Meeting 1st February 2021
Online meeting of the Parish Council
Residents are welcome to attend.
MEETING OF EDINGALE PARISH COUNCIL
Monday 1st February 2021 at 7.30
The meeting will take place online. Residents may follow the link below to observe the meeting or to take part in the public session:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88387478102 or contact the clerk on firstname.lastname@example.org to request this by email.
- To receive and approve apologies.
- To receive any Declarations of Interests.
- To approve the Minutes of the Meeting of 4th January 2021.
- To hold the Public Session.
- To receive the Clerk’s Report.
- To consider any planning matters.
- To receive an update on a Parish Council logo.
- To consider request for a litter bin in Pessall Lane.
- To consider dog barking complaints.
- To receive correspondence.
- To receive Councillors’ Reports.
- To receive the Financial Report.
- To approve payments on the payment schedule.
- Date of next meeting – Monday 1st March 2021.
DRAFT MINUTES OF PARISH COUNCIL MEETING
Meeting of the Parish Council
held on Monday 1st February 2021
at 7.30 pm, online.
Members present: Cllr Startin (Chair) Cllr Cliffe Cllr Dhillon Cllr Lacey Cllr Mason Cllrs Meikle Cllr Purkess
Present: Mrs M Jones, Clerk
1. To receive and approve apologies
2. To receive any Declarations of Interest
3. To approve the draft Minutes of the meeting of 4th January 2021
The Minutes were approved and would be signed by the Chair at the next face to face meeting of the Council.
4. To hold the Public Session
No members of the public had attended.
5. To receive the Clerk’s Report
Land near Holy Trinity Church – An enquiry had been received from the Church Warden regarding ownership of the path between Church Lane and Church Hollow. Neither Highways nor the church appeared to own it. The Land Registry would be contacted to ask if it was registered. Cllr Dhillon suggested that if not, the Parish Council should take responsibility for the pathway; enquiries would be made on how to do this. Defibrillators – routine checks had been made and reported. Trees on Parish Council land – the tree surgeon had been asked to check for any potential risks from trees at Blakeways Close and Rowley Close, he would be asked to check those on the field by the Village Hall, although any work required would be the responsibility of the Village Hall Committee.
Potholes in Pessall Lane – non urgent works orders had been made, if they were worse they could be reported again, photographs would help with this. Village Maintenance – the insurance details and signed contract for mowing work had been received from the contractor, along with his quote to clean the road signs, he would be asked to do this work. Right of Way off Raddle Lane – the damaged stile had been reported. Contingency plans – the Clerk had prepared relevant information and sent a copy of the Parish Council files to the Chair as agreed.
6. To consider any planning matters
No new applications.
20/00647/OUT Land adj Walton House, Church Hollow Outline application for the erection of one dwelling Pending consideration
20/01005/FUL The Barn, Mill Lane COU to live/work unit Pending consideration
20/00560/LBC Chetwynd Bridge Listed building consent for works to bridge Pending consideration and consent from English Heritage
20/01278/FUH Woodside Barn, Mill Lane conversion of existing garage, new link section and carport Pending consideration
7. To receive an update on a Parish Council logo.
Cllr Mason and the Clerk had met a local designer to discuss ideas for a logo design for the village signs, this project would be on-going.
8. To consider request for a litter bin in Pessall Lane.
A resident had suggested that a bin was required near to the path by Pessall Brook to resolve the litter problem there. RESOLVED to approve this. The Clerk would make the arrangements with Lichfield District Council.
9. To consider dog barking complaints.
Environmental Health had been contacted following several complaints to Councillors about a local property where dogs were barking continuously; they had confirmed that individuals affected by the noise needed to report their concerns to them directly, they would be asked to provide evidence and Environmental Health could then take action.
10. To receive correspondence
SPCA; bulletins and training information
Lichfield District Council news items; consultation on tighter regulation for dog owners, Community Lottery launch, Coronavirus testing information
C.Pincher MP; Lockdown guidance
Staffordshire Police; survey for residents to complete
Enquiry from resident and prospective resident regarding road flooding; Councillors referred to the village Facebook page, which was useful for keeping residents informed, recent work on the River Mease which had improved the flow, and long term plans to improve the catchment area.
11. To receive Councillors’ Reports
Cllr Dhillon explained a matter to be reported to PCSO Costas Karpi.
Cllr Mason expressed his concerns about litter in Harlaston Lane along the ditches and in the football field, and the omission of the name of the lane from interactive mapping. The Clerk would contact the appropriate people about these matters. He also reported back on the Transforming the Trent Valley meeting.
Cllr Meikle welcomed Lichfield Council’s dog control proposals and enquired about widening the path through the Rowley Close land, Cllr Startin would look into this.
Cllr Startin mentioned a parked car which blocked lorries in Pessall Lane, PCSO Costas Karpi would be asked if he could speak to the owners.
12. To receive the Financial Report
The bank reconciliation was given; there was £11,187 in the current account. There was a total of £69,077 in the three capital fund accounts. The precept request had been sent to Lichfield District Council.
13. To approve the payments on the payment schedule
Mrs M Jones, salary and expenses, £441.16, including Zoom annual fee and annual software cost. Society of Local Council Clerks, membership share £65.00.
RESOLVED to approve the payments. Cllr Purkess would authorise this.
14. Date of next meeting
Monday 1st March 2021 at 7.30 p.m. online.
The meeting closed at 8.40 p.m.