DRAFT MINUTES

 

LEIGH ON MENDIP PARISH COUNCIL EXTRAORDINARY MEETING

held on 28th February 2012

 at 7.00pm in the Memorial Hall

 

 

Councillors Present

C Cudmore – Chairman (CC), A Dagger (AD), R Martin (RM), J Smith (JS), and B Wigmore (BW).

 

In attendance: S Vaillant (SV; Clerk), V Horler (VH), District Councillor and 2 members of the public.  

 

 

 

 

 

Action

1.0

Apologies

 

1.1

Apologies were received from I Barnes (IB). P Ham (District Councillor) and G Cawood (Country Councillor) also advised they would not be able to attend.

 

 

 

 

2.0

Declaration of Interest                                                                        

 

2.1

AD declared that he had done some work for the applicant regarding a previous planning application, but confirmed he would not be involved in this project.

It was agreed that this was not a prejudicial interest.

 

 

                                                                                        

 

3.0

Planning

 

3.1

Application 2011/1916; Grove Shute Farm East; Erection of a detached double garage with home office in roof-space with associate alterations to access and parking – The amended plans were tabled, together with the previous plans and those approved in 2008. M. Read also explained the reasons for the application and the subsequent changes:-

·      Remove the lead flat roof and install an Apex roof to create office space;

·      Wood cladding to match the oak porch to the house and surrounding woods.

 

 

 

 

 

BW joins the meeting.

 

 

 

 

 

It was agreed that the amendments were more in keeping with the proposals which were granted permission in 2008 and the Chair continued by reiterating the recommendations made by the PC in December.

 

 

 

 

 

RM proposed (JS seconded, all agreed) to leave the decision to the planning officer in the view of the amendments made.

 

 

 

 

 

VH leaves the meeting.

 

 

 

 

3.2

Parish Council Application for Skate park in the Rec Field and agreement of associated costs – Plans were tabled again for the benefit of those councillors not present at the last meeting. It was reiterated that the PC was happy to submit the application on behalf of the Recreation Field, since it is the owner of the land, including the fee of £85 to MDC. BW proposed, AD seconded, all agreed.

Clerk to prepare cheque and circulate for signing.

 

 

 

 

 

SV

 

 

 

4.0

Cemetery; Grass/Hedge Cutting Contract

 

4.1

A quotation has yet to be received from D. Jarvis despite an invitation letter having being sent and phone calls made. Chair to visit D. Jarvis to ensure he has not been away or taken ill. Contract to be awarded at the next meeting.

 

 

CC

 

 

 

5.0

Date & time of next meeting

 

5.1

The next Parish Council Meeting will be held on 19th March 2012, at 7.30pm in the Memorial Hall, Committee Room.