Guest: Kevin Boram new County Councillor for Shoreham South.
Kevin Boram introduced himself and talked about improving parking throughout Shoreham. He suggested that there could be parking bays for disabled badge holders so that they could more easily access the boardwalk. He suggested that Pond Road could be pedestrianised. He said that he was about to attend a meeting with Martin Randall on the future of Burrscroft next to the Doctors' Surgery in Pond Road. He talked about Councillors' responsibilities following the Grenville Towers tragedy. It was suggested that he tried to attend our meetings quarterly.
Minutes of the last meeting were approved.
It was agreed that Rosalind Turner would be co-opted on to the committee, pending the selection process for Ben's replacement.
The summer edition of Beach News should come back from the printers next Friday 14th July.
Bookings for the coach trip to Chartwell are progressing well. FoSB are holding rockpooling events twice over the summer, the first one on 29th July. Shoreham Fort is holding a Heritage Day on 10 September. Beach Dreams is happening next weekend 15/16 July.
Joss and John have been researching the positioning of the community defibrillator and liaising with ADC.
There has been some success in upholding refused planning applications this month. The planning inspector upheld the refusal of a potential Two for One development on Kings Walk. A plan for a wrap around extension in Collingwood Court has been amended and re-submitted.
Joss has suggested to ADC that we put adhesive stickers on the beach rubbish bins to encourage people take their rubbish home with them when the bins are full. This idea is being explored with ADC.
She is also working with ADC to step up traffic warden patrols at peak times.
Adur Tidal Walls Scheme – Joss has been working with TVO to prevent lorries from parking on the Emerald Quay bend.
Joss has taken up a case which has not been dealt with properly by the police where two teenaged girls were attacked by boys on bikes at Beach Green in June. The Herald has also publicised this. The boys have not been identified and the girls were not local.
Damaged areas of the boardwalk have been repaired.
Meeting ended 9.20 pm