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Sutton at Hone & Hawley Parish Council

Minutes March 19

MINUTES – PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON 21st MARCH 2019 

 

1.APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE.               Cllr Thurlow               DBC event

Cllr Rogers                 No apologies

Cllr Dabb                    No apologies*

*Members did not agree an extension to the agreed absence in advance.

2.DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

The Clerk granted dispensation to members for discussion on the budget.         

3.MANAGEMENT

a)Accounts.                          It was proposed by Cllr Bradley, 

seconded by Cllr. Arnold and agreed to approve matters related to finance as follows:

General

KCC                                        Fire safety inspection                                      £499.56

JR Ground Garden                  Grounds maintenance                                      £671.67

B Gas                                      Pars Lane Pavilion (elec)                                £248.27

B Gas                                      Parish Office (elec)                                         £150.38

Burial

NC Graves                              Interment of ashes                                          £50.00

Veolia                                      Waste removal                                                £20.90

Lighting

EDF                                        St Ltg Energy                                                  £448.21

b)Minutes.    It was proposed by Cllr. Arnold seconded by Cllr. Harbud and agreed by all to approve as a correct record minutes of the meeting held on Feb 21st2019

c)Matters arising from Minutes.      Leak (repaired) reported at Chapelfields allotments

d)Questions from Public & Press    Dynamos rep reported an issue with pitch marking-clerk to refer to contractor. 

e)Items discussed

Asset Rationalisation               Members discussed the bids received for the office premises and unanimously (show of hands) agreed to proceed with Bid B. Members also discussed how the council would work day to day in the future regarding public contact/storage/meeting space etc.

 

Parish Members’ AllowancesMembers considered and discussed the recommendations from DBC via the Independent Remuneration Panel and agreed that it was not in the best interest of this council to pay allowances. 

 

Election May 2nd2019            Members discussed the future of the council.

 

Sports Pavilion & Rec Grounds.        Alarm set off reported due to power cuts/stormy weather

 

Jubilee Field                No issues        

 

Hawley Pavilion          Members agreed the extension plans submitted by the Hawley Pavilion Trust. All were in favour of the works and advised that the plans should be submitted including the external W.C.

 

Burial Ground             Clerk reported a tree fallen in the high winds which will be cleared. 

 

Payback                       No current usage

 

f)Items for information                    NONE

 

g)Parish Councillors Report             Cllr Maddison reported ongoing issues with the bollards installed in and around Tallents close

 

h)Clerk’s Report                   Beginning negotiations for a new more economical energy contract for street lighting

 

i)Ward Member’s report     NONE

 

j)Borough Matters               Chair highlighted election & purdah.

      

4.PLANNING

 

As determined by the planning sub committee;                      Comments

Erection of a two storey rear extension (including demolition of existing side conservatory) with extended loft conversion to provide additional rooms in the roof space

LOCATION

111 Main Road

Sutton At Hone

Kent

DA4 9HQ

Council has concerns that this proposal will impinge on existing off street parking facilities and we highlight the necessity for the proposal to comply with planning regs regarding provision of parking. 

 

Application for Listed Building Consent internal alterations to allow the annex to be used as a separate dwelling (named Sutton House Cottage) with allocated parking and private courtyard

LOCATION

Sutton House

Hawley Road

Hawley

Comments:

We have concerns that as this is a listed building, any alterations to internal walls should be referred to English Heritage who do not appear to be a consultee

 

Erection of a single storey extension to garden centre including extension to cafe and kitchen, use of land for external seating area and childrens play area

LOCATION

Hawley Garden Centre

Hawley Road

Hawley

Kent

DA2 7RB

We have concerns regarding noise and disturbance as well as smells and fumes that result from the proposed use and how these might affect the properties which form Leigh Place cottages (Main Road).

 

No comments/objections;

Erection of a two storey side extension incorporating demolition of existing single storey side addition

LOCATION

Selwyn

Hawley Road, Hawley

 

Erection of a single storey rear extension and provision of front and side dormer windows to provide additional rooms in the roof space including reduction in size of existing garage

LOCATION

23 Keith Avenue

Sutton At Hone

Kent

DA4 9HH

 

Application for removal of condition 6 of planning permission DA/04/00274/COU (annex sole purpose to be incidental to Sutton house and not to be used as separate unit) to allow the annex to be used as a separate dwelling (named Sutton House Cottage) with allocated parking and private courtyard

LOCATION

Sutton House 

Hawley Road

Hawley

DA1 1PX

 

Erection of a first floor front and side extension

LOCATION

36 Cedar Drive

Sutton At Hone

Kent

DA4 9EN

 

Variation of condition 2 (approved drawings) of planning permission DA/17/01685/FUL 

LOCATION

Adjacent 41 Cedar Drive

Sutton At Hone

Kent

DA4 9EW

 

Members then discussed a matter ‘in camera’.

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There being no further business the meeting was declared closed at 8.30pm