Agenda and minutes

Wigston Parva Parish Meeting - Thursday, 12th May, 2016 6.00 p.m.

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Venue: Wigston Parva Parish Church

No. Item


Election of Chairman


The Clerk invited nominations for the election of Chairman of the Wigston Parva Parish Meeting.


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To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 19 May 2015 (enclosed).


The minutes of the meeting held on  19 May 2015 ,as circulated, were approved  as a correct record.


The Chairman announced that it was his sad duty to inform the residents that Rita Page had passed away.


Matters arising from the Minutes


Residents discussed the previous minutes and no issues were raised.


Any Other Business


Fly Tipping


It was noted that there had been a good response from Blaby District Council in response to fly tipping.


Cllr I Hewson reported that he would follow up any issues regarding fly tipping.


Fosse Villages


The Chair reported that he had  discussed issues with the parishes in respect of the Fosse Villages Neighbourhood Plan and that Wigston Parva was twinned with Sharnford, who would make any representations.


Possible Strategic Rail Interchange Development


Cllr Iain Hewson explained to the residents that a Strategic Rail Interchange Development would include opening up the south bound access at Junction 2 of the M69, creating a rail freight interchange on the Leicester – Birmingham line between Burbage Common and Elmesthorpe.


He advised the meeting that the proposal would have to go via the National Infrastructure Directorate of the Planning Inspectorate (ie Westminster) and this would be a lengthy process and any plans could not be submitted without prior consultation.


Rubbish in ditches and leaves/mud on the road


The Chairman confirmed that he would contact County Highways in respect of this matter.


Cllr Iain Hewson reported on the following:


·         Health and Leisure 2020

·         Opening of the new Depot

·         Staff Survey – 92% were happy


Date of next meeting


That the date of the next meeting be arranged in consultation with the Chairman for a date in May 2017.