WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL
Peldon Great Wigborough Little Wigborough Salcott Virley
Draft minutes of the meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council held at Peldon Village Hall at 7.30pm on Tuesday 8th December 2009.
Present: Frances Fergus, Robert Davidson, Jane Banks, Jinny Gale, Phil Gladwin, Sam Knill Jones, Kevin Bradshaw, Lynne Simmons, Andrew Ellis, 2 Police, 5 public
Apologies for absence: Nicky Ellis
Minutes of the last meeting were agreed and signed by the chairman
Police: We have more police covering our area, 4 based at Tiptree, one of which covers the Wigboroughs and Salcott and Virley, 4 at West Mersea, several CPOs and Sgt Drake in overall charge. In recent months there has been several road traffic accidents, several burglaries, some minor thefts and vehicle break ins. The Police have offered to help us, using the appropriate devices, in our on going campaign with speeding through our villages.
Borough Councillors: The latest planning application from Bellwood was deferred by CBC Planning Committee as several issues need more investigation and it will probably be heard again by CBC in a month’s time.
Essex and Suffolk Water have held two public information sessions about Abberton Reservoir expansion on Sat 5th Dec from 10am to 4pm at Layer de la Haye village hall and Wed 9th Dec from 4 to 8pm at Peldon village hall. Our water rates will not be increased because of the expansion unlike some areas who are billed by Essex and Suffolk Water.
CBC are consulting people about further recycling, food waste being the main addition.
Public-Have Your Say: no comments other than on items to be discussed later in the meeting.
Declarations of Interest: Jinny and Phil on item 3. Lynne on item 7.
Notice of Planning Decisions:
091002 Proposal: Change of use and minor alteration to barn to form granny annexe and ancillary leisure space at Abbots Wick Farm, Great Wigborough – Permission Granted
091264 Proposal: Listed building application for refurbishment/re-cladding of existing barn, insertion of new glazed screens and doors and construction of new shower room. Stripping of existing roof coverings and re-covering with clay plain tiles at Moulsham Manor, Great Wigborough – Consent Granted
091285 Proposal: New conservatory at Strood Cottage, The Strood, Peldon – Permission Refused
FUL/MAL/09/00486 Proposal: Change of use of land to form Showmen’s quarters at Restawyle, Barnhall Road, Tolleshunt Knights.
Appeal against the decision by Maldon District Council to refuse this application will be heard on 15th December 09 at 10am at The Council Offices, Princes Street, Maldon and is expected to last 2 days.
101512 R S Pullen – clerk’s fee for Dec and back pay for rise from April 09 £381.61
101513 R S Pullen – metal post from Autopa for Moss Hay £108.56
101514 Suffolk Acre Services Ltd. – new annual insurance £1468.92
101515 SLCC – annual subscription £95.00
101516 Tollesbury (St Mary’s) PCC – magazine entry £55.00
101517 Salcott Village Hall – hire for 2008 £180.00
101518 T Hedger – Peldon Church green cut £40.00
101519 T Simmons – play area inspection £25.00
The next meeting will be at Salcott Village Hall on Tues 12th January 2010 at 7.30pm