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Halstead Town Council

Agenda

 

Time: 8.30pm
Day: Monday
Date: 14th August 2017
Venue:

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

HALSTEAD CO9 1ET

Tel: 01787 476480
THE PUBLIC MAY ATTEND THIS MEETING  

Membership:

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

This meeting will take place immediately after the Full Council meeting called for 14th August 2017

Members of the Council are summonsed 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. a) Public Question Time.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.

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

17/01432/FUL - Halstead Police Station, Trinity Street Halstead, CO9 1JG -

Change of use from Halstead's Police Station ~(Sui Generis) to 5 residential apartments (C3)

17/01472/FUL - 10 Mount Hill, Halstead, CO9 1AF - Erection of two storey side and rear extension,

17/01473/FUL - 73 Windmill road, Halstead, CO9 1LN - Erection of two storey side extension.

17/01456/FUL - 15 Evans Court, Halstead, CO9 2GE - Retention of trellis to an existing brick wall

5.    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     9 August 2017

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What is the fundamental of Essex DaRT?  

DaRT means demand responsive or Dial and Ride Transport.  It is formed of a number of minibus vehicles, typically accommodating between 8 and 16 passengers. These minibuses operate a range of bus services serving rural communities where conventional buses are not viable operations. They differ from normal bus services, in that they are totally flexible and can divert on and off route to collect and drop off passengers within their operating area. DaRT works by grouping bookings together to make it viable. It is not a taxi service, as there must be sufficient volume of passengers with similar itineraries. Most DaRT work, is former bus routes, and group bookings.  But unlike a large bus, DaRT only needs three or four passengers to make a group booking. And, when not operating a timetabled bus route or group booking, vehicles may be available for individual runs where no alternative transport is available. DaRT operates between 0600 and 2000 Mondays to Saturdays inclusive.

Also, unlike a conventional bus, you need to book your seat, and register as a customer, at least two hours in advance of travel, and can book up to three months in advance of travel. But, if you travel regularly, you do not need to book every single time you travel, as you can make a regular booking which lasts for three months.

To get more information download a leaflet from here  pdf small visit the Essex DaRT site here: pdf small or call Essex DaRT on 01621 874411.  

  • DaRT 3
    • Dart 3 operates in North East Braintree and takes passengers from Alphamstone, Ashen, Belchamp Otten, Belchamp St. Paul, Belchamp Walter, Birdbrook, Borley, Bulmer, Bures Hamlet, Colne Engaine, Earls Colne, Foxearth, Great Henny, Great Yeldham, Greenstead Green. Halstead Town, Lamarsh, Liston, Little Henny, Little Yeldham, Middleton, Ovington, Pebmarsh, Pentlow, Ridgewell, Stambourne, Steeple Bumpstead, Tilbury Juxta Clare, Toppesfield, Twinstead, Wickham St. Paul and White Colne to Haverhill, Sudbury and Halstead.
    • DaRT 3 Additional Areas  – Bulmer, Gestingthorpe, Great Maplestead, Little Maplestead, Pebmarsh, Wickham St Paul have a new flexible service to Sudbury and Halstead.  This replaces the Services 11/12/13 operated by Regal Busways from 29 August 2017  

The New timetable for the bus to Sudbury from 29 August 2017 can be downloaded from here pdf small

 

 

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