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Amenities Committee 
 
Meets bi-monthly on Monday in the Town Hall and looks after all the open spaces and play areas in the Town Council's ownership including the Town Hall,Curzon Street Cemetery, Castlefields Canal and River Park, Beversbrook Sports and Community Facility and Britain in Bloom.
 
Minutes of previous meetings can be downloaded and agenda's for most recent and forthcoming meetings will appear here.

Summons                                                

Cllr Glenis Ansell – Town Mayor (Ex officio)

Cllr Robert Merrick – Deputy Town Mayor (Ex officio)

Cllr John Bennett

Cllr Declan Boore

Cllr Heather Canfer

Cllr David Conway

Cllr Rich Jones

Cllr Howard Marshall

Cllr Mark Mewett

Cllr Ian Thorn

5th December  2018

Dear Councillor,

As a member of the AMENITIES COMMITTEE you are summoned to a meeting of the AMENITIES COMMITTEE on Monday 10th December 2018 at 6.30pm in the Large Hall of the Town Hall, Calne.

The Press and Public are welcome to attend this meeting. Questions and statements will be taken from members of the public for 15 minutes at 6.30 pm, if required, prior to the start of the meeting, in accordance with the Town Council’s Standing Order No 3. 

Yours sincerely

Mrs J Young

Director of Council Services

 

AMENITIES COMMITTEE

10th December 2018

A G E N D A

 

1. Apologies

2. Declarations of Interest – To receive any Declarations of Interest in respect of items on this agenda as required by the Code of Conduct adopted by the Town Council on 2 July 2012. Members are reminded that, in accordance with Town Council’s Code of Conduct, they are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests or other registrable interests which have not already been declared in the Council's Register of Interests. Members may however, also decide, in the interests of clarity and transparency, to declare at this point in the meeting, any such disclosable pecuniary interests which they have already declared in the Register, as well as any other registrable or other interests.

3. Minutes

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Minutes – To confirm, as a true record, the Minutes of the meeting of the Amenities Committee held on Monday 22nd October 2018.  The attachments will form part of the main Minutes, however, will not be redistributed with this Agenda. 

4. Notes of Working Groups / Outside Bodies

4.1  Sports Facilities Working Group – to note that a meeting is to be arranged.

4.2  Skate Park Working Group – to note the date of the next meeting on 10th December 2018.  A verbal update will be provided.

4.2.1. Draft recommendation to be consider and approve.

Members are asked to RESOLVE to move forward with Phase Two of the Skate Park, and an agreement that Officer time be allocated to the project up to and including completion.  An initial allocation of £500 to allow for Planning Permission to be sought taken from Earmarked Reserves and a meeting of the Skatepark Working Group be arranged.

5. Nature Trail Enhancement – Report of the Head of Operations attached.

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It is asked that Members consider the contents of this report and RESOLVE:

To allocate the unspent £6007.03 sum of committed funding from Earmarked Reserves to further enhance the Nature Trail, to seek match-funding if it is available and to delegate to the Head of Operations to action.

6. Lease Renewal – Quemerford Lodge Plantation, owned by Bowood Estate

Report of the Head of Operations attached.

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[Click here for map]

Members are asked to consider the contents of this report and to RESOLVE TO:

Either

Renew the lease under the terms stated within the proposal by Bowood Estate for the area of Quemerford Lodge Plantation

Or

Not renew the lease with Bowood Estate for the area of Quemerford Lodge Plantation

7. Budget and Reserves – to receive and note the budget and general reserves.

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[Click here for Amenities Reserves]

8. Strategic Action Plan – to note the updated strategic action plan.

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9. Confidential Session

In view of the nature of the business to be discussed, it is advisable in the public interest that the public and press be excluded, and they are instructed to withdraw.

Reason for confidential session:
 

 

To consider professional legal advice                              

 

Public to be excluded from the meeting to consider legal advice from solicitor                                      

 

Communications between the solicitor and client council is protected by legal privilege and is therefore confidential    


10. Confidential Minutes – To confirm, as a true record, the Confidential Minutes of the meeting of the Amenities Committee held on Monday 22nd October 2018.  The attachments will form part of the main Minutes, however, will not be redistributed with this agenda. 

 


 

 

 



Agenda Item 4 AMENITIES Draft Minutes 4 Sept 2017.pdf

Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) - 308 KB

Draft Amenities Committee 5/6/17 Minutes

Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) - 323 KB

Amenities Committee 27/2/17 Minutes

Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) - 358 KB

Amenities MINUTES - 12 December 2016

Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) - 372 KB

Amenities MINUTES 24 October 2016

Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) - 345 KB

Amenities MINUTES 5 September 2016

Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) - 383 KB

Amenities MINUTES 6 June 2016

Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) - 376 KB

Amenities MInutes 29 February 2016

Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) - 291 KB

Amenities MINUTES 14 December 2015

Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) - 98 KB

Amenities Minutes 26 October 2015

Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) - 93 KB

Amenities MINUTES - 7 September 2015

Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) - 101 KB

Amenities Minutes 8 June 2015

Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) - 181 KB

Amenities Minutes 8 December 2014

Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) - 167 KB

Amenities minutes 20 October 2014

Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) - 170 KB

Amenities minutes 1 September 2014

Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) - 174 KB

Amenities MINUTES 19 May 2014

Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) - 176 KB


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