SNITTERFIELD PARISH COUNCIL

MINUTES OF A MEETING OF SNITTERFIELD PARISH COUNCIL
HELD IN THE VILLAGE HALL ON MONDAY 11TH OCTOBER 2004

PRESENT
Councillor Mrs. S. Morlidge (Chairman)
Councillor R.J. Fitchford
Councillor W.A. Collett
Councillor J. Jacobs
Councillor Miss C. Kimberley

Councillor G.J. Stammers

Clerk of the Council, I.A. Wilkins
3 Members of public

There was a 35 minute period of public participation prior to the formal agenda.

1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
County and District Councillor R.G. Hobbs

2. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
Councillor Fitchford - Planning Application 04/03003/FUL

3. MINUTES
The Minutes of the Meeting held on 13th September 2004, having been previously circulated, were agreed and signed by the Chairman after the following amendment had been made
'Item 10 Provision of Space in Cemetery for Cremated remains'
Delete last line and substitute
'it was agreed to proceed with this suggestion'

4. MATTERS ARISING

(a) Transfer of Land at Cemetery
It was reported that Councillor Fitchford and Councillor Stammers had attended a site meeting with
Mr and Mrs Rendell.
The revised route of the footpath had been agreed.
It was also agreed not to accept the offer of transfer of ownership of the adjacent section of land.
This course of action was confirmed


(b) Moles at War Memorial
It was noted that contact had been made with the contractor and he would attend to the problem as soon as possible

(c) Payment of Utility Services to Village Hall
Councillor Jacobs said that he would be attending a meeting of the Village Hall Management Committee on 12th October and would present a copy of Model 'A' Trust Deed for consideration.
The Clerk said that he would circulate supporting information from the Rural Community Council to Councillors and the Management Committee in due course
.

(d) Car Transporters
It was noted that enquiries were being made by Councillor Hobbs
.

(e) Surface Water - Ingon Lane
It was noted that the matter had been reported to the County Council by Councillor Hobbs for attention.
Councillor Stammers reported that gullies in the village had recently been cleaned out.

5. FINANCE
Receipts

(a) Charinco Common
Investment Fund
Investment Dividend
£19 - 01
(b) Lloyds TSB Business Instant Access Account Interest
£16 - 27
(c) Central Networks Wayleaves payments
£40 - 64
(d) Stratford on Avon District Council Precept (second instalment)
£10000 - 00
Payments to be authorised
(a) ABB Limited
Street lighting
£140 - 65
(b Clement Keys
Audit of Annual Return 2003/2004
£411 - 25
(c) Warwickshire Rural
Community Council
Supply of Model Trust Deed and Information Sheet
£12 - 58
(d) M P Garden Services
Grasscutting contract
£125 - 50
(e) Powergen
Electricity supply to Village Hall ( Direct Debit)
£33 - 00
(f) Severn Trent Water
Water supply to Atteys Field
£58 - 07
(g) I. Wilkins Clerk's salary and expenses
£600 - 92
(h) Inland Revenue PAYE on Clerk's salary
£148 - 50
(i) I. Wilkins Salary increase back dated to 1st April
£214 - 50
(j) Inland revenue PAYE on salary increase
£60 - 50
(k) British Gas Gas supply to Village Hall
£59 - 50
(l) Greenacre Garden Services Grasscutting contract
£174 - 00
(m) Edward Brain & Sons To cut back hedge and trim trees - large playing field
£164 - 50
 
Proposed Councillor Mrs Morlidge, seconded Councillor Stammers
'that the listed payments be authorised'
So resolved, nem con

6. PLANNING MATTERS

Applications

(a) Mr. G. Walters, Langley House, 3, Duffins Piece
Implementation of landscaping works -
hard and soft, erection of child's
playhouse and erection of shed in
adjacent paddock

04/02245/FUL

 

Submission Objection - on the grounds that the proposed shed is outside the curtilage of the dwelling and is in the Green Belt  
(b) Ms. J. Lampson, Police House, Bearley Road

Erection of two storey pitched roof side extension

04/02730/FUL
Submission Objection - on grounds of size of extension and Green Belt Policy
Submission changed to 'No Objection' after considering advice from Planning Officer

(c) Stratford Oaks Golf Club, Bearley Road

New refreshment shelter and toilet facilities on the 10th tee, including drainage and cess pit
04/02797/FUL
Submission

No objection

(d) Mr.R.Evans, Corner Cottage, The Green Demolition of existing garage
04/02840/DEM
  Proposed first floor extension; single storey ground floor extension
04/02841/FUL
Submission

