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Minutes of meeting 17th Apr 2018

Minsterley Parish Council

Chair G M Rogers

MINUTES TUES 17th Apr 2018 8:10 pm Apr 18

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

D Leeson (clerk) + Mr D Jones

1/ Open Forum
Done at AGM. No Police report or presence. The is a Police sign about the accident at the takeaway, can this be taken down?

2/ Apologies
S Lockwood other meeting

3/ Dispensations/Interests
GB Parish Hall RJ Church

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

5/ Parish Property
a) Square
Sponsorship to be asked for planting on website.

b) Playing field
T Bishton has repaired fencing. S Council planning to be asked about footpath onto playing field how is this to be done by developer?.

c) Street lights
1 highway light at Little Minsterley as you enter from Pontesbury, S Council highway lights but not fixed after months Clerk to write again.
Highway light opp 25 Ashlea light gone is it to be replaced.
Contractor to be asked if there is a cost saving if we replace a sequence of lights with LED instead of piecemeal replacement.(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.
Pontesbury footpath breaking down due to settlement.
Councillor Allen was concerned about the tourist signs put right in front of village gates at Plox Green entrance to village. GB would try and ascertain if AONB had had them installed

e) Play areas
Safety insp pending, NA and AP to look into improvements poss some painting? Some littering of area and Caretaker to be inf.
There is a major mess at the Calllow lane area into the brook. T Bishton will tidy at a cosy of 480. Sevnside should be informed and key requested.

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

6/ Shropshire Council

a) Highways
Letter from resident about dangers in Horsebridge to be passed to highways/Police.
Horsebridge is to be closed for 1 day 5th June
Councillors met Co op H & S and identified areas of concern.
Pot hole issues Leigh Rd and Horsebridge to the Asterley turn.
There had been an accident at the Bus shelter at Plox Green, Clerk to obtain estimates and pursue with insurer.
(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
Bill for silt assessment o be paid to get results.

7/ Planning
Clerk has asked for update on sites earmarked for development as promised at Nov meeting.

8/Payments to be made

i/ Potters Electrical street light repairs 864 chq no 792
ii/ ALS labs test for brook metals 180 chq no 793
iii/ Shropshire Council street light energy 4th QTR 17/18 1012.42 chq no 794
iiii/ tony Bishton fence repair play field 215 chq no 795
v/ Minsterley P Hall annual hire of meeting room 168 chq no 796
vi/ Shropshire Council playing field lease 10 chq no 797
vii/ Tony Bishton new fencing 215 chq no 798
Bank statement 30,848.13 noted by Chair

Next meeting Tues 8/5/18 Meeting ended 21:00

Signed as true by Chair 8/5/2018


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