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Halstead Town Council

Town Council Meeting

Agenda

 

Time: 7.15pm
Day: Monday
Date: 13 January 2020
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.  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. 

2.  Update fromDr Kreis-Ali, Elizabeth Courtauld surgery 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. c) Update from the Halstead Youth group HAPPY

3.  Update fromDr Kreis-Ali, Elizabeth Courtauld surgery 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. c) Update from the Halstead Youth group HAPPY

4.  Minutes.  To approve the minutes of the Council meeting held on 9th December 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.  Report attached here

19/02274/HHPA - 44 Colchester Road, Halstead, Essex -Erection of single storey rear extension. Extension will extend beyond rear wall of the original house by 5.0m, with a maximum height of 2.75m and 2.45m to the eaves of the extension. 

19/02202/FUL - Land Adjacent (south of) Broton Drive, Halstead, Essex - Temporary Site hoarding Application (3 years) for new Halstead Community Centre

19/02273/FUL - Crowbridge Farm, Chapel Hill, Halstead - Conversion of barn to 2no. Four Bedroom dwellings with associated demolition of outbuilding,erection of garage/carport,boundary treatments and ancillary works. 

19/02304/OUT - Plc Hunwick Ltd, Kings Road, Halstead - Outline application for four x 2 bed houses, five x 4/5 bed houses, 12 flats and 10 commercial units for B1(a) office purposes (with all matters reserved other than means of access, layout and scale). 

19/02330/FUL - Land South West Of, Oak Road, Halstead - Erection of 6 dwellings, with associated parking, landscaping details and access arrangements. 

18/02313/OUT - Erection of nine dwellings and access | Land East Of Sloe Hill Halstead Essex

6.  Mayors Appointments and Announcements – no report

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) To receive the Income and expenditure report for the month of December. – report attached here

b) To approve the List of Payments to be made in January - report 7b attached here and report 7b(a) attached here

c) To approve the Reconciliation of bank and petty cash accounts– report to follow

d) Car park charges – report attached here

e) Budget and Precept 2020/21 – report attached here

f) To consider purchasing spotlights for Queens Hall – report attached here

g) To consider purchasing a PA system – report attached here

h) To approve expenditure within current tax year- report attached here

i) To approve expenditure on ladies’ toilets at Queens Hall – report attached here

8.  Approval of 20/21 Precept  - Report attached here

9.   Community Hall – verbal report

a) verbal update from H4C

b) verbal update from HTC working group

10.  District Councillors  - written/verbal report  - Cllr Radley report attached here

11. To approve updating of financial regulations – report attached here

12. To approve updates of Risk assessments – report attached here

13. To receive a report on the interim visit of the newly appointed internal auditor – report attached here

14. To receive reports from Champions 

      Education

      Tourism

      Open Spaces and the River

      Police

15. To approve an update on the Open Spaces Action plan – report attached here

16.  To adopt the Tree charter – report attached here and report 16a Local Council Tree Charter attached here

17.  To receive a report on discussions with Sudbury and Bulmer

councils on strategic lorry routes – report attached here

18. To receive the Minutes of public session of the Staff Advisory Committee meeting 18 December 2019  - Draft minutes attached here

19. Update on Riverside Bridge – no update this month

20.   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 7 January 2020

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News and Events

Leap Year Dance

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 January 2020

What's on in Halstead January 2020

ice skating1  JANUARY 2020  ice skating2

7th   Halstead U3A  Queens Hall, Chipping Hill   10.00am – 12.00pm

8th   Halstead Wine & Social Club  Queens Hall, Chipping Hill  7.30pm – 10.30pm

9th   Halstead & District Photographic Society  Halstead Methodist Church, New Street – 7.30pm for more info contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

13th Full Council Meeting - members of the public welcome, Queens Hall, Chipping Hill  7.15pm

15th Halstead Townswomen’s Guild  St  Andrew’s Large Hall, Parsonage Street  2.00pm

16th Halstead Social & Tea Dance  Queens Hall, Chipping Hill 2.00pm Tel: 07834 467136 for details

16th Halstead & District History Society Annual General Meeting  Baptist Church, Hedingham Rd,  7.30pm  £5.00 for Visitor 

23rd Halstead & District Photographic Society  Halstead Methodist Church, New Street 7.30pm, for more info contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Halstead Heritage Museum, Closed until 2 February 2020

Ring Jim Davis. 07765 406254 for details

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


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Halstead & District Local History Society January to April 2020

Annual Torchlight Procession and Carol Service 2019

Annual Torchlight Procession and Carol Service 2019

The Town Council would like to thank the many hundreds of people who turned out to the Annual Torchlight Procession and Carol Service held on Wednesday 4 December.  Special thanks to Halstead Fire Service, the Salvation Army band who played the music, and Halstead Choral who accompanied with singing and all the volunteers who gave their time to make the event a success.

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A short video of the event can be seen on Facebook courtesey of Councillor Peter Caulfield fb logo 


 

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