October 2023

Great Hale Parish Council
Parish Council Meeting

Monday,  2nd October 2023, Commencing at 7.00pm

The Parish Council Meeting will be at Hale Magna Village Hall on Monday, 2nd October 2023 commencing at 7.00pm.  The business to be dealt with at the meeting is listed on the agenda. 

There will be a 15 minute public forum between 7.00pm and 7.15pm where members of the public may ask questions or make short statements to the Council. 

Tracy Cooke (Clerk to the Parish Council)
Dated: Tuesday 26th September 2023


(1)     Chairman’s remarks

(2)  To receive apologies and resolve to accept reasons given

(3) Notes of the meeting held Monday 11th September 2023
To resolve to accept the minutes of the last Parish Council meeting as a true and accurate record.

(4) Clerk’s report

a.    Met with Contractor at Church Wall with Cllrs Cooke and Mountain & Churchwarden
b.    Met with Chair & updated Financial Regulations and Standing Orders
c.    Email to CC Key re Leas Road
d.    Email to Highways Manager re resurfacing of Little Hale Road
e.    Email to Grass Cutter re September / October cut
f.    Emails re Planning sent.  DC Tarry copied in
g.    Social media survey as to what additional facilities they might like
h.    Email to NKDC Heritage fund re Church Wall
i.    Meeting regarding boreholes at Orchard Green
j.    Spoken to 2nd Contractor re Church Wall for quote
k.    Started Grant application for Church Wall

(5)To receive declarations of interest under the localism act 2011 – being any pecuniary interest in agenda items not previously recorded on members’ register of interests and any written requests for dispensation.

(6) To receive reports from any district councillors, county councillors or police in attendance

(7) Planning applications

(7.1)     Planning Application Reference: 
Notification: Application 23/0870/FUL 

Proposal: Proposed residential development of 8 no. dwellings
Location: Land Adjacent To The Gables Great Hale Sleaford Lincs

Application by Ecotricity (Heck Fen Solar) Limited for an Order Granting Development Consent for the Heckington Fen Solar Park
Planning Act 2008 – Section 89 and The Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010 – Rules 8, 9,13 and 16

(8) Financial matters 

(8.1) To approve the September bank reconciliation and spend to date

Great Hale Parish Council
Bank Reconcilation: Treasurers Account 30th June 2023
1st September to 30th September    
Balance on 1st September  2023     £       10,477.92 
Total paid in                                      £                2.00 
From Reserves to Treasurer's account     £   0               -   
Total paid out                                    £         1,647.48 
Balance on 30th September 2023     £         8,917.64 
Balance from General ledgers
Balance on 30th September 2023     £         8,917.64 
Account balances     
Treasurers account     £         8,917.64 
Reserves account     £       12,449.59 
Total     £      21,367.23 

(8.2)    To approve accounts for payment

Accounts for Payment                
Date    Payee    Payment Method    Details     Amount 


Payments Made in September Since Last Meeting and money received
Date    Payee    Payment Method    Details     Amount 
01/09/2023    HMRC    BACS    Salary Contribution                          £            85.20 
01/09/2023    T Cooke    BACS    August Salary                                £          340.51 
05/09/2023    PJ Gardening Svs    BACS    Village Grass Cutting     £          536.54 
12/09/2023    Time Assured    BACS    Church Clock servicing         £          162.00 
12/09/2023    NKDC    BACS    Election Costs                                  £            72.80 
12/09/2023    HM Village Hall    BACS    PC meeting hall hire          £              9.00 
18/09/2023    O2    DD    Clerk's mobile                                            £            15.72 
28/09/2023    T Cooke    BACS    September salary                         £          340.51 
28/09/2023    HMRC    BACS    Salary contribution                          £            85.20 
18/09/2023    Aerial    Income    Monthly rebate                               -£             2.00 
     Total expenditure:     £       1,647.48 
     Total Income:          £              2.00 

(9) Highway matters for discussion and resolution
(9.1)    Speed sign update – pole and solar
(9.2)    Leas Road
(9.3)    Highways – further issues

(10) Orchard Green for discussion and resolution
(10.1) To receive update on Orchard Green inspections 

(11) Other matters for discussion and resolution
(11.1) Financial Regulations / Standing Orders 
(11.2) Oddfellows Hall
(11.3) Queen Elizabeth Garden
(11.4) Church wall update
(11.5) Bore hole
(11.6) Quickline Grant funding

(12)  Future agenda items

(13)  Date of next meeting
        Monday 6th November at 7pm