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To approve as a correct record, minutes 139 to 163 of the virtual meeting of the Council held on 1 March 2021. Details on pages 3 to 7 of the agenda pack.
To note the minutes of the virtual meeting of the Planning Committee held on 15 March 2021. Details on pages 8 to 10 of the agenda pack.
To note the minutes of the virtual meeting of the Climate Emergency Group held on 22 March 2021. Details on pages 11 to 12 of the agenda pack.
To note the minutes of the virtual meeting of the Penryn Week/Town Fair Committee held on 9 March 2021. Details on pages 13 to 15 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 16 of the agenda pack.
To approve a list of accounts paid and the monthly statement for the period 1 to 28 February 2021. Details on pages 17 to 26 of the agenda pack.
To confirm whether Town Council elections will take place for Penryn.
To confirm if the Town Council agrees with the removal of the following BT Phone Boxes:
Details on pages 27 to 28 of the agenda pack.
To approve the installation and associated costs of a mural by the bus stop at Penryn Train Station.
To receive an update on the Town Council’s projects. Details on page 29 of the agenda pack.
To decide if a separate leaflet is required for the neighbourhood plan referendum. Details on page 30 of the agenda pack.
The numbering of minutes is sequential and continues from the previous meeting’s minutes.
MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF PENRYN HELD ON MONDAY 12 APRIL 2021 AT 7:00PM REMOTELY VIA ZOOM
Councillors: Wenmoth (Town Mayor), Bennett, Garrett, Langan, M May, McSorley, Tucker and Widdon
In Attendance: Helen Perry (Town Clerk), Ryan Morwood – Falmouth Packet
Prior to the meeting commencing, the Council held a minute’s silence in respect of the recent passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
Apologies for absence were received from Councillors H May (work) and Rickard (ill).
Councillors Edwards, Peters and Ruby 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 139 to 163 of the virtual meeting of the Council held on 1 March 2021 were approved and signed as a correct record.
Proposed by Councillor Langan and seconded by Councillor Tucker.
The minutes of the virtual meeting of the Planning Committee held on 15 March 2021 were noted.
The minutes of the virtual meeting of the Climate Emergency Group held on 22 March 2021 were noted.
The minutes of the virtual meeting of the Penryn Week/Fair Day Committee held on 9 March 2021 were noted.
The Clerk reported: –
The Mayor confirmed that he had not attended any engagements but was happy to announce that he has had his second covid-19 jab.
Councillor M May reported: –
Councillor Garrett reported: –
The report from the Town Clerk was noted.
RESOLVED that the list of accounts paid and the monthly statement for the period 1 to 28 February 2021 be approved.
Proposed by Councillor Langan and seconded by Councillor May.
The Town Clerk confirmed that fourteen members of the public had applied to stand as Councillors for the Penryn Ward, and nobody had applied to stand in the Bissom Ward. Therefore, the fourteen members of the public will be ‘elected uncontested’ to the Town Council on the 6 May 2021 and will take office from 10 May.
The two vacancies can be filled by co-option once the new council is formed.
A lengthy discussion took place regarding the benefits of keeping the telephone boxes and possible alternate uses if the phone boxes are decommissioned.
Proposed by Councillor McSorley and seconded by Councillor Widdon.
A lengthy discussion took place regarding the installation of a mural on the wall outside the train station.
RESOLVED that delegated powers are given to the Clerk in conjunction with Town Mayor and Deputy Mayor to progress the installation of the mural, including the specification and setting a budget.
Proposed by Councillor Widdon and seconded by Councillor May.
The update on the current Town Council projects was noted
RESOLVED that a separate leaflet, advertising the neighbourhood plan referendum is issued to every dwelling within the parish of Penryn.
Proposed by Councillor McSorley and seconded by Councillor Tucker.
There being no further business to transact the meeting was closed at 8:02pm