27th May Annual Council Parish Meeting

       MINUTES OF THE CROFT PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON MONDAY 27th May 2021

 

Present

Councillors           Cllr Mr N Dowlman (Chairman)                                     

                            Cllr Vokes, Cllr Moore

                           Cllr Dennis, Cllr Peacock

                           Cllr Bowser 

                            

                             Cllr Blackburn (LCC)                                

                          

In Attendance                 Mrs C Newton (Clerk)                               

                                     

                  Public Participation session

                There were no Public Present

                                                                               

1 Apologies for absence

 Cllr Mrs. Coxall, PCSO J Richardson these absences were

 formally approved, by vote, having considered and accepted

 the reasons for absence.

2 Election of Chairman and Declaration of Acceptance of Office to

be signed

Cllr Dowlman was nominated by Cllr Vokes, seconded by Cllr Bowser, and unanimously agreed.  Cllr Dowlman accepted the post and signed his acceptance of office.

Election of Vice Chairman and Declaration of Acceptance of Office to be signed

Cllr Peacock was nominated by Cllr Dowlman, seconded by Cllr Vokes, and unanimously agreed.  Cllr Peacock accepted the post and signed his acceptance of office.

3 Declarations of Interest

Planning Cllr Dowlman

Allotments Cllr Moore

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

the 19th of April

It was unanimously agreed that the minutes should be signed.

5 Matters to Report

a) Reply sent to a resident suggesting that he contacts the Parochial Church Council with his concerns.

Noted

b) Arrangements made with a resident to meet Cllr Dennis to discuss Croft Lane Dyke.

The resident has not contacted Cllr Dennis.

6 Correspondence received

None

7 Informative matters from LCC & ELDC Councilors

Cllr Blackburn introduced herself, she has been completing her induction, and will attend her first full Council meeting on Friday.

8 Planning Applications

a) Response

S/020/00220/21

Planning Permission - Change of use of land for the siting of 40no. static caravans, excavation of land to form a lake and construction of internal access roads, change of 4 existing touring pitches to static pitches and provision of one additional static pitch on existing touring caravan site

VIRLEY HOUSE TOURER PARK, VIRLEY HOUSE, HIGH LANE, CROFT, SKEGNESS, LINCOLNSHIRE, PE24 4SJ

SUPPORT WITH COMMENTS

FULL PLANNING PERMISSION

b) Submitted

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 COMMENTS

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

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

c) To Discuss

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

Cllr Dowlman declared an interest and left the room

Cllr Dennis Abstained

SUPPORT

S/039/00687/21 

Planning Permission - Erection of 2no. pairs of semi-detached houses.

CROFT MILL COURT, CROFT LANE, CROFT

Cllr Dennis & Cllr Peacock abstained

For 3 Against 1

SUPPORT

9 Finance

a) Bills paid between meetings

Zurich Insurance £562.23

Willlsons (Entitlements) £892.50

Unanimously agreed

b) Bills to Pay

Salaries March £ 420.38

Ladybug £180.00

Lindsey Marsh Drainage Board £171.84

V Clerk (Audit) £25.50

Unanimously agreed

b) Funds received

Allotments £765.00

c) Account Balances

Treasurer account £ 14993.40

Instant Account     £71336.59

Petty Cash £14.60

Noted

d) Letter from the Auditor

Noted

e) Audit - To be discussed and agreed – sent to Councillors before the meeting

(i) To Sign the Certificate of exemption

It was unanimously agreed that Cllr Dowlman should sign the certificate

ii) To complete & sign the Annual Governance Statement

(iii) To complete & sign the accounting statements

It was unanimously agreed that Cllr Dowlman should sign the statements

10 Village Hall Report Cllr Vokes had sent a detailed report to Councilors before the meeting

The CCTV system was discussed, and it was unanimously agreed that an annual service of the system should be set up, with the possibility of upgrading the system in the near future.

Cllr Vokes also advised that 2 new cookers were included in the kitchen upgrade.

11 Playing Field equipment update – Cllr Mrs. Coxall & Cllr Vokes

An application for funding has been made to the National Lottery – there is a lead time of 12 weeks on a decision, other avenues are also being explored.

12 Footpaths & Highways

It was noted that there seems to be more fly tipping by the side of the bottle banks, and it was agreed that the Clerk should request a No-Fly Tipping sign to be erected.

13 Meeting Dates for the fiscal Year

2021                                          2022

June 7th                                    February 7th

July 5th                                       March 7th

September 6th                            April 4th

October 4th

November 1st

December 6th                           May 16th Annual Parish Council meeting &

                                                 Parish Meeting                   

The next item was a pink paper

Councilor Moore left the meeting

14 Allotments and Rural Payments

A report was made by the Clerk, it was unanimously agreed that the rent should be paid in full for 2021, and that the agent should be instructed to prepare a new contract going forward.

 

Meeting closed at 8.15 pm