Minutes – Parish Council Meeting – 16 December, 2015

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF

WEALD PARISH COUNCIL

HELD ON THE 16th December, 2015

 

PRESENT:  Mrs R Wood, (in the Chair), Mrs C Beddoe, Mrs K Long and Mrs J Mannering.    

 

In attendance were District Councillors Thornton and Hogarth, two members of the public and the clerk.  

 

  1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE – Mrs L Harris, Mr R Brunner and Mr J Blackman.

 

  1. DECLARATION OF INTEREST – there was none.

 

  1. MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 25th November, 2015 – the Minutes were accepted as an accurate record and were so acknowledged by the signature of the Chairman.

 

  1. MATTERS ARISING

 

(1)  The Methodist Church

The clerk advised that despite strong pressure by the Parish Council to complete the purchase as soon as possible, there are still outstanding issues to be resolved with the Methodist Church before this can happen. 

 

(2)  Proposed Meeting with the School/PTA

It was agreed that, subject to representatives of the school, PTA and KCC being available, that the meeting should be held on Wednesday 20th  January.      The clerk agreed to advise the other parties and set up the meeting.

 

(3)  Parish Council Meetings in 2016

The clerk advised that the first meeting in 2016 will be held on Wednesday 20th January at 7.30 p.m. in the Memorial Hall.  The clerk agreed to notify the members of the other dates by email and to also note these dates in the Minutes of this meeting:

 

20th January

17th February

17th March

20th April

18th May – Annual Parish Meeting

15th  June

20th July

21th September

19th  October

16th  November

21st December

 

All meetings will be held at 19.30 in the Memorial Hall unless advertised differently

 

 

5.      CORRESPONDENCE

 

 

6.      PLANNING

 

The following applications have been reviewed by the Parish Council:

 

 

 

Reference :

 

 

SE/15/03878/HOUSE

 

        Site :

 

Beechmont Hall, Gracious Lane, Sevenoaks

 

Proposal :

Installation of 10Kw pv solar ground mounted system

        

X

     Support:

     √

 

 

The Parish Council supports this application

 

                 

       Objection

          and Reasons :

    √

 

 

 

 

 

Further Comments:

 

 

FROM:

Weald Parish Council

 

 

Reference :

 

 

SE/15/03819/HOUSE

 

        Site :

 

Summersby, White House Road, Bayleys Hill, Weald

 

Proposal :

Erection of a double garage to side extension with walls and gates

        

 

     Support:

     √

 

 

 

X

                 

       Objection

          and Reasons :

    √

 

The Parish Council objects to this Application.

 

The Applicant has failed to demonstrate that very special circumstances exist which support this development in the Green Belt and an AONB 

 

 

 

Further Comments:

 

 

FROM:

Weald Parish Council

 

 

Reference :

 

 

SE/15/03818/HOUSE

 

        Site :

 

Summersby, White House Road, Bayleys Hill, Weald

 

Proposal :

Erection of a rendered block wall to extend the boundary between Summersby and Ekeby

        

X

     Support:

     √

 

 

The Parish Council supports this application

 

                 

       Objection

          and Reasons :

    √

 

 

 

 

 

Further Comments:

 

 

FROM:

Weald Parish Council

 

 

 

Reference :

 

 

SE/15/03573/FUL

 

        Site :

 

Clover Cottage, Wickhurst  Road, Weald

 

Proposal :

Subdivision of plot and conversion of domestic outbuildingto new two dwelling

        

 

     Support:

     √

 

 

 

X

                 

       Objection

          and Reasons :

    √

 

The Parish Council objects to this application.

 

The Parish Council considers that the proposed development fails to meet the high standards required for a development in the Green Belt and in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty under Policies EN2 and GB7 

 

 

 

Further Comments:

 If planning is granted for this development the Parish Council requests that the permitted development rights be removed for both properties on the Clove Cottage site to protect the Green Belt/AONB.

 

FROM:

Weald Parish Council

 

7.      PUBLIC QUESTION TIME

 

8.      ANY OTHER BUSINESS

 

         There was no other business.

 

 

9.      CHEQUES FOR SIGNATURE

  

          8.11.15        

          001573                            SDC                                 £117.00

         001574                    PKF Littlejohn                     £240.00

         001575                    R Fletcher                         £257.76        

         29.11.15

         001577                    SDC                                 £137.28

         001579                    Chiddingstone P C               £40.39

         001580                    Weald Primary School          £892.32

         001581                    KCC (Landscape Services)    £680.36

         001582                    K Taylor                           £6209.49

         001584                    N E Spurr                          £541.50

 

The meeting closed at 8.20 p.m.          MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF

 

WEALD PARISH COUNCIL

HELD ON THE 16th December, 2015

 

PRESENT:  Mrs R Wood, (in the Chair), Mrs C Beddoe, Mrs K Long and Mrs J Mannering.    

