April 2021 Minutes


                                                             MONDAY 12th APRIL 2021


Present:               Cllr D Durrant – Chairman

                              Cllrs: Mr D Horwat, Mrs J Self-Shutts, Mr N White


Also Present:    Mrs C Anderton – Clerk of the Council

                            Cllr P Skinner, Lincolnshire County Council


Absent:                None


Public Forum

One member of the public was present.


21/11    Apologies

There were no apologies as all councillors were in attendance.


21/12    Police Matters

PCSO Kym Rayment reported to the Clerk that there had been no incidents in the parish.


21/13    To receive any declarations of interest in accordance with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011

There were no declarations received.


21/14    Approval of the minutes of the previous meeting

It was proposed and accepted that the notes of the meeting held 8th March 2021 be approved as a correct record of the meeting and be signed by the Chairman.


21/15    Reports from Lincolnshire County Council/Boston Borough Council

Councillor P Skinner gave a verbal report to update council of matters at Boston Borough Council and Lincolnshire County Council.


21/16  Issues relating to the Playing Fields, Potholes and the Environment of the Parish

Potholes: It was reported that some patching of potholes had been competed around the parish and the clerk was asked by Cllr P Skinner to forward to him the 40mph limit on Highgate request so it could be looked into.

Environment: Mr Horwat asked if it was possible to apply to impose a 7.5 tonne restriction on Lacey’s Lane due to the unsuitability of the road for the size of the Heavy Goods Vehicles currently using the road. Mr Horwat had previously stated that the verges were being destroyed and that he had reported this on FixMyStreet.

Playing Fields: Mr Horwat gave a good review on the recently purchased mower and also stated that it would be necessary to obtain bark chippings for the play area prior to the inspection.

21/17    Finance

It was proposed and agreed to accept the payments as per the payment sheet 04/2021 details below:

D Horwat

Playing Fields Expenses


Staff costs



Leverton Poor’s Land Trust

Playing Field Rent



21/18    Correspondence received.

The clerk reported to Council that she had received a resignation letter from Mr I Chandler.

The clerk also circulated a letter to the Monitoring Officer which had been drafted in response to an enquiry regarding the previous month’s closed session item. It was proposed and agreed to send the drafted response on behalf of the Council.

21/19    Matters for discussion only or to be added to the next agenda.

There were no further items raised for discussion.

21/20    Date and Time of the next Parish Council Meeting

The next Meeting of the Parish Council will be held on Monday 10th May 2021 beginning at 7.30pm. There being no further business to discuss, the Chairman thanked those in attendance and declared the meeting closed at 8.05 pm.             

Signed: Chairman                                                                         Date: 10/05/2021