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Minutes of meeting March 11th 2014

Minsterley Parish Council

Chair G M Rogers

MINUTES TUES 11th Mar 2014 7pm Mar14

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

D Leeson (clerk) + 3 residents

1/ Open Forum
Residents from the Grove came for an update on flood solution after the meeting with the MP. No further information was available. TB was not present and it was decided to proceed with meeting and discuss as per standing orders.
TB joined the meeting after minutes agreed and the meeting was suspended to enable TB to update residents with current position. TB left the meeting due to illness.
Clerk Read out Police report 1 Crim damage, 2 Burglary, 3 Vehicle, 2 RTA, 4 ASB.

2/ Apologies

M Davies not attended family commitment.

3/ Dispensations/Interests Co Option

GR Shropshire Council school
GB Parish Hall

4/ Minutes of Feb meeting

Signed as true by Chair (GR) Proposed by RJ seconded BB
*Standing orders suspended while TB gave flood report, then resumed when he left*

5/ Parish Property

a) Square
Clerk still not had confirmation from Muller that they are able to contribute to the purchase of a new notice board. He would continue to pursue(Act Clerk)

b) Playing field

c) Street lights

Highway light outside Crown & Sceptre always on.
(Act Clerk)

d) Footpaths
Fallen trees across Grove path cleared.

e) Play areas

R Parry had not responded to request for repairs Clerk to contact again.
(Act Clerk) The Callow lane play area is to be planted shortly by MCAP.
The litter bin in the playground was full. GR had made enquiries and not on list to be emptied. He has had it emptied and asked the care taker to ensure it is emptied when he does his playground inspection.

6/ Shropshire Council

a) Highways
Pot hole in horsebridge rd still not repaired. GR said we should ask for a litter pick in village especially Callow Lane rom Hawthorn rd to quarry entrance.
RJ said there had been issues with a lorry exiting New Farm having problems with cars parked on a488 at end of school. GR said school was aware of issue he will take up with governors.
It was noted that the new layout of the a448a5 roundabout was causing congestion. Letter to highways agency. (Act Clerk)

b) Footpaths
Minsterley Pontesbury path progressing

c) Flooding
Discussed in open forum, new PM Keith Perry appears to have a different solution, but still o work carried out. No news from MP clerk to contact (Act Clerk)

7/ Planning
Farm construction bank farm,12 callow cres lop oak both no comments

8/Payments to be made

i/ Clerks agreed expenses 96.20 chq No 851
ii/ Clerks Pay 4th QTR 540.00 chq No 852
iii/ HMRC PAYE 4th QTR 360.00 chq No 853
iv/ R Edwards contract cleaning 4th QTR 650.00 chq No 854
v/ Shrewsbury Town Council Grass cutting 1006.55 chq No855
vi/ Potters Electrical street light repair 1717 chq No856
vii/ Minsterley Methodist Hall hire 20 chq No857
viii/Shropshire Council Light Elec 4th QTR 815.77 chq no858

Accts to date noted by Chair.
Chair asked that we confirm budget of 1000 for repairs to hall 2014-15 in April.


Clerk read out corres, - BT phone box to be removed.


Meeting ended 20:25

Signed as true by Chair 8/4/2014


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