02 March 2021
MINUTES OF THE REMOTE MEETING OF WRANGLE PARISH COUNCIL HELD ON TUESDAY 02 MARCH 2021 AT 7.30PM
Before the meeting started the Chairman welcomed Cllr Law to the meeting, now he can be present.
1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Apologies: Apologies were accepted from Cllr Pickett
Present: Cllrs Edwards, Featherstone, Wrisdale, Seymour, Law, Bowles and Danby (Chairman)
2. TO RECEIVE REPORTS FROM REPRESENTATIVES ON OUTSIDE BODIES
a. There was no report from the PCSO.
b. The Borough Councillors were no present.
c. The County Councillor was not present.
3. TO RECEIVE DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
There were no declarations of interest.
4. NOTES OF THE REMOTE MEETING HELD ON 01 DECEMBER TO BE APPROVED AND SIGNED AS THE MINUTES
The notes, previously circulated, were approved as the minutes after it was noted that the Council Tax, under item 2b(ii), would be increased by 2% and not by 7%. They will be signed, by the Chairman at a later date.
5. CLERK’S REPORT
The Clerk queried the interactive speed sign, the Chairman and the handyman will resolve this issue.
6. TO RECEIVE REPORT FROM THE CHAIRMAN
a. Wood chippings have been put in the orchard ready for spreading around the trees when the trees have been fertilized. Cllr Seymour will help with this work.
b. The Wrangle Show Committee are working with LCC to arrange permission to site the village sign at Church End.
7.40pm Cllr Ashton arrived
7. TO DISCUSS AND APPROVE, OR NOT, THE LALC ANNUAL TRAINING SCHEME PAYMENT
Following discussion it was resolved to pay for training as Councillors attend and reconsider the annual payment when training can be face to face.
8. FINANCE REPORT
a. To approve the following payments:
Salaries (February) 461.13
Clerks expenses 43.07
K & P Services (Handyman) 120.00
LALC (annual subscription fee) 365.11
Paul Greenhough (coloured paper for magazines) 25.16
b. Payments made in February:
E L Arnold (reimbursement for March magazine) 72.00
There was only 400 magazines printed for March, hence the lower cost.
The cheque for £90.00 made out t the last meeting will be used of the April magazine.
c. Balances in bank at 15 February: Current account £9,090.30 reconciled £7,335.37
Deposit account £27,119.06
Map account £636.65
9. RECREATION FIELD
a. A statement has been received regarding the ‘situation’ between two residents at the recreation field. It was resolved that this matter now be closed. The complainant will be advised of the outcome.
b. Photos have been sent to WREN, as they have requested, in evidence that the paly area they helped to fund is still there, being used and is well maintained.
c. A request to run a Zumba class on the field has been received. It was resolved that there is no issue and if the pavilion is required for electric there will be a charge of £5.00.
10. PLANNING APPLICATIONS RECEIVED
The following application was SUPPORTED by the Parish Council:
B/20/0515 - Mr Driver and Ms Leyland - Erection of a two storey side extension at Oaklands, Bull Drove
11. PLANNING DECISIONS RECEIVED FROM THE BOROUGH COUNCIL
There were no planning decisions for this meeting.
12. TO REPORT ANY HIGHWAYS ISSUES:
a. An email regarding movement in a property in the village was discussed. It was resolved not to ask that the buses be re-routed and there are no traffic calming measures that would resolve the issue in a 30mph area.
b. Some potholes have been filled around the village. At Sea Lane these could be emergency repairs and will be checked.
c. The repair by the drain on the A52 has broken up and needs to be repaired again.
13. TO DISCUSS THE WRANGLE ACCESS TO THE MARSH
a. Cllr Bowles showed photos of the edges of the parking area at the access to the marsh at Sea Lane.
b. Following discussion it was resolved that the drainage board would be asked if there was anything that could be done to ‘edge’ the parking area to prevent the edges from breaking up and making the area smaller and to prevent any vehicles going over it.
14. TO CONSIDER THE ANNUAL PARISH MEETNG BEING HELD ON APRIL
a. The Annual Parish Meeting is usually held in May each year.
b. Parish Councils are being advices to have the meeting in April, remotely, to prevent a ‘gathering’ taking place so near to the lifting of lockdown restrictions.
c. It was resolved that the Annual Parish Meeting would be held prior to the April Parish Council meeting.
15. ANY OTHER BUSINESS – MATTERS FOR NEXT AGENDA
There were no matters for the next agenda.
13. DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING
The next meeting will be a remote meeting to be held on 06 April 2021 at 7.35pm, following the Annual Parish Meeting at 7.30pm
There being no other business the meeting closed at 8.30 pm