CLERK'S BRIEFING NOTE

JOBS 2010/11 SECOND HALF AND 2011/12

SUMMARY OF WORK SUGGESTED FOLLOWING PART 1 and 2 OF THE ANNUAL INSPECTION.

AFTER APPROVAL BY THE PARISH COUNCIL ON 14/09/10, THE FOLLOWING DECISIONS WERE MADE BY THE FINANCE COMMITTEE ON 19/10/10:

Work to be undertaken as soon as possible by the Parish Council

Replace notice on front of dog bin in Brede Lane Car Park. ["Dog Waste Only Sticker" £9.59. Both include carriage] Approved F10/11.29.3.
Install tarmac at entrance of the Sportsfield Car Park in association with the Pestalozzi International Village. {Approximately £4,000] Already approved in principle. F10/11.27.4
Repair culvert under entrance of the Sportsfield Car Park. (Sports Association has the necessary pipe). Already approved in principle to be included with Sportsfield Car Park tarmac. F10/11.27.2
Clean out ditch at Sportsfield Car Park. Wait until after culvert is done F10/11.27.7.
Replace manhole cover again in Sportsfield Car Park. DONE  
Move portacabin from behind the pavilion to temporary position on Sportsfield Car Park. DONE 06/09/10.  
Depending on Parish Council decision regarding the portacabin remaining at the field, carry out permanent installation. NO  
Close off field gate to Sportsfield at river bridge and replace fencing along frontage of Sportsfield. Clerk/RFO to get quotes after garage has been moved F10/11.27.3 and meeting with Sp Ass 25/10/10
Either replace lid of dog bin [Lid Kit £36.20] at Sportsfield or provide new larger dog bin [Our bin is 25L and costs£84.24 including delivery. The 35L bin is £183.09 including delivery]. Replace lid. Clerk/RFO to purchase from Glasdon UK. F10/11.29.2
Clean and repaint Village Sign post. Awarded to R Wood. F10/11.26.5.
Blue plaque To be returned to Signs of the Times as wrong F10/11.26.1.3
Consider additional plaque commemorating Council's 2009 Village of the Year success. Approved from Signs of the Times F10/11.26.6.
Repaint warning sign in Red Barn Field. DONE  
Drainage work as agreed at Red Barn Field and replacement of two well tops (in 2010/11 budget). For Cllr Rand to report at November Council Meeting.  
Printing of 2011 Directory - first quarter of 2011 Clerk/RFO F10/11.22.1.
Printing Sedlescombe's pump and pumphouse - a brief history Clerk/RFO. F10/11.26.2.1.
Mowing contract Awarded to R Wood F10/11.24.5, 25.2, 26.4, 32.4, 35.2
Litter contract Awarded to R Wood F10/11.25.1, 25.4, 26.3, 28.1, 32.1
Hedge cutting contract Awarded to R Wood F10/11.25.3, 32.5
Painting grille over pump. Ironworks to remove and then to review F10/11.26.4.4 and site meeting with Cllr Rand
Replace wooden slat on back of seat in Brede Lane. Awarded to R Wood F10/11.30.2.
Sweep tree debris from East View Kickabout Area tarmac surface. Awarded to R Wood F10/11.25.4.
Replace chestnut paling and white plastic posts at Riverside Playing Field (4 posts in hand). Awarded to R Wood F10/11.32.
Weedkilling awarded to Languard Ltd. F10/11.33.

 

 

Longer-term larger projects to be undertaken if money is available

  • Replacement of tourist information board in Brede Lane Car Park.
  • Make tennis courts a multi-use games area using grant aid.
  • Replace wooden picnic table that is prone to vandalism at Riverside Playground with recycled plastic table.
  • Replace old wooden seat at Riverside Playground with recycled plastic seat.
  • Replace old wooden painted seat outside Church with recycled plastic seat.

 

