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Minutes 14th December 2021


In Attendance:                                   Chairman                    D Maxwell

                                               Councillor                    D Hudson

                                               Councillor                    J Laming

Councillor                    B Grimes

                                                            Clerk                           J Halsall

                                                            2 x Residents                         

An updated presentation was given to the Parish Council about the new website.

More updates to be completed before it goes live.  Individual meetings needed with Councillors & Clerk in January

Chairman’s opening remarks and Declarations of interest

It was reported Councillor Rob Lomas had sadly passed away since the last meeting.

There will be a tribute on the Parish Council Website: www.burghwallis.org.uk

The Vacancy will be advertised in the church Magazine, Website & Noticeboard.

  1. Apologies for absence


  • Minutes of the meeting held on Tuesday 9th November 2021

RESOLVED that the minutes be signed.  1 small correction

  • Matters arising from the minutes 
  • Playing Field Repairs – Awaiting repairs when materials are available, to chase again                                                                                Action: DMBC
  • Speed Sign –Awaiting Police report from previous meeting
  • Defibrillator Maintenance – An invoice to be sent to the Parish Council for payment of the new pads.
  • Financial Matters

400362 – £190 Mr Hudson Christmas Tree

400363 – £12.45 Mrs Grimes Expenses

RESOLVED that the accounts payable be approved and the cheques and bank statement signed.

A budget for 2022/23 will be prepared for the next meeting   Action: JH

  • Playing field/Pinfold

Fallen leaves have mostly been cleared up.

Playground repairs still not completed.

Arch over the gate is rotting and need replacing.  Councillor Grimes would look into this                                                                                                   Action: BG

  • Poor’s Field

No problems with the field reported.  Annual rental payment had been received.

31 people booked for this year’s Christmas lunch.  16th December. 

Raffle tickets and Prizes are ready.  Farther Chris would be attending.

  • Planning

Nothing to report

  • Correspondence

Emails all circulated & dealt with accordingly.

  • Website

Currently being upgraded. The old website is still in use.

New Matters/Any Other Business                         

24-hour notice for closure of the park gate at Christmas would be displayed.

Next Meeting

The next meeting to be held at The Burghwallis Public House commencing at 7pm.

Tuesday 18th January 2022 – Apologies from Councillor Hudson

Tuesday 1st March 2022

Tuesday 12th April 2022

Tuesday 24th May 2022 – AGM

There being no other business the meeting closed at 8.30pm.

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