Town Council – Monday 17th December 2018, no earlier than 6.45pm

To:       All Members of Winsford Town Council

Local Press

 

MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND THIS MEETING

 

Dear Councillor

 

You are summoned to attend a meeting of Winsford Town Council to be held in the Winsford Town Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, Wyvern House, The Drumber, Winsford CW7 1AH on Monday 17th December 2018 immediately following the meeting of the Finance Committee but not before 6.45pm.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Mark Bailey

Town Clerk/Finance Officer

 

NB. Attachments are listed underneath the agenda and can be accessed by clicking on each attachment 

AGENDA

 

PART A

 

  1. PRAYERS, at the discretion of the Town Mayor

 

  1. APOLOGIES

Members must provide apologies to the Town Clerk before 5.00pm on the day of the meeting, together with reasons for their absence.

 

  1. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members to declare any interest under the following categories:

  • Disclosable Pecuniary Interest
  • Outside Bodies Interest
  • Family, Friend or Close Associate Interest

 

  1. OPEN FORUM

An open forum will be held when Members of the public will be invited to speak for a maximum total duration of 15 minutes on items included in the Part A agenda, copies of which will be available at the meeting.

 

  1. POLICE UPDATE

Cheshire Constabulary will be invited to attend the meeting to provide an update to Members and also to answer any questions.

 

  1. MAYOR’S REMARKS AND COMMUNICATIONS

A list of Civic engagements since the last meeting is attached (‘A’)

 

  1. MINUTES

To sign as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Town Council held on 19th November 2018 (‘B’).

 

  1. ARISING

To discuss any points arising from the above minutes (for report, not for resolution).

 

  1. FINANCE COMMITTEE (‘C‘)

To ratify the minutes of the Finance Committee held on 19th November 2018 (approved by the Finance Committee at its meeting held earlier).

 

  1. PLANNING COMMITTEE

The minutes of the Planning Committee meetings held on 26th November 2018 (‘D’) and 10th December 2018 (‘E’ – to follow) are attached for ratification.

 

  1. BRUNNER GUILDHALL MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

The minutes from the Brunner Guildhall Management Committee meeting held on 26th November 2018 are attached for information (‘F’)

 In addition, Members are asked to note that CWAC has requested using the Guildhall as a polling station for the 2019 elections.

 

  1. NEW DAWN FOR WINSFORD

The notes from the meeting of the New Dawn for Winsford Working Group are attached for information.  (‘G’)

 Members are asked to note the following points raised in the notes: –

  • That a position statement is produced by Winsford Town Council on the future of the Marina; and
  • That Winsford Town Council agrees to approach CWAC with regard to the possibility of transferring ownership of the Marina from CWAC to WTC

RECOMMENDATION:          Members are asked to consider the above points and agree a way forward

 

  1. VERDIN FIELDS

 A number of approaches have been made to the Town Council for use of the Verdin Fields.

These requests are: –

  • To hold a two-day community event, as part of the Winsford Festival, on the Verdin Fields on Saturday 13th April and Sunday 14th April 2019
  • To hold the annual Circus Funtasia event on the Verdin Fields from 1st April to 7th April 2019
  • To hold a funfair (organised by Harry Sharland) on the Fields from 15th to 25th April 2019

A request for a further circus has also been sent to the Town Council, but it is not known when this will take place.

RECOMMENDATION:          Members are asked to approve or otherwise the requests listed above

 

  1. EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

Due to their confidential nature, Members may decide to exclude the press and public from the meeting during consideration of the following matters in accordance with section 1 (2) of the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960. Reports relating to these items have been withheld from public circulation and deposit.

 

  1. STAFFING MATTERS

Members are asked to note the following items: –

  • Notes from the Staffing Committee Meeting held on 28th November 2018 (inquorate meeting) (‘H’)

 

Members are asked to consider the following item: –

  • Staffing report – originally presented to Staffing Committee on 28th November 2018 (meeting inquorate) (‘I’)

RECOMMENDATION:          Members are asked to note the contents of the report and APPROVE or otherwise the proposals set out in the report

 

Members are asked to consider the following item: –

  • Staffing report – report of the Town Clerk/Finance Officer (‘J’)

RECOMMENDATION:          Members are asked to note the contents of the report and APPROVE or otherwise the proposals set out in the report

 

Documents

Agenda Attachment A - Mayoral Engagements Attachment B - Minutes from Town Council Meeting 19.11.18 Attachment C - Minutes from Finance Committee 19.11.18 Attachment D - Planning Committee 26.11.18 Attachment F - Brunner Guildhall Management Committee 26.11.18 Attachment G - New Dawn for Winsford 29.11.18
Document Last Updated Download
Agenda Wed, 12th December 2018 11:55am Download
Attachment A - Mayoral Engagements Download
Attachment B - Minutes from Town Council Meeting 19.11.18 Download
Attachment C - Minutes from Finance Committee 19.11.18 Download
Attachment D - Planning Committee 26.11.18 Download
Attachment F - Brunner Guildhall Management Committee 26.11.18 Download
Attachment G - New Dawn for Winsford 29.11.18 Download

Details

Venue
Town Council – Monday 17th December 2018, no earlier than 6.45pm


Date/Time

17th December 2018

6:45pm