Frodsham Town Council

Event Details

Agenda Meeting 17 (2019/21)

This meeting was held in accordance with Local Authorities and Police & Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Crime Panels Meeting) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020

Members of the public were invited to join the meeting via Zoom.

Frodsham Town Council Agenda November 23-11-2020

Frodsham Town Council Draft Minutes November 23-11-2020

Audio Recording

Video recording


241.     Apologies for absence

To receive apologies

242.     Declarations of interest

To note any declarations of interest on items which are on the agenda.

243.     Requests from the public to speak

Members of the public are invited to speak on items which are on the agenda in accordance with FTC policy on public speaking at meetings:

244.     PCSO Neil Flanagan

To receive a report

245.     Cheshire West and Chester Council Frodsham Ward Councillors

To receive a report from Cllr L Riley on Cheshire West and Chester Council business

246.     Co-option

246.1  To co-opt to Overton & Five Crosses Ward (1 vacancy)

246.2  To co-opt to Waterside Ward (1 vacancy)

247.     Minutes of the meetings to be approved

247.1  To agree and sign the minutes of the Full Town Council Meeting held 28th September as a true record of the meeting.

247.1. Draft Minutes September 28-09-2020

247.2  To agree and sign the minutes of the Extra Ordinary Full Town Council Meeting held 17th November 2020 as a true record of the meeting.

247.2 Draft Minutes of Extraordinary Council Meeting 17.11.20

248.     Finance reports pack

248. Finance Report Pack

248.1  To approve the expenditure for October 2020 set out in the reports pack

248.2  To note the income set out in the reports pack

248.3  To note bank reconciliations as presented with supporting documentation

248.4  To note income and expenditure against budget forecast

249.     Over 70s Vouchers

To consider extending the closing date for acceptance of vouchers following the closing date of 6th November 2020 and agree process for doing so.

249. Christmas Gift Voucher Update

250.     Land Assets

251.1  To consider a proposal to dispose of Manley Road Copse.

250. Manley Road Copse Background paper – Nov 2020

251.2  To consider a proposal to dispose of Marshlands.

250. Marshlands Background paper – Nov 2020

251.     Neighbourhood Plan

To note the financial report from the Clerk and progress to date.

252.     Memorial Working Group

To receive a report from Cllr Griffiths and consider revision/amendment of Seats Policy.

252. Memorial Working Group

252. Seats Policy

253.     Grants Working Group

252.1  To consider the recommendations of the Grants Working Group to grant awards as follows:  Frodsham & District History Society £200,  Frodsham Manor House Primary School PTA £410, Girlguiding Frodsham District £900.

252.2  To consider a proposal to share the remaining £18,490 of the £20,000 grants budget between the 4 Frodsham primary schools.

254.     Christmas Working Group

To receive an update from Cllr J Critchley.

255.     Committee Membership

To appoint Cllr Poulton to the Events Committee and consider Committee Membership.

256.     Lease Frodsham Community Association/Frodsham Youth Association

To receive a report on the status of the lease.

257.     Christmas Lights

To note that lights in 4 of the wrapped trees are not working, a quotation has been received in the sum of £10,400 and agree action to be taken.

258.     Terms of Reference for Working Groups

To consider adopting ToR for the Memorial Path Working Group, Ship Street Options Appraisal Working Group and Remembrance/Memorial Working Group.


259.     Exclusion of Press and Public

To agree that in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 to exclude the public from the meeting for the business specified in Item Number 260 because it is likely that if members of the public were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information as defined in  paragraph 1of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Act and the public interest in withholding the information outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information to the public.

260.     Confidential Staffing Matters

To receive a report from the Clerk

261.     Date of next meeting and items for consideration at the next meeting