MINUTES OF UPTON PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY 13TH NOVEMBER 2018 AT UPTON METHODIST SCHOOLROOM AT 7.00 PM
Present: Cllr. Spittlehouse, Cllr. Rushton, Cllr. Fotheringham, Cllr. Moden, Cllr. Barrow, Cllr. L Alsop, Cllr. J Alsop
In attendance: L Holman Clerk. Cllr. J Milne.
1 member of the public.
A white transit van has been riding around the village suspiciously. Residents to be aware and notify police if spotted. Lots of surface water has been noticed on Post office corner.
Cllr. Milne report
New Travelodge is doing well. WLDC will soon be doing their budget. Currently buying tenanted
properties with view to being self-financing. Business collection of green and black bins currently
creating a good income.
No increase in green bin charges for residential properties.
001/19 APOLOGIES OF ABSENCE WERE RECEIVED FROM
No apologies received.
002/19 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST IN ACORDANCE WITH LOCALISM ACT 2011 AND ANY DISPENSATIONS
THAT MAY ARISE
Cllr. Spittlehouse declared an interest in the Clerk’s salary.
003/19 MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING OF TUESDAY 13TH NOVEMBER 2018
It was proposed and seconded to accept the minutes of the last meeting as a true record.
All in favour. RESOLVED.
004/19 MATTERS ARISING FROM MINUTES OF MEETING OF TUESDAY 13TH NOVEMBER
No further in grit delivery from Highways. Clerk had been informed that the scheme will
be going ahead and will be advised on any progress.
First Aid course will be held on 27th Feb. Clerk to inform all organisations should any members
wish to attend.
Drain on Church Rd. RESOLVED.
Notice board been delivered. To be positioned in 2 weeks’ time. RESOLVED
SID update. Now in Upton’s possession and positioned on Heapham Rd. Move in 2 weeks’ time
to Hall Farm.
005/19 CLERKS SALARY
The Clerk’s hours and expenditure for Nov/Dec 2018 were circulated. Accepted and approved.
All in favour. RESOLVED.
Clerk informed the Council of the new pay scales as from April 2019.
006/19 TO AGREE PRECEPT FOR 2019-2020 AND COMPLETE THE FINAL CLAIM FORM FOR WEST LINDSEY
It was proposed and seconded to ask for a precept of £7.500. All was in agreeance not to claim
expenses for the elections in May. All in favour. RESOLVED.
Cllr. Spittlehouse, Cllr. Fotheringham and Cllr. L Alsop completed the form for the Clerk to submit.
007/19 BANK RECONCILIATION
The clerk presented the current financial statement for January 2019.
Balance in bank £6.683.95. £298.58 VAT to be claimed. Clerk to claim before end of the financial
The Clerk advised the council that she will register for PAYE in the new financial year.
All in favour of getting professional advice if there is a problem with submitting.
138495 Col’s Mere. Granted 18.12.18.
138646 Main St. Single storey Extension. No observations.
010/19 VILLAGE HALL REPORT
Cllr. Spittlehouse represented the Council at the meeting held 15th November.
A financial statement was given showing £10.338.91 investment account and £2.878.91 current.
Cllr. Spittlehouse reminded the committee about applying in writing for any grant for 2019.
Table top sale ceased due to lack of interest.
Cllr. Moden to represent at the next meeting. Date unknown. Clerk will notify.
011/19 CRIME REPORT
No crime reported in Upton for Nov/Dec.
012/19 CLERKS CORRESPONDENCE
All the following correspondence had been previously circulated by email to all Councillors on
receipt from the Clerk.
Briefing session to be held for the upcoming elections at Guildhall. West lindsey.
Citizens advice had requested a grant. All agreed to donate £50. A cheque was signed. RESOLVED.
Road closure on Church Rd. commencing 17.01.2019. for 3 days.
Free parking on all West Lindsey District Council Car Parks for the first hour.
A flyer has been placed in the notice board and on the Upton Facebook page.
Training dates for Councillors from LALC. No interest in any of the courses at this time.
Cllr. Fotheringham addressed the Council regarding the Harold Jubb Memorial Fund. A request has been put in for funds. A meeting needs to be set in place at some point with the Harold Jubb committee members.
The meeting ended at 8.30 pm. Date of the next to be held is 12th March 2019.