Minutes of the Cemetery Committee Meeting of Milton Parish Council held in the Community Centre on Monday 15 October 01 at 8.25pm Present: PK Oldham (chair) R Day B Jefferson RLE Waters RJ Farrington JE Coston CJ Lock TJ Siggs HM Smith RT Summerfield the clerk SJ Daniels 542/01 1 Chairman - PKO was elected chairman. 543/01 2 Apologies for absence - the clerk apologised for omitting to invite I Cowley. He had spoken to BC Waterson, however, to ascertain her views about the trees (item 4 below). 544/01 3 Minutes - of the meeting held on 22 January 01 were approved and signed as a true record. 545/01 4 Trees Sycamore trees at eastern boundary - the pollarded trees were continuing to die back. The clerk reported BCW's opinion that the trees should be taken down and new ones planted. It was AGREED to remove the pollarded trees immediately; and in principle to remove all the sycamores and to take advice about re-planting. Ash tree western boundary - AGREED to pollard. Town & Country Tree Surgery to be asked to quote for the above. Hedge southern boundary - the clerk would speak to Mr Chapman about pruning the hedge on "his" side. 546/01 5 Planting of daffodils A resident had offered to plant daffodils in the cemetery. It was AGREED to allow planting in front of the wild meadow. 547/01 6 Request for seat AGREED to accept offer of a seat to be sited near the end of the path. The meeting ended at 8.50pm.