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Full Council

June 7, 2023 @ 19:00 - 21:00

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2023-06-07 Public Papers as sent FC

Council meetings will be held in the Function Room at Marshalls Sports Ground, Middlefield Lane, Gainsborough. Public and press are welcome to attend.

You are hereby invited to attend a meeting of the Full Council which will be held on Wednesday 7 June 2023 at 7.00pm at Marshalls Sports Ground, Middlefield Lane, Gainsborough.
The business of the meeting is set out in the agenda below.

Belina Boyer
Town Clerk

Agenda no Agenda item title Power
Open Forum Public participation
(Members of the public are welcome to present any matter relevant to the wellbeing of Gainsborough town and each president will receive the attention of the Council for a period not exceeding 3 minutes, with a maximum of 15 minutes in total. Please see the Council’s Public Participation at Meetings Policy and Standing Orders 3 f-i for details.Recording, including filming, audio recording, taking photographs, blogging, tweeting and the use of other social media websites is permitted at Council meetings which are open to the public. Anyone wishing to do so MUST adhere to the protocol laid out in the Council’s Filming and Recordings of Meetings Policy.
Public Bodies (Admissions to Meetings) Act 1960, s 1(1). As amended by The Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations 2014, s3
FC24/031 Apologies for absence
To note apologies for absence.
Local Government Act 1972, s85 (1) & Sch 12, p40.
FC24/032 Declarations of interest
To receive any declarations of interest in accordance with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011.
Localism Act 2011, s31.
FC24/033 Dispensation requests
To consider any dispensation requests received by the Town Clerk in relation to personal and/or disclosable pecuniary interests, not previously recorded.
Localism Act 2011, s33.
FC24/034 Items for Exclusion of Public and Press
To determine which items on the agenda, if any, require the exclusion of public and press under the Public Bodies (Admissions to Meetings) Act 1960 1 (2) and resolve to exclude public and press for these items.
Public Bodies (Admissions to Meetings) Act 1960 1 (2)
FC24/035 Minutes of the previous meeting(s)
To receive the minutes of the previous Gainsborough Town Council meeting and resolve to sign these as a true and accurate record.
Paper A – Full Council – 17 May 2023
Local Government Act 1972, Sch 12, p41
FC24/036 Committee meeting minutes
To note receipt of the draft minutes of the Committee meetings and the decisions contained therein.
Paper B – Property and Services Committee – 23 May 2023
Paper C
– Planning Committee – 23 May 2023
Local Government Act 1972, Sch 12, p41
FC24/037 Co-option of vacancies
To consider applications received for the co-option of six vacancies (x3 Hill, x2 Northwest, x1 Trent)
Paper D – Sean Brennan
Paper E
– Dennis Dannatt
Paper F – Michael Devine
Paper G
– Richard Doy
Paper H – Paul Hooton
Paper I
– Aaron Taylor
Paper J
– Harry Warriner
Exclusion of Public and Press recommended due to personal nature of discussion.
FC24/038 Town Clerk’s Report
To receive and note the Town Clerk’s report (for information only)
FC24/039 Cllr Key Motion regarding ideas for Strategy Issues of the Council
To consider a motion from Cllr Key.
Paper K
FC24/040 Finance Regulation Amendments
To consider report from the Operations Manager seeking approval for amendments of section 4 of Financial Regulations – Budgetary Control and Authority to Spend
Paper L
FC24/041 Levellings Park Redevelopment – Self Closing Gates
To consider approving additional spend for new / refurbishment of self-closing play area gates.
Paper M
FC24/042 Grass Cutting Equipment
To consider report from the Operations Manager seeking approval for the purchase of towed grass cutting equipment.
Paper N
FC24/043 Allotment Site Secretaries
To approve the appointment of the Site Secretaries for Foxby Hill, Love Lane and Showfield Allotments.
Paper O
Exclusion of Public and Press recommended due to personal nature of discussion.
FC24/044 Appointment of Town Clerk
To note the current Town Clerk’s last day of employment is 9th June 2023 with the Council.
To receive update report form Cllr Craig regarding a Locum Town Clerk.
To consider options available and approve Town Clerk to be in post from 10th June 2023.
Appointment of Vacancies on Committees / Working Groups
FC24/045 Finance and Strategy Committee
To appoint 2 Members to the Finance and Strategy Committee.
Standing Orders, s4
FC24/046 Property and Services Committee
To appoint 2 Members to the Property and Services Committee.
Standing Orders, s4
FC24/047 Personnel Committee
To appoint 3 Members to the Personnel Committee.
Standing Orders, s4
FC24/048 Planning Committee
To appoint 1 Member to the Planning Committee.
Standing Orders, s4
FC24/049 Policy Review Working Group
To appoint 1 Member to the Policy Review Working Group
FC24/050 Councillor Induction & Refresher Training – 14 June 2023
To note LALC Councillor Induction & Refresher training to be held on Wednesday 14 June 2023 6pm – 9pm at Marshalls Sports Ground and to consider rearranging the Personnel Committee meeting scheduled for the same evening in order for Members to attend.
FC24/051 Correspondence
To note the correspondence previously circulated by email – for information only.
Paper P
FC24/052 Time and date of next meeting
To note the date and time of the next Full Council meeting scheduled for Wednesday 5 July 2023 at 7.00pm at Marshalls Sports Ground, Middlefield Lane.
Local Government Act 1972, Sch 12, p10 (2)(a)


June 7, 2023
19:00 - 21:00
Event Category:


Marshalls Sports Ground and Community Hall


Town Clerk