These are draft minutes that have not yet been approved by the council. The minutes are subject to change and will be confirmed at the next meeting.

EN22/041 PRESENT

Councillors Morris, Abel, Beswick and Houghton.

A Keppel-Green (Town Clerk)

 

EN22/042  APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Apologies were received from Cllrs Nicholson, McCulloch (health), Lowe (business) and Power (personal business)

 

EN22/043 DECLARATIONS OF MEMBERS’ INTERESTS

No member declared an interest in any item under discussion.

 

EN22/044 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

No members of the public were present.

 

EN22/045 CONFIRMATION OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

It was RESOLVED to confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 26th September.

 

EN22/046 REVIEW OF YEAR-TO-DATE INCOME AND EXPENDITURE

The year-to-date income and expenditure was noted.

 

EN22/047 NATURE ACTION PLAN

The progress of the Nature Action Plan was noted.  Cllr Morris reported that the working group had recently met and agreed a focus on a “plant a tree in ‘23” initiative and engagement with surrounding landowners.

 

EN22/048 TOWN PLANTING WATERING

It was RESOLVED to approve moving to an inhouse service provision for the town centre watering; recommend to Full Council that it approves the use of the capital receipts reserve to fund the purchase of a water bowser and recommend to the Personnel Committee that it make the necessary staffing arrangements for

 

EN22/049 TOWN MAINTENANCE LOG

The log was noted. Cllr Houghton reported he had met with Tatton Estate regarding various matters including the railings around the heath.

 

EN22/050 OUSTANDING MATTERS LOG

The log was noted.

 

EN22/051 QUESTIONS TO THE TOWN CLERK

The Town Clerk responded to questions advising that Cheshire East Council/ANSA undertook leaf clearance on request and that the dog fouling project was nearing implementation.

 

EN22/052 DATE OF THE NEXT MEETING

It was noted that the next scheduled meeting would be held on 30th January 2023 at 7pm.