Council Business

PIXLEY & DISTRICT PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk: Mrs J Chester, Mapleside, Ashperton, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 2RZ Tel: 01531 670036
email: pixleyclerk@btinternet.com website:- www.pixleyanddistrictpc.org.uk

COUNCILLORS ARE SUMMONED TO ATTEND A MEETING OF THE PARISH COUNCIL
TO BE HELD AT MUNSLEY W.I. HALL ON MONDAY 26th NOVEMBER 2018 AT 7.30PM

AGENDA

1. To Accept any Apologies for Absence and Note the Reason
2. To Record any Declarations of Interest and Consider any Requests for Dispensations
3. Councillor Vacancies – To Note Councillor Vacancies and To Receive any Nominations for Co-Option
4. To Consider Approval of Minutes of Parish Council meeting held on 1st October 2018
5. To Receive a Brief Report from Three Crosses Ward Councillor Jonathan Lester
6. Public Participation Session for Local Residents to raise matters relevant to the Parish Council (Please note: Decisions cannot be made on items not on the agenda) This item to be limited at the discretion of the chairman
7. Planning: NB: no paper copies of applications are available to view at the meeting unless specified
7.1 To Consider Planning Applications for comment: none (to be viewed online prior to the meeting)
7.2 To Note Details of Decision Notices Received from Herefordshire Council
8. Pixley and District Neighbourhood Development Plan
8.1 To Receive an Update on the NDP
9. Information Section / Correspondence / Discussion:
9.1 To Review Information and Outstanding Actions
9.2 To Discuss the Future of Herefordshire Council Museums, Libraries and Archive Services
9.3 To Discuss New Road Safety Funding Initiatives
9.4 To Discuss whether Fuel Poverty is an issue for residents in the parishes
9.5 To Consider purchase of new notice board(s) for Munsley / Pixley parish(es)
10. Highways/Footpaths:
10.1 To Receive Update ref. A4172 Speed (if any)
10.2 To Receive Report from Footpath Officer(s)
10.3 To Receive any New Highway Defects
10.4 To Consider Purchase of grit/salt bins and storage of grit/salt
10.5 To Confirm and Decide any Jobs for the Lengthsman
11. Finance / Governance:
11.1 To Note Finance Report and Bank Balances
11.2 To Receive Report from Finance Working Group Meeting
11.3 To Decide Budget and Parish Precept 2019-20
11.4 To Consider Payments of Outstanding Accounts
000463: J Chester – clerk Salary as agreed plus expenses £88.99 Oct/Nov
000464: HMRC – PAYE Oct/Nov – £24.60
Direct Debit: Information Commissioner – Data Protection Annual Fee – £40.00
12. Reports: To Receive any Reports from Meetings Attended
13. Training: To Note any forthcoming training dates
13.1 HALC Training Diary Dates
13.2 Defibrillator Training Evening
14. To Raise Items for Next Scheduled Parish Council Meeting (no discussion)
15. To Note Date of Next Meeting – Monday 28th January 2019

Signed: JLChester (Clerk to the Parish Council) Dated: 21st November 2018
The press and public are cordially invited to attend the meeting

INFORMATION SHEET

DATES OF SCHEDULED MEETINGS – (all held at Munsley WI Hall at 7.30pm unless advised otherwise)

2019 – Monday 28th January, Monday 25th March, Monday 13th May (TBC)

PARISH CLERK UPDATE

• Road defects reported to Locality Steward / Herefordshire Council via website
• New Website now live – https://pixleyanddistrictpc.org.uk
• NDP Support work undertaken and Examination documents submitted to Herefordshire Council
• Website updated
• Grit Bins requested form Balfour Beatty and costs of purchasing obtained
• Parish Council Notice Board at The Nest investigated
• Lengthsman chased for work completion
• Planning Enforcement reported caravan at Old Pickling Plant
• A4172 report chased again
• Crime Prevention evening arranged – 22nd November
• Defibrillator training evening arranged for early 2019

GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED

• Balfour Beatty – Weekly Locality briefings *
• Balfour Beatty – Herefordshire Road Closures Oct & Nov *
• Balfour Beatty – Trumpet Crossroads and Storesbrook Bridge road closures *
• Herefordshire Rural Hub – October & November newsletters *
• Herefordshire Council – Invitation to Parish Council Summit 17th October *
• Herefordshire Council – Invitation to NMiTE Inauguration *
• Herefordshire Council – Volunteering Opportunities *
• Herefordshire Council – Travellers Sites Aditional Consultation *
• Herefordshire Council – Christmas Waste collections *
• Herefordshire Council – Hereford Area Plan Housing & Employment Sites*
• Herefordshire Council – Cabinet Update 4th & 24th October *
• Herefordshire Council – Remembrance Sunday Programme of events *
• Herefordshire Council – Changes in Parish Liaison *
• Herefordshire Council – Future of Museums, Libraries and Archive Services *
• Herefordshire Council – One Community LGAA/NALC Guide *
• Jonathan Lester – School Provision *
• HALC – Information Corner *
• HALC – Training Diary*
• HALC – Annual Conference and AGM *
• HALC – Eastern Area meeting agenda 21st Nov *

• * Circulated to Cllrs.

OUTSTANDING ACTIONS – These are the consolidated actions outstanding after the last meeting:-

July 18 3 All cllrs ongoing Spread the word about Cllr vacancies
Sept 18 9.1 Clerk Complete Contact Alexander Park re cutting of roadside hedge
Oct 18 7.2 Clerk Ongoing Monitor Condition applied to 182203 Newbridge Farm for footpath diversion

PLANNING RECORD – (last six months)

JAN 2018 172442 The Verzons, Ledbury, HR8 2PZ Proposed 300mm stainless steel flue pipe system direct to
outside keeping in place the firebreak which is already fitted PC no objections.
HEREFORDSHIRE COUNCIL DECISION – REFUSED 5.6.18
MARCH 2018 173236 – Knapp Farm, Pixley, HR8 2QB Proposed hard-standing for storage in connection with soft fruit business. (additional information) The Parish Council object as their concerns over flooding and noise risk have not been addresses by the applicant.
HEREFORDSHIRE COUNCIL DECISION – WITHDRAWN
MAY 2018 181348 – Land at The Vern, Munsley Proposed variation of condition 2 of planning permission 163224 (Proposed replacement dwelling, with integral garage and garden store outbuilding. Change of use of agricultural land to residential), change to first floor cladding and change of ground floor render. The Parish Council have no comments to make
HEREFORDSHIRE COUNCIL DECISION – GRANTED 31.5.18
JULY 2018 181806 – Yew Tree Farm, Aylton, HR8 2RQ Proposed conversion of attached former cider mill and dairy to domestic accommodation. Remedial works and installation of new bathrooms. The Parish Council have no objections
HEREFORDSHIRE COUNCIL DECISION –
July 2018 182203 – Newbridge Farm Park, Newbridge Farm, Aylton, HR8 2QG Proposed extension to hay barn to create new animal display barn The Parish Council support this application but wish to ensure that footpath LM4 which runs along through this property is not obstructed by the extension
HEREFORDSHIRE COUNCIL DECISION – GRANTED WITH CONDITIONS 6.9.18
September 2018 182811 Sawpit Orchard, Aylton, HR8 2QH Proposed steel framed building to include four stables and store. The Parish Council object to this application in its present form and would require further clarification and details on the below before it could be re-considered
HEREFORDSHIRE COUNCIL DECISION –
September 2018 182933 Pixley House, Pixley HR8 2QB Variation of condition 4 (MH97/0627) Ancillary accommodation over garage. Vary to allow for third party occupation. The Parish Council support this application.
HEREFORDSHIRE COUNCIL DECISION – GRANTED WITH CONDITIONS 1.11.18