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MINUTES OF CORNFORTH PARISH COUNCIL MEETING:OCTOBER

 

Minutes of the meeting of Cornforth Parish Council held at 7.00pm, in the Community Centre, Cornforth, on Monday 10th October 2011.

 

Present:  Councillor Mr. A. Hodgson and

 

Mr. T. Cutmore, Mrs. S. Neville, Mr. M. J. Pennick, Mr. R. Poole, Mr. M. Simpson, Mrs. S. Traynor, Mr. R. Vaughan, Mrs. M. Walker and Mr. A. Wilson.

 

Apologies:  Councillors:  Mr. K. Clasper, Mrs. H. P. Drew, Dr. S. C. Drew.  It was noted that Councillor Mrs. H. P. Drew and Dr. S. C. Drew were attending an award ceremony on behalf of the Parish Council.

 

1.  DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

There were no declarations of a personal or prejudicial interest made with regard to any business to be transacted.

 

2.  MINUTES

 

The Minutes of the meeting held on 5th September 2011 were agreed as a true record and signed by the Chairman. 

 

3.  MATTERS ARISING NOT COVERED ON THE AGENDA

 

There were no matters arising that did not appear on this agenda.

 

4.  POLICE LIAISON

 

The Clerk had not received a copy of the Beat Report or the report of the monthly PACT meeting.

 

5.  PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

 

There were no members of the public present at the meeting.

 

6.  CHAIRMAN’S ANNOUNCEMENTS AND CORRESPONDENCE.

 

The Clerk had received the following invitation addressed to the Chairman:

 

i)  Ferryhill Town Council – a Charity Band Concert on Saturday 12th November at 7.15pm.  Tickets are priced at £3.00.

 

ii) Durham County Council – a Civic Reception and Dinner at County Hall on Thursday 20th October 2011.  It was resolved to ask Councillor Dr. Drew and Mrs Drew if they wished to attend this event.

 

7.  AAP ISSUES

 

The Chairman reported that the meeting held on 2th September 2011 had considered an apprentice scheme at Dene Bank and shops at Ferryhill.  There had been no Cornforth schemes approved.

 

8. BANK RECONCILIATION STATEMENT – POSITION AT 30th September 2011.

 

The Clerk circulated the current bank reconciliation statement and a comparison of this year’s budget to actual expenditure for this period at the meeting.  The statement was approved.

 

9. SCHEDULE OF RECEIPTS AND PAYMENTS SEPTEMBER 2011.

 

Receipts

 

£

 

NIL

 

Payments

 

R. A. Sunman-Salary                                                      640.75

R. A. Sunman-Allowances and sundries                       98.18

Cornforth Partnership-Donation                             6,000.00

 

TOTAL  NET EXPENDITURE                                         6758.93

 

The schedule was approved. 

 

10. PLANNING MATTERS AND APPLICATIONS FROM SEPTEMBER’S WEEKLY LISTS.

 

1.  Members were advised that the following planning application within the Parish had been notified by Durham County Council’s Spennymoor Office:

 

i)   7/2011/0351/DM – The Balaclava Public House – Certificate of lawfulness – Change from Class A4 (public house) to retail on the ground floor (A3) with professional services (Classes A1 and A2) above. The changes would be permissible in planning law without further application being made. This is a confirmation of a legal situation and the Parish Council is being informed of the application rather than its views being sought.

 

There had been no applications notified by the Strategic Office.  The position was noted.

 

11.  CCTV AND DOUBLE TAXATION.

 

Members were advised that following a number of meetings held with the County Council on this issue, the Clerk had received a letter from Glyn Hall Head of Housing seeking a meeting with the Parish Council to agree which cameras in the village will be “strategic” and paid for by the County Council and which will be “local”.  The schedule attached to the letter suggests that all but the camera in the Community Park would be “strategic”.  After discussion Members agreed to accept the position and that the Chairman, Vice-Chairman and the Clerk attend any meeting.  It was noted that once agreement is reached, a new agreement and invoice would be drafted covering costs for 2010/11 and for future payments on the “local” camera should the Parish Council wish to continue with it.  The item would be placed on the agenda following the meeting with the County Council.

