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Halstead Town Council

Town Council Meeting



Time: 7.15pm
Day: Monday
Date: 12 August 2019

Queens Hall, Chipping Hill, 

Halstead CO9 2BY

Tel: 01787 476480


Councillor Andy Munday - Chairman

Councillor Mick Radley - Vice Chairman

Councillor Miss Janet Atkinson

Councillor Peter Caulfield

Councillor Peter Claydon

Councillor Mrs Sandra Dingle

Councillor Malcolm Fincken

Councillor Dave Gronland

Councillor David Hume

Councillor Andy Munday

Councillor Mrs Jackie Pell

Councillor Miss Linda Smith

Councillor Garry Warren

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

1. Apologies for Absence (approval of apologies to be noted)

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.

3.  Public Question Time. a) Presentation of cheques to organisations who have received grants: Halstead Day Centre, Halstead & District Local History Society, Braintree District Neighbourhood Watch, 5th Halstead Trinity Guides, Halstead Road runners, Halstead District Photographic society, Halstead River care group, Halstead Choral

b) 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

4.  Minutes To approve the minutes of the Council meeting held on 15th July 2019.

5.  Planning Applications. Dealt with by the Planning Committee. ALL MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL ARE MEMBERS OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE. Chair of Planning - Councillor D Hume –

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

19/01206/HH - 34 Hedingham Road, Halstead, Essex - 2 storey rear extension

19/01294/LBC - Crowbridge Farm, Chapel Hill, Halstead - Conversion of barn to 2 no four bedroom dwelling with associated demolition of outbuilding and erection of garage/carport boundary treatments and ancillary works

19/01331/HH - 9 New Street, Halstead, Essex New front door to replace window in side elevation and replace existing door with brickwork and new window.       

6.  Mayors 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) Finance. – report attached here

 b) List of Payments to be approved - report 7b attached here  Report 7b (a) attached  here

 c) Reconciliation – report attached here

8.  Community Hall –

a) verbal update from H4C

b) verbal update from HTC working group

Chairman to suspend Standing orders

9.  Youth – verbal update

Chairman to reinstate Standing orders

10.  District Councillors - verbal update/written reports - Councillor Munday's report attached here, Councillor Radley's report attached here

11.  Events working group – report attached here

12.  Champions updates – report attached here

13.  Footbridge update – report attached here

14.  Open Spaces - report attached here

15.  County Court small claims for excess charges – report attached here

16.  Website accessibility – report attached here

17.  Update from meeting with BDC - report attached here

18.  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”.

19.  Update on banking arrangements 

20.  Contractors for Footbridge 

21.  Staff review group

22.  Town map 

Sarah Greatorex   Town Clerk 5/8/19


News and Events

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order of Oak Road, Halstead

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order of Oak Road, Halstead


Temporary Traffic Regulation Order of Oak Road, Halstead

Please click on the following link https://roadworks.org?tm=113903766 to find details of the intended closure of Oak Road, due to commence on 3rd September 2019 for 3 days. The closure is required for the safety of the public and workforce while Anglian Water undertakes permanent reinstatement.

Ringway Jacobs | Essex County Council

3rd Floor, Seax House, Market Road, Chelmsford, CM1 1QH

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Halstead Town Council FREE Summer Fun Events 2019

HARDYS Celebrate 40 Years trading in Halstead

XPLORER Event in Halstead Public Gardens

XPLORER Event in Halstead Public Gardens


Explore the park, find the markers, complete the challenge, have fun together!

Xplorer events are a fantastic chance to get your kids outside and active with this brilliant orienteering event. Find markers dotted around the park and find out more about nature!

This is a free event suitable for all ages.

Halstead Public Gardens - Tuesday 27th August
11am-1pm or 2pm-4pm

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Earls Colne & Halstead Educational Charity Grants


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