WILSHAMSTEAD PARISH COUNCIL
Minutes of the Full Council Planning Meeting
held on Monday 25th November 2019 7.00pm in the Village Hall
PRESENT: Nigel Jacobs (Chair), Eric Benton (Vice Chair), James Carroll, Graeme Dinner, Mark Brooks, Marc Frost, Bernard Crease, John Maskell, Geoff Odell, Andrew Bartram, Lizzie Barnicoat (Clerk)
1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND DECLARATION OF INTEREST FOR THE MEETING:
There were apologies for absence received and accepted from Geoff Odell, Richard Draycott, Eric Benton and Borough Councillor Graeme Coombes would arrive late as they were at the Borough Council Planning Committee meeting. There were no declarations of interest received for the meeting.
2. OPEN FORUM:
No public statements received.
3. PLANNING APPLICATIONS FOR CONSIDERATION:
a) 19/02289/MAF Proposed residential development of 39 dwellings including 18 affordable homes with associated landscaping and parking at Land At 187 Bedford Road Wilstead – neighbouring parish consultee noting that this application is within the parish of Wixams. The Parish Council had not comments to make on this application.
b) 19/02234/FUL Single storey front/side extension following removal of existing converted garage (revised scheme) at 20 Cotton End Road – the Parish Council had no objection to this application.
c) 19/01836/PIP application for permission in principle for residential development (for between 1 and 2 dwellings) at land adjacent to 140 Cotton End Road – revised drawings received for consideration, the Parish Council which to continue to raise an objection to this application reiterating the previously submitted comments. The Clerk to add that the proposal is also outside the village Settlement Policy Area.
d) 19/02432/COU change of use of a C3 dwelling to C2 children's home to accommodate a maximum of 2 children at 18 Bedford Road - the Parish Council are concerned with the proposal in terms of the limited off road parking provision at this property. The Clerk asked to liaise with the Officer directly to better understand how the Parish Council can engage in this application. Action 11.01: Clerk
e) 19/02546/TELPN. 15metre mast with aerials and microwave dishes by Telephone Exchange – the Council had received communications between meetings from the applicant alerting the Council to the application and background. The Council were concerned about the visual impact this structure would have, as well as its proximity to nearby housing, the local school and a public right of way, which are not illustrated on the accompanying documents for this application.
EB and GC arrived at this point of the meeting
PLANNING DECISIONS TO BE NOTED:
18/00433/MAO Outline application with all matters reserved except access for the erection of up to 65 dwellings and associated landscaping, drainage, engineering operations and demolition of existing buildings Land To Rear Of 85 Cotton End Road - application approved by Planning Committee, EB and GC fed back from the meeting. The Clerk was asked to circulate the associated planning conditions so Councillors could better understand these. Action 11.02: Clerk
19/01322/FUL Existing hip roof to be removed in its entirety, new block work gable ends to be erected with steel beams to support the new roof and loft conversion with dormer windows to the front and rear at 93 Whitworth Way – decision appealed
18/02042/FUL erection of two new dwellings at 35 Luton Road – conditions met relating to Condition 3 surface water drainage
18/02075/FUL conversion and extension of agricultural Office/Storage building to a Dwelling house and formation of residential curtilage at 166 Cotton End Road – permission granted
19/00509/FUL ground and floor first floor extensions including alterations to existing garaging to form two, one bedroom dwellings with associated car and cycle parking at 2-8 Longmeadow Drive – application permitted
19/00085/TPO hawthorn, ash and blackthorn – removal all understory scrub recorded as G14, including all standing deadwood, English Oak crown lift radially to achieve 2.5m vertical clearance at Land at Whitworth Way – application permitted.
11/00500/LBC two storey side/rear extension and alterations to listed building at 34 Bedford Road Condition 2 external materials – application disposed of
ANY OTHER PLANNING MATTERS:
Action10.01: All To review further 19/01910/S73A use of car park with restriction for the siting of containers, mobile home, caravan and for the erection of stable building, as well as car parking (development already carried out) at The Stables Equestrian Centre, 146 Cotton End Road and submit additional comments to the Clerk by 21st October .
Action 10.02: Clerk To submit all the planning comments to the local authority. Action 10.02: Complete
Action 10.03: EB Neighbourhood Plan Group to respond to planning appeal at 19/010109/MAO Outline application for the erection of 30 dwellings (including affordable, selfbuild and build for rent) with all matters reserved except access at Land Rear Of 25 To 39 Howard Close Wilstead Bedfordshire – Letter of objection sent to Planning Inspectorate on 3rd November.
