Minutes of Extraordinary Meeting 15th December 2014

MINUTES OF AN EXTRAORDINARY MEETING OF BRAMPTON ABBOTTS & FOY GROUP PARISH COUNCIL HELD ON 15 DECEMBER 2014

IN BRAMPTON ABBOTTS VILLAGE HALL

Present: Cllr R Lewis (Chairman), Cllr J Sherahilo, Cllr W Proctor, Cllr I Pebody, Cllr D Teague & Cllr D Uzzell.

In attendance: Mrs A Hall (Clerk).

12/14 1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Cllr C Gethin-Lewis, Cllr V Coker & Cllr K Thomas

12/14 2. PRECEPT

Figures provided by the Clerk were reviewed and discussed. Particular points raised were to allow £100 for match funding for the Lengthsman’s Scheme, 2015 election possibilities and also the purchase of the BT phone box. Cllr Teague suggested a £3,000 Precept and this was seconded by Cllr Pebody and agreed by all.

12/14 3. NDP EXPENSES

Three NDP expense requests were discussed and agreed by all. Clerk to forward cheques.

12/14 4. PLANNING

The Clerk read out a letter received from Mad Dogs and Vintage Caravans assuring the Council that pre-planning applications have been made to Herefordshire Council. General discussion continued regarding the intended holiday accommodation. These applications are for renovations rather than new dwellings and this is in keeping with our CLP however the PC felt a comment should be made regarding the PC taking a different view on any further development.

Cllr Lewis has received a call from Richard West, the new owner of the field behind Oak House. He wishes to attend our next Parish meeting for discussions regarding the field’s development.

12/14 5. TRAVELLERS RESPONSE

It was agreed that the Clerk should draft a response to Herefordshire Council from the suggested points raised by a contact of Cllr Teague’s. Clerk to thank Cllr Teague’s contact for his assistance.

12/14 6. VIV LUCAS

The Chairman wanted to formally thank Viv Lucas for her role as Footpath Officer to our Parish Council. It is with sadness that Viv moves on to other things.

There being no further business the Chairman closes the meeting at 8.16 pm.