Notice of Planning/Parish Council Meeting

I hereby give notice that Steeple Morden Parish Council will meet at

Steeple Morden Village Hall

On Monday 14th March  2016 at 8.00pm

All members of the Council are hereby summoned to attend for the purpose of considering and resolving upon the business to be transacted at the Meeting as set out hereunder.

All meetings of the Parish Council are open to parishioners and the public who may listen to but not take part in the discussion of the Council’s business.

Anyone wishing to raise a matter for consideration by the Council should write to the Clerk at the address below. Any letter received by the day before a Parish Council meeting is reported to that meeting. If information is readily available and/or the matter is on the agenda the Council may decide its action right away. If not then the item will be dealt with at the next meeting.

Sally Walmesley, Clerk






1.     Apologies for absence, declarations under the code of conduct and requests for dispensations


2.     Comments and observations from parishioners and members of the public


3.     County and District Councillors’ reports


4.     To approve the minutes of

4.1           The Parish Council Meeting held on the 8th February 2016


        5.     Matters arising and carried forward from last meetings

5.1           A505 junction

5.1.1        Update on HCC agreed work at junction

5.2           Speed of Traffic

5.2.1       MHI Application 2016/17

5.2.2       Update on Speedwatch

5.3           Jubilee End Tree

                5.4          Inconsiderate Parking

5.4.1       At The Jester

                5.4.2       On Hay Street

                5.5          Parish Council Elections 2016

                5.6          Horse Riders on Footpaths


        6.     Finances

6.1           To receive the financial statement and to approve the payment of bills

                6.2           Parish Council Internet Banking

                6.3           Appointment of Internal Auditor 2015/16

                6.4           External Audit for smaller Authorities from 2017


        7.     Recreation Ground/Conservation Area

7.1           Recreation Ground Maintenance –working group update

7.2           Tennis Club request for planings by kissing gate

7.3           Update from Football Club

7.3.1        Request to install dugouts

7.3.2        Football Club lease for use of Reading Room

7.4           Recreation Ground Sign


8.  Maintenance

       8.1           Odsey War Memorial

8.1.1        Confirmation from stonemasons that work would take place during the Summer

8.1.2        Offer of contribution


      9.       Special Project 2014/15

                9.1           Update on Skate Park


     10.      Agenda for Annual Parish Meeting – 9th May 2016


      11.     To consider correspondence received including;

                11.1         Village Hall Committee –Request for information on recreation groundswork

                11.2         Steeple Morden Village Hall –Invitiation to post refurbishment open evening

                11.3         Dog control  and Anti Social Behaviour


    12 .      Councillors' items for information and requiring the urgent attention of the Clerk