Notice of Planning/Parish Council Meeting

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

Steeple Morden Cricket Pavilion

On Monday 10th April 2017 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


3.    County and District Councillors’ reports


4.    To approve the minutes of

4.1          The Parish Council al Meeting held on the 13th March  2017


        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          St Peter & St Paul –funding of repairs and tree work

5.3          Transfer of  village website hosting

5.4          Update on request for litter/dog waste bins

5.5          Annual Parish Meeting 8th May 2017


       6.     Finances

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

               6.2          Appointment of Internal Auditor 2016/17

               6.3          Agreement of Clerks Pay scale from 1st April 2017



      7.      Recreation Ground/Conservation Area

7.1          Recreation Ground Maintenance –working group update

7.1.1      Litter Problem

7.1.2      Dangerous Willow Tree by Brook

7.2          Planting of Bulbs at entrances to village

      7.3          Car Park Lighting

      7.4          Disabled Toilet Door and Keypad Lock

      7.5          Recreation Ground Drains

      7.6          Damage to Recreation Ground Neighbours fence


8.  Maintenance

8.1          Footpaths  

8.1.1      Footpath 7

8.1.2      Footpath 10 –Minor Highway Improvement Scheme 2017/18 Application

8.1.3      CCC  Application to divert part of Public Footpath 37,38 and 40

8.2          Litlington Road Bus Shelter

8.3          Recreation Ground Notice Board

8.4          Replacement Dog Waste Bins

8.5          Update on Litlington Road footpath


       9. Planning Applications

               9.1          Planning Ref S/2629/16/FL (amended)

Wyndmere Farm, Ashwell Road –Erection of industrial unit and hardstanding following demolition of agricultural building –additional transport information

(E W Pepper)

               9.2          Planning Ref S/0895/17/LD (for information only)

                              115 Hay Street –Lawful development certificate –proposed single storey rear extension

                              (P Boyt)

               9.3          Planning Ref S/1013/17/FL

                              The Stores, Hay Street –Additional vehicle access for parking two cars

                              (David & Janet Andrews)


       10.   To consider correspondence received including;

               10.1       Local Bus Service Review


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


         12.  Date of Next Meeting