9th August 2010 Minutes

MINUTES of MEETING held on 9th August 2010
PRESENT C.Cook(Clerk), S. Hannant , J. Berry, L. Chenery,
M. Saunders and W. Kemp.
APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE received from
DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST –
MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETINGS held on 12th July 2010 were agreed as a true representation of meetings
Proposed by S. Hannant seconded by L. Chenery
4. COUNTY/DISTRICT COUNCILLORS, COMMUNITY POLICING, LOCAL ORGANISATIONS, CLUBS AND INDIVIDUALS WITH SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES -– REPORTS / INFORMATION.
No reports.
CCTV installation. Clerk has sent Amana Handley information with regards to costs of vandalism. She will progress possibility of grant from Crime Reduction partnership. No response as yet
Benches have been delivered and fitted. Planters have been delivered but need to be placed. JCB to skim grass opposite post office ready for paving is planned for Saturday 14h August. Clerk was authorised to agree those necessary costs for installation which can not await the next Parish Council meeting . Fencing to replace missing fencing on bank outside Village hall has arrived. Working party to help with installation of fencing planned for 21st August at 10 am. Clerk to publicise.
Concrete path on mill lane still to be installed.
Working party was organised in July to resolve remaining problems from last years inspection. Our thanks need to recorded to James Wright for turning up with a JCB to remove the old 1 beam and 3 logs. The one remaining medium/high priority problem is fencing to side of Village Hall. Working party planned for 21st August. New nets for football posts have been received. These need to be fitted.
Puddling on Ball Court. Advice from NALC solicitor has been circulated. It was suggested that drilling of holes in the lower areas may help
Proposal from Allotment Assn regarding Management of the Allotments. We await a proposal with financial plan.
Parish Council application for grant for phase 4 of playing field renovation requires a further £420 (approx) match funding. Proposed by L. Chenery seconded by S. Hannant that the Parish Council provide this match funding agreed.
6. HIGHWAY/TRAFFIC CALMING/FOOTPATH MATTERS
Some new signage has been installed and some resurfacing has occurred which has resolved some of the pot hole problems
No response received re the proposals/petition for barriers and 20mph limits on Church Road.
Problems with parking on Links Way and generally discussed. Agreed that we include articles in next newsletter
7. PLANNING
Planning application from J, Hoseason,The Gables, Slip Road for the erection of a conservatory was considered. Proposed by L. Chenery seconded by M. Saunders that we approve application agreed.
The Parish Council have been copied information regarding a member of the public questions about the allocation of the affordable housing. We are informed that the housing will be allocated in accordance with the Home options scheme criteria and that the criteria includes the need to comply with the local connection ‘cascade’ and the households strength of local connection, rather than the level of housing need, is the key criteria.
Broadland Housing will be holding an ‘Open Information Event’ in the village at an appropriate time to enable local households who would like to apply for (‘bid’) for one of the new homes to come and ask any questions they may have.
CHEQUES
C.Cook Clerks Goal nets & paint £68.19
NTTVH Hire of Hall £8.50
K. Cox Wardens Wages £35.77
Cash Petty Cash £30.00
D. Crisp Maintenance & install benches etc £190.00
Anglia Water Allotment Water Rates £24.92
Proposed by S. Hannant, seconded by M. Saunders that cheque payments be authorised.
PARISH PLAN
Clerk has produced a summary of current situation comparative to the 2006 parish plan, for discussion, which was circulated with the Agenda. A public meeting/open day was suggested at the July meeting to further an update of the Parish Plan. Possibility of including this on the Broadland Housing ‘open information event’ day suggested.
10. COMMUNICATION
Information on disc re frolic to be transferred to web site scrap book
Articles for September newsletter to include:- Thanks to Paul Arnold for the donation of seats planters paving etc and the transport to deliver. Thanks to all involved in July working party with particular thanks to James Wright for the use and operation of his JCB. Articles regarding parking. Information regarding the housing structure plan proposals.
11. GENERAL DISCUSSION
No items for discussion
12. DATE OF NEXT MEETING 13th September 2010
NOB meeting closed at 8.35pm

Signed…………………………………………..Date………………………

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