MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF LOUTH TOWN COUNCIL
HELD IN THE OLD COURT ROOM, THE SESSIONS HOUSE, LOUTH
ON TUESDAY 26TH JULY 2022
Present The Mayor, Cllr. J Baskett (JB) (in the chair).
Councillors: M. Bellwood (MB), L. Cooney (LMC), S. Crew (SC), H. Filer (HF), D. Ford (DF), J. Garrett (JG), D.J.E. Hall (DJEH), D. Hobson (DH), G. Horton (GEH), A. Leonard (AL), Mrs. S.E. Locking (SEL), Mrs. J. Makinson-Sanders (JMS), K. Norman (KN), B. O’Brien (BO), J. Simmons (JS) and
Mrs. P.F. Watson (PFW).
Councillors not present: Mrs. E. Ballard (EB), M. Lamb (ML) and D.E. Wing (DEW).
The Town Clerk, Mrs. L.M. Phillips and the Town Clerk’s Assistant, Mrs. M. Vincent and two members of the public were also present.
T34. Apologies for Absence
Apologies for absence were received from Cllrs. Mrs. EB, ML and DEW.
T35. Declarations of Interest / Dispensations
Cllr. Mrs. JMS – item 3 as a member of Hubbard’s Hills Trust.
Cllr AL – item 3 as the Chairman of Hubbard’s Hills Trust.
T36. Closed Session Items
It was RESOLVED to go into Closed Session in accordance with the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960 due to the business to be discussed in the following item, information being of a third party, commercial, confidential and or legal nature.
a) Hubbard’s Hills:
The Council considered the submitted confidential report dated 14th June 2022 and noted that items 1) to 9) addressed its primary concerns and many of its other concerns.
It was RESOLVED to:
a) Accept that the above report outlined suitable compromises, around which to build a supplementary schedule to accompany the original agreement with an amendment to item 1; that the word ‘inflation’ be replaced with ‘CPI’.
b) Instruct its solicitor to draw up a schedule to the current agreement along the above lines.
c) Give delegated authority to the Town Clerk to incur expenditure with its solicitor as required in relation to this matter, funding to be taken from either EMR Contingency or EMR Hubbard’s Hills.
It was RESOLVED to come out of Closed Session.
The Meeting Closed at 7.53pm.
Signed_______________________ (Chairman) Dated_____________