Given below are the minutes of the meeting of the above parish council held in the Communal Room, Cherry Tree, Bridport, on 13 Feb 2018. The meeting commenced at 7.30pm.
PRESENT: Cllr Lathey, Cllr Trott, Cllr Wrighton, Cllr Bowditch, Cllr Beer, 2 x members of the public. Mrs A Stephenson recorded the minutes
2. TO RECEIVE DECLARATIONS OF MEMBERS INTERESTS
Cllr Bowditch and Cllr Trott in Item 11
3. MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING
The Chairman asked if everyone had both received and read the minutes of the last meeting, if so, were they a true record. ALL AGREED that the minutes were a true record. The minutes were duly signed.
4. MATTERS ARISING FROM THOSE MINUTES
Clive Richards has now sorted the gate.
Damaged swing and matting – Cllr Lathey to inspect and take photos.
5. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
Sal Robinson asked about outstanding S106 monies and if the parish council had heard anything. Clerk has already chased this with Bridport Town Council as so far none of the parish councils had heard anything.
6. FINANCE REPORT
a) Current acct: £8,882.99, savings acct: £14,605.29
b)The following cheques were authorised by the council: Clerk’s wages (for past month) £287.60 HMRC £3.40, C N richards for grass cutting £204, C N Richards for 5 a side football fence £3,096, Clerk for reimbursement of website domain etc £92.39.
7. PLANNING APPLICATIONS
WD/D/18/000113 – The Former Tack Shop, Westway Business Park – certificate of lawfulness – use as retail. No comments to make.
8. NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN
New Co-ordinator now in place – David Dixon who will be in post for 3 days per week. Also consultants sorted to take plan forward policy wise.
9. CHERRY TREE PLAY AREA
No Don present.
10. WOODLAND TRUST PLAY AREA REPORT
All still fine although wet and muddy.
11. COOPERS WOOD
Update given on behalf of Cathy who was not present. Received funding from postcode lottery so this has funded new work clothes for the volunteers and more DBS checks. Cathy has had two meetings with Philip Colfox rtegarding work he is prepared to do – Parish Council need to officially accept this and let him know.
Tractor service not going well as a new battery was needed before the service was even undertaken.
AGM will be on 22nd March
Various were available to read.
13. DATE OF NEXT MEETING
13th March 2018
Meeting closed at 7.48pm