Notice of Planning/Parish Council Meeting

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

Steeple Morden Cricket Pavilion

On Monday 21st August 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 Meeting held on the 10th July   2017


        5.    Matters arising and carried forward from last meetings

5.1          A505 junction

5.1.1       Update from County Councillor meetings

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

5.3          Update on request for litter/dog waste bins


       6.     Finances

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


      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          Recreation Ground Drains

      7.4          Damage to Recreation Ground Neighbours fence

      7.5          Play Area

7.5.1      RoSPA Play Area Inspection Report 2017 –list of actions

7.5.2      Damage to Play Area gate

      7.6          Weed growth by Village Hall/Bowls Club

      7.7          Disabled Toilet Light


8.  Maintenance

8.1          Footpaths  

8.1.1      Footpath 7

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

8.2          Village Litter Pick


       9. Planning Applications

               9.1          Planning Ref S/2735/17/FL

                              2 North Brook End –Two storey side extension and alteration to existing roof

                              ( Mr Belson)

               9.2          Planning Ref S/2754/17/FL

5 Cheyney Street -The replacement/maintenance of the 1.2m high existing wire stock fencing down the side of our garden with a 1.2m high wood picket fence with wood posts and wooden gravel boards. At the bottom of the garden, we propose to add a 1.2m high wood picket fence with wood posts and wooden gravel boards.

(Tammy Harding)


       10.   To consider correspondence received including;

               10.1       Odsey Scrap yard

               10.2       Local Highway Improvement Funding 2018/19

               10.3       SCDC Rural Travel Hubs


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


        12.                 Date of Next Meeting – 9th October 2017