Minutes Monday 21 December 2020

Minutes of the Rock Parish Council Meeting held via Microsoft Team due to the Corona-virus crisis and the fact that everybody should be self-isolating on Monday 21st December 2020 commencing at 7.00pm.


Councillors    Richard Williams      (Chairman)             David Nott

Andrew Croot         Christopher Price    Pat Pain

Colin Thornton       Sandra Woodhouse  Jim Lawson 

Sally Watkins          Christine Sankey     Douglas Godwin

Nick Stone              Sue Morris


In attendance:  Mr S Clee Clerk, District Councillors Roger & Anna Coleman


Apologies: None.


2053  Confirmation of the Minutes:

The minutes of the last meeting held on 30th November 2020 as previously circulated, were approved.  

2054  Declaration of Interest for a) The Meeting and b) Any Changes to be notified to the Registers of Interests and Gifts & Hospitality.

A)  There were none.

B)   There were none.


2055  Public Participation:

 There was no public participation.


2056  Planning Applications: 



Erection of two detached single storey buildings to create two bed

residential units ancillary to the existing residential care home at Casa Mia, Cleobury Road, Far Forest, DY14 9EH

Withdrawn in Dec 2020



Erection of a partially timber framed porch to the front of The Steps, Bliss Gate Road, Rock


Dec 2020


2057 Parish Magazine:

Councillor Douglas Godwin agreed to write tonight’s parish council report. Councillor Jim Lawson would be scheduled to write the January report.

2058 County & District Councillors Report:

Councillor Roger Coleman gave a verbal update on Wyre Forest District Council activities.

2059 Communication Strategy:    

Council noted the adoption of the New Communication Strategy.

2060 Finances: 

a)   Income & Expenditure spreadsheets previously circulated were approved.

b)   Accounts amounting to £10,563.77 as detailed on the expenditure spreadsheet circulated to all councillors prior to the meeting were approved for payment.

c)   The Council RESOLVED to give a grant of £200.00 to Mr Mike Spencer for his postage costs promoting Fiber Broadband for the residents of Bliss Gate.


2061  Date of the next Meeting

There being no other business the meeting ended at 19.54pm. The next meeting will be held on Monday 25th January 2021 via Microsoft Team Webcast.