2013 July 30

REPORT OF THE PUBLIC PARTICIPATION AT THE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY 30 JULY 2013 IN THE QUEEN ELIZABETH HALL

PRESENT: Cllrs. S. Cole (Chair), G. Paterson, C. Rance, J. Bacon, R. Barrett, M. Smith, S. Henderson.

1: APOLOGIES /2: NON ATTENDANCE: 1: Cllr. O’Hara (holiday), PCSO Campbell (now WPC); 2: Cllr. Harris.

ALSO PRESENT: 3 Members of the Public, County Cllr. Timewell (last part of meeting).

Clerk: Mrs. J. Gardner.

PCSO CAMPBELL:PCSO Campbell did send the crime report by email, which has been forwarded to the Cllrs. She now is a WPC; no information about her replacement was available.
HANDYMAN:Mr. Chapman informed all present that M. Williams Digger Hire had levelled the car park and C. Bird Ltd provided the gravel, both companies were thanked by Mr. Chapman.He did check the play equipment after the intense use during the Festival and it has stood up well over the weekend.He complimented the Festival for a very good weekend.

Mr. Chapman asked for a container to be delivered to remove debris from the clearance of the playing field by the Community Payback

Planning: Standing Orders were briefly suspended to allow applicant to speak. For decision see minutes item:

The member of the public indicated he may do short term let (6 mths) for the premises for which he now seeks permission for permanent use rather than holiday let. He also said that an extra 8 car parking places will be established for the premises, although no information was submitted about this, if permanent use will be granted.

It was explained that part of the frontage of The White Lady is ancient Highway. It will now remain open to the Public.

2 Members of the Public left the meeting after the decision was made.

COUNTY / DISTRICT COUNCILLOR:County Cllr. Timewell: apologised for being late. Cllr. Henderson asked him how serious County Council members will treat the consultation about RAF Coltishall.Cllr. Timewell said it would be treated very seriously, because of the money already spent on it. It appears no business plan was available, but a contract of employment will be signed in due course.
CORRESPONDENCE:Certificate from Norfolk Playing Fields Association; Clerks & Councils Direct; Dudgeon Offshore Wind Form newsletter.

Public Participation finished at 19.40.

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE PLANNING SUBCOMMITTEE HELD ON       TUESDAY 30 JULY 2013 AT THE QUEEN ELIZABETH HALL,

PRESENT: Cllrs. R. Barrett (Chair), G. Paterson, S. Henderson.

1: APOLOGIES /2: NON ATTENDANCE: 2: Cllr. Harris

ALSO PRESENT: 4 Councillors, 3 Members of the Public.                     Clerk: Mrs. J. Gardner.

TO CONSIDER RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING PLANNING  APPLICATIONS:Ref.: PF/13/0791: Removal of conditions 3, 4 & 5 of PP ref. 12/1032 to permit permanent residential occupation andRef.: PF/13/0792: Removal of conditions 3, 4 & 5 of PP ref. 11/1278 to perminent permanent residential occupation and variation of condition 2 to permit retention of access from Front Street, both at The White Lady, Front Street:Resolution of the Subcommittee:: to recommend to object to these applications because: despite the approval for holiday accommodation, it was considered an overdevelopment of the site if used permanently; the Council expressed concerns about the lack of outdoor amenity space, especially as they are family size dwellings; vent pipes are situated on the back of the dwellings, adjoining a consecrated area; no information about car parking spaces for permanent use has been submitted

Part of Ruin Road is ancient highways according to correspondence from NCC (‘84).

For decision see item: 13.043A2a and b.

Ref.: PF/13/0860: Worstead Day Care Centre, Meeting Hill Road, Meeting Hill: Erection of summerhouse/cabin.

Because of delays this was discussed during the full Council Meeting.

MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY 30 JULY 2013 AT THE QUEEN ELIZABETH HALL, WORSTEAD

PRESENT: Cllrs. S. Cole (Chair), G. Paterson, C. Rance, J. Bacon, R. Barrett, M. Smith, S. Henderson.

1: APOLOGIES /2: NON ATTENDANCE: 1: Cllr. O’Hara, (holiday), PCSO Campbell (now WPC); 2: Cllr. Harris

ALSO PRESENT: 3 Members of the Public, County Cllr. Timewell (last part of meeting).

Clerk: Mrs. J. Gardner.

ACCEPTANCE OF THE APOLOGIES:  Cllr. O’Hara’s apology was accepted, no information was available from Cllr. HarrisTO CONSIDER  AND RESOLVE WHETHER TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE MONTHLY MEETING HELD ON 25 JUNE.2013: Proposal by Cllr. Barrett: to accept the minutes as a true record, seconded by Cllr. Paterson, all agreed.Resolution: The minutes were accepted as a true record and duly signed by Chairman Cole.TO MAKE DECLARATION OF INTEREST IN ITEMS ON THE AGENDA, if any: None
MATTERS ARISING from the minutes of previous meetings: (for information only): None.
FINANCES:TO CONSIDER APPROVAL OF STATEMENT OF ACCOUNT : Proposed by Cllr. Bacon: accept the Statement, seconded by Cllr. Rance, all agreed.TO CONSIDER AND RESOLVE WHETHER TO MAKE THE FOLLOWING PAYMENTS:

1: North Norfolk district Council: emptying dog bins: £468.00+VAT £ 93.60 = £ 561.60

2: MBS Group: Ida Watts Award: £  31.34+VAT £   6.27 = £   37.61

3: L&M Gardening Services: April/June graveyard maintenance: £ 765.00

Resolution: All three were accepted for payment.

