REPORT TO PICKMERE PARISH COUNCIL
6th June 2023
AGENDA ITEM 9.9 PROPOSED BUILDING OF A FENCE AT THE IROS
1 Report of Chair
1.1 The Parish Poll on the proposal to erect a fence at the IROS was carried out on 21st February 2023. The question asked was: “DO YOU SUPPORT THE NEED FOR A FENCE?”
1.2 The result of the poll was as follows:
• Those who SUPPORTED the need for a fence: 101
• Those who OBJECTED to the need for a fence: 205
• Spoiled papers: 1
• Total votes cast (incl. spoiled paper) 307
• Total no. of residents on the Electoral Register supplied by Cheshire East Council: 641
• Turnout: 48%
1.3 Since the Poll, the outgoing Parish Council has contacted the fence contractor, who has agreed to re-use the fence materials that were purchased by the Council on other jobs, and to reimburse the Council reasonably for the materials as they are re-used. This process has commenced.
2.1 That Council actions the result of the Poll by confirming that a fence will not be built at the IROS.
2.2 That Council takes action to recover any funds paid in relation to the fence.