Osac Agenda February



Clerk: Mrs Dina Bedwell, 22 Great Harlings, Shotley Gate, Ipswich IP9 1NY

Tel: 01473 788248  Email: shotleypc@btinternet.com  

                                                                                                             07th February 2016

All Committee members and parishioners are reminded that the next Open Spaces and Amenities Committee meeting is to be held on Thursday 11th February 2016, at 7:15 pm in the Large Committee Room, Shotley Village Hall. 


Members of the public are reminded that the law permits any person to film, record, photograph or use social media in order to report on the proceedings of a meeting of the Council or its committees when they are open to the public. This does not extend to live verbal commentary.


  1. 1.         To receive and consider apologies for absence
  2. 2.         To note resignations of Mr I Peters and Mr R Cushing
  3. 3.         To receive and consider declarations of interest and requests for dispensation
  4. 4.         Suspension of Standing Orders- Open forum for members of the public to speak on items appearing on the agenda (10 minutes)
  5. 5.         To approve the minutes of the  meeting held 14 January 2016
  6. 6.         To receive updates/reports and to agree any recommendations on actions needed in response to information received on:

6.1               Stour Footpath Group

6.2               Sea defences

6.3               Heritage Park, including, to consider the request (by a Shotley resident) for the installation of a “Bodmin” Bench adjacent to the upper woodland footpath towards the western end of the Heritage Park (opposite No 10 Stourside)(GR)

6.4               Play Areas:

6.4.1      To receive recommendations for size of goals and nets for the Kingsland play area (AP)

6.5               Litter Wardens

6.6               Public conveniences

6.7               Allotments

  1. 7.         Recommendations for the allocation of the VOTY award of £1,500- update

7.1 Update from Mr A Pettersson re request for Mr Pettersson Snr to produce maps of Shotley walks and cost implication (AP)

  1. 8.         To consider and approve regular accounts for payment
  2. 9.         Reports on matters not itemised on agenda/to be included in next agenda


Date of next OSAC meeting: 10th March 2016

By on February 8th, 2016