Minutes 20th September 2018

Minutes of the Meeting held on Thursday 20th September 2018 at 7.15pm in Longstowe Village Hall

Present:

Cllr Barbara Cooper (Chairperson)

Cllr Will Bevan
Cllr Geoff Hemmins
Cllr Peter White

Bobbie Coe – Clerk

Also present: Cllr Mark Howell, Cllr Tumi Hawkins, Mr J. Murden.

Mr Murden raised the planning applications for external wall insulation (see 41). He would like to see an example and asked about a grant for his own house. He is concerned about the fire risk. Clerk to contact SCDC.

35 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE Cllr Ben Holland.

36 THE MINUTES OF LAST MEETING

Minutes of Wednesday 18th July 2018 were agreed and signed.

37 REPORTS FROM COUNCILLORS AND PCSO

Cllr Mark Howell (CCC) reported on a silver award from the Ministry of Defence’s employer recognition scheme for showing support to the armed forces and their families. He also reported on the latest GCSE examination results and the increases achieved; that CCC has two new ‘dragon patcher’ machines for pothole repairs; a report on the social care labour market; Looked After Children Placements; Home to School Transport and the SEN Placements budget.
Cllr Tumi Hawkins (SCDC) reported that the Local Plan has been accepted and that work will start on the next Local Plan in 2019. She also reported on the lack of infrastructure against an economic growth of 7% in our area.

38 MATTERS ARISING/TO REPORT FROM PREVIOUS MINUTES

a) S/2426/18/FL: Change of use and conversion of a disused stable block to holiday

accommodation: Wrights Farm House, High Street, Longstowe, CB23 2UN: Mr J. Crowther. Unfortunately, the wrong plans were sent. As the plans are the same as S/2931/17/FL (2017: 37), the Parish Council supported the application.

b) S2866/18/VC: Cambridge Gliding Club: Variation of Conditions: the Parish Council repeated its concerns.
c) CCC Highways Report 00298371 has been closed, work should be completed by November (entrance to St John’s Farm). This work was then cancelled!
d) Anglian Water (55254527): the new manhole covers still rattle.

e) Correspondence received: BPHA: Affordable Housing Provision: Council guidance will be requested.

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

40 FINANCE

a) ICO: Data Protection fee (Z812435X): £40 (£35 by DD) due on 20/10/2018.

b) CAPALC: GDPR Invoice: £25.

c) Clerk’s pay + expenses: £501.00; HMRC: £122.20.

20th September 2018

41 TO CONSIDER PLANNING APPLICATIONS RECEIVED

a) S/3068/18/FL: External wall installation: 43 High Street, Longstowe: SCDC: supported but concerned about fire risk.
b) S/3069/18/FL: External wall installation: 41 High Street, Longstowe: SCDC: supported but concerned about fire risk.
c) S/3070/18/FL: External wall installation: 37 High Street, Longstowe: SCDC: supported but concerned about fire risk.

42 TO CONSIDER OTHER MATTERS

a) Cllr Cooper reported on a meeting about the East–West Transport Corridor.

43 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.

44 SKYLARK – TO CONSIDER ANY EDITORIAL ISSUES

a) The reduction in numbers was the Editor’s decision based on leftover copies. Reinstate 115 copies, extra to go to Peter White for further distribution.

b) CCC: possible advertising article on “Stretch and Challenge Exercise Campaign” (1/2 page, £20).

45 DATE OF NEXT MEETING

Thursday 18th October 2018 at 7.15pm