|Minutes of a Meeting of Wrington Parish Council held in the John Locke room on
Tuesday 21st June 2005
The Chairman opened the Meeting at 19.30 hours.
The Minutes of the Meeting held on 20th May were adopted with one amendment- p5 under BIA 2nd paragraph 1st line replace the word “service” with “surface”.
Broadband - Cllr. Thorn had asked for this to be included on the agenda as the cost of the service is £15.99pm rising to £18.99 per month and not as reported in the May meeting. Other providers have been looked into but BT is the main provider. Proposed by Cllr. Matthews and seconded by Cllr. Gallop that the Parish Council covers the cost. Passed.
1) By-law re restricting use of fireworks at private functions.- still waiting for further news from NSC
2) Avon Youth Bus- meeting set for Tuesday 5th July starting 7.30 pm at Community Service Office, Woodhurst Road, W-S-M to discuss the implications of the price increase. The Clerk mentioned that this meeting will clash with the Planning Meeting and that he will have to leave the latter early as there is a need for someone to attend. Cllr Bigg indicated that she may also attend.
3) DE matters- June edition. Cllr. Glynn mentioned that he was not involved in the “Planning Website”.
4) Municipal Calendar-available- held by the Clerk.
5) Standards Committee- next Meeting Thursday 7th July at 4.00 pm in the Rickford Room, Town Hall.
6) Data Protection Act- confirmation received of renewal
7) North Somerset Patients Forum-next Meeting set for Tuesday 12th July at Saint James Church Hall, Woodborough rd., Winscombe at 6.30pm. Also Minutes of a Meeting held May 10th.
8) Care Connect- it was generally felt that the areas covered by this organisation are already well provided for in the Parish.
9) Redhill Village Hall- new sign not to be sited on a roadside location but in the car park at the Hall.
10) Real nappy Campaign and real Nappy week- the notice advertising this is on the Notice Board.
11) Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005. The Clerk mentioned the implications of this Act in that it will give some powers to local Councils. Ms. Erskine said that this should be covered in the next D&E Matters publication from NSC.
12) Publications- CPRE Newsletter, Forest News, Fieldwork, Countryside Voice.
13) Holiday Club URC- seeking to hold a barbeque on the Glebe Land. It was felt that requests from other organisations have been turned aside in the past and that the Club should be directed towards the recreation Field.
14) Bye-laws- the ones to be renewed and which did not appear with the original submission from NSC do not relate directly to the Parish.
15) Community learning Consultation- to be taken forward with Cllr. Thorn.
16) Licensing applications- latest list received from NSC- none relate directly to the Parish.
Details of the Local transport Plan Programme 2005/06 received.
General Purpose Maintenance Gang- possible areas of work- bridge Silver Street overgrown, pavement West Hay Road, and also by West Hay- Clerk has previously written but no response form owners.
Cllr. Glynn mentioned the ghost pavement in Silver Street in that you are allowed to park within the hatching. However finding that more cars now parking in Lawrence Road on double yellow lines. The Chemist is somewhat concerned and it may be that the hatching near the shop should be burned off- to be monitored.
Parish Voice- at the meeting on 22nd June will consider undertaking a survey in Wrington Road with a view to implementing a 40 mph limit- whether the survey comes out with the right result will depend on where it is done.
The view was that 40 mph should also be in place along Havyatt Road with the Industrial Estate being used more-Clerk to write.
Broad St/Station rd. - Clerk to ascertain position with regard to the additional double yellow lines that are to be put in place.
Downside Road- comment made that the hedge inside the Airport fencing now grown sufficiently to allow the outer hedge to be removed and replaced with a pavement. The Airport management has previously agreed to support a request and the Clerk is to write to NSC to arrange another site visit to see if this can be put onto the programme.
Letter received from Mr. House regarding height of thistles on A38- Clerk has already reported.
North Somerset Rights of Way Improvement Plan- Clerk read out details of a letter. Similar exercise to that undertaken some 4/5 years ago and which NSC did not process due to loss of employee. The Clerk was directed to ask NSC for a copy of the previous report as they may be some benefit in updating it.
Proposed by Cllr. Glynn and seconded by Cllr. Phillips that the accounts and non-financial matters be accepted. Passed.
Cllr. Bigg made comment about the “flier” services and that it should be made officially available to commuters. Chew Magna apparently using the Community Mini-Bus as a link to the flier. The situation to be monitored.
General comment passed that the Airport Authority not obliged to contribute to local road works.
ALCA The Clerk mentioned that no response received to letter concerning the new pay package- directed to chase.
Passed comment on the June 2005 Newsletter and contents.
Clerk requested that any amendments to be advised in order that NSC are updated.
2) Raglan Farm- a park and fly sign has appeared on the grass verge. Clerk to advise Enforcement Team at NSC.
3) Fete- is a licence required- generally thought not unless alcohol being sold.
4) Road cleaners- generally thought not to be doing a very good job. Clerk to take forward with NSC.
5) Airport car parking now in Brockley Woods linked to Combe Garage. Enforcement Team to be made aware.