Work to be undertaken by a Working Party or other voluntary arrangements

Power wash Sir John Keeling seats and ground under seats. Volunteer  
Redecorate frame of Tourist Sign on wall of public conveniences Volunteer F10/11.35.4.
Redecorate noticeboard and replace one handle. Volunteer F10/11.26.8
Make up ground around concrete base of Sir John Keeling seats with soil and grass seed to remove trip hazard. Not for the time being. F10/11.26.7.
Repair top end of Green where grass has been eroded. Insert matting, reseed/returf and protect until grass is established. For volunteer in the spring Probably Cllrs Martin and Vine-Hall F10/11.26.9
Remove post attached to Mountain Ash tree on lower Green. Cllr Martin F10/11.26.10
Remove Village Sign etc.. Hinges and rod to be sent to Signs of the Times. Sign and metalwork removed. Metalwork sent to Signs of the Times DONE
Repair kissing gate at entrance to Sportsfield. Cllr Vine-Hall after fence is done - Sp Ass asked that pedestrian gate suitable for disabled access to be fitteed F10/11.27.8 & Sp Ass meeting 25/10/10
Councillors to distribute dog leaflet, possibly giving out free poop scoop if can be obtained for free. Cllr Vine-Hall plus other councillors  
Attend to and rescrew signs to tree at Riverside. Cllr Rand F10/11.32.11
Replace plastic tarpaulin on top of litter bin at Riverside and decorate wood panels. Volunteer F10/11.32.12
Power wash dog bin at Riverside to remove lichen. Volunteer F10/11.29.4
Minor adjustments to tennis courts netting. Cllr Rand F10/11.32.8.1
Adjust gate to Riverside Playground. Cllrs Martin/Marland F10/11.32.6
Adjust ropes on Horizontal rope ladder and Rope bridge at Riverside Playground. Cllrs Martin/Marland F10/11.32.7.1
Smooth off sharp edges at one end of log on rope bridge at Riverside Playground. Volunteer F10/11.32.7.2
Fill hole where steering wheel has been removed on Toddler Slide at Riverside Playground. Volunteer F10/11.32.7.3
Redecorate slide supports of Play Tower where rust is emerging at Riverside Playground. Volunteer F10/11.32.7.4
Secure base of fireman's ladder at Riverside Playground Volunteer F10/11.32.7.5
Fix glass reinforced plastic Red Barn Field sign on the village hall end noticeboard at Red Barn Field Volunteer  
Removal of minor graffiti from seats in Church Hill. Volunteer F10/11.32.7.6
Removal of graffiti from ground around roundabout at playground. Volunteer F10/11.32.7.6
Construct pump demonstration kit Reg Glew F10/11.26.2
Reconcreting base of pump. Volunteer F10/11.26.4.1
Cleaning drain at Pumphouse. Volunteer F10/11.26.4.2
Washing cobbles at Pumphouse. Volunteer F10/11.26.4.3
Replace two damaged slats on top of Marmax picnic table at Riverside. [Price including delivery is £42.56. Screws and drill bit are included.] Amended to allow a local resident to try turning the slats over. Volunteer DONE
Removal of wooden "lectern" at Red Barn Field. Volunteer F10/11.24.11
Cut and bale Red Barn Field David Blowey DONE

 

Work to be passed to others

New Agency Agreement Rother/Parish Council regarding grounds maintenance of Brede Lane Car Park Rother District Council F10/11.35.1
Clear blocked drain in front of paper recycling bins in Brede Lane Car Park Rother District Council F10/11.35.1
Investigation of dip in front of public conveniences in Brede Lane Car Park Rother District Council F10/11.35.1
Removal of the middle of the three large trees in Brede Lane Car Park on grass verge bordering Brede Lane Rother District Council F10/11.35.1
Replacement of bus shelter in connection with proposed Park View development Developer of Park View F10/11.28.2
Drainage Chapel Hill during construction of revised junction Chapel Hill, B2244, Ladybird Lane Pestalozzi  
Clearance ditch southern side of Sportsfield Sedlescombe Sports Association Spoke to committee members on 25/10/10
Clearance ditch eastern side of Sportsfield Pestalozzi  
Repair of manhole cover in disabled car parking area Sedlescombe Sports Association Written to Sp Ass
Maintenance of pavilion Sedlescombe Sports Association Further discussions with Sports Association on 25/10/10. Awaiting result of meeting with Football Club
Removal of Sportsfield old garage from beside pavilion Sedlescombe Sports Association DONE. Further discussions with Sports Association on 25/10/10.
Removal of shower portacabin altogether Sedlescombe Sports Association/Football Club. Mr Burberry to remove. Now moved to Sportsfield Car Park. Further discussions with Sports Association on 25/10/10. F10/11.27.5
Removal of one metal container (yellow and red) Fred Ham to remove 26/10/10  
Removal of replacement garage from Sportsfield Car Park to next to pavilion Sedlescombe Sports Association F10/11.27.5 & meeting with Sp Ass 25/10/10
Further discussions with Sports Association on 25/10/10. Possibly remove all structures apart from the portacabin Sports Association not adverse to the suggestion F10/11.27.5.3 & meeting with Sp Ass 25/10/10
Extension of Sportsfield Car Park Sedlescombe Sports Association  
Installation of Exclusion of dog signs at Riverside, Red Barn and East View playground Rother District Council Chased Rother 01/11/10
Installation of Dogs on leads signs at Sportsfield (4) Rother District Council. Chased Rother 01/11/10

Installation of No fouling of land signs at Sportfield (4), Riverside Playing Field (1), East View Kickabout Area (1), Footpath between Balcombe Green and Park Shaw used by School Walking Bus (2)

Rother District Council. Chased Rother 01/11/10

 

 

 

 

Pauline J Raymond
Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer
Sedlescombe Parish Council
19/10/10