meeting of the Parish Council was held on Wednesday
14thOctober 2009 at in the Cator Hall
Mrs M Curry, Mr R Neale, Mr R Howes, Mr D
Brozyna, Mr R Brown, Cllr A Stewart and one parishioner.
Mr L Haslam, Mrs S Wilson
The minutes of the meeting held on 9th
September were read.It was proposed by
Mr D Brozyna, seconded by Mr R Howes, and agreed unanimously that these be
signed as a true record.
Road safety on the A614. Paddy Tipping MP is to hold a meeting
on Friday 27th November, at County Hall to
discuss this issue and proposes to invite 3 representatives from each
relevant PC.It was decided that
Mrs Curry, Mr Neale and Mr Haslam would attend on behalf of Eakring PC.
Street name signs. Mr Neale reported that the uprights from the
old signs were not reusable.The
Clerk was instructed to look for a source of new posts.Some old signs would be refurbished.
Resilience store. No parishioners had contacted the PC with
concerns about flooding to their property.
Overhanging Foliage. Cllr Stewart was informed that NCC had not
taken action about overhanging nettles on Kirklington Road in spite of being informed in July and September.
Eakring Conservation Area at risk. A NSDC Conservation Area
Officer believed that the reason the village’s name appeared on English
Heritages List of Conservation Areas at Risk was because at the time of
the survey the Wind Farm Planning Application was in process.Mrs Curry agreed to try to discover more
Telephone Box. Mr Neale to approach a local tradesman to quote
for refurbishment work.Things
needed include: floor lifting, a noticeboard and repainting.
Cllr Stewart said that funding for the new bus shelter would be
applied for in the next round of BBC bids.
Cllr Stewart was pleased to report that: (a) anti-skid road
surfaces were to be laid in two areas – 2 sections on Stonish Hill, and 1
section on Wellow Road near Swish
Lane.(b) The mobile interactive speed sign
had been allocated to Eakring.As
it was a heavy piece of equipment, it would be placed on a sturdy
lamppost. NCC to contact Clerk to arrange site visit to investigate most
appropriate vantage point.
Message from Cllr Laughton that vehicles will not in future be
sent from Rufford Mill via Wellow and Eakring.
Mrs Curry expressed the PC concern about the number of times
the verges were being cut in the village compared with the number of times
they were supposed to be cut.
NSDC Parish Conference 9thNov,
delegates and questions to raise.
Notts Police re interactive speed signs and speed enforcement
NSDC Local Development Framework Core Strategy Options Report.
13.Copy of letter to Cllr A
Stewart from Notts police dated 8.9.09
14.NCC Briefing Note, Customer
16.NSDC Standards Committee Agenda
17.Policing in Notts Annual Policing
18.NCC Countrywise No 29, Sept 09
19.NALC IT Training for Town and
PC in Notts questionnaire
20.Clerks and Councils Direct Sept
21.Notts Fire and Rescue Magazine,
Response Aut 09
23.Emda News Summer/Aut 09
24.NSDC Launching N&S Active
25.NSDC Funding Advice Bus Visits
26.NCC Planning and Landscape
Briefing Oct 09
27.NCC Travel and Transport
Briefing Oct 09
28.CountyContact, Visits of Mobile Rural Contact Point, Autumn, poster
29.NHS Healthcare in Newark
30.NSDC LDF Core Strategy Options
Report and Poster
31.The Flying Colours, Flagmakers
32.Bassetlaw, Newark, Sherwood
Parish/District Community Safety Liaison Group Meeting 26.10.09
33.Village Ventures Brochure
34.NSDCVillage Ventures Brochure
35.NSDC Sports Development Unit
36.NSDC Infrastructure Delivery
37.NSDC WYG Transport Planning
38.NCC Countylink Oct 09
Voting on the following Planning
Change of use of farm building to games
room for domestic use
Manor Farm, Bilsthorpe Road,
For 6, Against 0, Abstain 1
Mr Brown reported that the scarecrow event
had been a great success with a number of positive comments. The money raised
(£632 approx) was likely to be put towards replacing the main doors. A repeat
of the event could be expected.
Nothing to report.
The External Auditors have approved the
accounts for the year ending 31st March 2009.The Clerk read out a letter from Clement Keys
dated 27 July
Audit Fee £57.50
Playing Field Committee Donation £25.00
Clerks Salary £368.00
Clerks Expenses £50.46
Cator Hall Rent (Apr-Sept) £27.50
It was proposed by Mr D Brozyna, seconded
by Mr R Howes with all in agreement that these accounts be paid.
The visually impaired strip on the pavement at the corner of Wellow Road/Main Street is crumbling – Clerk to report to NCC.
A discussion took place about inconsiderate parking around the
narrow roads in the village.It was
decided to ask to place a note in the Eakring Echo.
Rubbish Bins – a) the bin on Back Lane
appeared not to be emptied on the fortnightly rotation.b) concern was
raised about one or two bins that were still out the day after rubbish
There being no further business, the
meeting closed at .