4th October

MINUTES OF THE CROFT PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD

ON MONDAY 4th October 2021

Present

Councillors    Cllr Mr N Dowlman (Chairman)                                      

                     Cllr Vokes, Cllr Moore, Cllr Bowser

                     Cllr Peacock, Cllr Mrs Coxall.  Cllr Blackburn 

                                                         

In Attendance                 Mrs C Newton (Clerk)                               

                                   

Public Participation session

There was no one present.

1 Apologies for absence

Cllr Dennis this absence was formally approved, by vote, having considered and accepted the reason for absence. PCSO’s

2 Declarations of Interest

Cllr Dowlman Planning

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

the 6th of September 2021.

It was unanimously agreed that the minutes should be signed

4 Informative matters from LCC & ELDC Councilors

Cllr Blackburn (LCC) – has spoken to LCC concerning buses stopping in the village – she will keep the Council informed.

5 Planning Applications 

a) Response

S/039/01529/21 

Section 73 application in relation to condition no. 1 (occupancy) as imposed on planning permission reference no. S/039/01070/00 which was for the siting of a caravan without complying with conditions.

THE PEARTREES, SPILSBY ROAD, WAINFLEET, SKEGNESS, PE24 4LP

Cllr Dennis abstained

OBJECT

APPROVED

b) Submitted

S/039/00645/21 

Planning Permission - Extension to existing dwelling to provide a dining room, utility, w.c. and conservatory

3 CHURCH LANE, CROFT, SKEGNESS, PE24 4RS

SUPPORT 6 ABSTAIN 1

S/039/00939/21 

Planning Permission - Erection of a detached garage/store and construction of a vehicular access.

SANCTUARY, CROFT LANE, CROFT, SKEGNESS, LINCOLNSHIRE, PE24 4PF

SUPPORT

S/039 S/039/01870/21

Planning Permission - Extension and alterations to the existing dwelling to provide additional living accommodation.

THE ROSERY, SPILSBY ROAD, WAINFLEET, SKEGNESS, PE24 4LP

SUPPORT

S/39/01497/21 

Planning Permission - Excavation of land to form a network of backwaters to hold water all year round to create suitable habitat for European eels to include 2 no. separate networks of backwaters each with a central channel linked by culverts to the Burgh Sluice Relief Channel with short dead-end channels off the central channel. Excavated soil will be retained on site and used to widen the adjacent flood risk management embankment.

CROFT MARSH, CROFT, SKEGNESS, (ALSO WITHIN THE PARISH OF WAINFLEET ST MARY) PE24 4AT

SUPPORT

S/039/02057/21 

Planning Permission - Erection of ground mounted solar panels.

MONSON FARM, CHURCH LANE, CROFT, SKEGNESS, PE24 4RS

Cllr Dowlman declared an interest

SUPPORT

c) Enforcement

EC/039/00452/21

Home Farm House Low Lane

No breach taken place

Noted

8 Finance 

a) Bills to be paid

Salaries August £432.58

Inland Revenue £211.40

British Legion £35.00

Kompan £31226.82 Inc £5204.47 reclaimable VAT

Ladybug 

Transfer from Savings account 32000.00

It was unanimously agreed that these bills should be paid

c) Account Balances 

Treasurer account £11743.56

Instant Account     £ 76798.76

Petty Cash £18.10d) Balance of Benefit account before Kompan cheque

£70714.86

Noted

e) Confirmation of Exempt status received from the auditors

Noted

f) Village Hall Accounts – sent to Councilors before the meeting

There were no questions, and the Councilors agreed to accept the account.

It was suggested that the Village Hall investigate installing Wi-Fi.

9 Highways

Fix my Street Reference 405972 – New sign required – acknowledged

Noted

10 Village Hall 

a) Report – Cllr Vokes

The Young Farmers are now booking the hall

The Electric work has now been completed and the Parish Council are awaiting the certificates.

Cllr Vokes also confirmed that the cookers are now working.

11 Parish Notice Board at Tower Farm 

Awaiting location details

Cllr Dennis has offered the Parish Council £300 from his District grant towards the notice board.

12 Play Park Update

a) Preparation for receipt of Rowan Trees

b) Playing field entrance gates

Cllr Dowlman will investigate the costs for tree guards, and the replacement of the entrance gates.

The Play Inspection Company will be visiting on the 18th of October once Kompan have completed the installation. Once any remedial work has been conducted it was agreed to open the Playpark.

It was agreed to wait until next year to celebrate the official opening of the area.

13 Next Meeting 1st November

The Next agenda item was a pink Paper and residents were asked to leave

14 The Clerk advised the Councilors that the monitoring Officer had been in contact concerning a resident complaint.

Noted

Meeting Closed at 8.30 pm