Churchyard grounds maintenance minutes December 2016


Minutes of the Meeting of the Church Grounds Maintenance Committee held on 7th December 2016




Present:  Cllrs. Atkinson,   Mrs. C. Crumpton.  Cllr. T. Frost.


Apologies: Rev. Simpson, Cllr. Large.




1.         The minutes of the meeting held on 2nd November 2016, having been previously circulated, were taken as read and signed.




2.         Matters Arising from the Minutes


(a)        Wildlife area:  It was agreed that the Clerk should speak to Tony Cook's to clarify the charging and invoicing of cutting the wildlife area.


(b)       Trees:  The poplar tree has been pruned, but concern has been expressed that several other trees require attention.


            Cllr. Atkinson has contact details for several tree surveyors.


·         Resolved that Cllr. Atkinson contacts three surveyors to ask that a survey is carried out to identify work required and whether urgent or non-emergency works.




3.         Apportioning of Costs        


The Church Council meets in early January and will discuss what contribution it is able to make towards the cost of maintenance.