 

12.  REQUEST FOR SUPPORT.

 

The Clerk advised members that a request had been received from Cornforth Partnership’s Nicola Dexter for support towards the “Cornforth in Bloom” Project.  Nicola is working with “Young Gardeners” aged 10 to 14, adults in the Community Allotment and businesses in the village on a variety of gardening and environmental projects including the possibility of the village entering “Northumbria in Bloom” in 2012.  The Parish Council is being asked to join the project’s steering group as a landowner and a body already involved in environmental issues.  Members are requested to notify the general support of the Council and nominate a representative to attend the group meetings.  It would help with the publicity and equipment provision of the group if the Council could also agree to donate a small sum of money.  It was agreed that Councillors Vaughan and Wilson would attend the meetings and report on progress.

 

13. THE 2013 REVIEW OF PARLIAMENTARY CONSTITUENCIES.

 

The Clerk advised the Council that the Boundary Commission for England had published its proposals for new Parliamentary Constituencies.  The full details are available on-line, but essentially Cornforth had been included in the Bishop Auckland Constituency, in direct contradiction of the Commission’s agreement to link the village with Bishop Middleham for County Council electoral purposes, whilst Bishop Middleham remained in Sedgefield.  It was agreed that in consultation with the Vice –Chairman, objections be raised to dividing the two communities and that the Clerk of Bishop Middleham Parish Council be so advised.

 

14.CO-OPTION OF MEMBERS.

 

The Clerk had advised the Electoral Officer of the Council’s vacancies.  There had been no request for an election and Members were therefore free to co-opt two new Members.  It was agreed that Mrs. Margaret Poole and Mr. Metcalfe, who had expressed interest in serving on the Council be asked to do so.

 

15.  TRAVELLERS IN CORNFORTH VILLAGE.

 

Members were advised that travellers had set up an encampment behind “Costcutters” and this has been dealt with by the County Council’s Travellers Liaison staff.  It has moved to Oak Terrace.  The length of time involved to deal with a site deemed unacceptable by the County Council a year ago was in itself unacceptable.  The meeting endorsed the action of sending a letter to the Leader of the County Council seeking an undertaking to prepare, consult on and adopt a policy for dealing with the burgeoning problem within six months, including temporary stop-over sites, noise, animals and the poor behaviour of the travellers and their families.  Members noted that the land is owned by the County Council and that it had been asked to take measures to ensure the land is permanently closed off to further misuse.  A copy of the letter has been sent to Sedgefield Borough Homes asking for its support in tackling this problem as its tenants have been directly and adversely affected.  The police have also been asked to respond and explain why traffic orders and obstruction to the highways were not dealt with and they failed to act on the nuisance and disruption caused.

 

16.  DISPOSAL OF COUNTY COUNCIL LAND.

 

The Clerk advised the Council that the Asset Management Section of Durham County Council had advised the Parish Council of two sites in and near the Parish which it deems surplus to its operational requirements and therefore likely to be sold.  The Parish Council had been asked to indicate if it knows of any operational reason why the County Council should retain the land holdings.  The larger piece of land is at Metal Bridge (within Ferryhill Town Council area) and has a separate access.  With landscaping it could make a travellers’ stop-over venue.  The second lies at the western end of Cornforth High Street and could make an excellent community garden in conjunction with item 12 above.  It was noted that the County’s holding behind “Costcutters” did not form part of this revue and enquiries have been made. 

The Clerk presented the details of the two sites and the Parish Council resolved to make no representations on the sites in terms of the County Council’s operational needs but to seek clarification as to how it might acquire both the land at the west end of the High Street and the site behind “Costcutters”.

 

17.  ENVIRONMENTAL AWARDS BY DURHAM COUNTY COUNCIL.

 

Members were advised that Durham County Council had nominated The Green in Cornforth for an environmental award.  The Vice Chair and Councillor Mrs. Drew will be attending the ceremony being held at the Radisson Blu Hotel on the evening of the meeting, on behalf of the Parish Council and in the company of Mr. Kataky.

 

18.REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY.

 

Members are advised that the church ceremony and march to the War Memorial will be held on Sunday 13th November 2011.  Members agreed to the purchase of wreaths and the payments for road closures.  The Chairman would lay the wreath on behalf of the Parish Council.

 

19. UPDATES ON ITEMS FROM PREVIOUS MEETINGS.

 

The Clerk and Members gave updates on the following issues discussed at the last meeting of the Council:

 

i)  NWA response on allotments – a site meeting had been agreed for later in the month.

