Warsop Road Safety Group and CHAD Reporter.

Apologies for Absence: Cllr. A. Wetton, (Mansfield District Councillor), Warsop Policing Team. Apologies noted and accepted.

7974. 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.
Warsop Carnival – Cllrs. S. Moody, S. Shields and E. Hill
CCTV/Age Concern – Cllrs. J. Allin, P. Crawford (AC) and B. Smith (AC)
WPRA – Cllrs. J. Kerr, P. Crawford and B. Lilley
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 Vale Community Association – Cllrs. J. Kerr and S. Shields
Warsop Vale Community Association – Cllrs. J. Kerr and S. Shields
Meden Under 8’s - Cllr. M. Kavanagh.
Warsop NMT – Cllrs. S. Moody (Chair), J. Kerr and 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 P. Crawford and Stuart Moody

7975. MINUTES OF PARISH COUNCIL MEETING - The minutes of the last Parish Council meeting, on, MONDAY 18th FEBRUARY 2008, were circulated and accepted as a true record with some minor alterations.

7976. CRIME AND DISORDER – As there were no members of the Policing Team present the Chairman moved onto the next agenda item.

7977. WARSOP ROAD SAFETY GROUP – Mr. Downie gave Roger Dodman’s apologies for not being able to attend and was concerned that it was minuted that the group had accepted the removal of the chicanes to be replaced by trial plateaus and to his knowledge that was not the case. The Chairman was adamant that this was agreed at the last meeting and was concerned that if the chicanes are not removed soon a serious accident will occur and in the interest of the public he would have to agreed to take them out even if plateaus are put in their place, he agreed that no-one wants them to be replaced with anything but whilst NCC have the monies to spend in Warsop we should take what we can for now but continue the fight to get all the humps removed. Otherwise, the monies would be spent elsewhere and it could be another 2/3 years before any money is available again for Warsop. He suggested another meeting to clarify the position and dates for when work will commence.

7978. WARSOP TOWN HALL – A copy of a letter from Ruth Marlow, Managing Director MDC was circulated to members, as there was nothing definite with regard to the future of the Town Hall, The Chairman deferred it to the next meeting.

7979. PLANNING & APPLICATIONS between 11th Feb – 7th Mar
a. Moorfield Farm – approval of reserved matters for 21 dwellings
b. 29a Church St – proposed reduction to the recess bay to front elevation
c. 54 Birkland Ave – retrospective application for front porch
d. Land adjacent to 32 Rectory Rd – outline for single storey dwelling
Decisions: 36 High St – retention of illuminated shop fascia – refused
A meeting is to be held with The Chairman, Cllrs. A. Wetton and the Mayor on planning item a. NCC Highways have now approved the access.
Cllr. B. Lilley gave further information on planning items from the last meeting
b. Welbeck Service Station is now full planning application not outline.
d. Sandilands – there is still an issue with access.

7980. WARSOP CEMETERY – The Chairman reported that the work on the cremated remains section is now in progress and is looking much better. Cllr. Priest reported that 2 pots had been broken, during the work, The Chairman will look into this.

7981. WARSOP AND DISTRICT NEWS – The Clerk reported that the April edition had been completed early due to the Easter holidays, 16 pages again this time with a couple of new advertisers.

7982. 3 PARISHES WALKS – The Clerk has set the date for Sunday 11th May, working in partnership with the Warsop Footpaths and Countryside group there are 2 new walks this year. Packs are now available.

7983. NETTLEWORTH SERVICE STATION – A letter was circulated to all members, planning permission still stands on the property till 2009, therefore, nothing will be done to the eyesore until after the application expires.

7984. WARSOP CARNIVAL – A meeting is to be held on Thursday at the Black Market, Cllr. S. Moody to give a full report at the next meeting.

7985. BURGER VAN ON THE CARRS – The Chairman asked for this to be taken off the agenda as the van had been removed.

7986. WARSOP NMT & YOUTH COUNCIL – Cllr. S. Moody reported that discussion would take place regarding the new area partnership scheme and Jeannie Raspin is working to get the Youth Council up and running again.

7987. WPRA/TOWN CENTRE GROUP – Minutes received for information only.

7988. MEDEN VALLEY MAKING PLACES – No update received but The Clerk had spoken to Carol Avison to report that the Show Homes are now open on both developments and demolition is now in progress at Hewitt Street.

7989. BANK BALANCES AND ACCOUNTS FOR PAYMENT
Lloyds TSB Current Account – 17 Mar 08 …………… £5,548.68
Lloyds TSB Premier Account – 17 Mar 08 ………… £37,088.65
Paid in for W&DN 20 Nov 07 – 17 Mar 08 …………… £1,606.00
It was agreed unanimously that the following accounts be paid
V0408. Delivery of Warsop News ………............................. £300.00
V0409. Petty Cash – stamps …………………..…………….. £40.00
V0410. Mortons W&DN Dec edition …………………… £1,061.00
V0411. Design 2 – W&DN Dec edition ………………… £800.00
V0412. Zurich Municipal insurance renewal ………………. £557.18
V0413. County Supplies – Stationary …………………………… £32.55
V0414. Hartwood - Domain hosting & spam bouncer………… £117.51
V0415. NALC- Quality Status ……………………………………. £58.75
V0416. Webcentre – Admin support …………………………… £490.00
V0417. s137 Dial ……………………………………………… £100.00
V0418. Notts News – Annual Subscription ……………………… £10.00
V0419. NCC – Rent Jan-Mar08 & photocopying ………………. £639.26

7990. NOTTINGHAMSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL – Cllr John Allin reported that he had recently officially opened the new Warsop Health Centre and that the Fire Station is getting a total refurbishment inside but they are looking for funding to give the outside a facelift. He also reported that works to the new footpath to the new cricket club at Sookholme had been agreed with a footpath on one side with lighting. He confirmed that Meden School will be getting a total re-build end of 2009 beginning of 2010.

7991. MANSFIELD DISTRICT COUNCIL – Cllr Sheila Shields commented on the March through Mansfield of the Mercian Regiment, it was very moving and hundreds of people came out to applaud and cheer them. Cllrs. Lilley and Kerr echoed her sentiments and agreed it was an emotional experience.
Cllr Bev Lilley told the meeting of a planning application just in, which will be on the website tomorrow, for a development of 57 dwellings on Sherwood Street, probably the cricket club site.

7992. DATE OF NEXT MEETING – Monday 21st April.

The Chairman thanked everyone for attending and closed the meeting.

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



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