Cllrs Coan, Nicholson, Abel, Beswick, Forbes, Gray, Malloy and McCulloch.
In attendance: A Keppel-Green (Town Clerk)
A20/002 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Apologies were received from Cllrs Gardiner and Houghton (personal business)
A20/003 DECLARATIONS OF MEMBERS’ INTERESTS
No member declared an interest in any item on the agenda.
A20/004 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
No members of the public were present.
A20/005 CONFIRMATION OF PREVIOUS MINUTES
It was RESOLVED to confirm the minutes subject to the addition of Cllr Abel to the attendance list. It was noted that there was an outstanding action to review the market licensing policy.
A20/006 COMMITTEE TERMS OF REFERENCE
The committee terms of reference were noted.
A20/007 REVEW OF YEAR TO DATE INCOME AND EXPENDITURE
The year to date income and expenditure was noted.
A20/008 COMMITTEE WORKING GROUPS
It was RESOLVED to appoint Cllrs Beswick, Coan and Nicholson to the cemetery working group and Cllrs Abel, Malloy, McCulloch and Robertson to the IT working group.
It was RESOLVED to approve the revised cemetery working group terms of reference.
A20/009 CEMETERY CHAPEL
The update on works was noted and it was RESOLVED to approve the purchase of 50 Rosehill Church stacking chairs.
A20/010 ILLUMINATION OF WAR MEMORIALS AND OBELISK
It was noted that it was not feasible to illuminate the Crosstown War Memorial and that the illumination of the Obelisk was challenging due to its proximity to the road.
It was RESOLVED that officers explore options for downlighting the Centennial War Memorial and report to the next meeting on a recommended illumination solution.
A20/011 MEMORIAL SAFETY INSPECTIONS POLICY
It was RESOLVED to approve the policy as drafted.
A20/012 QUESTIONS TO THE TOWN CLERK
Cllr Abel asked the Town Clerk to thank officers involved in the organisation of the Christmas Market, reporting the positive feedback he had received from visitors and traders.
A20/013 ACTIONS LOG
It was noted that reviewing the Market Licensing policy should feature on the log. It was noted that Cheshire East Council would be reviewing its approach to asset transfer as part of it agreeing its new corporate plan; the Town Clerk undertook to report on the outstanding works to the market.
A20/014 DATE OF THE NEXT MEETING
It was noted that the next schedule meeting would be held on 18th January 2021 at 7pm.