Ordinary Meeting 25 03 2019

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

Date: 25/03/2019        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 (no Communication)


  1. Declaration of Pecuniary Interest:



  1. Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting 21/01/2019

Signed as true record Proposed AM seconded MWH agreed unanimously.


  1. Accounts
    • Current account balance £7548.19
    • Community Benefit £5398.02
    • Election account £ 251.57

A proposal to transfer £500 into Election fund to cover any potential contested Elections. Proposed MWH seconded CJ agreed unanimously.

  • Invoices for signature.



  • EMG Grant 2018/19 paid 7th Feb,
  • West Midlands Crime Prevention funding of £1944.00, waiting for approval, but indications are good.


  • Community Benefit for 2019/20 application in progress for £3748.00


  • Community Benefit Sign Off:



  • Parish Assets:

Neen Sollars ~ £2,623.90

Milson           ~ £1,020.00


  1. Community Benefit Deed Applications
    • Application from Chairman of Village Hall Committee for funding of Overspill carparking to Village Hall see application.

After some consideration the Parish Council decided to fund £5000.00 towards the Carpark initiative from the Community Benefit. Proposed CJ seconded MWH agreed unanimously.


  • Approach from Parishioner for funding to install Dog Friendly gates to Stiles. Funding for Stiles from Shropshire Council, Parishioner request is for labour for installation only

. Costing and time frame TBC


  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.

To be removed from minutes.


  1. Highways – 30 mph sign and Gateways
    • Boundary Gates installation has been put on hold prior to Police Commissionaire Funding approval.
    • E-mail from pnn (Police National Network)


  1. Environment and Maintenance Grant
    • 2019/20 application submitted 12/03/2019 (£1500).



  1. Lengthsman progress
    • Work sheet made available to Council on request.
    • 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. Outstanding….


  1. Web Page.
    • Agreed Clerk would post Public 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

No progress has been made with this application, propose removal from Agenda. A greed unanimously.



  1. LTN Legal Briefings Updates
    • General update issues, copy on request.


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

CJ highlighted the number of car thefts had increased in Cleobury Mortimer.


  1. Place Plan

Update on Shropshire Place Plan available on request.


  1. Public Participation.



  1. Public Correspondence.



  1. Date of Next Meeting:

Proposals for meeting 2019/20

06th May 2019 ~ Annual Meeting followed by Ordinary meeting

08th July 2019 ~ Ordinary Meeting

09th September 2019 ~ Ordinary Meeting

02nd December 2019 ~ Ordinary Meeting

20th January 2020 ~ Precept and Ordinary Meeting

09th March 2020 ~ Ordinary Meting

All dates were agreed. Please record in diaries, Village Hall will be booked accordingly.


  1. Meeting Closed. 19.42


  1. Communications from SSC:
  • BDLs
  • NALCs News letters
  • SALC Bulletins
  • John Champion ~ PCC Newsletters
  • Working together Enhancing the Environment
  • NHS Local Plan
  • Travel assistance for SEND Nursery and Post 16 student
  • Guidance on payment of invoices
  • Application for funding Police Commissionaire
  • Summary of Legal Notices and updates
  • Accountable Officer appointed at SSC
  • Budget training session
  • Clerks Networking meeting
  • Keep Britain tidy Spring Clean
  • Assessing Housing “Delivering the right Homes”








Signed ……………………………………………….





Dated ……………………………………………….