 

ii) Memorial to Councillor William Wilson – the Clerk had been in touch with Groundwork and sought contact details for the modification of the entrances..

 

iii) Addition of a name to the War Memorial – the Clerk had arranged with a stone mason for the addition of the name.  It was hoped that the work be carried out before Remembrance Sunday..

 

iv)  The Green – repairs to the road and footpaths – Councillor Mrs. Walker brought a plan to the meeting which showed original proposals.  She expressed concern that some works had not been carried out, whilst work not shown had been done, particularly around the Church.  Residents around the Green had expressed concerns to her on this matter.  It was agreed that as the control of the project had lain with Sedgefield Borough Council and the Parish Council did not hold the detail on contracts which had been let, the matter would be raised with Mr. Peter Dunn of Durham County Council.  It was noted that the Chairman, Councillor Mrs. Walker and the Clerk had met with Mr. Dunn on site and awaited his report on the carrying out of repairs and the likelihood of further work.

 

NOTE:  At the close of business Members were be asked if they had any items

of business to be included on the next agenda: none were raised.

 

Ray Sunman/Clerk:  24th October 2011.

MINUTES OF CORNFORTH PARISH COUNCIL MEETING: NOVEMBER

 

Minutes of the meeting of Cornforth Parish Council held at 7.00pm, in the Community Centre, Cornforth, on Monday 7th November 2011.

 

Present:  Councillor Mr. A. Hodgson and

 

Councillors: Mrs. H. P. Drew, Dr. S. C. Drew, Mr. P. Metcalfe, Mrs. S. Neville, Mr. M. J. Pennick, Mrs. M. Poole, Mr. R. Poole, Mr. M. Simpson, Mrs. S. Traynor, Mr. R. Vaughan, Mrs. M. Walker and Mr. A. Wilson.

 

Apologies:  Councillors:  Mr. K. Clasper and Mr. T Cutmore.

 

1.  INTRODUCTIONS AND  APOLOGIES

 

The Chairman introduced and welcomed Councillors Mrs. Margaret Poole and Mr. Paul Metcalfe to the Parish Council.

 

2.  DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

Declarations of a personal or prejudicial interest were made by Councillors Vaughan and Wilson with regard to item 15 on the agenda and by Councillor Metcalfe with regard to item 16.

 

3.  MINUTES

 

The Minutes of the meeting held on 10th October 2011 were agreed as a true record and signed by the Chairman.

 

4.  MATTERS ARISING NOT COVERED ON THE AGENDA

 

Further to item13 in the October Minutes related to Parliamentary Constituency boundaries the Vice-Chairman was able to provide detail for the Clerk and Members with regard to the objections to be raised with the Boundary Commission.

 

5.  POLICE LIAISON

 

The Vice Chairman reported that at the last PACT meeting the main issues were the problems caused by travellers in the village and anti-social behaviour around Maughan Close.  There would be no further Beat Reports and the next PACT meeting would be held at 5.30pm on 24th November in the Sure Start premises.

 

6.  PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

 

There were no members of the public present at the meeting.

 

7.CHAIRMAN’S ANNOUNCEMENTS AND CORRESPONDENCE.

 

The Clerk reported that he had received the following invitations addressed to the Chairman:

 

i)  Ferryhill Town Council - a Civic Carol Service on 12th December at St. Lukes Church.

The Clerk reported that he had received the following invitations addressed to the Vice - Chairman:

 

i)  Chilton Town Council – a Civic Carol Service on Thursday 15th December at St. Aidan’s Church at 7.00pm. 

 

8.  AAP ISSUES

 

The Chairman reported that the next Forum meeting was to be held on Wednesday 9th November and that the AAP meetings were to continue after 2013.

 

9. BANK RECONCILIATION STATEMENT – POSITION AT 31st October 2011.

 

The Clerk was unable to circulate the current bank reconciliation statement and a comparison of this year’s budget to actual expenditure for this period at the meeting as the bank statement had not been received.

 

10. SCHEDULE OF RECEIPTS AND PAYMENTS OCTOBER 2011.

 

Receipts

 

Precept and double taxation                                  46,463.00

 

Payments

 

R. A. Sunman-Salary                                                      640.75

R. A. Sunman-Allowances and sundries                       95.43

J.W.Powercleaning-Bus shelter cleaning                    240.00

N.W.A.-Allotment water                                                308.25

AM Lettering & Graphics-PC Notice Board                372.00

H.M.R.& Customs-Tax and N.I.C                                  542.45

 

TOTAL  NET INCOME                                                44,264.12

 

The schedule was approved and Councillor Wilson agreed to act as a further signatory for banking and payment purposes. 

