Agenda for the Parish Council Meeting to be held on 15th September 2014

Agenda for the Parish Council Meeting to be held on 15th September 2014


Birdham Parish Council

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

Tel : 01243 790402

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Clerk to the Council : David J Siggs


Members are hereby summoned to attend a Meeting of Birdham Parish Council to be held at 7pm on Monday the 15th September 2014 in the Main Hall at Birdham Village Hall, Birdham.

David J Siggs - Clerk to the Council


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

2. Declaration of interests and granting of dispensations if any:

3. Approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 21st July 2014

4. Matters Arising

i) Land bequest to the Council

5. Clerks Report including:

i) WSCC Reports, highways matters and correspondence

ii) CDC Reports including correspondence

iii) To receive reports from Division Members of WSCC and Ward Members of CDC as appropriate.

iv) Other related matters

6. Finance and corporate:

i) To receive and approve a financial report.

ii) To consider the request for a financial contribution towards the Rule 6 appeal of the Clappers Lane planning application.

iii) To consider the quotations for the clearance of ditches around the Playing Field.

iv) To consider and agree the amendment to SO’s to properly reflect the Openness of Local Gov. Bodies Regulations 2014.

7. To receive an update on the position of the Neighbourhood Plan

8. Planning matters including applications and CDC delegated decisions.

i) To receive and approve the Minutes of the Planning Committee of the 11th August 2014.

ii) Planning Applications to be decided.

BI/14/02543/COU - Mr Adrian Howell Tawny Nurseries  Bell Lane Birdham Chichester

Change of use from certificated touring caravan site to a touring caravan site with 19 pitches and play area.

BI/14/02264/DOM - Mr And Mrs Timothy Firmston Garden Corner Church Lane Birdham Chichester

Erection of single storey lean-to extension on west elevation, and replacement of existing conservatory with new rear of house.

BI/14/02698/ADV - Premier Marinas Limited Chichester Marina Birdham Chichester

2 no. free standing signs to advertise on-site cafe and restaurant.

iii) Delegated Decisions to be noted.

BI/14/01731/DOM Mr Nick Judd Rickyard Cottage Birdham Road Birdham

storey side extension. PERMIT

BI/14/01781/DOM Mr Grahame Morgan-Watson Field Cottage Westlands Estate Birdham

Demolition of existing conservatory and porch; single storey extensions; amendments to windows; conversion of garage to living accommodation. PERMIT

9. Correspondence - Not previously circulated to be noted.

10. Reports

i)  Play area and playing field

ii) Village Green and pond –

iii) Condition of Village Drain/Ditch Network

iv) Police & Neighbourhood Watch

v) Communication Working Group

vi) Other -

a)     To consider providing a water butt at the Bird & Ham bus stop.

b)    To consider the provision of a dog waste bin at the junction of Greenacres and Westlands Farm

11. Reports of meetings attended by Councillors

12. Items for inclusion on next agenda.

13. Date of Next Meeting Monday the 20th October 2014