An Ordinary meeting of The Moulton’s Parish Council will be held on Tuesday 6th February 2024 at 7pm at Moulton Chapel Community Centre

AGENDA

1)  Chairman’s Welcome.

2) Public Forum. This will last for a maximum of 15 minutes and the Parish Council meeting will commence at 7.15pm.

3) Apologies for absence

Cllr Woolf

4) Declarations of interest. To receive any further declarations, in accordance with the Localism Act 2011.

5) To consider the notes of the meeting held on 09/01/2024.

6) To consider any matters arising from the minutes that are not covered by the agenda.

7) Reports. To consider any matters relevant to the Cemetery. Churchyard and Allotments.

8) Police Matters

9) Highways Matters

10) Financial Matters 

11) Planning Matters 

12) Moulton Village Ward

13) Moulton Seas End Ward

 War Memorial, Mound

14) Moulton Chapel Ward

15) SID Report

16) Correspondence

17) Items asked to be included on Agenda during last Meeting. 

18) Councillors’ reports and items for inclusion on the next Agenda.                                         

Councillors are reminded that this item is for reporting matters not included elsewhere on the Agenda and to raise items for inclusion on future Agendas.

19) To confirm date and time of the next Parish Council Meeting.

20) If necessary, to consider passing a resolution under section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, to exclude the press and public from the meeting in order to discuss any items of business that may involve the disclosure of exempt information as defined in those paragraphs of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of that Act as amended by the Local Government Access to Information(Variation) Order 2006.

 

DRAFT Minutes of the Monthly Parish Meeting of The Moulton’s Parish Council held on Tuesday 6th February 2024 at Moulton Chapel Community Centre. 

 

Present: Parish Cllrs Cooper (Chair), Wakefield (Vice), Henderson, Hahn, Ingham, Sneath, Tibbs, Kirk, Sanderson, Wright, along with Parish Clerk, press and a select few members of the public.

 

 

1) Chairman’s welcome 

 

 

2) Public Forum 

 

3) Apologies for Absence 

Cllr Woolf and District Cllr Casson

 

 4) Declarations of interest 

Cllr Sneath declared he is a district councillor (Moulton Park). Cllr Kirk (Moulton Park).

 

5) To consider the notes of the meeting held on 09/01/24

Cllr Hahn proposed and Cllr Wakefield seconded. All agreed and signed off.

 

6) Matters Arising 

 

7) Reports 

 

Cemetery

Whether to allow inscriptions on headstones for bodies or ashes not actually interred in the cemetery and if so, what wording should be allowed. A long discussion as to what wording should and should not be allowed. The wording ‘together again’ or anything similar was agreed to not be allowed, however ‘also in remembrance of…’ or similar would be allowed. Proposed by Cllr Kirk that it would be allowed in the future along with asking for a donation for the plot even though nobody would be interred with family members. Seconded Cllr Sneath and passed on majority vote.

Interments

Maltby – ashes

Mynott- burial

Churchyard

 

Allotments

New tenant will take over one plot as of April. All plots still taken. No other people currently on the wait list.

8)Police

Speed van   has been seen in MSE again this week.

9)Highways

TTRO/TTR006371 – Road Closure Roaman Road – 26/02/24 – 08/03/24 – LCC tree trimming

Cllr Hahn informed councillors about some over run on Long Lane and markers missing on the dyke edge of Beggars Bush Lane.

Cllr Sanderson asked if LCC could be contacted to sweep the road at Broadwater Bridge in Moulton Chapel.

Cllr Henderson asked if the bus stop near River Lane could be cut.

 

 

10)Financial

Business Account        £92,575.92

Treasurer’s Account    £58,653.70

Petty Cash                     £0.00

Total                               £151,229.62

 

Income                           £645.52

Expenditure                 £3541.57

 

Payments to be made

Marriott            £650.00

Chandlers Mower Service £398.17

SHDC verge cutting £2503.98

Microsoft 365          £59.99 (already paid before the cost went up within the 7 day period)

Clerk (stationary/paper) £22.00

Proposed cost for cutting LCC verges in 2024 £2188.43

Proposed by Cllr wright and seconded Cllr Kirk and all agreed.

