MINUTES OF THE A&E COMMITTEE HELD IN THE PARISH ROOM CROWAN ON THURSDAY 25th NOVEMBER 2021 AT 7.15 P.M.
Councillors J. Lay, C. Berryman, L Jenkin, D. Smith, K. Allen and V Burton-Davey.
Councillors A.McLeod (unwell), C. Parnell (away), S Wood (business). Councillor Burton-Davey advised that
she would be delayed and joined the meeting at 7.29 pm.
The Chairman welcomed Councillors to the meeting.
21-11/01A PUBLIC FORUM
21-11/02A MEMBERS’ DECLARATIONS
21-11/03A PREVIOUS MINUTES
No matters were arising from the minutes of the meeting of 23 September 2021.
21-11/04A CHAIR’S REPORT
The Chair reported that a PROW sub-group consisting of herself and councillors Jenkin and
Burton-Davey had been formed. Councillor Burton-Davey has produced a sectioned map of the
parish and volunteers are sought to walk the PROW and note where signs are missing in each
square. The sub-group will advertise the map on social media and ask for volunteers. Deficiencies
in signage will be reported to Cornwall Council. There was discussion about email accounts and
the clerk advised that “.gov.uk” accounts should be used by councillors for council business. The
Chair announced that Councillor Burton-Davey is to lead for the council on 20’s Plenty and
environmental matters. A councillor lead for floods needs to be appointed.
21-11/05A CLERK’S UPDATE
The clerk has received quotations from companies for work on trees affected by ADB on The
Green, Nancegollan and awaits a direction from the council regarding their removal. He has
submitted a claim for the LMP grant and noted that it does not cover the whole cost of the contract.
The clerk has received correspondence from Councillor Allen re. a council noticeboard for
Townshend. It was agreed to continue with the current arrangement and consider the matter at a
future council meeting. The new picnic table has been erected on The Plan. The clerk is to oversee
paving slabs installed under each of the legs. Western Power has been commissioned to make
good the power supply to the changing rooms at Nancegollan. The showers are now functioning
21-11/06A TOWNSHEND TRAFFIC CALMING MEASURES
Councillor Allen said that she had discussed the new scheme with the Cornwall Council officer
leading the project. It was felt that the original pavement on the Flower Farm side of the road
should be reinstalled as part of the works, Councillor Jenkin will contact Rupert Spencer about
this. The meeting
AGREED that the new scheme is a major improvement on the status quo and will
recommend that the council signals its support for it to Cornwall Council.
21-11/07A COUNCIL ACTION PLAN
Councillors had informally met before the meeting to agree responsibilities for the various
elements of the Action Plan, and it was agreed at the meeting that the following councillors would
lead on a revised plan A-3 and A-4 are to be combined):
A-1 PROW Development Plan: Councillor Lay
A-2 Play equipment (Praze, Leedstown, Nancegollan): Councillor Berryman
A-3 Environmental Management of Amenity Areas Councillors Mock and Roberts*
A-4 Environmental Issues: Councillor Burton-Davey
A-5 Community Matters: Not being pursued at this time
A-6 Support New Businesses: Not being pursued at this time
A-7 Planning Applications: Councillor Smith
* Subject to the agreement of the councillors involved
It was agreed that the lead councillors should report on their plans for their areas of responsibility
to the Council meeting in January. It was agreed that Leedstown Play Equipment should be
discussed at the next meeting. The selection of a supplier of a new play area at Leedstown should
include environmental concerns.
21-11/08A LEEDSTOWN PLAYING FIELDS SIGNS
The meeting considered prototype signs tabled by the Chair, and the wording and layout was
agreed. Drafts will be brought to the January council meeting.
21-11/09A NANCEGOLLAN PLAY EQUIPMENT
The clerk reported with an apology that he has yet to find a contractor for the repairs required on
the Nancegollan play equipment, citing pressure of work as the reason for the delay.
21-11/10A COUNCIL OFFICE
The clerk reported that the transfer of the office to the parish council had stalled due to delays at
Cornwall Council but is now again underway. The business address has been established and a
post box and more prominent sign need to be installed. Solicitors to act for the parish council will
be appointed shortly. It was noted that the access code to the office should be changed for security
21-11/11A NEW SIGNAGE FOR PUBLIC RIGHTS OF WAY
This issue will be taken up by the PROW Working Group, using the grid devised by Councillor
Burton-Davey (see 21-11/04A above). New signs will be sourced from Cornwall Council when
the overall need for the parish has been identified.
21-11/12A EXCLUSION OF THE PRESS AND PUBLIC
There being no further business, a motion to exclude the press and public was not put to a vote.
21-11/12A DATE OF NEXT MEETING
The committee will meet on 3rd February 2022 at 19.15 at Crowan Parish Rooms.
The Chair closed the meeting at 20.52