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Halstead Town Council

Agenda

 

Time: 7.15pm
Day: Monday
Date: 12 November 2018
Venue:

Queens Hall, Chipping Hill, 

Halstead CO9 2BY

Tel: 01787 476480
THE PUBLIC MAY ATTEND THIS MEETING  

Membership:

Councillor A Munday - Chairman

Councillor M Radley - Vice Chairman

Councillor Mrs J Allen

Councillor Mrs S Dingle

Councillor Mrs S A Diver

Councillor C Fox

Councillor D Gronland

Councillor D Hume

Councillor Mrs J A Pell

Councillor Mrs E Penn

Councillor Mrs J Sutton

Councillor G Warren

Members of the Council are summonsed to the above Meeting to transact the following business: -

1.  Apologies for Absence and approval of the apologies

1a) Apologies for absence

1b) Dispensation for Cllr Hume

To approve a dispensation for Councillor David Hume from attending    

meetings of the Council by reason of illness for a further 2 month period

2.  Declarations of Interests. To declare any ‘pecuniary, non-pecuniary or    other pecuniary’’ interests relating to items on the agenda having regard to the Code of Conduct for Members and having taken appropriate advice (where necessary) before the meeting. 

3a) Public Question Time.  A maximum period of 10 minutes to allow members of the public to ask questions or to make statements, and for Councillors with ‘pecuniary, non-pecuniary or other pecuniary’ interests under the code of conduct for Members to make statements.

b) Presentation by Halstead Connected by Tracey Parry, Community Services Manager, and Moira Groborz, Community Services Officer

c) Presentation on Fenn Road development by Hargreaves Land.

4.  To approve the minutes of the Council meeting held on 15th October 2018.

5.  Planning Applications.   Dealt with by the Planning Committee. ALL MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL ARE MEMBERS OF THE PLANNING

5a). The following Planning Applications, which were received and circulated electronically, are to be considered at the Council meeting.

18/01876/OUT - Land North of Oak Road, Halstead - Outline planning application with all matters reserved for 28 market and 22 affordable dwellings, public open space and associated development.

18/01865/FUL - 17 Sloe Hill, Halstead, Essex - Proposed one and a half storey side extension.

18/01911/ADV - 9-11 High Street, Halstead,Essex - Integral illumination and screen to the ATM fascia. Internally illuminated Free cash Withdrawals sign above the ATM.

18/01909/FUL & 18/01910/LBC - 9 - 11 High Street, Halstead, Essex - Restrospective application for the installation of an ATM installed through glass to the shopfront.

5b) Planning Application 18/01111/FUL & 18/01112/LC – 59 / 61 High Street, Halstead, Essex – Proposed change of use and conversion of upper two storeys to form a one bedroom apartment and two bedroom apartment. Alterations to fenestration.

This Planning Application was considered at the Council Meeting on 13th August 2018 where the following comments were made: -

Councillor Munday proposed that Council has no objections to this application but asked that provision must be made for parking spaces. Proposal was seconded by Councillor Gronland and carried by unanimous vote

An email was received from the Planning Officer at Braintree District Council on Friday 19th October stating that the site is located in the centre of Halstead on Halstead High Street, and although ordinarily we would require a parking provision for all flats, it is considered that due to its location on this occasion for the conversion of the upper floors of this property into two bedroom apartments in the centre of town it is believed that it would be unnecessary to require parking for these properties.

6.  Mayor’s Appointments and Announcements -report attached here

 7.  Finance. Dealt with by the Finance Committee. ALL MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL ARE MEMBERS OF THE FINANCE COMMITTEE. Chair of Finance – Councillor M Radley

a) Monthly Finance. Report – report attached here

 b) List of Payments to be approved - report attached

 c) Section 106 monies - report attached here

 d) New direct debit for franking machine – report attached here

 e) Halstead in Bloom – report attached here

 f) Reconciliation – report to follow

8.   Community Hall – verbal report 

9.   Youth - verbal report

10.   District Councillors - verbal report

11. Suggested Council meeting dates 2018/2019 – report attached here

12. Outings – report attached here

13 . Events – report attached here

14. Town infrastructure report update – report attached here

15. Extra textile bin in Chapel Street carpark – report attached

16.   Exclusion of Public and Press.

To give consideration to adopting the following resolution: - “That in view of the confidential nature of the business about to be transacted and pursuant to the provisions of section 1(2)-of the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960, as amended, the public and the press be temporarily excluded from the meeting”

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S Greatorex

Town Clerk

5 November 2018

 

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Senior Citizens Outings 2019 - Booking Forms available now

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Booking Forms available now from the council offices or can be download here.  To guarantee a place, forms must be returned to the council offices by Friday 29 March 2019

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Notice of Temporary Footpath Closures in Halstead

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The Essex County Council - Footpath 32, Halstead Urban (Temporary Prohibition of Use) Order 2019

Notice is hereby given that the Essex County Council intends, not less than seven days from the date of this notice, to make the above Order under section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

Effect of the order: To temporarily close that length of Footpath 32, Halstead Urban in the District of Braintree, from its junction with Footpath 21, Halstead Urban to its junction with Footpath 10, Greenstead Green a distance of approximately 264 metres.

The closure is scheduled to commence on 1 April 2019 to approximately 31 July 2019 or where appropriate signs are showing and weather permitting, and is required for the safety of the public and workforce while construction works are undertaken.

The alternative route will be via: Footpath 21, temporary footpath link to Footpath 10 and vice versa.

The Order will come into effect on 1 April 2019 and may continue in force for 6 months or until the works have been completed, whichever is the earlier.

Click here for a map showing the footpath closure route

 


 The Essex County Council - Footpath 19, Halstead (Temporary Prohibition of Use) Order 2019

Further to a notices: Under section 14(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, which commenced on 23 March 2019.

Notice is hereby given that the Essex County Council has made the above Order under section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

Effect of the order: To temporarily close that length of Footpath 19, Halstead, in the District of Braintree from its junction with Footpath 44, Greenstead Green generally south west for a distance of approximately 270 metres to its junction with Coggeshall Pieces.

The closure is scheduled to commence on 28 March 2019 for 6 months or where appropriate signs are showing and weather permitting, and is required for the safety of the public and workforce while construction works are undertaken.

The alternative route will be via: Footpath 19, Halstead, Footpath 20, Halstead, Footpath 21, Halstead, temporary footpath link to Footpath 19, Halstead and vice versa.

The Order will come into effect on 28 March 2019 and may continue in force for 6 months or until the works have been completed, whichever is the earlier.

Click here for a map showing the footpath closure route

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Senior Citizens' Outings 2019

*Forms must be returned to the office by Friday 29 March to guarantee a place*.

Halstead Town Council has arranged Five Halstead Senior Citizens coach trips for 2019

Anyone resident in Halstead Town and over the age of 60 is eligible to go on the trips (terms & conditions apply). Forms can be obtained from Halstead Town Council office at Queens Hall, Chipping Hill, Halstead, CO9 2BY or downloaded from the link below.

Destinations are: 

15 May  - Canterbury

12 June - Sheringham

17 July - -Broadstairs 

11 September - Southwold

9 October - Henley-on-Thames

There are various pick up points around the town, but all trips will depart from Butler Road Car Park at approximately 9.20am

The subsidised cost of each trip is £14.00 per person, per trip.  Persons from outside Halstead Town can travel for £19.50 Payment by cash, cheque, or debit/credit card must be made at time of booking: cheques should be made payable to ‘Halstead Town Council.’

If you have any queries please ring Halstead Town Council 01787 476480 during office hours (9:00am-4:00pm) – there is an answering machine outside of these hours. 

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