Notice of Parish Council Meeting

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

Steeple Morden Village Hall

On Monday 12th March 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 12th February 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          Proposal for path between Steeple Morden and Guilden Morden



       6.     Finances

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

6.2          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          Football Pitch Grasscutting

      7.4          Leylandii Trees by Village Hall

      7.5          Litter/Dog Bin Emptying


8.  Maintenance

8.1          Footpaths  

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

8.2          Litter Picking 2018


         9.  Increase in Dog Fouling


         10.  Refurbishment and use of The Green telephone kiosk


        11. Planning/Tree work Applications 

               11.1       Planning Ref S/0124/18/FL

Northbrook End Farm, North Brook End –Demolition of existing barn and construction of a new 4 bedroom detached house

(Mr David Barrett)

               11.2       Planning Ref S/0715/18/TC

                              12 Cheyney Street –Tree works –crown reduction of up to 50% on Beech tree

               11.3       Section 106 Project list

               11.3.1    Housing Needs Survey


        12.  To consider correspondence received including;


       13.   Agenda for Annual Parish Meeting 10th May 2018


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


        15.                 Date of Next Meeting – 9th April 2018