Minutes of the meeting on 12 May 2014

1 Present: Roger Morton, Shirley Anderson, Richard Barron, Mary Plackett, Angela King, Charles Davies, Linda Mathewsman, Avril Allen, David Sillitoe, Michael Green, Alex Campbell, Bernadette Blade and Eric Thurston.

2 Apologies for absence: Nil

3 Minutes of last meeting: Agreed as correct,

4 Finances: Fund is £314.25

5 Neighbourhood Watch: Shirley has some window stickers. Unfortunately she is moving and we will need a replacement.

6 Environment: Keyfield Terrace paving has been has been repaired. The repairs and re-surfacing in Albert Street are of poor quality. Roger had to query the number of parking bays being marked out. This was rectified. Council have agreed to look into the responsibility of the pavement drainage gutters. There is still concern about cars being damaged in Sopwell Lane by through traffic of lorries.
There has been some vandalism to cars in Albert Street and Sopwell Lane. The police have been informed.

7 Transition streets: No interest was shown.

8 City Neighbourhood Committee: Roger attended when priority setting forum, police liaison, war memorials and Xmas lights were discussed.

9 Any other business: Sopwell Lane to have 20 mph speed limit. The short stay charge for the Keyfield Terrace car park has been increased, whereas the London Road car park charge has remained the same. This matter is, apparently, being discussed.

10 Next meeting: 14th July 2014