November 2020



A meeting of Scothern Parish Council will be held remotely on Wednesday 4 November 2020 at 7.30pm.

Following the introduction of new legislation Councils are now able to hold meetings remotely. The Parish Council will therefore be using Zoom online video conferencing to hold remote meetings, until further notice.

If you wish to attend this remote meeting you will need to:

Email the Parish Clerk via no later than noon on Monday 2 November 2020, to request access details. You will then be sent an email with a link to enable you to access this meeting.

You may need to register with Zoom and download the relevant software/app onto your computer, ‘phone or iPad, in advance of the meeting. To do this go to - press the ‘signup its free button’ and follow the onscreen guidance to register.

Approximately 10 minutes before the meeting is due to start, you should click the link detailed in the email sent to you from the Council. You may then be prompted to enter the User ID and password which will also be emailed to you.

Signed: L. Richardson

Clerk to the Council

30 October 2020


1) Housekeeping             

2) External Reports

a) Police report

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 meetings - Notes of the Council Meeting held on 7 October 2020 – to receive, approve and sign as minutes. 

7) Update Reports:  

a) To receive an update regarding the Community Speed Initiative.

b) To receive, discuss and decide quotations for the purchase of a speed indicator sign.      

8) Council Functions

a) Playpark – To receive and decide upon quotes for maintenance work required to the play area as stated in the annual play area inspection report

b) To discuss and take any necessary action regarding the reduction of the village bus service.

c) To discuss and take any necessary action regarding the annual Christmas event.

9) Financial matters

a) Current financial statement.

b) To receive and decide the draft 2021-22 budget; send the relevant precept request forms to West Lindsey District Council.

c) To receive an update regarding the 2019-20 Annual Audit.

d) Invoices for payment to be agreed:

Supplier                                         Details                                     Gross                  VAT                  Net

Multidata (October)                      Broadband                                38.92                   0.00                 38.92

Mrs L Richardson (October)        Clerks Salary, broadband/

                                                  Use of house as office         475.43                    0.00               475.43

Glendale *dispute raised              Ground works                        1056.89                176.13               880.76             

10) Highways and Maintenance

a) Update report

b) Sudbrooke Road footpath - to discuss possible works and submit request via “”        

11) Planning matters: -

a) 141292 - Land adjacent to Ashlin Farm Barns, Ashing Lane, Dunholme - Planning application for the erection of 19no. holiday lets, proposed reception building, excavation of wildlife lake and associated landscaping – Granted

b) 141579 – Hall Farm, West Drive, Sudbrooke – Planning application for erection of agricultural storage building – not yet determined

c) To receive an update regarding the Community Infrastructure Levy on the development on Langworth Road

d) To discuss and claim CIL payment in respect of the additional dwelling to be erected on the Dunholme Road development          

12) Field paths - To discuss any maintenance due to the village field paths       

13) Reports

a) Grange Park – To receive update report

b) Scothern Recreation Centre and Spirit of Scothern – receive update report        

14) Correspondence – for information only

  • PKF Littlejohn Ltd – Request for Internal Auditor letter
  • Lincolnshire County Council – Confirmation of 2019-20 and 2020-21 grass cutting contributions
  • LALC – Various newsletters
  • Nettleham Neighbourhood Policing Team – Crime update
  • Nettleham Parish Council – Speed indicator sign information
  • Lincolnshire County Council – Update regarding old and new website systems
  • Lincolnshire County Council – Update regarding reduced bus service             

15) Next meeting - Wednesday 2 December 2020