NOTICE OF A MEETING OF
BARTON-LE-CLAY PARISH COUNCIL
Monday 12th February 2024, at the Village Hall, Hexton Road, Barton-le-Clay, at 7.30pm
23/448 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Schedule 12 of the Local Government Act 1972 requires a record be kept of the Members present and that this record forms part of the minutes of the meeting. Members who cannot attend a meeting should tender apologies to the Clerk.
23/449 SPECIFIC DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
Under the Localisms Act 2011 (Sections 26-37 and Schedule 4) and in accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct, Members are required to declare any interests which are not currently entered in the Member’s Register of Interests or if he/she has not notified the Monitoring Officer of any such interest.
Members are invited to make written requests for Dispensations which should be submitted to the Chairman prior to the meeting.
23/450 POLICE REPORTS
450.1 To acknowledge receipt of Crime Statistics for December 2023
23/451 PUBLIC QUESTION TIME
451.1 Members of the public may put questions to the Council at this point of the meeting.
23/452 CENTRAL BEDFORDSHIRE WARD COUNCILLOR REPORT
452.1 To receive written or verbal report from Cllrs French or Childs.
23/453 PLANNING COMMITTEE REPORTS/UPDATE
453.1 Matters arising from previous Planning Committee not included within agenda – Information only
453.2 To receive the minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 22nd January 2024 and to consider and ratify any recommendations contained therein
453.3 Update on planning applications refused/granted – for information only
453.4 Update on Enforcement Notices
453.5 To consider new planning applications as follows:
CB/24/00163/FULL, The Poppies, Nicholls Close: Single storey side extension and new single detached garage
CB/24/00216/FULL, 67 Bedford Road: Two storey side extension
CB/24/00235/LB, 20 Bedford Road: Listed Building: Removal of existing garden door (excluding frame) and replacement of with new slim line double glazed timber door, to match existing
453.6 To approve the draft Neighbourhood Plan prior to consultation
23/454 MINUTES OF LAST MEETINGS
454.1 To receive and approve the minutes of the Full Council Meeting held on 8th January 2024
454.2 Matters arising outside of committee reports/updates – Information only
23/455 CHAIRMAN’S ANNOUNCEMENTS
455.1 Announcements as deemed appropriate by the Chairman
455.2 To confirm date for Annual Parish Meeting and Annual Meeting of the Parish Council
455.3 To acknowledge the BATPC Training Programmes for 2024 and consider any attendance requirements
23/456 POLICIES & RESOURCES COMMITTEE REPORT/UPDATE
456.1 Matters arising from previous Policies & Resources Committee not included within agenda – Information only
456.2 To receive the minutes of the Policies & Resources Committee meeting held on 15th January 2024 and to consider and ratify any recommendations contained therein
456.3 To review and adopt Annual Investment Policy 2024/25
456.4 To review and adopt the Action Plan 2024/25
456.5 To approve the February newsletter and delivery costs
456.6 Update regarding the Coronation Community Garden
456.7 To acknowledge correspondence regarding The Bull Public House
23/457 BURIAL GROUNDS COMMITTEE REPORT/UPDATE
457.1 Matters arising from previous Burial Grounds Committee not included within agenda – Information only
457.2 To receive the minutes of the Burial Ground Committee meeting held on 29th January 2024 and to consider and ratify any recommendations contained therein
457.3 To acknowledge the Burial Ground, Churchyard and War Memorial inspections
457.4 To review and adopt the Burial Ground Regulations and Fees
457.5 To consider and approve quotation for tree work in the Burial Ground
23/458 HIGHWAYS & ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE REPORT/UPDATE
458.1 Matters arising from previous Highways & Environment Committee not included within agenda –Information only
458.2 To receive the minutes of the Highways & Environment Committee meeting held on 15th January 2024 and to consider and ratify any recommendations contained therein
458.3 To acknowledge the bus shelter inspections
23/459 LEISURE COMMITTEE REPORT/UPDATE
459.1 Matters arising from previous Leisure Committee not included within agenda – Information only
459.2 To receive the minutes of the Leisure Committee meeting held on 29th January 2024 and to consider and ratify any recommendations contained therein
459.3 To acknowledge weekly Playground and Fitness Equipment Inspections
459.4 To approve the cost for repair to a gate in the children’s play area, Arnold Recreation Ground
23/460 SPORTS FIELD COMMITTEE REPORT/UPDATE
460.1 Matters arising from previous Sports Field Committee not included within agenda – information only
460.2 To receive the minutes of the Sports Committee meeting held on 29th January 2024 and to consider and ratify any recommendations contained therein
460.3 To consider request to use the Sports Field for parking
23/461 MONTHLY FINANCIAL REPORTS (as attached)
461.1 To receive and consider Balance Sheet, Income & Expenditure Account, Creditors & Debtors Reports for month 10.
23/462 APPROVAL OF PAYMENT OF ACCOUNTS (as per attached schedule).
462.1 To consider and approve payment of accounts for February as listed within the schedule or added at the meeting.
23/463 TIME ALLOCATION FOR COMMITTEE MEETING
463.1 Dates available for committee or sub-committee meetings: 19th and 26th February and 4th March
23/464 ITEMS OF AN URGENT NATURE OR FOR INCLUSION ON THE NEXT AGENDA
Items raised will be restricted to information only.
Clerk to the Council