MINUTES FOR THE MEETING OF THE AMENITIES COMMITTEE HELD ON TUESDAY MAY 28th 2019 AT 7PM IN THE MORTIMER ROOM OF THE TOWN HALL.
Present: Cllrs A Parr, C Denny, P Arnott, R Watts, A Jarman, J Hay, C Pady, K Clifford, S
Real, J Gardiner, E Jones, R Turner and E Berry (Clerk).
A19/05/01 Election of Chair & Vice Chair
Cllr Real proposed Cllr Pady as Chair seconded by Cllr Clifford and duly elected.
Cllr Arnott proposed Cllr Hay as Vice Chair, seconded by Cllr Real and duly elected.
A19/05/02. To receive and accept apologies for absence: Cllr Jarman (work commitment)
A19/05/03. The Minutes of the Meeting held on 26th November 2018 (Appendix Q) were agreed and signed as being a true record of that meeting.
A19/05/04 There were no matters arising from the Minutes
A19/05/05 There were no Declarations of interest.
A19/05/06 Democratic Period - opportunity for public questions & comments - none
A19/05/07 Allotments - update after additional inspection of problem plots.
All tenants had responded, one is giving up ¼ of his plot which will be handed over to the next person on the list. Others have confirmed they wish to continue and two questioned the fact that they were regarded as a 'problem', these will be clarified at the Annual Inspection.
A19/05/08 Date of Annual Inspection - Monday 17th June - Clerk will notify Councillors of the 'teams'.
A19/05/09 Drainage/Gully cleaning on Sidmouth Rd (P/T funded) - update
Cllr Shaw will be asked again to chase up a response from Stephen Kelly which is holding up the project. EDDC are wanting an explanation of where the money has been spent.
A19/05/10 Flood diversion scheme Sandpit Lane - update
Additional funding has been promised and approved and will be with us shortly. Work with the help of Joh Rollings will commence on June 4th.
A19/05/11 Date of P3 volunteer meeting & DCC PROW officers.
Awaiting a date from the PROW office - Clerk will chase.
A19/05/12 Items received after the agenda published - to be noted.
A19/05/13 Date of next Meetings,
CPC - Monday 10th June
Finance & Planning - Monday 24th June
The meeting closed at 8.32pm