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Minutes of meeting 10th Dec2017

Minsterley Parish Council

Chair G M Rogers

MINUTES TUES 10th Dec 2016 7 pm Dec 16

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

D Leeson (clerk) PC & 2 members of public

1/ Open Forum
PC Somerfield went over crime report and went over current position, still low in area, 2 theft, 2 Crim damage, 1 assault, some related.
He had looked into obtaining splashback for bus shelter
A query was made about more dog bins.

2/ Apologies
TB illness, MD business

3/ Dispensations/Interests
GR School
RJ church
GB Parish Hall

4/ Minutes of Nov meeting
Signed as true by Chair (GR) Proposed by all sec all

5/ Parish Property
a) Square
T Bishton has planted spring bulbs and replaced slat in bench. There is a problem with listed urinal, no reply from planning as yet, being persued by clerk.

b) Playing field
Bordering hedges need cutting BMX strim? Mike Pugh to be asked again.(Act Clerk)

c) Street lights
Parish lights out 67, 74
Both have power issues, Clerk to liaise with contractors again.
Highway light opp no 25 ash lea foliage interfering
Lights 5 and 45 need contractor attendence (Act Clerk)

d) Footpaths
Dog mess to be monitored
Spring bulbs 1000 and have been planted

e) Play areas
Vegetation growing through fencing and encroaching on play area at Callow Cres. Could it be strimmed on far side of the fence,
Swing seat broken to be investigated
2 places booked on ROSPA course in Feb (Act Clerk)

Westbury charities, trustee office expired, GR and PT agree to continue, Pro AP, Sec RJ


6/ Shropshire Council

a) Highways
Mrs Evans has agreed to have Grove hedge cut
Hedging on Leigh road near Middle Farm has been cut thanks to P Muir
Barytes cottage fencing repaired, Speeding reported to Police

b) Footpaths
Footpath at Linden fields not complete maybe tarmac soon
Path near play area leading to Longleat has mounds of leaf fall.

c) Flooding/Youth provision
No flood update, Memo from SC to say youth funding to continue short term

8/ Planning
16/05201/FUL 70 ash lea single storey ext - approved

16/05407/CPL change of use dwelling to care Brookfield hse - noted

Could we ask again for a reply about watercourse maintenance at Linden Fields? And pissoir renovation, and any expected CIL monies
(Act /Clerk)

8/Payments to be made

i/ Clerks Pay 3rd QTR 576 chq no 727
ii/ HMRC PAYE clerk 3rd QTR 384 chq no 728
iii/ S Pryce cleaning contract 845 chq no 729
iiii/ Tony Bishton garden services 215 chq no 730
v/ Clerk agreed exp 3rd QTR 83.84 chq no 731
vi/Shropshire Council streetlight power 3rd QTR 897.59 chq no 732

Banks statement to date noted 35756.52

After discussion agreed that 2017/18 precept be 17500


Corres read

Meeting ended 20:30 next meeting 10/1/17 Merry Xmas Happy New Year

Signed as true by Chair 10/1/2017


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