You are SUMMONED to attend a Meeting of Amble Town Council to be held on Thursday 8th September 2011 at 6.30pm in The Town Council meeting room, The Quayside, Amble.
BY ORDER OF Elaine Brown
A G E N D A
Declaration of Interest by Members and Officers
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).
2. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE:
3. ACCEPTANCE OF DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST:
4. PUBLIC QUESTION TIME: (maximum 15 minutes)
5. MINUTES: TOWN COUNCIL
5.1: Minutes of Town Council Meeting held Thursday 14th July 2011 have been circulated and will be considered for accuracy and subsequent adoption.
6. CLERK’S REPORT:
6.1: Survey of 7 bus shelters requested 15/7/11. Results of survey received 20/7/11. Forwarded to NCC 20/7/11.
6.2: Lightning conductor inspection complete. Certificate received 30/07/11.
6.3: Town Clock dials synchronised, third wheel re-bushed and pendulum spring replaced. 16/08/2011
6.4: Enquiry re: Firework display; Clerk responded
6.5: amble.gov.uk goes live
6.6: Painting of Philip Drive Play area postponed until early spring 2012
6.7: Schools contacted re: Local Democracy Week
6.8: Social History Group Display in Council meeting room from 22nd August to 16th September
6.9: Enquiry to Paul Morrison re: RSPB display
7. AGENDA ITEMS FROM CLERK’S REPORT:
7.1: Consideration of firework display
7.2: Comments on website
7.3: Local Democracy Week – An update – The Clerk
8. BUSINESS EXPRESSLY REQUIRED BY STATUTE:
8.1: Details were still awaited for the timetable of the Central Ward By-election
9. CHAIRMAN’S COMMUNICATIONS and REPORT:
10. REPORTS FROM COUNTY COUNCILLORS:
10.1 County Councillor Arckless:
10.2 County Councillor Watson:
11. REPORTS FROM REPRESENTATIVES ON OUTSIDE BODIES & REPORTS OF MEETINGS ATTENDED BY MEMBERS AS PRIVATE INDIVIDUALS:
12. AGENDA ITEMS:
12.1: Concern over Crossing on Acklington Road from Skate Park – Cllr Bilboe
12.2: Creation of working party for Remembrance Sunday – The Clerk
12.3: Central Ward Polling Station – Consideration of change of venue – Cllr Mrs Lewis
12.4: Consideration and Approval of News page – Cllr Mrs Lewis
12.5: Consideration of dates for Queen’s Jubilee Event working Party – The Clerk
12.6: Responsibilities of littler collection in Welfare – Cllr Hinson
12.7: Consideration of species of trees for planting in West Avenue – The Clerk
12.8: Consideration of Radcliffe Memorial Restoration – The Clerk
13. REPORT FROM THE CEMETERIES MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE:
13.1: The Minutes of the Meeting held Thursday 21st July 2011 have been circulated and will be considered for accuracy and subsequent adoption.
14. REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE:
14.1: The Minutes of the Meeting held Thursday 28th July 2011 have been circulated and will be considered for accuracy and subsequent adoption.
15. REPORT FROM THE ALLOTMENT AND PLAYGROUNDS COMMITTEE:
15.1: The minutes of the meeting held Saturday 9th July 2011 have been circulated and will be considered for accuracy and subsequent adoption.
16. REPORT FROM THE PLANNING COMMITTEE:
16.1: The planning report for the month on July 2011
16.2: The minutes of the meeting held Tuesday 12th July have been
circulated and will be considered for accuracy and subsequent adoption.
17. AMBLE COMMUNITY FORUM
18.1: Email re: Welfare litter problems; Clerk forwarded to Development Trust.
18.2: Reply from Paul Morrison re: RSPB display.
18.3: Joint NCC Town/Parish Council Meetings
19. INFORMATION ITEMS AND ITEMS FOR CIRCULATION:
19.1: Regeneration Funding bulletin No. 26 – 31 by email
19.2: Bin changing days road show. Poster displayed, emailed to all councillors, telephone call to VN.
19.3: Clerks and Councils Direct – September 2011
19.4: CAN e-news August 2011
19.5: Royal British Legion event
19.6: CAN e-news July 2011
(All items will be placed on information table for interested Members)
Information items are not to be taken away from the Meeting but photocopies can be made, if required.
20. DATE & TIME OF NEXT MEETING:
20:1 The date & time of the next Meeting will be on Thursday 13th October 2011 at 6.30pm. in the Town Council Meeting Room, The Quayside, Amble
Under Section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public will be excluded from the Meeting during consideration of the following items on the Agenda due to sensitive nature.
P01. Report from Town Council
Minutes of Town Council Meeting held Thursday 14th July 2011 have been circulated and will be considered for accuracy and subsequent adoption.
P02. Report from Cemeteries Management Committee
Minutes of the meeting held Thursday 21st July 2011 have been circulated and will be considered for accuracy and subsequent adoption
P03. Report from the Finance Committee
Minutes of the meeting held Thursday 28th July 2011 have been circulated and will be considered for accuracy and subsequent adoption
P04. Consideration of Possible sites for freehold ownership of Council premises and order of priorities – Cllr Hinson
P05. Consideration of Office Notice board – The Clerk
P06. Consideration of transfer of facilities to Council ownership – Cllr Bilboe
P07. Appointment of Cleaner – for information