Ordinary Meeting 09 09 2019

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Held at: Victory Hall, Neen Sollars, DY14 0AL  

Date: 02/12/2019        Start: 19.00 hrs


   Cllr Chris Jones (Chairman)                       01584 890486

Cllr David Jones (Vice Chairman)              01299 271204

Cllr Steve Painter                                        01299 832981

Cllr Mazella Witts-Hewinson                      01299 271258

Cllr Anne Horsley                                        01299 271225

Clerk Tony Price                                          01299 271535


  1. Apologies: Cllr Mazella Witts-Hewinson


  1. Declaration of Pecuniary Interest:


  1. Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting 09/09/2019:

Signed as true record


  1. Accounts
    • Current account balance £9112.15
    • Community Benefit £4003.42
    • Election account £751.81
    • Invoices signed off:

UK Safety signs (Dog Mess) £68.95


  • EMG Grant 2019/20 of £1500 has been applied for still awaiting confirmation.


  • Community Benefit Sign Off:



  • Parish Assets:

Neen Sollars ~ £3236.00

Milson           ~ £1,703.00


Memorial Wreathes 

  • No wreathes were purchased this year, £80 of Precept was budgeted for wreathes. Motion to pay £80 to British Legion Poppy fund.


Community Benefit Applications.

  • Funding request for Gilbert and Sullivan performance £500.00. There is a proviso:

£500 is the limit, above this figure a separate application will be required. Funds will only be paid on receipts provided as in agreement with the fund request.

  • Precept/CB application Madge Shineton Cleobury Youth Project.


  1. General Data Protection Regulations 2018
    • No updates


  1. Highways – 30 mph sign review.
    • Location and cost of 30 mph signs to be agreed. See attached.


  1. Jubilee Garden
    • We have an email request from the PCC to site a large Christmas Tree and hold a Christmas Carol service on the Jubilee Garden Neen Sollars. Due to the time restraint of the initiative Councillors were requested individually for their response.
    • It was agreed that the PCC can place a Christmas tree with the proviso all health and safety concerns are addressed with view to the road, electrical supply and duration of illumination.
    • A motion to make this an annual event driven and funded by the PCC.
    • A motion from Councillor MWH to site similar tree on the Milson Green next year. Illumination, location and sponsorship TBC.


  1. Defibrillators –
    • No Activity – Update to “The Circle” 28/11/2019.


  1. Lengthsman progress
    • Work sheets made available to Council on request.
    • The trial footpath initiative to replace stiles with kissing gates provided by the CMFA took place on the 26th One gate outstanding to Tetstill lane.


  1. Web Page.
    • Still Issues with posting News and Events on web page.

Page has been down again (some of this time was upgrades that have not worked) New provider to be found in New Year.


  1. Electoral Changes.
    • None


  1. Dogs fouling footpaths.
    • Cllr DJ reported a number of recent incidents last meeting.

Update required.


  1. Riparian responsibility.
    • Cllr D. Jones has removed a large quantity of fallen timber from the river downstream of the bridge.

Update required.


  1. Neighbour Watch Scheme
    • Updates being issued via web page when available.









    • 19/03386/FUL (validated: 05/08/2019)
      Address:  Proposed Barn Conversion At Tetsill Farm, Neen Sollars, Shropshire
      Proposal:  Renovation and conversion of part of existing outbuildings into residential use

Permission Granted


  • 19/04667/FUL

Address: Haughton Barn, Neen Sollars, Kidderminster, Shropshire, DY14 0AH

Application to erection of detached dog kennel and garden shed; installation of satellite dish together with landscaping scheme

Councillors remarks have been posted on the Planning portal with a status of no Objection pending considerations.

           Pending Consideration


  1. LTN Legal Briefings Updates
    • None
  2. Crime Reduction Group meeting (CM)
    • Cllr C Jones to report.


  1. Place Plan
    • Update on Shropshire Place Plan available on request.


  1. Public Participation
    • None


  1. Public Correspondence.
    • Email from Parishioner re continual parking on Milson Village Green. Councillor CJ has been actively involved and monitoring ongoing activity
    • Correspondence from Steve Shaw re Local Electricity Bill. Parish Councils have been requested to sign petition to campaign for Councils to sell generated power back to community.

Motion to support campaign.



  1. Date of Next Meeting:

20th January 2020 ~ Precept and Ordinary Meeting

09th March 2020 ~ Ordinary Meeting



  1. Meeting Closed:












  1. Communications from SSC:
  • BDLs –                       NALCs News letters
  • SALC Bulletins –                       John Champion ~ PCC Newsletters
  • Steve Shaw Local Electric Bill
  • South Shropshire Area Committee
  • News Briefs SSc
  • Cultural Strategy Workshop
  • On the Beat. South Shropshire
  • Parish Consultation letter
  • Dementia Care homes report
  • Operational improvements towards zero Carbon
  • Rural strategy workshop
  • SALC 70th Birthday
  • SSC Closer to home South of the County
  • Local Councils &VE Day 8th May 2020
  • Improving Patient Experience SaTH