Notice of Parish Council Meeting

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

Steeple Morden Village Hall

On Monday 8th January 2018 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 11th December 2017


        5.    Matters arising and carried forward from last meetings

5.1          A505 junction

5.2          Update on request for litter/dog waste bins

5.3          Assets of Community Value –Update on The Jester application

5.4          Speedwatch Update


       6.     Finances

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

               6.2          Update on Anglian Water Sewage Charges

               6.3          Agreement of Budget/Precept 2018/19

               6.3.1      Additional requirements to draft including Recreation Ground tree work etc

               6.4          Village Hall Hire Fees


      7.      Recreation Ground/Conservation Area

7.1          Recreation Ground Maintenance –working group update

      7.2          Play Area

7.3          Purchase of Storage Facility for Parish Council equipment


8.  Maintenance

8.1          Footpaths  

8.1.1      Footpath 7

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


           9.Proposed use of The Green telephone kiosk


         10.  Proposal for Path between Steeple Morden and Guilden Morden


        11. Planning/Tree work Applications 

               11.1       Planning Ref S/4451/17/OL

60 Hay Street –Outline planning application for up to 2 residential dwellings and associated garages (all matters reserved except means of access)




       12.  Section 106 Projects


       13.   Request from Tennis Club for second bench


       14.  Dog Fouling within the village


       15.   To consider correspondence received including;

               15.1       Local Development Plan –Consultation on Main Modifications 5th January -16th February 2018

               15.2       LHI 2018/19 Invitation to Panel Meetings


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


        17.                 Date of Next Meeting – 12th February 2018