October 2021

SCOTHERN PARISH COUNCIL MEETING

 

A meeting of Scothern Parish Council will take place on Wednesday 13th October 2021 at 7.30pm in The Methodist Church, Main Street, Scothern. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

 

Prior to 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.

Signed: L. Richardson

Clerk to the Council

8th October 2021

 

At the start of the meeting, a presentation will be given by Reverend Paul Ievins about the possible creation of a Good Neighbour Scheme in the village.

 

Agenda

  1. Housekeeping  (All)
  2. External Reports  (All)      

a) Police Update

b) District Councillor Report

c) County Councillor Report

             

  1. Public Session  (All)

 

  1. Apologies for Absence:   (All)

            

5)          Declarations of Interest (Pecuniary or Non-Pecuniary):   (All)

             

6)           Minutes of previous meetings

              Notes of the Council Meeting held on 8th September 2021 – to receive, approve and sign as minutes  (All)

             

7)           Update Reports:  

  1. To receive an update regarding the Community Speed Initiative  (DC)
  2. Playpark – To receive the annual safety inspection and take any necessary action (JLF)
  3. To receive an update regarding Christmas tree event and the live Advent calendar (BP/Clerk)
  4. To receive an update regarding the spreading on the fields and environmental impact (JLF)
  5. To receive an update regarding the cancellation on the Multidata broadband at the village hall (Clerk)
  6. To receive an update regarding drainage issues on Sudbrooke Road
  7. To receive an update regarding the LALC AGM / Annual conference (JJ)

 

8)           Council Functions:

  1. To discuss and take any necessary action regarding the reinstatement of public transport.
  2. To discuss and take any necessary action regarding the Central Lincolnshire Local Plan Review.
  3. To discuss and take any necessary action regarding the Neighbourhood Plan review.
  4. To discuss the creation of a Good Neighbour Scheme in the village.
  5. To note completion of receipt of code of conduct from Cllr Ms Johnson

 

9)           Financial matters

  1. Current financial statement  (All)
  2. To note the conclusion of the 2020-21 Annual audit and review the audit process.
  3. To receive and decide upon a request from St Germain’s Church for grass cutting in the churchyard
  4. To agree to pay an increase in meeting room hire fees (Methodist Church).
  5. To agree the purchase of a Remembrance Wreath.
  6. To receive an update regarding CIL payments due for the development on Dunholme Road.
  7. To discuss and take any necessary action regarding the preparation of the 2022-23 budget.
  8. Invoices for payment to be agreed  (All)

Supplier                                  Detail                                      Gross                  VAT                    Net

                     Multidata                              Broadband                                   40.12                  0.00                    40.12

                     Mrs L Richardson                Clerks Salary and Expenses              471.53                0.00                    471.53

 

10)        Highways and Maintenance            

  1. Update report  (JLF)
  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 repairs to culvert on the beck adjacent the war memorial.
  8. To agree to obtain grass cutting, planters and village maintenance quotations (All)
  9. To discuss and take any necessary action regarding the purchase of a seat and guttering work to the bus shelter on Dunholme Road (JLF)

 

11)        Planning matters: -

a) 143731 – 9 Saxon Fields – Planning application for extension to side of garage to form studio – discuss and submit comments to WLDC

 

12)        Field paths

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

 

13)        Reports – to receive update reports:

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

 

14)        Correspondence – for information only

  • LALC – Weekly Clerks Newsletters
  • LCC – Update on resurfacing of Dunholme Road
  • Playdays – Comments re Annual Safety Play Area check
  • Owen Bierley – Update re comments made on Central Lincolnshire Local Plan
  • Various residents – Requests to participate in Live Advent Calendar
  • LALC – AGM annual report
  • LCC / Multidata – Discussions re broadband at Scothern Recreation Centre

15)        Next meeting – Wednesday 10th November 2021 at 7.30pm at The Methodist Church, Main Street, Scothern