October 2020 Draft Minutes


Present: Cllr D Durrant – Chairman

Cllrs: Mr D Horwat, Mr N White,

Mrs J Self-Shutts, Mrs J Welbourn (and Boston Borough)

Also Present: Mrs C Anderton – Clerk of the Council

Cllr P Bedford, Boston Borough Council

Absent: Mrs J Moore, Mr N Chandler

Public Forum

There were no items for the public forum.

20/45 Apologies

The Parish Clerk advised that apologies for absence (with acceptable reasons) had been received from Cllr J Moore and Cllr N CHandler.

20/46 Police Matters

The following incidents from March to date were reported to the Clerk in the absence of PCSO Kym Rayment: 1 incident of Anti-Social behaviour - Lacey’s Lane.

2 transport hazards on Main A52

20/47 To receive any declarations of interest in accordance with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011 – being any pecuniary or non-pecuniary interests on agenda items not previously recorded on 
Members Register of Interests.

There were no declarations received.

20/48 Approval of the minutes of the previous meeting

It was proposed, seconded and

RESOLVED: that the notes of the meeting held 18th August 2020 be approved as a correct record of the meeting and be signed by the Chairman

20/49 Reports from Lincolnshire County Council/Boston Borough Council

There were no reports received

20/50 Playing Field Report

The inspection report had been circulated and it was agreed to look at the tension on the zip wire, to top up the bark level around the climbing frames in the Spring and to look at filling in the worn goal mouth areas with top soil and grass seeding.

20/51 Finance

1. It was proposed, seconded and

RESOLVED: to accept the payments as per the retrospective payment sheet Sept 09/20

2. It was proposed, seconded and

RESOLVED: to accept the payments as per the payment sheet October 10/2020

Payments were as follows:

Staff Costs Salary/HMRC/expenses £605.33  
Malc Firth Layby grass cutting £123.00 Open Spaces Act 1906 ss. 9-10
Staff Costs Salary/HMRC/expenses £461.36  
Leverton Poor’s Land Trust Playing Field Rent £43.75 Open Spaces Act 1906 ss. 9-10

20/52 Planning

Application No. B/20/0237 Change of use from haulage depot to light industrial (Class B1) with ancillary warehousing: creation of new site access at Alan Baxter Haulage, Highgate, Leverton, Boston, PE22 0AW

The council had previously reviewed and discussed the application and the clerk confirmed that the planning permissions had been granted for the purpose described in the application.

20/53 Matters for discussion only or to be added to the next agenda

The Chairman confirmed that the layby bin emptying had appeared to have been handled in a reasonable manner of late.

It was agreed to go ahead with the restoration of the village sign and to obtain further Dog Fouling signage for the marsh areas and the main village estate.

20/44 Date and Time of the next Parish Council Meeting

The next Meeting of the Parish Council will be held on Monday 9th November 2020 beginning at 7.00pm. There being no further business to discuss, the Chairman thanked those in attendance and declared the meeting closed at 8.05pm.