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Property and Services Committee

June 13, 2023 @ 19:00 - 21:00

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2023-06-13 Public Papers as sent PS

Agenda & meeting papers can be accessed in the PDF pack above once available. 

Committee meetings will be held in the Reading Room at Richmond House, Richmond Park, Morton Terrace, Gainsborough. Public and press are welcome to attend.

You are invited to attend a meeting of Property and Services  Committee which will be held on Tuesday 13 June 2023 commencing at 7.00pm in the meeting room, Richmond House, Richmond Park, Morton Terrace, Gainsborough.

The business of the meeting is set out in the agenda below.

Town Clerk

Committee members: Cllr N Bowler, Cllr R Craig – ex officio, Cllr D Dannatt, Cllr T Davies (C) – ex officio, Cllr P Key, Cllr K Panter, Cllr J Plastow, Cllr J Ward, Cllr H Warriner

Agenda no

Agenda item title


PS24/010 Apologies for absence
To note apologies for absence.
Local Government Act 1972, s85 (1) & Sch 12, p40.
PS24/011 Vice Chairman
To appoint Vice Chairman for this committee.
Local Government Act 1972, s15 (6)
PS24/012 Declarations of interest
To receive any declarations of interest in accordance with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011.
Localism Act 2011, s31.
PS24/013 Dispensation requests
To consider any dispensation requests received by the Clerk in relation to personal and/or disclosable pecuniary interests, not previously recorded.
Localism Act 2011, s33.
PS24/014 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.
Public Bodies (Admissions to Meetings) Act 1960 1 (2)
PS24/015 Minutes of the previous meeting(s)
To receive the minutes of the previous Property and Services Committee meeting(s) and resolve to sign these as a true record of the meeting(s).
Paper A – Property and Services – Tuesday 23 May 2023
Local Government Act 1972, Sch 12, p41 (1).
PS24/016 Greener Gainsborough
To receive a presentation from John Lydon regarding an introductory of Greener Gainsborough, Gainsborough Men Shed and his charity. How GG, GMS and his charity can interlink with GTC and the AO, for example, community gardens for mental health and wellbeing, accessible plots for people with physical disabilities and sensory gardens.
PS24/017 Love Lane Allotment pond consultation
To note the Love Lane allotment pond consultation results and consider recommendations contained in the report.
Paper B
PS24/018 Allotment Officers Report
To note the report from the Allotments Officer and the use of the delegated functions.
Paper C
PS24/019 Grave Digging
To consider a verbal report from the Operations Manager on burial processes and administration.
PS24/020 Grant Applications
To consider grant applications received.
1) Connexions 4 Youth – £1,000 Paper D
2) North Notts and Lincs Community Rail Partnership – £1,000 Paper E
3) 2nd Gainsborough Guides – £1,000 Paper F
4) Salvation Army – £ Paper G (to follow)To note that the following Community Grant funds are available:
·         £4,840 in earmarked reserves
·         £2,000 remaining from the 2023/2024 budget
PS24/021 Childrens Cricket Sessions
To consider request from Gainsborough Cricket Club to use the cricket field free of charge.
Paper H
PS24/022 Levellings Park Redevelopment – Self Closing Gates
To consider approving additional spend for new / refurbishment of self-closing play area gates.
Paper I
Referred from FC24/041
PS24/023 Grass Cutting Equipment
To consider report from the Operations Manager seeking approval for the purchase of towed grass cutting equipment.
Paper J
Referred from FC24/042
PS24/024 Items for notification
To receive any items for notification to be included on a future agenda – for information only
PS24/025 Time and date of next meeting
To note the date and time of the next Property and Services committee is scheduled for 11 July 2023 at 7.00pm
Local Government Act 1972, Sch 12, p10 (2)(a)


June 13, 2023
19:00 - 21:00
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Richmond House
Richmond House, Richmond Park
GAINSBOROUGH, Lincolnshire DN21 2RJ United Kingdom
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Town Clerk