A meeting of the Parish Council took place on Wednesday 5th September 2007 at 7.30pm in Cator Hall
Mrs M Curry, Mr R Neale, Mr R Brown, Mr L Haslam, C. Cllr Andy Stewart, D Cllr Nora Armstrong and 4 parishioners.
Mr D Brozyna, Mrs S Wilson, Mr R Howes
The minutes of the meeting held on 13th June were read. It was proposed by Mr R Neale, seconded by Mr R Brown and agreed unanimously that these be signed as a true record. The minutes of the meeting held on 18th July were then read. Mr L Haslam proposed and Mr R Neale seconded with all in agreement that these be signed as a true record. The meeting was then adjourned to allow comments from parishioners and then re-opened.
The following were received and circulated or displayed.
Application Number 07/00856/FULEIA
Wind farm of five turbines with associated items (re-submission)
Land at Stonish Hill and former Bilsthorpe Colliery Site.
Response from MOD – risk now considered ‘manageable’.
No reply received from N&S Planning Department with regard to change of use of land and implications – 2 letters sent.
District Councillor Nora Armstrong to speak with planning officers as this is unacceptable.
Letters received from developers in reply to query as to how Community Fund would be administered if application is approved.
Clerk to ask for confirmation in writing that response can be delayed until our next meeting due to lack of replies.
Application Number 07/01029/FULM
New office, warehouse and workshop buildings with ancillary parking areas and yard.
Land off Brailwood Close
Circulated and returned 31.7.07.
Against 6, Absent 1 (RH)
Increased volume of traffic along our narrow lanes. Bilsthorpe strongly oppose application.
The following decision notice was received.
Application Number 07/00663/FUL
Raising the height of an existing chimney
National Grid Transco
Approve full planning permission.
Disabled access – still awaited. The insurance has been paid by Parish Council as agreed and budgeted for in the precept. WI were unsuccessful in their request for lottery funding towards new chairs. However National Grid have agreed to buy 70 new chairs.
Gate is again damaged. Mr R Neale agreed to inspect.
Election costs £790.35
Cator Hall insurance £912.70
Any Other Business
There being no further business the meeting closed at 8.40pm.
Next meeting scheduled for Wednesday 10th October at 7.30pm in Cator Hall.
Signed: M Curry 10.10.07