MINUTES OF FOSDYKE PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD VIA ZOOM ON TUESDAY MARCH 2nd, 2021
Present: Cllr. J. Cropley Chairman
Cllr. C. Cropley Vice – Chair
Cllr. Brookes LCC
Cllr. Cooper BBC
Wendy Depear Parish Clerk
92/20 Public Forum
No members of the public were present.
93/20 Receipts of Declarations of interest in accordance with the requirements of the localism Act 2011
None were received.
94/20 Apologies for absence and the reasons given
Apologies were received from the Police.
95/20 Draft Minutes of the meeting held on February 2nd, 2021 to be approved as the minutes
It was proposed by Cllr. Houssain seconded by Cllr. Heathcote that the minutes be signed.
96/20 Matters Arising
Cllr. C. Cropley reported that potholes have been repaired, repairs to the pothole near Ullyatt’s have been scheduled.
Flooding in the garden in Bell Lane has been reported on fix my street, the council will be updated when the work is scheduled.
97/20 Matters for the Police
There were no matters for the Police.
Cllr. E. Poll – LCC (via email) update on the Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRC’s) from 8th March residents able to take recycling, garden waste on any opening day. Appointments still need to be made.
LALC – Annual Training scheme
Action to be discussed at the April Meeting
Nat – West Current Account balance at 05/02/21 £10,355.26
A Resident by email
Regarding the positioning of the dog bin on the corner of Whitecrossgate and Bell Lane
Cllr. M. Brookes response from Highway’s manager to the resident’s request to relocate the dog waste bin including a copy of correspondence from and to the resident
The matter was discussed thoroughly again. The Clerk reported that she and Becky Shinn from the Borough had walked the area and had discussed if there were any more possibilities. As the matter has been discussed many times it was agreed by all members that the matter was not progressing, and nothing could be achieved by more discussion. The matter was agreed unanimously.
Action a letter be set to Mr. & Mrs Martin explaining the Councils decision
99/20 Financial Matters – cheques paid, and monies received from Feb. 2nd, 2021.
02/03/2021 00345 Staff costs £652.50
It was proposed and seconded that the payment be made.
It was proposed and seconded that the following donations be made.
£500.00 Fosdyke Playing Field Committee
£500.00 to the Village Hall Committee
£50.00 to the Samaritans, The Citizens Advice, Cruse Bereavement, The Butterfly Hospice Trust, Sutterton Surgery Patients Participation fund and Sutterton Food Bank
101/20 Notice Board
Due to the present travel restrictions, the item will be carried forward.
102/20 Fosdyke Parish Council Face Book page
Cllr. Houssain advised that the page is successful and asked if it is possible to post items from the Borough.
103/20 Purchasing a Lap-top
Eurotech innovations has supplied a price for a lap-top of £490.00 which includes office and the set-up charges.
Action the Clerk to contact Eurotech Innovations and ask them to supply
104/20 Matters Raised by Councillors
Cllr. C. Cropley reported the rubbish bin near the Notice Board is rotting at the bottom.
Cllr. Howden asked if its ok to replace some of the dog fouling
Cllr. Howden asked about the Horse sign on Wash Road
Action the Clerk to look into the position.
As the meeting was going into closed session Cllr’s Brookes and Cooper left the meeting at approx. 8.35pm
105/20 To discuss the Clerk’s Salary and hours
Action it was proposed by Cllr. C. Cropley seconded by Cllr. Howden that the Clerk’s hours be increased to 3.5hrs per week and that she receives a 5% pay rise.
There being no further business the meeting closed at approx. 20.45pm
The next meeting will be on Tuesday April 6th, 2021.