Agenda July 2021
I hereby give you notice that the July meeting of Ropsley Parish Council will be held virtually at Ropsley Hall on Thursday 15 July 2021 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: Thursday 9 July 2021
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 Annual Parish Council Meeting held on 6 May.
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.
6.2 To approve a risk assessment and updated policies previously circulated by the Clerk.
6.3 To approve printing costs of £80 for the Summer newsletter.
7.1 To note income received as follows:
Remitter Purpose Amount £
HMRC VAT Rebate 250.27
SKDC Community Cleaner Grant 463.32
7.2 To resolve to approve expenditure as follows:
Payee Purpose Amount £
Clerk’s Expenses Zoom Apr – May 28.78
LALC Burials Course 54.00
Employment Costs May 2021 485.45
Employment Costs June 2021 485.45
Councillor’s Expenses Councillor Gosbee fuel costs 128.94
C McKenzie Internal Audit 40.00
Came and Co Insurance 927.48
Wave Burial Ground Water 10.76
Ropsley Village Hall Booking and Key Deposits 35.00
Payments to be Made:
Payee Purpose Amount £
Colin McGarrigle Fuel reimbursement TBC
Autela Payroll Services 53.56
Employment Costs July 2021 TBC
Telephone Box Painting TBC
7.3 To resolve to approve the June bank reconciliation.
7.4 To note the budget monitoring statement showing expenditure and income against the 2021/22 budget.
7.5 To consider an application for grant funding of £2k towards the cost of a stage from Ropsley Hall.
7.6 To consider an application for grant funding of £500 towards replacement netting from Ropsley Baboons Cricket Club.
7.7 To consider a request from Ropsley Colts FC for either relocation of an existing defibrillator or assistance with the purchase of an additional defibrillator for Ropsley Hall.
8.1 To note the following planning decisions:
S21/0761 Extensions and alterations to dwelling, Fentonleigh, 14 Church Lane, Ropsley, Granted 8 June 2021
8.2 PL/0054/21 To vary condition 25 of planning permission S12/0158/CM to extract using modern blasting techniques, Ropsley Quarry, Long Hollow Lane, Ropsley, Granted 11 June 2021.
8.3 S21/0131 Replacement of rainwater goods, Church Farmhouse, Village Street, Braceby, Granted 17 June 2021
8.4 S21/0660 To reduce 1no silver birch tree by approx 40%, The Pantiles 9 High Street, Ropsley NG33 4BG Work Allowed 29th June 2021
9. NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN
9.1 To consider funding of £972 ex VAT for printing and planning consultancy not covered by grant funding.
10.1 To receive an update on drainage matters in the village.
10.2 To receive an update from County Councillor Hill on the verges at Ropsley Hall.
10.3 To consider joining Community Speedwatch scheme and to receive an update regarding speed monitoring.
10.4 To consider the condition of Risewood Lane between Ropsley and Old Somerby.
10.5 To consider the resurfacing of Church Lane, Great Humby and resurfacing in Little Humby.
10.6 To consider a missing street name sign on High Street, Ropsley and a damaged street name on School Lane.
10.7 To receive a report regarding parking at the War Memorial and an abandoned vehicle at Munton Fields.
11. COMMUNITY UPDATES
11.1 To receive an update on the village gates.
11.2 To receive an update on the village sign.
11.3 To receive an update on the Best Kept Garden competition.
11.4 To consider correspondence from SKDC regarding the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022.
11.5 To consider insurance requirements for hirers of Ropsley Hall.
11.6 To consider production of a Village Calendar for 2022.
11.7 To consider correspondence regarding scrambler bike activity on Footpath 10.
11.8 To receive community updates from Councillors.
12.1 To note all general correspondence circulated for information since the May meeting.
12.2 To note correspondence from South Kesteven District Council regarding the Best Kept Village Competition.
13. DATE OF NEXT MEETING.
13.1 Monday 13 September at 7pm at Ropsley Hall.