Suffolk Village of the Year 2023

Extraordinary Parish Council Meeting

June 5, 2019 @ 20:15 – 22:00
Village Hall
Church Lane
Cockfield. IP30 0LA
Steve Ball

Members of the Council:

You are hereby summoned to the Extraordinary Meeting of the Parish Council which will be held in the Village Hall on Wednesday 05 June 2019 at 8.15pm for the purpose of transacting the business below.

Members of the public:

Members of the public are welcome to attend and may address the Council, during the Public Participation Session, Item 4 on the agenda.

Reporting on Meetings

Except where members of the public have been excluded due to the confidential nature of the business, any person may film, photograph, audio record or use social media to report on meetings of the Council, including any public comment and/or questions. Would any person intending to report please give notice before the start of the meeting to the Clerk or Chairman of the Council to enable reasonable facilities to be afforded.


1. To receive any apologies for absence.

2. To receive, from Members, any declarations of interest in items on the agenda in accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct.

3. To approve the minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of the Parish Council held on 21 May 2019.

4. Public Participation Session: including Suffolk County Councillor and Babergh District Councillor Reports. (15 minutes).

5. Parish Clerk’s Report:

6. Finance:
To authorise payments as presented and to note income received.

7. Dukes Meadow:
To determine whether the Parish Council wish to proceed with the Transfer of Dukes Meadow land from BMSDC to the Parish Council.

8. Pavilion Hire Charges:
To approve the 2019 Schedule of Pavilion Hire Charges.

9. Planning:

9.1 To consider any applications received which have been referred to the Parish Council:

DC/19/02382: Planning Application – Erection of 1no. dwelling and creation of vehicular access. Land at Reed Lodge, Chapel Road, Cockfield, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. IP30 0HE (Consultation deadline 11/06/19)

9.2 To note any Babergh DC planning permissions/refusals received including:


10. Matters to be brought to the attention of the Council either for information or for inclusion on the agenda of a future Ordinary Meeting.

11. Next Meeting:
The next Ordinary Meeting of the Parish Council will be Thursday 27 June 2019 in the Village Hall beginning at 7.30pm.

Parish Clerk: Steve Ball, Proper Officer of the Council
Address: Green Ridge, Howe Lane, Cockfield, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP30 0HA
Tel: 01284 828987
Published: 31 May 2019

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