Carlby Parish Council – Mar 2021

Next meeting Tuesday 23rd March at 7.30pm by zoom link. Check website agenda and zoom details 3 clear days before meeting. 

new website https://carlby.parish.lincolnshire.gov.uk/ 

Extracts from minutes of the Parish Council Tues, 26 Jan 2021 

Accepted resignation of Cllr. Isobel Robson due to her house move out of the Parish. A vacancy notice has been issued. 

Cllr Bob Adams gave a report on SKDC matters: 

  • Budget proposals under discussion. Meeting deficit from reserves. 
  • Loss of income from arts, carparks and leisure to be absorbed by SKDC reserves 
  • Local business grants in the region of 30million have been provided 
  • Unitary authority negotiations continuing – will be a lengthy process. 
  • Government gearing up for Elections this May for Police 
  • Commissioning, County & District & Parishes. With the pressure of Covid-19 social distance restrictions, this may prove unworkable. 
  • County highways – Major problems this winter with flooding and frost, causing severe deterioration of road surfaces. 

Response: JB asked if council tax increases were known. D istrict was set at £5 increase for band D, County Council 1.99% increase, Police – not yet known 

  • Concerns over response from SKDC about verge on footpath, inac-cessible for a resident with a mobility scooter 
  • Need to clean gullies in High St. between Manor Rd and 
  • The Avenue as water continually collecting a danger to road users. 

Budget and Precept Request 2021/22. Proposed not to increase precept for 2021/22 – to remain at £8469 as per 2020/21. 

Proposed to pay retrospective grant to Playing Field trustees of a maximum under s.137 of £2194.EDa of the Morton mobile post office visiting the village. Clerk to keep CPC informed 

Mobile Post Office A possibility of the Morton mobile post office visiting the village. Clerk to keep CPC informed of developments. 

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