REC(21)A04 Agenda for Recreation meeting on 7th July 2021

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Recreation Committee

To members of Melton Parish Council Recreation Committee:

Dear Councillor,

You are summoned to attend an ordinary meeting of the Parish Council Recreation Committee to be held on Wednesday 7th July 2021 at 7pm at the Melton Parish Council offices, 17 Riduna Park, Station Road, Melton, IP12 1QT.

Pip Alder

Assistant Clerk & Management Officer

28th June 2021


  Part One – Open to the Public
21.51 To receive apologies for absence
21.52 Declarations of Interest
21.52.01 To receive Amendments to the Register
21.52.02 To receive Declarations of Pecuniary Interest in Respect of Items on the Agenda
21.52.03 To receive Declarations of Non Pecuniary Interest in Respect of Items on the Agenda
21.52.04 To consider Full/Partial Dispensations for Pecuniary Interests Declared
21.53 Open Forum for Members of the Public to talk to Councillors
21.54 To approve the draft minutes of the previous meeting

Meeting held on 26th May 2021 (REC(21)M03 previously distributed).

21.55 Melton Playing Field
21.55.01 To receive a report on the playing fields since the previous meeting (REC(21)55.01) Asst Clerk to report
21.56 Woodland and Trees
21.56.01 Tree Safety Survey – Tree Works

To review quotes received for the tree works that are required as a result of the Tree Safety Survey (REC(21)56.01)

21.56.02 Burkes Wood Pond Survey

To discuss the SWT pond survey that was carried out in May 2021 (REC(21.56.02)

21.56.03 Tree Warden Report

To receive a verbal report from the Tree Warden.

21.56.04 Queen’s Green Canopy

To discuss the Jubilee tree planting project –


21.57 Divested Land
21.57.01 To decide the consultation approach for Hall Farm Road Sports Ground (REC(21)57.01). Asst Clerk to report
21.57.02 To discuss the SWT report on the reed bed/riverbank area (REC(21)57.02). Asst Clerk to report
21.58 Maintenance Officer

To receive a verbal report on the work of the Maintenance Officer. Asst Clerk to report.

21.59 TPO Applications
21.60 CIL and Grant Funded Projects
21.60.01 To receive a verbal report on the current position regarding CIL and Grant funding projects relating to Recreation Committee including the Pavilion. Asst Clerk to report.
21.61 Delegated Decision Reports
21.61.01 Record of decisions delegated to the Asst Clerk to the Council in accordance with the requirements of the openness of local government bodies regulations 2014

·         Purchase of dog bin for Longwood Fields

·         Emergency Tree Works in Leeks Hill woods

(REC(21)61.01) Asst Clerk to report

21.61 Anti-Social Behaviour

To receive a report on the ASB meetings. Cllr Gradwell to report.

21.62 Committee Chairman’s Urgent Business
21.62.01 To receive a report on urgent business not otherwise on the agenda
21.63 To agree items for inclusion in the Melton Messenger/In Touch
21.64 Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting will take place on Wednesday 15th September 2021 commencing at 19:00 at the Melton Parish Council offices.

Please note that meetings may be filmed, photographed, recorded

or reported about

 Melton Parish Council

17 Riduna Park

Station Road


IP12 1QT

01394 382 224

 Actions from Previous Meetings

Minute item Action Status
21.20.01 Asst Clerk to arrange the tree felling and ivy management recommendations that were included in the two reports (divested land and Burkes Wood/Rec Ground), including completing TPO application TPO application submitted and approved
21.20.01 Asst Clerk to liaise with the Maintenance Officer about the feasibility of installing board walks in the muddy area near the protected oak in Burkes Wood. Ongoing
21.21.01 Carry out a public consultation with residents around Hall Farm Road Sports Ground once covid restrictions are lifted. Open
21.21.01 Asst Clerk to source quotes for permanent signage at the newly acquired land and take to Full Council for budget approval. Done
21.25 Revisit requests for grit bins later in the year Open