Action 10.03: Complete
Action 10.04: Clerk To book EB and NJ to attend the local authority Planning mini-conference in November Feedback reported and circulated to all. Action 10.04: Complete
Action 10.05: Clerk To ask if the mini Planning conference event could be streamed to enable the planning conference to be more accessible to parish Councillors who are unable to attend in person. Sent to direct of Service, Borough Officer and Borough Councillor. The presentation from the event had been circulated to all. Action 10.05: Complete
PLANNING MATTERS FOR THE MEETING TO BE NOTED:
19/00628/FUL Erection of detached dwelling and new access at Land To The Rear Of 96 Cotton End Road – to be noted going to Committee with recommendation for approval, RD attended to speak at the meeting, application approved.
During discussion there were three matters which the Council asked the Clerk to notify planning enforcement. Action 11.03: Clerk
The Chair closed the Planning full Council meeting at 8.10pm.
WILSHAMSTEAD PARISH COUNCIL
Minutes of the Full Council Meeting held on Monday 25th November 2019 in the Village Hall
PRESENT: Richard Draycott, Nigel Jacobs (Chair), Eric Benton (Vice Chair), James Carroll, Graeme Dinner, Mark Brooks, Marc Frost and Andrew Bartram, Bernard Crease, John Maskell, Borough Councillor Greame Coombes, Lizzie Barnicoat (Clerk)
1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND DECLARATION OF INTEREST FOR THE MEETING:
There were no apologies for absence received and accepted from Geoff Odell, there were no declarations of interest received for the meeting.
2. OPEN FORUM:
No public statements made.
3.REPORTS TO BE RECEIVED:
i) BOROUGH COUNCILLOR
A report had been received ahead of the meeting.
Action 2.05: GC To clarify with the local authority the chain of communications during such an incident and who tells Cadent there is an emergency plan in place in the parish Response received and circulated. It remains unclear as to how the existence of an Emergency Plan is publicised. GC to pursue again. Action 2.05: Ongoing
Action 6.07: GC To Copy the Clerk in and request the Borough Council speed enforcement vehicle data No feedback to date This information had been provided from the Borough Highways Manager so no further action required. Action 6.07: To be Deleted
Action 10.06: Clerk To write to GC about future report presentation at Parish Council's meetings to be submitted by the Friday prior to the Council meeting date. Sent 24/10, no feedback/acknowledgement received. Action 10.06: Complete
The next Police Priority meeting is set for 8th January which GD would attend.
Action 10.07: Clerk To continue to pursue with the Police and local authority heavy good vehicle movements and average speed camera data. Average speed camera data received and circulated. Meeting being pushed for following recent A6 construction work announcement so the heavy good vehicle enforcement will be pursued as part of this.
Action 10.07: Superseded
Meeting with PC Jones is booked for 3rd December to go through the weight restriction and other A6 diversion associated issues, RD, EB and GO to attend.
iii) PLAY AREA
Action 5.14: MB/JC To discuss with contractor following site visit to look at the water logged spinner area. It was reported that following a closer inspection of the associated works by GO and MB that the installation originally was not done as expected. AB was thanked again for his continued efforts with this item, and it was agreed JC and MB to take on the communications regarding negotiations of this. Action 5.14: Ongoing
Action 6.10: PWG To liaise with the grass contractor to arrange for the weed killing to be carried out on the safety surface. This would be followed up once the Orbit spinner repair completed. Action 6.10: Ongoing
Action 6.11: PWG To proceed with a site visit by prospective contractors EcoSurface and Abacus Playgrounds to prepare more detailed quotations for the new safety surface, to ensure appropriate fall height / area by the Wicksteed metal climber, and check compliance with appropriate legislation. AB was again thanked for an excellent piece of work which had been circulated to Councillors ahead of the meeting. JC agreed to follow up checking the safety surface thickness requirements with the safety inspector to clarify the legislation so the Parish Council could be assured of the requirements so as to then commit to the right level of funding that would be needed. Action 6.11: Ongoing
Items continue to be reported between meetings.
Action 6.31: MF To confirm the location of the CCTV lamp post to enable the visibility to be sufficient License of apparatus application received by Parish Council, to be signed by a Councillor signatory then returned to local authority. Action 6.31: Ongoing
Between meetings there had been a meeting with Borough Council Officers where the average speed camera and CCTV provision in the parish had been discussed. The notes of the meeting reflected the range of considerations being looked at in light of the A6 resurfacing works being extended to March 2020 as well as the recent planning application decision on Cotton End Road that may impact the average speed camera item.
