MINUTES OF LYDIARD TREGOZE PARISH COUNCIL, MONTHLY MEETING, HELD ON 14 NOVEMBER 2022, AT 19:00, HOOK VILLAGE HALL
1 Councillors Present: Cllr Collis, Cllr Luce, Cllr Woolford, Cllr Strange, Cllr Drury, Cllr Rumming. Wiltshire Cllr Steve Bucknell.
Apologies: Cllr Henderson.
2 To approve the minutes of the last meeting held on Monday, 10 October 2022.
Proposed – Cllr Strange, seconded – Cllr Drury
3 To record declarations of interest from members regarding items on the agenda.
4 Clerk’s Report and Correspondence.
See separate document. Clerk report, Nov 2022
5 Planning Applications to Consider
a. PL/2022/07740 – 15/16 Old Well House, SN4 9QP – Double storey side extension, new entrance canopy and alterations to door/window configurations.
Resolved: Noted, no comment.
b. PL/2022/08201 – 16 Bolingbroke Close, SN4 8ED – single storey side extension, two storey rear extension.
Resolved: Noted, no comment.
c. PL/2022/04785 – Creg Ny Baa, SN4 8EA – Demolition of garage store and conservatory. Two storey side extension, roof extension and single storey rear extension and alterations. –
Approved with Conditions.
d. PL/2022/04098 – Land at Marsh Farm, SN4 8ER – Variation of condition 2 (approved plans) on 19/10436/VAR to allow for incorporation of a Solar Panel Scheme to the roof of the approved care home and inclusion of associated battery & meter housings.
Approved with conditions.
6 Highway/Roadwork/Parish Maintenance to Consider.
Issues raised at meeting for clerk to action:
- Contact LNC Construction requesting warning signs at site entrance on Malmesbury Road.
- Follow up with Wiltshire Highways on the date of new cattle grid installation.
- Contact National Highways to report heavy litter along the eastbound side of M4 near JCT 16.
7 Other Business To Consider.
a. Purchase of EV charging point for village hall.
Resolved: Clerk will verify whether Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) money can be used to purchase/install charging point. The Village Hall Committee will research grants and EV charging point providers.
8 Finance To Consider.
i. Reimbursement – Michael Page (Remembrance Sunday programs) – £18.
ii. Andy Brewster – grass trimming – £100.
Proposed – Cllr Rumming, seconded – Cllr Woolford.
Resolved: Payments approved.
b. Second draft budget, including update on various quotes for services. –
Clerk will continue researching insurance and accounting software, and make adjustments to draft budget.
c. Request for extra funding from Wilts & Berks Canal Trust.
Resolved: Council will not donate at this time.
9 Matters Arising for Next Meeting.
- 2023/2024 draft budget/precept figures.
- Clerk’s annual review.
- Update on Speed Indicator Devices.
- Options for defibrillator signs on phone box.
Determine date/time of next meeting.
12 December 2022, 19:00.
With all business concluded, the meeting closed at 20:05.
Please note that the council has a new phone number. 07311 396289. Please use this number from now on. The old number will be discontinued at the end of November 2022.