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Councillor Lesley Rollings (Chairman)
Councillor Matt Boles – ex officio (arrived at 6.46pm)
Councillor Liz Clews
Councillor Dennis Dannatt
Councillor Chris Lambie
Councillor Keith Panter – ex officio
Councillor James Plastow
Councillor Baptiste Velan
Councillor James Ward
Rachel Allbones Deputy Clerk / RFO
Sean Alcock Operations Manager
RESOLVED that the minutes of the Community Services Committee held on Wednesday 12 June 2019 be confirmed and signed as a correct record.
Members received update on progress of the project:
Advised the working group is now combined with wider activities – Armed Forces Day and Remembrance Sunday. Since the start of this civic year activity has been focussed on 29 June event delivery. Next meeting will look to pick up on this project which last met as a group in Feb 2018.
The working group met on 1 July 2019 – Minutes will be in the meeting pack to the next Full Council. Initial work is focussed on aspirations for the site and use of the space.
Councillors Craig, Lambie and Panter attended a site visit with the Operations Manager prior to the meeting.
Verbal update given at Full Council 3 July 2019 as part of the Clerks report. Evaluation report and financial position to next meeting of Community Services once Working Group have met to review and formulate report.
Members received positive feedback from Members of the public and thought the day was well attended.
No update to report.
Members were advised that the item would be discussed at the Working Group along with Remembrance Sunday. Members were happy for the community to facilitate and progress the projects.
Councillor Lambie reiterated feedback from the Food and Garden Festival with regards accommodating the taxi drivers better and more information for the public advising where they are relocated. Members were advised that the information would be fed back to Marshalls Yard.
Members NOTED the update provided in relation to the switch on event.
Members considered investment in additional lights, noting the previous discussion regards review of options for future delivery.
RESOLVED TO RECOMMEND TO FULL COUNCIL to: –
Note: Councillor Boles arrived at the meeting at 6.46pm
Members considered request from a member of the public for an additional stop in the vicinity of Bob Rainsforth Way, between two existing stops.
The Chairman read out an email received from Councillor O’Connor in support of the additional stop.
RESOLVED that the Committee support the request to make a submission to Lincolnshire County Council requesting an additional bus stop is created in the vicinity of Bob Rainsforth Way, between the two existing stops.
Councillor Dannatt informed Members that he had made a FOI request to WLDC regarding the mosaics and it is now apparent that they are a WLDC responsibility.
Councillor Young had advised Councillor Dannatt that he would fund the mosaic restoration from his Councillor Initiative Fund.
Members NOTED the update from Councillor Dannatt and would leave him to pursue the matter.
RESOLVED to approve the press release and timeline.
The Operations Manager was asked to obtain official quotations for purchase and fitting of stainless steel furniture for Richmond Park outside toilets.
RESOLVED under Standing Order 10.a.xi to exclude the press and public from the meeting in respect of confidential or other information which is prejudicial to the public interest.
Members considered quotations received to tree works at Danes Road.
Members did question why tree works need to be put through the committee when there is a budget for the works.
RESOLVED that: –
Members considered their commitment to a tree inspection programme.
RESOLVED to: –
Members considered fees to be applied and criteria to assess fee reductions from Community Groups.
RESOLVED TO RECOMMEND TO MANAGEMENT AND FINANCE COMMITTEE to approve the daily charge fee structure and evaluation for reduced fees as set out in Paper I.
The meeting closed at 7.31pm