Action 9.10: Clerk To seek more information regarding the ongoing management and associated costs of a vehicle activated sign, prior to the Council deciding on whether to progress with purchasing On hold until the completion of the A6 resurfacing works and the diversion through the village has ceased. Action 9.10: On Hold
Action 10.08: NJ To feed back to the local authority that one light is in need of repair and seek clarity on how best to proceed with the adoption of the street lights. Local Authority informed of street light in need of repair. Options regarding repairs and adoption costs sent to them.
Action 10.08 Complete.
The Parish Council contractor had undertaken temporary repair of W2 Cotton End Road in Littleworth, the streetlight is working again. Following Borough Council feedback that adoption of the street lights will cost in the region of £14k with the cost to be spread over 7 years including the cost of replacement and new lights. The Parish Council unanimously agreed to request the Borough Council to adopt all 9 streetlights at a cost of approximately £14k, NJ to feedback. Action 11.04: NJ
It was noted that the Cotton End Road width of footway concern reported to local authority, resulted in the local authority clearing the vegetation blocking the path and they detailed they will consider widening the path as part of their capital improvement works. GC to pursue this to find a date for this work.
Action 11.05: GC
Following communications between meeting regarding potentially having a village Christmas Tree, this had been researched in detail. It was felt it would not be possible to progress this in a timely manner given a number of constraints. However, the Council were keen to have some festive lighting, so it was agreed to authorise expenditure of up to £200 towards some lighting on an existing tree at The Crossroads. RD would engage with Andy Muskett Ltd to arrange this. Action 11.06: RD
v) FINANCE AND GENERAL PURPOSES:
Action 10.11A (17) NJ To ascertain whether Persimmon will agree to the staggered release of the Section 106 monies Persimmon have notified the Parish Council that they are about to complete the outstanding work on the public open space. The Parish Council has again requested details of this work along with the request for a meeting. The Borough Council do not have the required transfer documentation and have re-requested it from Persimmon. Action 10.11A (17) Ongoing
Action 2.16: F&GP WG To source quotations for the works to the Village Car Park, One Quote received, being considered, then an application to be made to the Community Chest fund. An alternative quote is being sought from the Borough Council. Action 2.16: Ongoing
Action 4.10 (18): F & GP WG To sign the Jubilee Centre lease given the length of time that has now passed and the lack of response from the solicitors and to be registered with the Land Registry The lease has yet to be updated by the Parish Council to a signable state, currently not affecting management of Jubilee Centre. Action 4.10 (18): Ongoing
Action 10.09 (18): F & GP WG To sign the woodland transfer documents. L&Q have taken from July 2018 when the transfer details were agreed to produce this document. The Borough have recently reported to the Parish Council that the matter is proceeding though the Borough have yet to receive the final version. The Forest of Marston vale have told L&Q that any more delays could affect the second tranche of tree planting this winter. The Parish Council have sent an invoice to L&Q for £89k to cover the work so far. Action 10.09 (18): Ongoing
It was noted that the Forest of Marston Vale and resident next to the woodland have agreed the line of new post and rail fence and are sharing the cost.
Action 5.02: All To fill the vacancy for the Village Hall Management Committee Parish Council representative. Action 5.02: Ongoing
Action 6.27: Clerk To use Outlook 365 new Council email address going forwards to enable the transfer over of this as it needs to become the main Clerk communication address. This transition is taking place. Action 6.27: Ongoing
Action 7.19: Clerk/MB/MF To commence uploading of Parish Council documents to the PC website as and when they are reviewed Standing Orders to be uploaded and the Burial Ground rules. These are now agreed and EB will forward by email for upload. On hold until PC website settled. Action 7.19: On Hold
Action 7.20: EB / MF To review banking arrangements including dual authorisation of electronic payments to next meeting MF has visited branch to become signatory, awaiting confirmation this has been processed. Dual authorisation is in place and being used only when required for speedy payments to be made. Action 7.20: Ongoing
Action 7.24: Clerk To submit VAT refund request to HMRC.
