Penkridge Parish Council
Minutes of the Haling Dene Management Committee Meeting
Held on 26th May 2022 at 8.30 pm at the Haling Dene Centre
Audio recordings will be made of all Ordinary and Special Council meetings and Committee meetings, with the inclusion of confidential matters.
Councillor Calvert Stonehouse [Chairman]
“ Andrew Adams [Vice Chairman]
“ Mrs Helen Adams
“ Gordon Hawkins
“ Mrs Petula M C Hughes
“ Victor Kelly
“ Anthony Minshall
Non-Committee Members in Attendance were Cllrs Mrs Vivienne Smith
Also in Attendance Ms L Hough
Part I – Public Session
Cllrs Andrew Lenz and Calvert Stonehouse declared that they were audio recording the meeting.
Cllr Stonehouse said he wished it recorded that he thanked Cllr Mrs Ford for all her help and hard work during her term as Vice Chairman of the Haling Dene Management Committee.
An apology was received from Cllr David Oldfield
478. CHAIRMAN AND VICE CHAIRMAN
[a] There was one nomination put forward and seconded for Chairman: Cllr Calvert Stonehouse.
Cllr Stonehouse accepted the position of Chairman to the Haling Dene Management Committee.
[b] There was one nomination put forward and seconded for Vice Chairman: Cllr Andrew Adams.
Cllr Adams accepted the position of Vice Chairman to the Haling Dene Management Committee.
479. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
There were no declarations of interest.
480. DISCLOSABLE PECUNIARY INTEREST (DPI)
There were no DPIs.
That the minutes of the meeting of the 17th March 2022 be approved as a true and correct record and signed by the Chairman.
[b] The Follow Up Sheets were received for the January and March meetings.
[a] it was noted that the Haling Dene Management printouts for the year to date would be included on the June Full Council agenda.
483. HALING DENE CENTRE
[a] It was noted that M Bissell Trees and Hedges would strim the vegetation, cut back any shrubs that were 1.5m from the wall and remove as much ivy and self-setting weeds as possible growing out of the wall at a cost of £340 before commencement of the Boundary Wall re-pointing at the beginning of June.
[b] The HDC Monthly Inspection Report for May was received.
[c] An email was received dated 25th March from Staffordshire County Council Leasing advising that the van lease would be extend for a further 12 months from 7th May 2022.
484. QUEENS PLATINUM JUBILEE
[a] Consideration was given to where within the grounds the two memorial trees will be planted on 2nd June.
Resolved that the two trees be planted on the front gardens.
[b] Consideration was given to the traditional games, equipment and who would be undertaking these on Sunday 5th June.
Resolved that the PA to speak to the Brownies to see what games they had and Cllr Adams would be arranging the games.
[c] Councillors, who had not already, to confirm if they would be attending the Tree Planting on 2nd June at 11.00 am.
485. PREMISES LICENSE
Consideration was given to the recommended amendments to the above.
The PA advised that the times should be uniform across the Licence with the suggestion being 11.00 am to midnight and the Licence extended to include the Grounds
Resolved those Councillors approved the amendments.
486. DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING
Thursday 28th July 2022 at 7.00 pm.
487. Local Government Act 1972 – Exclusion of Press and Public – to resolve that the Press and Public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items of business on the grounds that they are likely to involve the disclosure of exempt information as defined in the appropriate paragraph(s) Section 1 Public Bodies/Admission to meetings Act 1960.
The meeting closed at 9.50 pm
Chairman: _____________________________ Date: _____________________________
Penkridge Parish Council