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Councilor declaration of Interest

Disclosable Pecuniary Interests Regulation 2012 (SI 2012/1464).

150      CHAIR’S REPORT

151      MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING 

LGA 1972 Sch 12 para 41(1)

The minutes of the 5 January 2022 to be approved and signed.

152      PUBLIC SUBMISSIONS

Public Bodies (admission to meetings) Act 1960

Proposal from Jonathan Atkinson to information the Parish Council regarding the Lambourn Wellbeing Centre. https://thelambournwellbeingcentre.org.uk/ 

153      PLANNING APPLICATIONS

            Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

(Please note in planning matters the Parish Council acts as the consultee of the Principal Authority, West Berkshire Council. The Principal Authority being the deciding body).

21/03213/HOUSE + 21/03214/LBC2 – Uplands House, Upper Lambourn – Replacement of conservatory with garden room. Action VR.

21/00102/ADV – 4 The Co-operative Food, High Street, Lambourn – Application for consent to display an advertisement(s): Replace or cover existing salad window graphic. Action MBJ.

21/03070/COMIND – Mandown Farm, Unnamed Road of Maddle Road, Upper Lambourn – Creation of new al weather horse racing facilities and associated machinery store. Action VR & LL.

22/00113/HOUSE – Brigstock, Eastbury – Addition of a triple bay dormer window to first floor landing areas on the west elevation. Action MBR.

154      PLANNING CORRESPONDENCE

            21/02951/HOUSE – 22 Millfield, Lambourn – Replacement of conservatory with garden room, removal of utility room and construction of single storey extension together with new entrance porch and removal of unstable brick wall replaced with close-board fencing. Support. Increased sustainability and environmental impact.  APPROVED.

21/00223/OUTMAJ – Collingridge, 15 Oxford Street, Lambourn – Outline planning application with all matters reserved except access and layout for residential development for the use of people connected to the horse racing industry, comprising approximately 24 apartments, a Young Persons Residence and associated development. Matters to be considered: Access and Layout

Additional drawing/amended plans have been received.

Amended Flood Risk Assessment

Amended Ecological Statement

Amended Shadow Habitats Regulations Assessment

Amended Arboricultural Statement

Amended Tree Protection Plan

Amended Proposed Site Plan.

21/03030/House – 5 Newbury Road, Lambourn – Construction of detached garage.  No objection

but would like to note that the description is not accurate, this is substantially more than a double

garage. Request a tie to the main property. APPROVED.

21/02045/FUL – Land West of Four Acres Yard and South of Ermin Street, Lambourn Woodlands

Change of use of Land for siting of 1 Mobile home and 1 Touring Caravan. Objection. In breach of

Policy CS7: No easy or safe access to services or amenities. Safety concerns due to lack of

pavements, street lighting and speed of traffic. Material harm to physical and visual impact on

AONB. The work that has already commenced has materially changed and damaged the

character of the AONB. REFUSED.

155      LOCAL NEIGHBOURHOOD DEVELOPMENT PLAN

            Neighbourhood Planning Act 2017

            Update from the steering committee.

156      WESTERN AREA PLANNING MEETING CLASH

Proposal from Cllr Bulbeck Reynolds to move the monthly Full Council meetings from Wednesday evenings to Tuesday evenings to prevent clashes with the West Berkshire Council Planning meetings.

157      PATIENT PARTIPATION FEEDBACK

Cllr Jones to provide feedback

158      QUEEN JUBILEE

Proposal from Cllr Noll to discuss the Queens Platinum Jubilee celebration.

159      FLOOD FORUM REPRESENTATIVE

            Nick Spence has decided to step down off this committee as he is no longer a Parish Councillor. He has requested a Parish Councillor take on the responsibility for future meetings which are held 4 times a year.

160      MONTHLY ACCOUNTS

LGA 1972 s150 (5)

Salaries                                                                        £3922.94

February  FullCostExpenditure to dateBudget
Scofell£997.99£8,981.92£9,979.92
Countryside£799.20£6,366.76£7,992.00
Mike Billinge-Jones£14.39£1,339.98£1,500.00
SLCC£84.00£228.00£350.00
Scofell£96.00£845.00£4,950.00
West Berkshire Council (election)£300.00£450.00£600.00
West Berkshire Council (Lambourn Library)£4,262.20£0.00£4,500.00
    
Standing Orders   
Pension£817.91£7,584.80£9,814.92
Hall water£22.25-£414.86£700.00
Hall Electricity£94.00£729.51£1,200.00
S/L Electricity£533.44£4,922.81£6,000.00
BT£18.00£1,722.17£1,600.00
    

161      AMENDMENTS TO EXISITING POLICIES

Proposal to confirm acceptance of new wording following Christian Noll update to the following policies in-line with the gender-neutral legislation.

Training Policy

Delegation Scheme 

LNDP – Terms of reference

Co-Option Procedure

Complaints Procedure

Code of Conduct

Financial Regulations

CCTV Policy

162      EASTBURY VILLAGE HALL

Update from Cllr Bulbeck Reynold regarding the closure of Eastbury village hall.

163      BOSA UPDATE

Update from Cllr Noll following the BOSA meeting on 19 January 2022.

164      HALL & STREET UPDATE

Update from Hall & Street Committee

165      BEE PROTECTION

Proposal from Cllr Bulbeck Reynolds for the Parish Council to vote to write to Laura Farris (MP) in response to the January 14th approval of thiamethoxam for use by farmers in sugar beef production (which are harmful to bees).

166      PARISH CLERKS MONTHLY UPDATES

            LGA 1972 s101 Information only:

Information from the Clerks regarding matters arising over the last month.

            Hall rental invoices and enquires

            Market rental collection with thanks to Cllr Billinge-Jones for covering this owhile I was on holiday.

            On-line banking and Banking of cash and cheques

            Playground inspection

            Streetlight’s replacement Back Lane, Eastbury

            Website assistance

            CCTV maintenance No Link issues resolved remotely and CCTV request

            Public toilet lock repair follow up.

            Graffiti removal Old Cricket Field.

            BOSA meeting

            Payment runs

167      EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC TO DISCUSS STAFF

            STAFFING COMMITTEE

Update from the staffing committee.

168      ITEMS FOR FUTURE AGENDAS

Items for agenda

Clerk: Karen Wilson                                       Date: 28 January 2022

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