Minutes July 18th 2016

PRESENT
Mr A Watkins (Chair); Mr P Whittall; Mr T Morgan; Mr L Price; Mr J Wyatt; Mr C Davies; Mr A Layton; Mr S Whittall; Mr J Forrest; Mr K Goodman; Mrs S Prosser; Cllr C Skelton; Mr P Eggerton; Mr R Taylor

IN ATTENDANCE
Clerk to the Parish Council – Mrs S Brown
13 members of the public

1 APOLOGIES: – Mr A Raymond; Mr A Preece
2 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST: – Mr P Eggerton – agenda item 7
Mr S Whittall – agenda item 9
3 MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING: – The Minutes were agreed and signed by the Chairman, as a true record.
4 Report from Cllr Clive Skelton: –
Hereford Link Road
New homes at Kings Acre, Hereford
Council small-holdings
‘Park and ride’
EA grant of £70000 for flood alleviation in Eardisley
HC unaccounted millions
5 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION PERIOD:-
Matters raised and discussed included: –
Winforton preaching cross – agenda item for next meeting
Neighbourhood Plan and planning applications
Working Groups
Make-up and timescale of formation
Terms of reference
Kington Medical Practice
PPG
Clerk to invite Practice Manager to next PC meeting
TRAFFIC REPORT – see sheet A
6 WORKING GROUP REPORTS
PLANNING: – met 2 or 3 times
FINANCE: – held a preliminary meeting
HIGHWAYS – see Traffic report
7 VILLAGE GATEWAYS – P Eggerton left the meeting
3 quotes for installation; fairly close in price. Tarmac will undertake traffic management.
It was RESOLVED to give contract to P Eggerton (subject to correct insurance)
P Eggerton re-joined the meeting.
J Wyatt and P Eggerton will make decision of where to seat posts.
Cllr C Skelton will oversee.
Work to be completed by the end of September.
8 PARISH CLERK: – Clerk to advertise in the Offa-Tree News; County Times; Posters; Website; HALC and other local Parish Councils
9 WEBSITE – The Clerk outlined the grant available via HALC for a dedicated EGPC website. It was AGREED that this grant should be applied for.

10 FINANCE: –
The bank balances were given
It was AGREED to pay: –
Eardisley Hall hire – July £17.00
Whitney-on-Wye hall hire £8.00
Clerk’s salary £383.57
+ tax (June– July) £95.89
Lynda Wilcox £258.90
Batteries (S Whittall) £73.20

11 CORRESPONDENCE was noted
12 PLANNING:-

APPLICATIONS DISCUSSED AT THE MEETING

P161616/F Barley Close Off Woodseaves Road Eardisley Herefordshire
Application for variation of condition 2 following grant of planning permission 141408 – Residential Development.

161748/F Brick Cottage Winforton Herefordshire HR3 6EB
Application variation of condition 2 of Planning Permission N123421/F

It was AGREED that The Planning Group have site meetings at Barley Close, Eardisley and Brick Cottage, Winforton

APPLICATIONS COMMENTED UPON UNDER PC POLICY

P161579/CD4 Eardisley Church of England Primary School Eardisley HR3 6NS
Replacement of existing chainlink fencing with new green weldmesh fencing.

P161312/F Rookwood Church Road Eardisley Hereford
Proposed erection of 5 new dwellings
COMMENTS SUBMITTED

13 MATTERS RAISED FOR NEXT AGENDA
Winforton preaching cross
Broadband and mobile phone signal
Refurbishment of Winforton notice-board
Kington Surgery

The meeting closed at 9.50pm

DATE OF NEXT MEETING – 19th SEPTEMBER 2016 in WINFORTON