Parish Council Meeting – Minutes 14th May 2018

Yatton Keynell Parish Council
MINUTES OF A FULL MEETING OF YATTON KEYNELL PARISH COUNCIL

Monday 14th May 2018

Present: Cllr A Parker (Chair), Cllr. M Crookall, Cllr. C. Grainger, Cllr. F. Plowman, Cllr K Jones, and Ian Plowman (Clerk)
Apologies: Cllr. M Green, Cllr R Whittaker
Also Present: 3 Members of the public

1. PUBLIC GALLERY
Melodie Woodcock introduced herself to the council and was unanimously co-opted to serve on the Parish Council.

2. REGISTER OF INTERESTS
Cllr F Plowman – Clerk’s Salary

3. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Cllr M Green, Cllr R Whittaker granted a further sabbatical of three months.

4. MINUTES OF THE LAST PARISH COUNCIL
Minutes of the Meetings – 9th April 2018
Signed By: Cllr A Parker

5. REGISTER OF ACTION
PCC have been given copies of NALC articles, we await their response.
Clarks Leaze play area, Clerk to ask J Bruce Scott for an estimate to repair or replace the fence.
Parish Steward to be asked to treat the weeds throughout the village on his June visit.

6. PLANNING
18/03236/106 – Discharge of Sct 106 planning obligation for planning permission N/02/01554/COU – Springfield Farm, Yatton Keynell, SN14 7JZ
Support

18/03007/FUL – Full Planning Permission for Groundworks and Drainage Proposals – Land south East of Jnct 17 of M4 Motorway.
Object – This application, if granted, pre-empts any debate over the future full application for the site and should therefore not be granted. It was noted that WS Atkins, a prime engineering consultant to Wiltshire County, have a financial interest in the work associated with this application

7. CLERK & FINANCE
Insurance – It was agreed to renew with Came & Company with the Insurer – Inspire/AXA, Clerk to see if a further reduction in the three year LTA could be negotiated. Post meeting no further reduction was obtained.

Payments Authorised:
I J Plowman – £ 160.25 – Salary April & Expenses

Duncan Joyce & Associates – £216.00 (£180.00 +VAT) – Payroll services 2017/18
J Bruce – Scott – £696.00 – Village Maintenance

YKRA – £1,200.00 – Community Benefit Fund
Came & Company – £355.52 – Insurance renewal

Clerk’s salary: It was agreed to increase the pay of the clerk from 16th August 2017 to spine point 25 (£11.777 per hour, NALC April 2017 scale) and to spine point 26 (£12.404 per hour), NALC April 2018 scale) from 16th August 2018.

8. COUNCILLORS QUESTIONS AND ITEMS FOR FUTURE MEETINGS
Telephone Box needs some minor repairs JC Bruce Scott to be asked.

Meeting Closed 20:25
Next meeting: Monday 4th June 2018