OUTWOOD IN SURREY "The Village with the Mill"
OUTWOOD PARISH COUNCIL
Minutes of the Council Meeting held on Wednesday 2nd March 2022 in the Church Room, Wasp Green Lane
Present Cllrs, N.Wyer , B. Gosling, J Howard and M Baldock.
Also present: Cllr Gillman, Cllr White, Cllr Bourne, Cllr Farr, Nigel Shaw, Sarah Johns Helena Devlin, Carole Wells, Paul Daniels, Mrs Farr
02/0301 Apologies Cllr Yeldham; Parish Clerk, Mr G Thomson, Mr M Wooller
02/0302 Minutes The minutes of the February meeting were approved and signed
02/0303 Declarations None
02/0304County Councillor Consultations: Surrey Waste Plan; Local Committees changing - highways moving to another office.
02/0305 District Councillor Thanks were given to Cllr Gillman for his help in obtaining business interruption grants for the Lloyd Hall. Cllr Bourne won’t be standing for re-election in May, thanks were given for his support to the Parish Council for numerous projects.
Parish Clerk The Parish Clerk is leaving in May. Thanks were given for the many years of service she has given to the Council. Recruitment for a replacement has begun.
02/0306 NT Cllr Baldock presented National Trust Report.
02/0307 Planning TA/2022/94 Sand school, The Orchards, no objections
TA/2021/1882 Noise disturbance record and complain. Cllr Wyer is also still awaiting a response to his letter to the CEO of TDC regarding the planning irregularities. Will follow up again, Cllr Bourne will also follow up.
Development on Chapel Road Smallfield Rydon Homes seeking to apply for permission to build 3-400 new homes and a new school then redevelop school site. Public Consultation coming up on 3rd 5-8pm and 5th 10-2pm March.
Windmill SCC have a heritage department. Contact them about concerns.
02/0308MUGA/Wells Field Grant of £1500 from Tandridge Together Community Fund to renovate the MUGA
02/0309 Training None
02/0310 Sustainable Outwood Losing Terracycle recycling facility
02/0311 Jubilee celebration Cllr Gosling updated work of the subcommittee. Considerable support from Lloyd Hall who have kindly agreed to fund picnic with a sum of £1500 from Show profits. Sadly, the National Trust will not give consent to having a bar on the common at the beacon lighting event. Thanks to the Bell for donating the beer for the picnic. Cllr Howard will apply for funding from TDC to cover costs of bench and sign refurbishment.
02/0312 AVM Provide drinks and nibbles.
02/0313 Septic tanks TDC environmental health should be responsible for sewerage leaks. Environment Agency not interested in surface contamination but Hookhouse Farm pond gets contaminated. Look into getting grants. Thames water may have some responsibility letter to express concern. Drainage Boards.
02/0314 Law and Order Police – not present and no report
Neighbourhood Watch – not present and no report
Speedwatch – No activity
02/0315 Reports Highways and Speed Limits - no report. Drains between Brickfield Road and Millers Lane have been cleared.
Lloyd Hall – Cllr Gosling presented his report.
Aviation and Transport – Mark Wooller will represent OPC on Redhill Aerodrome Consultative Committee
Community matters- ground clearance for the trim trail has begun. Unexpected bill to cover legal costs. Defibrillator donation, The Castle is aware.
02/0316 Finance 020316/1 The payments list was approved. Happy to continue membership of Surrey Hills and Surrey Playing Fields. Cheques issued.
020316/2 Clerk pay review. Agreed to raise the clerks pay by 1.5% (from £18ph to £18.27ph) in line with National recommendation from April 1st 2022 proposed Cllr Howard seconded Cllr Wyer. Recruitment of new clerk discussed.
020316/3 Agreed to fund commemorative jubilee bench £400 proposed Cllr Gosling seconded Cllr Howard.
020216/4 PFI renewal agreed to go with new provider, subject to clerk establishing that there is no alternative.
02/0317 Next agenda
02/0318 Next Meeting The next meeting will be held on Wednesday 6th April at 730pm
Signed…………………………………. 6th April 2022