Ordinary Meeting 21 01 2019

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

Date: 21/01/2019        Start 19.00 Hrs


   Cllr Chris Jones (Chairman)                       01584 890486

Cllr David Jones (Vice Chairman)              01299 271204

Cllr Steve Painter                                        01299 832981

Cllr Anne Horsley                                       01299 271225

Cllr Mazella Witts-Hewinson                      01299 271258

Tony Price (Clerk to Parish)                                   01299 271535


  1. Apologies: Cllr D. Jones, Cllr S. Painter


  1. Declaration of Pecuniary Interest: None


  1. Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting 03/12/2018

Signed as true record


  1. Accounts
    • Current account balance £7148.99
    • Community Benefit £5398.02

Application for 2019/20 grant to be actioned.

  • Election account £ 251.57
  • Invoices for signature.



  • Precept for 2019/20 set at £7530.68
  • EMG Grant (3 years at £1500) under consultation
  • West Midlands Crime Prevention funding of £1944.00 under consultation


  • Community Benefit:



  • Parish Assets:

Neen Sollars ~ £2,623.90

Milson           ~ £1,020.00


  1. Community Benefit Deed Applications
    • No New Applications.


  1. General Data Protection Regulations 2018
    • No updates


  1. Pot Holes / Road Conditions
    • A request for grit bags to be deposited at Dint Hill and by Haughton house and Tetstill corner.






  1. Highways – 30 mph sign and Gateways
    • Boundary Gates costing submitted for consultation. Costs to be taken from Community Benefit fund if funding no available.
    • 30 mph Signage to be put on Village Gates, funding agreed of £1754 plus signage. Motion raised CJ seconded SP.
    • £400 Highways inspection fee has been waived
    • 30mph signs will cost £8.00 each, Total £40.00
    • Police Commission has offered a grant for £1944.00

All aspects of Boundary gates agreed implementation will commence in late March 2019.



  1. Environment and Maintenance Grant
    • Clerk has applied for £1500.00 for 3 consecutive years. There are conditions to funding which have been confirmed, awaiting response in early 2019.
    • Received confirmation application is now being reviewed.


  1. Lengthsman progress
    • Public Liability Insurance has been submitted and check for 2019/20.
    • October work sheet made available to Council.
    • Request for a Litter bin in the layby between Milson and Trapnell Bridge. Additional Bin to be located at Milson Green, funded by Community Benefit.
    • Highways must be consulted on siting and ongoing maintenance of the Bin etc.
    • 1 x 30 Litre Wheelie Bin (Green) Cost will be £ 45.00 for Milson Village Green and £60 for 1 x Trapnell comprising of: Bin/post/cement chain and pad lock. Incorporated on to Lengthsman duties to empty when full. Motion raised CJ seconded AH, unanimous.


  1. Web Page.
    • Agreed Clerk would post meeting notices on Web Page.



  1. Electoral Changes.
    • None


  1. Dogs fouling footpaths.
    • Cllr D Jones to update on current position.

DJ and TP to decide number of and location of Signs in conjunction with Parishioner from Milson. Still outstanding


  1. Riparian responsibility.
    • Shakenhurst Riverside management.

Cllr D. Jones to update next meeting. Carried forward.


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





    • 17/04272/FUL
      Address:  Proposed Affordable Dwelling NW Of Rose Cottage, Neen Sollars.
      Proposal:  Erection of an affordable dwelling and associated works
      Applicant: Rose Cottage, Neen Sollars, Kidderminster, Shropshire, DY14 9AB)

Awaiting Decision


  • Reference 18/03349/FUL

Address   The Hole Milson Kidderminster Shropshire DY14 0BT

Proposal  Alterations to existing dwelling including raising the roof

Permission Granted


  1. LTN Legal Briefings Updates
    • None


  1. Crime Reduction Group meeting (CM)/LJC
    • Cllr C Jones updated meeting on current developments. To report at next meeting.


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


  1. Public Participation.



  1. Public Correspondence.

Parishioner concerned about build up of leaves around the Milson Village Green. PC to supply Bin for this purpose and general rubbish.


  1. Date of Next Meeting:


  • 25th March ~ Ordinary Meeting
  • Meeting Schedule for 2019/20 TBC


  1. Meeting Closed. 19.25 Hrs


  1. Communications from SSC:
  • BDLs
  • NALCs News letters
  • SALC Bulletins
  • John Champion ~ PCC Newsletters
  • Crane Quality Counselling
  • NHS Future Fit
  • Audit and end of year and fundamentals training
  • Place Plan Communication
  • Area committees
  • Buckingham House Garden Party