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To approve as a correct record, minutes 93 to 106 of the virtual meeting of the Council held on 14 December 2020.
To note the minutes of the virtual meeting of the Planning Committee held on 21 December 2020. Details on pages 7 to 9 of the agenda pack.
To receive items of correspondence relevant to the Council
To receive a verbal update from the Town Mayor on engagements and to make any announcements.
To receive an update report from the Town Clerk. Details on page 10 of the agenda pack.
To approve a list of accounts paid and the monthly statement for the period 1 November to 30 November 2020. Details on pages 11 to 21 of the agenda pack.
To receive an update on the Town Council’s Projects for the 2020/21 financial year. Details on page 22 of the agenda pack.
To resolve that in accordance with Section 1 of the Public Bodies Admission to Meetings Act 1960 the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items by reason of the confidential nature of the items. Proceedings, apart from any resolutions passed, shall remain confidential.
To appoint a contractor to carry out the asbestos testing on the Library, Temperance Hall and Town Hall. To be presented.
The numbering of minutes is sequential and continues from the previous meeting’s minutes.
Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Bennett (ill), H May (ill) and Rickard (ill). Councillors Peters, Ruby and Snowdon were absent, no apology given.
There were no declarations of interest.
There were no requests for dispensations.
No requests had been received from members of the public wishing to speak at the meeting.
Resolved that minute numbers 93 to 106 of the virtual meeting of the Council held on 14 December 2020 were approved and signed as a correct record. Proposed by Councillor McSorley and seconded by Councillor M May.
Councillor M May informed Councillors that she had contacted Asda regarding the shopping trolleys, but due to the community liaison person being unavailable, she was unable to find out the information. Councillor M May will try to contact Asda again and will report back.
The minutes of the virtual meeting of the Planning Committee held on 21 December 2020 were noted.
There were no items of correspondence to report.
The Town Mayor reported;
Councillor J Symons reported;
Councillor M May reported;
The report from the Town Clerk was noted. The Town Clerk notified members that the Christmas Lights that are connected to the Old Gent’s Hut are not working, the electrician visited the site and has found a water ingress issue which is causing the ‘trip’ switch to activate.
Resolved that the list of accounts paid and the monthly statement for the period 1 to 30 November 2020 be approved. Proposed by Councillor Langan and seconded by Councillor Tucker.
The Projects Update report was noted.
Councillor M May reported that although the small projects group had been unable to meet, we had still managed to complete a few projects. We are having issues with getting wi-fi into the Temperance Hall due to the thickness of the granite walls. BT are now looking at the possibility of going through the wi-fi access point on a neighbouring building.
Resolved that in accordance with Section 1 of the Public Bodies Admission to Meetings Act 1960, the public be excluded from the meeting during the consideration of the following items by reasons of the confidential nature of the item. Proceedings, apart from any resolutions passed, shall remain confidential. Proposed by Councillor Langan and seconded by Councillor Edwards.
It was resolved that the Town Council Appoints CASA to carry out the asbestos testing in the library (£195), Temperance Hall (£295) and Town Hall (£350). Proposed by Councillor Langan and seconded by Councillor Edwards.
There being no further business to transact the meeting was closed at 7:35 pm