Council Minutes - March 2019


Meeting held on 6th March 2019 at The Bridge Inn, Halford at 7.30 p.m.
Meeting closed 8.00p.m.
Cllrs Abernethy, Lewis, Sloan and Gale (Chair)
County Councillor Izzi Seccombe
Plus 2 members of the public
Clerk: Karen Parnell

1. Apologies
Cllr Sarah Whalley and District Councillor Penny Anne ODonnell

2. Declaration of Interests Councillors are asked to declare personal interests in any items on the agenda. Councillors are reminded that the code of conduct that took effect from 2018 provides that should they have a prejudicial interest in any matter under discussion, they should withdraw from the room and not seek to influence a decision about the matter.

3. Approval of minutes of meeting held on the 2nd of January 2019
Minutes having been circulated were confirmed as an accurate record of the meeting in January 2019 and were duly signed by the Chairman.

4. Democratic 15 minutes
Volunteering opportunities locally for a young resident as part of the Duke of Edinburgh Awards Scheme were discussed. Tidying the village was suggested as was possibly planting bulbs. The chairman will liaise with the resident with the support of the PC.

Information was provided regarding a planning application due to be submitted by a resident in the near future.

5. Matters arising

A) Traffic calming through Halford
Signs and road markings are in place. One sign is missing and will be progress chased. The road markings were expected to cover a greater area.
Crash barriers on the bridge will be implemented in the near future.

B) Village maintenance issues
Drains have been cleared and signage facilitated.

C) To confirm arrangements for the Parish Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Parish Council
8th May 2019 at 6.00pm (At Halford Village Hall) To incorporate the Parish Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Council.

6. Planning
Application(s) reference: 18/03584/ADV
Proposed : Signage scheme; New individual gold leaf lettering / relocated illuminated swing sign / new illuminated menu case / replacement post signs & amenity boards. New car park disclaimer signs.
At : The Halford , Fosse Way, Halford, CV36 5BN
For : Cresswell

Application(s) reference: 19/00311/FUL
Proposed : Householder application for the erection of a two storey side extension, porch and improvements.
At : 3 Old Pound Cottages, Halford, Shipston-on-Stour, CV36 5DB
For : Mr & Mrs Hart

7. Finance:
Karen Parnell 450.00 (Salary/Expenses) Japonica Pride 22.50

8. Correspondence None

Date of next meeting: 8th May 2019 at 6.00pm (At Halford Village Hall) To incorporate the Parish Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Council.

Meeting closed 8.00pm

Signed: 8th May 2019 Nick Gale Chairman