Minutes of the Town Projects Meeting held on 17th November 2010 in the Council Chamber, Council Offices, Windmill Lane, Northam at 10.00am
Present: Cllrs Miller (Chairman), Mrs Whittaker, Edwards, Hames, Johnson, Langton,
In attendance: Cllr Eastman,
Mrs Jane Mills, Town Clerk
1011/428 Chairman's announcements
The Chairman advised that there had been an approach from Torridge regarding some toilets at Westward Ho! (which have been closed for a number of years), to ask if they are of interest to Northam Town Council. This will be put on the Agenda for the next meeting. The questionnaire re Odun Road car park has been issued by Torridge and it will be put on the next Planning Agenda for discussion.
Apologies were received from Cllr Osborne and Cllr Robinson
1011/430 Declarations of interest
Members were reminded that all interests should be declared prior to the item being discussed.
1011/431 To agree the Agenda as published
It was resolved to agree the Agenda as published
1011/432 To confirm and sign the minutes of the Town Projects Meeting held on 26 th October 2010
It was resolved to confirm and sign the minutes as a true record of the meeting
1011/433 To consider items referred from Full Council
The Clerk was advised that two places had been identified for dog bins to be erected and will write to Torridge.
It was agreed that an opening event should take place around Easter time, perhaps to coincide with a grants presentation.
Christmas carols, procession etc
This will take place 11 th December, local schools will be involved and the Council will supply glowsticks and some other gifts for the children.
1011/435 To agree publication and distribution of the draft newsletter(herewith)
It was resolved with one abstention (Cllr Hames) to go ahead with the newsletter as it is.
1011/436 To consider installation of Christmas trees/decorations
Installation work will begin week commencing 29 th November 2010
1011/437 To consider further information on Appledore Quay boat park
It was resolved to prepare a small business plan, risk assessment and information on safety issues
1011/438 To review proposed Town Projects budget for 2011-12
The budget was discussed and there were no further items for inclusion.
1011/439 To consider information regarding the skatepark at Appledore
The Clerk advised that the lease had expired and it was resolved to go ahead with the renewal
There being no further business the meeting closed at 4.05pm
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