Minutes of the
East Clandon Parish Council Meeting
1385 Minutes of
the Parish Council Meeting of 23rd September 2002
The Minutes were approved.
1386 Matters arising
1379. The bollards
at the entrance to the village from the A246
1380, iii. The
well in Tunmore Fields.
developments in West Clandon (Gosden Hill Farm site).
Jim Bacon was thanked
by the Chairman, Cathy McMullan, on behalf of the Parish Council and all
present for the work he has done in the village this year. There is a
noted improvement in the look of the village.
ii. The pond. Richard Twigg was thanked by the Chairman, Cathy McMullan on behalf of the Parish Council and all present for his continuing work with the pond: it is recognised as a great asset for the village. Ian Haines has cut the roadside verges alongside the pond; Jim Bacon will be asked to clear the weeds around the edge of the pond, and to trim the hedge where needed. The owners of the land behind (Century Farming) have spoken with Mr Twigg and have said they will cut back the hedge where they can get equipment in.
It was agreed that the specific maintenance needs of the pond and its surrounds will be included in the budget for next year.
1388 Planning Matters
ii. Daphne Cottage:
iii. The owner of Clandon Manor Farm, Mark Savage, was present at the meeting to show to those present his proposed plans for development of the property for residential use. He was thanked. The Council will make any formal comments when the plans have been submitted.
This is now complete, and ready to be sent off.
Risk Assessment. A sub-committee consisting of Richard Molvidson, Roger Nickolds and John Evans was set up to assess our risks in both public and internal liability.
John Evans was given a token of appreciation by the chairman and Council for his work as Internal Auditor.
Precept for 2003/04. Preliminary discussion took place. (The budget for the year ahead cannot be finalised until we know the results of our Grant Application.) It must be decided what level of maintenance is needed overall in the village. During the past year much heavy garden work of a restoration nature has been carried out which will not be needed again. Action Sub-commitee
1390 Any other business
i. Roger has circulated some 'Freeedom of Information' Act papers.
ii. Ann told the meeting that the footpath at the bottom of the Old Epsom Road has been satisfactorily cleared.
Wreath for Remembrance Sunday. This will be laid by Ann.
Safety Scheme. The Feasibility Study is now complete and has been presented
to Surrey Highways Department for their consideration.
Association of Parish and Town Councils. Roger will investigate the advantages
of this Council becoming a member. Action Roger
vii. Delia has resigned from her position as Tree Warden because she is soon leaving the village. Another volunteer is needed. The request will be put on the village website.
Wednesday 4th December