30th March 2020 Minutes


Minutes of the Meeting of Glentworth Parish Council

Date: Monday 30th March 2020                        

Venue: via SKYPE

Attendance: Councillors: B.Lee (Chairman), W.Annibal, C. Hebborn, C. Montgomery, M. Crampton, S. Tymoszczuk and J. Latham.  Also attending: G. Monks (Clerk) and District Councillor Howitt- Cowan.


3003/1 Apologies for absence

Apologies received and accepted from District Councillor Howitt-Cowan, County Councillor Perraton-Williams and PCSO McFaul.

3003/2 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.

2. To note dispensations given to any member of the council in respect of the agenda items. None declared

3003/3 Minutes of the Meeting of Glentworth Parish Council held on Monday 24th February 2020

Proposed Councillor Hebborn seconded Councillor Montgomery and RESOLVED to approve the Minutes taken on 24th February 2020.

3003/4 Clerks Report

Councillors noted the report.  The Clerk will request from LCC Highways a no vehicular entry sign for both ends of the track between Northlands Road and Church Street.

3003/5 Chairman's/ Vice Chairman's report on activities undertaken on behalf of the PC

The Chairman had nothing to report. 

3003/6 Representative Reports

County Council Issues: None reported.

District Council Issues: Update provided.

Police Report: Nothing reported.

3003/7 Planning Matters to be Reported and Considered


3003/8 Accounts

Proposed Councillor Montgomery seconded Councillor Latham and RESOLVED to approve the financial report and authorise payments 588 to 595. Councillors RESOLVED to earmark £1000 for the play park project.  Payments may be made electronically once 2 councillors have approved the appropriate invoice.

     Payee                                                                                                                          Amount

588           G.Monks (March 2020 salary)                                                                                      

589 LALC (Training subscriptions)                                                                                    £90

590           LALC (Membership 2020/21)                                                                                       £85.22

591           Paul The Gardener (Pocket Park maintenance)                                                               £70

592           LC Printing Services (Neighbourhood Plan leaflets)                                                       £120   

593           Glentworth Village Hall (Meeting room hire 2019/20)                                                    £108

594           Smith of Derby Ltd (Church Clock service)                                                                   £232.80

595           DI Accountants Ltd (Payroll administration)                                                                  £168 

3003/09 To receive reports for discussion

Play Area and Pocket Park risk assessment report by the Clerk:  The Clerk reported the defibrillator is in working order.

Recreation area project: Councillor Hebborn updated Councillors noting that 2 contractors had been asked to revise plans.  The Clerk will put up a closure sign for the play park due to the Government advice with respect to COVID-19.

COVID-19: Councillors RESOLVED to adopt the special measures outlined by the Clerk. The Clerk will courier documents to the internal auditor. 

Community support: The Clerk outlined the measures taken to support the self-isolating and vulnerable in the village. There are 9 volunteers in the community who have put their names forward to help. The Parish Council have registered with the West Lindsey Community Hub.  The Clerk is the point of contact for anyone who needs assistance.

Website change: The Clerk has attended training in order to transfer the website to a new platform.  A new template site is awaited.

3003/10 Correspondence for Information

All correspondence received was noted. 

3003/11 Minor items/ Agenda items for the next meeting

Items noted in these Minutes will be agenda items at the next meeting.

3003/12 Date of Next Meeting

The next Meeting of Glentworth Parish Council will be on Monday 18th May 2020.


Meeting Ended: 20.52