Councillors Power, Robertson, Abel, Beswick, Dalzell and Gardiner.
In attendance: A Keppel-Green (Town Clerk) and Cllr Malloy
Apologies were received from Cllrs Coan and Houghton (personal business)
EN20/003 DECLARATIONS OF MEMBERS’ INTERESTS
Cllr Malloy declared a personal interest in EN20/008 on the grounds of being a member of Cycle Knutsford.
EN20/004 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
No members of the public wished to address the committee.
EN20/005 CONFIRMATION OF PREVIOUS MINUTES
It was RESOLVED to confirm the minutes of the meeting held 28th September 2020.
EN20/006 COMMITTEE TERMS OF REFERENCE
The committee terms of reference were noted.
EN20/007 REVEW OF YEAR TO DATE INCOME AND EXPENDITURE
The committee income and expenditure to date was noted.
EN20/008 CYCLE PARKING
It was RESOLVED that the Broxap New Sheffield cycle shelter be the council’s preferred shelter.
It was RESOLVED to prioritise the installation of a shelter at the Silk Mill Street car park and Knutsford Sports Club and thereafter review the programme.
EN20/009 HAPPY TO CHAT BENCHES
It was RESOLVED to introduce ‘happy to chat’ benches in the outlined locations subject to them benefitting from good natural surveillance.
EN20/010 OBELISK INTERPRETATION BOARD
It was RESOLVED not to install an interpretation board at the obelisk but that the committee should explore options for a virtual tour guide/app of the town’s heritage.
EN20/011 NATURE ACTION PLAN
It was noted that the tree mapping project had so far mapped approximately 60% of Knutsford’s public domain trees and that the survey would recommence in Spring 2021.
The progress to date on the Nature Action Plan was noted.
EN20/012 QUESTIONS TO THE TOWN CLERK
The Town Clerk responded to questions stating that the paths in Wallwood were due to be re-gravelled in December/January, that the council has previously avoiding deploying the Town Ranger to undertake core maintenance at Cheshire East Council owned open spaces and that the council was still awaiting the required specification from Cheshire East Council to be able to explore commissioning additional gully emptying.
EN20/013 ACTIONS LOG
The log was noted.
EN20/014 DATE OF THE NEXT MEETING
It was noted that the next scheduled meeting will be held on 25th January 2021 at 7pm.