MINUTES OF A FULL MEETING OF YATTON KEYNELL PARISH COUNCIL
Monday 7th March 2016
Present: Cllr. A. Parker (Chair), Cllr. J. Skinner, Cllr. M Crookall, Cllr. C. Grainger, Cllr. S Hayward, Cllr. F. Plowman, and Ian Plowman (Clerk)
Apologies: Cllr. M Green, Cllr. K Jones,
Also Present: Four Members of the public
The Chairman announced that Cllr M Hayward had submitted his resignation from the Parish Council with immediate effect. The Chairman thanked Mark for his service. Clerk to advertise the casual vacancy.
Resident of Tiddleywink, enquired about the Vehicle Activated Sign project, Chairman confirmed that this would not be going ahead as such signs were not permitted by Wiltshire Council.
2.APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Cllr. M Green, Cllr. K Jones
3.REGISTER OF INTERESTS
4.MINUTES OF THE LAST PARISH COUNCIL
Minutes of the Meetings – 1st February 2016
Signed By Cllr. A Parker
5.REGISTER OF ACTIONS
Footpath Surgery to Biddestone Lane tree felling now scheduled for early April
Speed Indicator Devices (SIDS), Chippenham Town Council have offered a service to operate the devices for £120 per visit (14 day period). It was unanimously agreed to arrange for 4 visits during the 2016/17 at a cost of £480 to be funded by the Community Benefit Fund. Clerk to contact Chippenham Town Council to make arrangements.
Works to Trees in a Conservation Area – 5 Coopers Meadow – 16/01394/TCA
Certificate of Lawfulness – Southview Grittleton Road– 16/00969/CLE
Supported – subject to the following comment: Not to be used in future for development
Proposed Detached Single Garage with Attached Store & Improvements to Existing Rear Access to Highway – Southview Grittleton Road- 16/00967/FUL
Clerk reported on two meetings he had attended, Castle Combe Circuit Parish Liaison meeting also attended by Castle Combe Parish Council. Date of next meeting 13th June and the Chippenham Community Area Parish Forum date of next meeting 4th May
Transparency Code for Smaller Authorities – Clerk to ensure that the council are compliant.
I J Plowman – Clerk Salary – £130.20
HM Revenue & Customs – Payroll Deduction – £32.40
YKRA – Hire of Meeting Room – £120
YKRA – Community Benefit Fund – £12,500
Shade Sails Ltd – Community Benefit Fund – £3,595.20 – Deposit
J Bruce Scott – £1,000 – Market Cross Memorial Trees
Quotation form JC Bruce Scott for grass cutting & maintenance was accepted.
Clerk to write to Chippenham Without Parish Council to ask for a contribution towards maintenance of The Long Stone
Parish Involvement Meeting – Chippenham April 19th Clerk to attend to learn about the reintroduction of Parish Stewards
It was decided not to enter the Best Kept Village Competition this year
Clarks Leaze playground, methods of fund raising – Chairman to discuss with Chris Bennett of Acton Turville.
9.COUNCILLORS QUESTIONS AND ITEMS FOR FUTURE MEETINGS
Chairman proposed that the quotation from Complete Weed Control for two applications to be accepted.
Clerk to contact Wiltshire Highways to request that the 30 mph speed limit on Grittleton Road be moved north towards the village boundary.
Meeting Closed 20:40
Next meeting: 4th April 2016