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DRAFT Minutes of meeting held 05/04/2018

Posted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 4:04 pm
by matyeo

Membership: Cllrs S Oxlade (Chair), V King (Vice Chair), T Goodman, R Guerri-Fear, A Lusty, C Morris, W Owen,
S Walker & K Wilson

Present: Cllrs Oxlade (Chair), Guerri-Fear, Goodman, King, Walker & Wilson
Officers: M Atyeo (Clerk)
Public: None present

2763. Acceptance of apologies for absence
Cllrs Lusty, Morris & Owen

The meeting was adjourned to allow members of the public the opportunity to raise any issues.
2764. Open session for members of the public
None present.
The meeting reconvened.

2765. To receive declarations of interest

2766. To confirm and sign minutes of the last meeting
Minutes of the meeting held on 1st March 2018 were circulated prior to this meeting were accepted as a true record and signed by the Chairman.
Proposed: Cllr Walker Seconded: Cllr Wilson

2767. Decide recipient of 2018 Community Award
Two nominees were suggested to receive the community cup this year, at the final vote there was a unanimous winner who will be invited to the Annual Parish meeting to receive the award.

2768. Information on Speed Indicator Device
Carried forward to May meeting.

2769. Chairman’s announcements
• The benches, paid for by the Parish Council and a contribution from the trustees of the Alexander Field are now in situ on the field.
• The service to celebrate 150th anniversary of St John’s Church will be held on 15th April.
• The Clerk will attend an information session at Wiltshire Council Offices in Trowbridge in order to ensure that the Parish Council is fully compliant with GDPR. The Clerk will report back on any measures required.

2770. Planning Committee Report
Planning Inspectorate – result of appeal:
APP/Y3940/W/17/3182987 – Orchard Cottage, Norton Road – Proposed erection of B&B and residential annexe – APPEAL DISMISSED
Wiltshire Council planning decisions:
18/00743/TCA – 31D High St – Tree works – NO OBJECTION
18/00889/TCA – Fosters Lodge, Duck St – Tree works – NO OBJECTION
18/01430/TCA – 31D High St – Tree works – NO OBJECTION
18/01643/TCA – Glebe Farm – Tree works - NO OBJECTION
Parish Council consultations:
18/01600/FUL – Huntsmans Lodge, 114 Norton Rd – Proposed dwelling – NO OBJECTION
18/01794/LBC - Huntsmans Lodge, 114 Norton Rd – Proposed dwelling – NO OBJECTION
18/02633/FUL – 105 High St – Single storey extension & change of use from garage to family room

2771. Financial Information
Payments for approval
100832 M Jennings & W Pearce £650.00
100833 Mr B Long (bunting) £111.45
100834 Wiltshire Association of Local Councils £288.43
100835 CPRE (annual membership) £36.00
Proposed: Cllr King Seconded: Cllr Wilson
Balance at Bank @ 03/03/2018 £11952.90

2772. Clerk’s report and correspondence received
The Clerk has been advised that cost of repairing the finger post, formally accepted at £200.00, was misquoted and would now cost £450.00. To be discussed at May meeting.
Tasks for the Parish Steward will be forwarded; cleaning signs and bus shelters

2773. Matters raised for discussion only
Cllr Guerri-Fear will be unable to attend the May meetings.

2762. Items for newsletter and website
The Clerk will write the report for the village hall newsletter.
The meeting closed at 19:45