Present:                                                                   Cllr. J Cropley                     Chairman

                                                                                Cllr. C. Cropley 

                                                                                Cllr. Heathcote 

                                                                                Cllr. Houssain

                                                                                Cllr. Howden

                                                                                Wendy Depear                  Parish Clerk


11/21 Public Forum

No members of the public were present.


12/21 To receive nominations for and to appoint a Chairman

It was proposed by Cllr. Houssain and seconded by Cllr. Heathcote that Cllr. J. Cropley remains as Chairman.


13/21 To receive nominations for and to appoint a Vice-Chairman

It was proposed by Cllr. Houssain and seconded by Cllr. C. Cropley that Cllr. Howden be appointed Vice-Chairman.


14/21 Clerks Report


15/21 Receipt of declarations of interest in accordance with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011

None were received.


16/21 Apologies for absence and the reasons given

Apologies were received from Cllr. Brookes (LCC)

Cllr. Cooper (BBC) and the Police


17/21 Matters for the Police

None were received.


18/21 Draft Minutes of the Meeting held on April 6th, 2021 to be approved as the minutes

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


19/21 Matters Arising

There were no matters arising.


20/21 Correspondence

BBC – Register of Electors Notice of Alteration April 2021

Cllr. Brookes Citizens Advice – EU Settlement Scheme

A Resident regarding overhanging hedges at 47, Old Main Road and evergreens overhanging the A17 side of their yard.

Action Cllr. J. Cropley checked 47 Old Main following the meeting and it had been trimmed

Forwarded by Cllr. Brookes from Lincs Highways – Horse Warning Sign Request

Action Cllr. Howden is to visit the resident who made the request and explain the situation

A resident regarding motorcycles racing along the Boston South side of the Riverbank

Cllrs to forward their thoughts to the Clerk

A resident by email regarding the Children’s Play Area

Action the Clerk contacted Cllr. C. Cropley who represents Fosdyke Parish Council on the Playing Field Committee Cllr. C. Cropley contacted the Playing Field Chairman regarding the email and is to arrange a work party

NatWest Bank Current Account at May 5th 2021 £13,426.81

Butterfly Hospice Thanks for donation

Cruse Bereavement thanks for donation.

Fosdyke Playing Field Committee thanks for donation

Fix my Street from Cllr. C. Cropley reporting fly tipping on Old Mill Lane


22/21 Financial Matters – cheques paid and monies received from April 6th 2021

Cheque No.                                             Payee                             Detail                                                    Amount

358                                                         AM Appleby                     Grass Cutting                                       360.00

359                                                         Mrs V. Boughton              Rent                                                      554.65

360                                                         G. Hay & Sons                 Rent                                                      350.00        


22/21 Matters raised by Cllr’s

Due to the delay in the date May meeting the Clerk asked if members were happy to have the June meeting on June 1st Cllr’s agreed unanimously.


There being no further business the meeting closed at approx. 8.15pm.

The next meeting will be on Tuesday June 1st, 2021 at 7.45pm in the Main Hall at the Village Hall