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PC Agenda 11th April 2017


Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

A meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council will be held at Salcott Village Hall 7.30pm on Tuesday 11th April 2017 to which the Councillors are summoned to attend.

Apologies for absence:

Minutes of the last meeting:

Zone Warden Report:

County and Borough Councillor Reports:

Public-Have Your Say:

Declarations of Interest:

Items for Discussion

1.  Changes to the Waste Collection Service

  • CBC Zone Warden in attendance to explain changes beginning in June

2.  Playgrounds and Playing Fields

  • Reports on both play areas and fields
  • Decision required: Any matters that require attention?

3.  Virley Brook Flood Modelling Study

  • Requirement to request all residents to keep Salcott creek free of all debris

4.  Parish Council Communications discussion

  • Decisions required: How does/should the PC communicate with residents?  Is the website still fit for purpose?  What should its purpose be?  Is it due for redesign?  Is the e-mail service still useful?  Can we streamline it better?  Should we be making use of Facebook? 

5.  CBC Planning Skills Training and Clerk’s Information Session

  • Reports including particular points of interest

6.  To note updates to PC’s Register of Members Interests

7.  Actions and Reminder List – update


  • ECC Highways – to inform of its rejection to the request for removal of highways rights on land near to Rowses Farm
  • Future Road Closures
  • Emails with regard to objecting to planning application 170502 at land adjacent to Games Farmhouse
  • Natural England – England Coast Path Proposals – Maldon to Salcott
  • Police Conference at EALC offices on Wed 7th June 10am-3pm
  • New Detective Inspector at Colchester CID for serious crime incidents

Planning Decisions:

163198 Proposal: Single storey rear extension and alterations to ground floor. Provision of new window to west elevation of lounge at Plovers, Mersea Road, Peldon – Approve Conditional


101920 T J Simmons-play insp, grass cuts, fence erection, notice board repairs £1,235.00
101921 Essex Wildlife Trust – meeting room hire £96.00
101922 R S Pullen – clerk’s office expenses – light, heat, etc £250.00
101923 R S Pullen – clerk’s salary – April £426.82

The next meeting will be on Tues 9th May 2017 at 7.30pm at Abbotts Hall Farm, Great Wigborough which will also commence with the Annual Parish Assembly Meeting.