MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF INGLEBY BARWICK PARISH COUNCIL, HELD AT ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI CHURCH CENTRE, BARWICK WAY, INGLEBY BARWICK, ON WEDNESDAY 21ST JULY 2004, COMMENCING AT 7.45P.M.
Chairman: Councillor T.W. Bowman;
Vice-Chairman: Councillor Mrs. I. Machin;
Councillors: Mr R. Patterson, Mrs. S. Rouse and Mr. D. Scott;
Ward Councillor: Mrs. J. Beaumont;
Clerk and Treasurer: Apologies for absence were received from the Clerk on health grounds.
Mr. Steve Lumb, Community Engineer, Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council;
Police Constable K. Stockley;
4 Residents of Ingleby Barwick.
MINUTES OF THE MEETING.
Councillor Mrs I. Machin agreed to take the minutes of the meeting on behalf of the Clerk.
APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE.
Apologies for absence were received from Councillor W. Feldon.
41. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.
There was a complaint from two residents of Broomhill about speeding on Lowfields Avenue, particularly on the new uncalmed section. The engineer suggested cameras be employed and PC Stockley agreed to alert the traffic police.
Another resident asked why Persimmons name appeared on the main entry signs to Ingleby Barwick. She felt it would have been more appropriate to have the Ingleby Barwick Coat of Arms on the signs. Councillors reported that this issue had been raised with Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council (S.B.C.) and a response was awaited.
42. CODE OF CONDUCT DECLARATION OF INTERESTS.
Councillor T. Bowman declared a personal/prejudicial interest in relation to the following item on the agenda, as he is a member of Whinstone Primary School Governing Body:
Item No. 9 Comenius Project Whinstone Primary School.
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43. INGLEBY BARWICK COMMUNITY WARDENS
PC Kevin Stockley spoke on their behalf. The problem of teenagers kicking balls towards the Community Hall was raised. A football had recently hit the Chairman of the Community Hall Management Committee in the face causing damage to his spectacles and bruising to the nose. PC Stockley was about to visit the Chairman in connection with the incident.
44. TRAFFIC CALMING - Mr. Steve Lumb, Community Engineer explained
his role and suggested that the Parish Council has a wish list which could then be prioritised.
There was money available for environmental calming schemes. The problems on Copse Lane, Beckfields Avenue and the other main feeder routes were discussed. Mr Lumb suggested he would take the recommendations on board and return in September with viable proposals.
The 30 m.p.h. roundels should be in place by September ready for the return to school.
S.B.C had acquired two movable speed indicators, which would rotate in school zones throughout Stockton.
Black Boxes, mountable on lamp posts, were to be used to monitor speeding in problem areas throughout Stockton.
The area between the two roundabouts at Safeway and Myton House would be designated 40 m.p.h. This would mean there would be 30 m.p.h. entrances to all villages.
45. MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF INGLEBY BARWICK PARISH COUNCIL HELD ON 16 JUNE 2004.
The minutes having been circulated to members were confirmed as a correct record and signed by the chairman at the meeting accordingly.
46. CODE OF CONDUCT TRAINING SEMINARS
Councillors Mrs. S. Rouse and Mrs. I. Machin agreed to attend the training seminar on 24th August 2004.
47. INGLEBY BARWICK GARDEN COMPETITION 2004
Councillors Mr T. Bowman and Mrs S. Rouse would attend the judging of the competition on Sunday 25th July 2004.
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48. COMENIUS PROJECT WHINSTONE PRIMARY SCHOOL
Councillor Mr. T. Bowman and Ward Councillor Mrs J. Beaumont left the room for the duration of this item. The vice chairman took the chair for the discussion on the report submitted by the school.
RESOLVED that the Parish Council contribute £250.00 to assist in the visit to take place on October16th-22nd2004.
49. ACCOUNTS FOR PAYMENT
The following accounts were approved for payment:
Paula M. Hall Remuneration July 2004
Paula M. Hall Tax and N.I. July 2004
Paula M. Hall Reimbursement of expenses/administration costs:
Internet Charges (July 2004) £ 14 .99
Stationery : HP Black Cartridge
Stationery £ 67.21
Use of Church Centre for P.C. Meeting June 2004 £ 30.00
One Voice Tees Valley membership 2004/2005 £ 25.00
Community Warden Service 20/04/2004 to1/07/2004 £9,006.38
50. PLANNING APPLICATIONS
The Planning Applications Schedule was referred to. Comments made by Ingleby Barwick Parish Council were listed and the current position of the planning applications as informed by S.B.C. were indicated.
DATE OF NEXT MEETING
The next meeting of Ingleby Barwick Parish Council will be held on Wednesday 15th September 2004 in St. Francis of Assisi Church Centre, Barwick way, Ingleby Barwick
It was decided to change the time of meetings to 7.15 p.m. as the hall had become available.
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