NOTICE OF A MEETING OF
BARTON-LE-CLAY PARISH COUNCIL
Monday 8th January 2024, at the Village Hall, Hexton Road, Barton-le-Clay, at 7.30pm
23/372 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.
23/373 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.
23/374 POLICE REPORTS
374.1 To acknowledge receipt of Crime Statistics for November 2023
374.2 To acknowledge the PCC consultation on the Police Budget for 2024/25 and consider any response
23/375 PUBLIC QUESTION TIME
375.1 Members of the public may put questions to the Council at this point of the meeting.
23/376 CENTRAL BEDFORDSHIRE WARD COUNCILLOR REPORT
376.1 To receive written or verbal report from Cllrs French or Childs.
23/377 PLANNING COMMITTEE REPORTS/UPDATE
377.1 Matters arising from previous Planning Committee not included within agenda – Information only
377.2 Update on planning applications refused/granted – for information only
377.3 Update on Enforcement Notices
377.4 To consider new planning applications as follows:
CB/23/03920/FULL, 15 Harold Road: Second storey side extension and front porch
CB/23/03953/FULL, 2 Harold Road: Proposed two storey front extension
CB/23/02822/FULL, 67 Norman Road: Erection of a front garage extension. Retrospective
CB/TCA/23/00174, The Bury, Church Road: Works to trees within a Conservation Area: Removal of decaying Horse Chestnut Trees T1 and T2. Reduce the retrenching dead leader on Thuja T3 down to ‘live/green’ growth
CB/TRE/23/00613, 62 Manor Road: Works to trees protected by Tree Preservation Order SB/TPO/94/00002/G7: Reduce the crowns of the two Sycamore trees (show by green circles) by approx. 2-3 feet below the previous reduction points
CB/23/04126/FULL, 142 Osborn Road: Single storey rear extension with rooflights
377.5 Update from the Neighbourhood Plan Steering Committee meeting on 18th December
23/378 MINUTES OF LAST MEETINGS
378.1 To receive and approve the minutes of the Full Council Meeting held on 11th December 2023
378.2 Matters arising outside of committee reports/updates – Information only
23/379 CHAIRMAN’S ANNOUNCEMENTS
379.1 Announcements as deemed appropriate by the Chairman
23/380 POLICIES & RESOURCES COMMITTEE REPORT/UPDATE
380.1 Matters arising from previous Policies & Resources Committee not included within agenda – Information only
380.2 To review and adopt the Reserves Policy
380.3 To retrospectively approve Rialtas Gold Scheme booking for Year End Closure of Accounts
380.4 To consider and approve renewal of Clerks membership to The Society of Local Council Clerks
23/381 BURIAL GROUNDS COMMITTEE REPORT/UPDATE
381.1 Matters arising from previous Burial Grounds Committee not included within agenda – Information only
381.2 To acknowledge the Burial Ground, Churchyard and War Memorial inspections
23/382 HIGHWAYS & ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE REPORT/UPDATE
382.1 Matters arising from previous Highways & Environment Committee not included within agenda –Information only
382.2 To acknowledge the bus shelter inspections
23/383 LEISURE COMMITTEE REPORT/UPDATE
383.1 Matters arising from previous Leisure Committee not included within agenda – Information only
383.2 To acknowledge weekly Playground and Fitness Equipment Inspections
23/384 SPORTS FIELD COMMITTEE REPORT/UPDATE
384.1 Matters arising from previous Sports Field Committee not included within agenda – information only
23/385 MONTHLY FINANCIAL REPORTS (as attached)
385.1 To receive and consider Balance Sheet, Income & Expenditure Account, Creditors & Debtors Reports for month 9.
23/386 APPROVAL OF PAYMENT OF ACCOUNTS (as per attached schedule).
386.1 To consider and approve payment of accounts for January as listed within the schedule or added at the meeting.
23/387 TIME ALLOCATION FOR COMMITTEE MEETING
387.1 Dates available for committee or sub-committee meetings: 15th, 22nd, 29th January
23/388 ITEMS OF AN URGENT NATURE OR FOR INCLUSION ON THE NEXT AGENDA
Items raised will be restricted to information only.
Clerk to the Council