January 2022

 

SCOTHERN PARISH COUNCIL

 

A meeting of Scothern Parish Council will take place on Wednesday 12th January 2022 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

7th January 2022

 

  1. Housekeeping
  2. External Reports  (All)      

a) Police Update

b) District Councillor Report

c) County Councillor Report

 

  1. Public Session

 

  1. Apologies for Absence

            

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

 

6)           Minutes of previous meetings

              Notes of the Council Meeting held on 8th December 2021 – to receive, approve and sign as minutes.

 

7)           Update Reports:  

  1. To receive an update regarding the Community Speed Initiative  (DC)
  2. Playpark – To receive an update on the necessary maintenance to the play area (JLF/Clerk)
  3. To receive an update regarding the cancellation on the Multidata broadband at the village hall (Clerk)
  4. To receive an update regarding drainage issues on Sudbrooke Road, including traffic arrangements for the road closure.
  5. To receive an update regarding the contribution towards resident Christmas lunches
  6. To receive an update regarding the proposal to close the road between Church Lane, Sudbrooke and Sudbrooke Lane, Nettleham (Nettleham and Sudbrooke / active travel quiet route)
  7. To receive an update on the maintenance and possible relocation of the war memorial.

 

8)           Council Functions:

  1. To discuss and take any necessary action regarding the reinstatement of public transport, including a shopper bus
  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 (JLF)
  4. To receive a proposal to adopt the following policies and procedures, following review:-

Communications protocol/Data Audit/Data Protection Policy/ Disciplinary and Grievance Policy/ Grant Ward Policy/ Handling Complaints Policy/ Planning Protocol/ Publication Scheme/ Social Media Policy and Subject Access Request Policy

 

 

9)           Financial matters

  1. Current financial statement  (All)
  2. To receive an update regarding CIL payments due for the development on Dunholme Road
  3. To agree the 2022-23 budget, complete the precept demand form and submit to West Lindsey District Council.
  4. To receive an income and expenditure projection for 2021-22
  5. To discuss and take any necessary action regarding a financial donation for the Scothern Recreation Centre – See minute ref. 112.21d
  6. To discuss and take any necessary action regarding the purchase of a further speed sign.
  7. Invoices for payment to be agreed  (All)

Supplier                                  Detail                                      Gross                  VAT                    Net

                     Multidata                              Broadband                                   40.12                  0.00                    40.12

                     Multidata                              New router                                  83.99                  0.00                    83.99

                     Mrs L Richardson                Clerks Salary and Expenses              471.53                0.00                    471.53

                     PKF Littlejohn                       External Audit Fee                      240.00               40.00                  200.00

                     Luke Brown                           NP Consultant                             2400.00             0.00                    2400.00

                     Welton Parish Council       Play area Inspections                20.00                  0.00                    20.00

                     Glendale                                Grass Cutting and                      

Maintenance:

September 2021                         Figure to be confirmed

October 2021                               Figure to be confirmed

January 2022                               Figure to be confirmed

 

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 receive an update regarding an email from a resident regarding overgrown hedges in the Parish Council car park and take any necessary action.
  9. To discuss and take any necessary action regarding the ‘Fix our Funds to fix our roads’ scheme.

 

11)        Planning matters: -

a) 143867 – Land at Dunholme Road (9 St Germains Way) – Planning application for change of use of agricultural land to domestic garden area for dwellings on adjacent approved housing development – being variation of condition 2 of planning permission 138433 granted 28 November 2018 – amended plans received to remove easement strip – Granted

b) 142777 – Land adj. The Croft, 22 Dunholme Road – Appeal for Planning application to convert and extend garage to form 1no. dwelling – Undergoing public consultation

c) To note possible planning application submission for rear of Weir Farm Paddock.

 

12)        Consultations

To discuss and submit any comments regarding the Lincolnshire County Council proposed council tax increase of 3% for 2022-23 for Adult Social Care.

 

 

13)        Field paths

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

 

14)        Reports – to receive update reports:

  1. Grange Park
  • To receive an update regarding work to the damaged fence and 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)

 

15)        Correspondence – for information only

  • LALC – Weekly Clerks Newsletters
  • County Councillor Rawlins – Confirmation of village maintenance visit
  • Sudbrooke Parish Council – Social Media advice request
  • Resident – Objections to the closure of the road from Sudbrooke to Nettleham
  • Locality – Confirmation of funding and acceptance letter

 

16)        Next meeting – Wednesday 9th February 2022 at 7.30pm at The Methodist Church, Main Street, Scothern