the East Clandon Parish Council Meeting
held in the Village Hall on Monday 15th September 2003
Richard Molvidson, Roger Nickolds, Andrew Hogarth
Mary Leech (Clerk)
Cathy McMullan, Alison Woolgar
1 member of the public
There were no declarations of personal or prejudicial interests to
In the absense of Cathy, it was proposed by Andrew and seconded by Roger
that Richard should take the seat as chairman tor this meeting.
Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting of Monday 7th July 2003
Minutes were approved, and signed as a correct record of the meeting.
1437 Matters arising
1428 Disability Discrimination Act. Playground equipment.
In view of the ROSPA Report Roger and Richard, together with Jim Bacon,
will assess the work that needs to be carried out.
(see item 1439 below, Grant Aid).
Peter Davey from Cherry Trees has verbally commented that there is “no
problem for access for most children with disability”.
The Council will request a Report from ROSPA on a biennial basis. Action
item 1430. Surrey Hills. In response to Cathy’s letter to the Surrey
Hills AONB Officer, it seems almost impossible for the village to be included
in the Surrey Hills.
item 1432. Quality Council. The DEFRA papers are with individual
members of the Council for more detailed reading. Discussion deferred
to the next meeting. Action
1438 Planning matters
No new applications.
The Application from
The Paddocks for a Certificate of Lawfulness has been considered by the
Council, but with the knowledge that there are no grounds for Objection.
Church Cottage. Approved by GBC
Cherry Trees Sign board. Approved by GBC, and in position facing
Cheques issued and monies received. Council members were provided
with an itemised summary of accounts since the last meeting, also a statement
of our current account.
Aid applications for the coming year.
The following suggestions were discussed:
Playground. Subject to the inspection by Richard and Roger the cost is
estimated to be between £500 and £1000, for which a 50% grant
will be sought.
ii. Well on Tunmore Triangle. The Conservation Department has inspected
it and have no objection to its restoration. We are eligible for a 10%
grant from the Historic Buildings Fund, and 20% also from Surrey Historic
Buildings Trust Ltd. The cost is estimated at £600, for which a
50% grant will be sought.
iii. Village pond. The cost for cleaning and maintenance is estimated
at £300, for which a 50% grant will be sought.
iv. Laying of a pipe drain along the west edge of Tunmore Triangle
(between the entrance to Sawpit Lane and up to the field entrance – approximately
30 yards). Before a decision is made, Roger will find out if this could
be done by either SCC or GBC. Action
Application for these
grants will be dependent on the above decisions being made.
i. The amendment
requested by the Auditor was approved by the Council, and initialled by
the Clerk who will return the forms to the Auditor immediately. Action
Notes from the Auditor. These will be considered before next year’s audit
takes place. Action Mary
1441 Any other
i. Roger said that he will be attending. the next Police Community
Partnership Group meeting There were no matters to be raised.
ii. The broken notice board on Tunmore Triangle has been repaired
and replaced by Jim Bacon.
iii. Richard reported on the recent West Clandon meeting about
new housing developments.
iv. Bus shelters. Ray Corstin has volunteered to repair these two
v. The Clandons: A Look at the Past. The Council approved the cost
of £60 for the book to be scanned and placed on our village web-site.
vi. The Council approved the annual subscription of £25 to
the CPRE. Action Mary
1442 Date of next
Monday 13th October
Dates of future meetings
Monday 24 November
Monday 5 January 2004
Mary Leech, Parish