Agenda for 19th Jun 2014


Clerk to the Parish Council: Rebecca Abunassar, 12 Court Road, Strensham, Worcester WR8 9LP
Tel: 01684 292115, email

To: All Members of Hanley Castle Parish Council
You are duly required to attend the Meeting of Hanley Castle Parish Council to be held at 7.00pm on Thursday, 19th June 2014 in Hanley Swan Village Hall
1 Welcome & Apologies
2 Declarations of Interest & Dispensation Requests from Councillors
a) Register of Interests: Councillors are reminded of the need to update their register of interests.
b) To declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests in items on the agenda and their nature.
c) To declare any Other Disclosable Interests in items on the agenda and their nature.
d) To Consider Written Requests from Councillors for the Council to Grant a Dispensation (S33 of the Localism Act 2011) – written requests to be with the clerk at least 4 days prior to a meeting
Councillors who have declared a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest, or an Other Disclosable Interest which falls within the terms of paragraph 12(4)(b) of the Code of Conduct, must leave the room for the relevant items.
Failure to register or declare a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest may result in the commission of a criminal offence.
Closure of the meeting to allow parishioners present to speak on any matters relating to the Parish. This item to be limited at the discretion of the chairman
3 Minutes
To consider the approval of the Minutes of the Annual Meeting of the Parish Council held on Thursday, 15th May 2014 (copy attached)
4 Matters Arising and Progress Reports for information:
Min 69c/13: Anne Ballinger gift, to propose ideas for usage of the money gifted to the Parish Council and discuss previous proposals
Min 70d/13: Cycle Route.
5 Finance
a) To consider and APPROVE any payments notified in writing prior to the meeting.
b) To receive notification of receipts received.
c) To receive and approve Annual Accounting Statement for External Auditor & Annual Accounts (circulated prior to meeting)
6 Update on Projects Relating to the Section 106 Funding.
a) Cricket Club: Project on hold
b) Parish Council: Update on the project
7 Planning
a) To Consider the following application referred by MHDC for consultation:
14/00570/PDU Merebrook Farm Hanley Swan, prior approval of proposed change of use from agricultural building to dwelling house
14/00543/HOU Church End Farm, Hanley Castle – extension to side and rear
both applications were considered prior to meeting and no objections raised.
b) To consider under the Scheme of Delegation any Planning Applications received
between the publication of this agenda and the Meeting
c) Details of Decision Notices Received to-date:
d) Details of Appeal Notices Received to-date:
Hanley Hall, Gilberts End – Appeal Dismissed
APP/J1860/A/14/2219247 – Appeal following refusal. The Orchards, Haylers End, Hanley Castle – Retrospective application to replace stable block and hay store with 2 bed holiday let. (13/01245/FUL)
e) Details of enforcement action:
8 Highways Matters
a) Report & Works for the Lengthsman –
b) Update on items reported to WCC
c)Update on repair to footway in Roberts’ End (Tom Wells)
d) Other highway matters – overgrown hedgerows (S Adeney), safer roads (J Bass)
9 District & County Councillors Reports: for information
a) District Cllrs Mike Morgan & Tim Perry
b) County Cllr Tom Wells
10 Report of the:
a) Parish Paths Warden (Peter Goodyear)
b) Tree Warden (Peter Goodyear)
c) Pond Wardens (Neil & Gigi Verlander)
d) Playing Field Warden (Graham Holmes)
11 Environmental Matters:
a) Report of the Environmental Working Group.
12 Neighbourhood Development Plan
Update by Cllr Lamb
13 Correspondence:
a) Public Notice – Worcester Road Closure
b) Power Cut Leaflet (Circulated prior to meeting, information only)
14 To Receive the Report of the Local Police Officers
15 Topics raised by Councillors, Committees, Clerk & Parishioners:
a) Grass Cutting
b) New email address for approval –
c) Three Counties Tickets – method of distribution
d) A Village(s) Trail
16 Councillors reports and items for future agenda:
Each Councillor is requested to use this opportunity to report minor matters of information not included elsewhere on the agenda and to raise items for future agendas.
17 Date of next meeting:
To confirm the date of the next scheduled meeting as 17th July 2014
Signed: Rebecca Abunassar Date: 9th June 2014
The public and press are cordially invited to attend

For further information, please visit the main Hanley Castle Parish Council page.