12TH JANUARY 2009
THORNTON CURTIS PARISH COUNCIL
Minutes of the meeting held Monday 12th
In the chair Cllr R. Brixton, Cllrs:- W. Crampin, I. Whelpton, Mrs S.
Hargreaves, A. Tulloch, P. Grainger
Attendance:- Ferry Ward Cllr P. Clark, Mrs L. Underwood (clerk)
were received from Cllr D. Wells
were no declarations
The minutes of the meeting held November 2008 were approved and signed as
a correct record.
Community Emergency plan – to be discussed later
Dog control order –clerk dealing with this item
Station access –clerk contacting the land registry
Parish council vacancy – Mrs Spink has expressed an interest, proposed
Cllr Tulloch, seconded Cllr Mrs Hargreaves and agreed Mrs Spink be co-opted to
fill the vacancy.
Letter of thanks to E. Davey – done
RDPE Leader programme –there is an availability of funding; it was
thought the PCC may be interested.
– Cllr Grainger had experienced problems with train cancellations in fact he
had been left at a station with a complete lack of information. He immediately
wrote a letter of complaint but a reply was not received within the stated
20days, although he did eventually receive an explanation and apology.
Brixton reported that the staffing problem was hopefully resolved. However on
the Thornton Abbey to Barton link it was noted that the fares are not always
collected so there is an under-reporting of passenger numbers.
Community Emergency Plan – Cllr Grainger has reviewed the plan and
parts are not applicable to the parish. The plan was discussed and agreed a plan
should be in place. Cllr Grainger will orchestrate what will happen and it was
agreed to set up a sub committee. Cllr Grainger and Cllr Mrs Hargreaves will sit
on the sub committee.
Station Road footpath is now completed and there have been positive
responses from users.
Wootton to Thornton footpath along 1077 –the chair has been in contact
with S. Harrison who is adamant there has never been a footpath; Cllr Brixton
will continue to press for a result
Goxhill Road –dyke excavated (Cllr Mrs Hargreaves declared an interest)
it was agreed the road was rather dangerous Cllr Clark will raise the issue with
N.L. PCT single equality scheme consultation process –Cllr Grainger
Nats minutes –next meeting 29th January at South
Communities in control
S. McIsaac –re post office card accounts
Freedom of information act
CE Electric leaflet
Wootton parish council flooding on Elsham Road –Chair will deal with
LDF consultation –CD
Thornton Hunt £10.00 hire of room agreed a cheque be signed
Parish precept – The clerk gave a breakdown of the bank accounts and
the setting of the precept was discussed. It was proposed seconded and agreed
that the precept remain at £1,000.00
BCCRP membership fee £10.00 it was agreed a cheque be signed.
The next meeting of Thornton Parish Council will be held Monday 2nd
March 2009 at 8.00pm in the Thornton Hunt Inn