1st February

       MINUTES OF THE CROFT PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON MONDAY 1st February 2021

BY WAY OF A VIRTUAL ZOOM MEETING

 

 

Present

Councillors                     Cllr Mr N Dowlman (Chairman)                                     

                                      Cllr Vokes, Cllr Moore

                                      Cllr Dennis, Cllr Peacock

                                     Cllr Bowser, Cllr Mrs. Coxall                                    

                           

In Attendance                 Mrs C Newton (Clerk)                       

                                      Cllr Kirk (LCC)

                                      2 members of the public                 

 

Public Participation session  

The Public had no questions                                                                                      

1 Apologies for absence

PCSO J Richardson

2 To sign as correct the minutes from the last meeting held on   

the 7th of December 020

Unanimously agreed that these minutes should be signed.

3 Declarations of Interest

None

4) Matters to Report

ELDC planning are arranging to release the 106 funds

Noted

5 Correspondence received

a) LIVES – request for support – sent to Councilors before the meeting

It was proposed by Cllr Vokes, seconded by Cllr Mrs. Coxall, and unanimously agreed that a donation of £100 be made.

6 Informative matters from LCC & ELDC Councilors

LCC – Cllr Kirk advised on the following, coordination for the pandemic, the resilience team, and the green master plan.

7 Planning Applications

a) Decisions

S/039/01796/20

Section 73 application in relation to condition no. 4 (Occupancy condition) imposed on planning permission ref. no. S/039/01216/17 for change of use of land to provide 33no. touring caravan site with office/shop building and toilet block (work commenced). 

LAND REAR OF RIVULET HOUSE, PINCHBECK LANE, CROFT

APPROVED

S/039/01811/20

Planning Permission - Construction of a vehicular access.

HIDDEN GARDEN COTTAGE, CROFT BANK, WAINFLEET ALL SAINTS, SKEGNESS, LINCOLNSHIRE, PE24 4AN

Cllr Dennis Abstained

SUPPORT

FULL PLANNING PERMISSION GRANTED

b) Submitted

S/039/02026/20 

Planning Permission - Erection of a bungalow with detached self-contained annexed with gym and double garage and construction of a vehicular access.

LAND TO THE REAR OF THE COTTAGE, CROFT LANE, CROFT, SKEGNESS, LINCOLNSHIRE, PE24 4PG

Extension Applied for

NO OBJECTIONS

S/039/02047/20

Planning Permission - Change of use of land for the siting of 33 no. static caravans with decking and sheds. Excavation of land to form a wildlife pond, siting of a gas compound with fencing, construction of vehicular access and internal roads

CROFT BANK CARAVAN SITE, CROFT BANK, CROFT, SKEGNESS, LINCOLNSHIRE, PE24 4RE

SUPPORT with Observations

S/039/02280/20

Section 73 application in relation to condition no. 9 (occupancy) as imposed on planning permission reference no. S/039/00575/19 which was for change of use of land for the siting of 4no. static caravans in connection with existing holiday and fishing business, regrading of land, and demolition of existing agricultural shed to provide for construction of a vehicular access road.

LAND AT CHURCH FARM HOLIDAY COTTAGES, CROFT LANE, CROFT, SKEGNESS, LINCOLNSHIRE, PE24 4S

SUPPORT

c) To Discuss

S/039/00005/21

 Planning Permission - Extension of Church Farm Holiday Park to create the second phase which includes the change of use of land for the siting of 12 no. caravans, excavation of land to form a water feature pond, embankments, and the creation of internal vehicular access roads

LAND AT CHURCH FARM HOLIDAY PARK, CROFT LANE, CROFT, SKEGNESS, LINCOLNSHIRE, PE24 4SL

It was agreed that the Councilors will advise he Clerk via email of their responses.

d) Tree Preservation Order

Application Ref 0123/20/TPA

Support

Noted

Cllr Kirk left the meeting

8 Finance

a) Bills paid between meetings

Salaries December    £432.58

Inland Revenue £186.30

b) Bills to Pay

Salaries January   £ 432.58

Transfer from Treasurer Account to Instant account £10000.00

Proposed Cllr Vokes, seconded Cllr Moore and unanimously agreed that these payments should be made

c) Account Balances

Treasurer account £ 15521.97

Instant Account     £71336.59

Petty Cash £14.60

Noted

Cllr Dennis joined the meeting and gave his report.

ELDC are still concentrating on the pandemic support program, ELDC are in the process of setting up a trading company to build houses.

9 Village Hall

a) Report – Cllr Mr. Vokes

£10000.00 to be from ELDC re their support to buildings with a ratable value, where there has been no income

There is a great many outstanding maintenance project

that these funds will assist with.

Double glazing, kitchen doors, carpet replacement, area outside the Village Hall. It was proposed by Cllr Dowlman, seconded by Cllr Mrs. Coxall, and unanimously agreed, that quotes should be obtained for these works, with the residue of the funds put into reserves.

10 Charity Document – Cllr Mrs. Coxall

Arrangements were made for Cllrs Dowlman, Peacock & Cllr Mrs. Coxall who will be Trustees to sign the Charity Document.

Further arrangements will be discussed at the next meeting.

1 Resident left the meeting

11 Allotments and Rural Payments

The agent has been in contact with the Clerk and has asked for permission to speak to the Tennant on the Councils behalf. This ws unanimously agreed.

Cllr Dowlman proposed, Cllr Bowser seconded and unanimously agreed that in the meantime a final reminder for last year’s rent, together with the invoice for this year should be sent, unanimously agreed.

12 Agenda Items for the next meeting

Allotments, Rural Payments

The Drope Procter Charity

It was unanimously agreed to move into closed session, and the public were asked to leave

13 Play Equipment (including Fencing) – Cllr Vokes & Cllr Mrs. Coxall

To discuss designs – sent to Councilors before the meeting

To open quotes received

The quotes were opened at the meeting; however, it was agreed that further alterations to the designs are required, therefore Cllr Mrs. Coxall will recontact the companies advising of the adjustments

It was also agreed that the Church would be advised of the plans once they have been finalized.

It was unanimously agreed to move out of closed session

14 Next Meeting March 1st, 2021

Meeting Closed at 8 pm