OUTWOOD IN SURREY "The Village with the Mill"
OUTWOOD PARISH COUNCIL
Minutes of the Council Meeting held on Wednesday 6th April 2022 in the Church Room, Wasp Green Lane
Present Cllrs J Howard, N.Wyer, B. Gosling, R Yeldham and M Baldock.
Also present: Cllr Gillman, Cllr Farr, Mrs Farr, Mark Wooller and Nigel Shaw.
06/0401 Apologies Cllr White
06/0402 Minutes The minutes of the March meeting were approved and signed
06/0403 Declarations None
06/0404County Councillor Cllr Wyer asked Cllr Farr for a name of someone to contact at SCC regarding general highway issues
06/0405 District Councillor Cllr Gillman reported on progress on the Local Plan.
06/0406 NT Cllr Baldock presented National Trust Report. The volunteers have been clearing up branches which have come down in the storm. A hibernaculum being created.
06/0407 Planning Sawmills - Cllr Wyer is also still awaiting a response to his letter to the CEO of TDC regarding the planning irregularities. Cllr will follow up again.
Cllr Gosling reported on the proposed development of Chapel Road in Smallfield.
06/0408MUGA/Wells Field Grants now received totalling £3500 towards the refurbishment of the MUGA which will take place in May.
06/0409 Training None
06/0410 Sustainable Outwood Nothing to report
06/0411 Jubilee celebration Cllr Gosling reported on the work of the subcommittee. The risk assessment for the beacon has been completed. The purchase of tree whips to give to village children is being considered; RBL are giving them lapel pins.
06/0412 AVM Boards will be available for organisations to put notices up on; drinks and nibbles will be provided.
06/0413 Outwood4Ukraine Mrs Pollard will be speaking on behalf of Outwood4Ukraine at the Annual Village Meeting.
06/0414 Law and Order Police – not present and no report
Neighbourhood Watch – not present and no report
Speedwatch – No activity
06/0415 Reports Highways and Speed Limits - Pot hole on Prince of Wales Road
Lloyd Hall – There has not been an LHMC meeting since the last OPC meeting.
Aviation and Transport – Mark Wooller reported that the Gatwick additional runway public consultation has now closed. He has been invited onto RACC. The limitations caused by winter weather mean that the taxi way can be used as a hard runway when the grass runway is waterlogged. They are therefore trying to get the monthly rolling limit changed to a 3 monthly limit. As the aerodrome is now used by air ambulance – some low flights.
Community matters Trees being felled for trim trail; clerk to respond regarding draft contract. The Castle – money for defibrillator available until the end of September.
06/0416 Finance 020316/1 The payments list was approved.
020316/2 The Clerk’s job description, contract, person spec and statement of employment was ratified. It was agreed to advertise the post on the SALC website; it was agreed to set up an appointments committee (Howard and Wyer), and an annual performance review for the Clerk,; proposed Cllr Howard seconded Cllr Wyer. Carried unanimously.
020316/3 Resolution to apply for Natwest Bankline for Communities; proposed Cllr Wyer, seconded Cllr Howard. Carried unanimously
020216/4 Approval of £150 +VAT payment to NT for legal fees; proposed Cllr Baldock, seconded Cllr Yeldham
06/0417 Next agenda Review MUGA ring-fenced cash
06/0418 Next Meeting The next meeting will be held on Wednesday 4th May at 730pm
Signed…………………………………. 4th May 2022