ELLISTOWN AND BATTLEFLAT PARISH COUNCIL Created in 2001 _____________________________________________________________________ 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. ____________________________________________________________________________ AGENDA ____________________________________________________________________________ 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.