TO CONSIDER AND RESOLVE WHETHER TO ALLOW £150.00 PETTY CASH: Resolution: All agreed to allow for £150.00 petty cash.

TO CONSIDER AND RESOLVE WHETHER TO TRANSFER  £1,500.00 FROM BUSINESS RATE TRACKER  TO COMMUNITY ACCOUNT TO AVOID CHARGES: Resolution: The transfer was accepted and signed.

FINANCIAL CORRESPONDENCE:

– North Norfolk District Council: rem. advice glass recycling: £291.74; –  HMRC: Reminder PAYE Information; – Mazars: Approval E.o.Y. accounts without comments.

SUBCOMMITTEES:Planning: (Cllrs. Harris, Barrett, Paterson and Henderson):TO CONSIDER COMMENTS ON PLANNING APPLICATIONS, RECEIVED BETWEEN MEETINGS, IF ANYRef.: PF/13/0762: Lavenders, 1 Cubitts Yard: Erection of first floor extension: seen by all Commt members: 1 objection, 3 no objection or comment)

Resolution: no objection or comment.

TO CONSIDER AND RESOLVE WETHER TO ACCEPT RECOMMENDATIONS FROM PLANNING SUBCOMMITTEE FOR:

Ref: PF/13/0791: Removal of conditions 3, 4 & 5 of Planning Permission ref.: 12/1032 to permit permanent residential occupation and Ref: PF/13/0792: Removal of conditions 3, 4 & 5 of Planning Permission ref. 11/1278 to permit residential occupation and variation of condition 2 to permit retention of access from Front Street, both at The White Lady, Front Street.

Resolution: it was agreed to accept the Subcommittee’s recommendations: to object to these applications because: despite the approval for holiday accommodation, it was considered an overdevelopment of the site if used permanently; the Council expressed concerns about the lack of outdoor amenity space, especially as they are family size dwellings; vent pipes are situated on the back of the dwellings, adjoining a consecrated area; no information about car parking spaces for permanent use has been submitted

Part of Ruin Road is ancient highways according to correspondence from NCC (‘84).

 

Ref: PF/13/0860: Worstead Day Car Centre, Meeting Hill Road, Meeting Hill: Erection of summerhouse / cabin.

Resolution: it was agreed to have no comment of objection.

 

DECISION NOTICES: PERMISSION/CONSENT: from NNDC

Ref. PF/13/0463 and LA/13/0464: The White Lady, Front Street: Construction of rear terrace (revised design).

DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE: 04.07.13 (received after the event, sent to Swanton Abbott): Ref.: PF/13/0408: Damson-Lea, Honing Road, Lyngate: Removal of cond.2 of PP Ref.-3/322 to permit permanent residential occupation. AGAIN before Committee 01.08.2013.

ENFORCEMENT:

Land at Worstead Station, Station Road: Storage of agricultural vehicles on land. This land is not for storage and should be cleared by 15.08.2013.

 Leisure and Recreation: (Cllrs. Rance and Barrett).

Cllr. Barrett had nothing to report. There is no information whether the inspection has taken place. The noise from the skier has been resolved

Highways: (Cllrs. O’Hara, Bacon and Henderson):

Lorries through village: Heinz had been contacted about the number of lorries coming through the village. They did respond immediately by sending an email to their suppliers telling them to avoid the village. A thank you letter will be sent. 

Queen Elizabeth Hall: (Cllr. Harris):

Bicycle Rack: Is in progress.

Notice Board: Chairman Cole has had problems contacting the person who promised to make one. Chairman Cole will follow this up again.

PROGRESS REPORTS / CONSIDERATION/RESOLUTION OF ISSUES RAISED FROM THE FOLLOWING: PUBLIC RIGHT OF WAY FOR RUIN ROAD: Resolve whether to continue with this or put on hold:Resolution: The Clerk is happy to continue with this and contact Land Registry and get up to date statements with maps. It was agreed to pursue this matter.

SALT BINS:

Resolution: Clerk to contact Highways about the location of the bins for Briggate and Sandy Hills and move the one in Max Carter Close, after which two can be purchased.

1: CHURCH IMPROVEMENTS AND 2: GRAVEYARD EXTENSION:

1: Clerk to contact Treasurer about the improvements to the kitchenette and the installation of a toilet.

2: Cllr. Henderson reported that further information for Highways will be submitted.

 

CHANGES TO GLASS BANK AND RECYCLING CREDITS:

Resolution: The Council would like to continue with the bottle banks to raise funds for local Charities.

Clerk will contact companies to find out about their charges to collect the glass.

MATTERS FOR DISCUSSION: (for information only): Extension of Playing Field into Mill Hill:Cllr. Barrett was approached by a member of Worstead Wolves Youth FC Committee to see whether the playing field could be extended into Mill Hill. The owner of both the playing field and Mill Hill informed all present he had been approached before for a senior team. At present there are no plans to make changes.

Signage for car parking at the Queen Elizabeth Hall:

There are no signs in the village to the Queen Elizabeth hall or the car park. Clerk will contact Smallburgh Village Hall to see who made their sign for the Village Hall and get a quote.

ITEMS FOR NEXT AGENDA: (TUESDAY 10 SEPTEMBER 2013 7.30pm)

– Public right of Way Ruin Road; – Heritage Fund for WWI; – Salt Bins; – Church improvements and graveyard; – Glass recycling.

Meeting finished at 20.35

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