Southwick Parish Council
The Village Hall
DRAFT Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on
Tuesday 19th June, 2018 7.30PM.
Present:- Cllrs. Noble, Clayton, Curry, Eaton, Jackson, McCaw, Morland, Pomeroy
Wiltshire Councillor – Cllr. H. Prickett
Appointment of the Parish Clerk
1/18 Mr. Steven King JP of Woolverton was appointed on the 9th June 2918 as The Parish Clerk to
Southwick Parish Council.
2/18 Mr. Tom Griffiths Mr. C. Beaver on behalf of Doric Engineering. Council agreed to support this development.
3/18 Mr. Harding concerning the potential threat to Larkrise School.
Apologies for absence received from Cllr. S. Carey.
4/18 Declarations of interest
5/18 The Minutes of the Annual Parish Meeting held on the 15th May 2018 Deferred.
6/18 Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on the 15th May 2018.
Motion to adjourn
7/18 WILTSHIRE COUNCIL REPORT – Wiltshire Councillor Mr. H. Prickett reported:-
8/18 Gateway to the village and signage still to be repaired.
9/18 Ireland and Scotland ditches and gullies potentially blocked in Winter 2018/19.
10/18 Larkrise special school and the concern of creating one large special needs school. Action Clerk to express concerns of the Parish Council to Wiltshire Council education department.
11/18 Oxenwood Activity Centre, Threat of closure. Action Clerk to express concerns of the P.C.
Motion to re-convene
12/18 COMMUNITY POLICING TEAM – PCSO Melissa Glover brief report noting 32 crimes,
Consisting of 6 thefts, violence 4, burglaries 3 which showed a reduction on the previous year.
13/18 Speedwatch initiative continues it was noted that vehicles speeding in Blind Lane.
14/18 HIGHWAYS/ENVIRONMENT – Hedge on Wynsome Street, overgrown.
15/18 Inconsiderate parking in Chantry Gardens.
17/18 (a) New applications– None
18/18 (b)Decisions 18/0273/FUL 40A Frome Road, Approved.
19/18-03173 Doric Engineering – Refused.
(c) Other planning matters None
As per Agenda Payments authorised as follows – list
Zurich Life Playing Fields Insurance £2,659.80
Thumbnail Media £750.00
Thumbnail Media £159.9
XYZ Ltd £26.00
21/18 NEIGHBOURHOOD PLANNING
Report by Cllr. Eaton Chair of Neighbourhood Planning Steering Group who had concerns some households not received the survey booklet. From the series of consultations, the committee are now preparing a full analysis of the survey which will be produced within a report.
22/18 CASUAL VACANCIES.
Mrs. Carol McCaw was co-opted as a Parish Councillor. Two vacancies remain.
23/18 VILLAGE CARETAKER. No report available in the absence of Cllr. Carey.
24/18 OPEN FORUM.
It was resolved to respond, at the discretion of the Chairman to questions raised in the open forum.
25/18 MEMBERS REPORTS.
26/18 Trees at Hollis Way overgrown, Selwood Housing to be advised.
27/18 Signed by THE CHAIRMAN Cllr. Mrs. K Noble
28/18 Next Meeting details as follows
Notice is hereby given that a Meeting of Southwick Parish Council will be held at
Southwick Village Hall on Tuesday 17th July 2018 at 7.30pm and you are invited to attend.