MINUTES OF FOSDYKE PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY JUNE 6TH 2017 AT
7.30PM IN THE VILLAGE HALL MEETING ROOM
Present: Cllr. J. Cropley Chairman
Cllr. M. Pitt
Cllr. C. Cropley
Cllr. Mrs. Wright
Cllr. M. Brookes LCC
PCSO Neil Williams
Wendy Depear Parish Clerk
3 members of the public
The grass outside the Old Post office was discussed - the Clerk is aware of the problem and has spoken with the contractor.
44/17 Apologies for absence and the reasons given
Apologies were received and the reasons accepted from Cllr. Glenn
45/17 The Minutes
The draft minutes of the meeting held on May 2nd 2017 were read and agreed, it was proposed by Cllr. Pitt seconded by Cllr Mrs. Wright that they be accepted as a true record.
46/17 Matters Arising
There were no matters arising.
47/17 Matters for the Police
PCSO Williams reported 2 incidents - theft form a shed (26th May) and the theft of diesel (27th May) in White Cross Gate and Hiltons Lane. PCSO Williams left the meeting at 7.40pm
BSE & ESouth @ Lincolnshire.gov.uk LCC will make a payment of £111.67 towards the Highway grass cutting.
George Hay & sons – change of address for rental payments.
George Bernard BBC – ref Environmental Enforcement regarding the enforcement officers who are now employed.
Martyn Hayes – playing Field Committee.
Salway & Wright - confirmation regarding the Clerk’s Tax affairs.
49/17 Financial Matters
The Annual Governance was agreed and signed by the Chairman and Cllr. J. Cropley as a true statement.
50/17 Cheques paid and monies received from May 2nd 2017
208 PD Cooper Internal Audit £50.00
209 M. Firth Landscapes
51/17 To approve the Accounts for the year to March 31st 2017
The Clerk distributed the accounts to members after the Clerk explained details, it was proposed by Cllr. Cllr. C. Cropley seconded by Cllr. Mrs. Wright that the Chairman sign the Annual Return.
Cllr. C. Cropley explained that a defibrillator would be of benefit to the Village and was being organised by the Community Heartbeat Trust. They would supply the defibrillator and box, electricity has to be available to maintain the defibrillator at the correct temperature.
Cllr. Pitt had not read the email from Cllr. Cropley who agreed to re-send, it was proposed by Cllr. C. Cropley and seconded by Cllr. Mrs. Wright that the Clerk write to the Village Hall Committee to request permission for the box to be installed on the wall of the Village Hall.
53/17 Speeding through the village
The Clerk has contacted Martyn Hayes Chairman of the Playing Field Committee, who has replied (ref Correspondence) that the matter will be brought up at the next meeting.
54/17 Grass Cutting.
To be discussed again at the July meeting.
55/17 Items for discussion at a future meeting
The advance road signs on the A16/A17 were discussed - it appears they give information which conflicts with the road signs. The Clerk to email Highways.
Cllr’s J. Cropley & M. Pitt to have a village walk and to then report on pot-holes
There being no further business the meeting closed at approx. 8.05pm.
The next meeting will be held on Tuesday July 4th at 7.30pm in the Village Hall Committee Room