Halstead Town Council



Time: 7.15pm
Day: Monday
Date: 12th February 2018

Queen's Hall, Chipping Hill, 

Halstead CO9 2BY

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 A Pell

Councillor Mrs E Penn

Councillor M Radley

Councillor Mrs J Sutton

Councillor G Warren

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

1.  Apologies for Absence and approval of apologies

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

 b) Presentation by Stephen Wenlock, District Landscape Architect BDC on Ramsey Recreation Ground

c) Brief presentation on behalf of Barratt Housin gon reserved matters at Oak Road by Isobel Morris and Joel Fayers

4.  Minutes.  To approve the minutes of the Council meeting held on 15th January 2018

5. a) 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 - report attached here

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

18/00034/FUL - Pegasus, Chapel Hill, Halstead, CO9 1JP - Erection of two storey rear extension and front porch.

18/00065/FUL - 4 Abels Road, Halstead, CO9 1EN - Extension of the existing flat roofed dormer to allow a shower room to be constructed within the existing first floor landing.

18/00054/FUL & 18/00055/LBC - 59-61 High Street, Halstead, CO9 2JD - Refurbishment and conversion of upper two floors to provide cellular office accommodate with associated facilities

18/00026/FUL - Land Adjacent 85 Colchester Road, Halstead, CO9 2ER - Erection of 4 no. dwellings and associated works - amendment to Terrace A following grant of planning permission reference no. 17/00638/FUL

18/00122/FUL - 24A White Horse Avenue, Halstead, CO9 1AH - Erection of single storey rear conservatory

18/00174/FUL - 8 Bronze Court, Parsonage Street, Halstead, CO9 2GY - Proposed single storey detached garden store.

6.  Mayors Appointments and Announcements - report attached here

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 attached here

  b) List of Payments to be approved - report attached here    

 8.    Community Hall – verbal report

 9.    Youth – verbal report

10.   District Councillors  - verbal update

11.    Free car parking for armed forces day 30 June – report attached here

12.   Specials for Halstead – report attached here

13.  Open day/Evening for Queens Hall – report attached here

14   Town Plan – verbal update

15.  Data protection – report attached here

16. Infrastructure – report attached here

17. Fingerposts in churchyard indicating museum and council offices - report attached here

18.  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”.

19.  Civic awards

S Greatorex

Town Clerk 

05 February 2018