Full Council Agenda 9 December 2019

2nd December 2019
Halstead Town Council

Town Council Meeting



Time: 7.15pm
Day: Monday
Date: 9 December 2019
Venue: 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 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 and acceptance of those apologies

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. a) Update by Dr Kreis-Alsayyed from the 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 HAPPY.

4.  Minutes.  To approve the minutes of the Council meeting held on 11th November 2019, and of the public and private sessions of the Extraordinary meeting held on 28th October 2019.

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

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

19/01991/VAR – 3 Market Hill, Halstead, Essex – Application for variation of Condition 2 (Approved Plans) of approved application 16/01973/FUL

19/02030/HH – 34 Hedingham Road, Halstead, Essex – Part 2 storey, part single storey rear extension

19/02079/FUL & PP-08292767 – ATS, 41 Chapel Hill, Halstead – Change of use and alterations to roof of commercial building to enable 3 No. flats with parking

19/02109/FUL – Holy Trinity C of E Primary School, Beridge Road, Halstead – Installation of a demountable classroom for pre-school provision, with associated services and car parking.

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

b)  To approve the List of Payments to be made in December – report attached here

c)  To approve the Reconciliation of bank and petty cash accounts– report attached here

d)  To approve the purchase of CCTV at Courtaulds – report attached here

e)  To approve the purchase of CCTV at Butler Road – report attached here

f)  To approve the resurfacing of Hedingham Road car park- report attached here

g)  To consider replacing the theatre doors at the Empire – report attached here

h)  To approve additional expenditure on Christmas parties – report attached here

8.    Community Hall – verbal report

a) verbal update from H4C

b) verbal update from HTC working group

9.  To receive reports from District Councillors  – verbal update/written reports

a) written report Cllr Radley – report attached here

10.  To receive Champions’ updates  – verbal updates/written reports

a) Update from Rivers and Open spaces champions 

11.  To consider additions to the OSAP, and to consider monies allocated but not made available for spending – report attached here, report 11a attached here

12. Action Plan Review – report attached here

13.  To approve a review of Risk assessments – report 13 attached here,  report 13a attached here, report 13b attached here, report 13c attached here, report 13d attached here, report 13e attached here, report 13f attached here, report 13g attached here, report 13h attached here, report 13i attached here, report 13j attached here

14.  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”.

There is none.

Sarah Greatorex – Town Clerk

2 December 2019