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

2.1           Update from Steeple Morden Football Club

2.2          Other


3.    County and District Councillors’ reports


4.    To approve the minutes of

4.1          The Parish Council al Meeting held on the 10th October 2016


        5.    Matters arising and carried forward from last meetings

5.1          A505 junction

5.1.1       Update on HCC agreed work at junction

5.1.2       FOI Request to Police

5.2          Defibrillator Training

5.3          Cheyney Water Woodland 



     6.       Finances

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

               6.2          Budget 2017/18


      7.      Recreation Ground/Conservation Area

7.1          Recreation Ground Maintenance –working group update

7.1.1      Dangerous Willow Tree by Brook

7.2          Planting of Bulbs at entrances to village

      7.3          Request by Football Club to cut back scrub

      7.4          Car Park Lighting


8.  Maintenance

8.1          Ashwell Road Birch Trees

8.2          Request for Parish Council to maintain Parish Paths

8.2.1      Woodland Grange Tree

8.2.2      Footpath 7 & 10


       9.     Village Website

               9.1          Hosting

               9.2          Upgrade to existing site


       10. Planning Applications

               10.1       Planning Ref S/2566/16/PA

66 Station Road –Prior notification for change of use of agricultural building to dwelling

(Mr Lund)

               10.2       Planning Ref S/2505/16/FL

4 Westbrook Close –Demolition of existing boundary wall to build full length wall with metal rails and electric sliding gate

(Mr & Mrs Wisdom)

               10.3       Planning Ref S/2659/16/DC FOR INFORMATION ONLY

                              105 Hay Street –Discharge of conditions for S/0267/15/FL


       11.   Speed Of Agricultural Vehicles through Steeple Morden


       12.   CCC Minor Highway Improvement Scheme 2017/18


       13. Community Highway Volunteering Scheme

               13.1       Proposal for Litter Picking


       14.   To consider correspondence received including;

14.1       Historic England –Notification of  Steeple Morden War Memorial Listing

14.2       SCDC Parish Planning Training

14.3       9A Church Street –Tree work application (reduction to Sycamore crown)

14.4       SCDC Local Green Space Designation –Ransom Strip, Craft Way


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


         16.  Date of Next Meeting