Minutes of Extraordinary Meeting 10th July 2017

Minutes of the extraordinary meeting of Upton Parish Council held 6pm on Monday 10th July 2017 in the village hall meeting room.

In attendance:- Duncan Reid (DC/Vice Chair), Carl Pettman (CP), Stuart Norman (SN), Liz Cooper (Clerk/EC), Mike Brown (MB), Mr & Mrs Arnold (members of the parish)

  1. Apologies were received and accepted in advance from Karen Marshall and Stuart Fraser.
  2. There were no declarations of interest by councillors in any items on the agenda.
  3. Approval of previous minutes

The minutes of the meeting held on 12th June 2017 were agreed with no amendments and signed off by DR.

  1. To consider planning application:-

P17/V1605/AG Wattle Cottage Farm, Reading Road, Upton. Development work. Deadline 11.7.17. DR closed the meeting at 6.10pm for public discussion. The meeting reconvened at 6.20pm. The council unanimously voted for the application to provide further details of the proposed work for approval.

  1. The Upton Rec

A discussion was had regarding the state of some play equipment, pump track and the rec in general.

DR to check the state of all wooden posts/beams for signs of deterioration and to tape off the zip wire platform again. DR to contact Shoretrax regarding the pump track as this needs resurfacing (cost depending). ACTION DR

Clerk’s Note:- SF has already been in touch with Kompan & is expecting the spare parts to arrive on 4th August.

  1. To approve expenditure

Recreation ground expenses for the period 1.4.17 – 13.6.17 of £181.67 were approved and signed off. 

  1. AOB

Mike Brown handed over a cheque for £25 as a donation form Upton News to UPC.

All agreed to add a discussion on what to do about waste left on the rec to the next meeting agenda. ACTION EC

The meeting closed at 7pm.

       Date of next meeting:-

       Monday 17th July, 6pm in the village hall meeting room.