MINUTES OF A FULL MEETING OF YATTON KEYNELL PARISH COUNCIL
Monday 7th November 2016
Present: Cllr A Parker (Chair), Cllr. M Crookall, Cllr. C. Grainger, Cllr. M Green, Cllr S Hayward, Cllr. J. Skinner, Cllr R Whittaker, and Ian Plowman (Clerk)
Apologies: Cllr K Jones, Cllr. F. Plowman, Cllr Baroness J Scott of By Brook OBE
Also Present: Two Members of the public
1. PUBLIC GALLERY
Two members of the public attended.
2. REGISTER OF INTERESTS
Cllr S Hayward – Planning Consulted Neighbour
3. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Cllr K Jones, Cllr F Plowman – attending Chippenham Area Board on behalf of the Parish Council, Cllr Baroness J Scott of By Brook OBE
4. MINUTES OF THE LAST PARISH COUNCIL
Minutes of the Meetings – 3rd October 2016
Signed By: Cllr A Parker
5. REGISTER OF ACTION
Surgery Footpath – Area has been sprayed, will be levelled soon and seeded in the spring
War Memorial – Press release agreed
Clarks Leaze Play area – Other Funding sources to be sought, including Tesco Carrier Bags scheme.
Footpath behind The Manor – Clerk to contact Cotswold Wardens and prepare a Community Benefit Fund application.
School Traffic control – meeting between Governor, Chairman & Cllr Scott was postponed and needs to be rearranged.
Chair had discussed the request for the Fete Committee to publish the amount distributed to village organizations with the committee chair, request was declined.
Parish Council have been notified of the following decisions by CATG
CATG 4546 – Grittleton Road, Yatton Keynell – relocate 30 mph speed limit on Grittleton Road approx 100 metres to the north to the village boundary sign. Chippenham Area Board agreed that this request be closed; the length in question does not meet the necessary criteria for 30mph extension due to the lack of frontage development.
CATG 4731 – The Street Yatton Keynell (road to Grittleton) Request for speed camera or illuminated sign indicating drivers speed. SID now being deployed in Yatton Keynell and this includes The Street. CATG agreed that there was no further action required at this time.
CATG 4599 – B4039 Tiddlywink – Request for footway link between Tiddlywink and Yatton Keynell. Request not supported by Yatton Keynell Parish Council. CATG Recommendation – Chippenham Area Board to note this request will be closed with no further action as it is not supported by the Parish Council.
CATG 4598 – B4039 Tiddlywink – Request for ‘SLOW’ sign on bend (for eastbound traffic) and reduction in speed limit from 40mph to 30mph. Parish Council support but request metro-count. Wiltshire Council to arrange for Metro Count to be carried out.
16/10179/TCA – 22 The Street – Fell 1 Prunus – Support
Sale of Property Clarks Leaze – Noted – No comment
Clerk was contacted by Persimmons with regards to the land to rear of Farrells Field – The Council’s view has not changed since this was last raised – November 2014, Clerk to invite Persimmons to January meeting.
16/07431/FUL – Change of Use of Agricultural Land to Tourist Use and erection of 5 Holiday Lodges, Land at Brooms Farm, Wiltshire Council officers have approved the application despite the Parish Council’s request to call in the application. Chairman to write to Cllr Scott expressing the Parish Council’s disappointment that the call in was not completed properly.
7. CLERK & FINANCE
I J Plowman – £179.60 – Clerk Salary & Expenses
J Bruce Scott – £ 520 – Village Maintenance
Complete Weed Control – £712.80 – Weed Spraying
Duncan Joyce – £216.00 – Payroll Services – Replacement Cheque
J Skinner – £98.44 – Harvest BBQ
M P Singer – £413.14 – Installation of Canopy Posts
8. COUNCILLORS QUESTIONS AND ITEMS FOR FUTURE MEETINGS
Surgery Footpath lighting, Clerk had received a comment from a member of the public concerning the level of lighting. Level of lighting was considered adequate with two street lights and PIR lights on the surgery.
Christmas Tree it was agreed post meeting to purchase a large Christmas Tree for the Market Cross.
Meeting Closed 20:00
Next meeting: 5th December 2016