Little Totham Parish Council
Minutes of Meeting, Tuesday, 6th June 2023
The Parish Council met on Tuesday, 6th June in the Evangelical Hall, at 7.30 pm.
Vice Chairman N. Lawrence
Councillors: V. Hare, A. Philpott, T. Gritton, J. Hughes Parishioners: 3
23.25 Apologies for Absence: Chairman Siddall and Councillor Venton sent apologies
23.26 To invite Councillors to declare an interest in matters on the Agenda. None were declared
23.27 Minutes 09/05/2023
RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 9th May 2023 be approved and
23.28 a) Planning applications
There were no new applications
b) Planning decisions
23/00339/FUL Retention of static mobile home for occupation as a residential annexe, ancillary to the dwelling
at Hatching Tan. Land at Hatching Tan, Office Lane.
MDC approved this application on the condition that the accommodation should not be occupied as a person’s
Sole or main place of residence.
HOUSE/MAL/23 Proposed first floor side extension, Holly Cottage, The Street
MDC approved this application
23.29 New Clerk Introduction and briefing
Michelle Gardiner was introduced as the new Clerk. The Councillors then introduced themselves and
gave a briefing of their responsibilities.
RESOLVED The outgoing Clerk to start forwarding emails to Michelle and meet with her to transfer
23.30 Common land
The car show went well, the grass was cut and the cuttings removed by Skippers prior to the event. On the
Large common the area is coming good and the trees are getting established.
23.31 TCWG & Speed watch
6 drivers were caught speeding on the Tru Cam patrols in May.
The speedwatch team went out again on the 18th May.
RESOLVED The speedwatch team will continue. Councillors Lawrence and Venton to move
23.32 Invoices presented for payment
LT Evangelical Church hire of hall £20.00
Rowena Collins 1st qtr wages £436.80
HMRC income tax £109.20
Autela payroll services payroll £37.29
The Clerk had continued to email the Councillors with relevant emails.
23.34 Update from District Councillors
Councillor Hughes informed the Parish Council that a full District Council meeting would be held on the
8th June to elect a new Leader of the Council.
There being no further business the Chairman closed the meeting at 8.13pm
After the meeting the Senior Minister of the Church Dennis Ivery; responsible for finance talked about the works being taken to improve the Church and Hall and install a new drainage system. The building is to be clad and has been rewired and a new floor and windows installed. There will also be a ramp with handrails to ease the access to the building.
He proposed a shared notice board between the Church and Parish Council, near the Memorial Garden.
Signed by the Vice Chairman ……………………………………
ITEMS FOR NEXT MONTH’S AGENDA
Roses on the village green