14th February 2011 Minutes

        MINUTES of MEETING held on 14th February 2011

PRESENT C.Cook(Clerk), H. Longman, J. O’Leary, S. Hannant , J. Berry, P. Jackson, L. Cherery, K. Nightingale(Police) and W. Kemp

1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE received from M. Saunders and A. Tomkinson

  1.  DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST –
  2.  MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING held on 10th January 2011 were agreed as a true representation of meetings

Proposed by J. Berry seconded by S. Hannant

4. COUNTY/DISTRICT COUNCILLORS, COMMUNITY POLICING,     LOCAL ORGANISATIONS, CLUBS AND INDIVIDUALS WITH SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES -– REPORTS / INFORMATION.

K. Nightingale reported on the current organisation of our Safer Neighbourhood Team. Next meeting with public participation is on 14th June

Oil thefts are a particular problem at present.

W. Kemp (District Councillor) reported that there are WREN grants available and that SNC are making joint arrangements with Gt Yarmouth Council to better utilise some recourses.

5. MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF P.C. ASSETS

Grant received from WREN (£25,000) for phase 4 of the play area renovation.

There is a current requirement for £2700 to be raised to complete final financial requirement. It was proposed by J. Berry and seconded by S. Hannant that we place the order for the equipment etc.

CCTV installation. Grant has been applied for and we await response

Replacement of damaged fencing on Links Way to be progressed.

Feb 12th working party to replace playing field / pub fence installed three quarters of the fencing. Another working party arranged for 19th to complete this project. Article to newsletter.

Paul Arnold has spare cycle racks. Agreed that we accept his offer for same.

Awaiting response on grant applications for environment improvements – Composting scheme and insulation.

Church Room was discussed. Uses suggested include book exchange, arts centre music practise etc. Agreed that Clerk write to Church suggesting that we rent Church Room for a while whilst we ascertain possible grant aid for repairs. Draft letter to be circulated for agreement. Steering group to be established.

6. HIGHWAY/TRAFFIC CALMING/FOOTPATH MATTERS

Agreed to provide grit bins on College Rd and Hampton Ave at last meeting. Invoice on tonights cheque list.   Placement agreed. Article to newsletter.

Survey required on pot holes to report to highways. Article to newsletter.

7. PLANNING

To include standard clause on light pollution on all applications

The planning application from Ian Plows, 19 Church Rd for extension to side of building to form new bedroom and wet room was considered. H. Longman left the meeting during this period. J. Berry was Chairman for this discussion. Proposed by S. Hannant seconded by J. O’Leary that we approve application as there are no material planning objections.

All the Affordable housing has been allocated to persons with local connections. Article to newsletter.

Concerns have been expressed of the level and extent of lighting on the affordable housing development. Clerk to write to Broadland Housing

8. CHEQUES

C.Cook                        Newsletter, mileage, post crete etc                    £88.36

Anglian water               Water allotments (reclaim from Allot Assn)        £24.93

NTTVH                       Hire of Hall                                                       £8.50

Travis Perkins               2 grit bins                                                         £158.86

B. Longman                  Nuts and bolts for fencing                                 £18.38

Proposed by S. Hannant seconded by P. Jackson that cheque payments be authorised.

9. PARISH PLAN

It was suggested that the progress of proposals resulting from Parish plan taking into account the Vital Villages seminar should be progressed by the establishment of a steering group.

Youth exchange programme to progressed by involving the youth of the village

10. COMMUNICATION

Village diary has been updated with all known information for 2011

Information on disc re frolic to be transferred to scrap book on web site.

To consider articles for March newsletter to include affordable housing, grit bin placement, pot holes, Norfolk safe and secure scheme, mobility scooter safety awareness course, working party etc

11. GENERAL DISCUSSION

 To discuss items for possible inclusion on a future agenda

 

12. DATE OF NEXT MEETING 14th March 2011

NOB meeting closed at 8.35

Signed…………………………………………………..Date………………………..

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