MINUTES OF RUAN LANIHORNE PARISH COUNCIL MEETING
Thursday, 17th February 2011, at The Reading Rooms, Ruan Lanihorne.
Councillors Carol Hughes(CCH), Paull(CSP),Giles(CDG), Wasley(CPW) , Conbeer(CJC)
OPEN FORUM FOR PARISHIONERS
County Councillor J German, Councillors David Hughes (CDH), Watson (CHW)
DECLARATION OF INTEREST
1. Declaration of Interest in accordance with the agenda – none
Declaration of gifts over £25.00 – none.
The minutes of the meeting held on Thursday, 20th January 2011 had previously been received by each Councillor. It was unanimously agreed they were a true record of the meeting. They were signed.
There were none.
All correspondence is listed on the agenda. The following were discussed:
1) Councillors were reminded of the need to register interests if their circumstances have changed since the last registration.
2) CDG will review ‘Cornwall Core Strategy – options consultation paper’
Cornwall Council list of planning applications
The council resolved not to comment on the application for Trewarthenick
The council resolved not to comment on the application for The Millers Cottage
CSP updated the council on the Old Coal Yard development. Mr Salmon has advised that local needs housing is a prime consideration in determining this application.
ACCOUNTS AND FINANCE.
Balances in the Council’s accounts at the beginning of February were Current £734.54; Money Manager £558.02; Millenium £0.03; Reading Room £2247.17.
Receipts and payments are consistent with the forecast.
Cheques for signing:
Cheque no. 100570 ( EDF Electricity-£51.35 )
CPW proposed and CJC seconded payment of the above cheque and was duly signed by CPW, CJC and CSP
3. The council resolved to request HSBC for a copy of the council’s mandate.
HIGHWAYS AND FOOTPATHS
Highway Repairs – The clerk will advise Highways of the need for repairs at the bottom of Praise hill and that progress could be made during the repairs to be made between Treworlas and Treworthal. The council resolved that Highway Repairs be on the agenda for the Open meeting.
CDG will review footpath signs with Mr J Newey
HEALTH, SAFETY &ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
Ruan High Lanes and Treworga notice boards require painting. CHW will action.
REPORTS FROM MEETINGS ATTENDED BY COUNCILLORS
REPORT re: THE READING ROOM
The recent quiz night was enjoyed by all. It is proposed to purchase new tables and a microwave. The Art Group have booked the room for 3 days. Teas and cakes will be provided on the weekend of the Tregothnan opening.
The council reviewed the following actions from the annual risk assessments:
Reading room electrical equipment to be PAT tested.- Arranged for 18/2
POLICIES & PROCEDURES
The Council resolved to accept the Clerk’s request to transfer the Planning file to an electronic file.
FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS
1) The council resolved to include a grant to ‘Community Transport’ on the agenda for the Open meeting
There being no other business, the Chairman closed the meeting at 8.15 p.m.