MINUTES OF FOSDYKE PARISH COUNCIL HELD ON TUESDAY JULY 7TH 2020 AT
7.30PM IN THE MAIN HALL IN THE VILLAGE HALL
Present: Cllr. J. Cropley Chairman
Cllr. C. Cropley Vice – Chair
Wendy Depear Parish Clerk
22/20 Public Forum
There were no members of the public present.
The meeting was carried out with the present Social Distancing regulations.
An email was received regarding the dykes on Wash Road, the Clerk to obtain confirmation regarding the drainage board involved.
Thoughts on the pending Planning Application - the Council cannot act on this until the application has been received by the Council.
23/20 Receipts of Declarations of Interest in accordance with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011
None were received.
24/20 Apologies for absence and the reasons given
Apologies were received from Cllr. Brookes (LCC) and Cllr. Cooper (BBC).
25/20 Draft minutes of the meeting held on February 4th 2020 to be approved as the minutes
It was proposed by Cllr. Howden seconded by Cllr. Heathcote that the minutes be signed.
26/20 Matters Arising
21/20 The streetlight was reported by Cllr. Howden and not Cllr. C. Cropley.
27/20 Matters for the Police
There were no matters for the Police.
Greetings from All Saints, there will be no services for the foreseeable future, but the building will remain open.
BBC – Register of Electors update March 2020
BBC – Register of Electors update April 2020
BBC – Register of Electors update May 2020
BBC – Register of Electors update June 2020
BBC – Register of Electors update July 2020
Lincolnshire Lowland Search and Rescue - request for donation
South Holland Drainage Board – Slip Repair Programme
Andy Gumsley, regarding parking at the Social Club and social distancing
Action – The Clerk responded by email
LALC reminder of outstanding invoices
Action - The Clerk has posted payment
Cruse Bereavement Care - Thank you for donation
Fosdyke Village Hall – Thank you for donation
Butterfly Trust – Thank you for donation
Samaritans – Thank you for donation
Nat West Current Account balance at 03.04.20 £13,966.69
Cllr. Brookes – by email – The Highways Maintenance Contract has been awarded to Balfour Beaty Group Ltd, Colas and WSP and commenced on 1st April, Councillor Brookes still has funds available from the Covid 19 Community Fund
A LCC Community Maintenance Gang will be coming to this are (Boston Rural ) from 7th December to 22nd Jan 2021, with a couple of weeks out for the Christmas period, the type of work they will be covering is overhanging vegetation, cleaning signs, repairs to fencing, renewing existing grips, short lengths of siding work, digging out gullies, hedge trimming etc.
Cllr Brookes – Household Waste recycling to accept more waste types in July
Libraries are also to open
Cllr. Brookes by email - Thank you for the congratulations received regarding his appointment.
Natwest Bank Statement Business Reserve Account at 31.03.20 £12,448.92
29/20 Financial Matters – cheques paid and monies received from February 2020
Payments from February 4th 2020
04/02/20 307 Xmas lights 8.24
04/02/20 308 Playing Field Committee Donation 1500.00
04/02/20 309 Fosdyke Village Hall Donation 500.00
04/02/20 310 Samaritans Donation 50.00
04/02/20 311 Citizens Advice Donation 50.00
04/02/20 312 Cruse Bereavement Donation 50.00
04/02/20 213 Butterfly Hospice Donation 50.00
04/02/20 314 Sutterton Surgery Donation 50.00
04/02/20 315 Cancelled
29/02/20 316 Staff Costs Staff Costs 652.50
31/03/20 317 A. Appleby Grass 90.00
31/03/20 318 W. Depear Expenses 165.21
22/04/20 319 A. Appleby Grass 90.00
15/04/20 320 Mrs. V. Boughton Rent 554.65
22/04/20 321 G. Hay & Son Rent 350.00
21/04/20 D/D SHIDB Rates 88.36
31/03/20 322 AM Appleby Grass 180.00
18/06/20 323 LALC Subs 159.78
20/06/20 324 AM Appleby Grass 180.00
20/06/20 325 Zurich Insurance 228.17
07/07/20 326 LALC Training 29.60
01/04/20 BBC ½ Precept 6000.00
14/04/20 Allotments 622.13
Grass Donation 367.53
It was proposed by Cllr. Heathcote and seconded by Cllr. C. Cropley that the accounts be agreed.
30/20 The Annual Governance Statement was approved
It was proposed by Cllr. Houssain and seconded by Cllr. Howden that the Annual Governance be approved and signed by the Clerk and Chairman, and that the Asset register be revalued during the year.
31/20 It was proposed by Cllr Heathcote seconded by Cllr. Howden that the Certificate of Exemption be signed.
31/20 General Update
32/20 Christmas Tree Lights
Cllr. Houssain to contact the contractor for an updated quote, with the possibility of the lights being ready for this Christmas.
33/20 Information Boards
The Clerk to contact Mr. Glenn to see if there is an update.
34/20 Matters Raised by Councillors.
Cllr. C. Cropley raised the suggestion that Fosdyke Parish Council revert to 6 meetings per year, the suggestion was discussed it was decided to keep the 10 meetings a year as present.
There being no further business the meeting closed at approx. 8.10pm
The next meeting will be on Tuesday September 1st 2020 at 7.30pm