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					             ELLISTOWN AND BATTLEFLAT PARISH COUNCIL
                            Created in 2001
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25th November 2008

Dear Councillor

You are summoned to attend the next meeting of the Parish Council.
The meeting will commence at 7.00pm at The Wesleyan Hall, Whitehill Road, Ellistown.


Signed
S Cowin, Clerk to the Council

                 MEETING DATE: Tuesday 2nd December 2008.
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                                     AGENDA
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1.      APOLOGISE FOR ABSENCE

2.      TO APPROVE MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING
        To approve the Minutes of Meetings held on 2 nd September 2008 after amendments
        and 4th November 2008.

3.      DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
        Members are reminded that following the adoption by Council of the Code of
        Conduct, any declaration of interest should be made having regard to the Code.

        In particular, members must make clear the nature of the interest and whether it is
        personal or prejudicial and, must state a reason for prejudicial interest.

4.      LOCAL POLICING REPORT

        (A)       To receive a report from PC Houghton
        (B)       Opportunity for members of the public to talk with local police

5.      PUBLIC QUESTION AND ANSWER SESSION – 15 minutes allowed

        The public QA session is for the public to raise issues or concerns with the Council.

6.      REMARKS FROM DISTRICT OR COUNTY COUNCILLORS

COUNCIL BUSINESS

Members of the public are welcome to remain but cannot participate in Council’s
business or discussions.

7.      MATTERS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MINUTES

8.      WARDENS UPDATE
9.    VACANCY FOR CLERK
      Agenda item requested by the Clerk

10.   LOCAL DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK
      Agenda item requested by the Clerk.

11.   FENCING AT REAR OF HOUSES ON EAST CRESCENT
      Agenda item requested by Cllrs Pollard, Weston & Gamble

12.   ALLOTMENTS
      EXPANSION OF ALLOTMENTS
      Agenda item requested by Cllr Weston
      PLANNING APPLICATION FOR CONTAINERS
      Agenda item requested by Cllr Pollard

13.   PARISH COUNCILLOR TRAINING – FEEDBACK AND SUGGETSIONS
      Agenda item requested by Cllr Weston

14.   RECREATION LAND IN ELLISTOWN
      Agenda item requested by Cllr Gamble
      ST CHRISTOPHERS PARK – PUBLIC CONSULTATION
      Agenda item requested by Cllr Gamble
      SOUTH STREET UPGRADE
      Agenda item requested by Cllr Pollard

15.   ST CHRISTOPHERS HANGING BASKET TREE
      Agenda item requested by Cllr Gamble

16.   SOUTH STREET CONSULTATION REGARDING UK COAL APPLICATION
      Agenda item requested by Cllr Gamble

17.   ELLISTOWN FC UNDER 16’S
      Agenda item requested by Cllr Gamble

18.   ACTION GROUP FUNDING/FREE RESERVE
      Agenda item requested by Cllr Gamble

19.   KEYS TO PARISH PROPERTY
      Agenda item requested by Cllr Gamble

20.   STOLEN POSTER
      Agenda item requested by Cllr Gamble

21.   SENSE VALLEY FORUM
      Agenda item requested by Cllr Gamble

22.   FINANCIAL MATTERS

      Receipts:                                                               £21.08
      Bank reconciliation of account:         Statement 77 (31/10/2008)   £36,976.95
      Less uncleared cheques:                                               £6,408.74
      Balance in Hand :                                                   £30,568.21

23.   ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

      Action required of Council:
      Council to authorise the following payments

      Payments:
      725     Mr D McSherry – Salary w/c 1st December 2008                       £230.75
      726     Mr D McSherry – Salary w/c 8th December 2008 (post dated)          £230.55
      727     Mr D McSherry – Salary w/c 15th December 2008 (post dated)         £230.75
      728     Mr D McSherry – Salary w/c 22nd December 2008 (post dated)         £230.75
      729     Mr D McSherry – Salary w/c 29th December 2008 (post dated)         £230.55
      730     Mrs S Cowin – Clerks Salary for November 2008                      £603.22
      731     Mrs S Cowin – Clerks Incidental Costs for November 2008            £122.00
      732     T P Lawrence – Fuel for October 2008                               £179.19
      733     LRALC – Councillor Training                                        £ 20.00

24.   PLANNING APPLICATIONS
      08/01520/VCI – Erection of B2 industrial unit approved under planning permission ref
      08/00165/FULM without complying with condition 13 so as to enable external storage.

      2008/L352/07 – Leicestershire County Council – Erection of 2 canopies, Ellistown
      Primary School.

      PLANNING DECISIONS
      08/01232/OUTM – Erection of up to 4640 square meters of B1(a) offices (Outline –
      access, layout and scale included) at Land Rear of Charnwood Arms, Beveridge Lane,
      Coalville – Outline Planning Permission.

      08/01288/RET – Retention of unit for light industrial (B1) use with associated offices at
      Unit 12a, South Leicester Industrial Estate, South Street – Planning Permission.

      08/01368/FUL – Erection of a single storey rear extension (retrospective application) at
      20 Battleflat Drive, Ellistown – Planning Permission.

25.   CORRESPONDENCE REQUIRING RESPONSE/READING AND OR ACTION

26.   OTHER CORRESPONDENCE AND CIRCULARS RECEIVED

27.   ANY OTHER BUSINESS
      Members are reminded that items raised in AOB are for discussion only and can not be
      voted upon for resolution.

28.   NEXT PARISH COUNCIL MEETING
      TBC
CONFIDENTIAL SESSION

PRESENTATION BY JAMES GAMBLE
       TREE NURSERY
       CROSSROADS GARDEN
       INTERPRETATION LECTURNS (AS PER SENSE VALLEY)
Agenda item requested by various Cllrs

CLLRS AVAILABILITY FOR MEETING WITH EAGS - URGENT
Agenda item requested by the Clerk.

				
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