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Notice of a Meeting of the Planning & Development Committee (20/06/17)

GOTHAM PARISH COUNCIL

Mrs J A Raven
Clerk to the Council
33 Leake Road
Gotham
Notts
NG11 0HW
Tel: 0115 9830863
Email: gothamparishclerk@outlook.co.uk

15 June 2017

Dear Councillor,

YOU ARE duly summoned to attend a PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MEETING to be held on

TUESDAY, 20th June, 2017

commencing at 7.30 p.m. in the Weldon Room of the Memorial Hall.

Yours sincerely,

J.A.Raven, Clerk to the Council

AGENDA

1/ Apologies

2/ Declaration of Interest

3/ Minutes of the Meeting held on Tuesday, 16th May, 2017.

4/ Progress from the Minutes, not on the Agenda.

5/ Royal British Legion Site

6/ Neighbourhood Plan

7/ Traffic Survey Report.

8/ Planning Decisions Received: Nil.

9/ Planning Applications Received:

17/ 5 (Ref: 17/01238/FUL) 120 Leake Road, single storey rear extension.

10/ Matters to Report

11/ Date & Time of Next Meeting

Committee Members: J.P.Anderson (Chairman), A.Clayworth (Vice-Chairman), G.Hutter, B.J.Walker, H.Taylor, J.M.F.Royce, M.Wilkins. S.Kent, J.Youatt, P.Bower.

Distribution List: All Councillors

Members of the Public and Press are cordially invited to this meeting.

Minutes of a Meeting of the Planning & Development Committee (28/02/17)

Present: Councillors, J.P. Anderson (Chairman), M. Wilkins, J.M.F. Royce, B.J.Walker, G.Hutter.

1/ Apologies: Nil Absent: H.Taylor, A. Clayworth

2/ Declaration on Interest: Nil.

3/ Minutes of the Meeting held on Tuesday, 21st February, 2017.
RESOLVED: That the Minutes of the Planning & Development Committee, held on the 21st February, 2017 as previously circulated to be deferred until the next Planning and Development Meeting.

4/ Progress from the Minutes, not on the Agenda: Nil to report.

5/ RBC village Local Plan part 2 ‘Further Options’ Consultation 17th February – 31st March
RBC presentation 3-8pm 9th March 2017 at the Memorial Hall
A discussion continued re the RBC Local Plan Part 2.
Presentation on the 9th March, 2017 at Gotham Memorial Hall.
Ken Mafham to score the building plots, identified by RBC, for the official response – closing date, 31st March, 2017. J.P.Anderson to assist.

6/ Neighbourhood Plan:
Ken Mafham to assist with the Gotham Neighbourhood Plan. Flooding advice available to Ken from G.Hutter and A. Howick.
An RCAN Neighbourhood Plan meeting to take place at Bingham Methodist Church on the 28th March, 2017 from 7.30 p.m.

7/ Planning Decisions Received: Nil.

8/ Planning Applications Received:
17/ 2 (ref: 17/00340/FUL) 14 Nottingham Road – single storey rear extension
PROPOSAL: NO OBJECTION.
PROPOSED: J.P. Anderson SECONDED: M.Wilkins. Vote: Four in favour, one abstention.

9/ Matters to Report: Nil.

10/ Date & Time of Next Meeting: The next meeting of the Planning Committee will be held in the Memorial Hall Weldon Room on Tuesday, 21st March, 2017 at 7.30 p.m. Meeting closed at 8.40 pm

Minutes of a Meeting of the Planning & Development Committee (21/02/17)

Present: Councillors, J.P. Anderson (Chairman), A. Clayworth (Vice-Chairman) M. Wilkins, J.M.F. Royce, B.J.Walker, G.Hutter.

1/ Apologies: Nil Absent: H.Taylor. In Attendance: Barton Councillor, J. Coles, Planning Representative, K. Mafham.

The Chairman welcomed J. Coles and K. Mafham to the meeting.

2/ Declaration on Interest: B.J. Walker declared an interest in Item 5 on the Agenda as she is a village landowner.

3/ Minutes of the Meeting held on Tuesday, 18TH October, 2016.
RESOLVED: That the Minutes of the Planning & Development Committee, held on the 18th October, 2016 as previously circulated, be confirmed and signed as a true record of the business transacted.
PROPOSED: B.J. Walker SECONDED: J.M.F. Royce. Vote: All in favour.

4/ Progress from the Minutes, not on the Agenda: Nil to report.

PROPOSAL: Suspension of Standing Orders during the meeting to allow K. Mafham and J. Coles to join the debate.
PROPOSED: J.P.Anderson SECONDED: J.M.F.Royce. Vote: All in favour.

