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Agenda, Council Meeting 14th February 2024

8th February 2024

Dear Sir/Madam,                         

You are invited to attend the Town Council meeting being held on Wednesday 14th February 2024 at 7pm, which will be held at Cotgrave Methodist Church Hall, to transact the business specified below.

Members of the press and public are welcome to observe proceedings. Time is allowed for brief public participation. (Please forward details of any issues to the Town Clerk prior to the meeting).

Yours faithfully

J D Stephenson

Mrs J Stephenson

Town Clerk



1.         To receive apologies for absence.

2.         Declarations of Interest.

3.         Public Open Session.

4.         To co-opt to fill vacancies on the Town Council – Local Government Act 1972.

5.         To confirm the accuracy of the minutes of the Council Meeting held on 6th December 2023 and the Personnel Committee Meeting of 18th January 2024.

6.         To consider progress with the decisions taken.

7          To confirm the Planning Minutes – to note.

8.            Planning

9.         Financial Matters – to consider the following items –

a) payments made,
b) income received (since the last meeting),
c) Financial Statements for December 2023.

d) NatWest Account – Upgrade of the account
e) AGAR Asset Register – to approve.

10.        Grants – to consider grant requests from – a) The Joyful Jukebox Community Interest Company.

11.        Council Events:             a) Remembrance Day Parade 10th November 2024 – to decide    
                                                     whether to continue to provide a parade,

 b) D-Day 80 – to note details.

12.        Risk Assessments/Policies – to review and adopt the following documents: –

a) Use of Rotary Mower/Hand Mower,
 b) Ride-On Lawn Mower.

c) Biodiversity Policy

13.        Tree Works – Hawthorne Avenue – to consider quotations.

14.        Rushcliffe Borough Council – Rushcliffe Authority-wide Design Code – Consultation

15.        Planters of Shopping Centre – to consider costs from the Community Garden for planting up.

16.        Defibrillator at Cotgrave Futures – Replacement Defibrillator

17.        Correspondence – for information only

18.        Update from Ward Members

19.        Clerk’s Reports

20.        Councillors Reports

             The press and public will be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information, as defined in Section 1 (2) of the Public Bodies (Admissions to Meetings) Act 1960.

21.        Barratt David Wilson Homes

22.        All Saints Church

23.        Cotgrave Futures – Report from Trustees