A meeting of Knutsford Town Council meeting will be held on 6th September 2021 at 7:30pm in Knutsford Methodist Church.
Limited public seating will be available. The meeting will be broadcast via Zoom to enable remote public viewing and participation and livestreamed to Facebook. To join the meeting via Zoom, click here: Open Zoom Meeting or use meeting ID 821 0560 5574 and password KTC-456189.
1 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To receive apologies for absence; apologies should be submitted to the Town Clerk in advance of the meeting.
2 DECLARATIONS OF MEMBERS’ INTERESTS
To receive declarations of personal, prejudicial and pecuniary interests from members relevant to items under discussion at the meeting.
3 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
A period of up to 15 minutes for members of the public to ask questions or submit comments.
4 CONFIRMATION OF PREVIOUS MINUTES
To receive and confirm the minutes of the meeting held 5th May 2021.
Attachment – Minutes of the meeting held 5th May 2021
5 RESULTS OF BY-ELECTIONS
To note the results of the Nether ward and Bexton ward by-elections which took place on 6th May 2021.
Rosalind Hobson – 394
Millie Morris – 422 (elected)
Annie Greer – 319
Scott Lowe – 379 (elected)
Bill Tenger – 162
6 COMMITTEE MINUTES
To note the minutes of committees which have been published since the previous meeting and raise questions to the committee chairman:
7 CHESHIRE EAST COUNCILLORS’ REPORTS
A period of up to 15 minutes to receive reports from and raise questions to Cheshire East councillors.
Attachment – Cheshire East Councillors’ Report September 2021
8 MEMBERS’ REPORTS
To receive reports from members on attendance at external meetings or events and an opportunity for members to bring matters of interest to the attention of the council for information or future discussion.
9 CONSIDERATION OF A DECLARATION OF A CLIMATE EMERGENCY
To consider a resolution to declare a climate emergency
Attachment – Report C-21-15 Declaration of a Climate Emergency
10 MINSHULL STREET
To consider issues related to traffic using Minshull Street including the contravention of the King Street one-way system and the idea of closing Minshull Street to traffic.
Attachment – Report C-21-16 Minshull Street Traffic
11 MANCHESTER ROAD SPEED LIMIT
To consider lobbying Cheshire East Council and the Cheshire Police to reduce the speed limit on Manchester Road.
Attachment – Report C-21-17 Manchester Road Speed Limit
12ADDITION OF JENNIFER HOLBROOK TO MAYORAL CHAIN
To consider the addition of Jennifer Holbrook to the empty space on the Mayoral Chain
Attachment – Report C-21-18 Addition of Jennifer Holbrook to Mayoral Chain
13 60 KING STREET
To consider the 60 King Street Refurbishment Project.
Attachment – Report C-21-11 60 King Street Refurbishment Project Update September 2021
14 APPOINTMENT OF REPRESENTATIVE TO THE OLD FOLKS CLUB (JUBILEE HALL) COMMITTEE
To appoint a member to serve as a trustee of the Knutsford Old Folks Club charity, operator of the Jubilee Hall.
15 REVIEW OF STANDING ORDERS
To approve changes to the Council’s Standing Orders
Attachment – Report C-21-10 Review of Standing Orders
16 RATIFICATION OF DECISIONS TAKEN UNDER DELEGATED AUTHORITY
To ratify decisions taken by the Town Clerk during the suspension of formal meetings pursuant to the resolution of Council 21/011.
Attachment – Report C-21-12 Full Council Delegated Decisions
17 MAYORAL DUTIES
To note the duties undertaken by or on behalf of the Town Mayor.
Attachment – Report C-21-13 Mayoral Engagements 01/03/2021 to 31/08/2021
To note the payments approved and made since the previous ordinary meeting.
Attachments (2) – Payment Schedules (01/03/21 to 23/08/21) and Card Payments (01/03/21 to 31/08/21)
19 ACTIONS LOG
To review outstanding actions.
Attachment – Full Council Actions Log September 2021
20 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
A period of up to 5 minutes for members of the public to ask questions or submit comments.
21 QUESTIONS TO THE TOWN CLERK
An opportunity for members to raise questions on any matter to the Town Clerk.
22 DATE OF THE NEXT MEETING
To note that the next scheduled meeting will be held on Monday 1st November 2021 at 7pm.
Date of Notice – 28/08/2021