Minutes of a Meeting held in the Phoenix Hall On Thursday, 8th March, 2018 at 8.15 p.m.

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Parish Councillors Present:Cllr. T. BarkerChairman
Cllr. D. BurkeVice-Chairman
Cllr. Mrs. L. Barker
Cllr. F. Collison
Cllr. B. Covil
Cllr. R. Hayward
Cllr. A. Linscer
Cllr. P. Mackay
Cllr. Mrs. M. Mitchell
In Attendance:Mrs. Mary TowleClerk of the Council
3 members of the public

PUBLIC QUESTION TIME

An allotment holder asked the Council to cut down the trees which are situated on the verge of the allotments.   He said that these trees block out the light and send out fibrous roots which makes growing of crops on three allotment gardens impossible.

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ACCEPTANCE OF APOLOGIES

Apologies were received from Cllr. Charles Coslett

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DECLARATION OF INTERESTS

There were no Declarations of Interests

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MINUTES

It was RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 8th February, 2018 be accepted as a true record.

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PLANNING

Cllr Burke reported that there are no new applications this month.

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FINANCE

  1. Authorization of Cheques and balance

The following cheques were approved for the months of January/February 2018:

SSE – Clock £11.19

Mrs. M. Towle - Waterstones £25.00

Payroll £891.13

Landmarc Bus shelters £30.00

Landmarc Allotments £180.00

  1. Bank reconciliation

Balance in accounts: £17,183.28

  1. Use of Clerk’s home as an office

It was RESOLVED that the Clerk should receive a payment of £30 per month for the use of her home as the Parish Office.

  1. New Website

It was RESOLVED that the Parish Council will have a website built by Miss Jo Berrington who will also upload information each month for a fee.

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TREES ON ALLOTMENT AT DOG AND GUN

It was agreed to put this on the Agenda for the next meeting after more information from our Landlords as to our boundary is obtained.

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MILLENNIUM PARK SIGNS

The Clerk reported that she has had a meeting with the sign maker who will be sending a quotation for the next meeting.   He is also going to quote for mounting the Jubilee Balloon onto a backing sign to show it off to best advantage.

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GATEWAY SIGNS AND LOGO

Cllr. Mackay reported that a meeting has been arranged with Wiltshire Council Officer, Gareth Rodgers to finalise the position of the Gateway Signs.

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GENERAL PARISH MATTERS

There were no General Parish Matters

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DATE OF NEXT MEETING

Thursday, 12th April, 2018.