Approved Minutes 13.09.2010

Minutes of the meeting of

 

  Wray with Botton Parish Council

 

Monday 13th September 2010 held at Wray Institute

 

 

Meeting Details

Date:

Monday 13th September 2010

7.30 p.m.

 

Venue:

 

Wray with Botton Village Institute

 

 

Chair:

Cllr. Roger Lumb

 

 

 

Clerk:

Stephen Loy

 

 

 

Attendees:

Cllr H Seed: Cllr K Ellison

Cllr Wallace: Cllr P Edge

 

 

Public

3 members of the public were present

 

 

 

Open Forum

There were no matters raised in the Open Forum.

 

 

Item No.

 

 

Notes

 

To  Action

 

2010/126

Apologies

No apologies all present

 

 

Completed

 

2010/127

 

Declaration of Interests

No interests were declared.

 

 

Completed

 

2010/128

Minutes of meeting held 12.07.2010

It was resolved to approve the minutes as a true record.

 

 

 Completed

 

2010/129

PACT

CPPSO Peter Wood made a short presentation on PACT. He advised that there had been a theft of a Range Rover locally and that a number of thefts of diesel had been made at farms in the locality.

 

 

Completed

 

2010/130

Clerks Report

The clerk’s report was circulated for information

 

Completed

 

 

2010/131

Finance

It was resolved to approved payment of £141.00 to BDO Stoy

For External audit fees.

It was resolved to pay £20.00 to LCC for playing field rental

 

 

 

 

Completed

 

 

2010/132

Planning

Planning Application 10/00632

It was resolved to approve this item.

Planning Application 10/00803 Walker

No decision. Misdirected. This item is not for Wray Parish Council

 

 

 

Completed

 

 

 

 

2010/133

 

Institute

HS advised that there were no matters from the Institute Committee

 

HS to confirm dates of future meetings

 

Completed

 

 

 

 

 

2010/134

Correspondence

 

Letter received from Mrs Argles re possible misuse of footpath

 

Action RL to visit and establish full details for action for next meeting

 

 

 

Completed

 

 

 

2010/135

Lengthsman

Cllr Wallace Edge presented an update on the Lengthsman. Favourable comment was made regarding the standard of work, and prioritising of jobs. There was concern regarding the amount of available time to work in the churchyard when combined with other duties. This is to be discussed with the Church.

 

 

 

Completed

 

 

 

2010/136

New Councillors

It was resolved to co-opt

Mr James Staveley

Mr Keith Sykes

to the Parish Council

 

 

 

Completed

 

 

2010/137

LAPTC

Cllr Edge provided an update on matters raised at the last meeting of LAPTC and noted that two items, the Local Development document and the proposed wind farms were on as agenda items. Cllr Edge provided background information for these items.

 

 

 

Completed

 

 

2010/138

Local Development Document

After a discussion it was resolved to create a sub-committee to consider the Parish Council response to this document

 

Action Sub Committee R Lumb, K Sykes, clerk

 

 

 

Completed

 

 

2010/139

Playground Funding

Funding may be available  for the above item , the Council awaits contact from P Cocker of Lancaster City Council to establish what is available

 

Action: Meeting date to be set with interested parties

 

 

Completed

 

 

 

2010/140

Wind Farm Proposals

It was resolved to approve the following motion

“Wray with Botton Parish Council resolves to object to proposals to site wind farms in the Lune Valley in line with the grounds for refusal stated by Lancaster City Council”

 

Action Clerk to advise LCC

 

 

 

 

Completed

 

 

2010/141

Land at Harterbeck

Cllr Lumb updated the Parish Council’s position on the suggested purchase of this land by the Council and the procedures involved.

 

Action: As this land is now sold, the matter is closed

 

 

 

Completed

 

 

2010/142

Community Emergency Plan

It was resolved to set a date for Mark Bartlett of Lancaster City Council to present to a public meeting.

 

Action: Clerk to set mutually convenient date

 

 

 

Completed

 

 

2010/143

Lighting in Spout Lane

It was resolved to apply again for funding to improve the lighting in Spout Lane, the previous application having been unsuccessful

 

 

Completed

 

 

 

Meeting closed at 21.15

 

Next Meeting:  Monday 8th November  2010

 

 

Stephen Loy

Parish Clerk

14th September 2010

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