MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF GRIMSTON, SAXELBYE AND SHOBY PARISH COUNCIL HELD ON MONDAY 11TH JANUARY 2016 AT GRIMSTON


PRESENT

Mr. R. Easom (Chairman)

Mr. J.A. Lomas

Mr. J. Davies

Mr. R. Marsh

Mrs. M. Fenton (Clerk)

Cllr. J. Orson

1 Member of the Public

APOLOGIES - F. Read & Cllr. E. Hutchison

The Chairman welcomed everyone to the Meeting and asked the member of public and Joe Orson if there were any matters they wished to bring to the attention of the Parish Council.

Member of the public commented the website needs updating. Police details and members interests’ are out of date.

Cllr. Orson reported on increase in Council Tax and stated the Bus Service should stay the same until 2020.

MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING

The Minutes of the Meeting held on 2nd December 2015 were approved and signed.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

The Members had no interests to declare at this stage.

MATTERS ARISING

Grass Mowing Contract - Clerk reported had received a quote from Dan Summerland and asked Nigel Freckingham for quote. To discuss further at next Meeting.

Beech Hedge, Church Lane, Saxelbye - Clerk reported waiting for Leics. County Council to reply.

Cllr. Orson said he would look into.

CORRESPONDENCE

The following items were brought to the attention of the Council:-

Leics. County Council - National Highways & Transport Public Satisfaction Survey Parish Consultation.

Survey to be completed online. https://scorelink.econtrack,com?f54e10e819de48b3a3af466e28d94999

Melton Borough Council - Preferred/Emerging Options Draft MBC Local Plan. Cllr. Orson commented Consultation starts today for 12 weeks.

LRALC - Update on Audit Arrangements.

Melton Borough Council - Next Parish Council Liaison Meeting to be held in June.

Booklets to hand out

Clerks & Councils Direct

ACCOUNTS

Current Account £2209.12
Deposit Account £2134.68

Cheques signed as follows:

E-on (Nov & Dec charge) £65.55

E-On Energy Solutions Ltd. (Maintenance) £45.14

M. Fenton (Salary 1/10/15 – 31/12/15) £500.00

PLANNING MATTERS

Old Goods Yard, Grimston Station, Main Street, Saxelbye (Application No. 15/01024/COU). Change of use from a storage/office to a dwelling. Observation deadline 18th Feb. To be put on Agenda of next Meeting.

Agricultural Livestock Building Between Tunnel Farm & Saxelbye View Farm, Six Hills Lane,

Old Dalby (Application No. 15/01005/VAC). Removal of Conditions 2, 3 and 4 Planning Approval 13/00471/VAC. Observation deadline 18th Feb. Chairman to contact neighbour. To be put on Agenda of next Meeting.

Brook Farm, 1 Church Lane, Saxelbye (Application No. 15/00868/TCA). Consent to Work on Trees received.

ANNUAL PARISH MEETING

Cllr. Orson suggested Parish Council invite Will Baldett to give Talk on Prevent Agenda to raise awareness regarding radicalism. Clerk to contact with suggested dates of 25th, 27th or 20th April.

ANY OTHER BUSINESS

The Chairman reported it would not be possible to re-set broadband from Wartnaby. The cost would be too high because there were not enough properties to benefit.

DATE AND VENUE OF NEXT MEETING

Monday 8th February 2016 at 7.30 pm at Grimston.

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