10 October 2022 minutes

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1  Councillors Present: Cllr Collis, Cllr Henderson, Cllr Strange, Cllr Drury.

Cllr Rumming arrived during agenda line 7.


Apologies:  Cllr Luce, Cllr Woolford, Wiltshire Cllr Steve Bucknell.


2  To approve the minutes of the last meeting held on Monday, 26 September 2022.

Change $ to £ on item 7.b, and change “tenders” to “quotes” on item 8.d.

Proposed – Cllr Drury, seconded – Cllr Strange.

Resolved:  Approved with changes made, to be signed at later date.


3  To record declarations of interest from members regarding items on the agenda.



4  Clerk’s Report and Correspondence.

See separate document.  Clerk report, Oct 2022


5    Planning Applications to Consider

a.  PL/2022/06894 – Wickfield Farmhouse, SN4 8QR – Removal of condition 1 of N/79/0637 (condition restricting occupation to agricultural workers or their dependents).

Resolved:  Noted, no comment.


Applications determined:

Decisions noted by council.

b.  PL/2022/03453 and PL/2022/03824 – Midge Hall, SN4 8ER – Install solar panels in adjoining paddock. Approved with Conditions


c.  PL/2022/06161 – Lower Salthrop Farm, SN4 9QW – Removal or Variation of a Condition 10 of PL/2021/06952. Approved with Conditions



6    Highway/Roadwork/Parish Maintenance to Consider.

Issues raised at meeting for clerk to action – Report to Wiltshire Highways a road accident at Salley Pussey entrance, two road signs, hedging and telephone poll demolished.


7    Other Business To Consider.

a.  For clerk to research new council insurance for 2023/2024 year.

Resolved:  Clerk will research companies for three (3) quotes.


b.  Projects/inclusions to consider for 2023/2024 budget.

Possible inclusions – Coronation, financing software, installation of EV point at village hall, ‘Work From Home’ payments.


8    Finance To Consider.

a.  Expenditures:

i.     RWB Poppy Appeal – Remembrance Sunday Poppy Wreath – £25 (cheque).

ii.    Information Commissioner’s Office – direct debit – £35 (To be taken 14 October).

Proposed – Cllr Henderson, seconded – Cllr Drury.

Resolved:  Payments approved.


b.  To approve 2nd quarterly financial report.

Proposed – Cllr Henderson, seconded – Cllr Drury,

Resolved:  Report accepted.


c.  To approve adjustment of clerk’s pay date to 27th of the month, resulting in one extra

payment in 2022/2023 financial year.

Proposed – Cllr Henderson, seconded – Cllr Drury.

Resolved:  Approved.


d.  Quotes for painting of BT phone box. – Closed to the public.

Proposal for quote B – Cllr Henderson, seconded – Cllr Strange.

Resolved:  Approval of quote B(Andy Brewster) for £360.



9    Matters Arising for Next Meeting.

  • 2023/2024 draft budget.



Determine date/time of next meeting.

14 November 2022, 19:00.


With all business concluded, the meeting closed at 20:00.


Please attend our Remembrance Sunday Service, 13th November 2022, 11:00 at the War Memorial, across from the village hall.  A prayer service will follow directly after in Hook Village Hall.  Tea/coffee/biscuits after.