MINUTES OF MEETING HELD ON 17 MARCH 2005
These were taken as read and signed as a correct record by the Chairman.
- Rights of Way
Outcome of meeting of Mr McCarthy, Mrs Grimster and Maggie Cox (UDC) being that cost per package was in the region of £800. Meeting to be arranged with Gordon Hands (Chairman, Local Ramblers Association) to establish what objections might be raised. – Action DH
Possible financing avenues to be explored eg DEFRA, CPRE – Action DH
The Chairman thanked Mr Haylock for arranging the tidying up of the bottom of The Chase.
Mr Haylock reported a complaint from residents of Folly Hall of walkers not on designated rights of way on Cooks Meadow. Miss Frost was asked to put note in next newsletter. – Action DF
- Highway Matters
Noted that repairs at Anso Corner completed and new signpost at Coach Road in place. Repair of surround still outstanding.
Meeting of the Locally Determined Budget in June – representative(s) should attend. Mrs Midgley to contact Mrs Schneider regarding speed restriction extensions. – Action AM
Draft pages in place for review. Miss Frost to request comments via newsletter and ‘advertise’ for various posts needed for running site in future. Sub-committee to be formed in due course. Miss Frost to thank Brian Kitchen for work so far. (Web site address is www.hempstead-essex.org.uk) – Action DF
Application for grant from Rural Community Council of Essex was too late for 2004/05 but is being held awaiting meeting of Grant Assessment Panel for 2005/06 allocations.
- Annual Assembly
All in place for Friday’s meeting. Noted that it was last meeting to be attended by John Whitehead – small token of thanks for assistance in the past to be purchased. – Action DF/CD
- Roadside Recycling Bins
Note in newsletter that recyclables to be in boxes only. Advise UDC that dog litter bins need emptying. – Action DF/CD
- ECC – Minerals & Waste Development Framework
Response to be emailed. – Action CD
- EALC re Trafalgar Weekend
To History Group to review. – Action AW
- Home Front Recall re VE Day
For consideration. – Action DH
- Community Projects Grant
For consideration re Village Hall and/or footpaths. – Action DH/JS
- UDC – Sport Outreach Programme
For inclusion in newsletter. – Action DF
REVIEW OF RETIREMENT RECEPTION
Very well done and a good team effort. Mrs Grimster was absolutely thrilled. Copy of run order of event, Mr McCarthy’s speech covering Mrs Grimster’s achievements and newspaper cuttings to be filed in Minute Book for posterity.
The following accounts were presented for payment and cheques drawn up:
|Domain Name registering
|Grass cutting x 2
|March & April Newsletter postage
|Essex County Council
|Business Prem Acc
Signatories for SWHEBS account established; identification documents to Clerk to take into Society to implement changes. – Action SM/DH, JS/CD
Forms re Barclays Bank accounts to be completed in due course. – Action CD
Forwarded to next meeting.
- Waterloo Cottage
Letter sent stating objections:- still not in keeping and previous objections still apply.
- Harvey House, Hempstead Hall
Just received and now being circulated.
There was nothing to report.
There was nothing to report.
The dates of the next meetings are 19 May, 14 June and 21 July.
The meeting closed at 9.45pm.