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Cemeteries Management Committee Agenda 26th September 2013

YOU ARE SUMMONED TO ATTEND a Meeting of Amble Town Council Cemeteries Management Committee to be held on Thursday 26th September 2013 at 6.30pm in the Town Council Office, to be preceded by a site visit at the East Cemetery commencing at 6.00pm.

Members are encouraged to visit the West Cemetery in their own time.

Elaine Brown

Town Clerk

20th September 2013

Members and officers are reminded that if they have an interest in any item on the Agenda it should be declared as soon as possible after the commencement of the Meeting. (Sections 94 to 98 and 105 of the Local Government Act, 1972, Section 106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992, and the National Code of Local Government Conduct).

 

                                                                   AG E N D A

PRESENT:

 

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE:

To receive apologies for absence

1. DECLARATIONS OF INTERESTS:

Members are requested to advise the Committee of any Declarations of Interest appertaining to the below agenda items

2. CLERKS REPORT

RECOMMENDATIONS – That the Committee notes the contents of the report.

2.1: Email to Athol Swanston re: Wildflower Survey (East Cemetery) – no response

2.2: Query with Northumberland Wildlife Trust re: Wildflower Survey (East Cemetery)

2.3: Quote requested for replacement fountain pump

2.4: 4 x rainwater butts ordered

2.5: Memorial stones in West Cemetery not in straight line; request to memorial masons to correct.

 

3. VISITORS BOOK AND TIMESHEETS

RECOMMENDATION – That the Committee inspect the following documents.

3.1: The time sheets will be available for inspection

3.2: The Visitor’s Book/Diary is available for inspection at the office from Thursday afternoon.

3.3: Site visit of the West Cemetery commencing at 5.30pm

3.4 Member’s Comments on the Visitor’s Book/Diary, Timesheets and the condition of the Cemetery following site visit.

 

4. COMMUNICATIONS

4.1: Report of anti-social behaviour at West Cemetery.

 

5. AGENDA ITEMS

5.1: Update and consideration of West Cemetery mapping

5.2: Update of Outdoor Marking of West Cemetery Grave Sections –

5.3: To consider East Cemetery Wild Flower Recording

5.4: Update to Fountain

 

6.  INFORMATION ITEMS. None.

7. DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING The next Meeting is scheduled to be held on Thursday 28th November 2013 at 6.30pm. in the Council Office, The Quayside

 

8.      PRIVATE

8.1: To consider the future maintenance of the East Cemetery.