meeting of the Parish Council was held on Wednesday 10th March 2010 at in the Cator Hall
Mrs M Curry, Mr R Neale, Mr R Howes, Mr D
Brozyna, Mr R Brown, Mrs S Wilson, Mr L Haslam, Cllr A Stewart and 3
The minutes of the meeting held on 10th
February were read.It was proposed by
Mr D Brozyna, seconded by Mr R Brown and agreed unanimously that these be
signed as a true record.
Cator Hall Lease – a letter has been received from the Diocese
of Southwell offering a supplemental lease of 21 years on the Cator Hall
from when the present lease expires in June 2020.The PC were
made aware that legal fees would be involved.It was proposed by Mr R Howes, seconded
by Mr D Brozyna with all in favour that the lease be extended.
Inspection – Mr Haslam reported that everything appeared in order when he
and the Clerk made the annual inspection of the Green Lane.
Litter – in spite of measures already taken, there still seems
to be a number of examples of littering spoiling the appearance of the
village.A formal arrangement will
be made with the WI to try and organise a clean up.
Road Surface near High Trees Corner – A letter was read out
from the Highways Dept (NCC) detailing their views.They have cleared the gullies as
requested.They are waiting to
carry out a ‘wet weather inspection’. Possible road warning signs depend
on budget considerations and thoughts are being given to a barrier against
the dyke on the bend.
Anti-Skid Surface – This is thought to have been laid in the
appropriate place according to accident surveys.
Grit Bins – It was decided to postpone debate on village bins
until NCC conducted their review into the winter’s weather and how they
coped with it.
Trees on Mill Lane – The Tree Officer has visited the site and believes that whilst some trees have been
removed illegally, most have been removed without breaching regulations.
Illegal Motorcycle Riding – The PC heard that 15 motorcycles
have been stopped for off-road activities in the Bilsthorpe area and one
had had his bike seized for offences.
Planter – this is about to be placed in its permanent site.
Cllr Stewart said that when NCC carried out HGV Weight
Restriction Surveys, he had added the road from the A614 to Caunton to the
list.However he pointed out that
the section from the village to Caunton is more likely to meet the
criteria than the section from the A614 to the village.
Work on Sandy Lane has been completed and received favourable comments
though the PC pointed out that NCC workmen had left barriers and other
rubbish that needed clearing away.
Cllr Stewart praised the mosaic and the dedication service
which he attended.
Rural Community Action Nottinghamshire membership 2010-11.It was proposed by Mr R Howes, seconded
by Mr D Brozyna and agreed unanimously to continue with the non-membership
rate of £7.50 for the next year 2010-11 (to include 3 copies of Rural
NCC Local Improvement Scheme – it was agreed unanimously to choose
a 1800mm seat with cast iron ends and anti-vandal
metal slats to be sited near the fence on the southern boundary of the
Recreation Ground.Mr Neale agreed
to draw a sketch plan of exactly where the PC required the seat to be
NSDC Consultation on Developer Contributions for Strategic
Infrastructure – it was agreed to circulate this for comments.
NCC Standing Water in vicinity of Hillcrest, Kirklington Road.The Highways Dept
report that an inspection of existing gullies and drains has been requested
but may take some while.
Items Circulated (15)
NCC re Robin Hood film.
NHS Public Board Meeting Notice 25.3.10
Shipley’s Garden Services
Ollerton and District CAB Brochure
Care and Comfort Community Services Brochure
NCC Travel and Transport Briefing Feb 10
24/7 Secure Brochure
Notts Police Commanders Update
NCC Emergency Planning Community Resilience Event March 2010
NSDC Standards Committee Agenda 25.2.10
NCC Changes to Notts Concessionary Travel Scheme.
NCC Sandy Lane Re-Opened 26.2.10
NCC Planning and Landscape Briefing March 2010
Clerk and Councils Direct Mar 2010
Application Number 10/00127
Demolition of existing dwelling and
provision of one new detached dwelling.
Stentons Croft, Church Lane,
Circulated and returned 15.2.10
For 7, against 0
The following decision notice has been
Application Number 09/01654/FUL
Erection of detached
dwelling and garage (following demolition of building used in connection with
former caravan use).
Land at Long Springs, Kirklington Road, Eakring
Approve Full Planning Permission 11.2.10.
The minutes of the NSDC Planning Committee
were read out.In the light of Cllr
Armstrong’s comments on the proposed plans, the PC voted unanimously to write
to Cllr Armstrong to invite her to the next Parish Council meeting.
Mr Brown reported that plans had been drawn
up for the summer and as far as Christmas.It is proposed as a safety measure to repaint the white lines on the
steps by the Cator Hall.
Quote for mowing 2010 – a quote has been
received from NCC Landscape Services for £30 per cut (14 cuts total £420) which
matched that from the other company.It
was agreed unanimously to accept the quotation from NCC Landscape Services.
NALC Subscription 2010-2011 £78.49
It was proposed by Mr D Brozyna, seconded
by Mr R Brown, with all in agreement that this account be paid.
Bilsthorpe Parish Council are wishing
to put up ‘Welcome to Bilsthorpe’ signs, one of which for logistical
reasons they hoped to site in Eakring Parish.The PC suggested they placed their
request in writing.
The PC considered two planning applications for Stentons Croft,
Church Lane, Eakring.
There being no further business the meeting
closed at .