Minutes of Stoke Ferry Parish Council Meeting held in The Community Centre At 7.30pm on Wednesday 11 January 2012
Those Attending: Cllr Mrs J Buckley-Stevens (Vice-Chair), Cllr Mrs D Clements, Cllr R Bivon, Cllr Mrs M Leamon, Cllr B Seymour, Cllr J Nicholas-Letch, Cllr E Taylor, Mrs C Hardy (Clerk) 5 Members of the Public. Borough Councillor C Sampson and PCSO Sophie Watson
Apologies: Cllr T Ryves
Before the meeting commenced Cllr Nicholas-Letch asked if one item on the Agenda could be brought forward, it was therefore agreed that the Community Car Share Scheme would be discussed prior to the Budget item.
PCSO Watson was welcomed to the meeting, she reported 13 calls had been received by the police since our last meeting, including a variety of incidences, violence, domestic, theft, burglary, anti-social behaviour etc. The two priorities from the last SNAP meeting were the Sincks in Shouldham and William Burt Centre in West Winch. Matters reported to PCSO Watson were solar lights being removed, large number of beer/lager cans around the village. The next SNAP Meeting will be held on 15 February 2012 in Stoke Ferry Village Hall commencing at 7pm. PCSO Watson left the meeting.
Minutes of the last Meeting:
Cllr Mrs D Clements proposed acceptance of the minutes seconded by Cllr B Seymour
a) Cllr Nicholas-Letch advised that he would be removing the Christmas Tree at the end of the week. One set of lights would be returned to Cllr Mrs Clements for storage, the other set belonged to Cllr Nicholas-Letch. He also advised that Mr Hesketh-Harvey was happy with the tree/lights being placed in the Church grounds
b) Cllr Mrs Clements asked if a response had been received relating to the cutting back of blackberry brambles in the Cemetery. The Clerk advised that she had not written to the occupiers of properties as yet but would do so.
Community Car Share Scheme:
Cllr Nicholas-Letch advised that he had held further meetings with NCC who had advised there was not a problem with funding being approved for this scheme, he felt the PC should put