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    DRAFT MINUTES 16.05.2011

    Minutes of the meeting of

     

      Wray with Botton Parish Council

     

    Monday 16th May 2011 held at Wray Institute

     

    Meeting Details

    Date:

    Monday 16th May 2011

    7.40 p.m.

     

    Venue:

     

    Wray with Botton Village Institute

     

     

    Chair:

    Cllr. John Marshall

     

     

     

    Clerk:

    Stephen Loy

     

     

     

    Attendees:

    Cllr S Sedgwick: Cllr B Bowman Cllr K Sykes

    Cllr M Parker: Cllr J Staveley Cllr P Edge

     

     

    Public

    2 members of the public were present

     

     

     

     

    Open Forum

    Cllr Sedgwick raised the subject of the unavailability of dog waste bags. It was agreed that she be reimbursed the cost of purchasing suitable bags. There was general concern regarding the amount of dog mess in the village and agreed that a notice be put in the Wrayly Mail reminding dog owners of their responsibilities in this.

    Concern was also expressed at the condition of the road in a number of areas, Cllr Sykes agreed to raise this with the local authority.
     

    Cllr Parker raised the subject of the increase in rent for Council owned land. It was confirmed that the tenant had been notified of an increase in 2010 effective from 2011 and invited to a Parish Council meeting in connection with his subsequent query.

     

     

    Item No.

     

     

    Notes

     

    To  Action

     

    2011/173

     

    Apologies

    No Apologies: All present

     

     

    Completed

     

    2011/174

     

     

    Declaration of Interests

    Cllr Staveley declared a personal interest in item 179

    Cllr Sedgwick declared a personal  interest in item 181

     

     

    Completed

     

    2011/175

     

    Minutes of meeting held 14.03.2011

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

     

     

     Completed

     

    2011/176

     

    PACT

    No Representatives of the Police were present

     

     

    Completed

     

     

    2011/177

     

    Clerk’s Report

    The Clerk’s report was circulated for information.

     

     

     

     Completed

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    2011/178

     

    Finance

    a)     It was resolved to approve the annual subscription to LALC for £106.28

    b)    It was resolved to approve the payment for Parish Council Insurance to Came & Co for £440.05

    c)     It was resolved to approve the circulated accounts for 2010-11

    d)    It was resolved that the Parish Council is satisfied with the measures in the Financial Standing Orders and that the exposure to risk is satisfactory.

    e)     It was agreed to defer the item on PAYE & Employer liabilities until the next meeting

    f)     It was agreed that Cllr Staveley will pay the cost of the electricity for the Jubilee Light.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Completed

     

     

     

     

     

    2011/179

     

    Planning

    11/00286/FUL  Tyson

    11/00352/FUL Staveley

    It was resolved that there is no objection to the above applications

     

    11/0042/TCA Works to trees   Charlesworth

    It was resolved to request a site visit from M Knagg Tree Protection Officer of Lancaster City Council to obtain further information of the required works and justification for this.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Completed

     

     

    2011/180

     

    Institute

    It was agreed that this no longer be an agenda item

     

     

    Completed

     

     

     

     

     

     

    2011/181

     

     

    Lengthsman

     

    Councillor Staveley has agreed to be the Parish Representative to the Lengthsman Scheme.

    In his absence Cllr Bowman will deputise for him

     

     

     

     

    Completed

     

     

     

     

     

    2011/182

     

    LALC

    Cllr Edge presented a short verbal report on LALC matters. The minutes and agenda for the meetings was circulated.

     

     

     

    Completed

     

     

     

     

    2011/183

     

    Correspondence

    The clerk advised the availability of training courses for councillors. It was agreed that the clerk will look into the possibility of arranging a course locally with other Parishes to minimise the cost.

    Information was circulated on Lancaster City Council Tree Sponsorship Scheme also information circulated for the Incredible edibles project.

     

     

     

     

    Completed

     

     

     

    Meeting closed at 21.15

    Next Meeting:  Monday 11th July  2011

     

    Stephen Loy    Parish Clerk

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