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Councillor Richard Craig (Chairman)
Councillor Sean Brennan
Councillor Liz Clews
Councillor Dennis Dannatt
Councillor Tim Davies
Councillor David Dobbie
Councillor Paul Key
Councillor Sally Loates
Councillor Pat O’Connor
Councillor Keith Panter – arrived at the meeting at 7:33pm
Councillor James Plastow
Councillor Denise Schofield
Councillor Baptiste Velan
Councillor Kenneth Woolley
Tom Clay Town Clerk
Rachel Allbones Deputy Clerk / RFO
Sean Alcock Operations Manager
Jessica Flowers Admin Support Officer
Councillor Harry Clarke
Councillor Matthew Boles
Councillor Chris Lambie
Councillor Dobbie raised concerns that appointing Members to Committee vacancies was not on the agenda.
RESOLVED to include Committee Vacancies on the next Full Council agenda.
Note: Councillors Dobbie, Loates and Woolley abstained from voting on the above resolution.
RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on Tuesday 16 June 2020 be approved and signed as a correct record.
Note: Councillors Craig, Dannatt and Schofield abstained from voting on the above resolution.
RESOLVED to NOTE draft minutes.
Councillor Dobbie advised Planning Training is currently being organised and will be open to all Members on the Council not just Planning & Development Committee members.
Note: Councillors Brennan and Clews abstained from voting on the above resolution.
RESOLVED to NOTE the matters contained in the report.
Members considered the opening of the public toilets in Richmond Park following the Covid 19 lockdown measures being lifted.
Note: Councillor Panter arrived at the meeting at 7:33pm.
RESOLVED to keep the public toilets closed on Richmond Park until further government guidance had been received and reviewed and clarity around the insurance position had been received, then delegate the matter to Community Services Committee for further consideration and decision regarding the opening of the toilets.
It was further RESOLVED that should the Community Services Committee pursue a course of action that incurs additional expenditure or new budget lines the matter would be discussed at the next meeting of the Management & Finance Committee meeting.
Members considered the arrangements for the 2020 Civic Service.
It was proposed and seconded to leave the matter until a new Mayor is in situ.
An amendment was proposed and seconded to postpone the event until early in 2021 with it taking place before the end of the municipal year (31 March 2021).
A vote for the amended motion was taken and the AMENDMENT FELL.
A vote for the substantive motion to leave the matter until a new Mayor is in situ was taken and the MOTION CARRIED.
RESOLVED to leave the arrangements of the Civic Service until a new Mayor is in situ.
Meeting concluded at 8.05pm