Agenda October 2022
I hereby give you notice that a meeting of Ropsley and District Parish Council will be held at Ropsley Hall on Monday 3 October 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: Tuesday 27 September 2022
1. ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN & DECLARATION OF ACCEPTANCE OF OFFICE.
2. WELCOME REMARKS BY THE CHAIRMAN.
3. APOLOGIES: TO RECEIVE APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND TO RESOLVE TO ACCEPT REASONS GIVEN.
4. TO RECEIVE DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST IN RELATION TO AGENDA ITEMS AND TO CONSIDER REQUESTS FOR DISPENSATIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LOCALISM ACT 2011.
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES.
5.1 To resolve to accept the Clerk’s notes of the Parish Council meeting held on 20 July 2022.
6. DISTRICT AND COUNTY COUNCILLORS’ REPORTS
7. CLERK’S REPORT
7.1 To note the contents of the Clerk’s Report with regards to actions from previous minutes.
7.2 To approve the Clerk’s attendance at the LALC Annual Conference on 12 October at a cost of £10 ex VAT.
8.1 To note that no income was received between 1 July and 31 August 2022.
8.2 To resolve to approve expenditure as follows:
Payee Purpose Amount £
Cllr Gosbee Fuel and mower belt 118.81
Autela Payroll services 64.02
Employment Costs July 2022 566.75
E.on Defibrillator electricity 63.74
HSBC Bank Charges July 2022 5.00
Employment Costs August 2022 539.75
HSBC Bank Charges August 2022 5.00
CPRE Membership 36.00
Payments to be Made:
Payee Purpose Amount £
Community Heartbeat Trust Chargepack and electrodes 245.52
Employment Costs September 2022 566.75
Cllr Gosbee Fuel and mower belt (different mower) 145.52
Wave Cemetery water 23.50
Autela Payroll services 51.61
Cllr Marshall Expenses – calendar competition hamper 70.00
8.3 To resolve to approve the August bank reconciliation.
8.4 To note the budget monitoring statement showing expenditure and income against the 2022/23 budget to date.
8.5 To note the receipt of the VAT reimbursement re 2021/22 in the amount of £1,311.32
8.6 To consider a request for a grant towards the maintenance of the church clock.
9.1 To note the following planning applications on which no comments were made:
9.1.1 S22/1264 Demolition of existing outbuilding and construction of new detached office and leisure facilities, Red House Farm, Somerby Road, Ropsley, NG33 4AZ.
9.2 To note the following planning decisions:
9.2.1 S22/0169 New 1.5 storey dwelling, Stone Cottage, 45 Grantham Road, Ropsley. NG33 4AP Granted 3 August 2022
9.2.2 S22/0959 Replace existing conservatory with garden room, 12 Grantham Road, Ropsley, NG33 4BU Granted 26 July 2022
9.2.3 S22/0380 To replace two large velux roof windows with two dormer windows on front elevation, 16 Paddock Close, Ropsley, NG33 4BJ Granted 21 July 2022
10.1 To consider installation of Electrical Vehicle Charging Points under the On Street Residential Chargepoint Scheme (ORCS).
10.2 To consider correspondence from residents regarding speeding on High Street and Chain Lane.
10.3 To consider correspondence regarding the condition of Somerby Road.
11.1 To note correspondence from a parishioner regarding proposed works to a tree on the Southeast boundary of the cemetery.
11.2 To consider a response to correspondence regarding grounds maintenance in the cemetery in line with the Complaints Policy.
12. COMMUNITY UPDATES
12.1 To receive an update on the Best Kept Village Award, to agree a location for the gold litter bin, use of the £400 prize money and to agree attendance at the award ceremony on Monday 24 October.
12.2 To receive an update on the 2023 calendar competition.
12.3 To consider mowing of the Village Green at Little Humby including risk assessments for volunteers.
12.4 To consider a request to plant a memorial tree on the Village Green at Little Humby.
12.5 To consider the use of funds raised by the Green Man for community groups.
12.6 To consider a response to the Lincolnshire Neighbourhood Policing survey.
12.7 To consider treating the Village Sign bench.
12.8 To receive community updates from Councillors.
13.1 To note all general correspondence circulated for information since the July meeting.
13.2 To note correspondence from Anglian Water regarding the strategic pipeline between Grantham and Bexwell.
14. DATE OF NEXT MEETING.
14.1 Monday 14 November at 7pm at Ropsley Hall.