Agenda September 2021
I hereby give you notice that the July meeting of Ropsley Parish Council will be held virtually at Ropsley Hall on Monday 13 September 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: Monday 6 September 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 Parish Council meeting held on 15 July.
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 the Clerk’s attendance at the LALC AGM and conference on 6 October at a cost of £27.50.
6.3 To note correspondence from HSBC regarding account charges from 1 November 2021.
6.4 To receive an update on the Parish Newsletter.
7.1 No income received.
7.2 To resolve to approve expenditure as follows:
Payee Purpose Amount £
Glasdon Village gates 5,833.19
Councillor’s Expenses Councillor Marshall frames (gardening competition) 10.00
Councillor’s Expenses Councillor Gosbee fuel costs 80.04
K Handley Painting phone box 495.00
C McGarrigle Fuel costs 120.14
Employment Costs July 2021 485.45
C Keeble Neighbourhood Plan consultancy 150.00
JC Groundworks Village gates installation 1,100.00
P Collishaw Mowers Mower blade and oil 405.24
Green Man Ropsley Gardening competition prizes 80.00
Autela Payroll services 53.56
Ropsley Baboons S137 grant 500.00
PrintHub Neighbourhood Plan printing 346.68
Employment Costs August 2021 512.45
Payments to be Made:
Payee Purpose Amount £
WAVE Cemetery water 43.45
PKF Littlejohn External audit fees 240.00
Employment Costs September 2021 485.45
7.3 To resolve to approve the August bank reconciliation.
7.4 To note the budget monitoring statement showing expenditure and income against the 2021/22 budget.
7.5 To consider the external audit report received from PKF Littlejohn.
8.1 To note the following planning decisions:
8.2 S21/1138 Non-material Amendment for change of materials for previous planning application S21/0336
19 Grantham Road Ropsley Amendments Approved 6 July 2021
8.3 S21/1012 Lawful Development Certification for the proposed erection of single storey rear garden room 1 Church Lane Ropsley Granted 8 July 2021
8.4 S21/0201 Residential development - consisting of 5 dwellings and associated works (Outline - all matters reserved except access) 25 & 27 High Street Ropsley Refused 16 July 2021
8.5 S20/1724 Proposed chalet bungalow & associated site works, 23-25 The Ropsley Fox Grantham Road
Ropsley Granted 22 July 2021
8.6 S21/1548 To cut back rowan to cut back as necessary to avoid overhanging the highway and reshape pear,
The Red House 15 High Street Ropsley Work Allowed 31 August 2021
8.7 To consider the SKDC Village Services and Facilities Survey 2021.
9. NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN
9.1 To receive an update on the Neighbourhood Plan.
10.1 To consider parking issues in Ropsley.
10.2 To receive an update on drainage matters in Ropsley.
11.1 To review the cemetery rules and volunteer risk assessments.
12. COMMUNITY UPDATES
12.1 To receive an update on the village sign.
12.2 To consider correspondence from SKDC regarding the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022.
12.3 To receive an update on motocross activity on 15 August.
12.4 To receive an update on waste disposal activity in Ropsley.
12.5 To receive an update on the photo calendar competition.
12.6 To receive an update on the Council’s Treescape Fund application.
12.7 To approve the purchase of a strimmer at a cost of £350 including VAT.
12.8 To consider a tree survey and tree maintenance works.
12.9 To receive an update on planters in Ropsley.
12.10 To receive an update on potential allotments in Ropsley.
12.11 To receive community updates from Councillors.
13.1 To note all general correspondence circulated for information since the July meeting
14.1 To resolve to move into closed session in accordance with the Public Bodies Act of 1960 due to the confidential nature of matters to be discussed.
14.2 To consider a request from the Clerk for payment of a working from home allowance of £6 per week.
15. DATE OF NEXT MEETING.
15.1 Monday 8 November at 7pm at Ropsley Hall.