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PC Agenda 12th April 2016

Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

A meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council will be held at Abbotts Hall Farm, Great Wigborough at 7.30pm on Tuesday 12th April 2016 to which the Councillors are summoned to attend.

Apologies for absence:

Minutes of the last meeting – to be confirmed as a true record of the meeting including the correction that Beverley McClean’s presentation took place before the meeting was declared open.

Zone Wardens Report

Borough and County Councillors

Public-Have Your Say

Declarations of Interest

Items for Discussion

 1.   Speed Survey Results

  • Decision required: Do we wish to put these out on the website, email service etc?
  • Decision required: What action should we take now?

2.   Playgrounds and Playing Fields

  • Reports on both play areas and fields
  • Any work completed or ongoing that needs discussing
  • To confirm agreement for the cost of £80 for topsoil for Moss Hay.
  • Decision required: Is there anything that needs immediate attention?

3.   Peldon Parish Councillor Vacancy

  • To proceed with the process to fill the vacancy

4.   Standing Orders and Transparency Code Working Party

  • An update on progress with rationalising our Standing Orders and other regulatory documents

5.   Churchyards Donations

  • Decision required: Do we wish to donate the usual amount of £200 per churchyard (4 churches) again this year?

6.   Rural Planning Review- Call for Evidence

  • How the planning system can further support sustainable rural life
  • Decision required: Do we wish complete the survey and if so how?

7.   Local Plan

  • To note timetable from Andrew
  • Decision required: How should we reply to CBC re: changing village boundaries?

8.   Actions and Reminders List – update including website information


  • Letter from Mrs Whybrow re PC vacancy (replied)
  • TCV (The Conservation Volunteers) work available at a cost
  • Natural England – Consultation re proposal to extend the Outer Thames Estuary Protection Area – online survey until 21st April 2016
  • ECC Devolution Newsletter
  • CBC – planning and hosting Community Days of Action to tackle local issues – bids up to 31st May 2016
  • Essex Community Messaging – requesting Victim Support Volunteers
  • ECC Replacement Waste Local Plan – comments by 14th April 2016
  • LCLC Bradwell Communications – meetings 26th April at Bradwell and 27th April at West Mersea.
  • New Barn, Church Road, Peldon – acquisition of pond
  • EALC Bulletins
  • ECC Making the Links

Planning Applications:

160605 Proposal: New grain store to store grain to 4m at New Potts Farm, Lower Road, Peldon
160718 Proposal: single storey extension to contain new kitchen and dining area at Mistletoe Cottage, Maldon Road, Great Wigborough

Planning Decisions:

152799 Proposal: Erection of detached one a half storey 4 bedroom dwelling with single storey utility room and garage, landscaping and access at Salcott Cottages, The Street, Salcott – Approve Conditional


101876 R S Pullen – Clerk’s salary April £375.65
101877 R S Pullen – office expenses – heat, light, etc. £250.00
101878 R S Pullen – expenses – paper, ink, petrol, etc. £178.34
101879 Essex Wildlife Trust – room hire £96.00
101880 Mr J Walker – top soil for Moss Hay £79.38

The next meeting will be on Tues 10th May 2016 at 7.30pm at Peldon Village Hall which will also commence with the Annual Parish Assembly Meeting.