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Agenda of the Full Council Meeting - 12th July 2021
7th July 2021
To: All Members of Council
You are hereby summoned to attend a meeting of Full Council on Monday 12th July 2021 at 7p.m at Wallingford Town Hall for the transaction of business as set out on the agenda below.
The Town Clerk/ RFO
THE CHAIRMAN TO ADVISE THOSE IN ATTENDANCE OF THE PROTOCOL FOR THE MEETING
To receive and approve apologies for absence
DECLARATION OF INTERESTS
A Councillor with voting rights who has a disclosable pecuniary interest or another interest as set out in our Council’s Standing Orders code of Conduct (Item 13) in a matter being considered at a meeting is subject to statutory limitations or restrictions under code of conduct and his right to participate and vote on the matter (guidelines are available and all Councillors have received a copy prior to the meeting
To resolve that the minutes from the meeting of Full Council on the 28th June 2021 are a true and accurate record of those meetings, and authorise the Chairman to sign them
Council to receive the minutes from the meeting of the Personnel Committee held on the 22nd June 2021 (previously signed as a correct record and circulated to Councillors).
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RIVER SUBSIDENCE UPDATE
River Users’ Group to give an update
ST. JOHN’S SCHOOL WISH TO ADOPT TELEPHONE BOX
Councillor Lester to give an update following minute 772(ii) as set out below
ADOPTED RED TELEPHONE BOXES
i) Request from the museum to renovate the telephone box in St Georges Road and prepare for use as a pop-up museum and future library
Councillors considered the request and thanked the museum and agreed to support it. It was Proposed by Councillor McGregor, Seconded by Councillor Beatty and
RESOLVED THAT: Wallingford Town Council thank the museum and agree to the museumrenovating the telephone box in St Georges Road and preparing it for use as a pop-up museum and future library.
To consider the future use and renovation of the telephone box in St Johns Road
The Town Clerk suggested that a notice on Town Council’s Facebook page stating that there is a Red Telephone Box in St John’s Road that needs renovating and is anyone interested, might help. Councillor Lester suggested that St John’s School might be interested in the project and could use it as a lending library for the children to swap books.
The Town Council’s Officer stated that the special paint for the renovation projects had been ordered.
The remaining telephone boxes at the bridge and the Town Hall, thought to be Grade II listed, were discussed. Councillor Holder offered to work with the Town Clerk to see if these boxes were likely to be decommissioned.
It was Proposed by Councillor Lester, Seconded by Councillor Holder and
RESOLVED THAT: Wallingford Town Council will contact St John’s School to see if they are interested in renovating the Red Telephone Box in St John’s Road and using it for a sharing library or another suitable project
POTENTIAL TWINNING WITH RENAC, BRITTANY
Council to consider twinning with the town of Renac, Brittany following email dated 22/04/2021 (previously circulated to Councillors)
To consider formulating a Strategic Plan and to agree a date for an informal meeting with a facilitator to aid discussion
VIRTUAL ‘PAY AND DISPLAY’ PARKING TICKETS
Council to recommend the use of this method of parking payment; information from SODC previously circulated
APPOINTMENT OF THE MAYOR’S CADET
Lance Corporal Izzie Ambler of the Wallingford Rifles has been appointed Mayor’s Cadet for the 2021 – 2022 Municipal Year
To consider how this Council may support Wallingford Railway with its future events for the benefit of the whole town
FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS
To consider any future agenda item
EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC
To resolve that due to the confidential items about to be transacted that Members of the public and press are asked to withdraw from the meeting
To receive an update on the following properties and consider matters arising:
- Fast Central 9-10 St. Martin’s Street
- 10 St. Martin’s Street
Distribution: Town Council Website, Noticeboard
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