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b Issue Date 30th March 2020
Councillors Attending Ian Burgess (IB), Peter Beveridge (PB), Chris Hayes (CH), Rose Read (RR), Nigel Parker (NP), David Hodgson (DH), Les Ellis (LE) and Mike May.
County & District
Apologies Rachel Appleton and Janet Ellis.
Proposed
Date and Time Monday 2nd March 2020 at 7 pm. Location Upper Room Village Hall
OPEN FORUM
1. INTRODUCTORY ITEMS
• Chairman’s Welcome
Chairman I Burgess welcomed fellow Councillors to the Meeting.
• Reasons for Absence
Apologies for absence were received from Councillors R Appleton and J Ellis. Having been informed of the reasons, the Apologies were accepted.
• Receive Declarations of Interest on any item in the Agenda
Councillor Burgess for Flyer and Scouts, Councillor Read for Scouts, Councillor Beveridge for Scouts
• Confirm the Minutes of 3rd February 2020
The Minutes of the Meeting held on 3rd February 2020 were approved and signed.
• Actions Arising will be dealt with in the appropriate section of the Agenda.
2. FINANCE The electricity contract for the public conveniences was due for renewal on March 1st; Councillor R Appleton reviewed the options and selected British Gas Lite. Councillor I Burgess and the Clerk signed the Direct Debit instruction.
RESOLVE THAT PAYMENTS BE MADE TO: -
• Mrs B Preston, Salary, £280.00
• Binbrook Newsletter, £50.00
• Binbrook Scout Group, donation towards rent of Reading Room £28.00 per month
• Binbrook Queen’s Hall, donation towards BANC rent x 4 = £28.00
• H Fry, monthly services - public conveniences, £52.00, bus shelter, £26.00 = £78.00
• A Hepworth, Village Services, £142.30
• V E Day badges - Council’s contribution to the celebrations – via Mrs L Frame, £102.99 + VAT £20.60 = £123.99
• Wave, public conveniences water, £48.34 DD
• East Coast Business Solutions, copier maintenance, £205.00 + VAT £41.00 = £246.00
• Lincolnshire Association of Local Councils, subscription £260.90
INCOME

3. PLANNING MATTERS & ENFORCEMENT NOTICES
• Mr J Rippin, Orford Road, change of use of land to provide an extension to existing domestic curtilage.
4. PARISH INITIATIVES
• Flower boxes update: Councillor I Burgess proposes to make flower boxes with timber from pallets and the Handyman offered his services.
• Village Leaflet update Councillor I Burgess: Councillor Burgess had met with Hilary Harris and Debra Baker to update and finalise the leaflet ready for Mike Swallow to edit.
• Children’s Playground equipment (behind village hall) pre-school age equipment – the Community Grant received will be spent on the proposed equipment. However, there is a short fall of approximately £350 which Councillors agreed would be funded by Council.
• Provision of Allotments Update Councillor D Hodgson 7 people interested so far. Councillor Hodgson will research possible Allotment sites. 3 or 4 were suggested by councillors.
• Mosaic Councillor I Burgess update: recent inclement weather had delayed further action, to be carried forward.
• Speed gun Councillor I Burgess update C/F 3 villagers have expressed an interest in training at a date to be decided.
• Library Suggestion/proposal; following the advert in the flyer no-one had come forward to show interest in trips to visit Brookenby library facility, so the idea was shelved. Sites for a library facility in the village are still being pursued.
5. COMMUNICATION WITH THE COMMUNITY
• Binbrook Parish Council web site: - http://www.binbrookparishcouncil.com is up to date.
• Binbrook Parish Council Facebook page: - https://www.facebook.com/binbrookpc is up to date.
• Flyer out and spares in the Manor Stores
• Councillor. H Marfleet’s February Brief has been received.
6. REPORTS FROM OUTSIDE BODIES
• Wolds Minibus Project Committee No meeting
• Village Hall Report – No meeting
• PPIG Report No update
7. COUNTY & DISTRICT MATTERS
• East Lindsey District Council Councillor R Fry was not in attendance.
• Lincolnshire County Council Councillor H Marfleet was not in attendance.
Grass cutting agreement was signed with the same contract as 2019.

8. RISK ASSESSMENT
9. CORRESPONDENCE
• Listed below
10. MATTERS FOR DISCUSSION
• Dog and Horse Fouling issues have been brought to Council’s attention. The subject, on these perennial problems, will again be addressed in the March edition of The Flyer.
• Snow blower (battery/starter pack is missing); the handbook has been copied and Council is to look to purchase a replacement battery/starter pack.
• Adult Christmas Choir Advertised in the February flyer, awaiting volunteers
• VE Celebrations Parish council agreed to contribute £100 towards the cost of the celebrations to be held in the village hall on 8th May 2020.

11. CLOSE