January 2021 Agenda

Harmston Parish Council

Email: clerk@harmston.info
Website: http://parishes.lincolnshire.gov.uk/Harmston

You are required to attend a meeting of the Council, via Zoom on Tuesday 26th January 2021, starting at 7.30pm

Due to the Restrictions that remain in place due to the Pandemic, this meeting will be held remotely through Zoom.

Helen Jones is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: HPC
Time: Jan 26, 2021 07:30 PM London
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1. Apologies for absence and acceptance of reasons given
2. Declarations of interest under the Localism Act 2011

Members of the Parish Council are required to declare any personal or prejudicial interests they may have in any matter which is to be considered at this meeting.

In addition, any private or personal non-pecuniary interest in a matter to be considered at this meeting should also be declared (unless it is insignificant or one which is shared with other members of the public generally as a Council Tax payer or an inhabitant of the area).

3. Open Forum (15 Minutes)

An opportunity for residents to ask the Councillors questions

4. To approve the notes of the last meeting held on 17th November 2020 and the Chairman to sign the official minutes - Emailed

5. Reports of Representatives

To receive reports from the following:

a) Local Police (New Community Beat Officer – PC 1293 Matthew Roberts)


b) District Councillor

c) County Councillor


6. Village Sign

To discuss location of new village sign

7. Clerks report

To consider the clerks report - Emailed

8. Financial Matters

a) To approve the Statement of Account

b) To consider payments to be paid

c) To consider Christmas Event expenditure

d) Discuss precept and Budget for 2021-2022

All Emailed

9. Meeting Dates for 2021-2022

a) To review and agree meeting dates for 2021-2022


10. Planning Applications

The following planning applications need to be noted:


a) 20/1787/TPO 6 Ridge Views


a) 20/1599/HOUS 25 Crescent Mews

b) 18/1499/CCC Harmston Quarry

Links in ref numbers

All Emailed

11. Harmston Play Area

a) Sign at Playing Field

b) Repairs and inspection

c) Play Area Rules


12. Footpaths

a) To discuss the original Viking Way

b) Pavement hazards


13. Road Traffic

a) Discuss road traffic issues and possible solutions and actions

b) SPID (Speed Indicator Device)

c) Resident letter re traffic lights and traffic


14. Village street lighting

a) Costs and Funding

b) Replacement Plan

15. Noise Levels

a) Discuss letter from resident regarding noise issues


16. New councillor Queries

a) Frequency and length of Parish Council meetings.

b) Automatic courtesy ‘pop up’ request to appear as a header for on-line letter writers to the Parish Council/Clerk.

c) Are there guidelines regarding written communications between individual PCs and third parties? Are any records kept of such correspondence?

17. Broadband

a) Resident request for PC to gain government funding for Ultrafast Broadband


18. Allotments

a) To discuss correspondence with local landowners and their responses

b) To consider locations


19. Matters to be raised at the next Meeting.

To consider matters to be raised at the next meeting.

20. Date for the next meeting

Tuesday 16th March 2021 – venue to be announced, pending Pandemic Restrictions