WESTWOOD PARISH COUNCIL - NOTICE OF MEETING
Notice is hereby given that the next meeting of the Westwood Parish Council will be held in the Parish Room on 3 August 2015 at 7.30pm.
1. Welcome and Introductions.
The Chairman to welcome those present.
2. Declaration of Interests.
Members to declare any interests.
To receive apologies for non-attendance.
4. Minutes of Ordinary Parish Council Meeting held on 1 June 2015.
To agree, and sign, the minutes of the meeting as an accurate record.
The Meeting will adjourn for members of the public present to raise any points of interest on any matter.
6. Neighbourhood Policing Team (NPT).
a. To invite the NPT to report on any matters of concern.
b. To advise the NPT of any matter that needs to be brought to its attention.
7. Neighbourhood Plan.
The Council is to review the progress of the Neighbourhood Plan and to agree any necessary action.
8. Westwood Road Safety and Highways Matters.
To receive reports on Road Safety, Highway Matters and Community Speed Watch and to agree any necessary action.
9. Sub-Committees - Sub-Committee Reports.
To receive a report from the Cemetery sub-Committee on current key issues and to agree any necessary action.
a. To note the status of extant planning applications:
Prune lower limb of tree 34911 horse chestnut to healthy growth point
The Stables, Elm Cross
Erection of Replacement Dwelling following demolition of existing dwelling, conversion of partially retained Dutch barn to garage and associated works
b. To examine any planning applications received after 27 July 2015 and to agree the comments to be sent to Wiltshire Council:
c. To agree the response to Wiltshire Council in respect of the Housing Site Allocation Plan.
d. To propose a name(s) for the housing development road at Peto Grove.
e. To review/note any other planning matters.
New Planning Applications are available for public inspection immediately prior to the Parish Council meeting.
a. To receive a report from the Clerk on the current financial position.
b. To note the report from the External Auditor in respect of the Annual Return for FY2014/15.
c. To note and agree the payment to Mr Downes for Grass cutting etc.
d. To agree the payments to be made.
a. To receive a report from the Environmental sub-Committee on any key issues and to agree any necessary action.
b. To note any other related matters and to decide the action to be taken.
a. To receive a report from the Open Spaces sub-Committee on current key issues and to agree any necessary action.
b. To note the inspection/maintenance reports for the Play Equipment (June/July) and to agree any necessary action.
c. To note the report of horses in the park and to decide the action necessary.
d. To note any other related matters and to decide the action to be taken.
a. To receive a report on the Footpath sub-Committee Rights of Way Survey results (June/July) and to agree any necessary action.
b. To note the recent correspondence in respect of the action to improve Path 30 (Avoncliff to Freshford) and to agree any necessary action.
c. To note any other related matters and to decide the action to be taken.
10. Parish Room.
To receive a report from Cllr. Johnston in respect of the Parish Room Improvement Steering Committee.
11. Bradford on Avon Area Board/Community Area Transport Group/Valley Parishes Alliance.
To note any matters relevant to Westwood that were raised at those recent meetings – not already reported – and/or that need to be presented at the forthcoming meetings.
12. Date of Parish Council Meeting.
To note the date of the next Ordinary Parish Council Meeting – Monday 7 September 2015 at 7.30pm.
13. Any Other Business.
Exchange of views on matters not requiring a decision.
Clerk to Westwood Parish Council
27 July 2015
NOTE. Members are reminded that the Council has a general duty to consider the following matters in the exercise of any of its functions: Equal Opportunities (race, gender, sexual orientation, marital status and any disability), Crime and Disorder, Health and Safety and Human Rights.