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East Winch Parish Council

 

Minute Number 8/19

Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on Monday 29 July 2019

Attendance - Parish Councillors :-  Mrs N Steele, Mr K Harrod,  Mr M Place, Mr A Yarham and Mr D Wright 

Apologies Mr N Velzebore

In attendance – Mr R Pannell (Clerk)

 

01  The Chair opened the meeting at 7.30 pm and welcomed all those in attendance.

 

02  There were no declarations of interest from members present.

 

03  Planning Applications

      19/01175/F – Alterations and extension to enlarge kitchen, create additional bedrooms and an Annex at Brookfield, Main Road,  West Bilney

After discussion Council agreed there were No Objections to this application.


      19/01215/PACUS – Notification for prior approval for change of use of agricultural building to dwelling. Church Farm Barn, Main Road, West Bilney

After discussion Council agreed there were No Objections to this application.


Council to note: 19/00927/F – Two storey side and rear extension 16 Lancaster Way – Application Permitted.

 

04     Urgent A O B items

       Council approved the following payments.

       Chq No 100279 – Juliette Banwell Play Area Grass Cutting            £80.00

       HMRC Clerks Tax (April/May/June 19)   Authorization to pay       £167.40

 

       Bus Shelter update

       The Clerk reported that he had now received £3050 from the insurers for the replacement of the  Shelter.  The issue of type of replacement was then discussed. The options were replace on a like for like basis or a new style of shelter. By a majority of 3 to 2 Council chose to replace on a like for like  basis. Clerk to make the necessary arrangements.

 

Playing Field Seat update

The Clerk advised Council that the seat was on order and that the Vice Chair had agreed to take delivery and install.  

 

05     Date of next meeting - Monday 2 September 2019 at the Village Hall commencing at 7.30pm

 

There being no other business the Chair thanked all for attendance and closed the meeting at 8.02 pm




East Winch Parish Council 

Minute Number 8/19

Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on Monday 29 July 2019

Attendance - Parish Councillors :-  Mrs N Steele, Mr K Harrod,  Mr M Place, Mr A Yarham and Mr D Wright 

Apologies Mr N Velzebore

In attendance – Mr R Pannell (Clerk)

 

01  The Chair opened the meeting at 7.30 pm and welcomed all those in attendance.

02  There were no declarations of interest from members present. 

03  Planning Applications

      19/01175/F – Alterations and extension to enlarge kitchen, create additional bedrooms and an Annex at Brookfield, Main Road,  West Bilney

After discussion Council agreed there were No Objections to this application.

      19/01215/PACUS – Notification for prior approval for change of use of agricultural building to dwelling. Church Farm Barn, Main Road, West Bilney

After discussion Council agreed there were No Objections to this application.

Council to note: 19/00927/F – Two storey side and rear extension 16 Lancaster Way – Application Permitted.

 

04     Urgent A O B items

       Council approved the following payments.

       Chq No 100279 – Juliette Banwell Play Area Grass Cutting            £80.00

       HMRC Clerks Tax (April/May/June 19)   Authorization to pay       £167.40

 

       Bus Shelter update

       The Clerk reported that he had now received £3050 from the insurers for the replacement of the  Shelter.  The issue of type of replacement was then discussed. The options were replace on a like for like basis or a new style of shelter. By a majority of 3 to 2 Council chose to replace on a like for like  basis. Clerk to make the necessary arrangements.

 

Playing Field Seat update

The Clerk advised Council that the seat was on order and that the Vice Chair had agreed to take delivery and install.  

 

05     Date of next meeting - Monday 2 September 2019 at the Village Hall commencing at 7.30pm

 

 

There being no other business the Chair thanked all for attendance and closed the meeting at 8.02 pm




Minute Number 7/19

Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on Monday 8 July 2019

Attendance - Parish Councillors :-  Mrs N Steele, Mr K Harrod, Mr M Place, Mr N Velzeboer and
Mr D Wright

Apologies :- Mr A Yarham.

In attendance – Cllr C Manning, Mr R Pannell (Clerk) and 2 Parishioner

 

01  The Chair opened the meeting at 7.30 pm and welcomed all those in attendance.


02  There were no declarations of interest from members present

 

03  Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on Wednesday 9 May, 29 May and

      17 June 2019 were approved as a true record and signed by the Chair.

 

04  Matters arising from the Parish Council Meetings held on Wednesday 9 May, 29 May and 17 June 2019

Defibrillator – Chair reported on progress with RSPCA. They are prepared to pay for the Defibrillator (£600) and asked Council to consider paying for the cabinet to house it and the installation costs. Council agreed to this (Cabinet cost Approx. £500) and installation at normal rates for electrician. Mr Harrod agreed to arrange and advise Council of the costs involved. The Chair agreed to approach the RSPCA about arranging training. 

Village Sports Coordinator and Village Games -  Chair apologized for not being able to report at this time. To remain on agenda for next meeting.

Dykes and hedges along Station Terrace – Clerk reported that it had been requested to go on the Rangers work list. It would appear that it was not actioned.

Speed Monitoring Team – Chair reported that 8 parishioners had volunteered and that one of them had  agreed to co-ordinate the project. She would report further at the next meeting.