 

In attendance were District Councillors Thornton and Hogarth, two members of the public and the clerk.  

 

  1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE – Mrs L Harris, Mr R Brunner and Mr J Blackman.

 

  1. DECLARATION OF INTEREST – there was none.

 

  1. MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 25th November, 2015 – the Minutes were accepted as an accurate record and were so acknowledged by the signature of the Chairman.

 

  1. MATTERS ARISING

 

(1)  The Methodist Church

The clerk advised that despite strong pressure by the Parish Council to complete the purchase as soon as possible, there are still outstanding issues to be resolved with the Methodist Church before this can happen. 

 

(2)  Proposed Meeting with the School/PTA

It was agreed that, subject to representatives of the school, PTA and KCC being available, that the meeting should be held on Wednesday 20th  January.      The clerk agreed to advise the other parties and set up the meeting.

 

(3)  Parish Council Meetings in 2016

The clerk advised that the first meeting in 2016 will be held on Wednesday 20th January at 7.30 p.m. in the Memorial Hall.  The clerk agreed to notify the members of the other dates by email and to also note these dates in the Minutes of this meeting:

 

20th January

17th February

17th March

20th April

18th May – Annual Parish Meeting

15th  June

20th July

21th September

19th  October

16th  November

21st December

 

All meetings will be held at 19.30 in the Memorial Hall unless advertised differently

 

 

5.      CORRESPONDENCE

 

 

6.      PLANNING

 

The following applications have been reviewed by the Parish Council:

 

 

 

Reference :

 

 

SE/15/03878/HOUSE

 

        Site :

 

Beechmont Hall, Gracious Lane, Sevenoaks

 

Proposal :

Installation of 10Kw pv solar ground mounted system

        

X

     Support:

     √

 

 

The Parish Council supports this application

 

                 

       Objection

          and Reasons :

    √

 

 

 

 

 

Further Comments:

 

 

FROM:

Weald Parish Council

 

 

Reference :

 

 

SE/15/03819/HOUSE

 

        Site :

 

Summersby, White House Road, Bayleys Hill, Weald

 

Proposal :

Erection of a double garage to side extension with walls and gates

        

 

     Support:

     √

 

 

 

X

                 

       Objection

          and Reasons :

    √

 

The Parish Council objects to this Application.

 

The Applicant has failed to demonstrate that very special circumstances exist which support this development in the Green Belt and an AONB 

 

 

 

Further Comments:

 

 

FROM:

Weald Parish Council

 

 

Reference :

 

 

SE/15/03818/HOUSE

 

        Site :

 

Summersby, White House Road, Bayleys Hill, Weald

 

Proposal :

Erection of a rendered block wall to extend the boundary between Summersby and Ekeby

        

X

     Support:

     √

 

 

The Parish Council supports this application

 

                 

       Objection

          and Reasons :

    √

 

 

 

 

 

Further Comments:

 

 

FROM:

Weald Parish Council

 

 

 

Reference :

 

 

SE/15/03573/FUL

 

        Site :

 

Clover Cottage, Wickhurst  Road, Weald

 

Proposal :

Subdivision of plot and conversion of domestic outbuildingto new two dwelling

        

 

     Support:

     √

 

 

 

X

                 

       Objection

          and Reasons :

    √

 

The Parish Council objects to this application.

 

The Parish Council considers that the proposed development fails to meet the high standards required for a development in the Green Belt and in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty under Policies EN2 and GB7 

 

 

 

Further Comments:

 If planning is granted for this development the Parish Council requests that the permitted development rights be removed for both properties on the Clove Cottage site to protect the Green Belt/AONB.

 

FROM:

Weald Parish Council

 

7.      PUBLIC QUESTION TIME

 

8.      ANY OTHER BUSINESS

 

         There was no other business.

 

 

9.      CHEQUES FOR SIGNATURE

  

          8.11.15        

          001573                            SDC                                 £117.00

         001574                    PKF Littlejohn                     £240.00

         001575                    R Fletcher                         £257.76        

         29.11.15

         001577                    SDC                                 £137.28

         001579                    Chiddingstone P C               £40.39

         001580                    Weald Primary School          £892.32

         001581                    KCC (Landscape Services)    £680.36

         001582                    K Taylor                           £6209.49

         001584                    N E Spurr                          £541.50

 

The meeting closed at 8.20 p.m.