MINUTES OF LEIGH-ON-MENDIP PARISH COUNCIL MEETING
         HELD ON MONDAY 20 DECEMBER 1993 IN THE SCHOOL.
Councillors  present  were  D Pattison,  Chairman,  J  Davis  and 
H Mawdsley.
DP  welcomed  A  Merrick, County Councillors,  and  A  Bull from SCC 
Solicitor's  Department  and Rowena Smith, Rights of  Way  Officer  
who  had  come  to discuss the PC's objection  to  the  Halecombe 
Footpath Diversion.
DP  had attended a meeting with WH organised by AM and  a  letter 
had been received dated 10 December 1994 - [A Gould, D Turner & R 
Dixon  arrived].  This  said 1) an agreed  circular  FP  will  be 
dedicated.  2)  Drainage will be provided  under  the  embankment 
which  it is hoped will be completed within 18 months (info  from 
G  Williams for WH). 3) Subject to completion of  the  embankment 
and  requirements  of planting the Company will  grant  the  same 
access   rights  as  to  the  northern  bank.  4)Where   possible 
additional  'links' will be provided.  [S Hayward arrived  during 
this item].
A  letter  from  SALC suggested that the  PC   should  get  legal 
agreement  to  certain points before dropping  their  objections.  
After discussion with Mr Bull it was proposed by DT and  seconded 
by  DP  that  the  objection to  the  Footpath  be  withdrawn,  5 
Councillors  voted  in favour, 1 abstained and 1  voted  against.  
Motion carried.                                           (CLERK) 
DP thanked Mrs Smith & Mr Bull for attending the meeting.
ASPHALT  PLANT    A letter from Mr  Hobden,  SCC  Minerals  Dept, 
invited  the  PC  to attend a site meeting on 5  January  at  the 
Quarry  and afterwards at the Hall.  RD, DT and DP will go.   It 
was  decided to leaflet the village.                    (RD & DT)
Letter  from  SCC -  Halecombes  IDO  permission  revoked.

MINUTES OF 15 NOV MEETING
Village Survey - 88 returns to date all had agreed with  proposal 
to acquire land for burials.  Clerk will pursue matter.   (CLERK)
It  was  agreed to employ a copy typist at 3 per  hour  to  type 
comments onto the computer.                             (DT & RD)
29 NOVEMBER - all letters sent.
The Minutes were accepted and signed.
FINANCE - A request for a grant from the school for PE  equipment 
was to hand JD proposed 350, AG seconded the motion was  passed 
with 1 abstention.                                        (CLERK)
Renewal  of sub to Community Council for Somerset -  DP  proposed 
10, JD seconded all agreed.                              (CLERK)
Renewal  of CPRE sub of 15 DT proposed, RD seconded all  agreed. 
PLANNING
Reconductoring of 2 Existing Overhead Lines and Add 1 Wire at The 
Old Vicarage & Limekiln Lane to Leigh Road. No objection. (CLERK)
From MDC - The Cottage, Tadhill - permission granted.
Amendments to The Chapel - granted.

RD  had attended a SCC/MDC quarrying meeting and was  willing  to 
give  Councillors  more  info. Also had just heard  that  it  was 
proposed L-O-M become part of South Somerset!

NEXT MEETING 10 JANUARY 1994 IN THE SCHOOL.


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