Notice of Parish Council Meeting

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

Steeple Morden Village Hall

On Monday 9th April  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 March 2018


        5.    Matters arising and carried forward from last meetings

5.1          A505 junction

5.2          Installation of  litter/dog waste bins

5.3          Proposal for path between Steeple Morden and Guilden Morden

5.4          GDPR  -Update from Workshop


       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          Appointment of  Internal Auditors 2017/18


      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 -Quotations

      7.5          Litter/Dog Bin Emptying

      7.6           Defibrillator Responsibility


8.  Maintenance

8.1          Footpaths  

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

8.2          Litter Picking 2018  -Update from latest session


        9.   Annual Parish Meeting 10th May 2018

               9.1          Nominations for Jubilee Shield


        10. Planning/Tree work Applications 

               10.1       Planning Ref S/0831/18/FL

48 The Green –First floor side and two storey rear extensions

(Mrs Victoria Hutter)

               10.2       Planning Ref S/0402/18/PA

                              66 Station Road – Prior notification for change of use of agricultural building to a dwelling house

                              (Mr Lund)

               10.3       Planning Ref S/1109/18/PN

Hillside Farm Barn, Brook End –Application for prior notification of agricultural or forestry development for a general purpose steel portal framed agricultural building

(Charles Briers, Briars Farms Steeple Morden Ltd)


        11.  To consider correspondence received including;


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


         13.  Date of Next Meeting 10th May  2018  (AGM)