Present: S. Bust, N. Armstrong, G. Herbert, A. Paris & I. Sharman;
Apologies: A. Fraser; D. Parrish
Village Hall :
Plans have been submitted to District Council
Parish Plan :
A draft contact list was circulated. Further work to be done by Andrew Paris and Di Parish
Parish Paths Partnership :
Agreed to authorise Elaine Gathercole to apply for the grant for the next 12 months
Design Statement :
N. Croston is preparing a questionnaire for village circulation; next meeting date to be confirmed
Community Speed Watch :
A comparison of before and after the erection of the interactive speed sign will be carried out. It is proving difficult to identify a suitable site (that the police approve at the Edingley end of the village.
Notice Board :
Now on order
Signage on Halam Hill :
Notts C.C. have looked at this and may move the Halam village sign further up the hill (in front of the 30mph sign) The Neighbourhood Watch sign will be moved to the sign post from the street lamp.
Clean Neighbourhood & Environment Act 2005 – Dog Control Orders :
It was agreed to ask the District Council to (1) make the school playing field out-of-bounds for all dogs, and (2) make the churchyard an area where dogs must be on leads. Andrew Paris to action.
Risk Assessment :
Clerk is actioning various points raised.
A letter was read out re the poor state of Radley Road at the pumping station. The P.C. took on board points raised, but agreed that any improvement to the road may increase traffic and vehicle speeds.
Agreed to pay a Parish Paths Partnership bill. P.C. insurance: to be discussed at the next meeting
The Chairman, Simon Bust, thanked councillors for their input and work in the past 4 years, especially Nora Armstrong and Ian Sharman, thanking them for their efforts in particular: they are not standing for re-election.
Date of Next Meeting :- Thursday May 10 th at 7.30pm– Annual Parish Council Meeting
New Beat Officer, PC Keith Thompson will attend the meeting to introduce himself and answer questions.