Extra-ordinary Full Council meeting, 19/03/2019 – minutes

Minutes of an Extra-ordinary meeting of the Council on Tuesday 19th March 2019 at the Parish Council Office at 2 School Road, Wellesbourne

Present: Chairman Cllr Mrs Prior, Councillors Barritt, Mrs Bolton, Kendall, Shepherd
Members of Public: 2 Acting Clerk Mrs Skinner

1. Welcome

2. Approval of Apologies for Absence – Cllrs Mrs Bartlett, Jackson, Mann

3. Confirmation of the order of the Agenda – agreed

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

5. Declarations of Interest – none

6. Open Session for members of the public to raise any matters of relevance to the Parish – none
7. Urgent Planning
18/02341/FUL Erection of up to17 dwellings with associated infrastructure
At Land East of Ettington Road, Wellesbourne For Miss Elizabeth Woods Persimmon Homes Ltd
Planning officer Louise Koelman Date 27th March 2019
The Parish Council strongly objects to this application as it is contrary to the Neighbourhood Plan. The area is identified in Map 11 of Policy WW7. Any future additional development should be in the north of the village not the south. The number of dwellings was agreed as 350 and this would exceed that. Prop Cllr AP, 2nd Cllr. DK, Carried
18/02320/REM Reserved matters application for the erection of up to 127 dwellings and associated infrastructure pursuant to condition 1 of 15/00596/OUT (outline application for the erection of up to 350 dwellings with associated open space, landscaping and attenuation areas, with all matters except access reserved)
At Land East and West of Ettington Road Wellesbourne For Miss Elizabeth Woods Persimmon
Homes Ltd
Planning officer Louise Koelman Date 27th March 2019
No objection. Proposed Cllr AP, 2nd Cllr Mr RB, Carried
19/00603/FUL Change of use of the ground floor of the property from all retail use (class A1) to a mixed use as a retail and café (classes A1 and A3) along with the construction of a single storey rear extension, a garden room and covered cycle and buggy store
At Wellesbourne Florist property, 2 Newbold Road For Ms Helen Pires, Hi6 Enterprises Ltd
Planning officer Joe Brooke Date 29th March 2019
Support as it is a useful amenity for the village, bringing an empty shop back into use, and is in accord with Policy WW13 of the Neighbourhood Plan in injecting vitality into the village centre. Prop Cllr Mrs RB, 2nd Cllr Mr RB, Carried
19/00308/FUL Conversion of barn into 1 x 4 bed dwelling
At Kingsmead Farm, Stratford Road, For Mr Simon Butterfield – Lionsgate Captial
Planning officer Amy Flute Date 2nd April 2019
19/00454/FUL Erection of a single storey extension to the rear of the property converting rear of existing garage for WC
At 55 Chapel Street, Wellesbourne For Ms Anna Withers
Planning officer David Cutner Date 2nd April 2019
No objection but wish to be assured that the garage will still be able to accommodate a vehicle. Prop Cllr. DK, 2nd Cllr AS, Carried
19/00108/TREE T1 Willow: reduce height by 3-4 metres and reduce crown spread by 5 metres
At Dene House Chapel Street, Wellesbourne For Mrs Stephanie Wilding
Planning officer Assistant Planner Date 2nd April 2019
No objection, subject to the opinion of the County Arboriculturalist. Prop Cllr. Mr RB, 2nd Cllr. DK, Carried

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8. Recommendation from the Office & Staffing Committee that due to exceptional circumstances the 6 days outstanding leave for the Clerk be carried forward to be taken by the end of May 2019 – Prop Cllr Mrs Bolton, 2nd Cllr Mrs Prior, Carried

Cllr Mrs Paige-Stimson joined the meeting

9. Recommendation that the Council distribute the compensation money received from Barclays bank for late notification to the individuals concerned – Proposed Cllr Shepherd, 2nd Cllr Mrs Prior, Carried

10. Cllr and Clerk exchange of information
Cllr Mrs RB noted that road signs on A429 towards HRI and on Stratford Road at airfield cross roads had both been knocked down. ACTION – contact WCC for reinstatement
Several Cllrs had attended the official opening of the new Medical Centre.

11. Date of next meeting – 2nd April 2019

There being no further business to discuss the meeting closed at 7.25pm.

Chairman Cllr Mrs Prior

Signed A Prior

Date 16/4/19
Completed 22nd March 2019

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