Draft Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of the Council held on Tuesday 14 March 2017 at 7.00 pm in the Council Chamber, Village Hall, Edwinstowe.
Present: Cllrs Ayre, Benson, Brooks, Brown, McLaughlin, Peacock, J Peck, K Peck, Starbrook, Tattersall, Troop
16/142 WELCOME BY CHAIRMAN INCLUDING ANY ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Chair opened the meeting, welcomed all present and asked if anyone was recording. One indicated they were.
16/143 RECEIVE ANY APOLOGIES AND REASONS FOR ABSENCE
16/144 DISCLOSURES OF INTERESTS BY MEMBERS (AND EMPLOYEES) IN ITEMS ON THE AGENDA
Cllrs Brown and McLaughlin 16/148 (iii)
16/145 APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE ORDINARY MEETING OF THE COUNCIL HELD
ON 14th February 2017
Minutes were approved and signed by the Chair
STANDING ORDERS SUSPENDED (1902hrs) FOR PRESENTATION BY
CARMEL HARKNESS FROM HETTY'S CHARITY
Carmel outlined the history and the purpose of Hetty’s who provide support to anyone affected by substance misuse across Nottinghamshire (excluding the City)
Support is provided in various ways including via phone, internet, text, 1 to 1, focus groups, referrals from mental health and peer support. The service is open 9.00am - 7.00pm every day.
Thanks to Carmel and Tracey. Standing Orders reinstated 1913hrs
16/146 MATTERS ARISING FROM PREVIOUS MEETINGS
16/147 TO RECEIVE QUESTIONS FROM COUNCILLORS (10 MINUTES)
Cllr Brown reported vehicles double parking along East Lane. C/Cllr Peck to respond later in the meeting.
Cllr Peacock has received a complaint concerning inconsiderate parking along Trinity Road especially during school drop off/pick up times. Cllr Brooks to respond during Safer Neighbourhood Group feedback.
Cllr Ayre asked whether the new 'No Dog Fouling' signs could be illuminated. Clerk to look at options.
Cllr Ayre informed the meeting that the roots of the tree outside Abbey Road Centre are causing the paving slabs to lift creating a trip hazard.
RESOLVED: - Clerk to write to H&S Homes
Cllr K Peck requested a letter be sent to British Telecom concerning the condition of the building at the bottom of the High Street. She will send photos to the office.
RESOLVED: - Clerk to write letter
Cllr Brown asked whose responsibility the footpath at the bottom of Sherwood Fields is because it is becoming churned up.
RESOLVED: - Clerk to contact footpaths and bridleways
Cllr Brown asked for an update on the planning application for the Fun Park. It is understood it has now been resolved but nothing is in writing yet.
16/148 TO RECEIVE AND CONSIDER REPORTS AND MINUTES OF ANY COMMITTEE, WORKING GROUP OR SUB-COMMITTEE
Available from Parish Council Office.
16/150 Correspondence(COPIES ARE AVAILABLE TO VIEW IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS)
16/151 ANY APPOINTMENTS TO COMMITTEES, WORKING GROUPS OR
SUB-COMMITTEES OR OTHER BODIES
16/152 FINANCIAL MATTERS (TO BE REFERRED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE, if necessary)
16/153 CHEQUES/INVOICES FOR APPROVAL
|DATE||PAYEE||DESCRIPTION||AMOUNT inc VAT|
|10.02.17||Severn Trent Water||Allotment Water||£62.59|
|24.02.17||Severn Trent Water||Mansfield Road Toilets||£102.71|
|24.02.17||Konica Minolta||Copier Charge||£100.37|
|03.03.17||EvoWeb||Newsletter Design & Print||£2,165.00|
|06.03.17||Glasdon UK||Dog Bin||£208.44|
|06.03.17||EON||Electricity Charge - Christmas Lights||£28.09|
|07.03.17||Severn Trent Water||Cemetery Water||£60.22|
Approved and signed by the Chair.
16/154 GRANT APPLICATIONS
16/155 REPORTS FROM COUNTY AND DISTRICT COUNCILLORS
(VERBAL REPORT AT MEETING; COPY OF REPORT TO CLERK)
Sue, our lollipop lady has now retired. A survey was carried out over a week to establish whether we need a replacement. As there are very few unaccompanied children walking to school, we do not qualify. Further surveys will be carried out.
C/Cllr Peck visited a resident on East Lane to look at the parking problems. The resident has raised a petition for resident parking scheme which has been presented to NCC. Vehicles are also parking on the grass verges on a regular basis – C/Cllr visited with a Highways Officer who will look at available options.
C/Cllr Peck has managed to get the filter light at the top of the High Street in the capital programme for 2017/8 - it is going to the NCC Committee on Thursday.
C/Cllr Peck has met with the NCC Parks Manager and believes the application is now resolved but not in writing yet.
N&SDC part of the council tax is increasing by over 1%.
D/Cllr Peacock has spoken to CISWO about the old Welfare Site and has been told CISWO have no problem with the site and want to develop it asap. Any issues with the site should be reported to CISWO
N&S Homes and Communities - there are 10 known rough sleepers in the district, all with complex problems. N&SDC now have access to funding
It was unanimously agreed to put the circulated planning information on the website.
RESOLVED: - Clerk to arrange
16/156 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION - STANDING ORDERS WILL BE SUSPENDED
FOR THE DURATION OF THIS SECTION. PLEASE REFER TO GUIDANCE PROVIDED (ALSO AVAILABLE ON THE PARISH COUNCIL WEBSITE) - 15 MINS
A resident asked whether West Lane could have double yellow lines on both sides as this would help ease the traffic congestion.
RESOLVED: - Clerk to contact Highways
A resident asked that CISWO be contacted about the ragwort growing on the old Welfare site.
RESOLVED: - Clerk to contact CISWO
A resident asked whether an ARMCO barrier could be placed on the boundary of Rufford Pastures near to where the play area will be positioned.
RESOLVED: - Clerk to make enquiries
A resident stated that as it had been reported that the Welfare Site was a H&S Risk, should the Parish Council give CISWO notice to clear the site?
RESOLVED: - Clerk to arrange a meeting with CISWO representatives
A resident asked whether the Thoresby Memorial Working Group had met yet. No
A resident asked where users of the Robin Hood Line would park. Parking will be provided at the station.
1. Application No: 16/02137/FUL
Applicant: Mrs Kosinoga
Proposal: Householder application to demolish existing ground floor extensions and to build a new ground floor extension to rear and side of property
Site Address: 24 Mill Lane, Edwinstowe, Notts
2. Application No: 17/00009/FUL
Applicant: Mr Shipley
Proposal: Householder application for construction of a two storey extension to rear elevation of existing property with existing garage roof being changed from flat to pitched. Additional window to be added to side elevation (first floor level) and door to covered walkway on rear elevation
Site Address: 3 Birkland Drive, Edwinstowe, Notts
3. Application No: 17/00068/FUL
Applicant: Miss Long
Proposal: Householder application for a first floor side extension over existing garage and kitchen
Site Address: 19 Brocklehurst Drive, Edwinstowe, Notts
4. Application No: 17/00053/FUL
Applicant: Ms Devonshire
Proposal: Householder application for proposed white PVCU conservatory to the rear and side elevation
Site Address: 14 Pinewood Avenue, Edwinstowe, Notts
16/158 DATE OF NEXT MEETING: Tuesday 18th April 2017
The Chair requested the start time for the Annual Parish Meeting be changed to 7.00pm instead of 6.30pm - agreed unanimously
2110hrs - meeting closed.
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