 

11. PLANNING MATTERS AND APPLICATIONS FROM OCTOBER’S WEEKLY LISTS.

 

The Clerk reported that there had been no applications notified by either the Strategic Office or the Spennymoor Office of Durham County Council at the time of the dispatch of this agenda.

 

The Parish Council had been notified that a silo was to be built adjoining the kiln on the Thrislington Quarry site to facilitate the burning of tyre crumbs in the production of limestone products.  This followed an experimental use of tyre crumbs which had proved successful.  Members agreed to make no representation with regard to the proposal.

 

Members were informed by the Clerk about development being carried out at No.15 The Green.  A number of Members had expressed concern about the matter as no planning application had been notified to the Parish Council. The extension is covered by permitted development rights and the only matter requiring permission is the rendering to the front elevation.  A planning application had been lodged for this work, but is currently invalid.

 

12.  CCTV AND DOUBLE TAXATION.

 

The Clerk advised the Council that a meeting had been arranged with Town and Parish Clerks with Durham County Council staff in week on 15th November 2011 to discuss this matter.  The County Council was willing to take over the cost of running all strategic cameras and in Cornforth this meant only that the camera in the Community Park would be the responsibility of the Parish council.  It was resolved that the Clerk should attend the meeting and see if the County would accept this camera as strategic and report back to the December meeting.

 

13.  REQUEST FOR FINANCIAL SUPPORT.

 

The Clerk reported that a request has been received from Cornforth Partnership’s Nicola Dexter for support towards the “Cornforth in Bloom” Project.  This item was reported to the previous meeting and Councillors Wilson and Vaughan agreed to join the project group.  The group met on 17th October 2011 and has made a request for financial assistance to cover insurance costs and the entry fee to Northumbria in Bloom.  The total cost is estimated at £170.  Members’ approval was given to this amount being given to the group with Councillors Vaughan and Wilson declaring an interest.

 

14. THE W.C.&D.C. ASSOC. AND CORNFORTH PARISH COUNCIL PANTOMIME.

 

The Clerk advised the meeting that the above pantomime, “Aladdin”, will be held on Friday 2nd December 2011.  Cornforth Parish Council had supported the event for many years as a joint venture with the Association, meeting any shortfall from its recreation and village hall budgets.  This year the projected shortfall in income is expected to be £460 and Members agreed to meet that sum.

 

15.  CHRISTMAS TREE SWITCH-ON.

 

The Clerk advised that the Christmas tree at the Community Centre was in position and the remaining lights would be erected in the week commencing 7th November 2011.  It was agreed that the lights be formally switched on by the pantomime cast at 5.45pm on 2nd December 2011.  As the cost of a control system to switch all of the lights on remotely was prohibitive, discussions would be held with the supplier on alternative methods of controlling the street lights.  Members agreed to the switch-on date and to a budget of £200 to cover the costs of refreshments and the Salvation Army playing carols.

 

16. THE LOCALISM BILL.

 

Members were advised that The County Durham Association of Local Councils is holding two local seminars on the above matter in early December 2011.  No Member expressed an interest in attending.

 

17.  TENANT LED ENVIRONMENTAL IMPROVEMENTS.

 

The Clerk reminded the Parish Council that it had been invited to make applications to the above fund held by Sedgefield Borough Homes in May of this year.  SBH has advised the Council that neither of the applications had been successful.  However, the proposal to provide parking in Palm Road requires the agreement and co-operation of the County Council and is to be progressed as part of a package of measures put forward by SBH across its holdings.  The Association had been asked to reconsider the Stobbs Cross open space submission but could not fund the proposal. The Parish Council therefore resolved to revert to its original position, which was to remove trees and turf part of the open space at its own expense, and at a cost of £1485.00.

 

18.  ALLOTMENT PROVISION.

 

Members had previously received a report on the need for work at the allotments off Station Road.  Members had asked for a meeting with Northumbrian Water and because of staff illness this did not take place until 25th October 2011.  A further report was enclosed with the agenda and Members agreed the following:

 

i)  That a revised quote be sought from BR Landscaping for the work to stone-up the track from the access beneath the railway line down to the weight restricted bridge and to clean the stream and that the work be progressed quickly before the on-set of winter.

