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
Monday 5 December 2011 at 7.30pm
1. Welcome and Introductions.
To receive apologies for non-attendance.
3. Minutes of the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting held on 7 November 2011.
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.
The meeting will then re-convene.
5. Westwood Road Safety.
To receive a report on the progress of the ’Westwood 20 mph Speed Limit Trial’ and the proposed ‘Speed Trial’ Community Questionnaire.
6. Neighbourhood Policing.
a. To invite the Neighbourhood Policing Team (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. Bradford on Avon Community Area Board.
a. To receive a report from Cllr. Biles on the Area Board meeting held on 23 November 2011.
b. To note the responses from other Bradford on Avon rural parishes in respect of the effectiveness/relevance of the Area Board and to decide any necessary action.
8. Sub-Committees - Sub-Committee Reports.
To review the Footpath sub-Committee Rights of Way Survey results (November).
a. To note the status of the following planning application:
W/11/02028/FUL Elms Cross/Westwood Agricultural Building Pending
W/11/02757/TCA 1 Chestnut Grove Fell Cypress Tree No TPO
b. To agree the comments to be sent to Wiltshire Council in respect of planning applications:
W/11/02742/LBC 48 Lower Westwood Replace Garden Room Pending
W/11/02923/OUT Hudd’s Farm, Westwood Road Equestrian worker’s dwelling NEW
W/11/02924/FUL Hudd’s Farm, Westwood Road Stationing of mobile home NEW
c. To consider any planning applications received after 29 November 2011.
d. To review 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 Cemetery sub-Committee on current key issues.
b. To note any correspondence in relation to the Closed Churchyard/Cemetery Grant and to agree any further action.
a. To receive a report from the Clerk on the current financial position.
b. To note the Financial Forecast and to decide whether any action is necessary.
c. To agree the payments to be made.
a. To receive a report from Open Spaces sub-Committee on current key issues.
b. To note the inspection/maintenance reports for the Play Equipment (November) and to agree any necessary action.
To receive a report from the Environmental sub-Committee on current key issues.
To receive a report from Cllr. Edwards on the visit of the Parish Steward.
9. The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebration 2012.
To receive a report from Cllr. Biles on the progress of the arrangements.
10. Neighbourhood Plans.
To decide whether to commission a Neighbourhood Plan and, if so, to agree the steps to be taken.
11. Valley Parishes Alliance (VPA).
To note any information from the VPA.
12. Date of Parish Council Meeting.
To note the date of the next Parish Council Meeting:
· Ordinary Parish Council meeting – Monday 9 January 2012 at 7.30pm.
13. Any Other Business.
Exchange of views on matters not requiring a decision.
Roger Coleman 29 November 2011.
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.3