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Full Council February 2020
February 4, 2020 @ 19:00
Councillor Keith Panter (Chairman)
Councillor Harry Clarke
Councillor Liz Clews
Councillor Dennis Dannatt
Councillor Tim Davies
Councillor David Dobbie
Councillor Paul Key
Councillor Chris Lambie
Councillor Sally Loates
Councillor Pat O’Connor
Councillor James Plastow
Councillor Denise Schofield
Councillor Baptiste Velan
Councillor Kenneth Woolley
Tom Clay Town Clerk
Rachel Allbones Deputy Clerk / RFO
- TO RECEIVE APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Councillor Matthew Boles
Councillor Richard Craig
- TO RECEIVE MEMBERS’ DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LOCALISM ACT 2011 AND TO RECEIVE ANY APPLICATIONS FOR DISPENSATION
- PUBLIC QUESTION TIME
- MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING (Paper A)
- Meeting of Council held on Monday 27 January 2020
RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on Monday 27 January 2020 be approved and signed as a correct record.
Note: Councillors Clews, Key, Lambie, O’Connor and Velan abstained from voting on the above resolution.
- TO RECEIVE SUCH COMMUNICATIONS AS THE PERSON PRESIDING MAY WISH TO LAY BEFORE THE COUNCIL (Paper B)
RESOLVED to note the Mayors Diary.
- TO RECEIVE THE DRAFT MINUTES OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS (Paper C)
RESOLVED to NOTE draft minutes.
- ANNUAL TOWN MEETING
Members considered arrangements and content for annual public meeting to be held between 1 March 2020 and 1 June 2020, Local Government Act 1972, Schedule 12.
The Clerk advised that the meeting could only be held in a licenced premises if no other facility was available.
RESOLVED to hold the Annual Public Meeting on Monday 20th April 2020 at 6:00pm at Richmond House.
To ask the Clerk to contact the following organisations to see if they will present at the meeting: –
- Gainsborough Neighbourhood Plan
- Mayflower 400
- PCC / Community Policing Team
- WLDC re new housing
- GTC projects including General Cemetery
- LCC Gainsborough Cycling and Walking Plan
Note: Councillors Clarke and Plastow abstained from voting on the above resolution.
- COMMITTEE VACANCIES
No Members present wished to fill the vacancies on Management and Finance Committee or Planning and Development Committee.
- POLL CARDS
RESOLVED to have poll cards for the upcoming Hill Ward election and monies for the election to come from General Reserves.
Note: Councillor Key voted against the above resolution.
Note: Councillors Clarke, Loates and Woolley abstained from voting on the above resolution.
- REPORT FROM THE LEADER OF THE COUNCIL
No report was received due to the Leader not being present at the meeting.
- REPORT FROM THE CLERK TO THE COUNCIL
The Town Clerk updated Members on Richmond House Conservatory, War Memorial planning application, Gainsborough in Bloom, CIL and IT upgrade.
Meeting concluded at 7.43pm