Minutes 17th January 2019

Minutes of the Meeting held on Thursday 17th January 2019 at 7.15pm in Longstowe Village Hall

Present:

Cllr Barbara Cooper (Chairperson)

Cllr Will Bevan
Cllr Geoff Hemmins
Cllr Ben Holland
Cllr Peter White
Bobbie Coe – Clerk

Also present: Cllr Tumi Hawkins (SCDC), Cllr Mark Howell (CCC), Mrs C. White.

79 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

80 THE MINUTES OF LAST MEETING

Minutes of Wednesday 19th December 2018 were agreed and signed.

81 REPORTS FROM COUNCILLORS AND PCSO

Cllr Tumi Hawkins (SCDC) reported on the housing strategy in the next local plan (with Cambridge City). Various needs were noted such as downsizing and young people unable to afford to buy or rent. Cllrs to inform SCDC of any village needs (responses by 25/01/19). SCDC are also buying houses to add to their stock. Planning: Cambridge northern fringe: Anglain Waterworks may be moved within SCDC with funds from Central Government. Transport: Cambourne to Cambridge busway consultation on Phase 2 (Madingly Mulch to Cambourne) in February; Phase 1 goes through Coton. SCDC intends to be carbon neutral by 2050.
It was reported to Cllr Hawkins that there is space for two more bungalows in Rushbrook Close.
We were informed that the grant for a speed sign (information from Caxton PC) should be sent to SCDC and information on the type of speed sign should be sent to CCC.

Cllr Mark Howell (CCC) reported on Child and Family Centres; pot holes (filling >1,000 per week); the guided bus and a speed restriction; scams in general and specifically on the TV licence, telephone, and the tax office. He also reported on CCC finances. He is also trying to set up a meeting regarding the trees in Rushbrook Close.

82 MATTERS ARISING/TO REPORT FROM PREVIOUS MINUTES

a) S/4290/18/FL: 3 Kingston Wood Farm Cottages, Old North Road, Kingston,

Royston, Cambs, SG8 0AN: Proposed replacement dwelling. Permission granted.

b) Longstowe Reading Room Trust: Longstowe Parochial Church Council has also agreed to accept its share of these funds.

83 MEMBERS’ DECLARATION OF INTEREST FOR ITEMS ON THE AGENDA None received.

84 FINANCE

a) Longstowe bus shelters: cleaning and materials: Mr M Murden: £115.00.

b) Victoire Press Ltd: The Skylark: January 2019: £59.00.

c) BT wayleave: received £10.

d) Skylark advert: received £10.

17th January 2019

85 TO CONSIDER PLANNING APPLICATIONS RECEIVED

a) S/4671/18/FL: 58 Old North Road, Longstowe: Mr Busby: Erection of two storey rear extension and front porch. This was supported.

86 TO CONSIDER OTHER MATTERS

a) Village Hall: internet connection: Clerk to report at the next meeting.

b) Longstowe website: Clerk to report at the next meeting.

c) Position of Clerk: advert in next Skylark (and send to CAPALC).

87 CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED

A list of correspondence received is printed in the Agenda which is placed on the notice boards and on the web page prior to the Parish Council meeting; details are available from the Clerk.

From: Cllr Mark Howell: Information on A428 dualling Caxton to Black Cat (circulated).

88 SKYLARK – TO CONSIDER ANY EDITORIAL ISSUES

89 DATE OF NEXT MEETING

Thursday 21st February 2019 at 7.15pm