Everleigh Parish Council – Meeting Minutes from 5th July 2010


MARCH 2010


Minutes of the Everleigh Parish Council Meeting held at the Crown Hotel

on Monday 5 July 2010.

Chairman: Cllr S Matton


Present: Cllr A Bradford, Cllr J Copp, Cllr M Goldsmith and Cllr D Bottomley


In Attendance: Mr P Gill (Parish Clerk), PC M Bayliss, Wilts County Cllr C Howard Mr A Pickernell (TCAP) and Mrs T McQuaid.


  1. Apologies: Cllr K Wheeler-Mallows.


2. Disclosure of Interest. None declared


  1. General Public. No questions asked


  1. Wilshire Constabulary. PC M Bayliss reported that the Police had dealt with the following incidents: a loose horse, theft of fuel, theft of a mobile phone and a naked male runner which proved to be false. Although absent Cllr Wheeler- Mallows had requested that the PC Bayliss provide him with further detail of the thefts in order that he could pass on the detail to the NHW Scheme Members and Parishioners. PC Bayliss agreed to the request.

Action: PC Bayliss

The Chairman thanked PC Bayliss for attending the meeting.


  1. Minutes of the Annual Parish Meeting and the Annual Meeting of the Parish Council held on 10 May 2010. These were signed by the Chairman as a true record.


  1. Matters Arsing.

    1. Item 8.1 from AMPC. The consideration of purchasing land for a possible future location for a Village Hall remains ongoing.

    2. Item 8.2 from AMPC. A definitive reply to the Council’s reply to the Wilts County Speed Limit Review remains outstanding. Moreover, the concerns of Lower Everleigh residents were noted and the Chairman will speak to the residents.

Action: Chairman.

    1. Item 13 from AMPC. The flood plan paper work has gone to Tidworth Area Board.


  1. Correspondence – As received and if necessary held at the clerk’s office.

    1. Community First Magazine.


  1. Planning. Having considered the following the Planning Applications as received from Wiltshire Council.

    1. New planning applications.

      1. E/10/0637/FUL. Rear extension; creation of front porch at 1 & 2 Coombe Cottages Everleigh Marlborough SN8 3EX for Mrs Joanne Tomlinson. Having previously considered the application the Members RESOLVED to not raise any objections.

      2. E/10/0786/FUL. To demolish a current indoor swimming pool and build a new 4 bed roomed house in the grounds of the Old Stables in the Street for Mike Kremzer. Having considered the application the Members RESOLVED to not raise any objections.

Action: Clerk to inform Wilts Council.

  1. Property.

    1. Cllr Goldsmith reported that he had located a suitable Dog Bin for the play area. Members RESOLVED to purchase the dog bin at a cost of £390+VAT.

Action: Cllr Goldsmith

    1. Cllr Goldsmith reported that the side slides were still to be fitted and Members agreed to form a works party to do the fixing on Saturday 10 July.

Action: All Members

    1. Cllr Goldsmith agreed to contact BT regarding the damage to the phone box and the poor condition of the BT post outside Jenoline.

Action: Cllr Goldsmith

    1. Cllr Goldsmith reported that he had removed the graffiti from the walls of the bus shelter and that he had disinfected the inside.

    2. Cllr Goldsmith reported that J Bowen is now on top of the cutting of the verges.

    3. Play Area Project.

      1. Cllr Bradford informed Members that 4 designs had been received for the next phase of the play area project and after discussion and consideration Members RESOLVED to accept the design submitted by Playdale at a cost of £11k + VAT most of which will be met by grant funding.

Action: Cllr Bradford

      1. Cllr Bradford reported that he had submitted grant funding bids to TAB and other agencies.


  1. Finance.

    1. The Clerk presented a current liquidity statement and bank reconciliation as follows:

      1. Balance at Lloyds TSB CA (statement date 1 Jun 10) £4057.19

      2. Balance at Lloyds BIAA ( statement date 17 Apr 10) £51.72

      3. Balance at Alliance and Leicester (statement date 3 Jun 10) £1941.53

      4. Combined Balance £6050.44

Members noted the statement and reconciliation.

    1. Authorise cheques for payment and those cheques issued since last meeting.

      1. 333- Mrs S Matton ( Litter Pick)- £16.00

      2. 335 – Mr D Bottomley ( Fuel) – £26.99

      3. 336 – Wilts Police (NHW Signs) £55.00

      4. 338 – Community First Subscription- £36.00

      5. 339 – Clerks salary & expenses – £221.98

      6. 340 – S Colman (Bouncy Castle) £100.00

      7. 341 – M Goldsmith ( Playground equipment) £270.25

      8. 342 – K Wheeler- Mallows (Grass Cutting) £20.00

      9. 343 – A Bradford ( Play Area maint) £6.99

      10. 344 – Wilts Police Authority ( NHW Signs) £ 27.70

Members RESOLVED to authorise the cheques

    1. Note all receipts since last meeting.

      1. £3100 – Precept

      2. 105.40 – VAT Reclaim

      3. A&L Interest £0.49

Members noted the receipts


  1. Village Events

    1. Picnic/Barbeque. Cllr Matton reported that everything had been booked and that the posters were ready for distribution. Members agreed to meet at 10.00am on the day to carry out a range of tasks.

Action: S Matton.

    1. Fire Works. Cllr Copp reported that everything was in hand but that he had yet to order the fireworks. Members confirmed that the cost of the fireworks was not to exceed £350 and noting that insurance of £114 had already been paid that the total cost of the event was not to exceed £500.

Action: Cllr Copp

    1. Litter Pick. The Members having noted the offer of the loan of litter picking equipment from Wilts County agreed to consider a date for a litter pick at the next meeting.

Action: Clerk


  1. Co-option. Following a vote and having met the statutory (LGA 1972 Sect 79 & 80) eligibility requirements Cllr T McQuaid was co-opted as a Member of the Council. Cllr McQuaid then signed the Declaration of Acceptance of Office (LGA 1972 Sect 83). The Clerk informed Cllr McQuaid that she was required to complete the register of members interests form and to return it to the Clerk ASP but within 28 days.

Action: Cllr McQuaid.

The Chairman welcomed Cllr McQuaid.


  1. Signage. Cllr D Bottomley tabled a detailed plan that had been produced by Cllr Wheeler- Mallows highlighting signs that need reviewing, replacing, cleaning or de-obstructed. After discussion of the plan by the Members Wilts Cllr C Howard took a copy of the plan and agreed to speak to the relevant Officer with a view to arranging a site visit in order that action can taken regarding the signs highlighted on the plan.

Action: Wilts Cllr Howard


  1. AOB for information only.

    1. Wilts Councillor. Cllr C Howard reported that spending for FY10-11 will be much as planned. However, FY 11-12 and onwards will be very different. Moreover he drew attention to the waste collection consultation that is currently being conducted by Wilts County.

    2. Tidworth Community Area Partnership (TCAP) Representative. Mr T Pickernell gave a short brief on the makeup, responsibilities and accountability of TACP. He also outlined his own role and highlighted TCAP’s success to date and plans for the future. He then asked for and answered questions.

The Chairman thanked them both for attending the meeting.


  1. Date of Next Meeting: The date of the next meeting was confirmed as 7.00pm on Monday 6th September 2010 to be held at the Crown Hotel.


Signed: date:



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