Advertise for candidates to co-opt as Councillors – Notice had been shown on the notice boards and Clerk apologized for not giving a copy to the Webmaster. (Now done)


05  Open Forum for Parishioners

A Parishioner was concerned about the  pathway from Holland House through to the bridleway where corn and potato crops were blocking it. Concern was also expressed about the spraying of the crops as a safety issue. The Chair agreed to follow this up with a staff member of Sibelco and request help to resolve the issue. Note – The County and Borough Council should enforce the regulations to keep the pathways at least two metres wide and free of crops but past experience indicates that they are reluctant to enforce them.


06  Reports and information from County and Borough Council

Borough Councillor Manning outlined his experience as both a Parish and Borough Councillor.

He is currently Vice-Chair of the Borough Standards Board and a member of the Planning Committee.

He has been appointed as a representative on both the Sibelco Liaison Committee and The Police/Crime Panel.

He outlined the current position regarding the proposal of two cinemas in the Corn Exchange and also the CLIK building problems where some form of enquiry is likely. There is also the appointment required for a new Chief Executive to replace Ray Harding which is most probably going to be an  “in house” appointment.

 

07  Village Hall 

Mr Harrod advised that the usage of the hall was much the same as the previous year. He also advised Council that he will resign as Chair of the Committee at the end of the current year (March 2020)

 

08   Playing Field

Update on recent investigations – The Borough Council have approved the bench seat picnic table with the location to be finally agreed but to be away from the bungalows and near the gate. Clerk to proceed with the order. Mr Harrod agreed to supply a map of the location.

A group of parishioners have formed a Friends of East Winch and West Bilney to promote the development of the play area in Town Close and encourage recreational and outdoor play.The Chair will request a meeting to discuss how this is to be conducted.


09  Risk Assessment Inspection – Mr Harrod  reported for May/June 2019 Inspection. One point raised was the damaged light fixture near the post office corner which had been replaced and was awaiting a power supply has been damaged again. Clerk to follow up.

 

10  Silica Sand – nothing to report

 

11   Planning Matters

       C/2/2018/2016 – Public Right of Way Consultation, East Winch Public Bridleway No 1 and East Winch Public Footpath No 2. After discussion Council agreed there was No Objection to the proposals.

       19/01086/F – Removal of Condition 1 of planning permission 15/00926/F at 3 Bilney Barns, Paws Lane, West Bilney. After discussion Council agreed there were No Objection by a majority of 3-2.

Council to Note

       17/01914/F – The Lodge Cottage, Main Road West Bilney – Erection of Storage Building - Application Permitted

       C/2/2013/2020 - Variation of Conditions – Extraction of Carstone to 17 October 2026 Permitted

 

12   Highway matters

Bus Shelter – Clerk explained that he was still waiting for an answer from the insurers

Concrete waste dumped near telephone kiosk – Although this had been reported Mr Wright advised that it was still there. Clerk will follow up.

Costs for path to the post office – cost still awaited  from Highways Engineer

Broken post on TROD – Cllr Manning agreed to follow this up.


13   Correspondence received since last meeting

       Norfolk ALC Bulletin 12/6

       RSN Rural Funding Digest June edition

       CANS Training and Funding and Newsletter May and June

       Rural Bulletin 21/5, 4/6 and 11/6

       Children Half Term Holiday Activities

       SNAP Engagement Surgeries

       Norwich western Link update

       Police Newsletter May and June 2019

       West Norfolk Early Help Bulletin and Directory June 2019

       Temporary Closure of East Winch Road

       Bid Letter ref. Parish Partnership 2020/2021

       West Norfolk Service Directory July 19

West Norfolk Early Help Bulletin July 19

 

14  Street lighting matters

As a result of the change of lights the electricity costs have reduced by some 40% (£110 to £65) We still have a credit outstanding of some £63 at July having made no payments since March 2019.

Mr Place agreed that he, together with Mr Yarham, have still to do an analysis of the A47 Street Lights.

 

15  Finance

      The Financial analysis to 30 June 2019 was approved by Council

 

      Council approved the payments

      June Cheques

      Chq No 100274 -  Roger Bland (Village cleaning of seats etc)             £35.16

      Chq No 100275 – Juliette Banwell (Play Area Grass Cut June 19)      £80.00

      Chq No 100276 – R Pannell Clerks sal/exp (June 2019)                      £278.05

      Chq No 100277 – BCKLWN Election re-charges                                £95.74

      Chq No 100278 – Westcotec St Light Maintenance (Jun/Jul 19)         £35.16

 

16  Any Other Business     

Presentation on Free Home Fire Risk Checks and Smoke Detectors to be arranged. Clerk working with Fire service to agree date

Mr Place was concerned that the property adjacent to Queensway Garage site had removed hedges without authorization and requested that it should be an agenda item at the next full meeting of Council

 

17   Date of next meeting – Monday 2 September 2019 at the Village Hall commencing at 7.30pm


There being no other business the Chair thanked all for attendance and closed the meeting at 8.57 pm

 

THE PUBLIC AND PRESS ARE WARMLY INVITED TO ATTEND

Clerk to the Council

Mr R Pannel

21 Baldwin Road

Kings Lynn

Tel. 01553 775724