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Halstead Town Council

Town Council Meeting

Agenda

 

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

Queens Hall, Chipping Hill, 

Halstead CO9 2BY

Tel: 01787 476480
THE PUBLIC MAY ATTEND THIS MEETING  

Membership:

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

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News and Events

Notice of General Election

Notice of General Election

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Notice of election candidates

statement of election

PLEASE NOTE:

The polling station normally in St Andrew's Hall, will be in Queens Hall, Chipping Hill, CO9 2BY

For further information, please visit Braintree District Council website here: bdc1

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Senior Citizens Christmas Parties

Senior Citizens Christmas Parties

Halstead Town Council held two Christmas parties this year for the senior citizens that booked an outing.  the parties were held on Thursday 28 and Friday 29 November. We would like to thank all the businesses and individuals who very kindly donated raffle prizes.

raffle prize donation

Here are some pictures taken of the prizes 

Raffle Prizes ThursdayRaffle Prizes Friday

Pictures from the parties

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Bingo

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Over 60's Outings 2020

Over 60's Outings 2020

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Over 60's Outings 2020 Destinations and Cost

Halstead Town Council will be  arranging five coach trips for 2020 for persons over 60.

Destinations: 

13 May - Melton Mowbray

10 June - Hastings 

15 July - Great Yarmouth

02 September - Worthing

14 October - Norwich

The subsidised cost of each trip will be £14.50 per person, per trip.  Persons from outside Halstead Town can travel for £20.00.  Booking forms will be available from the website and Halstead Town Council offices from Monday 27 January 2020.


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What's on in Halstead December 2019

What's on in Halstead December 2019

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4th  Halstead Town Council FREE Torchlight Procession & Carol Service  in the Public Gardens Gather at  the top of the High Street at Market Hill, and Then proceed down to the Public Gardens  - Torches and Glow Sticks handed out from 6.15pm, for 7.00pm Start

9th  Full Council Meeting – Public welcome to attend  Queens  Hall, Chipping Hill 7.15pm

11th  Halstead Wine & Social Club  Queens Hall, Chipping Hill  8.00pm – 10.00pm

12th  Halstead History Society – Maps and Me, an illustrated Talk by Malcolm Root Followed by Christmas Nibbles Baptist Church, Hedingham Road - 7.30pm - £5 for non members

18th Halstead Townswomen’s Guild  St  Andrews Large Hall, Parsonage St, Halstead 2.00pm

19th  Halstead Christmas Social & Tea Dance - All ages Welcome Queens Hall, Chipping Hill, 2.00pm for further information, Tel Hayley on : 07834 467136

21st  Hedingham Singers – A Concert for Christmas   St  Andrew’s Church, Halstead 7.30pm

Halstead Heritage Museum, will be closed until February 2020

WEEKLY   EVENTS                                                             

Monday            Halstead Road Runners  - Courtaulds Sports Ground 6.45pm-7.45pm

Monday            Halstead Art Group  - British Legion Hall, The Causeway 7.00pm-9.00pm

Tuesday           Work Club   Halstead Library, Bridge Street, 10.00am -12.00 noon – Tel: 0345 6037628

Tuesday           Gentle Yoga Conservative Club,  34 High  St.  10.30am -11.45am – Tel: 07941 351689  

Tuesday           WW - Weightwatchers Queens Hall  5.30pm -7.00pm – Tel: 08457 123000 for details

Tuesday           Adult Latin American Dance Class Queens Hall  8.00pm -8.45pm – Tel: 07834 467136

Wednesday   Halstead Road Runners  -  Courtaulds Sports Ground 7.30pm -8.30pm

Thursday         Slimming WorldHalstead Town Football Ground, Rosemary Lane 9.30am – 11.00am

Thursday         Slimming World Holy Trinity School, Beridge Rd 5.30pm & 7.30pm

Thursday         Parent & Child Yoga Conservative Club,  34 High  St.  6.00pm-7.00pm – Tel: 07941 351689  

Thursday         Vinyasa Yoga - Queens Hall 7.00pm-8.00pm  – Tel: 07546 223341 for details

Friday                WW - Weightwatchers - Queens Hall 8.15am -10.15am  – Tel: 08457 123000 for details

Saturday          Slimming World Holy Trinity School, Beridge Rd 9.00am – 10.30am

Please note:  The office’s normal opening hours are 9.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday

The Council Office will be closed from  Tuesday 24 December

and will reopen on Thursday 2 January 2020

To have your event in Halstead included in the above please contact Halstead Town Council on 01787 476480 


 

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