MINUTES OF SUTTERTON PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD IN THE COMMUNITY LOUNGE ON WEDNESDAY JANUARY 9th, 2019
Present: Cllr. Saunby Chairman
Cllr. Thorpe Cllr. Sands
Cllr. Blackman Cllr. George
Cllr. Ingham Cllr. Baker
Cllr. Spencer BBC
Cllr. Cooper BBC
Cllr. Brookes BBC
3 members of the public
Wendy Depear Parish Clerk
01/19 Public Forum
Speed watch was discussed.
Fly tipping in various parts of the village was also discussed.
Queries were also raised regarding the work required on Blows Lane.
02/19 Apologies for absence and the reasons given
Apologies were received from Cllr. Greenslade who is ill.
03/19 Receipt of declarations of interest in accordance with the requirements of the Localism Act 20111, and to consider any written requests for dispensations in relation to members disclosable pecuniary interests
Cllr. Blackman declared a non-pecuniary interest in item 16/19.
04/19 Notes of the last meeting held on December 5th, 2018 to be approved as the minutes
The following amendments were made: -
Item 146/18 is the earliest that the Wigtoft Road drainage work can be expected.
Item 154/18 Correspondence from a resident of Park Avenue was included in error as its being discussed this evening.
Cllr. Blackman declared an interest in item 162/18
It was proposed by Cllr. Baker seconded by Cllr. Blackman that the minutes be signed.
05/19 Police Matters
06/19 Viewpoints on questions from members of the public
07/19 Reports from the minutes of the previous meeting and report from the Clerk of issues arising since the last meeting
The Clerk has been in contact with Rev. Goddard and is to arrange a meeting.
08/19 Lincolnshire County Council Matters and Boston Borough – information from and for County and Borough Councillors
It is expected that BBC will have a 2.98% increase and LCC will have 2.95% with 2% for Adult Social Care
Tracy Wells parking outside no’s 25-30 Park venue this has been forwarded to Cllr. Brookes
SELLP - consultation on further main modifications
BBC - Electoral Register
BBC - Electoral Register update
LCC - Temporary road closure Wigtoft Road & point 750 metres North from 22/01/19 to 28/01/19
Boston Alternative Energy Facility - statement on Community Consultation
BBC - Precept for 2019-2020
Action the Clerk to complete
Playdale Playgrounds – confirmation of meeting on January 17th at 10.30 in the recreational field.
10/19 Highway Matters
Cllr. Blackman supplied a list of ongoing matters.
11/19 Speed Detection Data/ Community Speed Watch
Cllr. Blackman supplied the latest information to the meeting.
B/18/0504 Advertisement consent for 4 no. freestanding signs, 1 no. booth screen, 1 no. play land sign, 1 no. side by side directional sign, 2 no. banner units, and 13 no. dot signs at Land to the south of A16/A17 Sutterton Roundabout, Sutterton PE20 2LF
Sutterton Parish Council discussed the above application and have no objections.
B/18/0530 Erection of 9 industrial units, construction of new vehicular access, and associated parking areas at Reed Point, Sutterton, PE20 2EP
Sutterton Parish Council discussed the application and object on the access, pointing out that it is outside the village envelope, and an application that was granted on Spalding Road for units that
have not been completed.
13/19 Accounts for payment as per payment sheet 9 of 12 dated December 2018
It was proposed by Cllr. George seconded by Cllr. Ingham that the payments be made.
14/19 Parish Matters
Cllr. Greenslade who was on the inspection rota was not at the meeting but had nothing to report.
Cllr. Fitchett reported unsocial behaviour near 7, Stanley Drive.
The Clerk to inform the Police
Cllr. Baker had nothing to report.
Cllr. Ingham had nothing to report.
Cllr. George had nothing to report.
Cllr. Blackman had nothing to report.
Cllr. Sands reported that the phone box has been removed and that she had been approached regarding a resident extending their garden.
The Clerk to meet with Cllr. Sands
Cllr. Saunby has been approached by the Village Hall Committee asking if the Parish Council would donate towards the cost of alterations to the emergency exit, it was proposed by Cllr. Sands seconded by Cllr. George that Sutterton Parish Council donate £100.00.
Cllr. Baker proposed that Sutterton Parish Council give a donation to the Thistles Nursery of £66.00 this was seconded by Cllr. Thorpe.
15/19 Cllr. Saunby proposed that the meeting go into closed session this was seconded by Cllr. Thorpe
16/19 Amenity grass cutting
After discussion it was proposed by Cllr. Baker seconded by Cllr. Ingham that the tender be awarded to Dawson’s.
The Clerk to contact those who have forwarded a tender
17/19 Parish Precept for 2019-2020
It was proposed by Cllr. Saunby seconded by Cllr Blackman that the Precept be increased to £27,000.00 this was a unanimous decision.
18/19 Heads of Terms for the Lease of Accommodation within Sutterton Fourfields Church of England Primary School to Sutterton Parish Council
It was proposed by Cllr. Saunby seconded by Cllr. Thorpe that the Heads of Terms be signed.
19/19 Matters for Inclusion in the February Meeting
The Policy on Equal Opportunities – held over from the January Meeting.
There being no further business the meeting closed at approx. 9.00pm
The next meeting will be on February 6th 2019 at 7.00pm in the Community Lounge