A Meeting of Dorstone Parish Council was held in Old School Hall Dorstone on
Wednesday January 9th 2019 at 7-30pm
Present: Councillor T Usher Chairman, Councillor C Gethin, Councillor M Hession, Councillor K Meredith, Councillor A Phillips, Councillor D Phillips & Mr C Hendy Parish Council Clerk.
Apologies Councillor C Thomas, Holiday
Declaration of interest; Councillor K Meredith, Llanerch-Y-Coed licence application, No representation from public
The minutes of meeting December 12th 2018, were approved as a true record and signed by the chairman.
Reports; Ward Councillor and Golden Valley Police were not in attendance.
Planning;
For information, prior approval sought for Hay & Straw Barn at Brickleys, Dorstone, Hereford,

Finance;
Clerks salary £125 Lengthsmen £492
Both payments authorised
Highways,
Councillor D Phillips gave an update on the B4348 resurfacing justification
document, agreed to share with council/councillors from Cusop to Allensmore prior to submission to Councillor Price.
Grant/variation of premises licence at Drovers Rest, Llanerch Y Coed, Dorstone Information circulated, application to be heard on Friday January 11th 2019, Dorstone written comments will be considered
Tree Warden: Report had been circulated, subscription invoice for £25 for 2018- 2019 received, agreed to pay invoice
Herefordshire Council
Cabinet update, information received on decisions made at the recent Herefordshire Council cabinet meeting, this included approving the commissioning of a feasibility study for the rebuild of Peterchurch Primary School on the current site. This will enable to school to expand if required in future, and will retain the swimming pool for community use. The feasibility study will provide a design plan, schedule and costed proposal so that a fully informed decision on the full project can be made at a later date.
Parish Council summitreport of last meeting circulated, invitation received for the next Parish Council summit on Thursday 24 January 2019, 6.30pm in the Shire Hall, Hereford. The evening aims to improve the way Herefordshire Council work with Parish Councils to share collective knowledge and experience and identify practical ways to work together to address challenges and promote opportunities to provide the best for Herefordshire residents. Councillor Usher agreed to attend
Consultation statement for the recent Hereford Area Plan Housing and Employment Site Options consultation is now available to view online.
Herefordshire Association Local councils: Newsletter circulated
Community Champion Awards 2019 nominations are now invited in the following categories; Community Volunteer, Caring, Environment, & Youth. Information on the awards to be circulated in the Blast & on Dorstone Facebook
Local Football Facility Plan information received from Knight, Kavanagh & Page (KKP), they have been commissioned by the Football Association to produce a Local Football Facility Plan (LFFP) for each local authority in England. Football Association in partnership with the Premier League and the DCMS, are making a major investment in local football facilities over the next 10 years. Invite was for a representative of the council to attend a meeting in Hereford on 16th February, no councillor was able to attend, information to be sent to Playing Field inviting them to send a representative.
Western Power Stake holder workshop invitation had been received for a representative to attend, Councillor Usher expressed an interest, full details of the workshop to be circulated.
Date of next meeting confirmed as Wednesday February 13th 2019.
No further business the chairman thanked those who had attended & closed the meeting at 08.50pm