Misterton PC Minutes 19.04.2022
Minutes of the meeting of Misterton Parish Council
Tuesday, 19th April 2022 at 6.30pm, Misterton WI Hall
Cllr Iain Rowland (Chair) Cllr Leo Bacigalupo Cllr Abbie Rousell
Cllr Brian McNeill Cllr Paul Gillard Cllr Viv Rowe
Cllr Graham White
Louise Stobbs (Clerk) & One member of the Public
Public Open Forum
21/151. Apologies for absence
Apologies for absence were received and accepted from Cllr Andrew Callow (Personal)
21/152. Code of Conduct and Declarations of Interests
21/153. Minutes of the meeting of 15th March
The minutes of the meetings held on 15th March were resolved as a true and accurate record.
Proposed: Cllr I Rowland Seconded: Cllr A Rousell RESOLVED
21/154. Matters Arising from Minutes
- Report from County Councillor & District Councillor
Cllr Best not present apologies received.
- Report from Chairman of the Parish Council & Recreation Field Trust
Cllr I Rowland said there was nothing to report for the Parish Council. But on a personal note he has been chairman for the last 7 years and has learnt a lot. On the whole he has had a good time and a lot of understanding. He is leaving behind a good team, but is still happy to help out.
21/156. Planning including applications currently in circulation/determinations
22/00619/HOU – Sherwood, North Perrott – Erection of permanent ancillary accommodation to replace existing static home – No Objections
Notification of Appeal 19/00027/USE SITE AT: Land OS 0125, Seaborough Road, Crewkerne, Somerset – Clerk to report back that the Parish Council still stand by the original objection.
- Determinations: None at the time of the agenda.
21/157. Highways & Footpaths
- To consider future works for the Parish Ranger
- Normal standard work.
Action: Clerk to speak to ranger to obtain a schedule of works in order to make relevant amendments if any are needed.
- To receive an update on speed indicator device.
Cllr Rowland reported that there was the potential to go halves with East Chinnock to purchase a SID due to the amount of use.
Action: Cllr Rowland to look into locations and length of time SID can be in place before a decision is reached.
- To receive the cemetery inspection report
Clerk advised that there was a low snapped branch over a bench that needed attention and also the entrance to the extension needed cutting back.
- To receive an update on the 5 year headstone check.
Clerk advised that the headstone check had been complete and 2 headstones require attention. A quote for the work to be carried out was received.
Action: Clerk to try and make contact with the families to advise repairs need to happen.
To receive an update on Cemetery Extension
An extension on the application process was approved and a final decision should be reached early May
- To receive an update on the gateposts project
Project in hand awaiting quotes
21/159. Finance and Procedure
- To agree invoices for payment
|1||19/04/2022||Cemetery Grass Cut||K M Dike Nurseries||221.00||44.20||265.20|
|2||19/04/2022||Payroll||Cox & Co||17.50||3.50||21.00|
|10||19/04/2022||Laptop||Allen Computer Services LTD||571.67||114.33||686.00|
|11||19/04/2022||Owsley (solicitor)||Porter Dodson||390.00||75.00||465.00|
|9||19/04/2022||Hall Hire||Misterton WI Hall||25.60||25.60|
- To receive an update on moving banks
Clerk advised the application forms had been signed and would submit to the bank for account opening along with required supporting documents.
21/160. Closed Session
- Earmarked reserves discussed and agreed
Proposed Cllr I Rowland Seconded Cllr L Bacigalupo Resolved
- To review response to insurance policy questionnaire
Clerk to query who does the valuation of the assets.
21/161. Items for the next meeting
Any other items to be advised to the Clerk at least seven days ahead of the meeting.
21/162. Date and time of next meeting
Tuesday 17th May, 6.30pm – Misterton WI Hall.