5/ RBC village Local Plan part 2 ‘Further Options’ Consultation 17th February – 31st March
RBC presentation 3-8pm 9th March 2017 at the Memorial Hall

RBC has produced its Local Plan Part 2 with associated green belt review and a Rushcliffe Community Infrastructure Levy. The Consultation period is between the 17th February to the 31st March, 2017. GPC has to submit the best response possible by this time. There is a total of five consultation meetings planned around the Borough with the one at Gotham Memorial Hall due to take place on the 9th March, 2017 from 3pm – 8 p.m.
RBC must find land in the Borough for nine hundred new homes with Clifton South land not an option, at the present time due to transport/sustainability reasons. Eight possible plots of land in Gotham have been identified as possible building sites.

K.Mafham reported to the meeting.

RECOMMENDATIONS to main Council:
1. To pay Ken Mafham £500 for planning advice.
2. That GPC reaffirms its policy for a ‘shrink-wrap’ green belt envelope around the village and supports provision of affordable housing, behind the former Royal British Legion site.
3. That GPC register for a Neighbourhood Plan.
4. A Public Meeting to be held on Monday, 20th March, 2017 in the Memorial Hall, main hall at 7.30 p.m.

PROPOSED: J.P. Anderson SECONDED: G. Hutter. Vote: All in favour.

Item 10. To be taken next on the agenda.

10. Date & Time of Next Meeting:
The next meeting of the Planning Committee will be held in the Memorial Hall Weldon Room on Tuesday, 28th February, 2017 at 7.30 p.m.

Meeting closed at 7.40 pm

Minutes of a Meeting of the Planning & Development Committee (18/10/16)

Present: Councillors, J.P.Anderson (Chairman) , A.Clayworth (Vice-Chairman) M.Wilkins, J.M.F.Royce, B.J.Walker, M.J.Sheppard.

1/ Apologies: G.Hutter Absent: H.Taylor.

2/ Declaration on Interest: Nil.

3/ Minutes of the Meeting held on Tuesday, 20TH September, 2016.
RESOLVED: That the Minutes of the Planning & Development Committee, held on the 20th September, 2016 as previously circulated, be confirmed and signed as a true record of the business transacted, with the following amendment: 6/ Clifton Pastures Update: 2nd sentence delete ‘New Year’ replace with ‘any time now’.
PROPOSED: M.J.Sheppard SECONDED: B.J.Walker. Vote: All in favour.

4/ Progress from the Minutes, not on the Agenda: Nil to report.

5/ Affordable Houses In Gotham:
J.P.Anderson had, unsuccessfully, attempted to contact Ross Jones, Waterloo Property Representative, who had indicated a meeting was to take place with British Gypsum re the release of land for affordable housing. The two parties might be awaiting the outcome of the former RBLsite sale.

6/ Clifton Pastures Update:
J.P.Anderson reported his attempt to speak to a representative of Notts Highways, re traffic issues, should the housing development at Clifton go ahead. GPC will need to work with Highways to achieve the best road system.
K.Mafham has sent the Kimberley Neighbourhood Plan first stage as an example of how he might be able to assist Gotham draw up a Neighbourhood Plan,if required. It will be advisable to await the outcome of Gotham’s green belt status after the RBC Local Plan Part 2 is published and seek Ken’s opinion on the need for a Neighbourhood Plan.
Over the past few years, several major projects have required capital funds. J.P.Anderson suggested a capital fund could be set up for Development Plans.
A sum of money needs to be injected into the green belt fund, say £10,000. Recommendation to the Finance Committee PROPOSED by B.J.Walker and SECONDED by J.P.Anderson that it is appropriate to increase the Capital sum in the green belt fund to total £10,000.
Vote: four in favour, one against and one abstention.

A discussion took place re the future of the Tithe Barn which could be refurbished by the Heritage Lottery Grant only if it was to be put to community use. A public consultation might assist with ideas for using the Tithe Barn if it should become available .

7/ Planning Decisions Received: Nil.

8/ Planning Applications Received: Nil.

9/ Matters to Report:
The grass in the Cemetery is too long. Clerk to check with Horizon re another cut.
Well House refurbishment total cost to date – £35,389. Benches and gates still to be ordered. Contingency – £339.
10/ Date & Time of Next Meeting:
The next meeting of the Planning Committee will be held in the Memorial Hall Weldon Room on Tuesday, 15th November, 2016 at 7.30 p.m.

Meeting closed at 8.25 p.m.

Notice of a Meeting of the Planning & Development Committee (18/10/16)

GOTHAM PARISH COUNCIL

Mrs J A Raven
Clerk to the Council
33 Leake Road
Gotham
Notts
NG11 0HW
Tel: 0115 9830863
Email: gothamclerk@yahoo.co.uk

12 October 2016

Dear Councillor,

YOU ARE duly summoned to attend a PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MEETING to be held on

TUESDAY, 18th October, 2016

commencing at 7.30 p.m. in the Weldon Room of the Memorial Hall.

Yours sincerely,

J.A.Raven, Clerk to the Council

AGENDA

1/ Apologies

2/ Declaration of Interest

3/ Minutes of the Meeting held on Tuesday, 20th September, 2016.

