Agenda for the Parich Council Meeting of 16th January 2012
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Agenda for the Parich Council Meeting of 16th January 2012


Birdham Parish Council

28 Langdale Avenue, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 8JQ

Tel : 01243 790402  Fax : 01243 784478

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Clerk to the Council : David J Siggs





I hereby give you notice that a Meeting of Birdham Parish Council is to be held on Monday 16th January 2012 in the Main Hall at Birdham Village Hall at 7pm and all members of the Council are hereby summoned to attend. All residents are invited to attend.

David J Siggs - Clerk to the Council


1. Public Question Time. (In accordance with Standing Orders 1d – 1l)                   15 mins

2. Declaration of interests                                                                                            2 mins

3. Approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 19th December 2011           5 mins

4. Emergency Planning – Lloyd Harris (CDC)                                                           20 mins

5. Land bequeathed to the Council – Clerk to report on current position                     2 mins

6. Clerk’s Report including:                                                                                         10 mins

i) WSCC Reports, highways matters and correspondence

ii) CDC reports including correspondence

iii) Other related matters

iv) Reports from Members of WSCC/CDC if appropriate

7. To determine if Birdham Parish Council should proceed with a Neighbourhood Plan and, if so the way ahead.                                                                                                 15 mins

8. Planning matters including CDC Applications and Decisions                                15 mins


 BI/11/05313/FUL Mr Chris Milton Cowdry Nursery Sidlesham Lane Birdham Chichester

Siting of 1 no. mobile home and amenity buildings for gypsy use only.


BI/11/04964/TPA Mr Alan Grisdale 31 Walwyn Close Birdham

Reduce south and east sectors by 2m (to previous wound points), remove deadwood and internal epicormic growth on 1 no. Oak tree (T4) subject to BI/97/00037/TPO. PERMIT

9. Correspondence                                                                                                        5 mins

10. Diamond Jubilee Celebrations 2012                                                                      10 mins

11. Affordable housing in Birdham – To determine the viability of establishing a working group to look into site selection. – Cllr Bolton to report.                                                         15 mins

12. Fund Application for a Birdham Energy and Sustainability study/plan. - Cllr Bolton to report.  15 mins

13. Reports:                                                                                                                 15 mins

i) Play area and playing field

ii) Village green and pond

iii) Police & Neighbourhood Watch

iv) Communications/Parish Newsletter

v) Other

14. Finance                                                                                                                 10 mins

To receive and approve a financial report

To confirm the extension of the Clerks hours from 8 hours to 12 hours per week.

15. Reports of meetings attended by councillors                                                       10 mins

16. Items for inclusion in next meeting.                                                                        5 mins