Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: Virtual Meeting

Contact: Email: townhall@tenterdentowncouncil.gov.uk  01580 762271

Items
No. Item

611.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE.

Minutes:

Non-member Cllr. Mrs. K. Walder.

612.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST.

Minutes:

None.

613.

MINUTES.

To consider and, if approved, confirm and sign the minutes and report of the meeting held on 14th December 2020 as a correct record.

Minutes:

The minutes and report of the meeting held on 14th December 2020 were agreed and would be signed at the earliest opportunity.

614.

MATTERS ARISING.

Minutes:

None.

615.

REPRESENTATION FROM MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC.

Members of the public may make personal representations at this meeting by giving written notice of a request to speak and indicating briefly the matter of interest or relevant agenda item to the Town Clerk or Deputy Town Clerk no later than 12 noon on the day of the meeting. Provided always that speakers are resident in a ward of the Council and, give their full name and address prior to speaking, the committee Chairman may (or may choose not to) invite individuals to speak at the relevant point in the meeting. Speeches may not exceed three minutes duration and speakers may not participate in any subsequent debate between committee members. At the Chairman’s discretion, only one speech may be made in support of each side of any contentious issue.

Minutes:

None.

616.

COUNCILLORS' QUESTIONS.

At the Chairman’s discretion, Councillors may ask a question about any item relevant to this committee that is not on the agenda. Every question shall be put and answered without discussion. An answer may take the form of a direct oral answer or reference to a Town Council publication. Where a reply cannot be conveniently given at this meeting, an oral or written answer may be circulated at a later date. All councillors present will be permitted to contribute to the debate on agenda items but only members of this committee will be permitted to vote.

Minutes:

None.

617.

SUB-COMMITTEE & WORKING GROUP REPORTS. pdf icon PDF 75 KB

 

(a)         Donations Sub-committee.  Report from a meeting on 6th January 2021 and recommendations (to be tabled).

 

(b)         Climate Change Sub-committee.  Report of a meeting held on 10th December 2020. *

Additional documents:

Minutes:

 

(a)         Donations Sub-committee. The tabled report of the meeting held on 6th January 2021 was NOTED.

 

It was RESOLVED to approve the donation of £924 to the Bowls Club for their re-submitted planning application fee.

 

Cllr. Quinton commented that the Climate Change Sub-committee will be looking at net carbon zero for all the Town Council’s assets including this facility and solar panels should be considered. It was agreed that the Town Council Office will liaise with The Bowls Club about the possibility of installing solar panels on the new building.

 

(b)         Climate Change Sub-committee. The report of the meeting held on 10th December 2020 was NOTED.

618.

INSTALLATION OF A FLOWERING CHERRY TREE. pdf icon PDF 225 KB

 

To consider supporting a resident’s request for the installation of a flowering Cherry Tree at West Cross on the green next to the William Caxton. *

Minutes:

 

The Committee discussed the request from a resident to plant a tree at West Cross on the green outside the William Caxton public house.  It was RESOLVED to signpost the resident to the Tenterden & District Residents Association as they have sponsored trees in the past through Kent County Council.

 

619.

ADMINISTRATION LIST 181. pdf icon PDF 184 KB

To note the log of reports submitted to KCC Highways, Public Rights of Way and ABC up to 31st December 2020. *

Minutes:

 

The log of reports submitted to KCC Highways, Public Rights of Way and ABC up to 31st December 2020 was NOTED.

620.

CORRESPONDENCE.

None.

Minutes:

None.

621.

MINOR MATTERS.

None.

Minutes:

None.

622.

ANY OTHER URGENT BUSINESS PREVIOUSLY NOTIFIED TO THE CHAIR.

No decision may lawfully be made under this item but matters which involve no more than an exchange of information may be discussed.

Minutes:

None.