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Minutes of meeting 14th March 2017

Minsterley Parish Council

Chair G M Rogers

MINUTES TUES 14th Mar 2017 7 pm Mar 17

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

D Leeson (clerk) & 5 members of public.

1/ Open Forum
Residents asked for some planning guidance about Horsebridge rd development.
Susan King went over Poles Coppice management issues as funding is to be withdrawn, she asked if PC will take on management, will they work with Pontesbury PC?. To be on agenda for April.
General discussion of current situation in Parish ensued.
Mr D Jones said he had met developer at Linden fields and is hoping that they will amend development to help maintain little minsterley brook. He has liaised with Frances Duerden(sic) at Shropshire Council, He has written to M.P.again about lack of response from SC planning dept, the drainage of the Little Minsterley brook is over 150 acres.
P.C. had supplied a report, 1 ASB(non youth) 6 Violence, 1 Crim damage(fence), 1 vehicle, these are all in hand.

2/ Apologies
TB illness, MD - business

3/ Dispensations/Interests
GR School
RJ church
GB Parish Hall
Election packs issued to councillors interested in continuing

4/ Minutes of Feb 17 meeting & matters arising

Signed as true by Chair (GR) Proposed by all sec all

5/ Parish Property
a) Square
Urinal needs photo of issue to be sent to K Rolfe, Clerk to d/w.

b) Playing field

c) Street lights
Parish lights out 67, 73, 74 power supply fixed by WPD but lights have gone missing. Clerk has asked engineer for price of new lights and LED and of replacement with LED going forward (Act Clerk)

d) Footpaths
J Salisbury has advised not to put bags out for dog fouling.

e) Play areas
Swing seat broken NA thinks 2 new seats would be required, Clerk has obtained price from Sutcliffe leisure, 308. Inspection requested
And will take place 21/3/17 decided to await outcome before purchase.

GR left the meeting to pick son up for 10 mins BB to Chair.
6/ Shropshire Council

a) Highways
Little Minsterley speeding issue unable to put roundels on roadway, all other avenues exhausted.
Grove hedge cut but debris in road, highways to be asked to clear and issue to be pursued with R Parry.
Hole in highway at Horsebrige rd has appeared again (Act Clerk)

b) Footpaths
Footpath 57 hole has appeared again and the step leading to it from callow lane has collapsed (Act Clerk).

c) DFib/flooding
M Hockly has box to be fitted, volunteers names to be paseed to R Burdikin. More to be sought.
Flloding awaiting meeting.

7/ Planning

No applications, note that change of use does not require planning(Brookfield)

8/Payments to be made

i/ Clerks agreed expenses 4th QTR 84.09 chq no 737
ii/ Clerks Pay 4 QTR 576 chq no 738
iii/ HMRC for Clerks PAYE 4th QTR 384 chq no 739
iiii/ S Pryce cleaning contract 4th QTR 845 chq no 736
v/ Shropshire Council streetlight energy 897.59 chq no 737
vi/ Clerk for payment for hosting website 2 years 26.40 chq no 742
vii/ Shrewsbury Town council grass cutting 1082.42 chq no 743
viii/ROSPA play area inspection replace lost cheque 735 564 chq no 744

All approved. Bank statement 32238.90. 2 chq not presented 733 & 736


GB had attended LJC Yoith club funds til Dec 2017
Local development plan must be consulted, decided that limited housing, retain development boundary, requirement for business premises.
RVLP market wound up monies to go to Pontesbury Lib fund.

Meeting ended 20:45 next meeting 18/04/17 one week late as Chair away

Signed as true by Chair 18/04/2017


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