of the Quarley
Parish Council Meeting held on Tuesday 22nd October2019 in Quarley
Village Hall at 7.30pm
Cllr Mrs J Ferguson – Chairman
Apologies:Cllr Mrs A Thorne,
Borough Councillor Mr D Coole and County Councillor Mrs Z Brooks.
Chairman welcomed everyone to the meeting.
OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING.
- The Chairman reported that the
position of the Defibrillator on the Village Hall needs to be agreed and
suggested that a site meeting is held with the Trustees to confirm this.
SITE – The Clerk reported that the Quarley Web Site is up-to-date and that he
had emailed the minutes and the Agenda to those on the emailing list.
–Fell one Cherry Tree – Apple Tree Cottage, Park Lane, Quarley.
parish Council will now obtain 2 further quotes, so that we have the necessary 3
quotes for a final decision.
Parish Council were pleasantly surprised by what could be fitted into the area,
it was noted that this is not the final design but gives a good indication to
the village of what the play equipment would look like.
Parish Council discussed funding and will be applying for funding towards the
project. With careful planning the Parish Council should be able to achieve all
of the Parish wish list with additional grant funding from the £10,000 Solar
Chairman reported that she had ordered two benches for the village, the benches
were on offer and a good opportunity to save money.
Chairman will liaise with the Parish Councillors and the Clerk to organise a
Village Meeting to discuss how the £10,000 grant is spent and to present the
plans for the proposed Play Area.
AT THE ENTRANCE TO SKEW LANE.
This was discussed and it
was agreed to replace both mirrors with larger ones.
COUNCILLOR MRS M FLOOD
Cllr Mrs M Flood spoke about
the Andover Town Master Plan. Test Valley Borough Councils priority is to get
the Chantry Centre water-tight and winter proof. There is a tremendous amount of
work to do to get the basic facilities working and in good order. The Lifts,
Roof and Toilets all need attention. Getting new shops to come to the Chantry
Centre is one of the challenges that face the Council.
It was noted that it is not
the rents that are the problem it’s the high Business Rates set by the
Cllr Mrs M Flood spoke about
the SSE Resilience Plan to help the vulnerable if there is a power cut. Helen
Vass from SSE gives a very good short presentation and explains how residents
can sign up to the scheme.
Cllr Mrs M
Flood suggested that Quarley Parish Council invite Helen Vass to their Village
Meeting. The Parish Council thought this a good idea.
discussed and it was identified that the cutting of the hedges is the
responsibility of the landowner. The Chairman will speak informally to the
CLLR MRS J
FERGUSON – Reported that a kerb stone has been knocked out of place by a lorry
in Etwall. This will be reported to Highways.
Chairman has received a letter from a parishioner stating that they knew nothing
of the Solar Farm grant and were completely surprised when it was mentioned in
the December 2018 minutes.
The Chairman and the Clerk
have read through the past minutes:
OF THE PUBLIC
was reported that the fence at Threepenny Cottage is leaning into the road. The
Chairman stated that she will have a word with the owners, they might not be
OF THE MEETING
OF THE NEXT MEETING
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