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Winstred Hundred PC Minutes 10th January 2023


Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

Draft minutes of the meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council held at Salcott Village Hall on Tuesday 10th January 2023 at 7.30pm

Present: Phil Gladwin (chair), John Walker, Netty Knill Jones, Roger Pittock, Catherine Sprott

Apologies for absence: Clare Lauwerys, Jinny Gale, Liz Davidson, Robert Davidson

The minutes of the meeting held on 13th December 2022 were agreed by all and signed by the chairman

County and City Councillor Reports: None

Public-Have Your Say: None

Declarations of Interest: Phil Gladwin for Item 2

  1. Playgrounds and Playing Fields are both in good order with outstanding jobs being addressed. Peldon Jubilee tree has now been planted near the village sign and thanks go to Liz and Robert for that. Salcott one is in hand and will be planted shortly.
  2. Precept/Grant 2023/24 – after carefully consideration of future budget, this year’s expenses, price increases, etc it was proposed, seconded and agreed by all to increase the parish council precept by 10% (£1,478) giving a total of £16,258 for the year to enable services and projects to be addressed as and when required in all the villages.
  3. Road Gritting – with a view that further commitment from ECC is not an option,a reminder to all residents that there are salt/grit boxes in various locations for spreading the contents on icy patches on the pavements and highways when required. Refilling of the boxes can be arranged with Phil Gladwin for collection from his farm where we hold a supply.
  4. Website update – it was agreed that we should ask our service provider to update the website as he sees fit for our needs but ask about extra costs if any.
  5. Actions and reminder List – updated

Planning Decisions:

222547Prior Approval for conversion of 6 silos into Class B8 (storage and distribution) use at Kemps Farm, Mersea Road, Peldon – Prior Approval Required (Approved)
222520Proposal: Temporary use of mobile home at Green Farm, The Street, Salcott – Approve conditional
222723Proposal: Conversion of existing garage/outbuilding into annex living accommodation at Chestnuts Farm, Peldon Road, Great Wigborough – Approve conditional
221708Proposal: Application to vary condition 2 (drawings) following a grant of planning permission 202510 at Lovedowns Farm, Barnhall Road, Salcott – Approve conditional

Payments for January:

David J Kingaby – website refinement and support£143.16
St Mary the Virgin Peldon – mag entries£180.00
R S Pullen – January salary plus backpay£775.00
Information Commissioner’s Office – Data Protection£40.00
Peldon and Wigboroughs Community Hall – hire£20.00 
Webhosting UK Com Ltd.£14.39
Salcott Village Hall – year’s hire£120.00

The next meeting will take place on Tuesday 14th February 2023 at 7.30pm, at St Stephen’s Church, Great Wigborough