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Full Council July 2018

July 3, 2018 @ 19:00

3. FC - Tuesday 3 July 2018

Present:

Councillor Keith Panter (In the Chair)

Councillor Harry Clarke

Councillor Liz Clews – arrived at 7.10pm

Councillor Caz Davies

Councillor Tim Davies

Councillor Michael Hopper

Councillor Denise Schofield

Councillor Aaron Taylor

Councillor Steven Ward

Councillor Kenneth Woolley – arrived at 7.02pm

Councillor Cynthia Isherwood

Councillor David Dobbie

 

In Attendance:

 

Matthew Gleadell                    Clerk to the Council

Rachel Allbones                      Deputy Clerk to the Council

Sean Alcock                            Operations Manager

 

 

 

  1. TO RECEIVE APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND REASONS GIVEN

 

Councillor Neil Cook

Councillor Richard Craig

Councillor Sharon Hopkinson

Councillor Sally Loates

Councillor Matt Boles

 

RESOLVED to receive the apologies for absence and accept the reasons given.

 

 

  1. TO RECEIVE MEMBERS’ DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LOCALISM ACT 2011 AND TO RECEIVE ANY APPLICATIONS FOR DISPENSATION

           

            None received.

 

 

  1. PUBLIC QUESTION TIME

           

None received.

 

 

  1. COUNCIL MINUTES (Paper A)

 

  1. Meeting of Council held on Tuesday 5 June 2018

 

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on Tuesday 5 June 2018 be approved and signed as a correct record.  Councillor David Dobbie abstained.

 

  1. GAINSBOROUGH TOWN CENTRE

 

            Councillor Trevor Young gave members a presentation regarding his Save the Town Centre campaign and circulated some power point presentation to the members accordingly.

 

At the close of the presentation Councillor Young asked that the Town Council submitted   questions to West Lindsey District Council in respect of the campaign.

 

There was various discussion in relation to the campaign and some of the issues impacting on        the Town Centre.

 

There were various suggestions as to how the matter could be dealt with from that point but ultimately no firm decisions were reached.

 

 

  1. TO RECEIVE SUCH COMMUNICATIONS AS THE PERSON PRESIDING MAY WISH TO LAY BEFORE THE COUNCIL (Paper B)

 

                        RESOLVED to note the Mayors Diary

 

 

  1. TO RECEIVE THE DRAFT MINUTES OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS (Paper C)

 

All minutes were NOTED.

 

 

  1. TO RECEIVE AND CONSIDER MOTIONS OR RECOMMENDATIONS

 

  1. Motion from Councillor David Dobbie

 

Full Council Meetings for the Year 2018-2019 will be held on the first Wednesday of each month

 

            The Clerk advised that this was a special motion he had received 6 signatures.

 

Councillor Dobbie requested a recorded vote.

 

RESOLVED to conduct a recorded vote.

 

The vote was recorded as follows: –

 

For the motion         Councillor Steven Ward

Councillor David Dobbie

 

Against the motion      Councillor Mike Hopper

Councillor Cynthia Isherwood

Councillor Kenneth Woolley

Councillor Tim Davies

Councillor Caz Davies

Councillor Denise Schofield

Councillor Harry Clarke

Councillor Keith Panter

 

Abstain                        Councillor Liz Clews

Councillor Aaron Taylor

 

  1. The motion received from Councillor David Dobbie (Paper D)

 

The motion was seconded by Councillor Steven Ward therefore it  was automatically referred to Community Services.

 

 

  • Motion received from Personnel Committee

 

RESOLVED to RECOMMEND TO FULL COUNCIL to carry out a staff welfare investigation with the Councils grounds staff with such investigation to be conducted by a Council Member who should be appointed by the Full Council and who should then attend the next Personnel committee meeting to determine the scope, extent and nature of the investigation to be undertaken.

 

RESOLVED to appoint Councillor Denise Schofield to conduct a welfare investigate with the Councils grounds staff members and to report to the next Personnel Committee to obtain   further instruction on the matter.

 

  1. COMMITTEE VACANCIES

 

            Councillor Caroline Davies was appointed to the War Memorial working group.

           

           

  1. NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN

 

            Councillor Mike Hopper gave members a brief update in relation to the Neighbourhood Plan

progress.

 

 

  1. REPORT FROM THE CLERK TO THE COUNCIL

 

            The Clerk distributed his written Clerks report and presented same to members accordingly

 

 

  1. TOWN CLERK EMPLOYMENT

 

            The Clerk left the meeting prior to this agenda item being discussed.

 

RESOLVED that the Council should thank Councillor Mike Hopper, Councillor Matt Boles, Councillor Richard Craig for conducting a meeting without prejudice, and the committee should be dissolved. It was noted that no other proposals came before the Council.

Meeting concluded at 8.22pm

Details

Date:
July 3, 2018
Time:
19:00
Event Category:

Venue

Richmond House
Richmond House, Richmond Park
GAINSBOROUGH, Lincolnshire DN21 2RJ United Kingdom