A meeting of Dunholme Parish Council was held on Monday 7th March 2022 in the Jubilee Room of the Village Hall.
Present: Cllrs A Pache (Chair), Miss C Keetley, N Rodgers, C Seal, Mrs C Pelcot, Mrs S Keetley, K Plowman and D Lowles
Also present: 1 member of the public
Clerk: Mrs L Richardson
Thoughts were given to those people in Ukraine.
To receive apologies and reasons for absence
None received – Cllr Pache reported that Cllr Newton has now tended his resignation from the Parish Council.
Disclosure of pecuniary interests
Notes of the meeting held on 7th February 2022 to be approved and signed as minutes
Deferred to the next meeting due to technical issues.
Correspondence (for information only): -
All included on the agenda
Accounts and Finance
a) To receive the current financial position
Deferred to the next meeting due to technical issues.
b) To receive an update on the Parish Council banking switch
The application is in progress with Natwest.
c) To agree to subscribe to the 2022-23 LALC Internal Auditor Fee
Proposed Cllr Seal, seconded Cllr Mrs Pelcot and agreed by all to subscribe to the LALC internal audit scheme.
e) To approve the payment of accounts
Proposed Cllr Seal, seconded Cllr Rodgers and agreed by all to make the following payments:-
Supplier Details Gross VAT Net
Mrs L Richardson Clerks salary and expenses 611.87 0.00 611.87
Mrs B Edwards Litter picker salary 231.66 0.00 231.66
Jeylan Cleaning Sports units cleaning 589.70 0.00 589.70
LAB Planning Services Neighbourhood Plan Consultant 1200.00 0.00 1200.00
The Bouncy Castle Co. Jubilee Celebrations 180.00 0.00 180.00
N. Rodgers Maintenance 34.98 0.00 34.98
Dunholme Old School Hall Room Hire 24.00 0.00 24.00
C. Seal Software Fees 52.32 0.00 52.32
Parish Council Buildings and Assets
a) To receive an update regarding the purchase of a Village News / What’s Going On noticeboard for the village
The Clerk and Cllr Seal to continue completing the form.
b) To receive and decide upon quotes for the painting of the village play equipment
Proposed Cllr Mrs Pelcot, seconded Cllr Rodgers and agreed by all to accept a quote from Home and Garden Improvements for a cost of £1482.73 to maintain and paint the play equipment (except the multi-use area in Honeyholes Lane park). Cllr Mrs Pelcot will accept this quote.
c) To receive an update regarding the speed awareness scheme and the purchase of further speed awareness signs
Cllr Pache reported recommended locations from a Meeting with LRSP - Ryland Road (from Welton), Honeyholes Lane (coming into the village) and Lincoln Road (From A46 into the village). LRSP will install posts for each camera at a cost of £200.
A quote for 3 solar powered speed signs of £6140 and £266 for a new battery for the current signs were received from Elan City.
Proposed Cllr Pache, seconded Cllr Mrs S Keetley and agreed by all to accept the above quote. Cllr Pache will accept this quote.
The Clerk will contact Angie Law to see if they are undertaking the speed awareness training again.
The order for the stickers and signs has been requested – we are awaiting permission from WLDC to put these stickers on their bins.
To discuss and take any necessary action regarding the Neighbourhood Plan Review
Luke Brown is reviewing the “Call for Land” applications.
To receive an update regarding The Queens Green Canopy, including the arrangement of volunteer tree planting sessions and locations
Cllr Seal reported:-
210 trees have been received and are being stored ready for planting asap.
105 trees are due for delivery this week and a further 105 by the end of the month.
17th March 2022 – Brownies would like to plant some trees around the Village Hall.
The Clerk and Cllr Seal will arrange a volunteer planting session for the end of March / beginning of April.
b) To discuss and take any necessary action regarding the Queens Platinum Jubilee celebrations
Proposed Cllr Pache, seconded Cllr Seal and agreed by all to accept a quote for £180 for the hire of a supervised bouncy castle at the Platinum Jubilee Celebrations.
212 pupils are at the primary school – the Clerk is looking into prices for a souvenir for each pupil as resolved at last months meeting
c) To receive and update regarding an Emergency Plan / Contacts Pack
This is a work in progress – emergency details for sites within the village are being received.
a) To discuss and take any necessary action regarding village maintenance needed around the village
Proposed Cllr Pache, seconded Cllr Seal and agreed by all to undertake the following maintenance:-
- Report general maintenance works along Honeyholes Lane near Cyden Homes.
- The Clerk will advertise for volunteers to help with the upkeep of Oak Wood.
b) To receive an update regarding road safety, including the introduction on a zebra crossing outside St Chads Primary School
No further action can be taken by the Parish Council.
To agree the date of the next meeting
4th April 2022 at 7.30pm
11th May 2022 at 7pm – also annual Parish Meeting
To agree to close the meeting to press and public to discuss sensitive information
Proposed Cllr Mrs Pelcot, seconded Cllr Mrs Keetley and agreed by all to close the meeting to press and public.
To discuss and take any necessary action relating to 3rd party leases held with the Parish Council
Cllr Pache reported the outcome of the meeting held between the Parish Council and the Lincoln Tennis Academy.
Signed (Chairman) ………………………………………….. 4th April 2022