Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on Wednesday 10th October 2007 at 7.30pm in The Nelson Room of the Village Hall.

 

 

ACTION

Present

Vice Chairman David Hook, Liz Allen, Debbie Ashford, Richard Delf, David Pointer (from planning onwards), Hamish Rose, Peter Workman and Clerk - Ian Nelson. 

 

 

Members of the public present                                                                                                         

Mr B & Mrs I Lincoln.

 

 

Apologies

Apologies were received from Chairman Geoffrey Moulton, Kevin Cunningham, County Councillor Stella Rice and Hillary Battye.

 

 

Minutes of the previous meeting

The minutes of the meeting on 26th September were amended, approved and signed.

 

 

Public Participation

Mrs Lincoln expressed concern about the level of dog fouling in the village, particularly on the pavements in The Street.

 

 

 

 

Planning Applications

 

New applications since the last meeting are:

Bankmachine Ltd, Hempnall Stores, The Street, Hempnall - Installation of an automated teller machine – Mr Rose proposed, Mrs Ashford seconded and it was unanimously agreed to recommend rejection.  Reference to be made to various SNC IPMs that it would contravene and the ELZ

 

Complete Technical Services Ltd, Hempnall Stores, The Street, Hempnall - Installation of an automated teller machine and illuminated sign – Mrs Ashford proposed, Mrs Allen seconded and it was unanimously agreed to recommend rejection. Reference to be made to various SNC IPMs that it would contravene and the ELZ.

 

Bankmachine Ltd, Hempnall Stores, The Street, Hempnall - Installation of an illuminated sign – Mr Workman proposed, Mr Rose seconded and it was unanimously agreed to recommend rejection. Reference to be made to various SNC IPMs that it would contravene and the ELZ. . (Hempnall is classified as a rural dark landscape and Hempnall parish council is keen to minimise the impact of external lighting in the village.)

 

Mr M Sanders & Mr M Neason as LPA Receivers for UK Country Capital Ltd, Spring Farm, Spring Lane, Hempnall - Erection of 2 agricultural workers dwellings – Mr Delf proposed, Mrs Allen seconded and it was agreed 4 votes for and 3 against that the application be recommended for approval subject to a viable agricultural/horticultural business being carried on and the premises being used only for workers of that business.

 

Martin McColl Ltd, Hempnall Stores, The Street, Hempnall - Demolition of timber framed, metal clad outbuilding and alterations to internal layout – Mr Delf proposed, Mr Pointer seconded and it was unanimously agreed to recommend approval.

 

The clerk to notify SNC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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War Memorial traffic protection

Mr Rose declared an interest as the work is to be undertaken by NCC with whom his employer May Gurney have contracts.

 

Mr Workman proposed, Mr Rose seconded and it was agreed unanimously to accept the plans submitted by NCC subject to only three posts being installed, one on each of the three corners of the grass area. The clerk to notify NCC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Items for next agenda

Facilities for young people.

Parking in Bussey’s Loke.

 

 

 

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Other Information

The clerk informed the meeting that Mr Malcolm Dye, ex chairman of the parish council, had passed away at the weekend. He intended to write to his wife, Trixie, expressing the council’s condolences.

 

The clerk said that he would write to the dog warden and present fresh articles to the parish and parish council newsletters re dog fouling.

 

 

 

 

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There being no further business, the meeting was closed at 8.59pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Signed _____________________________________________Date 21st November 2007