Minutes OF THE CROFT PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON MONDAY 15th March 2021
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)
2 members of the public
Public Participation session
The Planning application for Virley House was discussed with the applicant, and then the oner left the meeting
1 Apologies for absence
PCSO J Richardson
2 To sign as correct the minutes from the last meeting held on
the 1st February 2021
Proposed Cllr Dowlman, seconded Cllr Vokes and unanimously agreed that the minutes should be signed
3 Declarations of Interest
4) Matters to Report
a) ELDC have paid 106 Monies totaling £2520.00, contractor contacted.
5 Correspondence received
a) Brown & Co – Call for Land – sent to Councilors before the meeting.
6 Informative matters from LCC & ELDC Councilors
LCC Not present
ELDC Cllr Dennis introduced Sue Blackburn who had joined the meeting as the prospective County Councilor.
He also updated everyone on the review of the planning review, Towns fund awarded to Skegness, Mablethorpe and Boston which will be used for investments into the future. He also advised on the highways work being carried on Roman Bank.
7 Planning Applications
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
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
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
LCC Ref PL/014
Change of use of Land
Hollytree Farm Croft Bank
c) Planning application appeal
Land at: WILLOW DENE, CHURCH LANE, CROFT, SKEGNESS, PE24 4RU Called-in application reference number: APP/D2510/W/21/3267373 Called-in application starting date: 03/03/2021
d) To Discuss
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
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, siting of bollard lighting and the creation of internal vehicular access roads.
LAND AT CHURCH FARM HOLIDAY PARK, CROFT LANE, CROFT, SKEGNESS, LINCOLNSHIRE, PE24 4SL
a) Bills to Pay
LALC – Subscription £257.14
Salaries February £ 432.58
It was unanimously agreed that these bills should be paid
b) Funds received
106 funds £2520.00
VAT refund £76.34
c) Account Balances
Treasurer account £ 17685.73
Instant Account £71336.59
Petty Cash £14.60
9 Village Hall – Cllr Vokes
The Village Hall may open for band practices from the 17thMay, all organizations can meet from 21st June.
Cllr Vokes proposed that Auction – could open outside from17th May, this was unanimously agreed.
b) Details of quotes received for proposed works
Windows – Reflections £661.00 unanimously agreed to go ahead
Carpet – Top of the Pile – industrial carpet maximum £2000.00 – unanimously agreed to go ahead.
Kitchen replacement, one quote received so far, it was agreed that these quotes should be for supply and fit, and that the Council should await further quotes before a decision is made.
10 Charity Update – Cllr Mrs. Coxall
It was proposed by Cllr Dennis, seconded y Cllr Vokes that the4 Trustees should be Cllr Dowlman, Cllr Peacock and Cllr Mrs. Coxall as Secretary/Treasurer.
Vote For 6 Against 1
Arrangements will now be made to call a meeting of the trustees and make arrangements to alter the bank account.
11 Allotments and Rural Payments – Information sent out to Councilors before the Meeting
Cllr Dowlman proposed, seconded by Cllr Peacock that the Council should take action against the tenant.
For 6 Against 1
It was also unanimously agreed that the Parish Council should appoint Land agent John Smithson-Whitehead, to advise the Council in setting up a new contract for the future.
12 Playing Field equipment update – Cllr Mrs. Coxall & Cllr Vokes
It was proposed by Cllr Dennis, seconded by Cllr Bowser, and unanimously agreed to appoint Kompan to provide the play equipment.
The Clerk will advise the Company of the decision. Cllr Mrs. Coxall & Cllr Vokes will now arrange a consultation and advise the PCC of the Council’s plans.
13 Arrangements for meetings after 7th May – The Clerk
It was agreed to await further legislation.
14 Agenda Items for the next meeting
Next Meeting April 19th, 2021