Tue 9 July 2019 Shenley Parish Council Minutes

 MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, 9th JULY 2019, AT 7.30PM IN THE VILLAGE HALL, 108 LONDON ROAD, SHENLEY

PRESENT: Councillors Justine Ash, Rosemary Gilligan, Nigel Heller, Gavin O’Sullivan and William Susman (Chair)

  • In attendance:            Amanda Leboff, Clerk to the Council
  • 2 members of the public were present

31/19.           Apologies for Absence.

Apologies for absence were submitted from Cllrs Jonathan Bonn, Annie Keen Natalie Susman, Anthony Spencer and County Councillor Morris Bright.

32/19.           Declarations of Interests

PERSONAL – Councillors Susman and Gilligan declared a personal interest in the item concerning Shenley Park Trust.  

PREJUDICIAL -none.

33/19.           Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on 4th June 2019

RESOLVED that the minutes of the Ordinary Parish Council meeting, held on the 4th June 2019 be confirmed as a correct record, and signed by Cllr Susman and adopted by the Council

34/19.           Review of Action Plan from above meetings

The Action plan was NOTED.

35/19.           Questions by residents of Shenley Parish

The chairman invited questions.  It was requested on behalf of residents unable to attend, that the CCTV camera be moved from London Road to Ribston Close.  It was AGREED and the Clerk will request the move.

36/19.           Reports of Committee, Members and Clerk

  • Appoint Councillor to act as a Trustee on Shenley Park Trust

Following a Proposer and a Seconder it was AGREED that Cllr Gilligan be appointed.

  • Parish Council Surgeries – Agree on timings in order to accommodate residents

It was AGREED to hold surgeries at different times to the Parish Council meeting in order to accommodate residents.  It was AGREED the next Councillor surgery will take place on Tuesday 10th September 8pm – 9pm in The Hub

  • Division of Shenley Streets amongst the Councillors

It was AGREED the clerk and Cllr Susman will divide the streets and allocate to the Cllrs.

  • Neighbourhood Plan

The meeting was informed that Regulation 16 of the Neighbourhood Plan is currently with Hertsmere Borough Council and they hope it will be released for public consultation in October.

  • Drive Safe

The meeting was informed that the Drive Safe campaign is progressing.

  • Action for a Cleaner Shenley – Update

The meeting noted the email regarding the ACS group and thanked the team for continuing to work so hard for Shenley.

  • Community Payback Scheme – Update

The team have returned to Shenley and have started work again in the Spinney.

  • Harris Lane/Rookery Field

Nothing to report

  • Allotments

Nothing to report

  • Shenley Fete

The fete was a huge success and the meeting thanked the Shenley Fete and Carnival Committee for all their hard work.

  • Media Committee

The meeting discussed web hosting and AGREED to move to a new provider. A meeting has been arranged for 22 July and we will report back at the meeting in September

  • Shenley Community Activities Group

The summer trip to Southend On Sea was very successful.

  • Police Update

A meeting was informed that a new PCSO for Shenley started on 1st July.  It was AGREED that the Parish Council will produce containing Hertfordshire contact numbers a leaflet to be distributed to Shenley residents.

  • Shenley Park Trust

The meeting was informed that the new entrance will be done in the summer and the greenhouses are currently being refurbished  

37/19.           Planning Applications

The following planning applications were before the meeting. The meeting AGREED that;

  •       Subject to Hertsmere Borough Council taking into consideration any comments of neighbouring owners/occupiers, the Parish Council raises no objection to the following proposals.
APPLICATION NO. ADDRESS PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT
19/0812/HSE  14 Hillcrest Road Shenley Hertfordshire WD7 9DD Single Storey Rear Extension. 
19/0891/CLP 21 Shenleybury Cottages Shenleybury Shenley Hertfordshire WD7 9DJ Demolition Of Existing Garage And Construction Of Single Storey Side Extension. Certificate Of Lawful Development (Proposed).

With regards to: –

*19/0965/FUL Manor Lodge School, Ridge Hill, Shenley Hertfordshire, WD7 9BG Alterations and extensions to the “Coach House” grade II listed building and partial demolition to buildings within the curtilage to include in-filled courtyard with lift and staircase, glazed atrium, relocated main entrance with new clock turret, changes to fenestration and hard and soft landscaping to the new pedestrian approach.
*19/0966/LBC Manor Lodge School, Ridge Hill, Shenley, Hertfordshire, WD7 9BG Alterations and extensions to the “Coach House” grade II listed building and partial demolition to buildings within the curtilage to include in-filled courtyard with lift and staircase, glazed atrium, relocated main entrance with new clock turret, changes to fenestration and hard and soft landscaping to the new pedestrian approach. (Application for Listed Building consent)

The Council would not objectto this application as long as the Grade II listed buildings are not effected.

 (i)Other planning matters were noted, and

(ii)The council instructs the Clerk to advise Hertsmere Borough Council accordingly.

(*Denotes that at this point, the Council moved to discuss planning applications which had been brought to its attention at the meeting. They were proposed and seconded.)

38/19.           Financial matters

  • July 2019 meeting

The Accounts for payment for the June 2019 meeting were received and it was: – RESOLVED that the monthly Accounts for payment totalling £7,725.17 be approved.

  • Section 137 Grant Requests: – There was none

39/19.           The meeting ended at 8.50p.m.                                                       Chairman

ACTION LIST – TUESDAY 9 JULY2019

provision action by action
Planning Applications Letter to Hertsmere Borough Council advising of the Council’s opinions. Clerk ASAP
Right to Bid Continue to chase Clerk ASAP
Cllr Street responsibility Divide streets amongst Cllrs Clerk & Cllr W Susman ASAP
*Allotment Committee *Future Initiative Committee Arrange meetings   Clerk ASAP
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