Minutes of 101st Meeting of the CHIPPING WARDEN & EDGCOTE PARISH COUNCIL held on TUESDAY 11th January 2022
|Present; C Brooke P Brown D Cross N Douglas
S Furby N Galletly H Gairdner N Meades
|Clerk: L Stanley
|Apologies – D Cross
|Open Forum – No public present
|Declaration of Interest – None declared
|Minutes of 100th Parish Council Meetings – Agreed and signed
|Brookfield Farm – there has been no further contact with land owner
|Tree on Appletree Rd/Close junction – May trees available soon – discussion of type of tree (possibly fruit)
|Reports from Village Walk – Most of the items have been dealt with through FmS or HS2.
1.Noticeboard posts, all to be checked and quote to be included with village gate (see d) below
2. Overhang from Ivy Cottage along path & over noticeboard & leaves are making path slippery. Residents to be approached
3.Phone box condition was reported and BT will undertake work To be followed up along with street lamp failure
4.Shrubs opposite village hall restricting signage, this has now been dealt with
|Village gate, south side – In hand. Quotes to be extended to include noticeboard posts (see c.1 above)
|Path along top of allotments is still under discussion with WNC
|Follow-up letter to Mr Stephenson (Hs2 Minister) – no reply to date
|Problem concerning access to water mains in the close was reported to Simon Davis – no lorries in the close lately.
|Simon Davis has also agreed to regular monthly consultation – none to date
The issues raised concerning footpaths will be addressed at these meetings
|The archaeological finds from Blackgrounds farm will be discussed on BBC 2 tonight
|Dragon have visit Activity Park and greased the roundabout but although improved it needs further examination in the spring.
The spinning dish is broken and requires a new bearing
|SSE Nov = £138.81 + vat £6.62 = £145.73
|Microsoft annual licence £66.66 + vat £3.33 = £79.99
|Current a/c £1546.18 Deposit £12517.17
|WNC has been notified of Precept request of £14k for 2022/3
|The 2022/3 budget, having been circulated was agree with the following inclusions: –
Village gate and noticeboard repairs £700
Village centre enhancements £500
Jubilee contingency £1500
The revised and agreed budget is appended.
|WNS/2021/0766/MAF Nigel Taylor’s equestrian centre – consults dispatched
|WNS/2021/1514/HS2 Edgcote to Aston – consults issued
|WNS/2021/1901-Earthworks for artificial badger setts – Approved
|WNS/2021/2178/H-Earthworks @ Trafford Bridge- delgated
|NcALC Updates; Police; Waste collection over Christmas break; NCALC mapping project
|Queen’s Platinum Jubilee
|A small meeting to place Monday and several ideas were put forward.
a) Main day to be Saturday 4th June with pig roast
b) Culworth Road to be closed Saturday and Sunday
c) Parish Council to pay for pig roast on Saturday
d) Music to be arranged possibly from a curtained trailer in case of bad weather
e) Generator would be needed
f) Ice cream van on site
g) Village Hall to be booked across 2 days
h) A contingency to be included in the budget of £1500
The meeting agreed all of the above and an update will be sent to all on the committee and second meeting to arranged asap.
|Training for Councillors
|Matters for Next Agenda and/or Information
|Gigaclear to be contacted to remove items left after work finished
|Banner along balancing pond to be removed
|Alterations to fencing round balancing pond are in hand, but Fusion/WNS/HS2 are still unclear of responsibility for this.
|Path along Manor wall is very uneven and there has been a trip accident recently. Fix my Street to be informed
|The PC’s meeting plan is be continued during 2022/23
|Date of Next Meeting – 8th March 2022 in village hall