Notice of Planning/Parish Council Meeting

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

Steeple Morden Sports Pavilion

On Monday 12th September  2016 at 7.30pm

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.    Co-option of Councillor


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

3.1          Proposed Community activities the Wagon and Horses
3.2           Update from Steeple Morden Football Club

3.3          Other


4.    County and District Councillors’ reports


5.    To approve the minutes of

5.1          The Parish Council al Meeting held on the 9th July 2016


        6.    Matters arising and carried forward from last meetings

6.1          A505 junction

6.1.1       Update on HCC agreed work at junction

6.1.2       Request for information from Sir Oliver Heald MP

6.2          Update on the Purchase of Community Speedwatch Equipment

6.3          Defibrillator Training



     7.       Finances

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

               7.2          To consider Donation to First Responder Initiative


      8.      Recreation Ground/Conservation Area

8.1          Recreation Ground Maintenance –working group update

8.1.1      Cutting back of Lime Tree suckers

8.1.2      Dangerous Willow Tree by Brook

8.2          Recreation Ground Sign –Update on installation

8.3          Planting of Bluebells in Whitepond Wood

8.4          Update on Car Park resurfacing

8.5          Planting of Bulbs at entrances to village

      8.6          Request by Football Club to cut back scrub


9.  Maintenance

      9.1          Odsey War Memorial –Update on start date

9.2          Ashwell Road Birch Trees

9.3          Request for Parish Council to maintain Parish Paths


       10.   Village Website

               10.1       Hosting

               10.2       Upgrade


       11. Planning Applications

               11.1       Planning Ref S/1908/16/FL

Ashwell Road –Variation of condition relating to the demolition of 4 dwellings and construction of 9 new dwellings and access

(E W Pepper)

               11.2       Planning Ref S/1979/16/FL

                              Horseshoes, 71 Hay Street –Change of Use to Garden

                              (Barbara Cowan)

               11.3       Planning Ref S/1614/16/FL

                              Land to rear of 4 Mill Courtyard -2 detached 4 bed houses with integral garages

                              (Mr Peter Summers)


       12.   Speed Of Agricultural Vehicles through Steeple Morden


         13. To consider correspondence received including;

13.1       East Anglian Bluegrass Festival Committee –Request to hold event on the recreation ground 16th -19th June 2017

13.2       Advertising Banners at entrance to Recreation Ground

13.3       CCC Minor Highway Improvement Funding 2017/18

13.4       CCC Community Highways Volunteering Scheme


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


         15.  Date of Next Meeting