Council Meeting – November 2021

Minutes of Meeting held on Monday 1st November 2021

HPC21/7/01 Attendance

Present:-
Councillors Lee Allen, Martin Deakin, Steve Edgar, Janet Griffith, Richard Hovey, Richard McCarthy, Tony Peake, Graham Sawyer and Steve Welch

In attendance:-
Hannah Marr (Parish Clerk)

HPC21/7/02 To receive apologies for absence

Apologies were received from Councillor Yvonne Bushill, Alison Heler, Sam Green and Melissa Mews

HPC21/7/03 To receive declarations of Members’ interests

Councillor Steve Edgar declared an interest relating to payments

Councillor Richard Hovey declared an interest relating to Remembrance commemorations

Councillor Lee Allen declared an interest relating to Remembrance commemorations

Councillor Tony Peake declared an interest relating to Remembrance commemorations and payments

HPC21/7/04 Public Participation

There were no comments or questions submitted by members of the public

HPC21/7/05 To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on Monday 4th October 2021

It was resolved to approve the minutes

HPC21/7/06 To receive a report regarding Policing matters

Councillor Tony Peake read out the latest Beat Report received from the Police

HPC21/7/07 To consider the approval of payments

It was resolved to approve payments totalling:-
• Net: £3,127.11
• Gross: £3,150.53

HPC21/7/08 To receive a report from the Chairman of Haslington Parish Council

Councillor Tony Peake provided a report to Members including arrangements for the forthcoming Remembrance Sunday Service and Parade

HPC21/7/09 To receive a report from the Cheshire East Councillors covering Haslington Parish

Councillor Steve Edgar provided an update on:-
• Blocked gullies at Winterley Pool have now been escalated to the Ombudsman
• A new footpath on Hassall Road is being looked into due to concerns that it may cause issues on the carriageway
• The bus shelter for Oakhanger Ward has been approved and will be installed in due course

HPC21/7/10 To consider matters related to planning applications

Councillor Howard Blake joined the meeting at the beginning of this item

There were no planning applications to discuss

HPC21/7/11 To receive an update relating to the installation of new waste bins and benches

Councillors Steve Edgar and Tony Peake provided an update on progress of the project

HPC21/7/12 To receive an update relating to Speed Indicator Devices for the Parish

Councillor Steve Edgar provided an update. The Parish Council is still awaiting delivery which has been delayed due to technological supply issues

HPC21/7/13 To receive an update related to the Neighbourhood Plan

Councillor Steve Edgar provided an update on the recent consultation for the Neighbourhood Plan

HPC21/7/14 To consider matters related to the Gutterscroft

Councillors Peake and Griffith provided an update regarding recent activities at the Gutterscroft Centre

HPC21/7/15 To consider matters related setting the budget for the forthcoming financial year 2022 / 2023

The draft budget was discussed and it was resolved that the Item would be deferred to the next meeting for ratification

HPC21/7/16 To consider matters related to the Winterley Ward

There were no matters to discuss

HPC21/7/17 To consider matters related to the Oakhanger Ward

Councillor Peake passed on comments received from Oakhanger residents regarding the installation of the new Speed Indicator Devices

HPC21/7/18 To consider matters related to the Haslington Village Ward

Councillor Peake confirmed details regarding the forthcoming Remembrance Sunday Service and Parade arrangement

Councillor Peake also advised that the annual Carol Service would be held on the Village Green on Friday 17th December 2021 at 6.30pm

HPC21/7/19 To consider matters related to urgent business needed to be carried out by Haslington Parish Council in the interest and benefit of those who live and operate within the Parish boundary

There were no matters to consider

HPC21/7/20 To note the date of the next meeting as Monday 6th December 2021

The date of the next meeting was noted the date of the meeting and confirmed that the meeting would be held at Oakhanger Community Centre at 7pm

The meeting closed at 8.57pm