Meeting of Walford Parish Council

15th January 2020 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Bishopswood Village Hall

to be held at Bishopswood Village Hall
At 7.30pm on Wednesday 15 January 2020

Councillors are summoned to attend; the press and public are invited to attend

1. Apologies: – to accept apologies for absence

2. Declarations: – to receive declarations of interest and consider any written applications for dispensations.

4. Minutes of previous meeting: – to consider minutes of the meeting held on 18 December 2019

5. Public participation session: –
5.1. To receive representations from the public (15 minutes allowed with a maximum of 3 minutes per person)

6. Planning: – to consider comments on application for determination by Herefordshire Council
6.1. To note summary of planning applications

7. Highways and footpaths: –
7.1. To receive report from Lengthsman Co-ordinator
7.2. To receive report from Rights of Way Officer
7.3. To consider requirements for new or replacement grit bins

8. Finance: –
8.1. To receive latest draft budget for 2020/21 and consider recommendations from Finance Committee

9. Neighbourhood Development Plan steering group: –
9.1. To receive questions on steering group update report
9.2. To note report from Core Strategy meeting and approve following responses
9.2.1. To draft a response to Herefordshire Council questionnaire
9.2.2. To continue to attend Core Strategy briefings
9.2.3. To note the potential need to review the NDP on a biennial basis
9.3. To approve the appointment of Leigh Russell to the steering group as Financial Controller
9.4. To approve seeking confirmation that previously offered development sites are still available
9.5. To approve publicising that further offers of potential development sites will be accepted until the end of February
9.6. To note that the Steering Group is actively seeking new contributors

10. WCSS working group: –
10.1. To receive questions on working group update report
10.2. To consider filling vacancy of Co-ordinator

11. Community engagement working group: –
11.1. To receive questions on working group update report
11.2. To consider filling vacancy in membership
11.3. To approve re-starting administration of Facebook page

12. Safety working group: –
12.1. To receive questions on working group update report
12.2. To note appointment of Cllr Newbert as co-ordinator
12.3. To consider filling vacancy in membership

13. Environmental working group: –
13.1. To receive questions on working group update report
13.2. To consider removing limit on number of members
13.3. To approve the appointment of Cllr Evans and Bridget Vine to the working group
13.4. Managing verges for biodiversity

14. Working group meeting locations: – to consider cost of meetings and suitable locations

15. Howle Hill War Memorial: – to consider requesting an asset transfer from Herefordshire Council

16. Items for next meeting agenda: – (No discussion)
16.1. Budget and precept 2020/21
16.2. To receive recommendations for SmartWater scheme
16.3. To receive recommendations for Kerne Bridge toilets

17. Next meeting: – Wednesday 19 February 2020 at 7.30pm in Bishopswood Village Hall

Signed           R J Abolins    Clerk to the Parish Council          9 January 2020

PDF copy of agenda

Planning summary