4/ Progress from the Minutes, not on the Agenda.

5/ Affordable Houses in Gotham.

6/ Clifton Pastures Update/RBC Local Plan.

7/ Planning Decisions Received:

8/ Planning Applications Received:

9/ Matters to Report

10/ Date & Time of Next Meeting

Committee Members: J.P.Anderson (Chairman), A.Clayworth (Vice-Chairman), M.J.Sheppard, G.Hutter, B.J.Walker, H.Taylor, J.M.F.Royce, M.Wilkins.

Distribution List: All Councillors

Members of the Public and Press are cordially invited to this meeting.

Minutes of a Meeting of the Planning & Development Committee (19/07/16)

Present: Councillors, J.P.Anderson,  M.Wilkins, J.M.F.Royce,  H.Taylor, G.Hutter, G.Clark, B.J.Walker.

1/ Apologies: A.Clayworth, M.J.Sheppard.

The Chairman and Committee expressed their sympathy to M.J.Sheppard and family following the recent sad loss of Toby Sheppard.

2/ Election of Vice-Chairman:

Nomination: A.Clayworth. PROPOSED BY: J.P. Anderson, SECONDED: B.J.Walker. Vote: All in favour.

3/ Declaration on Interest: B.J.Walker expressed an interest in Planning Application:

(ref:16/01533/FUL) Fairholme, The Rushes

4/ Minutes of the Meeting held on Tuesday, 21st June, 2016.

RESOLVED: That the Minutes of the Planning & Development Committee, held on the 21st June, 2016 as previously circulated, be confirmed and signed as a true record of the business transacted.

PROPOSED: J.M.F.Royce SECONDED: M.Wilkins. Vote: Four in favour, three abstentions.

5/ Progress from the Minutes, not on the Agenda:

Shale Gas meeting: M.Wilkins had attended a meeting, held at the Friends Meeting House, Clarendon Street, on the 11th July, 2016. The meeting discussed technical aspects of mining for shale gas. There had been no application for mining shale gas in Nottinghamshire to date. Information given out seemed confusing and relied on guesswork. The main fear is pollution and tremors. A site in Yorkshire has gained planning permission and testing for gas will be evaluated. Shale gas mining in Scotland and Wales has been banned.

6/ Affordable Houses Update:

Three attendees at the GPC main meeting explained the process of producing affordable housing. To date, there was no news on the outcome of the sale of the RBL site. K.Mafham researching the availability of Glebe Land, adjacent to the New Rectory.

7/ Clifton Pastures Update:

To date, no planning application for housing on Clifton Pastures. The bottom has fallen out of the housing market due to Brexit. J.P.Anderson suggested holding a half day seminar in October, hosted by GPC organised by K.Mafham, to discuss green belt issues. An entry charge of £25 could be implemented. R.Mapletoft, in reply to an enquiry re housing numbers by Barton P.C., had quoted numbers, due in part by the increase in immigration, which had increased the need for houses.

8/ Planning Decisions Received: Nil.

9/ Planning Applications Received:

16/8:  (ref: 16/)1502/ADV) Sun Inn: Display illuminated and non-illuminated signage on exterior of building.

PROPOSAL: NO OBJECTION. With following comments:

1.       Illumination should be no brighter than existing.

2.       There should be a curfew outside opening hours.

3.       This should not set a precedent for other village establishments.

PROPOSED: M.Wilkins SECONDED: G.Hutter. Vote: All in favour.

B.J.Walker left the room at 8.10 p.m. having declared an interest in the following planning application.

16/10: (ref:16/01533/FUL) Fairholme, The Rushes – Side and rear extension.

PROPOSAL: NO OBJECTION.

PROPOSED: J.P.Anderson  SECONDED: H.Taylor. Vote: Five in favour, one against.

PROPOSAL: Amendment to add comment: ‘Reduction of white render to match surrounding properties’.

PROPOSED: J.M.F.Royce  SECONDED: G.Clark.

Vote: three in favour, three against.

Casting vote: against.

B.J.Walker returned to the meeting at 8.20 p.m.

10. Matters to Report:

M.Wilkins had circulated a log-in password to Councillors for access to the village Facebook page.

A dead foal had been dumped on Gypsum Way.

Still too much dog faeces left on village paths. An article in the July edition of Gotham News re this problem.

Heritage Day – 18th September, 2016. H.Taylor offered to show his classic cars – 1953 DB3 Lagonda, 1954 DB3 Lagonda and 1964 Rover 100.

G.Hutter to ask D. Brown to exhibit his Rolls Royce.

The Clerk to ask D. Ashworth to exhibit his MGA.

11. Date & Time of Next Meeting:

The next meeting of the Planning Committee will be held in the Memorial Hall Weldon Room on Tuesday, 20th September, 2016 at 7.30 p.m.

Meeting closed at 8.30 p.m.