Minutes of Ordinary Meeting on 15th November 2018

Mtg No: 158



THURSDAY 15th November 2018

Councillors Present: Cllrs John Honey (Chair), Frank Davis, James Roberts, Brian Goodwin, Rosey Price, Gordon Price and Robert West

In attendance: Mrs Kate Hughes (Clerk). There were no members of the public present.

1. Apologies were received from Cllrs Pat Roberts, Bridget Samuel and Jason Pacey, David Atkinson (Locality Steward, Balfour Beatty), Terry Griffiths (Lengthsman) and County Cllr David Harlow

2. Declaration of interests – There were no declaration of interests.

3. The minutes from the Ordinary meeting held on 20th September were signed and adopted.

4. Open discussion
4.1. View from local residents: – there were none raised.
4.2. Cllr Harlow had sent a report to the Parish Councillors to read in his absence.
4.3. Dave Atkinson, Balfour Beatty Locality Steward was unable to attend and no further items raised.

5. Lengthsman and P3 Scheme.
5.1. Report from Parish Footpath Officer: – The following footpaths in the parishes have been walked:
5.1.1. PC1, PC3,PC9, T4, T5 and T2.
5.1.2. Stiles on PC7 and PC8 need repairing. Footpath Officers to speak to Landowners to clarify exactly which stiles are effected as there seems to be some confusion with Landowners. Action Footpath Officers
5.2. Terry Griffiths, Parish Lengthsman was unable to attend so there was nothing further to report.

6. Finances
6.1. The Council noted the Barclays current account bank balance to be £8006.31 and savings account to be £4508.99 on 12/10/18. The budget spend was reviewed and on track for end of the financial year.
6.2. The Council RESOLVED the Precept Budget for 2019/20 to be £9750. Clerk to action
6.3. To Council RESOLVED to pay the following invoices. Clerk to action
6.3.1. Clerks Salary for November – £346.26 – cheque 100194
6.3.2. Terry Griffiths Lengthsman invoices – none received
6.3.3. Royal British Legion Poppy Wreath – £20 – Cheque 100195
6.4. The Council RESOLVED to donate £50 to Llanwarne Village Hall to cover the cost of the electric used by the defibrillator – cheque 100196. Clerk to action

7. Planning
7.1. The latest update on the Village Hall planning consultation that the project was looking into refurbishment plan to generate further rooms. The Parish Council will be kept updated as required.
7.2. The Council considered the planning applications:
7.2.1. Planning Consultation – 183725 – Barn Adjacent to Old Barn House, Pencoyd, St Owens Cross. Variation of condition 2 of planning permission 163221 (Proposed conversion of existing single storey barn to form a new dwelling). To allow alterations to design. The Council RESOLVED that they had no objections. Clerk to action
7.2.2. Planning Consultation – 183752 – Lenaston Farm, Pencoyd, Hereford, Proposed agricultural workers dwelling with detached garage. The Council RESOLVED that they had no objections. Clerk to action
7.2.3. Planning Consultation – 183676 – Harewood End, Hereford HR2 8JT, Outline application for a new detached dwelling and garage. All matters reserved. The Council RESOLVED that they had no objections. Clerk to action
7.3. The Council noted the planning applications received and decisions made from Herefordshire Council since the last meeting

8. The Council noted the Clerk’s information sheet

9. The Council considered the following agenda items for next meeting: Finalise defibrillator signs for Llanwarne Village and Harewood End Inn – Clerk to action costings

10. To Council noted the date of the next meeting held on Thursday 17th January 2019 at 7.30pm.

Meeting closed at 8.30pm.