Minutes of the
East Clandon Parish Council Meeting
held in the Village Hall on Monday 5th August 2002
Mrs C McMullan (Chairman)
Mr R Molvidson
Mr R Nickolds
Mrs A Randall
Mrs M Leech (Clerk)
Mr A Hogarth
Cllr David Davies
Cllr Andrew French
Cllr Jen Powell
Cllr Jenny Wicks
2 members of the public
1371 Minutes of
the Parish Council Meeting of 24th June 2002.
These Minutes together with the Appendix on Traffic Calming, were approved.
1372 Matters arising
1365 Traffic calming
Cathy has communicated with Derek Lake our appreciation of his attendance
and generous giving of his time at our last meeting. In response he has
indicated that the brief for the feasibility study is being prepared..
1373 Police Community
Roger attended the meeting held on 28th May, together with other
representatives from parishes and their councils. He will provide a few
notes taken at the meeting, and also attend the next, to be held on 7th
October. Action: Roger.
Community Plan ("Your community: your future")Cathy attended
the meeting held on 19th June, attended by Borough Councillors, together
with approximately 80 representatives from parishes in our area. It was
a successful consultation exercise, with good attempt at communicating
with the public. A Newsletter has been circulated and a draft Community
Plan will be produced in September.
1375 Planning matters
Home Farm Cottages
There was no objection from the council for their second application
Home Farm Buildings.
The application has been withdrawn. It is expected that an amended
application will follow.Page one
Merrow Park and
The decision is to be made by the Secretary of State.
Invitations have been
made for further correspondence/comments/objections. Cathy will follow
this up.Action: Cathy.
5th July Roger Nickolds £315 (Reimbursement for village gardening
work by Jim Bacon)11th July VAT returns £79.68
2nd July £23.35 tennis subs8th Aug £224.23 tennis subs
1377 Any Other Business
1. An e-mail has
been received from Peter Smart of Cherry Cottage,
expressing concerns about
i. the verge and
banks at the entrance to Back Lane, If there is a safety problem, then
it is the responsibility of the Highways Department to cut these verges;
it was agreed that this is not so and Roger will have a word with the
owner of Clandon Manor Farm, asking them to tidy them up.
ii. the hedges alongside
footpath 74. These are very overgrown.
was the poor condition of the footpath continuation of the old Epsom
Road as it joins up with the A246, and the overgrown nature of footpath
528, leading from Sawpit Lane back on to the Street.Mary will contact
the SCC footpaths officer (Tim Powles) at SCC. Action:
2. Sound Fencing.
hand panel has become loose from its supports, and 'wobbles' at the place
where there is a gap for pedestrians to go through on to the A246.Mary
will contact Guildford Fencing. Action: Mary
Functions Grant Aid Scheme.
This is to be brought to the attention of the village, for suggestions
whereby we might make use of this scheme, which provides up to 50% grant
aid for one-off projects. Already suggested: the purchase of a secure
storage system for our parish archives, possibly then to be kept in the
village hall(currently kept in the garage of the previous parish clerk!);
"Welcome to our village" sign(s); garden machinery. Mary will
contact Geoff Nutt at GBC to ascertain if these suggestions are a suitable
use for the Aid Scheme. Action: Mary
received from time to time by the Council which are of interest to the
public. Because we have nowhere to display page two these, Ann will ask
the Church PCC if they can be put on a table in the church. Action:
5. Cllr Jenny Wicks
brought the attention of the Council to a public meeting to discuss the
plans for 6000 extra homes to be built in NE Guildford. This meeting is
to be in West Clandon Parish Hall on 27th September. Village
The next meeting
of the Parish Council will be on Monday 24th June
Dates of future
Monday 23rd September
Monday 28th October
Wednesday 4th December