 

ii) That the tenants be advised that the work is to go ahead, the need to remove material stored outside of the allotments and about the second phase of work to drain the allotments and stone up the track north of the bridge in the spring.

 

iii) That no further action be taken with regard to the water supply, but that tenants be consulted on the need to raise rentals after March 2012.

 

19.  ENVIRONMENTAL AWARDS BY DURHAM COUNTY COUNCIL.

 

The Council was advised that The Green in Cornforth had been awarded a “Commended” prize by Durham County Council at its ceremony held on 7th October 2011.  The Vice Chairman and Councillor Mrs. Drew had received the award on behalf of the Parish Council.  The award is currently being displayed with the Parish Council’s notice board.  Members’ agreed to obtain copies of the photographs taken at the ceremony and approaching the Square and Compass Inn about an interim display and a permanent home in Cornforth House.

 

20.  MEETING WITH DURHAM COUNTY COUNCIL’S LOCAL COUNCIL’S SUPPORT STAFF.

 

During September, staff from the County Council’s Partnership and Local Councils Team had been meeting with the Chairmen and Clerks of the Parish and Town Councils throughout Durham to obtain a snap shot of each Local Council’s position and to highlight difficulties experienced with the County Council. That survey is  complete many of the points raised by this Parish Council were echoed by others:  difficulty in getting through the switchboard, finding our way around the Council and getting a response.  These matters are being raised with senior officers from corporate policy and Neighbourhood Services.  Members will be kept informed of further feedback.

 

21.UPDATES ON ITEMS FROM PREVIOUS MEETINGS.

 

The Clerk and Members will give updates on the following issues discussed at the last meeting of the Council:

 

i)  Memorial to Councillor William Wilson – discussions were ongoing with Groundwork in seeking suitable suppliers for the work.

ii)  Addition of a name to the War Memorial – this work had been ordered and it was hoped would be in place by Remembrance Sunday.

iii)  The Green – details of the repairs to the road and footpaths proposed by Durham County Council were still awaited.

iv) Travellers in Cornforth – a reply from the Leader of the County Council was still awaited.

 

22.REVISION OF DATE FOR DECEMBER’S PARISH COUNCIL MEETING.

 

Members agreed to change the date of the December Parish Council meeting from 5th December to 12th December to accommodate the Clerk’s annual leave arrangements.

 

 

NOTE:  At the close of business Members were asked if they had any items

of business to be included on the next agenda: none were raised.

 

Ray Sunman/Clerk:  25th November 2011.

MINUTES OF CORNFORTH PARISH COUNCIL MEETING: DECEMBER

 

Minutes of the meeting of Cornforth Parish Council held at 7.00pm, in the Community Centre, Cornforth, on Monday 12th December 2011.

 

Present:  Councillor Mr. A. Hodgson and

 

Councillors: Mr. K. Clasper, Dr. S. C. Drew, Mr. P. Metcalfe, Mrs. S. Neville, Mrs. M. Poole, Mr. R. Poole, Mr. M. Simpson, Mrs. S. Traynor, Mr. R. Vaughan, and Mrs. M. Walker.

 

Apologies:  Councillors:  Mrs H.P. Drew, Mr. M. J. Pennick, Mr. T Cutmore and Mr. A. Wilson.

 

1.  DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

There were no declarations of a personal or prejudicial interest made with regard to items on the agenda.

 

2.  MINUTES

 

The Minutes of the meeting held on 7th November 2011 were agreed as a true record and signed by the Chairman.

 

3.  MATTERS ARISING NOT COVERED ON THE AGENDA

 

There were no matters arising that were not covered on the agenda.

 

4.  POLICE LIAISON

 

The Vice Chairman reported that the next PACT meeting is to be held on Thursday 22nd December 2001.

 

5.  PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

 

There were no members of the public present at the meeting.

 

6.  CHAIRMAN’S ANNOUNCEMENTS AND CORRESPONDENCE.

 

There were no announcements made by the Chairman and the Clerk reported that he had received no invitations or correspondence addressed to him. 

 

7.  AAP ISSUES

 

The Chairman reported that at the last AAP meeting it was clear that the Forum’s proposals to regenerate towns and villages would only address major centres, though we will try to make an application.