Action 7.24: Complete
Action 9.14: Clerk To issue BC with the relevant paperwork. BC sent Register of Interest form, Declaration of Acceptance of Office to be signed at November meeting. Action 9.14: Ongoing
Action 9.16: MF To explore the different website cost options. Discussed at October meeting. Action 9.16: Complete
Action 10.09: F&GP WG To continue to investigate and pursue adequate healthcare and pharmacy provisions in the parish. The Parish Council attended a health provider meeting where it was stated that a facility in Wixams by the end of 2022 was the aim. NHS England have been contacted to seek confirmation of the reported Pharmacy application for Wixams, to understand the process of licencing, distances between pharmacies and whether the Wilstead pharmacy is allowed to apply to run a pharmacy in Wixams. Ideally the pharmacy would be in the new healthcare facility when it is built. Action 10.09: Ongoing
The Parish Council to arrange meeting with Beds CCG IT to discuss video link doctors appointments, as some surgeries already do this. Action 11.06: F&GP WG
Action 10.10: All Action updates to be done on-line (using proposed draft minutes held on the 'Cloud') by the close of the Friday preceding each full Parish Council meeting, this to include Borough Councillor's report. It was noted that the updates to remain marked in red for ease of reviewing. Action 10.10: Complete
Action 10.11: F&GP WG To continue to pursue possible adoption of land off Bedford Road with communications with the Borough Officer to include clarity on the length of the lease, and the associated management and costs of potential traveller encampments to be considered by the Working Group. No progress this month. Action 10.11: Ongoing
Action 10.12: F&GP WG To reinvest the Parish Council money recently matured with the Cambridge & Counties Building Society. Action 10.12: Complete
Action 10.13: F&GP WG To set up Anglian Water and Eon payments for direct debit. This has been set up. Action 10.13: Complete
Action 10.14: Clerk To issue Geoff Odell the new Parish Councillor necessary paperwork. GO sent Register of Interest form Declaration of Acceptance of Office to be signed at January meeting. Action 10.14: Ongoing
Action 10.15: MB GO to be issued a Parish Council email address. Action 10.15: Ongoing
Action 10.16: Clerk To respond to the financial request received from Wilstead Players with Council's decision. Action 10.16: Complete
Action 10.17: Clerk To feedback to the applicant for the financial assistance request for the Church Clock repairs would be guaranteed if the work is done up to £1,500. Action 10.17: Complete
Action 10.18: Clerk To provide MF with a list of the various funding opportunities for local organisations. Action 10.18: Complete
Action 10.19: Clerk To check with BAPTC for clarification payment by personal debit card is not currently permitted in the NALC model Financial Regulations Clarity received and circulated. Financial Regulations to be updated Action 10.19: Complete
Action 10.20: MF To purchase a laptop which would become Parish Council property, MF to look into suitable model at a value up to £1k. Laptop spec and package identified and payment authorised between meetings in order to achieve early delivery. Action 10.20: Ongoing
Action 10.21: NJ/Clerk To have the Working Group structure as a future agenda item. The Councillors involved in possible changes to the Working Group Structure have been contacted and a draft update to the Working Structure was circulated prior to the meeting. Action 10.21: Complete
Action 10.22: MF To explore in the region of up to £1k expenditure given the initial findings around cost for a new website option for the Parish Council MF to bring more information to the next meeting. Action 10.22: Complete
Action 10.25: Clerk To post the conclusion of audit notice. Action 10.25: Complete
Action 10.26: F&GP WG To respond to the External Auditor to highlight the Parish Council response to the audit comments. The Council were contacted by Elstow Parish Council re the status of their and Wilstead's clerking provider and requested a meeting. It was explained to them that Wilstead did not have a Parish Clerk and the Responsible Finance Officer was a councillor. The Parish Council believes that both these stances are allowed under Local Government rules. It was agreed that Wilstead to collate an individual response to the external auditor on this matter. Action 10.26: Ongoing
Action 10.27: F&GP WG The Parish Council to copy their response to some local Councils. Action 10.27: On Hold
The Parish Council resolved to approve the Working Group structure.
MF summarised the options to the Parish Council regarding a new Council website, it was unanimously agreed to spend £1k on the specification received with MF to engage with the contractor so that the lead time of 8 weeks would commence. There would also be a hosting fee of £55.00 it was noted which the Council approved to pay, noting that 50% of the fees to the contractor would be payable up front, which was approved.
It was resolved to purchase the new Council laptop at a total cost of up to £1,000 excluding VAT, resolution passed.
The Council resolved to approve the Financial Regulations circulated following the advice from BATPC recently received.
