Agenda April 2021


You are hereby summoned to attend the Parish Council meeting to be held on Wednesday 7th April 2021 at 7.00pm via TEAMS. 


  1. Welcome.      
  2. Apologies for absence and reasons given  

3.     To receive any Declarations of Interest in accordance with the requirements

         of the Localism Act 2011 and to consider any applications for dispensations regarding DPI

4.       Notes of last Parish Council meeting 3/03/2021 to be approved (and signed at a later date).

5.       Clerk’s report (circulated prior to the meeting)

          Decisions required:

1.  Determine when the operational inspections to the leisure park and childrens play area should take place.

6.       To approve any reports from councillors (circulated prior to meeting)

          Helping to promote swift population.

  1. Decisions required: To accept the report and support the purchase of up to 10 nest boxes and install them around the village.

          Return to face to face meetings.

            1.    Discussion as per guidelines issued by NALC & LALC.

7.       To approve any further reports.

8.       Neighbourhood Plan- Mr Andy Hey has been invited to give a presentation for 15 minutes about the current status of the plan.  This will be at 7.30 and the meeting will be suspended for this.

9.      To receive County/District Cllr Reports (circulated prior to meeting)

10.     Community Park - Cllr Freeman’s report circulated prior to the meeting

 Decisions required:

  1. To agree the recommendations in section 1:
  1. That the Parish Council does not proceed with the purchase of a prefabricated building at this time;
  2. That the Parish Council proceed with applications to relevant funding bodies to seek substantial funding for a permanent structure providing accessible changing rooms;
  3. That alternative temporary provision, and funding potential be explored further so that the Parish Council can, at its May meeting, select a temporary hire provider.
  1. To accept the report on the MUGA (section 2)
  2. To confirm use by the school, as reported in section 3, at no charge but without precedent to future arrangements.
  3. To raise with the manager of Claypole FC the issues reported in section 4 and to seek a formal response.

11.      Cemetery- general update- Cllr Briggs

12.     Village Hall- general update- Cllr Simmonds

13.     Financial Matters – there are no payments waiting to be authorised

          Receipts and Payments Account to 31st March 2021 to be circulated

14.     Planning Applications and Results

          S21/0421- change flat garage roof to hip roof and new doors, 138 Main Street.

          S21/0415 -16 affordable dwellings land off Doddington Lane by Platform Housing

          S21/0572- new 2-storey store with living accommodation and parking, Claypole store

          S20/0658- dwelling to rear of 17 Barnby Lane- appeal lodged against refusal

15.    Correspondence

          Provision of nest boxes on public buildings, litter pick Oct/Nov and planting snowdrops etc in areas.

          Letter from resident about dogs being banned from the cemetery.

          Old red phone boxes available to buy

          E mail regarding state of Shire Lane

          Update on recent dog thefts- posted on FB page.

          ‘Bump Up’ your report for road safety- Lincolnshire Police

16.    Chairperson’s closing statements


If you would like to join the meeting please contact the clerk for log in details.  Alternatively visit the parish council website where you will be able to log on directly to the meeting via the link.

If you have a question for the public forum 6.45 to 7.00pm please could you let

the clerk know in advance so this can be addressed before the meeting.