Notice of Planning/Parish Council Meeting

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

Steeple Morden Sports Pavilion

On Monday 10th October  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           Update from Steeple Morden Football Club

3.2           Other


4.     County and District Councillors’ reports


5.    To approve the minutes of

5.1           The Parish Council al Meeting held on the 12th September 2016


        6.     Matters arising and carried forward from last meetings

6.1           A505 junction

6.1.1       Update on HCC agreed work at junction

6.2           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          First Responder Initiative –Feedback on Other parishes contribution

                7.3          Conclusion of External Audit 2015/16


      8.       Recreation Ground/Conservation Area

8.1          Recreation Ground Maintenance –working group update

8.1.1       Dangerous Willow Tree by Brook

8.1.2       Annual Cut of Conservation Area and Hedge

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

       8.7          Car Park Lighting

       8.8          Cowslip Day 2017


9.  Maintenance

9.1          Ashwell Road Birch Trees

9.2          Request for Parish Council to maintain Parish Paths

9.2.1       Footpath 7



       10.   Village Website

                10.1        Hosting

                10.2        Upgrade


       11. Planning Applications

                11.1        Planning Ref S/2382/16/FL

41 Craft Way –Two storey and single storey front extensions including garage conversion

(Mr & Mrs Fewster)

                11.2        Planning Ref S/2537/16/PO

                                22-28 Ashwell Road –Application to modify planning obligations for planning permission S/2508/14/FL

                                (E W Pepper Ltd)

                11.3        Planning Ref S/2540/16/FL

16 Station Road –Single storey rear extension and two storey infill extension, obscure windows to side elevation, garage alterations for utility room

(Mr & Mrs Boyt)


       12.   Speed Of Agricultural Vehicles through Steeple Morden


       13.   CCC Minor Highway Improvement Scheme 2017/18


       14. Community Highway Volunteering Scheme


       15.   Regularity of Parish Council Meetings


         16. To consider correspondence received including;

16.1        SCDC Removal of Telephone Kiosk on The Green


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


         18.  Date of Next Meeting