Present:                 Cllr. J. Cropley                                    Chairman

                                Cllr. C. Cropley                                   Vice- Chair

                                Cllr. Houssain

                                Cllr. Cooper                                        BBC

                                Cllr. Brookes                                       LCC

                                2 members of the public

                                Wendy Depear                                  Parish Clerk


56/19 Public Forum

There were no items for the public forum.


57/19 Receipt of Declarations of Interest in accordance with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011

None were received.


58/19 Apologies for Absence and the reasons given

Apologies were received from Cllr. Howden.


59/19 Draft minutes of the meeting held on May 7th to be approved as the minutes

It was proposed by Cllr. C. Cropley seconded by Cllr. Houssain that the minutes be signed.


60/19 Matters Arising

There were no matters arising.


61/19 Correspondence

Samaritans - Thanks for donation

Denis Glenn (By email) asking if the Council are happy for him to represent Fosdyke Parish Council on the Sir Thomas Middlecott Almshouse Charity.  The nominee does not have to be a member of the Council.

Action Fosdyke Parish Council are happy for Mr. Glenn to continue, the Clerk to confirm the decision with the Clerk to the Charity

Cllr. Howden details of the proposed location for passive signs.

Parish Newsletter forwarded to all members.


62/19 Financial Matters  

No Financial activity has taken place from May 7th, 2019.


63/19 Information Boards

Denis Glenn is still involved with the information boards, he will confirm the pictures when he returns from holiday, the pictures for the fens board are proving more difficult.

Action Mr. Glenn to visit the Spalding Company to see if it’s possible to reproduce the Surfleet Fens board for Fosdyke.


64/19 Speeding 

The Clerk has completed the application for positioning the 30mph passive signs, once the signs are delivered, they will be erected as soon as possible.


65/19 Speeding on the A17

Questions have been asked about the Speed Camera on the bridge, it has been reported from LCC that all speed cameras are to be updated.


65/19 Matters raised by Councillors

Cllr. C. Cropley reported a hedge overhanging the footpath on Old Main Road, making it difficult when walking with a buggy.

Cllr. C. Cropley reported that he is looking into the possibility of starting a Village Orchard on the grass outside the Village Hall, this would require a committee to be formed.

Thanks, were given to Cllr. C. Cropley for his work on the Notice Board.


66/19 To go into closed session

After discussion it was proposed by Cllr. Houssain seconded by Cllr. C. Cropley that Martin Heathcote be co-opted to Fosdyke Parish Council.

Action the Clerk to inform Mr. Heathcote


There being no further business the meeting closed at approx. 8.00pm, the next meeting will be on Tuesday July 2nd 2019 at 7.30pm in the Village Hall Committee Room.