Agenda of Nantwich Town Council Meeting
Thursday 10th September 2020
1. PUBLIC FORUM
1.1. To receive a report from Police representatives and discuss policing issues in the town.
1.2. To receive representations from members of the public.
1.3. To receive any representations from the public on planning applications.
1.4. To receive any questions submitted in advance in writing. A request has been received from a resident asking for progress on the Barony Park improvements and the travelling community.
2. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To receive any apologies for absence.
3. DECLARATION OF DISCLOSABLE PECUNIARY INTERESTS
Members are asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests relating to items on the agenda in accordance with the Council’s adopted Code of Conduct.
4. CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES
4.1 To receive and approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 16th July 2020. (attached)
5. MAYOR’S REPORT
To receive a list of the Mayor’s engagements and to receive any announcements by the Mayor
6. PLANNING CONTROL
Applications for Planning Permission – notification of planning applications by Cheshire East Council upon which comments are to be made (see list attached). The applications will be displayed at the meeting for inspection.
7. APPOINTMENT OF COMMITTEES AND PANELS FOR 2019/20
To confirm the appointment of the following Committees and appoint Members to Committees and Panels of the Council.
The Town Council is asked to RESOLVE that Members are appointed to the various Committees and Panels of the Council as recommended below.
NB – The Mayor of the Council sits ex-officio on all Panels and Committees.
(a) Policy Committee – 7 members
Councillors Peter Groves (Chair), Penny Butterill (Vice Chair), Carole Thomas, David Marren, Andrew Martin, Phil Staley and John Statham
(b) Finance Committee – 7 Members.
David Marren (Chair), John Statham (Vice Chair), Arthur Moran, Stuart Bostock, Stephanie Wedgwood, David Greaves and Phil Staley.
(c) Staffing Committee – 6 Members
Councillors Arthur Moran (Chair), Andrew Martin (Vice Chair), Stuart Bostock, Carole Thomas, Peter Groves and David Greaves.
(d) Tenders Sub-Committee – 3 Members
The Mayor and Chairs of Policy and Finance
8. APPOINTMENT OF REPRESENTATIVES
To appoint Members as the Council’s representatives on various bodies. Representatives generally hold a ‘watching brief’ and are expected to report to Council any issues of significance.
(a) Nantwich Partnership
Councillors Thomas and Staley
NB – Councillors who are also Cheshire East Councillors for Nantwich Wards are invited to Partnership meetings in that capacity i.e. Councillors Butterill, Groves, Martin and Moran.
(b) Nantwich in Bloom Committee
Councillors Bostock and Wedgwood
(c) Nantwich Museum Trust
Councillors Kirkham and vacancy
(d) Allotments Panel
Councillors Bostock and Marren.
(e) Nantwich Civic Society
Councillor Thomas and vacancy
(f) Nantwich Senior Citizens Committee
Councillor Moran and a vacancy.
(g) Trustees of Nantwich Consolidated Charities.
Councillors Kirkham and Councillor Moran.
(h) Litter Volunteer group
Councillor Greaves and vacancy
(i) Nantwich Food Festival Committee
Councillors Bostock and Statham
9. AUTHORISATION OF CHEQUES AND OTHER FINANCIAL DOCUMENTATION
(a) Any two Members on each cheque, on the Royal Bank of Scotland Treasurer’s and Direct Reserve Account: –
Authorised Signatories – Councillors Butterill, Marren and Moran on the Royal Bank of Scotland current (Treasurer’s) account and, where necessary, the Royal Bank of Scotland Direct Reserve account.
(b) Mayor’s (or Chairman’s) Charity Fund Account Royal Bank of Scotland
Authorised Signatories – Any two of the three Councillors named above.
(c) Nantwich Town Council Trading Account Royal Bank of Scotland
Authorised Signatories – Any two of the three Councillors named above plus the Town Clerk.
(d) Authorisation for the direct debits as detailed in the attached document
The Council is asked to RESOLVE that any two of the [named] three signatories plus the Town Clerk be authorised to operate and sign documents and cheques in regard to the Royal Bank of Scotland Nantwich Town Council current (Treasurer’s) account and, where necessary, the Royal Bank of Scotland Direct Reserve account the Royal Bank of Scotland Town Council Charity Fund account. the Royal Bank of Scotland Nantwich Town Council Trading Account the Skipton Building Society account the CCLA Public Sector Property Fund and Local Authorities’ Property Fund.
10. THERAPY/COMMUNITY GARDEN
To consider the attached report detailing proposals for the support by the Town Council for the development of a Therapy/Community Garden with key partners.
11. INCOME AND EXPENDITURE
To receive a report on income and expenditure to date.
12. ALLOTMENT TENANCY AGREEMENT
To consider the attached report containing amendments to the allotments tenancy agreement in line with previous approval of changes to rules and regulations.
13. ACCOUNTS AND PAYMENTS
To approve the attached schedule showing accounts processed for payment since the last meeting, noting that payments are made in accordance with the previous resolution of the Town Council to use the General Power of Competence.
14. BOROUGH COUNCILLORS REPORTS
To receive reports from Cheshire East Borough Councillors.
15. REPORTS OF REPRESENTATIVES
Members representing the Council on outside bodies or organisations are asked to report on matters of interest.
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