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Minutes of meeting 12th April 2016 8pm

Minsterley Parish Council

Chair G M Rogers

MINUTES TUES 12th Apr 2016 8pm Apr 16

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

D Leeson (clerk)

1/ Open Forum
PCSO had discussed police issues in the AGM, 3 ASB, 3 Assault, 1 Malicious comms.
1 of the ASB relates to mopeds/quad bikes any info Police to be contacted

2/ Apologies

TB illness, RJ - holiday

3/ Dispensations/Interests

GR School
GB Parish Hall

4/ Minutes of Mar meeting

Signed as true by Chair (GR) Proposed by All
There was a report of the flood forum meeting, grants for anti-flooding solutions.

5/ Parish Property
a) Square
Sponsorship of roundabout planting received from A Griffiths, Clerk had sent thanks, Mr Griffiths is to put some signs to advertise his business.
Noticeboards supplied by Shrops Council (MTI), quote received and accepted, P Hall to be asked if one can go at the Surestart notice area as they are finishing at the Parish Hall GB to enquire (Act GB)

b) Playing field
Fixtures received from Rounders team, 7 matches, They are to be asked for a donation of 30 towards pitch maintenance. Extra cuts would have to be paid for.

c) Street lights
Repairs done, Western Power Dist had been required to make repairs to supply for a couple. BB satted that a new highways light gave a a better light possibly at a better cost, Clerk to ask maintenance team if it is possible to develop a plan to replac our lights with the same (Act Clerk)

d) Footpaths

e) Play areas
Wicksteed inspection repairs will be looked at by NA and AP, NA brought old signs to see if they can be amended. Bench at toddlers not considered a priority. STC to be asked about repairs to the MUGA. (Act NA&AP & Clerk)
Courses for those who looked after play areas to be looked into.(Act GR & Clerk)

6/ Shropshire Council

a) Highways
Little Minsterley considered dangerous due to speed from national speed limit to 30mph at village entrance, especially with new development entrance at that point. Can speed limit are be adjusted, can the area be re-engineered to help?
Hanwood Clerk to be asked about cost of speed indicator sign.
Which is the designated route from Montgomery rd to Minsterley for HGVs
Horsebridge rd when will road be re-opened fully? (Act Clerk)

b) Footpaths
A footpath from bus stop in Little Minsterley to creamery would cost <50k.

c) De - Fib
Cabinet installed but wrong size, suppliers will sort out. To be confirmed.(Act Clerk)

7/ Planning

16/01291/ADV sign at takeaway near Co Op no light nuisance to neighbours.

8/Payments to be made

i/ Potters Electrical Street light repair 658.20 chq no 692

Bank statement to date noted by Chair 26794.50. agreed all
Two chqs not presented on statement

LJC meeting 21 Apr M Pate and D Vogler to present.
Invites to Beacon lighting and Mayors Sunday
Report form STC meeting from Clerk
Consultation on school transport ongoing
Medal for Queens 90th birthday not received clerk to chase.

GB went over issues from LJC planning meeting re Police station in Pontesbury hub plus library issues, the council still considers unable to support cost of library.

Meeting ended 21:30. Next meeting May 10th 2016

Signed as true by Chair 10/4/2016


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