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Full Council

April 2 @ 19:00 - 21:00

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2024-04-02 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.

To: All Members of Gainsborough Town Council:

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Council which will be held on Tuesday Tuesday 2 April 2024 commencing at 7:00pm in the meeting room, Richmond House, Richmond Park, Morton Terrace, Gainsborough, DN21 2RJ and your attendance at such meeting is hereby requested to transact the following business.


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.

FC24/172  Apologies for Absence
To note apologies for absence.

FC24/173  Declarations of Interest
To receive any declarations of interest in accordance with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011.

FC24/174  Dispensation Requests
To consider any dispensation requests received by the Town Clerk in relation to personal and/or disclosable pecuniary interests, not previously recorded.

FC24/175  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.

FC24/176  Minutes of the Previous Meeting
To receive the minutes of the previous Council meeting and resolve to sign these as a true and accurate record.
Paper A Tuesday 5 March 2024 (pages 4 to 7)

FC24/177  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 March 2024 (pages 8 to 12)
Paper C – Personnel Committee, Tuesday 13 March 2024 (pages 13 to 16)
Paper D – Finance and Strategy Committee, Tuesday 19 March 2024 (pages 17 to 20)
Paper E – Planning Committee, Tuesday 26 March 2024 (21 to 26)

 FC24/178  Vacancies on Committees / Working Group
To appoint a members to the following: –

  1. Policy Review Working Group
  2. Property and Services Committee
  3. Planning Committee

Paper F (pages 27 to 33)

FC24/179  Announcements
To receive and note updates from: –
i. Chairman of Council
ii. Leader of Council
iii. Interim Town Clerk
Paper G (pages 34 to 66)

FC24/180  Recommendations made by Committees
To consider the following recommendation from Property and Services Committee held 13 February 2024 (PS24/190 Tim Davies Commemoration):
RESOLVED:  to RECOMMEND to FULL COUNCIL to consider for approval: –
1. A street name
2. Bench on Ashcroft Road pocket park
3. Tree planted at Richmond Park

FC24/181  Recommendations made by Committees
To consider the following recommendation from Personnel Committee held 14 March 2024 (PC24/108 Interim Town Clerk Trial Review):
Paper C (pages 13 to 16)

FC24/182  Correspondence
To note the correspondence previously circulated by email (for information only).
Paper H (pages 67 to 68)

FC24/183  Items for Notification
To receive any items for notification to be included on a future agenda (for information only)

FC24/184  Time and Date of Next Meeting
To note the date and time of the next Full Council meeting is scheduled for Tuesday 7 May 2024 at 7:00pm.

Rachel Allbones
Interim Town Clerk
Richmond House

Tuesday, 26 March 2024



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