meeting of the Parish Council followed the Annual Parish Meeting and the Annual
Parish Council Meeting on Wednesday 13th May 2009 in the Cator Hall
Mrs M Curry, Mr R Neale, Mr D Brozyna, Mr L
Haslam, Mr R Brown.
Mrs S Wilson, Cllr A Stewart
The minutes of the meeting held on 8th
April were read.It was proposed by Mr L
Haslam, seconded by Mr R Neale and agreed unanimously that these be signed as a
Street Name Signs These were fitted on 24th April
but unfortunately the Bilsthorpe
signs by the telephone box are in the wrong place.Three phone calls have been made to the
Clerk of Works Dept but they have not changed as yet.Latest news is that the work is due
Mon/Tues next week.The Clerk of
Works said the Highways Dept had raised the question of Wellow Road once having been known as Tork Lane.The PC were of the opinion that there
was no way of reverting to this name.The question of the old street name signs having been left in place
Parking on Kirklington
Road The PC were
read a copy of a letter sent by Cllr Stewart to a parishioner on this
subject outlining why the lay-by scheme could not go ahead.The opinion was expressed that it was a
pity the land was sold in the first place.The possibility of making parking spaces at the end of Triumph
Close was raised.
The PC were concerned about the state of Green Lane
on the section where NCC Highways Dept had recently placed road
scrapings.The PC decided to
contact NCC Highways Dept and ask for the scrapings to be removed along
with all the clumps of mud that had been placed at the side of the
track.They wanted the Green Lane
returned to its original condition.
Telephone Box work to obtain paint, a noticeboard and repair
the floor is ongoing.A local
tradesman will be contacted re external painting.
Safer Neighbourhood Groups Mr Haslam reported on Eakrings
interactive speed warning signs, like that in operation in Bilsthorpe
could be borrowed.The PC expressed
their interest.It was thought that
the extended 30mph limits in the village were helping to reduce the speed
of traffic as it passed through the village.
Damage to Playing Field Fence Mr Brozyna did not feel that
the continued damage to the fence near the garages would affect the
playing field development.Other
councillors pointed out the potential insurance implications.
Cllr Stewart had attended a recent NCC
meeting to discuss the new Highways Dept at Bilsthorpe.The implications of which are that there will
be major access changes to the A614 at the Eakring turn-off.
Parish Council/Meeting Insurance Scheme Renewal 1st June 2009. It was proposed by Mr R Neale, seconded by Mr R Brown with
all in agreement that the PC continue in the scheme for another year at a
premium of £163.10.
NCC BBC re gift of planter a) Clerk to sign on behalf of PC
agreeing to maintain planter. b) Mr Brown agreed to ask St AndrewsChurch if
the planter could be sited on their land.
NSDC Implications of BTs Adopt a Kiosk Scheme.
NSDC Training on the Code of Conduct Course 3.7.09
NCC County Council Civic Service 12.7.09
Rural Community Action Nottinghamshire.It was proposed by Mr D Brozyna,
seconded by Mr R Neale with all in agreement that the PC take up the
non-membership rate of £7.50.
Tree Works Hogwin House, Church Lane
NCC Travel and Transport Briefing May 09 article on grass
cutting, clerk to contact Highways Dept for clarification on number of
cuts in Eakring.
Items Circulated (20)
NALC Countrywise April 09
CPRE Best Kept Village Competition 09
NCC Travel and Transport Briefing April 09
NHS Public Board Meeting 21.5.09
NSDC publicity run up to European and County Council Elections.
Notts Fire and Rescue Response Magazine Spring 09
Queensburys Shelters Brochure
NCC Visits of Mobile Rural Contact Points 2009 1st 27th
Equality and Human Rights Commission Public Sector Duties.
Notts Fire and Rescue Service Plan 2010-13 Consultation
RCAN Newsletter The Playing Field Spring 09
NCC Countylink April 09
NSDC European Parliamentary and County Council Election 4.6.09
NSDC Draft SHLAA NB Consultation Arrangements
NSDC SHLAA Document Passport Results for your Parish
NSDC SHLAA Presentation 30.4.09
NHS Newark Healthcare Review
Clerk and Councils Direct May 09
Application Number 08/02289/FUL
Erection of single and two storey extension
Laburnum House, Wellow Road
Circulated and returned 5.5.09
For 7 Against Nil
The following decision notice was received:
Application Number 09/00218/FUL
Change of use of building from general
Use of office and erection of single storey
Chestnut Farm, Wellow Road
Approve full planning permission 15.4.09
Planning Applications referred to last
Application Number 09/00438/FUL
Erection of new dwelling (retrospective)
Church Barn, Kirklington Road
Circulated and returned 6.4.09
For 6 Against 1
Application Number 09/00407/FUL
Erection of summer room and porch
Rhodwyn, Wellow Road
Circulated and returned 6.4.09
For 7, Against Nil
Work on refurbishing the toilets is nearing
completion.The hall has a number of
Although NCC Landscape Services have agreed
verbally to match the other mowing quote of £30 a cut, a written quote is still
awaited as is last years bill for mowing.
Telephone Box Electricity Supply (Eon)
£20.48.It was proposed by Mr R Neale,
seconded by Mr D Brozyna with all in agreement that this account be paid.
Mr Brozyna commented on the high standards to which Mr Meanley
was maintaining the footpaths around the village.The PC agreed and it was resolved to
send a letter thanking them for their work.
There being no further business the meeting
closed at .