 

 

11)Planning Consultations

H13-0043-24 – Mr and Mrs C Taylor – 19 Fen Gate, Moulton Chapel - full – single storey ext. to garage

H13-0008-24 – Mr R Oldershaw – Glebe farm, Roman Bank – full – proposed general purpose grading building

 

Decided Applications

H13-0864-23- Mrs T Andrew - The Barn, Vickers Farm, Washway Road, Moulton Seas End– Conversion of ag. Building to residential, approved under H13-0218-19 – S73A Continuation – rejected

H13-0867-23 – Moulton Bulb Company Ltd, Long Lane, Moulton – Erection of onion drying/ cond. store approved under H13-0092-21 – SEC73 Modification – rejected

H13-0954-23 – Moulton Parish Council - Moulton Park, High Road, Moulton – Change of use of area parkland to public open space – full – approved

H13-0978-23 – Mr G Hyde – 1 Wiles Avenue, Moulton Chapel – single storey rear extension – full – approved

H13-1025-23 – Mr H Baker – Pickwell House, Hoggs Gate, Moulton – extension to office – full – approved

H13-1037-23 – Mr and Mrs P Whiten – 32 Woodgate Road, Moulton Chapel – rear extensions and alterations – full – approved

H13–1035-23 – Mr and Mrs Lowe – 24 Hatt Close, Moulton – Part two storey extension and first floor to front of dwelling – full – approved

H13-1063-23 – Mr and Mrs K Burrows – 15 Hall Lane, Moulton seas End – Works to TPO - approved

 

 

12) Moulton Ward

 

Cllr Hahn was concerned about the street lighting on Broad Lane covered by trees. Cllr Henderson suggested that the 20mph school limit sign is also covered by trees. Clerk will notify the appropriate services.

Quotes were discussed for the fencing at Moulton Park. Quote agreed and proposed by Cllr Wright and Seconded Cllr Sneath. Clerk to now contact the architect to put forward a condition compliance form with materials etc.

 

Plan B (play area) – Cllr Kirk did not have any news. All agreed to focus on Moulton Park currently and get it fenced.

 

The Celebration Committee asked if they could potentially have a donation towards their events in the village this year. Proposed by Cllr Hahn and seconded by Cllr Kirk to donate £1000.

 

13) M S E Ward

War memorial quote discussed to revamp. Cllr Hahn proposed to agree the quote and start the project (with a 5% variable in cost), seconded Cllr Sneath and passed on majority vote. Agreed that a memorial bench would also be placed in the area.

 

Mound is now in place at the play area. Discussions took place on whether to pay the invoice from the contractor to move and shape the mound, seed etc. Proposed by Cllr Wakefield and Seconded Cllr Hahn and passed with a majority that chose to vote.

 

More fly tipping in Carrington Road has been reported.

 

Moulton Village Hall was discussed (insurance), the renewal cost has gone up considerably. Cllr Sneath asked if the Parish Council would consider taking on the cost of the insurance premium as it is a Parish Council asset. Clerk will contact current Parish Council insurance company to ask for a quote for an add on before the next meeting.

 

Cllr Wright asked if the organisation could follow up on the fruit trees promised for the playing field.

 

Cllr Sneath proposed the remaining money in the MSE Coronation budget is donated to the Village Hall for future events. Seconded by Cllr Wright.

 

14) Moulton Chapel

Bus shelter due to be installed very soon at the top of Thorpe Avenue. Cllr Sneath pointed out it had already been installed.

 

15) SID Report 

Max speed of 80mph where it has been sited coming into Moulton Chapel from Cowbit. Will soon be moved to outside the school on a new post.

 

16) Correspondence 

A member of The Green Group hopes to attend the March meeting with a few questions.

 

17) Matters for Discussion to become Agenda items at next meeting.

War Memorial

MSE Village Hall

 

18) Councillors’ reports and items for inclusion on the next Agenda.

 

19) Date and time of next meeting 

Tuesday March 5th 2024 7pm at Moulton Seas End Village Hall.

 

 

20) If necessary, to consider passing a resolution under section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, to exclude the press and public from the meeting in order to discuss any items of business that may involve the disclosure of exempt information as defined in those paragraphs of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of that Act as amended by the Local Government Access to Information(Variation) Order 2006.

Allotment tenancies and potential rent increases were discussed.

 

 Meeting Closed at 9pm.