MINUTES OF A MEETING OF FOSDYKE PARISH COUNCIL HELD ON TUESDAY FEBRUARY 7TH 2017
AT 7.30PM IN THE VILLAGE HALL COMMITTEE ROOM
Present: Cllr. J. Cropley Chairman
Cllr. Glenn Vice-Chair
Cllr’s C. Cropley, Pitt
Cllr. Mrs. Wright.
Cllr. Brookes LCC
1 member of the public
Wendy Depear Parish Clerk
013/17 Apologies for absence and the reasons given
Apologies were received from Cllr. Cooper & Cllr. Spencer BCC
014/17 Receipt of Declarations of interest in accordance with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011
None were given
015/17 The Notes of the meeting held on Tuesday January 3rd were read and agreed, it was proposed by Cllr. Glenn seconded by Cllr. Pitt
016/17 Matters Arising
The salt bin has now been sorted.
An anonymous letter has been received regarding the street lights because the letter is anonymous no action can be sanctioned.
The Event quarterly guide to what’s going on in Boston Borough during Jan, Feb & March
LCC – Temporary Road Closure – Whitecross Gate , Fosdyke 3 days during the period 27/02/17 to 19/03/17
LCC – A16 Sutterton from 21/03/17 to 30/03/17 for 2 days during this period
NatWest bank statement No. 1 acc at 30.01.17 £4234.69
018/17 Financial matters
As per the list supplied
019/17 Best Kept Village Competition
The competition was discussed at length Cllr. C. Cropley remarked in these austere times he couldn’t propose the spending of the entrance fee if the majority of the village wasn.t behind the competition. It was proposed by Cllr. Wright seconded by Cllr. Pitt that Cllr. Glenn composes an article asking Mr. Martin to put it in the newsletter
020/17 Fosdyke Newsletter
Cllr. Cropley remarked that he was pleased that the newsletter was continuing to be less contentious. Cllr Glenn was pleased with fewer articles giving the opinion of one person. It was agreed that if the present tone continued it was showing the village in a more positive light.
021/17 Items for discussion at a future meeting.
Cllr. Glenn asked if the Village Hall could be on the Agenda and that discussions need to take place regarding the Clerks Salary. 022/17 to go into closed session.
It was proposed by Cllr. Glenn seconded by Cllr. Pitt that the Council go into closed session to discuss the quotes for the cutting of the grass outside the Village Hall, 3 quotes have been received after deliberation it was proposed by Cllr. Glenn seconded by Cllr. Pitt to accept the quote from Malc Firth Landscapes. The Clerk to contact all who had submitted quotes.
There being no further business the meeting closed at approx. 8.15pm the next meeting will be on Tuesday April 4th at 7.30pm in the Village Hall Committee Room