DRAFT MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE PARISH COUNCIL
HELD ON MONDAY FEBRUARY 18TH 2013 IN THE VILLAGE HALL AT 7.30 .PM.
Councillors Brown, Heybrook and Lewis
4 members of the public, Parish Clerk,
Cllrs Hytten, Edmonds, Mrs Lazaruk, Mrs Towell
PUBLIC SESSION (SUSPENSION OF STANDING ORDERS)
- Verges on Dark Lane.
- Mrs Parkes reported that damage to verges in Dark Lane had increased recently due to building works. It was suggested that legal recourse should be investigated if lorry damage was witnessed.
- A quad bike is causing noise nuisance at the bottom of Lower Green Lane. Chairman to investigate.
- Dark Lanes drains are blocked again. This has been reported to Highways.
- Long Meadow footpath diversion- the Parish Council will consider any application to divert footpath.
- APPROVAL OF MINUTES 21st FEBRUARY 2013
Agreed as a true record.
- MATTERS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES
There were no matters arising not covered by the agenda
- VILLAGE PLAN
The results of the survey will be on the website shortly. Topic groups and steering group will analyse data and report back to steering group. Final document will be published in the autumn. 89 responses received from 240 questionnaires.
- HIGHWAYS AND OPEN AREAS
Re-instatement of Millennium recreation ground to agricultural use. There is a concrete slab and some posts where the shelter was built which needs to be removed. Parish Council will need to agree funding for the cost of removing the concrete. Next agenda.
Cycle Path to Haddenham: Cllr Heybrook walked a potential route on the 20th Jan, and this is to be pursued with the Village Plan steering group. Network Rail is interested and there is funding available from Pathways for Communities. Annual Parish Meeting agenda item.
Kerbing: There is £4000.00 available in the reserves, including the community Leaders Fund Grant from Cllr Edmonds. This will provide a short stretch of kerbing. Cllr Heybrook will liaise with Village Plan to assess most urgent areas.
Damage to Village Green from delivery lorries. It was suggested that temporary fencing as used for the fete could be placed round the affected areas while grass seed is sown to protect re-growth. All agreed
Litter pick will be carried out on the 17th March.
Reserve salt bags order by Parish Council will be placed in Church car park and by the Chilton Road bus stop for people to help themselves. This will be publicised on website and in the Bucks Herald.
Closure of Lower Green lane for waterworks /carriage way repairs – 8th May 2013
- PLANNING APPLICATIONS
The Birches, Watts Green- Development Control meeting 7th February. The Chairman attended the Development Control meeting, and will make a formal complaint about the way the matter was handled.
9 Elm brook Close – withdrawn
The Old House, School Lane- site meeting on the 23rd February
AVLC- Changes to officer delegated powers
Flood Management Advice
Funding for Fields
Rural services Network Newsletter
Thame Town council Neighbourhood Plan
Gypsy and travellers needs assessment
Theatre in the Villages 2013
Litter Bin Information
March 18th 2013
April 15th 2013
Annual Parish Meeting to be agreed
Meeting Closed 9.30 pm