Agenda - 22 February 2022 - Parish Council meeting

A MEETING OF THE PARISH COUNCIL WILL BE HELD 
ON TUESDAY 22 FEBRUARY 2022, AT 7.30PM
AT THE SMALL HALL, OLD SCHOOL, NETTLEHAM
 
Prior to the start of the meeting a public forum will ordinarily, of no more than 15 minutes, be held.  The public may address the council on current matters or issues that may become future agenda items.  Reports from County and District Councillors, representatives on outside bodies and the Police will be given during this time.
 
Agenda 
1 To resolve to receive apologies and accept reasons for absence received by the Clerk, prior to the meeting
 
2 Disclosure of interests in accordance with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011 and to consider any requests for dispensations 
(Declaration of any disclosable interest in a matter to be discussed at the meeting and which is not included in the register of interests)
 
3 Notes of the Parish Council’s meeting held on 18 January 2022 to be approved as minutes 
 
4 Clerk’s Report on matters outstanding (for information only) 
 
5 Financial Matters  
a) To Ratify Payments made – 01/01/22 – 31/01/22 
b) To consider the income & expenditure report as at 31/01/22 
c) To consider the Council’s bank account balances at 31/01/22
d) To approve renewal of annual membership to NALC/LALC from 01/04/22 - £745.24
e) To approve renewal of annual membership to LALC training scheme from 01/04/22 - £150 +VAT
 
6 Planning Matters  
a) To receive/ratify recommendations or observations on the following planning applications:-  
1) Gracecourt 2 Kingsway – Redmile/Austin – 144356
Planning application for proposed first floor rear extension over existing garage
2) 34 Ashtree Avenue – Jones – 144300
Planning application single storey side extension and addition of front bay to lounge
3) Land rear of 72 Scothern Rd – Truelove – 144264
Planning application to vary condition 19 of outline planning app 131975 of 14/03/17
4) 22 Greenfields – Freeman – 144215
Planning application to remove existing garage and build side and rear extension
5) Rudies Roots Nurseries, Scothern Rd – Bertins – 144113
Planning application for 1no. dwelling with detached garage, training centre, office, staff welfare facilities, storage building and 2no. glass houses.
b)   Appeals, Consents, Refusals & withdrawals, Decisions received
i)    Appeals: 
  • Land West side of Scothern Rd – Musson – APP/N2535/W/21/3276638.  Planning application to erect 7 dwellings.  Appeal dismissed 07/02/22
  • Land off Baker Drive – Larkfleet Homes – APP/N2535/W/21/3271598.  Construction of 33 Entry Level Homes and associated infrastructure – Approved 13/01/22
   ii)   Decisions:
  • Nettleham WRC, Off Sudbrooke Lane - Shallcross – 144175.  Application for hedgerow removal notice to remove 20m of hedgerow.  Granted 01/02/22
  • Nettleham Community Hub & Library, 1 East Street – Oliver – 143965.  Advertisement consent to display 1no. non-illuminated fascia sign. Granted 03/02/22
  • 24 Cliff Avenue – Davison – 143868.  Planning app - change flat roof on garage to pitched roof & render dwelling.  Approved 14/01/22
  • 15 The Green – Luton – 143613.  Planning application for proposed rear single storey oak framed extension to link existing dwelling to existing garage. Granted 18/01/22
c) Tree Application – 
  • Bill Bailey's Playing Field, Scothern Road – Nettleham PC – 144043.  Sycamore T1 - Crown lift lower branches up to maximum height of 3m.  Approved 24/01/22
d)  Update on outstanding planning
 
7 Property Committee - Recommendations
a) To consider the notes from Property Committee meeting held 8 February 2022
b) To consider options 3 or 6 for potential tree planting at Mulsanne Pavilion 
c) To approve proposed 2022-23 rent levels for use of Mulsanne Park/Pavilion by sports groups
d) To approve request to park Roco BBQ Truck at Mulsanne car park & to agree associated fee
e) To approve the request, from Scouts/Girl Guide committee to plan a tree – for Queen’s Jubilee
f) To receive an update - Mulsanne modernisation works (DN)
 
8 Personnel & Standards Panel – Recommendations
a) To approve the proposed Annual Investment & Borrowing Strategy 2022-23
 
9 Council Matters
a) To approve updates to the Council’s Asset Register 
b) To receive an update – Parish Council Speed indicator data & Police speed survey at Lodge Lane 
c) To discuss the role of the Chairman – Update
d) To receive an update – Preparations for Queens Platinum Jubilee celebrations (PM)
 
10 To receive an update from the Neighbourhood Plan Review Working Group - (CH)
 
11 To receive an update from the Climate Change Working Group – (RP)
a) To consider the notes from the Climate Change Working Group meeting held on 12/01/22
 
12 To receive an update from the Sustainable Travel Working Group – (RP) 
 
13 To receive an update from the Swathe Working Group – (PM)
 
14 Correspondence
a) To approve request from All Saints Church to hold tea of the Village Green 5/6/22 – subject to application and approval for road closure – from LCC
b) To approve request for use of Village Green (with road closure) for the Nettleham Carnival 9/7/22 
 
15 Councillors Reports/Future Agenda Items
 
16 Date of Next Meeting of the Parish Council – has been arranged for Tuesday 15 March 2022, commencing at 7.30pm in the Small Hall, Old School, Mill Hill, Nettleham
 
17 To resolve whether to move into closed session and exclude the public and press, in accordance with the Public Bodies (Admissions to Meetings) Act 1960, due to the commercial or sensitive nature of business to be discussed.
 
18 Closed Session items
a) To review recent contact received from resident and any further measures required
 
Mrs D Locker  -  Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer
17 February 2022