A meeting of Odstock Parish Council was
held at 7.30 pm on Tuesday, 13th February 2002 in The
Radnor Hall, Bodenham.
Present: Dr S Elcock (Chairman), Mr R
Poynting, Mrs J Payne, Mr R Parsons (Clerk), District
Cllr Bryan Rycroft and one member of the public.
Apologies were received from, Mr R Underhill, Mr C
Whitley, Mr S Martin and Mr C Berry.
01/02 Questions from the Public: None.
02/02 Declaration of Interest: None.
03/02 Minutes: The minutes of the
Council meeting held on 11h December 2001, having been
circulated, were agreed and signed by the Chairman.
* The lease for Nunton Field is anticipated.
* The Clerk reported that as a result of the meeting with
a representative from Playdale Playgrounds Ltd, a plan
and a quotation had been prepared for the supply and
installation of a pair of Junior swings in the Odstock
playing field. Following a discussion it was decided
unanimously to place an order subject to agreement with
Salisbury District Council Parks manager. Action:
* There was a discussion about the condition of the road
surface at Shepherd's Close, Odstock. Cllr Elcock
suggested that the forthcoming visit of the Parish
Lengthsmen would be a good opportunity to ensure that
potholes are repaired. Action: An
Odstock parishioner who regularly attends Parish Council
meetings agreed to liaise with the WCC co-ordinator. Cllr
Poynting and Cllr Elcock will identify other areas
* Fly tipping and abandoned cars are still a problem.
These issues need to be dealt with as required.
* The Clerk reported that the SWAG application for notice
boards had been considered and the recommendation was to
approve £445 for one notice board. Some discussion
ensued and it was agreed to carry the application forward
to the 2002/03 scheme for the balance. Action:
05/02 Code of Conduct: Salisbury
District Council is holding a series of training seminars
on the recently imposed Code of Conduct for Parish
Councillors. Cllr Elcock agreed to attend at 6:00pm on
Tuesday, 19th February in the City Hall. Other dates are
26th and 28th February at Antrobus House, Amesbury and
06/02 Transport, Roads and Footpaths:
The planning application for the Britford Park and Ride
is about to be submitted. It is likely to provide about
400 car and coach parking places and be operational
within twelve months. The Harnham relief road application,
expected in the 3rd quarter, is likely to lead to a
07/02 Planning: The Agent for the Nunton
Farm development has proposed naming the properties as 'Old
Dairy Yard'. After a discussion it was agreed that the
Parish Council would suggest dropping the word 'Yard'
from the address. Action: the Clerk
08/02 Queen's Golden Jubilee: Following
a discussion it was agreed that the Parish Council would
not initiate plans.
09/02 Best Kept Village Competition and Floral
Enhancement Scheme: Odstock Parish Council will
not be applying.
10/02 Correspondence: The Council noted
the following correspondence: * 5th Feb - The Personal
Placements and Salisbury District Youth Awards. * 30th
Jan - Follow up to Parish Council Seminar on 16th Jan. *
14th Jan - Salisbury Community Safety Partnership
Strategy 2002/05. * 8th Jan - Wilts Wildlife Trust
Questionnaire. * 21st Dec - Report of the SDC Parish and
Town Council Liaison meeting on 5th Dec.
11/02 Finance: The Council approved the
The Radnor Hall - Lease --------------------------- 099 -
HAC Joynt - Grass Cutting ------------------------- 100
P Ford - From R2 Funds for Odstock Play Ground - 101 - £130.00p
12/02 The next Council Meeting will be
held on or about Wednesday, 27th March 2002 in the Radnor
The meeting closed at 9:04pm
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