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july 2011

PC Agenda 12th July 2011


Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

A meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council will be held at Peldon Village Hall at 7.30pm on Tuesday 12th July 2011.

Apologies for absence:

Minutes of the last meeting

Borough Councillors

Public-Have Your Say

Declarations of Interest

Items for Discussion

1. Reports from Parish Councillors having taken a special interest in:

    ?  Accounts and Finances

    ?  Communications

    ?  Playgrounds (see item 5)

    2. Training

      ? Discussion on courses that are available at Great Dunmow in the next few months and reminder for councillors attending the Essex Broadband Conference 18th July

      1st Decision required: What courses and taken by whom do we feel are important

      2nd Decision required: Do we wish to take up the offer and cost of EALC courses carried out locally?

      3. Salcott Meadow/Creek

        ?  Report on action to date and correspondence received from authoritative bodies so far re suggestions of fencing along the creek edge

        Decision required: Any further action we feel necessary at this time?

        4. Police

          ?  Reports for crimes for the last two months and news that NAPS meetings will cease as they were thought to be of little use as we all have a good relationship with our officers

          Decision required: Any crimes we feel we should report?

          5. Playgrounds and Salcott meadow grass cutting

            ?  Report on both playgrounds and progress to date on work at Salcott playground

            Decision required: Any further jobs that need doing now?

            Decision required: Do we need to make adjustments as to how and when the grass is cut?

            6. Declaration of Acceptance of Office book

              ?  The old book started in 1972 is full

              Decision required: Do we wish to purchase a new book with double the number of entries for £105 or increase the life of the old book?

              7. Rural Community Council of Essex – yearly membership of £55

              8. Bus stop at Peldon

              9. Wigboroughs Village Hall

              10. Abberton Reservoir Liaison Meeting

              11. Spending – some retrospectively

              12. Actions and Reminders List

                • 1st decision required: Do we feel we are getting something out of this?
                • 2nd decision required: Do we wish to join again for another year?
                • Discussion on whether we should accept the offer of a shelter at this bus stop
                • Decision required: Should we decline the offer and just request a post with timetable?
                • Report on meeting of the new Management Committee and our handing over to them of grant money (see finances) held by us
                • Report from meeting attended
                • To agree spending as per attached sheet
                • Decisions required: Do we wish to change the way we agree on mid- meeting spending when it is felt to be necessary?
                • Update


                • EALC County Update June 2011 including courses
                • Victim Support appeal for contribution
                • Magnox Ltd. – Bradwell Site – update meeting at MICA Centre, West Mersea, Monday 11th July 2011 at 7pm.
                • RCCE Annual Review and Financial Statement
                • ECC Making the Links July 2011


                111082 Proposal: Removal of existing conservatory and replace with extension to existing kitchen. Side extension to include new side entrance and boot room. Replacement of existing windows to part north elevation. Erection of new rear all glass extension at New Hall, Copt Lane, Little Wigborough

                111083 Proposal: Listed building application as above

                111119 Proposal: Omission of previously approved conservatory (ref F/COL/07/0072) and replace with single storey rear/side extension

                111120 Proposal: Listed building application as above

                Notice of Planning Decisions:

                110636 Proposal: Erection of 50cm freesat dish on chimney facing east, top to be less than 60cm above ridge of roof. Resubmission of 110185 at Sampton Wick Wigborough Road, Peldon – Permission Granted


                101611 – St Mary’s the Virgin, Peldon PCC – churchyard upkeep                           £200.00

                101612 – Gt & Lt Wigborough PCC – churchyards upkeep                                   £400.00

                101613 – Salcott PCC – churchyard upkeep                                                       £200.00

                101614 – Gt & Lt Wigborough Village Hall – remainder of grant                           £4635.63

                101615 – R S Pullen – clerk’s fee for July                                                           £353.53

                101616 – G B Sport & Leisure – swing seats                                                         £82.80

                The next meeting will be held at Salcott Village Hall on Tues 13th September 2011 at 7.30pm


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