Minutes Extraordinary Meeting October 5th 2016

PRESENT
Mr A Watkins (Chair); Mr P Whittall; Mr T Morgan;; Mr J Wyatt; Mr C Davies; Mr A Layton; Mr S Whittall; Mr J Forrest; Mr K Goodman; Mr L Price

IN ATTENDANCE
Clerk to the Parish Council – Mrs S Brown
1 member of the public

1 APOLOGIES: – Cllr C Skelton; Mr A Preece; Mr R Taylor; Mr J Wyatt

2 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST: – NONE

3 VILLAGE GATES INSTALLATION – Tender from BBLP

Mr Roger Burrage outlined the process involved in obtaining tenders for the installation of Village Gates in each village and the difficulties that had arisen since the last PC meeting.
Licences required by contractors for working on main roads
Tarmac no longer able to fund the Traffic Management costs
The increased tender from BBLP which will involve a cost to the PC of £317.40

Questions were asked: –
Maintenance of grass around the gates – to be carried out by volunteer groups
Repair and maintenance of the Gates – the PC
Concerns about the extra cost to PC
It was AGREED to pay BBLP for the installation of Village Gates £5717.80 + VAT

4 Structure Licences for Village Gates.

After some discussion the Structure Licences for the Village Gates were APPROVED

5 Completion of PC Consultation on local bus services

To be completed at next Finance Meeting

DEFIBRILLATORS – Mr P Eggerton outlined a new scheme offered by West Midlands Ambulance Service: –
For £500 a package of 1 x AED and external heated protective case
Awareness in use of AED in the community by WMAS
Guidance in setting up
Ongoing support by WMAS

After discussion it was AGREED to fund 3 x AEDs – 1 in each village