15th March

       Minutes OF THE CROFT PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON MONDAY 15th March 2021

                                                 

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)                       

                             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

None

4) Matters to Report

a) ELDC have paid 106 Monies totaling £2520.00, contractor contacted.

Noted

5 Correspondence received

a) Brown & Co – Call for Land – sent to Councilors before the meeting.

Noted

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

a) 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

LCC Ref PL/014

Change of use of Land

Hollytree Farm Croft Bank

SUPPORT

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

Noted

d) To Discuss

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

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, 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

SUPPORT

8 Finance

a) Bills to Pay

LALC – Subscription £257.14

LIVES £100.00

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

Noted

c) Account Balances

Treasurer account £ 17685.73

Instant Account     £71336.59

Petty Cash £14.60

Noted

9 Village Hall – Cllr Vokes

a) Reopening

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

Highways Update

 Next Meeting April 19th, 2021