June 2022

SCOTHERN PARISH COUNCIL

A meeting of Scothern Parish Council will take place on Wednesday 8th June 2022 at 7.30pm in The Methodist Church, Main Street, Scothern. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

At the start of the meeting there will be a 15-minute public forum where members of the public can raise any point or concerns to the Council.  Decisions cannot be made during this time but may become a future agenda item.

1. Housekeeping

2. External Reports  (All)      

a) Police Update

b) District Councillor Report

c) County Councillor Report

3. Public Session

4. Apologies for Absence     

5. Declarations of Interest (Pecuniary or Non-Pecuniary)

6. Minutes of previous meeting - Notes of the Annual Council Meeting held on 11th May 2022 – to receive, approve and sign as minutes.

7. Update Reports:  

  1. To receive an update regarding the Community Speed Initiative  (DC/RC)
  2. To receive an update on the maintenance and possible relocation of the war memorial (CN)
  3. To discuss and take any necessary action regarding the best garden competition (JF/JJ)
  4. To note receipt of new councillor paperwork

8. Council Functions:

  1. To discuss and take any necessary action regarding the Central Lincolnshire Local Plan Review
  2. To discuss and take any necessary action regarding the Neighbourhood Plan review (CN/JLF)
  3. To receive a proposal to adopt the following policies and procedures, following review:

Data Audit/ Publication Scheme/ Standing Orders, Financial Regulations (JJ)

  1. To discuss and take any necessary action regarding LALCs networking day
  2. To discuss and take any necessary action regarding the management of the Parish Council website and Facebook page

9. Financial matters

  1. Current financial statement  (All)
  2. To approve and sign the 2021-22 Annual Governance Statement for the year ended 31st March 2022 for submission to the external auditor (All)
  3. To approve and sign the 2021-22 Financial Statements for the year ended 31st March 2022 for submission to the external auditor (All)
  4. To discuss and take any necessary action regarding funding for the Neighbourhood Plan Review.
  5. Invoices for payment to be agreed  (All)

Supplier                                   Detail                                        Gross                  VAT                     Net

                     Multidata (June)                     Broadband                                     44.59                   0.00                     44.59

                     Mrs L Richardson                   Clerks Salary and Expenses              480.50                0.00                     480.50

                     Mrs P Sargeant                       Bus Shelter Cleaning                    250.00                 0.00                     250.00

                     Wildflower Shop                     Bluebell Bulbs Grange Park              178.95                 29.83                   149.13

                     Mrs Laura Richardson           Reimbursement for lighting              273.98                 45.66                   228.32 

10. Village maintenance:-

  1. To discuss and take any necessary action regarding village maintenance (RC)
  2. To receive and decide quotes to wash, undercoat and gloss the fencing and metal railing along the length of the beck from 2 Dunholme Road to Northing Lane.
  3. To discuss and take any necessary action regarding the purchase of new village benches.
  4. To discuss and take any necessary action regarding maintenance required to the small wooden gate on Chapel Walk
  5. To discuss and take any necessary action regarding the purchase of a new notice board for the Dunholme Road bus shelter.

 

11. Highways:-         

  1. Update report
  2. To discuss and take any necessary action regarding an overgrown hedge on Lime Tree Paddock.
  3. To discuss and take any necessary action regarding maintenance required to the cycle path on the east side of Sudbrooke Road.
  4. To discuss and take any necessary action regarding the resurfacing of the footpath on the west side of Sudbrooke Road.
  5. To discuss and take any necessary action regarding the resurfacing of Dunholme Road and Main Street.
  6. To discuss and take any necessary action regarding flooding on Main Street, adjacent to number 23.
  7. To discuss and take any necessary action regarding the potholes on Main Steet towards Langworth Road.
  8. To discuss the micro ashfelt to Weir Farm Paddock, Lime Tree Paddock and Meadow Close and take any necessary action.
  9. To receive an update on the request from a resident for support to get an “Unsuitable for HGV” sign at both ends of Craypool Lane.

12. Planning matters: -

  1. 142777 – Land adj. The Croft, 22 Dunholme Road – Planning Appeal to convert and extend garage to form 1no. dwelling – decision awaited from Planning Inspectorate
  1. 144296 – Pyewipe Farm, Northing Lane – Planning application to install a ground mount solar panel system comprising of 56no. panels in 2 x rows of 28 – Granted
  2. 144608 - The Bramblings, 10 Church Street - Planning application for proposed side and in-roof first floor extension – Undergoing public consultation
  3. To propose and agree to rediscuss minute reference 85.22.e – (144716 – The Bottle and Glass, 14 Main Street – Planning application to form external covered seating area to current garden lawn – discuss and submit comments to WLDC)
  4. 144716 – The Bottle and Glass, 14 Main Street – Planning application to form external covered seating area to current garden lawn – discuss and submit comments to WLDC
  5. 144825 – Croft House, 26 Craypool Lane – Planning application for the creation of front porch – discuss and submit comments to WLDC.

13. Field paths

               - To discuss any maintenance due to the village fieldpaths  (BP)

14. Reports – to receive update reports:

  1. Grange Park (CN)
  • To receive an update regarding work to the damaged fence Grange Park - Barbers Farm.
  • To receive an update from the working group
  1. Scothern Recreation Centre and Spirit of Scothern – receive update report (JLF)

15. Correspondence – for information only

  • LALC – Weekly Clerks Newsletters
  • Resident – Objections to The Bottle and Glass planning application
  • Clerk – Letter of resignation

16. Next meeting – Wednesday 13th July 2022 at 7.30pm at The Methodist Church, Main Street, Scothern

17. To agree to close the meeting to press and public to discuss Staffing

18. To discuss and take any necessary action regarding the employment of a Clerk and Responsible Financial officer.

Signed: L. Richardson

Clerk to the Council

31st May 2022