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Minutes of meeting 8th March 2016 8pm

Minsterley Parish Council

Chair G M Rogers

MINUTES TUES 8th Mar 2016 7pm Mar 16

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

D Leeson (clerk) + 2 residents + 1 public

1/ Open Forum
Residents came to council to pass on concerns about work at the vets roof where scaffolding had been erected the caused a danger to users of Horsbridge rd. Pedestrian access was blocked and driving access dangerous, they had informed highways, and wondered if the road should have been closed, and if a risk assessment had been done.
No Police report, but an email from PC about parking outside the school, he was to take up with headmaster.

2/ Apologies

TB – illness, PT - holiday

3/ Dispensations/Interests

GR School
GB Parish Hall
RJ Church

4/ Minutes of Feb meeting

Signed as true by Chair (GR) Proposed by All

5/ Parish Property
a) Square
No response to request for continuation of roundabout sponsorship, Clerk to inform Minsterley Garage will be removed if no reply in 7 days.(Act Clerk)
Noticeboards supplied by Shrops Council (MTI). To be erected by PC, ideas for siting to be considered.

b) Playing field
No news from rounders team, The pitch had been cut by the football team, they are to be reminded that any actions on the field are to be agreed with the clerk beforehand.

c) Street lights
No 67 had power issues, reported to Western Power Dist
No 3 Junc Hawthorn/Maple Dr – out, No 30 Callow Lane opp Junc – out.
(Act Clerk)

d) Footpaths
Lights shining into houses from Muller taken up by Chair with D Jones now switched off.

e) Play areas
Wicksteed inspection report received, to be reviewed and comments at next meeting, New signage needed & new contact no’s on old signs(Act NA&AP)
Courses for those who looked after play areas to be looked into.(Act Clerk)

6/ Shropshire Council

a) Highways
Horsebridge rd from open forum, agreed there were major issues, highways(MDavies) to be contatcted to see if risk assessment has been done, can we see it, has it been reviewed in light of issues raised, should the road be closed. Can scaffolding come down asap (Act Clerk)

b) Footpaths
Shrops C to be asked for a footpath from new development in little Minsterley to creamery as that side of the a488 does not have one at that point and will require residents of new estate to cross rd at pinch point, Could CIL money be used(Act Clerk)
Clerk had reported to BT about contractors digging up planting when laying new cabling.
Foliage at Barytes cottage cut, TB to be asked to tidy remainder(Act Clerk)

c) De - Fib
Cabinet installed but wrong size, clerk to pursue, only found out today(Act Clerk)

7/ Planning.

16/00958/ADV – 3 flag posts at Mullers, illuminated, no light or noise from site.

8/Payments to be made

i/ Clerks agreed expenses Jan Feb Mar £112.46 chq no 683
ii/ Clerks Pay Jan Feb Mar £576 chq no 684
iii/ HMRC Clerks PAYE 4th QTR £384 chq no 685
iv/ R Edwards cleaning contract 4th QTR £650 chq no 686
v/ Wicksteed safety inspection £162 chq no 687
vi/ M Hockly De-fib cabinet istall £186.50 chq no 688
vii/ Minsterley Parish Hall hire £130 chq no 689
viii/ Shropshire Council Light Elec $th QTR £907.93 chq no 690
ix / Clerk reimburse pay 123-reg 3 year web name £25.16 chq no 691

Bank statement to date noted by Chair £28,890.62. agreed all

Notice of flood meeting for website, to be asked if leaflets had been issued
Poss pharmacies close, liaise with Kate at Pontesbury to see if concerns
Report form STC meeting from Clerk
Medal for Queens 90th birthday to be taken up for school children.

GB said possible group to be set up to facilitate best use of new community centre in Pontesbury

Meeting ended 21:10. Next meeting Apr 12th 2016

Signed as true by Chair 12/4/2016


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