Temple Normanton Parish Council

Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of Temple Normanton Parish Council held at 6.30pm on Monday 5th January 2024 in Grassmoor Community Centre, New Street, Grassmoor, S42 5EE.

Present: Cllr C Bender, Cllr J Bender, Cllr J Cantrill, Cllr J Davison, Cllr R Davison (Chairman), Cllr K Pashley, Cllr A Wood and Kimberley Walker (Clerk).

137/23 To receive apologies for absence. None.

138/23 To receive any declarations of interest from Members. None.

139/23 Recording and Filming of Council and Committee Meetings. 

The Chairman read out the Councils Social Media Policy statement.

140/23 Public Participation. None.

141/23 To consider any items which should be taken in exclusion of the press and public.

If the Council decides to exclude the press and public it will be necessary to pass a resolution in the following terms: “That in view of the confidential nature of the business about to be transacted, to consider a resolution to exclude the Press and Public from the meeting in accordance with the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960, s1, in order to discuss the item.” A reason must be stated.

Council RESOLVED items 133/23 h and 133/23 i to be taken with public exclusion as it concerned confidential matters. 

142/23 To agree any variations of order of business. 

It was RESOLVED to move Iitem 144/23 i to last items at the meeting.

143/23 To read and consider the Minutes of the Meeting of Temple Normanton Parish Council held on Monday 8th January 2024. 

It was RESOLVED to re-present to next meeting due to correction required. 

144/23 To receive and consider additional agenda items in the order in which they have been notified:

a) To consider quote for clearing seven unoccupied plots on the allotment. Council RESOLVED accept S Burrell Gardening Service quotation of £2450.00.

b) To consider purchasing two combination locks for allotment gate. Council RESOLVED for Cllr Cantrill to obtain locks from previous supplier.

c) To receive an update regarding flood sign. Council NOTED Derbyshire County Council Response.

d) To consider further quotations for cutting the hedge in the play park. Council RESOLVED to accept S G Plant quotation of £100.00. 

e) To consider further quotations for cutting the woodland perimeter path. Council RESOLVED to obtain a quotation from S G Plant.

f) To consider purchasing a metal remembrance soldier silhouette. Council RESOLVED for Clerk to purchase at a cost of £175.00 from Royal British Legion.

g) To consider reports of drug taking at Grassmoor County Park service entrance. Council RESOLVED for the Clerk to inform Ranger Services and Cllr Bender to contact Safer Neighbourhood Team.

h) To consider quotations for flailing work on roadside hedge. Council RESOLVED to accept S G Plant quotation of £200.00 + £120.00 travel costs.

i) To consider case for rescinding plot holders eviction notice. (to be heard in exclusion). Heard in exclusion.

145/23 To ratify the signing of orders for payment. 

a) To authorise accounts for payment:

Clerk’s Salary -                £256.40

Clerks Expenses -                £187.42

N T Killingley -                £960.00

Derbyshire County Council -        £105.00

Grassmoor Community Centre - £22.50

Waterplus -                 £20.75

b) Latest bank account balances:

HSBC -    £21,674.36 (27/01/24)

NS&I -    £6,355.58 (31/12/22)

The Council NOTED the accounts.

146/23 To consider Planning Applications. The Council had no comment the application.

23/01018/DISCON - Appletree Cottage Mansfield Road Corbriggs Chesterfield S41 0JW - Discharge of conditions 3 (Contaminated Land Assessment), 6 (Levels), 7 (Biodiversity Enhancement Plan), 10 (Landscaping) and 12 (Boundary Treatments) pursuant to previously approved 23/00529/FL

147/23 Date of next meeting: Ordinary Parish Council Meeting Monday 4th March 2024. 

The meeting closed at 19:45