Minutes of the Cemetery Committee Meeting of Milton Parish Council held in the Community Centre on Monday 22 January 01 at 7.30pm Present: PK Oldham (chair) R Day M Ellwood B Jefferson RLE Waters (part) BC Waterson (representing All Saints' Church) the clerk SJ Daniels 1 Apologies for absence None 47/01 2 Minutes The minutes of the meeting held on 16 October 2000 were approved and signed as a true record. 48/01 Sycamore Trees (473/00) Town & Country Tree Surgery had the work planned. The clerk would monitor as large branches were now being shed. 49/01 3 Spoil In view of the recent collapse of two graves the policy of removing all spoil from the site was discussed. As the collapse was a rare occurrence and spoil would look unsightly it was AGREED to continue to ask undertakers to remove spoil from the cemetery. 50/01 4 Review of Fees There had been no increase in fees since 1990. AGREED to recommend that fees be increased as from February 01 to: Interment of an adult £150 Interment of a child up to 7years £15 Interment of a child from 8 years to 18 years £75 Interment of ashes (£45) and tablet (£30) £75 Headstone not exceeding 76cms x 46cms £60 Headstone for a child up to 7 years £10 Headstone for a child from 8 years to 18 years £30 Inscription on any monument added on a later occasion £15 All fees to be double for non residents. Note: At clerk's discretion the double fee may be waived for people previously resident in the village. Purchase of exclusive rights of burial includes the fee for interment. Ashes. Ashes to be buried in a straight line starting along the western side of the hedge that divides the old from the new with 30 centimetres between rows. Tablets 45cms by 30cms and dark granite to be erected horizontally. Inscriptions to follow the style recommended by the Church Commissioners. The meeting ended at 8.10pm.