Yatton Keynell Parish Council
MINUTES OF A FULL MEETING OF YATTON KEYNELL PARISH COUNCIL
Monday 5th September 2016
Present: Cllr A Parker (Chair), Cllr. M Crookall, Cllr. C. Grainger, Cllr K Jones, Cllr. F. Plowman, Cllr. J. Skinner, and Ian Plowman (Clerk)
Apologies: Cllr. M Green, Cllr S Hayward, Cllr R Whittaker, Cllr Baroness J Scott of By Brook OBE
Also Present: 6 Members of the public
1. PUBLIC GALLERY
Six member of the public attended.
Concern was expressed by two residents from West Yatton that the noise from the Circuit had increased due to noise being reflected by the solar panels. Clerk to contact Castle Combe PC to see if they have had any similar reports.
A resident queried the noise testing regulations for Motor Bikes at the Circuit. Clerk to contact Environmental Health to see what noise monitoring they have carried out this year.
2. REGISTER OF INTERESTS
Cllr M Crookall – Planning – The Stone Barn Homefields – Consulted Neighbour
3. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Cllr M Green, Cllr S Hayward, Cllr R Whittaker, Cllr Baroness J Scott of By Brook OBE
4. MINUTES OF THE LAST PARISH COUNCIL
Minutes of the Meetings – 1st August 2016
Signed By: Cllr A Parker
5. REGISTER OF ACTION
Surgery Footpath – following advice it was proposed that the area should be grass seeded rather than turfed. Majority Decision (4 for 2 against) to award contract to Green Shoots for £785.
War Memorial – Cllr Plowman to prepare press release and circulate, to invite designs and funding.
Community Speedwatch – Clerk will include request for volunteers in Honeycomb report
Community Benefit Fund
By Brook Valley School – YKRA School Entrance, presentation made by David Else (FOBV)
Church AV System – Clerk to request update, this was provided post meeting by Cllr Skinner
Village Hall Canopy – Clerk to seek quotes for re installing the posts
16/07188/LBC – Installation of three conservation roof windows, The Stone Barn Homefields. No Objections – Unanimous Decision
16/07431/FUL – Change of Use of Agricultural Land to Tourist Use and erection of 5 Holiday Lodges, Land at Brooms Farm, Object – Unanimous Decision
The Council has seen nothing in the planning application compared to the previous application 15/03150/FUL which was refused by Wiltshire council, for it to change its view.
The original objection was: The proposed fishing lets would cause a visual impact on the area, and that the access lane to the pond is unsuitable for a larger volume of traffic.
The Council request that Cllr Baroness Scott call in the Planning Application
7. CLERK & FINANCE
I J Plowman – £162.60 – Clerk Salary & Expenses
J Bruce Scott – £705.00 – Village Maintenance
Stumpbusters – £300 – Stump Grinding surgery Footpath
Chippenham Town Council – £288.00 Community Benefit Fund
Duncan Joyce – £216.00 – Payroll Services
8. COUNCILLORS QUESTIONS AND ITEMS FOR FUTURE MEETINGS
Residents at Clarkes Leaze, 21 – 30 have emailed the Clerk concerning parking on Grittleton Road and the lack of parking spaces. The proposed solutions by the residents were deemed to be impractical and outside of the area of responsibility of the Parish council
Meeting Closed 20:20
Next meeting: 3rd October 2016