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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