7th December 2020
MINUTES OF THE CROFT PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON MONDAY 7th DeCEMBER 2020
BY WAY OF A VIRTUAL ZOOM MEETING
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.
b) Cllr Dowlman has been in contact with the Contractor concerning the Bus Shelter and will be meeting with him soon.
c) The tenant has been contacted concerning the Rural Payments.
5 Correspondence received
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
Planning Permission - Construction of a vehicular access.
HIDDEN GARDEN COTTAGE, CROFT BANK, WAINFLEET ALL SAINTS, SKEGNESS, LINCOLNSHIRE, PE24 4AN
Cllr Dennis Abstained
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
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
a) Bills to Pay
Salaries October £ 432.58
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
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