MINUTES OF LEIGH-ON-MENDIP PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON MONDAY 6 JULY 1992 IN THE SCHOOL. Councillors present were J Davis, R Dixon, A Gould, Mrs H Park & D Pattison,Chairman. It was not yet known if there would be an election. (CLERK) Thanks had been sent to D Yelland for his work as Councillor and Chairman during the last five years. D Turner arrived. MATTERS ARISING Village Map - still under investigation. (CLERK) LJH - a letter had been sent to MDC with copies to the Inquiry Inspector, M Robinson MP, A Merrick and R Hewitt (the latter had been unable to attend tonights meeting). It was agreed that Councillors wanted the banking removed and it was decided to seek legal advice from SALC. (CLERK) RFMC Litter Bin - Clerk had contacted Secretary of RFMC. Arrangements had been made to empty the bin and to fix it in position. D Pattison proposed buying a bin, D Turner seconded & all agreed. (CLERK) Footpaths - Bristol Water will be contacted re blocked footpath in Ham/Whitehole Hill area. (CLERK) Bridleways - Meeting had been attended by Clerk. It was decided to purchase a large OS Map for the Parish. Tungsten Lane will be riden and reported on. (CLERK) Roads: Staggered Parking - concern was expressed that it would take away the protection given by parked cars to pavement users. The traffic calming report from SCC is awaited. (CLERK) Police will be asked their reasoning for allowing a weight but not a length restriction on Vobster Bridge. (CLERK) A decision from SCC on IDO registration is expected by the end of August. PLANNING Application for 8 flats at Leigh Service Station refused on overlooking and overcrowding grounds. It was agreed to write to MDC expressing appreciation for letter of explanation for decision. The question of whether the need for low cost housing is considered when making a decision will be asked. (CLERK) Renewal Temp Permission on Stone Masons Yard - no Objection.(CLK) RD will attend MDC Housing Strategy Meeting. Complaints had been received about the field belonging to Examiner House. A letter will be sent to MDC, copy Ex Hse.(CLERK) The matter of the Ramp at 18 Park Hayes was being taken up with SCC Highways (CLERK) In any work done to the Methodist Chapel would the windows have to be reinstated? Plans will be brought to the next meeting.(CLERK) Village Hall - a special fund must be set up to pay for work done to the Hall. It was agreed to form a sub-committee of D Pattison, Mrs H Park, Mrs M Loten and J Robson with Clerk in attendance to deal with the work. Notification of exhibition "Through the Eyes of a Child" received. NEXT MEETING 3 AUGUST, 7.30 THE SCHOOL. Agenda item - Rec field.
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