MINUTES OF LYDIARD TREGOZE PARISH COUNCIL, MONTHLY MEETING, HELD ON 21 FEBRUARY 2022, AT 19:00, HOOK VILLAGE HALL
1 Councillors Present: Cllr Collis, Cllr Henderson, Cllr Drury, Cllr Strange, Cllr Luce, Cllr Woolford, Cllr Rumming. Wiltshire Cllr Steve Bucknell.
2 To approve the minutes of the last meeting held on Monday, 10 January 2022.
Proposed – Cllr Woolford, Seconded – Cllr Drury
3 To record declarations of interest from members regarding items on the agenda.
Cllr Rumming, Item 5.b. (Park Farm) – Pecuniary interest.
**Proposal to move Item 5.b. to be discussed at this time: Proposed – Cllr Henderson, Seconded – Cllr Luce.
4 Clerk’s Report and Correspondence.
See separate document. Clerk’s Report Feb 2022
5 Planning Applications to Consider
a. PL/2021/10823 – Land at Lydiard Fields, SN5 8AT – Extension and installation of pedestrian footpath.
Resolved: Noted, without comment.
b. WK202202345 – Park Farm, SN5 3NY – New Premises Licence.
Resolved: Noted, with comment – concern that Lydiard Park will have an event on the same day, causing extreme traffic congestion. Council requests event organisers liaise with Lydiard Park.
a. PL/2021/09776 – Studley Grange Garden & Leisure Park, SN4 9QT – Extension to units and garden centre, canopy extensions, pergola, demolition of 106 square meters of existing floor space. Approved with conditions.
b. PL/2021/09343 – Willow Acres, SN4 8DY – single storey extension (retrospective) – Approved with conditions.
c. PL/2021/10105 – Willow Acres, SN4 8DY – single storey extension. Approved with conditions.
d. PL/2021/11190 – Lower Salthrop Farm, SN 9QW – Permanent retention of asphalt access road. Approved with conditions.
6 Highway/Roadwork/Parish Maintenance to Consider.
a. Next Parish Steward visit – 22 February – pothole on east side of bollard, C414; visibility displays inside The Meadows still need trimming; break up of tarmac at entrance to Drury Close.
b. Update on CATG issues, determine priorities for next meeting.
Resolved: Pavement safety upgrade will be removed – will be reported as ‘maintenance’ to Wiltshire Council for resurfacing. Safety on C414 at Hook Street/Village Hall intersections – Priority 1, pedestrian path to Bolingbroke Arms – Priority 2.
c. Issues arising at meeting for clerk to action: (1) Seek update on plans to replace west cattle grid on Hook Street; (2) Request to LNT Construction for warning signs at entrance to Marsh Farm development – Site Access, Vehicles Emerging, Mud on Road.
7 Other Business To Consider.
a. Queen’s Green Canopy and Jubilee celebration –
i. Plaque – official QGC plaque or our own design.
Resolved: Council will use official plaque design, with a separate plaque denoting council sponsorship.
ii. To decide if there will be a planting ceremony.
Resolved: There will be a planting ceremony for photos of ground breaking.
iii. Design on commemorative mugs and number to order.
Resolved: Official Jubilee design on one side, council’s shield and name on opposite; 200 mugs to be ordered.
b. Defibrillator agreements.
Resolved: Draft lease agreement approved and will now be sent to phone box owner for approval.
c. Change of date for April meeting.
Resolved: **Due to clerk being unavailable, the April meeting will be moved to Monday the 4th.
d. Next Annual Parish Meeting – potential topics, advertisement.
Resolved: Date – Wednesday, 4th May 2022 at 6pm in Village Hall.
Council topics for discussion: Community Speed Watch and Speed Indicator Devices.
Council will advertise online, on notice board, and with leaflet drop.
8 Finance To Consider.
a. Third quarter financial report. Proposed – Cllr Woolford, Seconded – Cllr Drury
9 Matters Arising for Next Meeting.
a. Approval of laptop purchase.
b. Approval of greens cutting.
c. Dog fouling – signs and/or extra waste bins?
d. Community Speed Watch volunteer meeting, at 6pm before council meeting.
Date of next meeting will be Monday 14 March 2022 at 19:00.
With all business concluded, the meeting closed at 20:42.
**Please note that the April meeting has been moved to Monday, 4th April.
R Love – Clerk/RFO