Lea Parish Council A38
Council Minutes meeting held 14th December 2020 1900hrs – Zoom conference meeting due to coronavirus/Covid 19 restrictions
Present: Councilors – Keith Austin, Joyce Austin, Fiona Anderson, Helen Leone, Ian Bradley, Sheila Fox, Graham Barber Parish Clerk
Public present: None
15-minute public forum – not required
1 Apologies: Cllr Warner family commitments – Accepted by Council
2 To receive declarations of interest in accordance with the Localism Act 2011 and to receive any applications for Dispensation. Members may make any declarations at this point but may also make them at any point during the meeting
3 To approve the Minutes of the Meeting held 9th November 2020
Correction to Minute, amend address on Planning Application No 141715 to read Gainsborough Road.
Passed by resolution of the council; Chairman signed the Minutes on behalf of Council.
4 Lea Park, The Green and Village Green
4.1 Tree Survey; approve appointment of surveyor
Council agreed by resolution to award the tender to Tree Generation Lincoln
Action Clerk to confirm tender agreement
4.2 Anticipated Tree remedial work; impact on Budget/ Reserves 2020/21
Council agreed to wait for the survey to be completed before planning the use of Reserves to support essential tree work in the park and Village Green
Action Wait Tree Survey Report – Clerk to Email to Council
5.1 Reconciliation of Accounts 25th October to 23rd November 2020
Reconciliation explanation given by Clerk; Accounts and Bank statements verified by Cllr Anderson
Council agreed the Accounts by Resolution – Chairman signed accounts on behalf of Council
5.2 Final Budget for 2021/22 and level of Reserves for 2021/22
Council Confirmed budget and Reserves for the year.
5.3 Agree Precept for 2021/22
Council agreed by resolution of the Council a Precept of £19,500
5.4 Section 137 – Request from Lea Church
Council agreed by resolution to make a one off S137 payment to support the annual maintenance of the Church Clock. Payment will be made on receipt of the maintenance invoice.
Action - Clerk to write confirming offer.
5.5 Accounts for Payment
Agreed by Resolution of the Council – Signatories signed cheque payments. Action: Clerk authorized to make payments
- Lea Park - Play Area
- Wicksteed & Playhouse Doncaster quotes receive
A third company will be invited to quote
Action Councillor Fox
- Tree Survey Lea Park – Report back Cllr Fox
Noted by Council
- Parish Council Website – Report by Cllr Leone/Anderson, site had been made live by LCC Council. Chairman on behalf of Council thanked the work completed by both councilors and noted that the site was now live and further work is required to transfer other information onto the site.
8 Clerks Report/Correspondence
A Clerk Resignation
Council accepted the Clerks resignation and thanked him for the work completed on behalf of Council
B Complaint regarding the Village Sign on Willingham Road.
Clerk explained the concerns of the resident – Council acknowledged the complaint and will contact LCC Highways Department.
Action Clerk to write to LCC Highways and Resident to acknowledge the complaint on behalf of LPC
- Planning – Report by Cllr J Austin
9.1 Application and Proposals of Street Names Willingham Road Development
Final selection made by WLDC - Noted by Council
9.2 Application No 141713 Erect Bungalow at 15a Lansdall Ave Lea DN21 5JL
Granted – Noted by Council
- Application No 141715 Erect dwelling land adjacent 14 Gainsborough Road Lea DN21 5HZ
Granted – Noted by Council
- Personnel Committee / Resignation of Clerk/Recruitment
Following resignation of Councilior Warner from the Personnel Committee, Council resolved to co-opt Councilior Fox to fill the vacancy.
This item is held in closed session – No public access
Date of the next meeting 25 January 2020