Council Business


To Members of the Council:
I hereby give notice that a meeting of Swaffham Bulbeck Parish Council will be held via ‘Zoom’ on Tuesday 6th July 2021 at 7.30pm

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You are hereby summoned to attend for the purpose of transacting the following business:
Members of the public and press are invited to attend.

30th June 2021
Clerk to the Parish Council


5116 Apologies for Absence
(LGA 1972 s 85(1)
5117 Members’ Declaration of Interest for Items on the Agenda and Requests for Dispensation
(Localism Act 2011 s 31 s 33)
5118 Presentation by Grant Folley, EDF Renewables Proposed Solar Park (15 mins)
5119 Open Forum for Public Participation (10 minutes)
At the close of this item, members of the public will no longer be permitted to address the Council unless invited to do so by the Chairman.
5120 To Approve Minutes of Previous Meeting
Proposal: To Approve Minutes of Meeting 501 4th May 2021
5121 Matters Arising/Clerks and Councillors Reports (for information only)
• Drop Kerb
• Cemetery Path
5122 County and District Councillors Reports
5123 Finances Including Approval of Payment of Outstanding Accounts
a. Proposal: To Approve Bank Reconciliations for April/May and June 2021
b. To Note Quarter 1 Budget Reports
c. To Note Receipts
Burial Fees R. J. Pepper £300
d. Proposal: To Note Payment of June Accounts
Payee Item Net VAT Gross
Mrs D Bayliss May Salary Confidential
Mr J Wick Handyman £90.80 £0.00 £90.80
Mrs D Bayliss Travel Expenses £28.80 £0.00 £28.80
JCS Bookkeeping Payroll £20.40 £4.08 £24.48
Herts and Cambs GM Grass Cutting £568.00 £113.60 £681.60
Vision ICT Email Hosting £36.00 £7.20 £43.20
L Batchelor-Wylam NP Fees £120.00 £0.00 £120.00

e. Proposal: To Pay July Accounts
Payee Item Net VAT Gross
Mrs D Bayliss June Salary Confidential
Mr J Wick Handyman £90.80 £0.00 £90.80
Mrs D Bayliss Travel Expenses £57.20 £0.00 £57.20
JCS Bookkeeping Payroll £20.40 £4.08 £24.48
Herts and Cambs G M Grass Cutting £228.00 £45.60 £273.60
Pear Technology Cemetery Mapping £80.00 £16.00 £96.00
Glasdon Rubbish Bags £109.42 £21.88 £131.30

f. Proposal: To Consider Funding Request of up to £500 for Film Night from the village mutual aid group.
5124 Scheme of Delegation
a. Proposal: To Consider Extending the Current Scheme of Delegation until September
5125 Planning Matters
a. Planning Applications (for information)
21/00610/FUL 28 Commercial End Swaffham Bulbeck. First floor extension & alterations to existing dwelling.
21/00671/FUL Chalk Farm Newmarket Road Bottisham. Change of use of amenity land and construction of a hard surfaced tennis court and associated development.
b. Planning Approvals
21/00400/FUL 14 Pound Way Swaffham Bulbeck. Single storey front extension.
c. Tree Works
21/00680/TRE 54 Commercial End Swaffham Bulbeck. T1 Apple – Reduce by up to 2mtrs all over, shaping accordingly and thin the crown by approximately 20% to make appropriate size for current environment.
21/00859/TRE 53 Commercial End Swaffham Bulbeck. T1 Macrocarpa – Remove due proximity to wall and road and due to size and location causing shadowing and reducing the use of the garden.
T2 Western Red Cedar – Remove due to proximity to wall and road, poor specimen.
5126 CLT Update
Update on Progress of CLT (Councillor Romero)
5127 Neighbourhood Plan Update
Update on Status of Neighbourhood Plan (Councillor Romero)
5128 Trees and Biodiversity
a. Update from Working Group (Councillor Raby)
b. Grass Cutting Update
5129 Speed Watch
a. Speed Watch Volunteers and Co-ordinator
5130 Denny and Play Area
a. Play Area Report (Councillor Sewell)
b. To Discuss Holding a Community Consultation re Wild Flowers on the Bunds.
5131 Motion to Exclude the Public and Press
That the public (including representatives of the press) be excluded during the consideration of the remaining item No 5132 because it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the public were present during the item(s) there would be disclosure to them of exempt information of Category 1 & 2 Part 1 Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).
5132 Position of Clerk to the Council
a. To Discuss Recruitment of New Clerk
5133 Agenda Items for the Next Meeting
Any business and payments, to be considered at Parish Council meeting must be delivered to the Clerk for inclusion on the agenda at least 7 days prior to the meeting.
5134 Date of Next Meeting
September 7th (Venue to be confirmed)