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Minutes of meeting 13th Mar 2018

Minsterley Parish Council

Chair G M Rogers

MINUTES TUES 13th Mar 2018 7 pm Mar 18

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

D Leeson (clerk) + Mr D Jones

1/ Open Forum
NH gave some info regarding future Policing learned at the Pontesbury meeting.
Police report, 6 ASB, 6 RTA, 1 Crim damage, 2 assaults. Crime remains low.
Mr D Jones gave some info about testing brook silt for metals and info round flood forum and management of the brook.

2/ Apologies

3/ Dispensations/Interests
GB Parish Hall RJ Church

4/ Minutes of Feb 18 meeting & matters arising
Signed as true by Chair (GR) Proposed by all sec all

5/ Parish Property
a) Square
Donation to be asked for planting

b) Playing field
T Bishton has repaired fencing. S Council to be asked about freehold.
Monies o/s from football, in hand.

c) Street lights
Pole at Horsebridge to be replace by WPD (no 58) could any new light be LED and also light 57 if contractor can liaise with WPD.
1 highway light at Little Minsterley as you enter from Pontesbury, S Council highway lights but not fixed after 6 months Clerk to write again.
New lights at creamery cott cheese plant are shining directly into eyes of people coming down to junction of hawthorn rd/station rd.
(Act Clerk)

d) Footpaths
Dog fouling ongoing issue, S Council seem to have provided new dog signage can this be replicated at Callow cres and by school.

e) Play areas
Clerk to organise safety insp. Some littering of area and poss brush of black pour areas Caretaker to be inf.

f) De Fib
Unit checked and OK. Clerk is in process of leafletting.

6/ Shropshire Council

a) Highways
NH gave some update on Pot holes and new contractor.
Discussion about lack of response to issues, Clerk had written to head of Council but no reply. Drain issue at Waterwheel 3 accidents.
Clerk to reschedule meeting with Co op H & S
(Act Clerk)

b) Footpaths
The fence near the stile at the bridge from grove path to road has been damaged to allow dogs access. This could cause a stock issue.
The grove path from pub to bridge is dangerous due to bank erosion., R O W to be informed

c) Other Sc items - Flooding
It was agreed to fund the silt analysis for heavy metals.
Youth Consideration to be given for further funding. S Council had asked for funding issue to be called in, there was an update expected at LJC 14th Mar.
NH said that it was intended that the ENV grant be stopped but councillors had asked for this to be reconsidered. Poss reduced and matched funding.

7/ Planning
18/00821/TPO 21 ash lea oak Op no objection
18/0670/FUL Ladyoak Drury Lane detached prop neutral but comment that it is outside development boundary that forms the published basis of the PC plan

8/Payments to be made

i/ Clerks Pay 4th QTR 17/18 648 chq no 784
ii/ HMRC Clerks PAYE 4th QTR 17/18 432 chq no 785
iii/ Clerks agreed exp 4th QTR 17/18 77.40 chq no 786
iiii/ SP garden services caretaker duties 4th QTR 17/18 845 chq no 787
v/ Potters Electrical street light replace LED (CIL) 297.60 chq no 788
vi/ Shrewsbury Town Council Grass cutting 902.74 chq no 789
vii/ Tony Bishton fence repairs 215 chq no 790
viii/ Minsterley P Hall flood meeting 14 chq no 791
Bank statement 34,065.87 noted by Chair

10/ GB update
Cllr Brown gave update on Ponts Lib CIC reg charity trustees required.
PH hire increase to 168 p.a

Next meeting Tues 17/4/18 Meeting ended 20:50

Signed as true by Chair 17/4/2018


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