Suffolk Village of the Year 2023

Extraordinary Parish Council Meeting

August 14, 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 14 August 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 25 July 2019.

4. Public Participation Session: (15 minutes).

5. Parish Clerk’s Report:
To provide update on outstanding actions.

6. Finance:
6.1 To authorise payments as presented and to note income received.
6.2 Clerks Salary Review.

7. Land Acquisition Updates:
SCC Meadow Land Purchase from SCC.

8. Planning:
8.1 To consider any applications received which have been referred to the Parish Council:
DC/19/03460 Householder Planning Application – Erection of single storey rear extension. The Hay Barn, Earls Hall Road, Cockfield, Bury St Edmunds Suffolk IP30 0JD (Consultation Deadline:15 August 2019).

Appeal Reference: APP/D3505/W/19/3233313 Application for Outline Planning Permission (Including access, all other matters reserved) – Erection of 1No dwelling, garage and new vehicular access.: Land Adjacent Gambrel, Chapel Road, Cockfield, IP30 0HE (Representation Submission Deadline 11/09/19)

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

9. BMSDC Joint Local Plan Briefing:
Cllr Arthey to provide an overview of the BMSDC Joint Local Plan and answer any Parish Council questions.

10. Correspondence:
To consider the list of correspondence received and to agree any appropriate actions.

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

12. Next Meeting:
The next Ordinary Meeting of the Parish Council will be Thursday 26 September 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: 9 August 2019

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