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.