LEIGH ON MENDIP PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON 17 NOVEMBER 2003
Councillors present: G Casey, P Moore, J Wright, M Taylor and
N Park – Chairman.
Apologies: G Jeanes
The MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING were amended in the paragraph under Finance and accepted with the amendment and signed.
Website: The Chairman will register on “The Local Channel” website on behalf of the Parish Council. ACTION - CHAIRMAN
Roads and footpaths – some roads have been patched but not to a satisfactory standard.
Recreation field - dealt with later in meeting
Financial reports for October and November were prepared by the RFO, accepted and signed.
Payment of £18 to Leigh on Mendip Memorial Hall for rent for October and November proposed by PM, seconded by GC, all agreed. Cheque 397 made out and signed.
Payment of £300 to Leigh on Mendip Recreation Field Management Committee. Payment proposed PM, seconded by NP, all agreed. Cheque 398 made out and signed.
Notification of payments from Cemetery clerk:
£165 received for erection of memorial stone.
£225 due to be received for burial 17 November.
Council were reminded of the need to use the £312 remaining in the budget by the end of the financial year. GJ to ask Tony Gould re. progress with the kissing gates.
Councillors were asked to email Parish Clerk with comments re. footpaths and roads so that letter could be drafted to Highways dept. at Somerset County Council with a copy to go to WS Atkins. ACTION
ALL COUNCILLORS, CHAIRMAN AND CLERK.
Sugar Bush Cottage –application to erect a conservatory and extension to ground floor and conversion of garage to living space. No objections but comments written to Planning department re. concerns about school being overlooked. It was requested that the Planning dept. should make a site visit.
Manor Farm - application to convert existing outbuildings to holiday cottage. No objections and no comments.
REC FIELD REPORT
Next meeting of Halecombe Liaison Committee on 19 November at 7.00pm. Possible attendance by PM and JW.
HALL REPORT- none available.
MEETINGS – nothing to report
Mendip District Council Draft notice re. Enforcemnet Policy and Procedure.
Request from Air Ambulance for donation.
Notice re. meeting of Shepton Mallet/ Wells Area Board of MDC.
Publicity re. The Engine Room.
Notice re. meeting of the Standards Committee.
Notice re. Voluntary Sector Conference and Election of Voluntary Rep. To Mendip Strategic Partnership on 12 Dec.
Request for donation from Victim Support
Minutes of SALC and notice re. meeting on 1 Dec.
Letter from Somerset CC re. free fire checks in the county.
Somerset cc Local Transport Plan.
MDC letter re. precept.
Letter and information from Leigh on Mendip Recreation Field Committee.
DATE OF NEXT MEETING –Thursday 8 January 2004 in the Hall. Future meetings will be held on the 3rd Monday of each month including this January 19 2004.