Agenda March 2021
I hereby give you notice that the next Ropsley Parish Council meeting will be held virtually via Zoom video conference on Monday 8 March 2021 at 7.30pm. All members of the Parish Council are summoned to attend for the purpose of considering and resolving upon the business to be transacted as set out hereunder.
Public Forum: The Parish Council meeting will be preceded at 7.15pm by a public forum for which Councillors are also asked to be present, at which members of the public may ask questions or make short statements to the Council. Members of the public are welcome to stay for the meeting but may not participate unless invited to do so by the Chairman. Members of the public can join the meeting via Zoom using Meeting ID: 875 8425 0157 and Passcode: 809215. Alternatively, please contact the Clerk for an email invitation to the meeting.
N Gascoigne Clerk to the Council. Date: Tuesday 2 March 2021
1. WELCOME REMARKS BY THE CHAIRMAN.
2. APOLOGIES: TO RECEIVE APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND TO RESOLVE TO ACCEPT REASONS GIVEN.
3. TO RECEIVE DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST IN RELATION TO AGENDA ITEMS AND TO CONSIDER
REQUESTS FOR DISPENSATIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LOCALISM ACT 2011.
4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES.
4.1 To resolve to accept the Clerk’s notes of the Parish Council meeting held on 11 January.
5. DISTRICT AND COUNTY COUNCILLORS’ REPORTS
6. CLERK’S REPORT
6.1 To note the contents of the Clerk’s Report with regards to actions from previous minutes.
6.2 To resolve to renew LALC membership for 2021/22 at a cost of £248.78 and to consider joining the LALC training scheme at a cost of £120.
6.3 To receive a report from Councillor Marshall on Social Media training attended on 19 January.
7.1 To note income received as follows:
Remitter Purpose Amount £
PA Illingworth Reimbursement 12,138.03
Green Man Donation for village sign 142.00
P Buckley & A Marshall Calendar donations 55.00
Burial Ground Ashes interment 70.00
Western Power Wayleave agreement 154.41
7.2 To resolve to approve expenditure as follows:
Payee Purpose Amount £
Employment Costs January salaries 594.42
Clerk’s Expenses Zoom Costs November and December 2020 28.78
CPRE Subscription 2020 36.00
Councillor’s Expenses M Rowbotham Humby bulbs 44.92
Village Hall Calendar sales donations 555.00
Employment Costs February salaries 482.25
LALC Social Media training 27.00
Clive Keble Neighbourhood Plan consultancy 200.00
Community Heartbeat Trust Electrodes 46.80
Payments to be Made:
Payee Purpose Amount £
Employment Costs March salaries 484.65
Councillor’s Expenses Reimbursement of RBL Donation 120.00
Colin McGarrigle Mower maintenance and fuel TBC
Councillors Expenses Councillor Gosbee fuel 27.69
7.3 To resolve to approve the February bank reconciliation.
7.4 To note the budget monitoring statement showing expenditure and income against the 2020/21 budget to date and to consider the forecast outturn position.
7.5 To consider the proposed statement of earmarked reserves.
8.1 To note the following planning decisions:
S20/2221 Prior notification for a Change of Use of Agricultural Buildings to Dwelling houses (Class C3), and for building operations reasonably necessary for the conversion under Schedule 2, Part 3, Class Q, Manor Farm Great Humby NG33 4HW
Approved Conditionally 15 February 2021
8.2 S20/2222 Prior Notification for the change of use of buildings from agricultural use to a flexible commercial use, Schedule 2, Part 3, Class R of the GPDO, Manor Farm Great Humby NG33 4HW
Details Required 15 February 2021
8.3 S20/2179 Re-use of an existing traditional agricultural building for the provision of 2no. dwelling houses, Manor Farm Great Humby NG33 4HW
Granted 25 February 2021
8.4 To note the following planning applications on which no comments were made by the Council:
S20/2170 Erection of side porch, The Cottage, The Green, Little Humby, NG33 4HW.
8.5 S21/0067 Extension and alterations to dwelling, Fentonleigh, 14 Church Lane, Ropsley, NG33 4DA
8.6 To note the following planning application on which representations were made by the Council:
S21/0201 Residential development - consisting of 5 dwellings and associated works, 25 & 27 High Street Ropsley NG33 4BG
8.7 To note the following pre-planning application:
S20/1540 Paddock adjacent to Corner House Farm, Little Humby.
8.8 To consider the following planning application:
S21/0336 Erection of double garage, 19 Grantham Road, Ropsley, NG33 4BX
8.9 To note correspondence from South Kesteven District Council regarding consultation on the Statement of Community Involvement and Draft Design Guideline for Rutland and South Kesteven.
9. NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN
9.1 To receive an update on the Neighbourhood Plan.
10.1 To receive an update on drainage matters in the village.
10.2 To receive an update regarding speeding traffic in Ropsley and to consider creation of a Community Speedwatch scheme.
10.3 To note an application for an additional grit bin for Braceby.
10.4 To consider reinstatement of the grass triangle outside the Village Hall.
10.5 To consider support for rewilding of the verges between Ropsley, Humby and Sapperton.
11.1 To consider further correspondence regarding a request for a memorial bench.
11.2 To formally note Item 9 in the Minutes of the March 2015 Parish Council meeting where the Clerk informed Members no right of way into the Cemetery over No 27 High Street was shown on the Land Registry title and that Highways also confirmed no right of way.
12. COMMUNITY UPDATES
12.1 To consider the purchase of an additional lawn mower at a cost of £700.
12.2 To receive an update from Councillor Marshall regarding the cost of village gates.
12.3 To receive an update from the Chairman regarding the Village Sign.
12.4 To receive an update from Councillor Porter regarding sandblasting of the phone box at Sapperton, and to receive an update on the adoption of the phone box at Braceby.
12.5 To receive an update re Village Hall opening.
12.6 To receive community updates from Councillors.
13.1 To note all general correspondence circulated for information since the January meeting.
13.2 To note correspondence from Maisie McMahon, Safer Together Co-ordinator, Lincolnshire Police.
13.3 To consider correspondence from SKDC re flood prevention.
14.1 To consider a request from the Clerk for a 50% contribution (£70) towards the cost of SLCC membership.
14.2 To authorise up to twenty hours overtime for the digitisation of burial records.
15. DATE OF NEXT MEETING.
15.1 Monday 10 May 2021 (Annual Parish Meeting and Annual Parish Council Meeting)