Extra-Ordinary Full Council meeting, 31/1/2017 – Minutes


Minutes of an Extra-ordinary meeting of the Council on Tuesday 31st January 2017 at 7.30pm at the Parish Council Office at 2 School Road, Wellesbourn

Present: Chairman: Cllr Mrs Prior        Councillors: Close, Heaton, Kendall, Lawley, Mrs Michael, Thomas

Clerk: Mrs Scriven                  Members of public:0 

  1. Welcome
  1. Apologies for Absence – Cllrs Mrs Bartlett, Mrs Bolton, Mrs Hurdman, Shepherd
  1. Confirmation of the order of the Agenda – agreed
  1. Identification of any items that might be resolved for confidential session – none
  1. Declarations of Interest

Cllr Kendall, non pecuniary interest in matters pertaining to WSCC as a Director

Cllr Mrs Prior, non pecuniary interest in matters pertaining to WSCC as a Director

Cllr Mrs Michael, non pecuniary interest in matters pertaining to WSCC as a Director

  1. Confirmation of the minutes

30th August 2016 – accepted

18th October 2016 – numbering to be amended, 8 becoming 7 and all numbering altered to follow – agreed with amendments

  1. Open Session for members of the public to raise any matters of relevance to the Parish – none


Urgent Planning

17/00088/LBC Replacement of three existing metal casement windows with three timber casements to match existing style and materials
At The Old Laundry, 1 Village Road, Walton For Walton Estate
Case Officer Heather Kenny By 2nd February 2017

The Council support the application as it enhances the property making it more energy efficient, the design is aesthetically pleasing and improves the amenity for the householder.

  1. Payment of outstanding invoices as per attached cheque list


Approval of monthly accounts as per attached cheque list Prop Cllr DC, 2nd Cllr BH carried


  1. Cllr and Clerk exchange of information

Cllr Close raised concern relating to a planning matter by Wixey. He said the landscaping plan was not comprehensive and requests for further information from the firm’s surveyor and the planning officers had not given further detail.

Cllr Mrs Michael said the Local Government Review were to campaign for commercial vehicles to be fitted with commercial Satnav programmed to take account of the vehicle’s weight and height and thus avoiding weight limited highways. She asked if this was something the Council might support.

Cllr Thomas asked if the bollards could be placed in Chestnut Square soon as commercial vehicles were still churning up the grass

Cllr Close/Lawley said they had met with Jaguar Land Rover whose community team had offered to clear the copse by the Ettington Road lay-by. Warwickshire County Highways department had confirmed that they could remove the bagged up arisings

Cllr Lawley said his alarm company had quoted rising cost of the alarm service charge but when questioned were happy to give the contract without additional charge for a further years cover. He urged anyone with a contract to query any raise in charges.

Cllr Heaton said there was a lot of rubbish on the junction of Kineton Road and Moreton Morrell turning. The fence by the river between the White Bridge and Chestnut Square had been compromised and would require a speedy repair.

Action: Raise job as Handyman work – Urgent By: Office


  1. Date of next meeting 7th February 2017


There being no further business to discuss, the meeting closed at 8.00pm

Chairman: Cllr Mrs Prior……..


Date…………………………. (Completed 1st Feb 2017)