Minutes of the Informal Meeting of Wadsworth Parish Council (held remotely) at 12.00 am on Monday 6th April 2020
197 MEMBERS PRESENT APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Cllrs Bell (Chair), Bradshaw, Davis, Drury, Kimber, Rivero and Warren.
APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Cllr Fowler, Clerk (due to illness).
198 MEMBERS INTERESTS
199 RESOLUTION TO RE-ORDER THE AGENDA
200 PUBLIC DISCUSSION TIME
This did not take place due to the meeting being virtual.
201 APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE COUNCIL HELD ON 25th FEBRUARY 2020
To be approved at the next scheduled Council meeting.
202 MATTERS ARISING FROM THE ABOVE MINUTES:
a) Notices for playgrounds
i) notices, stating that the playgrounds are closed, following Government guidelines, be attached to the playground equipment in both Old Town and Pecket Well playgrounds.
ii) the notice also be displayed on the Wadsworth Parish Council noticeboards, website, post office and be shared on the Old Town Facebook Group.
iii) benches did not need to be taped up, as following advice from YLCA and local police, it was better to leave them open, allowing people to continue to exercise and therefore benefit in terms of mental health needs, as well as physical well-being.
204 FACEBOOK AND WEBSITE
This item was covered under item 203.
205 NOTICEBOARDS AND VILLAGE SHOP
This item was covered under item 203 and item 206.
206 URGENT MATTERS REQUIRING FUTURE MEETINGS BEFORE THE END OF LOCKDOWN
a) Councillor Contact Details
Resolved that: a further notice giving contact details of four councillors, who can take calls, (Cllrs Davis, Drury, Kimber and Warren) and details of the Parish Council website be posted.
b) Over Eighty Year Olds
It was noted that the Post Office had kindly contacted everyone on the list of people over 80, who received Christmas parcels to ensure they have sufficient support during the lockdown.
Resolved that: the Council thank the Post Office for its concern and work in relation to the above.
Resolved that: the contract and job description prepared by the Staffing Committee be emailed to Cllrs prior to the next meeting, for their consideration, and that a motion be placed on the next agenda recommending acceptance.
207 DATE OF NEXT MEETING & APOLOGIES IN ADVANCE
Informal meeting of the Parish Council 28th April 2020 – to be held remotely.
The meeting closed at 1.00 pm