Quarley Parish Council Minutes - June 2011
Minutes of the Quarley Parish Council Meeting held on 21st June 2011 in the Quarley Village Hall at 7.30 pm.
WELCOME. Cllr Mr Marshall welcomed everyone to the meeting.
DECLARATION OF INTEREST.
MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING.
WAR MEMORIAL - The Clerk reported that the Parish Council had
not been successful with their Grant Application at the April War Memorial
Board. The application will be forwarded to the September Board Meeting.
HIGHWAY ISSUES - The Build up of gravel is still on the last
corner before Grateley parish, most of the pot holes have now been repaired with
only one or two outstanding. Cllr Mr Ben Few Brown made a note of this and will
speak to highways.
Cllr Mr M Venables reported that the Secretary of State has
turned down the appeal for the Showman’s site. It is hoped that this should be
the end of the matter.
Cllr Mr W Marshall raised the issue of the site for sale in
Bush Lane. The 20 Acre site has mains electricity and water and has planning
permission for horse and amenity usage, it is believed that the site is now
being offered for sale in 4 lots of 5 acres. The Village are concerned that this
could end up being another site that could the subject of a Planning Application
for a travellers site.
BOROUGH COUNCILLOR MR BEN FEW-BROWN’S
Cllr Miss C Cross declared an interest and stated that originally her farther had owned the field and was persuaded to sell it to TVBC to build houses. Test Valley Borough Council did not build the houses and the farm has rented the field since its purchase. Cllr Miss Cross stated that her Farther would now like to purchase the land back as the field is used within the farm day to day management.
It has been suggested within the village that the Green could be another possible site. The Parish Council confirmed that they did not own the Green and it was under the jurisdiction of the Village Hall Trustees.
The Old Football Field was another site
that was mentioned as open space for the children to run around in would be
MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC.
Cllr Mr Ben Few-Brown knew nothing about this new regulation and will wait for SirGeorge Young's reply with interest.
The Parish Council thanked Mr Whiting for
bringing this matter to their attention. Mr Whiting stated that he will pass any
additional information on to the Parish Council as he receives it.
CHEQUES ISSUED IN JUNE 2011
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