Extra-ordinary Full Council meeting, 12/12/2017 – minutes

The minutes of an Extra-ordinary meeting of the Council on Tuesday 12th December 2017 at 7.00pm at the Parish Council Office at 2 School Road, Wellesbourne

Present: Chairman: Cllr Mrs Prior Councillors: Barritt, Jackson, Kendall, Mrs Michael, Shepherd Clerk: Mrs Scriven Members of public: 1
1. Welcome

2. Apologies for Absence – Mrs Bartlett, Mrs Bolton, Heaton, Mann, Thomas

3. Confirmation of the order of the Agenda – add planning item re lawful development – agreed

4. Identification of any items that might be resolved for confidential session – none

5. Declarations of Interest –
Cllr Mrs Prior declared a non pecuniary interest in matters pertaining to the WSCC as a Director of the company
Cllr Kendall declared a non pecuniary interest in matters pertaining to the WSCC as a Director of the company
Cllr Mrs Michael declared a non pecuniary interest in matters pertaining to the WSCC as helping with paperwork

6. Open Session for members of the public to raise any matters of relevance to the parish
Mrs Cook asked if WWPC intended to challenge WCC relating to the hold ups with the Medical Centre. The Chairman explained that WCC Highways were not on this occasion responsible for the delays.

Approval of payments as per the attached cheque list Prop Cllr Kendall, 2nd Cllr Shepherd Carried

8. Urgent Planning – Cllr AP
8.1 Applications
17/03531/ADV Amended existing externally illuminated fascia sign and window graphics
At 8 Newbold Road For Mr Darren Rigby, One Stop Stores
Case Officer Lindsey Young By 18 December 2017
No objection
17/03526/FUL Proposed erection of two new workshops and storage buildings
At Mill Farm, Kineton Road For Trustees of The Walton Estate 1969 Settlement (No 1 Account)
Case Officer Alison Willers By 21 December 2017
No objection
17/02887/OUT Outline application for planning permission with consideration of Access details for the erection of a dwelling with an agricultural tie. (the matters of Appearance, Landscaping, Layout and Scale being reserved).
At Friz Hill, Walton For Mr & Mrs Redfern
Case Officer Alison Willers By 21 December 2017
Object on grounds the agricultural tie need is not demonstrated and access was an unreasonable distance from the road for residents to put bins out for emptying

Additional item 17/03473/LDE – The Parish Council were concerned that this application appeared to route HGVs/Car transporters through a 7.5t weight limit (Loxley Road) and should the site be developed would necessitate passage of HGVs/Car transporters straight through the middle of a very small narrow newly built residential estate. The land has no suitable access/egress and whilst the Council understand this application is made under lawfully permitted development the Council would object most strongly to the suggested disruption to not only the residents of the small estate but also those residents on the approach road which is limited to 7.5t from each available direction. Lastly, the road has not been built to accommodate such large vehicles and therefore if subjected to this sort of activity it would not be long before residents were unable to drive to their properties. There does not appear to be any detail of intended hours of activity meaning residents could be disrupted in their day to day living by the noise of these vehicles in such close proximity to their properties.

9. Cllr and Clerk exchange of information
The Church had asked if any Cllr was prepared to do a reading in church to represent the Council at the Carol servce – Cllr Barritt volunteered
Concern was raised about the HGVs accessing the new development on Ettington Road via Ettington Park estate
New homes building had begun behind the closed pet shop formerly “Duncans”.

10. Date of next meeting – 9th January 2018
There being no further business to discuss, the meeting closed at 7.40pm

Chairman Cllr Mrs Prior Signed A Prior Date 9/1/18

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