WANSFORD PARISH COUNCIL
Clerk: Wendy Gray
25 Windsurf Bank, Tallington
Tel: 01778 341496
THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD IN THE WANSFORD COMMUNITY HALL ON MONDAY 11TH MARCH 2013 AT 7.30 P.M.
Present: Cllr Jessica Burrows
Cllr Sean Forward
Cllr Tracy Sortwell – Vice Chair
Cllr John Stannage – Chair
Cllr Graham Stevens
In Attendance: Wendy Gray (Parish Clerk), 1 member of the public
13/00219/HHFUL – Consultation on Householder (Full) – single storey rear
Extension at 9 Old Leicester Road, Wansford PE8 6JR – no objections were raised.
Internal Risk Management Control – no changes made, Parish Clerk to ensure Chair and Vice
Chair are emailed each quarter with accounts statement.
The following invoices were approved for payment.
Wendy Gray – Parish Clerk Salary (February) – £170.80
Living Villages – £120.00
This project is on-going – agenda item for next meeting.
Vtesse re new Fibre Optic Cable. It appears all householders had received a letter but the Parish Council had not received any notification of intended works. It was proposed that a letter be sent to Highways at PCC top ensure that wayleaves and responsibilities are met.
A47 underpass is a mess, full of leaves, has flooded several times and there are also a number of lights out again. Also reported large number of street lights not working north of the A47.
Parish Clerk to write to relevant departments and prepare a list of useful contact numbers for residents (suggest displaying on website/living villages).
Email from NCC re variation of condition 14 (Time Limit) of planning permission 12/00078/MINFUL. No further comments made.
Alan Jones from PCC Planning had called Parish Clerk that afternoon requesting attendance at Parish Council Meeting – it was agreed to invite to next meeting.
Grasscutting – Parish Clerk to request schedule of proposed grasscutting from PCC.
Fix it Van – Parish Clerk to request schedule of proposed visits to village.
Trees overhanging footpaths and grass growing over footpaths in Old Leicester Road and along the river bridge. Cllr Stannage will walk around village and confirm to clerk areas concerned for report to be made.
Wansford Church – building work has now been completed – could we request surrounding area is tidied up i.e. renovate green area where building materials were stored. Parish Clerk to send letter to Church Warden in first instance.
Finances are in reasonable shape. Bookings are steady, looking at investing in a Scottish Widows Account through a Charities Aid Foundation to earn better return of interest. The lottery has been very successful, thanks to all distributors. Will continue to make improvements i.e. re gravel car park.
Cllr Sortwell will submit article for April edition.
Monday 8th April 2013 – Monday 13th May 2013
Apologies received in advance for the following meetings:
8th April – Cllrs Burrows, Sortwell, Stevens
13th May – Cllr Sortwell
10th June – Cllr Sortwell
12th August – Cllr Sortwell, Wendy Gray Parish Clerk
The meeting closed at 9.20p.m.