The village website it was agreed to authorise expenditure to enable the village website coordinator to continue with ensuring there is a site for the village. £63.95 to be paid for the new website hosting software required, and the Council agreed a letter of thanks to go to Jackie Lloyd for her tireless work on this. Action 11.07: Clerk
v) VILLAGE FACILITIES (ALLOTMENTS, BURIAL GROUND, JUBILEE CENTRE AND GRASS CUTTING):
Action 6.19: EB To obtain quotes for the tarmac cracking and pot holes, around the Jubilee Centre. Pot holes at end of Jubilee Way have been filled in. Action 6.19: Complete
Action 6.20: Clerk To make contact again with the shops at The Crossroads, and to write regarding the large pot hole. Letter drafted, local authority advice sought, awaiting feedback before sending letter, no feedback from Borough Council. Chased again October. Action 6.20: Ongoing
Action 6.23: EB To review overgrown vegetation at Pollards Close This had been done and the findings are to be discussed with the resident. This item can be closed as the resident appears to have taken action and all looks tidy. Action 6.23: Complete
Action 10.23: Clerk To contact the local shops in the area at the Crossroads to advise them of the planned work for this area. Action 10.23: Clerk
Action 10.24: EB To seek quotations improve this area (see Action 10.23)
Action 10.24: Ongoing
It was noted that a specific burials email address for contacting the Parish Council has been created, all stakeholders would be alerted to this contact method going forwards. Action 11.08: Clerk
It was agreed that the Parish Council pay for cutting the hedges within the Jubilee Centre compound. They are encroaching and need to be cut. Future cutting to be included in the contractor specification. Action 11.09: EB
Grass cutting, including Action 11.09 to be added to the Environment Working Group report. Action 11.10: Clerk
RD arrived at this point of the meeting
(i)Payment of accounts:
Payee Service Amount
Barnicoat Ltd Clerking service October £887.37
A R Worboys Ltd Grass cutting SI1191 £593.28
Eon Uk LtdStreet lighting energy £127.21 it was noted that this will be the last postal invoice and future payments will be by direct debit
Reflections Bus Shelter Cleaning £80.00
Alastair Blake allotment rent tenancy repayment £24.50
Eric Benton reimbursement padlock for Jubilee Field gate £19.99
Eric Benton reimbursement of Burial Ground expenses £8.98
Jackie Lloyd reimbursement of village website £63.95
Payments made out of meeting
Plus Net Telephone and broadband £29.14
Jerry Parker Neighbourhood Plan expenses£132.00
Chris Ashby Neighbourhood Plan expense£17.35
We are your IT Ltd Purchase of laptop and software £1144.20
We are your IT Ltd Purchase of laptop Malware£57.60
Vivien Riddle Neighbourhood Plan Expenses £33.14
The Council resolved to make the above payments at the meeting and confirmed the payments that had occurred between meetings as previously. The recent water bill to be reviewed in greater detail as it appears very high.
Action 11.10: Clerk
(ii) Financial spreadsheet 2019/20
The October reconciliation had been circulated, no areas of concern arose.
(iii) Budget and precept consideration for 2020/21
Working Groups were asked to start considerations of planning ahead to 2020/21 budget. The Clerk will prepare the November reconciled accounts for circulation. Action 11.11: Clerk
Confirmation on the level of precept increase that may result in a local referendum to be checked with BATPC following some recent feedback from the local authority. Action 11.12: Clerk
The F&GPWG will then receive the Working Group feedback and prepare a draft Precept for the full Council's approval on 6th January.
Action 11.13: F&GP WG
At this point of the meeting the F&GP WG referred Councillors to the recently circulated proposal from the Footpath Group that the PC part fund a diversion of part of Footpath 7. It was perceived by them to be in the public interest as it gave access to the woods from the footpath. NJ, as a member of the Footpath Group, declared a non-financial interest in this item. An overview of the proposal was given so any queries could be raised. The F&GP WG will continue to review this proposal and make a recommendation at a future PC meeting. Action 11.14: F&GP WG
A check is to be made that such a PC expense is permissible. Action 11.14A Clerk
5.CONFIRM MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 14th OCTOBER 2019
It was unanimously agreed that the October meeting minutes be signed as a true and accurate record by the Chair. All matters arising had been covered.
