MINUTES OF THE CROFT PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD
ON MONDAY 6th September 2021
Councillors Cllr Mr N Dowlman (Chairman)
Cllr Vokes, Cllr Moore
Cllr Peacock, Cllr Mrs Coxall
Cllr Blackburn (LCC)
In Attendance Mrs C Newton (Clerk)
1 Member of the Public
Public Participation session
It was brought to the Councils attention that the member of public had reported to East Lindsey problems that she is having with the new neighbours. The Council has agreed to follow up the complaint.
1 Apologies for absence
Cllrs Dennis & Bowser these absences were
formally approved, by vote, having considered and accepted
the reasons for absence. PCSO’s
2 Declarations of Interest
3 To sign as correct the minutes from the last meeting held on
the 7th July 2021.
It was unanimously agreed that the minutes should be signed
4 Matters to Report
a) Notice has now been served to terminate the tenancy on the allotments.
Vacant possession will be January 2023.
5 Correspondence received
a) Confirmation received from LCC that the Council will receive 9 Rowan trees as applied for, further information will be sent as soon as it become available.
b) Elan City – information received on speed reduction assistance.
Handed to Cllr Mrs. Coxall
c) Skegness & Mablethorpe Transport Strategy – sent to Councilors before the meeting
6 Informative matters from LCC & ELDC Councilors
Cllr Blackburn (LCC) – mentioned the Skegness & Mablethorpe Transport Strategy, it was suggested that Croft would gain by having more buses stop in the village, Cllr Mrs. Blackburn advised that she would investigate this matter
7 Planning Applications
Planning Permission - Change of use of existing agricultural land and erection of a workshop in connection with Motorsport business.
WILLOW DENE, CHURCH LANE, CROFT, SKEGNESS, PE24 4RU
Planning Permission - Change of use of land for the siting of 5 no. caravans and the construction of an internal roadway to connect to the existing caravan site.
OLD CHEQUERS INN SUNNYBROOK CARAVAN PARK, CROFT LANE, CROFT, SKEGNESS, PE24 4PF
FULL PLANNING PERMISSION
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 COMMENTS
FULL PLANNING PERMISSION
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
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
Planning Permission - Erection of a detached garage/store and construction of a vehicular access.
SANCTUARY, CROFT LANE, CROFT, SKEGNESS, LINCOLNSHIRE, PE24 4PF
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
Old Chequers Inn Caravan Park
Breach of Condition notice issued
a) Bills paid between meetings
b) Bills to be paid
Salaries August £432.58
Ladybug July £190.00 August £190.00
Telesat (CCTV) £210.00 inc £35 reclaimable VAT
JE Spence (Gridforce) paid through 106 funds £3024.00 inc £504.00 reclaimable VAT
Petty Cash £20.00
It was unanimously agreed that these payments should be made
c) Account Balances
Treasurer account £15810.14
Instant Account £ 76798.76
Petty Cash £18.10
d) Confirmation of Exempt status received from the auditors
9 Village Hall
a) Report – Cllr Vokes
Kitchen – the cupboards have been fitted; the wiring will commence 20th September Cllr Vokes reported on the excellent service received from the kitchen fitter.
Alarm – a new box has been fitted, and the system has been service
CCTV – A new monitor has been fitted and the system has been serviced.
If the Parish Council require CCTV coverage for the play area, we will need WIFI, and the cost of installation for this system will be between £3000 & £5000.
Windows – All blown units have now been replaced,
Fire Check – replacement of 1 fire extinguisher and check completed.
Car Park – The meshing has now been laid.
Bookings are increasing, and we have just taken a 3-day booking for a First Aid Course.
10 Parish Notice Board at Tower Farm – Cllr Peacock
It was agreed to investigate installing a notice board, Cllr Dowlman will advise the Clerk of suggested locations.
11 Funding for a skate Park – Cllr Peacock
It was agreed that until the new playpark is installed, no further projects should be taken on.
12 Next Meeting date 4th October
Meeting Closed at 8 pm