Town Council Full Meeting Agenda 9 May 2022

4th May 2022


Council Meeting Agenda

Time: 19:15
Day: 9 May 2022
Venue: Queens Hall, Chipping Hill, Halstead, CO9 2BY.
Tel: 01787476480

Members of the public and press may attend this meeting. Those wishing to ask a question or make a statement should be able to read their statement/question within 3 minutes. Questions may also be submitted to by 12.00 on 9 May 2022.

Members of the Council are summonsed to transact the following business: –


Councillor Janet Atkinson
Councillor Peter Caulfield
Councillor Peter Claydon
Councillor Sandra Dingle
Councillor Dave Gronland
Councillor Malcolm Fincken
Councillor David Hume
Councillor Andy Munday
Councillor Jackie Pell
Councillor Mick Radley
Councillor Miss Linda Smith
Councillor Garry Warren

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

1.  Apologies for Absence and approval of the 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.    (form attached)

3.  Public Question Time

A maximum period of 10 minutes to allow written questions and statements to be read out and for statements from 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 11 April 2022.

5.  Planning Applications.   All members of the council discuss planning applications. As new members will be elected immediately before the meeting, the previously appointed Lead and Deputy will lead this part of the meeting.  Lead member for Planning – Councillor D Hume, Deputy lead – Councillor Pell-.  Planning report attached here

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

22/00713/HH – 19 South Close, Halstead, Essex – Erection of two storey side extension

22/00702/FUL – 80 Conies Road, Halstead, CO9 1BD – Erection of detached outbuilding to be used for dog-grooming (Class Sui Generis)

22/00933/LBC – 30B High Street, Halstead, Essex – Addition of gas pipe fitted externally to facade

22/00863/FUL – Beauty Room at , Oak House, Oak Road, Halstead, Essex – Change of use of existing dwelling to a pre-school business, existing spa/office to a three-bedroom dwelling, and existing spa/poolhouse to a three-bedrooom dwelling.

22/00954/FUL – Land East of Cherry Tree Close, Halstead – Erection of 16 No. Dwellings and the construction of access road and 34 car spaces.

22/00781/FUL & 22/00852/LBC – Halstead Library, Bridge Street, Halstead, – Commemorative plaque and clock on the front of the corn exchange building

CC/BTE/37/22/LB – Halstead Library, Bridge Street, Halstead, CO9 1HU – Replacement of an existing boiler.  Provision of new boiler together with the provision of a new external flue.

22/01068/HH – 19 Sudbury Road, Halstead, Essex – Proposed single storey side extension with associated works and landscaping.

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

7.  Finance – As new members will be elected immediately before the meeting, the previously appointed Lead and Deputy will lead this part of the meeting. Member for Finance Cllr. P Claydon, Deputy Cllr D Gronland

All members of the Council are members of the Finance section

a)  To receive the Income and expenditure report – report attached here

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

c)  To approve direct debits for financial year 2022/23 – report attached here

8.  To receive reports from District Councillors – verbal/written reports

9.  To receive reports from Champions’ – verbal/written reports –

a)  Doctors Surgery – Cllr. Gronland and Radley

b)  Schools – Cllrs. Hume and Caulfield

c)  Police – Cllrs. Warren and Claydon

d)  Open spaces – Cllrs. Atkinson and Fincken

e)  Tourism – Cllrs. Smith and Pell

10.  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”.

S Greatorex

Town Clerk

3 May 2022