MINUTES OF LEIGH-ON-MENDIP PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON 5 DECEMBER 1994. Councillors present: H Danield, J Davis, R Dixon, S Haywood, M Loten, D Turner and D Pattison, Chairman. County Councillor A Merrick was in attendance. The Minutes of the last meeting were accepted as a true record. An ammendment needs to added to the effect that the residue of the Hall Grant, £525, was paid into the Hall Fund a/c. Because of the short time between meetings no letters had been received. It was agreed that SH would get quotes for a noticeboard in a wood other than oak. (SH) Rec Field Signs to be discussed at their meeting 7/12/94(SH). CHURCHYARD - DP to discuss with S Dores. (DP) PAVEMENT PARKING - still a problem. (CLERK & ML) ROAD AT TADHILL - waterboard working on it. PLANNING - Variation of conditions 41 & 37 of 101393/005 Halecombe Quarry. Quarry want to re-negotiate these two conditions. NRA have gained all the information after only 2 years not the estimated 5, the variation would allow them to get extra information. It was felt that the PC could not object to the change in monitoring scheme but Councillors objected to the change in the consultation process. A councillor had requested WRo Status report C03720 and C02971 mentioned in the application but these had been refused by Wimpey Hobbs. It was agreed that the PC would write stating they had no objections to the monitoring changes but strong objections to the change in consultation. (CLERK) EXAMINER HOUSE - served with a non-compliance order by MDC. ROADS & FOOTPATHS (info from AM) SCC believed farmer wanted lay- by near water works filled in. JD offered to speak to him. (JD) JD raised question of school transport with AM with regard to children of 9 having to walk along the Old Wells Road. AM told him about the appeals process. QUARRY MATTERS - RD believed Merehead had put in a planning application - AM offered to find out & see Parish consulted. Whatley - it is thought that the public inquiry might re- convene. AM offered to send a map of the area being discussed. Draft Structure Plan - to be discussed this week, minerals section will be circulated. (RD) POLICE PLAN - was discussed it was agreed that cars need to be made more secure (a national initiative?) and Youth crime needs to be tackled. (CLERK) FINANCE - HALL FUND - A cheque for £525 had been deposited by the PC so all the grant for the next 2 years had been paid. A receipt for £152.50p from SCC had been received. A bill from Wessex Water for £41.13p had been received, DP proposed payment, SH seconded all agreed. A cheque was made out and given to ML. CORRESPONDENCE - Letter from Chubb Beresford concerning Rec Field was given to SH for the meeting on 7/12. EMERGENCY PLANNING COURSE - to B Clarke. NRA FLOODING info request. (DP) "CLERK", Twinning Notes & Local Council Review circulated. NEXT MEETING 16 JANUARY 1995.
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