Objection - on grounds of size of extension and Green Belt policy

(e) Mr.& Mrs. Donald, Barley Break, Cedar Drive Amendments to design and layout of approved new dwelling (03/00731/FUL) including rear extension
04/02484/FUL
Submission deferred Objection - previous objections have not been addressed
(f) Stratford Oaks Golf Club, Bearley Road Site works improvements, including raised screen bund mound to practice area and maintenance area, new practice tees and raised no.17 tee
04/02584/FUL
Submission No objection
(g) Snitterfield Parish Council, Snitterfield Cemetery,
Park Lane
T1 -T14 - cypress - left crown to approx. 2.5 - 3m
T15 - yew - trim formal shaped tree
T16 - T17 - laurel reduce
T18 - unknown spec. - fell
T19 - unknown spec. - remove deadwood
T20 - ash - remove 2 no. large overhanging branches
04/02945/TREE
No submission  
(h) Mr.& Mrs.Fossett, Land adj. Dove Close, The Green Proposed conversion of building into
1 no. Holiday let
04/02969/FUL
Submission deferred for site visit
(i) Mr. S Dawkes, Snitterfield Fruit Farm, Kings Lane Change of use from agricultural to a mixed agricultural/storage use
04/02926/LDE
Submission deferred    
(j) Mrs. Pearson, Cosy Cot, The Green T1 -T4 - 4 no. Plums - fell
T5 - T11 - 7 no. Plums - reduce height by one third, reduce overhanging branches by one third and deadwood
T12 - Lilac - crown reduce by 30 %
04/03017/TREE
Submission No objection  
(k) Mr.& Mrs R.A.H. Clarke, Corner Park House,
Church Road
Single storey pitched roof rear extension. First floor pitched roof infill side extension. New roof and cladding to detached garage
04/03003/FUL
04/03003/LBC
Submission deferred for Site Visit    
(l) Mr.& Mrs. D. Martinson, 4, Park House, Church Road Erection of single storey sun room to side and implementation of garden scheme
04/03052/FUL
Submission No objection  
(m) T.V. Dudley, 23, Duttons Close Proposed domestic vehicle access crossing
04/02928/FUL
Submission No objection  
(n) Mr.& Mrs. D. King, Meadow View Farm, Heath End Agricultural shed for storage of farm vehicles and implements
04/03086/FUL
Submission deferred    

Decisions
(a) Mr.& Mrs Hicks, 13, Duttons Close Proposed conservatory to side elevation
04/03435/FUL

Appeal allowed - Planning permission granted

(b) Mr. J. Huntingdon, Dove Close, The Green Erection of detached garage
04/01598/FUL
Refusal  
(c) Mr.& Mrs. R. Watkins, Ingon Grange, Ingon Lane Proposed two storey pitchad roof garage and workshop. Conversion and extension of garage into guest accommodation to the roof to incorporate bedrooms
03/003757/FUL
Permission with conditions
(d)Mr.& Mrs. Skan, The Pigeon House, The Green Two storey pitched roof side/rear extension
04/01951/FUL
Withdrawn  
(e) Mrs. C. Pearson Conservatory to rear
04/01684/FUL
Permission  
(f) B. Bainbridge, Dawn Edge, Church Road T1 - Leylandii - fell to ground level
04/02325/TREE
Consent for Arboricultural Work
(g) Mr. G. Walters, Langley House, 3, Duffins Piece Implementation of landscaping works - hard and soft - erection of child's playhouse and erection of shed in adjacent paddock
04/02245/FUL
Refusal    
   
Councillor Jacobs left the meeting after consideration of this item

7. CORRESPONDENCE

Warwickshire County Council

(a) Warwickshire Emergency Scheme - Parish Community Emergency Plans
Copies of amended plans received and distributed

(b) Sandbags
Agreed to decline offer of supply

(c) 'Set Your Own Budget'
Questionnaire to be completed. No member to attend meeting

Stratford on Avon District Council

(a) Refuse Collection Services - new arrangements
Entry to be made in 'Link' magazine

(b) Play Areas Inspection Reports
Noted - copy to Councillor Stammers. Contact to be made with Wickstead Leisure

Warwickshire Rural Community Council

(a) Invitation to seminar - The Rural Strategy
No Member to attend

Warwickshire Training Partnership

(a) Training Workshop - 19th October and 30th November
No Member to attend

(b) Training Workshop - 20th November
No Member to attend

DEFRA

(a) Clean Neighbourhoods
Noted

8. SNITTERFIELD SPORTS CLUB

Councillor Stammers reported that he had attended a meeting of Snitterfield Sports Club on 5th October. He said that a Committee was being formed, limited by guarantee. An application would be made for charitable status.

Amongst matters discussed were a diary of future events, annual sporting activity day and implementation of the
Disability Act.

The subject of the possible lease of the Youth Club premises was considered and the procedure was outlined.

Permission was requested to position a container adjacent to the premises in which to store equipment etc.

It was also requested that any remaining monies of the Cricket Club, which had been deposited with the Parish
Council, should be paid over to the Sports Club
.

9. TO RECEIVE COMMENTS/OBSERVATIONS FROM COUNCILLORS

Councillor Stammers

Asked about the date of delivery of the new notice board
The Clerk said that delivery should be anticipated in December

Retorted that the road sign in Bell Lane had been damaged
The Clerk undertook to follow up

Submitted files apertaining to the Hales Trust which he had received from Mr. George Moore
The files were passed on to Councillor Pitchford for perusal

Councillor Mrs. Mortlidge

Raised the matter or renumeration to Mr. Bob Foster for his work in carrying out the internal audit of the Council's accounts.
It was agreed to confirm a suggested sum at the next meeting

Proposed Councillor Mrs Morlidge, seconded Councillor Miss Kimberley
'that the following matter be considered in closed session by reason of the confidential nature of the business'
So resolved, nem con

10. ARBORICULTURAL WORK IN CEMETERY

The Clerk submitted quotations received
(a) Future Forests, Halford
(b) Matt Brooker, Snitterfield

Proposed Councillor Mrs Morlidge, seconded Councillor Collett
'that the quotation of Future Forests be accepted and that the work be carried out as soon as possible after consent is given'
So resolved, nem con


There being no further business, the Chairman declared the meeting closed at 9 - 50 p.m.