Agenda - 14 January 2020




Prior to the start of the meeting a public forum will ordinarily, of no more than 15 minutes, be held.  The public may address the council on current matters or issues that may become future agenda items.  Reports from County and District Councillors, representatives on outside bodies and the Police will be given at this time.


1     To resolve to receive apologies and accept reasons for absence received by the Clerk, prior to the meeting

2     Disclosure of interests in accordance with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011 and to consider any requests for dispensation

(Declaration of any disclosable interest in a matter to be discussed at the meeting and which is not included in the register of interests.  Members are reminded that they are required to leave the room during the discussion and voting on matters in which they have a disclosable pecuniary or prejudicial interest, whether or not the interest is entered in the register of members’ interests maintained by the Monitoring Officer)

3     Notes of the Parish Council meeting held on 10 December 2019 to be approved as minutes

4     Clerk’s Report on matters outstanding (for information only)

5     Financial Matters

a) To Ratify Payments made – 01/11/19 – 31/12/19

b) To consider the Income & Expenditure report at 31/12/19

c) To consider the Council’s bank account balances at 31/12/19

d) To consider Public Works Loan Board loan balances

e) To consider annual renewal of LALC Training Scheme subscription – from 1/4/20

 f)  Agreement and sign off of Precept Requirement for West Lindsey District Council

 g) To consider a Grant Application Request – from Nettleham Community Hub

6    Planning Matters

a) To receive recommendations or observations on the following planning applications:-

1)  72  Scothern Road                                        Miss H Grewcock                                           140292

Planning application to vary condition 19 of outline planning permission ref: 131975 granted 14 March 2017 (as amended by 13998) and condition 1 of reserved matters approval 137106, - appearance & landscaping, variation of plots & designs

 (b) Appeals, Consents, Refusals and Withdrawals, Decisions received

 i)    Appeals

  • Brown Cow Inn                                      Mr Rob Wilkinson                                           139176

Planning Inspectorate Appeal: APP/N2535/W/19/3240712 – started 13/12/19.  Planning application for use of public house to 3 x one bed dwellings including demolition of various rear extensions, erect 5 x three bed dwellings and associated works

ii)    Decisions

  • 16 Cherry Tree Lane                               Mr & Mrs Nagaraj                                           140161.  Planning application for two storey side extension, removal of rear section of garage and garage link and new rear facing dormer window, formation of balcony including balustrade.  Decision Date: 11/12/19 – planning permission granted with conditions
  • 8 The Chestnuts                                     Mr & Mrs M Fields                                          140423.  Application for non-material amendment to planning permission 139090 granted 17 April 2019 - continue demolition of conservatory and reduce extension to kitchen extension only.  Decision date 24/12/19 – granted without conditions
  • 37 Lodge Lane                                         Mr S Barnes                                                    140248.  Planning application for two storey side extension and single storey rear extension. Decision date 03/01/20 – granted with conditions

(c) Tree Applications

  • 2 Kingsway                                              Mrs E Austin                                                   041478.  Ash - remove low split branch, crown lift to 6m to clear surrounding trees. Reduce height &  spread back to past pruning points & reshape
  • 15 The Crescent                                      Mr Zamo                                                         041482.  Fell 1 cedar and 1 holly to front of property

(d)  Update on outstanding planning matters

7     To consider applications for Co-option to the Parish Councillor Vacancy

8     Property Committee Matters

a)  To consider the minutes from the Property Committee – 18.12.19

b)  To approve the appointment of contractor to undertake initial exploratory works, at the Swathe

c)  To approve expenditure to undertake assessments of the ground, at the Swathe

d)  To approve expenditure of up to £805 to replace the access gate to the Swathe/Burial ground,

      from General Reserves

e)  To approve the recommendation for allotment layout 2, off Scothern Road

f)   To approve the half day charge for hire of Mulsanne Sports Field and Pavilion facilities at £200

9     To consider recommendations from Personnel & Standards Panel 

a) To approve adoption of revised or new policies, as recommended by the Panel:

i)    Complaints Policy & Procedure. ii)   Staff Recruitment Policy. iii)  Training & Development Policy. iv)  Risk Management Policy. v)   Community Impact Assessments Polic

b) Instructing and monitoring contractors undertaking Council business activities

10   Council Matters

a) To approve expenditure up to £4,000 to purchase speed indicator device & erect mounting post, from General Reserves

b) To consider request, from resident, for Council to re-submit Governance statement for 2018/19 

c) To consider making nominations to West Lindsey District Council - Community Awards 2020

d) Review of Village Hall Memorandum of Understanding – Update

e) Provision of new play equipment at Bill Bailey’s playing field – Project update

f)  Development of a Parish Sustainability Strategy and structure & bid application for cycle racks

g)  Response to proposals for provision of pull in spaces and Waiting Restrictions by LCC highways

11   Correspondence Received

a)  LALC request for nominations for Past Chair Persons of Parish Council – Palace Garden Party

b)  WLDC request for nominations for Community Awards

12   Councillors Reports/Future Agenda Items

13   Date of Next Meetings – The next meeting of the Parish Council will be held on Tuesday 18th February 2020 commencing at 7.30pm in the Small Hall, The Old School, Mill Hill, Nettleham.

14 To resolve whether to move into closed session and exclude the public and press, in accordance with the Public Bodies (Admissions to Meetings) Act 1960, due to the sensitive nature of the business to be discussed

a) To consider a developer’s offer to contribute towards provision of a footpath link, from Lodge Lane development through to Mulsanne Park

Mrs D Locker
Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer                  
Nettleham Parish Council                                                                                       
9 January 2020