WELLESBOURNE & WALTON PARISH COUNCIL
Minutes for a virtual Extra Ordinary meeting of the Council on Tuesday 24th November 2020 at 7.00pm via ZOOM online meeting facility
Present: Chairman: Cllr Mrs Prior Councillors: Blake, Mrs Bolton, Cannon, Harte, Jackson, Keogh-Bywater Clerk: Mrs Scriven
Members of public: 0

1. Welcome & Announcements – The Chairman informed Cllrs that Cllr Mrs Patalong would be taking a 3 months leave for personal reasons.

2. Confirmation of the order of the agenda – agreed

3. Apologies for Absence – Cllrs Kendall, Mrs Paige-Stimson, Mrs Patalong

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

5. Declarations of interest
Cllr Keogh-Bywater declared a non-pecuniary interest in planning 20/03164/COUNTY as employed by Severn Trent

6. Open session for members of the public to raise any matters of relevance to the Parish – none

7. *Quotes
Quote 1) £975.00 + vat = £1170.00
Recommendation to accept the quote from Thomas Fox for tree/hedge works required on Council land as part of the grounds maintenance contract requirements
Cllr Votes: AB-yes, RB-yes, OC-yes, JH-yes, SJ-yes, MKB-yes, AP-yes Prop: Cllr Prior 2nd Cllr Jackson carried

Quote 2) £1600.00 + vat = £1920.00
Recommendation to accept the quote from Thomas Fox to undertake a tree survey, report findings, and preparation of a report of trees on Parish Council maintained land
Cllr Votes: AB-yes, RB-yes, OC-yes, JH-yes, SJ-yes, MKB-yes, AP-yes Prop: Cllr Prior 2nd Cllr Jackson carried

8. Working from Home Allowance
Recommendation that the Council pay any member of staff unable to claim the 20% tax relief directly from HMRC for working from home in order that all staff are compensated commensurately for additional costs of home working. (£1.20 per week to be paid by Council through monthly payroll)
Cllr Votes: AB-yes, RB-yes, OC-yes, JH-yes, SJ-yes, MKB-yes, AP-yes Prop: Cllr Prior 2nd Cllr Bolton carried

9. Urgent Planning
1.
20/03196/TREE T1 – Ash – Fell
At 15 Cherry Orchard, Wellesbourne For Mr Alan Beale
Planning Officer Ruth Rose Date 2nd December 2020
The Council could not make comment on this application as there was no map or justification on the planning application online
2.
20/03164/COUNTY Installation of 1 no. Motor Control Centre (MCC) Kiosk
At Pumping Station, Stratford Road, Wellesbourne For Warks County Council (Severn Trent)
Planning Officer Charlotte Dicks Date 30th November 2020
No objection Cllr Votes: AB-yes, RB-yes, OC-yes, JH-yes, SJ-yes, AP-yes MKB-abstained
3.
20/03001/FUL Proposed single storey side extension
At 12 Talbot Court, Wellesbourne For Grace Carter
Planning Officer Victoria Kempton Date 8th December 2020

10. Cllrs & Clerk exchange of information – The Clerk informed the Council that the applicant for the planning on 8 Hammond Green had appealed the decision by SDC. Cllrs: AB-none, RB-none, OC-none, JH-none, SJ -none, MKB-none, AP-none.

11. Date of next meeting – 1st December 2020

There being no further business to discuss, the meeting closed at 7.22pm

Chairman…….Cllr Prior…………

Signed…………………………………

Date……………………………………
Completed 25th November 2020

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