 

8.  EXTERNAL AUDITOR’S REPORT.

 

The report of the external auditors had been received and the necessary notices displayed.  The auditors were of the opinion that the information in the annual return was in accordance with proper practices and that no matters had come to their attention giving cause for concern that relevant legislation and regulatory arrangements had not been met.

 

 

9. BANK RECONCILIATION STATEMENT – POSITION AT 30th November 2011.

 

The Clerk circulated the current bank reconciliation statement and a comparison of this year’s budget to actual expenditure for this period at the meeting.  The statement was received.

 

10. SCHEDULE OF RECEIPTS AND PAYMENTS NOVEMBER 2011.

 

Receipts

 

£

 

Nil

 

Payments

 

R. A. Sunman-Salary                                                      640.75

R. A. Sunman-Allowances and sundries                      87.84

Cornforth Partnership-Photocopying & room hire  686.30

BR Landscaping-Path strimming                                 485.00

BR Landscaping-Allotment work                               1900.00

Premier Traffic Management-Traffic closures          288.00

 

TOTAL  NET EXPENDITURE                                        4,087.89

 

The schedule was approved. 

 

11. PLANNING MATTERS AND APPLICATIONS FROM NOVEMBER’S WEEKLY LISTS.

 

The Clerk reported that there had been no applications notified by either the Strategic Office or the Spennymoor Office of Durham County Council at the time of this meeting.

 

12.  CCTV AND DOUBLE TAXATION.

 

The Clerk reported that at the meeting held with Town and Parish Clerks and Durham County Council staff on 15th November 2011, he had been unable to persuade the County Council to accept the camera on the park as strategic. The County Council therefore offers to refund this Council around £4,800 from its 2009/10 payment which will otherwise cover the costs of this camera to date.  The Parish Council agreed to accept the division between strategic and non-strategic cameras and the financial arrangement offered.  The County Council will be asked to provide a revised invoice to cover monitoring to date and a quote for the continued monitoring of the park camera after April 2012, as the Parish Council resolved to keep it.  The County Council is to be asked to advise on upgrading the camera in the park before the end of this financial year.

 

13.  ALLOTMENT PROVISION.

 

Following the report made to the Parish Council in November 2011, a formal memorandum of understanding was received from the NWA detailing the work to be permitted.  This was duly signed by the Chairman and returned. Letters were sent to the tenants and to Mr. Martin prior to the work in Stage 1 commencing.  Quotes will now be sought for the next stage of work to be carried out in the spring.  A meeting will be arranged with the tenants to discuss these further works and the possibility of a rent increase.  Following a suggestion by a Member, the Clerk is to seek a specification and quotes to replace the current taps with push-button taps to see if this reduces abuse by non tenants.

 

14.  WORKS PROPOSED ON THE GREEN BY DURHAM COUNTY COUNCIL.

 

Following a number of site meetings over the summer Durham County Council’s staff has proposed a schedule of works which it proposes to undertake on the Green as the last stage of its improvement.  Details of the work were enclosed with the agenda and Members approved them and gave an undertaking on their repair in future years.  The work will be carried out before the end of the financial year.

 

15. TRAVELLERS IN CORNFORTH.

 

The Clerk reported that the Leader of the County Council had replied to the Parish Council on this matter, enclosing a copy of the County Council’s policy on unauthorised encampments and promising action to prevent the use of County Council land behind Cost-cutters by travellers in the future.  It was agreed that a copy of the policy would be made available to all Members.

 

16. UPDATES ON ITEMS FROM PREVIOUS MEETINGS.

 

The Clerk gave updates on the following issues discussed at the last meeting of the Council:

 

i)  Memorial to Councillor William Wilson.  Groundwork had been approached to provide a specification and quotes for both the ironwork at the entrances and a plaque.  Members agreed to meet Groundwork’s fees.

 

ii) Addition of a name to the War Memorial.  Members noted that the name had been added to the memorial in time for Remembrance Sunday.

 

NOTE:  At the close of business Members were asked if they had any items

of business to be included on the next agenda.   Members asked for the following item to be included.

 

a)  To review the success and any problems associated with the Christmas tree lights, the need for timers, new bulbs on the tree wrap and any new lights for 2012.

 

Ray Sunman/Clerk:  20th December 2011.