Minutes of the meeting of the Parish Council held on
Thursday 14 July 2022 at 7.30pm in Bayford Hall
There was no Public Forum
Cllrs: N Linsley (Chairman), M Grant (Vice Chairman), J Garrett, and L Rose-Walker. C/Councillor L Trimnell
1.Apologies – Councillors: R Webb-Bowen, T Power and R Bastable
2. Declarations of Interest – None-
3. Minutes of the Annual Parish Council Meeting held on 12 May 2022.
Proposed: Cllr Garrett Seconded: Cllr Rose-Walker
a New Planning Matters
There were no new planning matters.
b Outcome of planning matters already considered
No further information.
Highways decision to improve Love Lane exit would be to extend the H bar on the roadway. Chairman to speak with the residents to gain their views as they will be losing some of the parking spaces to do this.
Chairman also mentioned the ongoing problems with parking on the brow of the hill in Bayford/Wincanton. SCC Cllr Trimnell suggested speaking with Wincanton Town Council about this.
Elan City was the company of the final decision for purchasing the SID’s
Cllr Garrett sent her report to all Councillors and is now filed with the minutes.
7 Financial Matters
a Statement of Account and Bank Reconciliation
b Bank Balances to 30 June 2022
A resolution is sought to accept the financial statement as at 30 June 2022. Stoke Trister & Bayford PC Current A/C £32,579.49 Stoke Trister&Bayford PC Reserve A/C £9,347.21 Leigh Common Savings A/C £5,106.80
c A resolution is sought to agree the following payments.
|BAC’s||Clerk Salary, expenses & council expenses. May||685.58|
|BAC’s||Vale Signs & Print||86.00|
|BAC’s||Bayford Mission Hall||30.00|
|BAC’s||PCC Stoke Trister||540.00|
|BAC’s||Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance||500.00|
|BAC’s||Citizens Advice Bureau||25.00|
|BAC’s||Bayford Mission Hall||15.00|
|BAC’s||Shiny Stoves Oven||60.00|
|BAC’s||Clerks Salary, expenses and Council expenses. July||600.57|
8 Riding Gate & East View
Clerk read out update from Heather Nesbitt regarding the above. Clerk to keep requesting further updates.
Cllr Garrett mentioned the previous training for the defibrillator and a possible follow up with further first aid learning on a basic level.
Cllr Webb-Bowen was unable to be present at the meeting but sent the Clerk an email thanking all colleagues who had arranged the insurance for the Jubilee Celebrations
11. Monthly Market
Cllr Rose-Walker mentioned having a monthly market in the hall selling home made produce and items etc., Chairman said to try one and see how it went then if successful make it a monthly event.
12. Parish Plan
Cllr Garrett will now move forward with the answers she has via the questionnaire. She will also speak with Tim Cook regarding the Neighbourhood Plan. Cllr Garrett will break down the different sections for different people to work with and to summarise by the September meeting. The winner of the draw was Brecon on Bayford Hill.
13. Jubilee Party
Chairman stated that the Queens Jubilee Party was a very successful day and the conclusion to this will be a Plaque on the hall wall commemorating this in the near future.
14. Opening up Safely
Chairman mentioned the builder’s quotes. The planning had to be applied for and the trustees are sorting out the answers to the planning officer’s questions. Chairman has asked SALC to extend the time of the Grant to which they have agreed.
15. Monthly Meetings
Cllr Grant suggested having a special meeting if needed for ongoing projects but to keep to a 2 monthly meeting at present.
Clerk showed all the letter from the Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance thanking us all for our donation.
Chairman asked Cllr Rose-Walker to speak with her husband regarding running the website for the Parish Council.
18. Date of next meeting will be on Thursday 8 September 2022
Meeting closed at 9.15pm