4th January 2021 Minutes
GLENTWORTH PARISH COUNCIL
Minutes of the Meeting of Glentworth Parish Council
Date: Monday 4th January 2021
Venue: via ZOOM
Attendance: Councillors: J.Latham (Chairman), W. Annibal, S. Tymoszczuk, C. Montgomery, C.Hebborn, H Fitzpatrick, E Rook. Also attending: G. Monks (Clerk) and District Councillor Howitt-Cowan.
0401/1 Apologies for absence
Apologies received and accepted from PCSO McFaul and County Councillor Perraton-Williams.
0401/2 Declarations of interest and dispensations from members in accordance with the Local Government
1. To record declarations of interest by any member of the council in respect of the agenda items. None declared
2. To note dispensations given to any member of the council in respect of the agenda items. None declared
0401/3 Appointment of Councillors
Councillors RESOLVED unanimously to appoint Helen Fitzpatrick to the position of Councillor. Councillors RESOLVED unanimously to appoint Emily Rook to the position of Councillor.
0401/4 Minutes of the Meeting of Glentworth Parish Council held on Monday 23rd November 2020
Councillors RESOLVED unanimously to approve the Minutes taken on 23rd November 2020.
0401/5 Clerks Report
Councillors noted the report.
0401/6 Chairman's/ Vice Chairman's report on activities undertaken on behalf of the PC
Councillor Latham noted the repair to the Kexby Road pot hole near Hawthorne Close. He will contact County Councillor Perraton-Williams to establish if this is a temporary fix.
Councillor Annibal said that the Christmas Tree would be taken down on 5th January and thanked Glentworth Scottish Farms for their help. Councillor Latham will draft an update to be published in the February edition of Village Venture.
0401/7 Representative Reports
County Council Issues: No update received.
District Council Issues: The report by the District Councillor was noted. Councillor Howitt-Cowan welcomed the two new Councillors.
Police Report: On 31/12/20 a burnt out car was found on Kexby Road. The Nextdoor app can be downloaded by anyone to discover more about local police and Neighbourhood issues.
0401/8 Planning Matters to be Reported and Considered
142068, Land South of A631 Adj Dog Kennel Lane Hemswell Cliff, 2 dwellings – no comment; 142131, 12 Kexby Road Glentworth Gainsborough DN21 5DH, annex to be used in conjunction with the main dwelling house – no comment.
Councillors RESOLVED unanimously to approve the financial report and authorise electronic payments 623 to 627.
623 G.Monks (salary November 2020) £
624 G.Monks (salary December 2020) £
625 HMRC (Tax&NIC) £14.20
626 Paul The Gardener (Pocket park maintenance) £17.50
627 Village Venture (Editorial content) £100
Consideration of budgetary requirements for 2021/22: Councillors discussed the budget for 2021/22.
Agreement of final precept 2021/22: Councillors RESOLVED unanimously to request a 2% increase in precept being £9,843.
0401/10 To receive reports for discussion
Play Area and Pocket Park risk assessments: The Clerk reported a number of mole hills around the swings area. Defibrillators are emergency ready. The Clerk will chase the defibrillator agreement from the householder on Hawthorne Close.
Recreation area project: Councillor Latham outlined the need for a project manager and that impetus is needed along with two new volunteers. Councillors RESOLVED unanimously that the Clerk should be project manager and can claim for time spent. Councillor Rook and Councillor Latham will help to drive the project forward.
COVID-19: Councillors agreed that the measures should remain in place.
Northlands Road Track: The Clerk was asked to contact Glentworth Scottish Farms to suggest planters made of recyclable material as an alternative idea to prevent traffic using the track.
Speed Indicator Device: Councillors reviewed speed data. The speed device will be repositioned to the bottom of Hanover Hill.
0401/11 Correspondence for Information
All correspondence received was noted.
0401/12 Minor items/ Agenda items for the next meeting
There was nothing noted.
0401/13 Date of Next Meeting
The next Meeting of Glentworth Parish Council will be on Monday 15th February 2021.
Meeting Ended: 20.47
0401/14 To consider the exclusion of the public and press in accordance with the Public Bodies(Admission to Meetings) Act 1960 s1(2) due to the confidential nature of the items to be discussed
Councillors RESOLVED unanimously to move to closed session.