The agenda for this meeting will be available below.
PARISH COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
Members of the Council:
You are hereby summoned to the Ordinary Meeting of the Parish Council which will be held in the Village Hall on Thursday 17 January 2019 at 7.30pm 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 Annual Meeting of the Parish Council held on 29 November 2018.
4. Public Participation Session: including Suffolk County Councillor and Babergh District Councillor Reports. (15 minutes).
5. Parish Clerk’s Report:
6.1 To consider any applications received which have been referred to the Planning Consultation Group:
DC/18/05573 – Full Planning Application: Conversion and adaption of existing outbuilding to create a residential annexe. Bullswood Lane Farm, Bullswood Lane, Cockfield, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. IP30 0JE.
DC/19/00124 – Planning Application: Change of use of agricultural land to domestic garden for use by the occupants of Craufurd House. Craufurd House, Howe Lane, Cockfield, Bury St Edmunds Suffolk IP30 0HA.
6.2 To note any applications considered, the deadlines for which were in advance of this meeting including:
DC/18/05346 – Planning Application: Erection of 2 No. 2 Bedroom Holiday lets, parking area, improvements to existing access, installation of sewage treatment plant & landscaping. Restoration of airfield building and creation of museum room within. Airfield Barns, Bury Road, Alpheton, Bury St Edmunds Suffolk IP30 0LG. The Parish Council supports this application.
DC/18/05347 – Planning Application: Conversion and extension of barn to dwelling. Creation of new vehicular access, sewage treatment plant & landscaping. Erection of cartlodge in position of former barn footprint. Midway Farm Barn, Bury Road, Shimpling, Bury St Edmunds Suffolk IP30 0LG. The Parish Council supports this application.
DC/18/05163 – Householder Planning Application – Erection of a single storey side and rear extension. 2 Dukes Meadow, Cockfield, Bury St Edmunds. IP30 0HX. Parish Council supports this application.
DC/18/05007 – Householder Planning Application – Installation of a treatment plant. Laburnum Cottage, Windsor Green, Cockfield, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. IP30 0 LY. Parish Council supports this application.
6.3 To note any Babergh DC planning permissions/refusals received including:
DC/18/03180 – Outline Planning Permission (All matters reserved) – Erection of up to 5 No. dwellings. Land at High Meadows Farm, Felsham Road, Cockfield, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. IP30 0HW. Planning Permission has been refused.
DC/18/04672 – Discharge of Conditions for DC/18/03293 – Condition 5 (Details of Illumination). Loft Farm, Cross Green, Cockfield, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. IP30 0LJ. Approved Conditions.
DC/18/04686 – Discharge of Conditions Application for DC/17/06292 – Condition 7 (Mitigation). Land South of Birds Lane, Cockfield. Approved Conditions.
DC/18/01213 – Planning Application – Erection of 3 No. detached dwellings and enlargement of an existing vehicular access. The Abbey, Bury Road, Cockfield, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. IP30 0LB. Planning Permission has been Granted.
DC/18/05163 – Householder Planning Application – Erection of a single storey side and rear extension. 2 Dukes Meadow, Cockfield, Bury St Edmunds. IP30 0HX. Planning Permission has been Granted.
DC/18/03638 – Planning Application: Erection of four dwellings. Land North of 4 Hedgerow Cottage, Windsor Green, Cockfield, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. IP30 0LY. Planning Permission has been refused.
DC/18/04780 – Planning Application. Change of use of attached cottage from let to long term lease. Old Mill House, Cross Green, Cockfield, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. IP30 0LG. Planning Permission has been Granted.7. Finance:
7.1 To receive a financial statement and report, including the latest position with the 2018-2019 Council budget.
7.2 To authorise payments as presented and to note income received
7.3 To determine the Council budget for 2019-2020 and, thereby, the precept requirement for 2019-2020.
Cllr Webster to update meeting on status of standard Parish Council Hire Agreement for the hire of the Pavilion facilities.
9. Winter Gritting Arrangements:
To agree Grit requirements.
10. Working Groups, Representatives to External Bodies, Officers and Portfolio-Holders:
By Exception, to receive any reports from lead members on matters which need to be brought to the attention of the Council and to take actions appropriate.
10.1 Greens Management – Cllr Brinkley
10.2 Local Needs Housing – Cllr Morley
10.3 Pavilion – Cllr Southgate
10.4 Suffolk Association of Local Councils (SALC) – Cllr Cutting-Keyton
10.5 Glebe Land – Cllr Morley
10.6 Earl’s Meadow – Cllr Williams
10.7 Cemetery – Cllr Turner
10.8 Parish Paths – Cllr Turner
10.9 Highways and Emergencies – Cllr Cutting-Keyton
10.10 Police/Fire – Cllr Cutting-Keyton
10.11 Play Equipment – Cllr Southgate
10.12 Village Hall Car Park – Cllr Cutting-Keyton
To consider the list of correspondence received and to agree any appropriate actions.
12. Matters to be brought to the attention of the Council either for information or for inclusion on the agenda of a future Ordinary Meeting.
13. Next Meeting:
The next Ordinary Meeting of the Parish Council will be Thursday 28 February 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: 11 January 2019