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Full Council

October 3, 2023 @ 19:00 - 21:00

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2023-10-03 Public Papers as sent FC

Agenda & meeting papers can be accessed in the PDF pack above once available. 

Council meetings will be held in the Ceremony Room at Richmond House, Richmond Park, Morton Terrace, 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 Tuesday 3 October 2023 commencing at 7.00pm in the Ceremony Room, Richmond House, Richmond Park, Morton Terrace, Gainsborough.

The business of the meeting is set out in the agenda below.

Rachel Allbones
Interim Town Clerk

Agenda no Agenda item title Power
Procedural items
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
FC24/091 Apologies for absence
To note apologies for absence.
Local Government Act 1972, s85 (1) & Sch 12, p40.
FC24/092 Declarations of interest
To receive any declarations of interest in accordance with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011.
Localism Act 2011, s31.
FC24/093 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.
FC24/094 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)
FC24/095 Minutes of the previous meeting
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, Tuesday 5 September 2023
Local Government Act 1972, Sch 12, p41
FC24/096 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, Tuesday 12 September 2023
Paper C – Personnel Committee, Wednesday 13 September 2023
Paper D
– Property and Services Committee, Tuesday 19 September 2023
Paper E – Finance and Strategy Committee, Tuesday 19 September 2023
Paper F – Planning Committee, Tuesday 26 September 2023
Local Government Act 1972, Sch 12, p41
Consideration of the recommendations made by Committees
FC24/097 Aisby Walk Skate Park
To consider quotation received for repair to Aisby Walk skate park.
Exclusion of Public and press recommended due to time sensitive commercial sensitivities.
Paper G
FC24/098 Communications Strategy
To consider the following recommendation from Finance and Strategy Committee held 19 September 2023 (FS24/041):
The Committee resolved to recommend to Full Council to adopt a Communications Strategy.
Paper H
Town Council business items
FC24/099 Town Clerk’s Report
To receive and note the Town Clerk’s report (for information only)
Paper I
FC24/100 Correspondence
To note the correspondence previously circulated by email – for information only.
Paper J
FC24/101 Time and date of next meeting
To note the date and time of the next Full Council meeting is scheduled for Tuesday 7 November 2023 at 7:00pm.
Local Government Act 1972, Sch 12, p10 (2)(a)



October 3, 2023
19:00 - 21:00
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Richmond House
Richmond House, Richmond Park
GAINSBOROUGH, Lincolnshire DN21 2RJ United Kingdom
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