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Minutes of meeting 8th December 2015

Minsterley Parish Council

Chair G M Rogers

MINUTES TUES 8th Dec 2015 7.00 pm Dec 15

Present G Rogers (GR) Chair, Councillors Brown (GB) Jackson (RJ)
Allen (NA) Potter (AP)

D Leeson (clerk) A Roberts PCSO 5 public

1/ Open Forum

PCSO read report 2 asb 1 dog 1 fraud, said there was a new PCSO T Griffiths. Future of station still undecided but may move to Fire station, she said at xmas people should watch presents sheds etc consider marking items in sheds. Use immobilise.com
Speeding issue in Little Minsterley unable to resolve as to close to signs and on bend to use a speedgun. Ask that Council raise with highways.
N Hayman came to pay pitch fees
Query re development in horsebridge road that had been passed resident had evience of greenfield site and access issues, they would persue Council would keep an interest.
Resident also complained that their drive was being used as a passing point by HGV.

2/ Apologies

M Davies, & T Bebb & P Taylor & B Bill absent?

3/ Dispensations/Interests

GR School
GB Parish Hall
RJ Church

4/ Minutes of Nov meeting

Signed as true by Chair (GR) Proposed AP sec GB

5/ Parish Property
a) Square
b) Playing field
The fencing into farmland at the bottom of the field has come down and is being used by dog walkers and others. Clerk to approach A Yapp. Also the hedging all needs cutting Clerk to ask M Pugh (Act Clerk)

c) Street lights
Light on telegraph pole at mini roundabout opposite toll house by vets deemed surplus some time ago how much to remove?
Light 67 is out, as is 8 at hawthorn rd and 2 at alder drive (Act Clerk)

d) Footpaths

e) Play areas

Purchase of box for defib still ongoing clerk to persue

6/ Shropshire Council

a) Highways

The book at the back of callow cres has been used to dump rubbish, no response to report by clerk, clerk to write again Brook between ash lea and back of callow cres full of rubbish.
Sign for Orchid meadow has been moved N Allen knows whereabouts
Hawksworth on horsebridge rd has their drive used as a passing point
Issue with speeding police ask that rd be engineered to reduce speed (Act Clerk)

b) Footpaths

The footpath on the a488 from barytes cott to bridge has leylandii growing onto the footpath, this has been reported several times highways said they would cut but not been done Clerk to contact highways (Act Clerk)

c) Cemetary-

7/ Planning.

i/ 15/04779/FUL extension approved

orchid meadow position unclear as to 2nd phase

Poss development at plox green, chair had been asked for views, clerk to contact to state any contact must be with council
New procedure for place plan Clerk asked to attend seminar

8/Payments to be made

200 in from pitch fees M rgrs
i/ Clerks pay 3 mths oct noc dec 576 chq no 672
ii/ HMRC PAYE for clerks 3 mth pay 384 chq no 673
iii/ R Edwards cleaning contract 650 chq no 674
iiii/ Potters electrical street light repair 938 chq no 675
v/A Yapp play area works 120 chq no 676
vi/Clerks agreed 3 mth exp 106.96 chq no 677
vii/ Shrops Council street light energy 3rd quarter 907.93 chq no 678

bank statement 34515.31 chq 669 not presented

Pro GB sec AP

Agreed to hold precept at 17000

9/ Corres

Corrs read out by clerk and entered on website


As councillor Bebb had not attended any meetings it was to asked if he intended to resign

Meeting ended 20:50. Next meeting Jan12th 2016

Signed as true by Chair 8/12/2015


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