- Present: Cllrs Laity, John Nicholas, Collins, Mrs. Reynolds, Mrs. Hosking, Read, Trudgen and Britten
- Apologies: Cllrs Vincent, Clayton, Mrs. Edmonds & Cllr Sue Nicholas CC
- Visitors: None.
280 Public Participation. None present.
281 Minutes of the Council Meeting held on 11thSeptember 2018.The Minutes having been circulated previously it was proposed by Cllr Nicholas, and seconded by Cllr Read that the minutes were deemed to be a true and correct record, carried unanimously.
Matters arising from previous Minutes.
282. Minute 272The Town Trust had agreed to the silhouette being erected at The War memorial. Cllr Laity had spoken to Hugh St Aubyn and St. Aubyns Estates were also going to put another silhouette on Chapel Rock providing permission is granted by The National Trust. Cllr Laity had also spoken to Mrs. Mary-Bridget Greenwood Penny about the stone on The War Memorial after there was some confusion over who was paying for it. Mrs. Penny had already paid for the stone she was referring to after it had been securely sited. The stone mason has given a quote for engraving the new stone of approximately £135.00. Finishing and erection of stone to be added. Item to be put on next agenda.
283 Minute 276(a)Reply from Chamber of Commerce is that 16 business in Marazion wish to put a small display in their window for Armistice Day. Cllr Hosking will liaise with the clerk about ordering poppies. Cllr Laity reported that the possible aircraft drop of poppies is not going ahead but he is looking into another method of delivering them.
284 Minute 277(a)Cllr Laity reported that the Land Registry had completed all the paperwork and the allotment at Green Lane is now registered to the Town Council.
285 Councillors’ Reports
- Folly Field Play Area. Cllr Collins had met with Vaughn Glover. None of apparatus needs replacing at the moment but ongoing repairs are required. Cllr Read suggests wood parts are stained and painted before the winter weather sets in. Item for the next agenda regarding a budget for playground sub-committee.
- Wallgates in toilets. Cllr Collins reported that representative from the company will be visiting soon to assess the situation. The serial numbers indicate the ones currently in our toilets are very old.
- Remembrance Service. Cllr Laity reported that the Godolphin Arms had offered for the Armistice Day Parade to start from there and they would be happy to supply tea &coffee. It was decided it was logistically easier to start from Town Hall as normal but to see if they would be able to serve drinks from outside. Cllr Hosking reported that Marazion Choir will be delighted to sing in the chapel at the service. Cllr Trudgeon reported that Mr Paul Hicks is unable to attend Parade this year. Names were suggested to replace him. Cllr Read to approach a replacement.
- Listed Buildings. Cllr Hosking asked councillors to have a think about anything in the town that isn’t already listed and ought to be in order that a list could be prepared.
286 Planning. None Received
287 Correspondence. None Received.
288 Financial and Confidential Matters.
- Bank Reconciliation statement, not available.
- East End Garages. Cllr Collins and Cllr Read have visited and made an inspection of the site. The steps up to Mr Chapman’s site haven’t been used for a while and were overgrown. They suggested that the council should investigate if the 2 bollards could be removed to make a parking space. Also if the rough ground in front of where the cars park now could be cleared it would make the parking spaces deeper and cause less congestion.
- Cllr Laity and Cllr Hosking reported that they had a meeting with Mr Harvey Thomas, the new land agent for St Aubyn Estates. He will be invited to next council meeting for an introduction to the council. Ramon van de Velde was also at meeting and gave an update as to why the car park lease still wasn’t signed. He would make enquiries regarding the rent payable to the council. An update was given regarding The Gwelva extension plans and the Maypole Garden wall repairs.
- Town Clerks yearly appraisal. It was agreed that this would be carried out by Cllrs Hosking & Laity. Various matters were discussed that Councillors wished to be made subject of the review.
289. There being no further business the Mayor closed the meeting at 21.05 hours.