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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.

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

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 July 2016

Dear Councillor,

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

TUESDAY, 19th July, 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/ Election of Vice Chairman

2/ Apologies

3/ Declaration of Interest

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

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

6/ Affordable Houses in Gotham.

7/ Clifton Pastures Update/RBC Local Plan.

8/ Planning Decisions Received:

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

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

10/ Matters to Report

11/ Date & Time of Next Meeting

Committee Members: J.P.Anderson, G.Clark, A.Clayworth, M.J.Sheppard, G.Hutter, B.J.Walker, H.Taylor, M.Wilkins, J.M.F.Royce.

Distribution List: All Councillors

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

Notice of a Meeting of the Planning & Development Committee (21/06/16)

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

14 June 2016

Dear Councillor,

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

TUESDAY, 21st June, 2016

commencing at 7.30 p.m. in the Weldon Room of the Memorial Hall. K Mafham will be in attendance.

Yours sincerely,

J.A.Raven, Clerk to the Council

AGENDA

1/ Election of Chairman

2/ Election of Vice Chairman

3/ Apologies

4/ Declaration of Interest

5/ Minutes of the Meeting held on Tuesday, 19th April, 2016.

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

7/ Affordable Houses – Update (K.Mafham)

8/ Clifton Pastures Update/RBC Local Plan

9/ Planning Decisions Received:
16/5: (ref: 16/00819/FUL) Cuckoo Bush – Formation of. turfed beer garden with planters and fencing; surface and mark out remaining area to form car park for 5 vehicles. GRANTED

16/6: (ref:16/00792/CLUEXD) Top Farm, Barton Lane – Application for certificate of lawfulness in respect of the siting of a caravan and portable building and the construction of wooden building. APPLICATION WITHDRAWN

10/ Planning Applications Received:

11/ Matters to Report

12/ Date & Time of Next Meeting

Committee Members: J.P.Anderson, G.Clark, A.Clayworth, M.J.Sheppard, G.Hutter, B.J.Walker, H.Taylor, M.Wilkins, J.M.F.Royce.

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 (15/03/16)

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

In Attendance: Mr. A.Kerrison and Mr. C.Deller.

1/ Apologies: M.J.Sheppard. Absent: H.Taylor.

2/ Declaration on Interest: Nil.

PROPOSAL: Suspension of Standing Orders. PROPOSED: J.P.Anderson SECONDED: J.M.F.Royce. All in favour.

The Chairman welcomed Mr. Kerrison and Mr. Deller to the meeting.

Mr. Kerrison thanked the Council for allowing him and his partner to attend the meeting. It is important for them to gauge the Parish Council’s feelings on the future of the RBL site.
Mr. Kerrison reported, their company is named AMK Planning and they have developed several small supermarkets, under the direction of the owners, around Nottinghamshire. They plan to split the RBL site into two halves, one half for building three marketable bungalows and the other half for a 3,000 sq. ft. supermarket with car park and unloading access. The two sites would be screened in between with fencing.
Several questions arose as follows:
Is there enough business to necessitate another supermarket so near to the Spar shop?
What would happen if the Spar shop went out of business and both the shop and Post Office closed? Gotham would, once again, be without a Post Office.
Access to the bungalows from the narrow Brickyard would possibly involve talks with St. Gobain re widening the road.
Permission for access from Nottingham Road, to the two bungalows at the front of the site, might be turned down by RBC.

Councillor J.P.Anderson confirmed, the recent Housing Study had highlighted the need for new smaller homes within the village.

Mr. Kerrison addressed the question of the need for two shops. He had been advised that the owners of the proposed supermarket felt that there is enough business from the village and through traffic to support another shop.
The future of the Post Office would be determined by Post Office Limited who might transfer it to another location within the village or to the new supermarket.
Access to the bungalows would be arranged in consultation with St. Gobain, owners of the Brickyard.

The Chairman thanked Mr. Kerrison and Mr. Deller for informing the Council of their plans for the site.

Mr. Kerrison and Mr. Deller left the meeting at 8.03 p.m.

PROPOSAL: Re-Instatement of Standing Orders. PROPOSED: B.J.Walker SECONDED: J.M.F.Royce. All in favour.
3/ Minutes of the Meeting held on Tuesday, 16th February, 2016.
RESOLVED: That the Minutes of the Planning & Development Committee, held on the 16TH February, 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.

5/ Royal British Legion Site – Report on latest developments:
J.P. Anderson reported all money, received from the public to be invested in shares in Gotham Community Hub, had now been repaid and the Hub would be closed down within a few months. It was agreed, it might be risky to site another store on the RBL site as it could cause the loss of the newly opened Post Office and enlarged Spar shop. It was assumed, AMK Planning directors had attended this meeting with GPC Planning Committee to gain a ‘first move advantage’ in their quest for planning permission should they be successful in their bid to purchase the site.

6/ Structure of a Neighbourhood Plan:
B.J.Walker reported, East Leake are the first village to complete a Neighbourhood Plan within the Borough of Rushcliffe.

7/ RBC Local Plan Part 2 / Affordable Houses:
A copy of Ken Mafham’s response from Calverton to the Nottingham City Local Plan Part 2 had been received. The response highlights that, if the City takes note of Ken’s points re building on brown field sites, there would be no requirement for a development on Clifton Pastures.
K.Mafham had completed a response to RBC Local Plan Part 2 on behalf of GPC. He advises more development at larger villages, such as Bingham and Ruddington.
The question of siting a Travellers’ site at Clifton can be redressed by the already sufficient facilities in the area, e.g. Sutton Bonington and Radcliffe on Trent.
At this stage, there is no need for individuals to send in their responses to the RBC Local Plan Part 2.
K. Mafham has consulted Barton over his response.Councillor J. Coles has added his comments.
PROPOSAL: Acceptance of K. Mafham’s response to the RBC Local Plan Part 2 on behalf of GPC.
PROPOSED: M.Wilkins SECONDED: B.J. Walker. Vote: All in favour.

8/ Fracking: (M.Wilkins)
M.Wilkins confirmed the Memorial Hall is booked for a Public Meeting on the 12th May, 2016 to discuss the proposition of Fracking in the area. The meeting will be attended by Egdon (to be confirmed) and will be advertised in the next edition of Gotham News. Posters will be sited in Barton, Thrumpton and Kingston.
G.Clark advised that stock market quoted companies are legally obliged to advise any significant or material changes to the business. This information is freely available on the internet.

9/ Planning Decisions Received: Nil.

10/ Planning Applications Received: Nil.

11/ Matters to Report:
3 Meadow End – Decking removed as per RBC Enforcement Officer’s orders.

12/ Date & Time of Next Meeting:
The next meeting of the Planning Committee will be held in the Memorial Hall Weldon Room on Tuesday, 19th April, 2016 at 7.30 p.m.

Meeting closed at 8.50 p.m.