DRAFT MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF SUTTON VENY PARISH COUNCIL held on Thursday 7th September 2017
Present: Cllrs Oxlade (Chair), Guerri-Fear, King, Morris, Owen & Walker
Three members of the public
2679. Acceptance of apologies for absence
Cllrs Goodman & Lusty
The meeting was adjourned to allow members of the public the opportunity to raise any issues
2680. Open session for members of the public
The applicant for application 17/07646/FUL gave information surrounding this planning application.
A resident of the village outlined objections regarding planning application 17/07646/FUL.
The meeting reconvened
2681. To receive declarations of interest
2682. To confirm and sign minutes of the last meeting
Minutes of the meeting held on 6th July 2017 were circulated prior to this meeting and were accepted as a true record.
Proposed: Cllr Owen Seconded: Cllr Morris
2683. Councillor Vacancy
Katherine Wilson was co-opted as a member of the Parish Council and signed the Declaration of Acceptance of Office.
2684. Best Kept Village competition - results
Sutton Veny was placed 3rd in its category this year. The Clerk read the judge’s report to the Councillors present; areas highlighted for improvement are signposts for public footpaths in the area of St Leonard’s Church and frequency of grass mowing at the village green.
2685. Settlement Boundary Consultation
No Objections to revised settlement boundary.
2686. Maintenance of public footpaths & bridleways
The Clerk is investigating the schedule of mowing/clearing the public footpaths and bridleways in Sutton Veny with Paul Millard, Rights of Way Officer at Wiltshire Council. Carried forward to October meeting.
2687. Christmas Tree – Initial discussions
Provisional date for the tree lighting ceremony and carol singing is Saturday 2nd December, with the erection of the tree taking place during the preceding week. This is subject to delivery availability, to be arranged by Cllr Walker. Refreshments will once again be provided by the Parish Council.
2688. Chairman’s Report
Nothing to report.
2689. Planning Committee Report
Wiltshire Council planning decisions:
17/03696/FUL – Old Orchard, 75 High St – Single storey side extension - APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS
17/04339/FUL – Polebridge, Duck St – Erection of lean-to greenhouse - APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS
17/05103/TPO – Land South Woodcombe Cleve, Hill Rd – Tree works - APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS
17/05788/TPO – Woodcombe Cleve, Hill Road – Tree works - APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS
17/07182/TCA – 5 Greenhill – Tree works – NO OBJECTION
17/07423/TCA – The Dairy House, Duck St – Tree works – NO OBJECTION
Parish Council consultations:
17/05823/LBC – Little Newnham, High St – To re-tile two sections of the roof covered by clay tiles - NO OBJECTION
17/07448/HRN – Land at Norton Rd – Removal of hedge row - OBJECT
17/07762/TCA – 75 High St – Tree works NO COMMENT
17/07829/TCA – 2 Park View, High St – Tree works NO COMMENT
17/07830/TCA – 9 High St – Tree works – NO COMMENT
17/07947/TCA – Little Newnham, High St – Tree works – NO COMMENT
17/08014/TCA – Sutton Parva Cottage, Tytherington – Tree works – NO COMMENT
17/07705/VAR – Hillside Workshops, Hill Road – Removal of condition 3 of planning permission W/81/0386 to enable inclusion of an MOT testing facility within existing vehicle repair workshop - NO OBJECTION
17/07646/FUL – Land adjacent 44 High St – Proposed dwelling with new access - OBJECT
M A Gunter Grounds Maintenance Ltd £200.00
Proposed: Cllr King Seconded: Cllr Morris
2691. Clerk’s report and correspondence received
Defibrillator – Possible locations for a second defibrillator were discussed. The Clerk will write to owners of The Woolpack to ask if they might allow it on the front of their building. The annual defibrillator awareness session will take place on Thursday 21st September at 7pm in the Village Hall.
Wiltshire Area Board in conjunction with the Woodland Trust are organising a scheme to plant 10,000 trees across the county next year to commemorate 100 years since the end of WW1. Sutton Veny will register for the scheme.
2692. Matters raised for discussion only
2678. Items for newsletter and website
The Clerk will write the report for the village hall newsletter.
The meeting closed at 20:05
The next meeting of the Parish Council will be on 5th October 2017 starting at 7:00pm in the Village Hall.
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