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Property & Services Committee

March 14, 2023 @ 19:00 - 21:00

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2023-03-14 Public Papers

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 14th March 2023 commencing at 7pm in the meeting room, Richmond House, Richmond Park, Morton Terrace, Gainsborough.

Belina Boyer
Town Clerk

Committee members: Cllr M Boles – ex officio, Cllr P O’Connor – ex officio, Cllr D Dannatt, Cllr T Davies (C), Cllr P Key, Cllr C Lambie, Cllr J Musonda, Cllr J Plastow (VC), Cllr B Velan


Agenda no

Agenda item title


PS23/187 To note apologies for absence. Local Government Act 1972, s85 (1) & Sch 12, p40.
PS23/188 To receive any declarations of interest in accordance with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011. Localism Act 2011, s31.
PS23/189 To consider any dispensation requests received by the Clerk in relation to personal and/or disclosable pecuniary interests. Localism Act 2011, s33.
PS23/190 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)
PS23/191 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 Wednesday, 01 March 2023

Local Government Act 1972, Sch 12, p41 (1).
PS23/192 Hickman Bacon Memorial Park (The Levellings) development.

To note a verbal report on the progression of the scheme.

PS23/193 To note minor changes to legal paperwork as approved by the council’s solicitor, authorise the clerk to sign said paperwork and note correspondence received from the council’s solicitor.

Exclusion of public and press recommended due to ongoing legal process.

Paper B

PS23/194 To consider an application by the Gainsborough Rotary Club to use Marshall’s Playing Fields for a Rotary Fireworks Event and determine the fee to be charged.

Paper C

PS23/195 To consider a request to move rugby to Marshalls Sports ground.

Paper D

PS23/196 To consider authorising the council’s architect to prepare large scale, fully dimensioned and annotated plans and submit forms for Building Regulations Approval and any other action to move this project on.

Paper E

PS23/197 To consider authorising the removal of the aviary and disposing of it with permission of WLDC.

Paper F

PS23/198 To consider the proposals of the Coronation Working Group for approval.

Paper G – to follow

PS23/199 To receive a verbal update on allotments and consider an amendment to appendix 1 delegating additional functions to officers.

Paper H –

PS23/200 To consider an application to keep chickens at Love Lane allotment.

Paper I

Exclusion of public and press recommended to protect personal data.


PS23/201 To consider a request to retain a standpipe and grant retrospective permission.

Paper J

Exclusion of public and press recommended to protect personal data.

PS23/202 To consider complaints regarding trees in the general cemetery with regards to arborist’s report and recommendations.

Paper K


PS23/203 To consider action to be taken to on General Cemetery Chapel and authorise relevant expenditure.

Paper L

Exclusion of public and press recommended due to time sensitive commercial sensitivity.

PS23/204 To consider a grant request from 1st Gainsborough Cup Scouts for £1,000..

Paper M

PS23/205 To consider authorising expenditure for brushwood and leave pile removal.

Paper N


PS23/206 To note a complaint regarding speeding cars on Cox’s Hill and Heapham Road and consider supporting the complaint and forwarding it to the highways Authority.

Paper O


PS23/207 To note a verbal report on Christmas lights by the Operations Manager.  
PS23/208 To receive any items for notification to be included on a future agenda – for information only N/A
PS23/209 To note the date and time of the next Property and Services committee scheduled 14 March 2023 at 19.00 Local Government Act 1972, Sch 12, p10 (2)(a)


March 14, 2023
19:00 - 21:00
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