Cllr. J. Cropley                         Chairman



Cllr. Glenn                                Vice – Chairman



Cllr’s C. Cropley & Pitt



Cllr. M. Cooper                        BBC



PCSO  Jarred Carson Davies



Wendy Depear                        Clerk



5 members of the public

Public Forum

Mr. Martin was not recording, but was asked.

Issues were raised about a business being run from a private dwelling


101/16 Apologies for absence and the reasons given.

Apologies were received from Cllr. Mrs. Wright and Cllr. Brookes LCC


102/16 Receipt of Declarations of interest in accordance with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011

None were given


103/16 The notes of the meeting held on November 1st were read and agreed it was proposed by Cllr.Glenn and seconded by Cllr. Pitt that they be recorded as the minutes.


104/16 Matters Arising


105/16 Matters for the Police

CPSO Carson Davies reported no incidents have been reported since the last meeting. One family are causing unnecessary trouble,not stopping, throwing rubbish litter, and dogs running free. 

CPSO Carson Davies left the meeting.


106/16 Correspondence

BBC – Transformation Programme working with Parishes. To be discussed as an Agenda item.

LCC – Temporary Traffic Restriction – SuttertonRoundabout from 03/01/17 to 31/03/17 

LCC – Stamped copy of consent for Salt Bin

Lloyds Bank – Balance on Friendship Account at October 27th 2016

Nat West Bank – Statement on Current Account to November 4th 2016 - £4676.14

BBC – Electoral Register 2016-2017

Clerk & Councils Direct


107/16 Financial Matters

The list was issued to Cllr’s.


108/16 Speeding Issues

The speeding issues in the village were discussed it was suggested that a request be made to extend the 30mph speed limit to the Villa Farm roadway. The Clerk to make a request, the junction at White Cross Gate and Mill Lane to be reported to highways.


109/16 Draft Budget

The draft budget prepared by Cllr. Glenn was circulated and discussed. It was suggested that the normal grant paid to the Church would not be paid min 2017/18 as the Parish Council will now be responsible for maintaining the Churchyard. It was proposed and agreed that the figures as per the attached sheet be adopted as the 2017/18 budget. 

LCC have agreed that we can maintain the area outside of the Village Hall. The Parish Council are trying to obtain quotes for the cutting of the grass outside the village hall, including the 2 small pieces.


110/16 Boston Borough Council Transformation Programme – working with the Parishes. It was proposed by Cllr. Glenn and seconded by Cllr. C. Cropley that the Clerk signs the relevant form.


111/16 Items for discussion at a future meeting.

It was agreed to write a letter of thanks to John Ulyatt for his help by supplying the teleporter to decorate the Xmas tree, the decorations are to be removed on Jan. 7th 2017 It was reported that Geoff’s seat is in need of repair, Cllr. J. Cropley is to deal with the matter.



There being no further business the meeting closed at approx. 20.25pm the next meeting will be on January 3rd 2017 at 7.30pm in the Village Hall Committee Room