Minutes July 14th 2011

Minutes of the Meeting of Clifford Parish Council held in Clifford Community Centre on Thursday July 14th 2011 7.30 p.m.

Present:
Christine Bates (Clerk) Gill Grove (Chairman)
Will Bullough Candia Compton
Martin Preece Anthony Williams
David Penrose Phillip Price (County Councillor) Margaret Davies David Morgan
Richard Mighall (OSO)

1)Apologies: Bill Wood (PROW Officer)

2)Declaration of Interests – None

3)Approval of Minutes of the Council meeting and Annual Council Meeting dated May 12th 2011
All agreed to be a true record of the meeting and signed by the Chairman

4)Finance
Council approved payment of:
Martin Leighton – Lengthsman
Thank you gift for D Prescott for Website £50 . Dave Penrose to Source

5.) Inter Parish Youth Group- David Penrose raised an interest for Parish Youth Group age 11-21, local interest including Clifford School Head and Andy Fryers . Council gave a vote of support for David to investigate further.

6.) Inter Parish Rounders Match – David Penrose spoke of the benefits to local community bringing local Parishes’ together; Council gave a vote of support for David to investigate further.

7) Reporting Information

A) Highways – Broken Mirror on T- junction Clifford School, Clerk to report to Amey .

8) PROW Report – No reported problems

8)”Awards For All” Commons Grant – Public meeting on commons support given for three improvement schemes, Chapel Common, Community space to provide seating, play area, football pitch and Parish Notice Board, common Near Oak Cottage designated area for wild flowers, Priory wood triangle Common, to be planted as orchard and seating. Estimate of costs being provided.

9) Update on Open Spaces – Apologies: Richard Mighall (OSO) George Thompson has under The Commons Act 2006 Section 19(2) (a) proposal to formally for the registration of 13 plots of common land.

10) Planning Applications –

Meeting closed @ 8.43pm
Next meeting Thursday September 8th 7.30pm