1 WESTON-sub-EDGE PARISH COUNCIL
MINUTES OF THE PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD IN THE VILLAGE BAR ON 23 July 2019 AT 7.30P.M. PRESENT: Chairman Bill Carruthers, Cllrs Hannah Neal, John Measey, Chris Rossington, Rachel Hurley, Mike Jelley
and Wendy Clarke.
IN ATTENDANCE: Lucy Print parish clerk 19/55 1.Interests – none
19/56 2. NOTICE OF ABSENCE: Gina Bloomfield sent apologies.
19/57 3. REPORTS FROM THE COUNTY AND DISTRICT COUNCILLORS:
None present 19/58 4.CONFIRM MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 25.6.19: councillors Wendy Clarke and Hannah Neal resolved to approve the minutes which were signed by the chairman as a true record of the business conducted. 19/59 5.PLANNING APPLICATIONS PENDING:
1.0 Planning application before the parish council: 19/02199/LBC Concrete floor to ground floor Kitchen to replace rotten timber and cracked concrete combination, concrete floor to part of the entrance hall and restoration of a previously hidden opening between two first floor rooms (Retrospective) Object; 1) Grade 2 listed, 2) Retain character as email dated 17 December, 3) original application refused on fireplace and floor issues – which floor was this? Would expect rotten floor to be replaced with timber floor.
GL55 6UW 19/01918/FUL Full Application for Construction of a single storey extension to existing converted barn at Dovers Hill House Dovers Hill Chipping Campden Gloucestershire – no objections
2.0 Awaiting a decision of the local planning authority: None 3.0 Decisions of the local planning authority to approve/consent;
6.1 RECEIVE FINANCIAL STATEMENT & BANK RECONCILIATION: Bank balances as at 1st Jul were £30,986.51 for the General Account and £6331.55 for the business deposit account. 6.2 ASSET REGISTER: new litter bins, telephone box and salt bin added to register and agreed by councillors. 6.3 RISK ASSESSMENT: revised and agreed by councillors.
LP 6.3APPROVE PAYMENTS DUE: Councillors Mike Jelley proposed and Rachel Hurley seconded these payments.
Date Item Amount VAT
23.7.19 Clerks salary Jul £132.01
23.7.19 HMRC PAYE payment Jul £33.00
23.7.19 Village Hall Jun Invoice £29.75 23.7.19 Maurice Parkinson Contract Services £240.00 48.00 28.5.19 19/61 REVIEW VILLAGE MATTERS:
7.1 Refurbishment of the Church Street Telephone box complete. A3 notices to be laminated inside: Community Book Exchange & Information Centre. Books to be rotated. Tourist information to be put in racks (JM) Welcome to Weston info to be available. On-going management agreed box to be checked once a month before PC meetings. 7.2 Highways update: Received schedule of work, Dover’s View in Q4, next March. 7.3 Stratford Road Vehicle activated speed sign progress: VAR speed sign now on corner of
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2 Featherbed Lane, Stratford Road. Download data from unit from time on Church Street to be analysed. 7.4 Recreation ground inspection record: Mike Jelley completed inspection, with no issues. Timber trail to monitor wood splitting. Received three quotes for installing fencing behind goals, bench seating in shelter – councillors agreed to appt Maurice Parkinson 7.5 Right of Way update: Legal documentation of the right of way to the village green has been
finalised. 7.6 Archive documentation update. No progress. Low priority. 7.7 Village Improvements:
• Village Hall facilities improvement – funds secured.
• Summer event. Family fun at the Village Green agreed to be held on 7th September at 2pm onwards. Bookings in process of being made for DJ music, bar, marquee, bouncy castle, bbq, toilets. Actions ongoing.
• Holiday club for children. Parked until next year. 7.8 Repreparation after Gigaclear and Thames Water – contact made and logged, ongoing contact. 7.9 Emergency plan reviewed and to be simplified and updated by clerk 7.10 Community Infrastructure Levy event, information from event given to councillors from meeting
chairman attended. Powerpoint presentation available to all.
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19/62 CONSIDER MATTERS ARISING FROM MINUTES OF LAST MEETINGS NOT ON THE AGENDA:
Annual ERS Emergency Plan update. Clerk to locate existing plan and propose update. Lengthmen, when is work scheduled Dog Foul signs Parishioners ref the continuous problem of heavy traffic coming to and from the trading estates through the village Contact Chris Tombs re allotment tap. Confirmation of dog mess bin order – hall & green installed and completed. Additional request and removal of salt bin on Harris Lane. Playground Inspection Training Seminar – North Cots requirement
17/38 10.0 Prepare detailed map of the location of the roadside drains and gullies – action awaited
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19/63 NOTE CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED:
• PUBLIC QUESTION TIME: -What can be done with caravan dumped along Dirty Lane? Ensure it is reported to Environment agency Fly Tipping
There being no other business the chairman thanked the councillors for attending and closed the meeting at 9.10p.m.
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