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Property and Services Committee

January 16 @ 19:00 - 21:00

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2024-01-16 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.

Committee members:
Councillor Nigel Bowler, Councillor Caz Davies, Councillor Richard Craig, Councillor Dennis Dannatt, Councillor Paul Key, Councillor Keith Panter, Councillor James Plastow, Councillor James Ward, Councillor Harry Warriner

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Property and Services Committee which will be held on Tuesday 16 January 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.


PS24/133  Apologies for Absence
To note apologies for absence.

PS24/134  Public Participation Period
Members of the public may make representations, answer questions and give evidence at a meeting which they are entitled to attend in respect of the business on the agenda. A period of up to 15 minutes is permitted for public participation. Participants are restricted to 3 minutes each. Please see the Council’s Public Participation at Meetings Policy and Standing Orders 3 f-i for details.

PS24/135  Declarations of Interest
To receive any declarations of interest in accordance with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011.

PS24/136  Dispensation Requests
To consider any dispensation requests received by the Town Clerk in relation to personal and/or disclosable pecuniary interests, not previously recorded.

PS24/137  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.

PS24/138  Minutes of the Previous Meeting
To receive the minutes of the previous Property and Services Committee meeting and resolve to sign these as a true and accurate record.
Paper A Tuesday 12 December 2023 (pages 4 to 9)

PS24/139  Matters Arising Schedule
To note current position of previously agreed actions as at 9 January 2024.
Paper B
(pages 10 to 19)

PS24/140  Allotment Tenancy Agreement Review
To review and adopt the Allotment Tenancy Agreement.
Paper C (pages 20 to 32)

PS24/141  Love Lane Allotment Pond
To consider quotations for Hydrographical and Ecological surveys and pond management plan for the Love Lane pond.
Exclusion of public and press recommended due to time sensitive commercial sensitivity.
Paper D
(pages 33 to 36)

PS24/142  General Cemetery Chapel Condition Survey
To consider condition survey report received and determine next steps.
Paper E (pages 37 to 90, for hard copy see December agenda pack)

PS24/143  Sandfield Lane North Play Area
To note update following resolution PS24/107.
Paper F (pages 91 to 94)

PS24/144  Levellings Dog Walk Footpath
To consider verbal update from the Operations Manager.

PS24/145  Parish Agreement Grass Verge Cutting 2024 – 2025
To consider verbal update from the Operations Manager.

PS24/146  Christmas Lights Festival 2024
To consider date for the Christmas Lights Festival 2024.
Paper G (pages 95 to 96)

PS24/147  Items for Notification
To receive any items for notification to be included on a future agenda (for information only)

  • General Cemetery extension
  • Richmond House conservatory replacement
  • Play Area RoSPA Safety Inspection Reports, remedial update
  • Richmond House Fire Risk Assessment review

PS24/148  Time and Date of Next Meeting
To note the date and time of the next Property and Services Committee meeting is scheduled for Tuesday 13 February 2024 at 7:00pm.


Rachel Allbones
Interim Town Clerk
Richmond House
Tuesday, 09 January 2024


January 16
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