Minutes September 8th 2011

Minutes of the Meeting of Clifford Parish Council held in Clifford Community Centre on Thursday September 8th 2011 7.30 p.m.

Christine Bates (Clerk) Gill Grove (Chairman)
Will Bullough Candia Compton
Martin Preece Bill Wood (PROW Officer)
Richard Mighall (OSO) Phillip Price (County Councillor) Margaret Davies David Morgan

1)Apologies: Anthony Williams, David Penrose

2)Declaration of Interests – None

3)Approval of Minutes of the Council meeting and Annual Council Meeting dated July 14th 2011
All agreed to be a true record of the meeting and signed by the Chairman

Council approved payment of:
Martin Leighton – Lengthsman Council Approved payment of invoices
Mazar External Audit – Approved
Community Centre – Approved

5.)Parish Marquee. Approved Repair

6.)Local Development Framework. Form completed

7) Reporting Information

A) Highways – Sandbags order completed
B) Mirror Repair junction by Clifford School Required
C) 30 mile sign missing by phone box from Whitney

8) PROW Report – No reported problems, few stile repairs,nothing major, still work to complete repairs on Westbrook Bridge.

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. Active Garden £6221.40 Council agrees to approve the Nick Wilson “The Outdoor Classroom Company “ Richard Mighall to seek approval from HFD Council. Notice Board will be completed By October. Richard has applied for Hereford Fruit trees application, possible option to purchases fruit trees at Cost Price.
9) Update on Open Spaces –: 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. No objections on the Time frame

10) Planning Applications –

Meeting closed @ 8.20pm
Next meeting Thursday November 10th. 7.30pm