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Tuesday 26th October 2021 – Town Council Meeting

Louth Town Council
The Sessions House, Eastgate,
Louth, Lincolnshire, LN11 9AJ

01507 355895


To the Members of the Town Council of Louth:

You are hereby summoned to attend a meeting of Louth Town Council which will be held on Tuesday 26th October 2021 in The Old Court Room, The Sessions House, Eastgate, Louth at 7pm.  The business to be dealt with at the meeting is listed in the agenda below.


Please note, there will be a 15 minute public forum between 6.45pm and 7.00pm when members of the public may ask questions or make short statements to the Council, and your attendance is requested during this period.


Any public, wishing to speak on an agenda item or ‘sit in’ on the meeting(s) please contact the Town Clerk, using the above email address, in advance to discuss attendance arrangements.  If possible, please provide written representation rather than attending in person.


Members of the public should note that they will not be allowed to speak during the formal meeting.



Mrs. L.M. Phillips

Town Clerk

Dated this 21st Day of October 2021


Safety Precautions due to COVID-19:
Louth Town Council continue to take precautionary measures to uphold its legal responsibility to protect its officers, elected members and others from risk to their health and safety.  As a minimum these will include — socially distanced seating, — no tables and asking that attendees: — please do not touch items other than their own, — please bring their own pen and paper, — please take their own items/rubbish home with them, — please bring their own drink, — please do not come to the meeting if they have any symptoms or have been in contact with someone who is sick.  —please inform the Town Clerk as far in advance of the meeting as possible if you will not be able to attend. — please note that the rules of debate as prescribed within Standing Orders will be adhered to.  If Cllrs. wish to speak during the meeting, they will need to raise their hand, the Chairman will note this and will call upon people in the order he has noted.  When asked to speak, Cllrs. should stand and speak loudly or make their way to the microphone.  — Please note hand sanitising and the use of masks are also still encouraged.






(Membership: All Cllrs.)

1.        Apologies for Absence
To receive and note apologies where valid reasons for absence have been given to the Town Clerk at least one hour prior to the meeting.


2.        Declarations of Interest / Dispensations
To receive declarations of interest in accordance with the Localism Act, 2011 – being any pecuniary interest in agenda items not previously recorded on Members’ Register of Interests and any written requests for dispensation received by the Proper Officer under section 22 of the Localism Act.


3.        Council Minutes
To approve as a correct record the notes of the Council Meeting held on 28th September 2021.  (Attached).



4.        Committee Minutes
To confirm receipt of the minutes and adopt resolutions contained therein of the following Committee Meetings:

a.      Planning – 14/09/21

b.     Governance & Finance – 20/07/21

c.      Community Resources – 17/08/21

d.     Personnel – 20/07/21


5.        3G Football Pitch Project – Louth
Council to note recent discussions at ELDC on the above, affecting Louth and comment/resolve as necessary.


6.        Vehicle Weight Restrictions on Residential Streets

Councillor Mrs. J. Makinson-Sanders to propose that Louth Town Council request that LCC impose weight restrictions on residential streets and that large vehicles ignoring the restrictions be ticketed by LCC Traffic Wardens.


7.        Closed Session Item
Council to resolve to move 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 confidential and legal nature in relation to Hubbard’s Hills.


8.        Next Meeting
Council to note that the date of the next scheduled Town Council meeting is 7th December 2021.