Councillors - Mr Dave Thompson (Acting Chair), Mr Gary Adams, Mrs Barbara Brownley, Mr Robert Vilinskis, Mr Dave Thompson, Mr John Peck
3 members of the public
It was announced that Mr Wayne Swiffin had resigned from the Parish Council and his role as Chair due to work commitments.
Mr Mark Dabbs, Mrs Rebecca Power, Mrs Sheila Soar
Minutes agreed as a true and accurate record.
Notice displayed and order in place from 1 February.
Matter to be discussed further at Environment Committee on 26 February.
Request for meeting sent. No response to date.
Windows delivered. Work scheduled to start this week.
Survey completed and results received. Estimates requested for recommended work. NSDC requested to carry out identified work to trees adjacent emergency access road.
Section 106 conditions agreed. Details available on request from Clerk. Meeting of working party arranged with Landscape Architect to review draft plans on 15 February.
Order placed. Work due to start on 18 February.
No response to request for assistance from Garibaldi School. Two web designers contacted. Further details, including draft design, to be presented to next meeting of Parish Council for consideration.
County Councillor has reported potholes and raised issue of holes opening up again very quickly. County Council is reviewing practice of not using sealant.
Continuing to press for resurfacing of Forest Road.
Minutes circulated and noted.
It was agreed to renew the notice board outside of Co-operative store and relocate the board from outside The Welfare to the Village Hall.
No update from meeting available.
Outline given of incidents reported to police in past month. Clerk asked to request feedback from incidents in Clipstone only.
Schedule of meeting dates approved.
Format of meeting agreed. Clerk to invite representatives of different community groups and local agencies to attend and for meeting to be advertised in Chad.
Schedule of expenditure during January considered. Expenditure of £5,949.04 approved.
Mrs Barbara Brownley and Mrs Sheila Soar approved as new signatories to allow these accounts to be accessed.
Request for Parish Council to fund installation of three new grit bins considered and approved.
Approval given for appointment of Roger Snowdin to carry out internal audit of Council finances for 2012/13. Cost estimated at £150.
Application to demolish former Methodist Church and development of up to four dwellings supported.
Preference expressed for building of bungalows on site.
Site meeting held with Bovis Homes. Council recommended to approve the transfer of unencumbered land around the balancing pond, with Bovis Homes undertaking to seek to recover the land fenced in by neighbour and transfer to Council at a later date.
Matter was discussed, with views being expressed that transfer document should not be signed until land recovered. A concern was raised that Bovis Homes had fulfilled their promises to erect security fencing around balancing pond and re-surface the cemetery road.
It was then reported enquiries with the District Council indicated no planning permission had been given for the balancing pond and the Environment Agency may not be aware of its existence.
It was agreed the Clerk would seek further clarification on these issues and the Council's solicitor be asked for his advice.
Approval requested for purchase of burial rights by Ms Taylor, Mr McCann and Mrs Hodgkinson. Agreed.
Approval requested for transfer of burial rights by Mrs Jankiwskyj. Agreed.
Application for memorial for Mr Lacey and Mr Crump approved by Clerk. Noted.
Consideration of request for involvement of Parish Council deferred until next meeting.
Leaflets distributed. Members asked to publicise scheme.
Members interested in attending asked to advise Clerk.
No new interest in participating.
Council supported the scrapping of the 'no casino' resolution previously adopted by NSDC.
Mrs Brownley volunteered to attend information event on 5 March.
It was reported that the District Council had agreed a 5.4% increase in rents from April 2013.
Notes of meeting convened with officers regarding possible enforcement action circulated.
It was agreed to move this item at future meetings after 'matters arising'.
Funding agreed for Cadets.
Cancelled due to poor weather.
Improvements requested in Church Road. Agreed to put forward for funding from Local Improvement Scheme in next financial year.
It was reported First Avenue did not meet the criteria to be gritted as there were insufficient numbers of buses using the road.
Agreed to ask for road to be gritted on an emergency basis but will also press for an exception to be made because of the presence of the surgery and concentration of older person accommodation.
Request received from resident for netting to be installed to help prevent football going into road and damaging vehicles and property. Matter to be raised with the secretary of the landowner.
Update requested on County Council proposal.
Matter reported to Trading Standards.
A suggestion was made that the District Council be approached about possibility of introducing a bye-law across the district to tackle the problem.
It was reported the activities of both businesses at junction of Central Drive and Mansfield Road are continuing to cause problems for local residents. Information given about the actions agreed at meeting with Planning Enforcement Officer and Highways Officer.
Residents encouraged to report infringements and supply evidence.
It was confirmed the grit provided was for spreading on roads and pavements. It was acknowledged the problem of misuse was widespread. The suggestion that signs be fitted would be investigated.
An update on consultation event was given.
Meeting closed at 9.00pm
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