of theQuarley Parish Council Meeting held on Tuesday 25th June 2019
in Quarley Village Hall at 7.30pm
Cllr Mrs J Ferguson – Chairman
Mr W Marshall – Vice Chairman
Mrs A Thorne
Mr T Shelley
Waterman – Parish Clerk
Councillor Mrs Z Brooks
Councillor Mrs M Flood
of the Public - 6
Apologies:Cllr Mr N Constable
Chairman welcomed everyone to the meeting.
Cllr Mrs J Ferguson declared an interest in Quarley Church.
OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING.
The Chairmansigned the minutes of the previous meeting as a true record. Matters
arising from those minutes: -
–The Chairman reported that she had met on site with Highways to discuss the
erosion on the corner of the green by the village hall. It appears that we have
lost one metre of the village green due to erosion from vehicles.
at Hampshire Highways has placed an order for a white line is painted on the
inside of the bend to encourage vehicles to move away from the road edge and the
area behind the carriageway be backfilled to remove the low point that is
puddling after rainfall. Once this has been done the area will be monitored.
- The Chairman
reported that she has heard back from Quarley Village Hall regarding the siting
of a Defibrillator, they have no objection subject to approval of the cabinet
and that all costs must be met by the Parish Council.
– The Clerk reported that the Quarley Web Site has been up-dated.
Cheques issued in June 2019
Mr B Pearce
The Parish Council agreed to adopt and sign off the Accounting Statement section
2 for the year 2018/2019. Proposed by Cllr T Shelley and seconded by Cllr W
Marshall. All agreed. The Chairman and Clerk signed off the Accounting Statement
There were no new planning applications to discuss.
The Chairman reported that a newsletter asking residents for their views on how
to spend the £10,000 received from the Solar Farm could be spent, was delivered
to every property in the parish. The newsletter included a list of suggestions
on projects that could be undertaken. These included:
A small Play Area at the back of the village green to the left of the
A Bench to be placed near to the play area.
A Defibrillator to be placed on the village hall
An illuminated Flashing Speed Sign
A Fence around the village green
Chairman reported that the Parish Council received 33replies. The most popular projects in order of popularity
Chairman stated that Play Equipment Companies will be contacted to give quotes,
this will be put before the Village Hall Trustees before being presented to the
village for consideration.It was hoped that this will be achievable before the
next Parish Council meeting in October. The Parish Council will also apply for
grants to help fund the project; this would allow for some if not all the
projects to be done out of the £10,000.
Mrs Z Brooks has indicated that she will give a grant towards the Defibrillator
FROM THE FLOOR.
Mr and Mrs Stacey asked the Parish Council why they will not spend the money on
making the Village Hall look more attractive and improving the car park? The
village did not need a play area!
Chairman explained that the Village Hall and Car Park are the responsibility of
the Village Hall Trustees and not the Parish Council. The Parish Council will
pass onthese comments to the Village Hall Trustees. The terms of the £10,000
grant from the Solar Farm Company is that it must be spent for the benefit of
the residents of Quarley. Parish.
Chairman was asked if there was to be a village meeting to discuss what projects
are to be undertaken?
Chairman stated that yes, a village meeting will be held when all the
information and costings have been gathered.
The Clerk handed out The Quarley Data Protection Policy that included a
permission form that will allow the Clerk to send the minutes to them by email.
COUNCILLOR MRS Z BROOKS.
Cllr Mrs Z Brooks reported that Cllr Roy Perry has stood down as the Leader of
HCC. Cllr Keith Manns is now the new leader and Cllr Humby is the Deputy leader.
HCC Residents can now purchase a permit for £15 allowing 12 visits to the
re-cycling centres with a van or trailer. HCC are working with the Police to try
and reduce the number of motorists using their mobile telephones while driving.
COUNCILLOR MRS M FLOOD
Cllr Mrs Maurine Flood introduced herself and stated that with Cllr David Coole
would be representing the new Anna Ward.
Anna Ward is the parishes of: Abbots Ann, Anna Valley, Monxton, Amport,
Grateley, Palestine and Quarley.
Phil North is the new Leader of TVBC.
way planning applications are to be decided is to receive a shakeup.
have purchased the Chantry Centre in Andover for £7.2 Million. A Master
Planner has been engaged to produce plans for refurbishment and regeneration
of the site.
the next full TVBC meeting a discussion on the way forward for the Borough
Council is scheduled. Councillors are confident of the wat forward. TVBC are
a well-run council with substantial assets.
There were no issues raised by the Parish Councillors.
OF THE PUBLIC
It was reported that the contractor that repaired Skew Road did not take their
road signs away when they finished the job. Cllr Mrs Z Brooks said she would
take this on and that’s it a problem that is raised at many parish Council
OF THE MEETING
The Chairman thanked everyone for coming and closed the meeting.
OF THE NEXT MEETING
22nd October 2019.