Halstead Town Council



Time: 7.15pm
Day: Monday
Date: 17th July 2017

Council Chambers, Town Council Offices, The Mill House, The Causeway


Tel: 01787 476480


Councillor Mrs S A Diver - Chairman

Councillor A Munday - Vice Chairman

Councillor Mrs J Allen

Councillor Mrs S Dingle

Councillor C Fox

Councillor D Gronland

Councillor D Hume

Councillor Mrs J Pell

Councillor Mrs E Penn

Councillor M Radley

Councillor Mrs J Sutton

Members of the Council are requested to attend the above Meeting to transact the following business: -

1. Apologies for Absence

2. Declarations of Interests.  To declare any ‘pecuniary, non-pecuniary or    other pecuniary’’ interests relating to items on the agenda having regard to the Code of Conduct for Members and having taken appropriate advice (where necessary) before the meeting.

3. Public Question Time. a) A maximum period of 10 minutes to allow members of the public to ask questions or to make statements, and for Councillors with ‘pecuniary, non-pecuniary or other pecuniary’ interests under the code of conduct for Members to make statements.         

b) Presentation by Superintendent Trevor Roe Essex Police

4. Minutes.  To approve the minutes of the Council meeting held on 23rd May 2016 and 13th June 2016.

5. Planning Applications.   Dealt with by the Planning Committee.  ALL MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL ARE MEMBERS OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE.  Chair of Planning - Councillor D Hume –

The following Planning Applications, which were received  and circulated electronically, are to be considered at the Council meeting.

17/01028/FUL - Bartholomew House, Colchester Road, Halstead, CO9 2EA - Change of use from D1 to C3 Residential.  (Pending extension)

17/01079/FUL - 15 Evans Court, Halstead, CO9 2GE - Retention of fence.  (Pending extension)

17/00195/TPOCON  Proposal: Bull Hotel Bridge Street Halstead Essex CO9 1HU - Notice of intent to carry out works to trees in a Conservation Area Re-pollard  3 Lime trees to previous pollard points and pollard another Lime to 7metres and prune basal growth

6. Mayors Appointments and Announcements - report available

7. Finance.  Dealt with by the Finance Committee.  ALL MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL ARE MEMBERS OF THE FINANCE COMMITTEE.  Chair of Finance – Councillor M Radley

      a) Finance.  – report will be available at the meeting

      b) List of Payments to be approved - report will be available at the meeting

8.  Community Hall – verbal update

9.   Youth – verbal update

10.  District Councillors  - report will be available at the meeting

11.  Policy on intangible risks – report available

12.  Request for enforcement of speed limit on Colchester Road – report available

13.  Christmas parties organised jointly by Halstead Town Council and the outing couriers – report available

14. Naming of street in new development – report attached

15. Request from the History Society relating to the move to Queens Hall – report attached

16. Meeting arranged for 23 April 2018 – report attached

17.  Exclusion of Public and Press.

To give consideration to adopting the following resolution: - “That  in view of the confidential nature of the business about to be transacted and pursuant to the provisions of section 1(2)-of the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960, as amended, the public and the press be temporarily excluded from the meeting”.

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Sarah Greatorex Town Clerk 10/7/117



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