Minutes of Parish Council Meeting held 18th November 2014

MINUTES held at 7.15pm on Tuesday 18th November 2014 at Brooms Green, Donnington & Ryton Memorial Hall
Denis Brandt (DB), Shirley Roberts (SR), Caroline Layton (CL), Shane Howells (SH) and Action
Christine Stallard Daniels and Robin Smith (RS)

In attendance:
Cllr P Bettington (PB) and Jim Sandford (JS)

1 Apologies for Absence
Sue Hersee

2 Declaration of Interests
SR declared an interest in Item No 7

3 Opportunity for Speakers
JS asked for further information regarding collection of rubbish bins from cricket
club and for help obtaining grant information from Ledbury Town Council.
PB reported on over 400 objections against application of chicken houses at
Chances Pitch.

4 Consider and adopt minutes of meeting 16th September 2014
Were considered and signed as a true and accurate record.

5 Finance

Cheques presented for Signature:
CN000408 – HMRC PAYE £139.20
CN000409 – Broomsgreen, Donnington & Ryton Memorial Hall £10.00
CN000410 – D Fenwick Clerk Expenses £42.10
CN000411 – Petty Cash £25.00
Total £216.30

6 Parish Precept for 2015/16
Budget reviewed by all and was suggested by RS to increase precept to £3800
this was agreed by all present.

7 Consider request for maintenance grant for Donnington Churchyard
SR declared an interest as her son carries out work on maintenance to the churchyard.
RS and CSD requested a grant from the parish council towards annual maintenance
of the churchyard. Maintenance is currently costing £900 per year. Clerk to
forward Grant/Donations Policy to CSD. To be discussed at next meeting.

8 Planning Applications
Eastnor Castle Grounds P143141/K – Works to trees, Fell and Replace
No objections

9 Road Safety
Outstanding Issues Eastnor:
Concealed drives, railway bridge weight limit, bin in Woodcutters Yard and salt bin in
Clenchers Mill Lane.
Outstanding Issues Donnington:
Traffic in lanes and satnav
Neil James to meet SR and CSD for site visits in Eastnor and Donnington.

10 Information
Ledbury Rural Cluster Group now to meet informally and no financial contributions
to be made in future.

11 Date of next meeting and Agenda
Tuesday 3rd February 2015 Eastnor Cricket Club
Finance Regulations