Notice of Parish Council Meeting

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

Steeple Morden Village Hall

On Monday 12th February 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 8th January 2018


        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          Feedback from LHI 2018/19 Panel Meeting

5.4          Dog Fouling Penalties


       6.     Finances

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

               6.2          Agreement of Budget 2018/19      

6.3          Update on Anglian Water Sewage Charges


      7.      Recreation Ground/Conservation Area

7.1          Recreation Ground Maintenance –working group update

      7.2          Play Area

      7.3          Reading Room Gutters

      7.4          Football Pitch Grasscutting


8.  Maintenance

8.1          Footpaths  

8.1.1      Footpath 10 –Minor Highway Improvement Scheme 2017/18 Application Update

8.2          Litter Picking 2018


         9.  Refurbishment and use of  The Green telephone kiosk


         10.  Proposal for Path between Steeple Morden and Guilden Morden


        11. Planning/Tree work Applications 

               11.1       Local Development Plan modifications consultation 5th January -16th February 2018               

11.2       Update on the Jester Planning Application

               11.3       Section 106 Project list



        12.  To consider correspondence received including;

               12.1       Formal Complaint Against Parish Council relating to planning application recommendation

               12.2       General Data Protection Regulations –CAPALC Proposal investigation & Training Dates

               12.3       Oil Theft Warning


       13.   Parish Council Elections 3rd May 2018/Annual General Meeting


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


        15.                 Date of Next Meeting – 12th March 2018