Minutes of 98th Meeting of the CHIPPING WARDEN & EDGCOTE PARISH COUNCIL held on TUESDAY 13th July 2021
|Present; C Brooke P Brown J Coyne D Cross
S Furby H Gairdner N Galletly N Meades
|Clerk: L Stanley
Councillor Eastwood regrets she is unable to attend and would like to come to the next meeting
|Open Forum – No public present
|Declaration of Interest – None to declare
|Minutes of 13th Annual & 97th Parish Council Meetings
|Agreed and signed
|Brookfield Farm – Owner has confirmed his intension to continue to strim & clear this field
|Tree on Appletree Rd/Close junction – Hs2 to be approached for supply of tree
|Reports from Village Walk – to be collated and reported on Fix my Street where possible and circulated
|Satellite Dishes – Concern had been expressed by resident at the number & positioning of aerials & dishes in conservation area. WNC Conservation Planning stated that permission should be sought
It was decided that in the first instance the rules will be set out in the Parish News and website for residents.
|Path along top of allotments is still under discussion
|The main issue is speeding – there is a temporary order for the length of the bypass to be 30 mph. An Independent Audit will be reporting to HS2 which PC hopes to see. There are two 30 mph signs booked for north & south of the bypass.
Residents are pressing for “Village Only” signs at both entries to village. It will ascertained if PC could resource these and place them on new signs
There is still no firm agreement on signage and PC will continue to follow this through.
|Shrubs have been planted along field side edge, a couple seems to have died. Mrs Woodford has submitted invoices covering excess over gift voucher. It was agreed to pay this and fund the further plants she has seen.
|Review of entrance to park is in hand
|A request has been made for a `scooter’ ramp. The PC does not own any land for this nor has any reserves to pay for one. However, this will be monitored and reviewed as soon as is practical.
|Grass cutter stated that he used a strimmer round any wooden structures in the park and didn’t get close to wooden parts.
|Maintenance due and roundabout to be inspected by contractor to discover problem with bearings.
|SSE – May £119.73 + vat £5.97 = £125.70
|SSE – June £127.61 + vat £6.37 = £133.98
|RD Landscapes – May 24, June 4 & 24 £600 + £120 = £720.00
|E-On Maintenance – £136.67 + vat £27.33 = £164.00
Plus 2 invoices from 2020/21 £28.16 each Total £220.32
|V Woodford extra plants for Activity Park £41.27
|Came Insurance £905.10
|NCALC – no vat £557.98
|SNAST Subscription & reports – no vat £25.00
|Current a/c £2452.62 Deposit £12516.73
|Cardinal quote circulated just before meeting; it was decided to proceed
|WI offered to continue to check status of defibrillator as before and advise clerk of any problems or replacements
|S/2021/0519 – Ivy Cottage removal of fir trees – no objection
|WSN/2021/0887 – Edgcote House – Replace windows
|WSN/2021/0883 – Edgcote House – Repairs to tiles & lead
|S/2020/2106 – Old Morgue
Sale of the rest of site is understood to be agreed but nothing signed
|All emailed: – NcALC Updates; CPRE; ERTA; NACRE Survey ; SNC Healthy Communities
|Queen’s Platinum Jubilee
|Research Palace web and details to be circulated
|Training for Councillors
|JC and SF will look at training details again
|Matters for Next Agenda and/or Information
|There has been quite a lot of artifacts found at Blackground Farm; these are transported to London for investigation
Bridges at The Mill, road to Edgcote and sewerage road have all be surveyed and require remedial work. They will be closed sequentially.
|NG will review Culworth Road closure survey and circulate
|Flags etc on Rose & Crown should be removed now
|Mounting block from Red Hill is with F Houghton-Brown who claims ownership
|CB will take up her role as bridleway/footpath warden
|SF will investigate condition of gates at village entrance and arrange quotes
|Date of Next Meeting
|14th September 2021 in village hall