January 2022 - Minutes
HEYDOUR, AISBY and OASBY PARISH COUNCIL
Minutes from meeting Tuesday 11 January 2022
Councillors present: C. Cllr Hill and D. Cllr Trotter. Cllrs. Ballaam, Kennedy, Neville, Peace, Taylor and Turner.
In attendance: Clerk to Council, Mrs. R Boden.
One member of the public was present. County Councillor Hill and District Councillor Trotter were present.
Chairman’s welcome and announcements.
The Chairman welcomed everyone to the meeting
PUBLIC FORUM: NONE
PUBLIC COUNCIL SESSION:
22001. DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST.
None were declared.
22002 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE.
All Councillors were present.
22003. APPROVAL OF THE CLERKS NOTES – 2nd NOVEMBER 2021
It was resolved to accept the clerk’s notes of the meeting held on the 2nd November and signed as a true record by the chairman.
22004. UPDATES FROM COUNTY AND DISTRICT COUNCILLORS.
Cllr Trotter had sent an email regarding possible funding sources for the Queen's Jubilee celebrations. Clerk to forward
She then gave a brief review regarding S18/0944. There is to be 8 permanent units and 6 transient units on the site.
The Rural Crimes Team has a new PCSO so a 'face' should be out and about shortly.
Cllr Hill reported that they are aiming for around a 3% rise in Council Tax and will still be 2nd lowest in the Country. Highways had a very large shortfall in its spending and had to dip into reserves. They are now trying to rectify this and are encouraging people to write to their MP's and comment on the campaign 'Fix our Funds to Fix our Roads'. Closer to home the problem with the broken sewerage pipe in Aisby has been fixed.
Adult care is in for a large shake up monetary wise and this will have a knock-on effect of more assessments being requested.
The Omnicrom variant is resulting in higher case numbers but the average time spent in hospital is greatly reduced.
22005 ANGLIAN WATER MAIN, OASBY.
Kier Dawson from Anglian Water attended the meeting and gave a brief overview of the new network that is being built to carry water from the North to the South.
He listened to the concerns of the Councillors regarding heavy traffic and assured everyone that they have their own working corridors and they should not be any extra heavy traffic on the village’s roads.
He appreciated that some of the ditches in Oasby overflow in heavy rain and there is a worry if one of the chambers failed. He did not have exact figures of the volume of water that could potentially escape before the section of chamber was shut down but was willing to request this information and feed it back to the Council.
22006. CLERK’S UPDATE.
Banking has been completed with statements coming through to the correct address. Paperwork for moving to online banking will be signed at the end of the meeting.
Paperwork for Lincolnshire Emergency Planning will be given to the Chair to read through.
The election year was confirmed as 2023.
22007 PLANNING MATTERS.
T21/0013/TPPC2 – Approved 24th November
S21/2062 - Approved
S21/2024 – Refused
S21/2533 – No comments from Council. Clerk to contact SKDC
S18/0944 – PP granted on appeal
After discussion it was resolved to submit the precept to SKDC at the same figure as the previous year - £5,000. Clerk to submit paperwork
22009. FINANCE UPDATE FOR FINANCIAL YEAR 2021/22.
It was resolved to accept the following cheques and for the cheques to be agrees and signed.
|315||BDG Mowing (1927)||£189.00|
|316||BDG Mowing (1952)||£65.00|
|317||R. Grant (Clear View)||£40.00|
R. Boden (month 8+9)
Cheque 318 was filled in incorrectly and destroyed. Cheque stub shows this,
It was resolved that the reconciled balance on account including above was £9,237.74. The reconciled balance sheet was signed by Cllr Peace. The reconciliation of the bank statement numbered 115 and 116 were signed by Cllr Peace.
22010. SYCAMORE TREE TEST.
The contractor will notify the clerk when they are in the area.
22011. QUEEN’S JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS JUNE 2022.
The Millennium Green volunteers are to refurbish the wildflower area, where it has become overgrown and it was agreed that the Parish Council could help with this, as this area is a focal area for the village. D.Cllr Hill to approach the working group
It was still felt that a commemorative tree should be planted. Cllr Neville to carry on investigating.
D. Cllr Trotter has forwarded an email regarding possible funding to the clerk. Clerk to forward
22012. HOLES AND DAMAGE TO ROADWAY AT KINGS STREET.
The potholes have been filled in and it does look better than it was, but the buildup of gravel will not be removed as LCC are trying to use it to slow down vehicles.
Any future problems to be reported on Fix my Street.
22013. VERGE CUTTING – MILL LANE
LCC are due to cut the 1m wide strip 3 times a year and it was decided to keep an eye on the growth and work around LCC. Clerk to carry on looking for contractors.
22014. PLAY EQUIPMENT UPDATE.
The clerk has met with a contractor and is still waiting for costings. Another contractor is to be met this week.
22015. LINCOLNSHIRE EMERGENCY PLANNING.
Paperwork to be given to Chair to read through to see if this is something that the Council may wish to proceed with. Cllr Peace to read.
22016. FIX OUR FUNDS TO FIX OUR ROADS.
Cllr Hill had already spoken about this in his update. Clerk to write to MP
22017.CLERK’S COMPUTER AND PRINTER.
The clerk had produced a report regarding various options, that had been previously distributed. It was resolved that the clerk should go ahead and purchase a computer and printer. Clerk to purchase
The Council resolved that they did not need to move to a closed session to discuss other matters.
22018. DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING.
Wednesday 9th March at Heydour Village Hall, 7pm
There being no further business, the meeting closed at 8.16pm