7th December 2020

MINUTES OF THE CROFT PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON MONDAY 7th DeCEMBER 2020

BY WAY OF A VIRTUAL ZOOM MEETING

 

 

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)                 

                 

                                                                                     

1 Apologies for absence

PCSO J Richardson Cllr Kirk (LCC)

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

the 2nd November 2020

Unanimously agreed that these minutes should be signed.

3 Declarations of Interest

Cllr Dowlman Planning – S/039/02026/20

4 Matters to Report

a) Cllr Dennis is assisting the Clerk with the 106 Monies for the carpark.

Noted

b) Cllr Dowlman has been in contact with the Contractor concerning the Bus Shelter and will be meeting with him soon.

Noted

c) The tenant has been contacted concerning the Rural Payments.

Noted

5 Correspondence received

NONE

6 Informative matters from LCC & ELDC Councilors

LCC – Cllr Kirk was not present; however, he had sent all Councillors a report.

ELDC – Cllr Dennis, gave a brief report into the business at East Lindsey.

7 Planning Applications

a) Submitted

S/039/01811/20

Planning Permission - Construction of a vehicular access.

HIDDEN GARDEN COTTAGE, CROFT BANK, WAINFLEET ALL SAINTS, SKEGNESS, LINCOLNSHIRE, PE24 4AN

Cllr Dennis Abstained

SUPPORT

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

Cllr Dowlman declared an interest

SUPPORT

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

8 Finance

a) Bills to Pay

Salaries October   £ 432.58

Ladybug £510.00

Clerks Clerical Services £28.68

Halton Holegate Parish Council (Software) £45.00

It was unanimously agreed that these bills should be paid

b) Account Balances

Treasurer account £ 11183.15

Instant Account     £71336.59

Petty Cash £14.60

Made up of Parish £18811.04

Benefit £65708.70

Noted

c) Half Yearly Audit – letter to Chairman

The letter was read out to the Councillors, there were no outstanding issues.

d) To agree budget and precept – sent to Councilors before the meeting

There were no questions It was proposed by Cllr Mrs. Coxall, seconded by Cllr Vokes and unanimously agreed that the precept should be set at £10897.00.

9 Village Hall

a) Report – Cllr Vokes

The Village Hall is still closed due to COVID Restrictions

10 Charity Document – Cllr Mrs. Coxall

Cllr Mrs. Coxall proposed that the Parish Council adopt the Charity document, and submit to the Charity Commission, seconded Cllr Vokes and unanimously agreed

11 Allotments and Rural Payments – Cllr Bowser

It was proposed by Cllr Bowser, seconded by Cllr Dowlman and unanimously agreed that the Parish Council should engage an agent at a cost of £300.00 to investigate the missing rural payments.  Cllr Bowser will contact the agent on the Council’s behalf.

12 Footpath A52 – Cllr Bowser

There is nothing to report currently.

13 Agenda Items for the next meeting

Yellow Lines South West of the Church – Cllr Peacock

Update on the play area

To move into closed session – the public will be asked to leave

14 Play Equipment (including Fencing) – Cllr Vokes & Cllr Mrs. Coxall

The designs sent to Councillors before the meeting explained by Cllr Mrs. Coxall and discussed at length.

It was proposed by Cllr Dowlman that he drafts a plan to show the balance between parking, and the play area. Agreed.

Cllr Dennis suggested a site meeting

To move out of closed session

15 Next Meeting 1st February

 Meeting closed at 8.30 pm