6. CORRESPONDENCE AND INFORMATION RECEIVED:
JM apologies for October meeting
NALC Events Bulletin emails
Age Partnership email promoting services
BBC Planning weekly list email
Homewatch newsletter copy
Online playgrounds promotional information
BBC letter acknowledging receipt of planning comments
CPRE update emails
Crime statistics - forwarded
ERTA Voluntary Transport email
Beds Police newsletter – forwarded
BATPC Training Courses communications
BBC Weekly Licensing list
Project Involve, BBC and BATPC communications regarding the changes to the website hosting going forwards
Resident copied Council into communications with local authority regarding breach of HGV restriction
BATPC information on London Luton Airport consultation
Copied into communications regarding Orbit Spinner repair
BBC Officer communications regarding CCTV license of apparatus request
BBC agenda for Standards Committee meeting
Rookery South Liaison Panel newsletters received – circulated
Allotment tenant various communications
Burial ground and associated communications
Parish Council article submitted to Homewatch
BBC Officer and Police communications regarding average speed camera data – received and circulated to Councillors
Copied into communications regarding Persimmon open space negotiations
Neighbourhood Plan group minutes – circulated
NALC Chief executive's bulletin
Resident raising concern regarding the A6 diversion increase in traffic along Cotton End Road and requesting average speed cameras – talked them through the latest communications and process for cameras
Resident reported that footpath blocked following landowner clearance – reported to Highways Helpdesk
Copied into communications securing new bond investment as agreed by the Parish Council previously – this has been confirmed as being in place
Jubilee Centre hedges need attention following Committee raising this – forwarded to EB
Resident concern over the large vehicles accessing the village during the diversion – responded to
BATPC circular regarding VE Day – forwarded to all
Bedfordshire Police newsletter – circulated
Resident concern regarding the narrow part of the footway along Cotton End Road and overhanging vegetation – responded to and to be noted at meeting
Vehicle Activated Sign information provided to RD
Liaison with BBC Officers regarding registering Councillors to speak at Planning Committee meetings
Copied into communications regarding street lighting column testing feedback to local authority – to be covered during meeting
Wixams PC emergency plan clarification – responded to
BBC Transporting Bedford 2020 information – forwarded to Councillors and to Homewatch/website
Copied into communication with street lighting maintenance contractor regarding repair to light quotation that is on hold at present
BBC Officer communications regarding Rural Grant application being successful and letter received confirming this
BBC Officer planning mini- conference Councillors booked to attend and feedback from last Parish Council meeting given
Came and Company Autumn Matters 2019
New Wilstead website request for PC items – forwarded to Jackie Lloyd
Resident request for collecting orange recycling sacks – collection arrived
A R Worboys communication regarding payment of recent invoices
Notification of Greensand Ridge new gateway signs
Wilstead Telephone Exchange communications regarding plans for the site pre- consultation – circulated to all
A6 Works construction leaflet communications
BATPC Cemetery Management and Compliance training course information – circulated
BATPC Bugle – circulated
BATPC feedback from NALC Financial Regulation clarification sought from last meeting - received
Clerk and Councils Direct magazine
BATPC Purdah clarification
Copied into communications regarding transfer of community woodland
Resident expressing concern over proposals for 65 houses in the parish following reading a local news article – responded to
Bedford Daycare Hospice request for financial assistance
Wilstead Players letter of thanks for donation
Resident request for a Christmas tree/lights in the parish – responded to and investigated in depth with contractor
Resident request for a village Christmas tree – responded to
Local tradesman wishing to advertise – forwarded to Homewatch
BATPC Good Councillors Guide to Local Transport Planning
Copied into feedback from site meeting with Parish Councillors and street lighting contractor to look at feasibility of a Christmas tree
Resident copied PC into email sent to Highways Helpdesk following tarmac removal in the parish
Resident email to BBC about A6 works and problems being experienced copied to PC
HGV enforcement in the parish meeting with police – dates offered
CPRE communication seeking if the PC wish input on a proposed planning development – responded as the application is in Wixams not Wilstead
Resident reporting concern with signalled controlled pedestrian crossing in village to Highways Helpdesk
Resident communication regarding a burial in the parish – responded to
Copied into resident feedback of idea of setting up a Christmas memorial in the Burial Ground – responded to by EB
Wilstead Church Clock feedback from Councils agreement to support received
Eon and Anglian Water direct debit mandate communications
Resident concern regarding A6 diversion works and issues in the parish
Jubilee Centre gate not secure – action taken to secure this
Copied into comments submitted for Howard Close appeal by Neighbourhood Plan Group
Resident reporting the temporary crossing not working to local authority
Resident concern regarding speeding on Cotton End Road – responded to
Resident concern with the silver birches in Dines Close – reported to Helpdesk
Resident concern with the extended length of the A6 diversion – responded to
Resident concern with the extended length of the A6 diversion – responded to
7. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS:
Matters as arisen
The Chair closed the meeting at 10.00pm. A reminder the next meeting is at the Jubilee Centre.