meeting of the Parish Council was held on Wednesday
9th June 2010 at in the Cator Hall
Mrs M Curry, Mr R Neale, Mr D Brozyna, Mr L
Haslam, Mrs S Wilson, Mr R Brown and 3 Parishioners
Mr R Howes
The minutes of the meeting held on 12th
May were read.It was proposed by Mrs S
Wilson, seconded by Mr R Brown and agreed unanimously that these be signed as a
Planning – it was agreed that proposed Government legislation
regarding infill building by developers in gardens could affect future
building in Eakring.
Bus Shelter – the faults have still not been rectified. Mrs
Curry said she had an assurance from David Watson (Development Officer
Nottinghamshire Transport Services) that it was on the list of work to be
completed in w/e 12th June.Cllr Stewart had been updated on the problem.
Interactive Speed Sign – NCC Highways Dept have placed Eakring
on the list for a return of this sign. Next time on Kirklington Road.
Tony Roberts, Leader of NSDC – Mrs Curry reported that Mr
Roberts would be happy to meet the PC to discuss any problems and concerns
that they may have.The PC decided
they would prefer the meeting to take place in Eakring. After discussion
it was decided if possible to arrange the meeting before the September PC
meeting and to invite representatives of other interested Parish Councils.
Hedge Cutting Debris on Roads – Cllr Stewart wrote to the PC explaining
that hedge cutting debris, like mud on roads, is a ‘hazard on a public
highway’. He provided the number of NCC Highways Customer Services for
such hazards to be reported to. The PC decided to publicise the number in
the Eakring Echo.
There were no County or District
Councillors in attendance.
NSDC Parish Council/Meeting Insurance Scheme Renewal – The PC
heard that the 2010-2011 premium is likely to be ‘not far off if not the
same as last years’. It was proposed by Mr R Brown, seconded by Mrs S
Wilson and agreed unanimously to continue in the scheme for the next year.
The PC included the telephone box, resilience store, the Christmas tree
and lights on the insurance proposal form as extras to its normal
NCC seasonal decorations 2010 – hanging baskets.
NCC Countylink – this publication will now cease due to budget
NCC Local Improvement Scheme launch event 15 June – Mr Haslam
agreed to attend on behalf of the PC.
Tree works Chapel House, Church Lane.
NCC Travel and Transport Briefing May 10
NSDC Appointment of Parish Representative to Standards
NSDC At Your Leisure
Notts Police Commanders update
NCC Draft Library Service Contribution Policy Consultation
NHS Poster Extraordinary Board Meeting 17.6.10
NSDC Notice of Extension of time for submission of representations
to N&S Publication Core Strategy.
NSDC Standards Com Agenda 16.6.10
Sutcliffe Play Brochure
K&M Mowers letter
Notts Fire and Rescue Response Summer 10
NCC Development of the 3rd Local Transport Plan –
NCC Blidworth, Bilsthorpe, Southwell area bus timetable.
NCC Planning and Landscape Briefing June 10
NCC Travel and Transport Briefing June 10
Application Number 10/00646/ELE
Erect the proposed overhead line diversion
using wooden poles and 11,000 Kv underground cable on an existing 11,000 volt
Land adj Coultas Farm, Kirklington Road, Eakring
Circulated to be returned 9.6.10.
Mr Brown said that the maintenance day had
taken place and the AGM was due on the 22 June.A number of events were planned.
The Diocesan Board had set in train
procedures to grant an extension of the lease.
The PC are trying to find a large scale map
of the area to help with surveying levels of the playing field.
The audited figures for 2009-2010 (ending
31.3.2010) were presented.It was
proposed by Mr R Neale, seconded by Mr D Brozyna with all in agreement that
these be accepted.They were then signed
by the Chairman and the Clerk.The
Annual Governance Statement was read out and approved by the PC and signed by
the Chairman and the Clerk.
How Nottinghamshire County Council coped with the severe winter
weather – the County Council have written asking the PC for their thoughts
on this question.
Main thoughts for
a)A lot of concentration on
keeping the main road open but does not help if none of the access roads from
the village to the A614 are gritted – need at least one access road to the
village salted to provide safe passage to and from the main route.
b)Roads do not appear to have
been repaired quickly enough after the effects of the severe weather and then
often it has only been temporary patching.
Update on Emergency Plan Folder – Mr Haslam had reviewed the
new folder. Like the previous Emergency Plan it involved listing the
skills available in the village. Mr Haslam offered to co-ordinate updating
the PC Emergency Plan.
Hedges – The PC noted concerned about hedges overhanging
footpaths and pavements hindering the progress of pedestrians and decided
to place a reminder in the Eakring Echo.
New Surface on Newark Road – Discussion took place about the new grit surface applied to
sections of Newark Road. It was agreed to write to Cllr A Stewart and Cllr B Laughton
and express concern about the work being carried out without consultation
and question the necessity of the work on a stretch of road that was
resurfaced within the last 18 months.
The PC considered a recently received planning application for 1 Church Lane.
There being no further business the meeting
closed at .