Agenda December 2022
I hereby give you notice that a meeting of Ropsley and District Parish Council will be held at Ropsley Hall on Monday 5 December 2022 at 7.15pm. All members of the Parish Council are summoned to attend for the purpose of considering and resolving upon the business to be transacted as set out hereunder.
Public Forum: The Parish Council meeting will be preceded at 7.00pm by a public forum for which Councillors are also asked to be present, at which members of the public may ask questions or make short statements to the Council. Members of the public are welcome to stay for the meeting but may not participate unless invited to do so by the Chairman.
N Gascoigne Clerk to the Council. Date: Monday 28 November 2022
1. WELCOME REMARKS BY THE CHAIRMAN.
2. APOLOGIES: TO RECEIVE APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND TO RESOLVE TO ACCEPT REASONS GIVEN.
3. TO RECEIVE DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST IN RELATION TO AGENDA ITEMS AND TO CONSIDER REQUESTS FOR DISPENSATIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LOCALISM ACT 2011.
4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES.
4.1 To resolve to accept the Clerk’s notes of the Parish Council meeting held on 3 October 2022.
4.2 To consider the implementation of .gov.uk email addresses at a cost of £105 per year.
5. DISTRICT AND COUNTY COUNCILLORS’ REPORTS
6. CLERK’S REPORT
6.1 To note the contents of the Clerk’s Report with regards to actions from previous minutes.
7.1 To note income received as follows:
Remitter Purpose Amount £
HMRC VAT rebate 1,311.32
Cemetery income Exclusive Right of Burial 70.00
Calendar income Calendar competition 50.00
SKDC Best Kept Village prize 400.00
SKDC Community Cleaner grant 463.32
Colin Ward Funeral Directors Cemetery income 135.00
7.2 To resolve to approve expenditure as follows:
Payee Purpose Amount £
Employment Costs September 2022 566.75
HSBC Bank Charges September 2022 5.00
Community Heartbeat Trust Chargepack and electrodes 245.52
Wave Cemetery water 23.50
Autela Payroll Services Payroll Services 51.61
Councillor Marshall expenses Calendar competition 70.00
Councillor Gosbee expenses Fuel 145.62
LALC Training 39.60
Employment Costs October 2022 539.75
HSBC Bank Charges October 2022 5.00
P Collishaw Mowers Mower belt 51.62
Ropsley PCC Contribution to clock 100.00
Employment Costs November 2022 863.58
Payments to be Made:
Payee Purpose Amount £
Community Heartbeat Trust Battery and pads 376.80
Ropsley Hall Hire charges May – Dec 2022 70.00
7.3 To resolve to approve the October bank reconciliation.
7.4 To note the budget monitoring statement showing expenditure and income against the 2022/23 budget to date.
7.5 To consider the draft budget for 2023/24.
8.1 To note the following planning applications on which no comments were made:
8.1.1 S22/1847 application to vary condition (construction working hours) of S22/0230 proposed Grantham to Bexwell potable water Pipeline Scheme.
8.1.2 S22/1927 Submission of details reserved by conditions: biodiversity mitigation, hard surface construction, levels, tree protection method statement and boundary treatments of S21/2532 Ropsley Fox House, 23 Grantham Road, Ropsley, NG33 4BX.
8.2 To note the following planning applications on which comments were made:
8.2.1 S22/1844 Extensions and alterations to existing house, conversion of existing outbuilding into a residential annex, 1 Peck Hill Ropsley Lincs NG33 4BL
8.3 To note the following planning decisions:
8.3.1 S22/0620 Application to vary Conditions re approved plans, soft landscaping and parking and turning facilities of S20/0042 Ropsley Fox House 23 Grantham Road Ropsley NG33 4BX
9.1 To consider installation of Electrical Vehicle Charging Points under the On Street Residential Chargepoint Scheme (ORCS).
9.2 To consider correspondence from a resident regarding a footpath in Humby and the Lost Footpaths project.
9.3 To consider correspondence regarding waterways in the parish.
10.1 To note the outcome of a meeting attended by the Chair and Vice-Chair on 31 October.
10.2 To approve the revised cemetery rules.
11. COMMUNITY UPDATES
11.1 To consider recruitment and retention of volunteers and volunteer risk assessments.
11.2 To consider the purchase of trees for Little Humby village entrances
11.3 To receive community updates from Councillors.
12. CASUAL VACANCY
12.1 To note the resignation of Councillor Gosbee and to consider the advertisement of the vacancy for co-option.
13.1 To note all general correspondence circulated for information since the October meeting.
13.2 To note the Neighbourhood Policing quarterly briefing.
14. DATE OF NEXT MEETING.
14.1 Monday 9 January 2023 at 7pm at Ropsley Hall.