Agenda for the Parish Council Meeting to be held on Monday the 16th September

Agenda for the Parish Council Meeting to be held on Monday the 16th September


Birdham Parish Council

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

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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 September 2013 in the Main Hall at Birdham Village Hall at 7pm and all members of the Council are hereby summoned to attend

David J Siggs - Clerk to the Council


1. Presentation by Mr Mark McCadden – Headteacher Birdham CE Primary School

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

3. Declaration of interests:

4. Approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 15th July 2013

5. Matters Arising

            i) Land bequest to the Council

6. 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

7. Finance and corporate:

            i) To receive and approve a financial report.

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

9. Planning matters including applications and CDC delegated decisions.

            i) Approve and sign the minutes of the Planning Meeting held on the 29th July 2013

ii) New Homes Bonus

iii) Proposed new TRO at Birdham CE Primary School.

                iv) Planning Applications to be decided.

BI/13/02449/DOM Mr And Mrs R S _ C J V De Chair Oaklands Cottage Sidlesham Lane Birdham

New porch.

 BI/13/02560/TCA Mrs Hannah Borkowska South Bell House  Bell Lane Birdham

Notification of intention to fell 1 no. Willow tree.

 BI/13/02573/DOM Mr And Mrs Charles Hunt 3 Springfield Close Birdham

Replacement garage with garden store.

 BI/13/02599/TPA Mr Michael Herrington 7 Longmeadow Gardens Birdham  

Crown reduce by 2m (all round), thin by 10%, remove deadwood and crossing branches on 1 no. Oak tree (T2) subject to BI/72/00014/TPO.

 BI/13/02803/EXT Jones And Cam Birdham Business Park Birdham Road Birdham

Extension of time for the implementation of planning permission BI/10/03224/EXT. Demolish existing bungalow and erect 3 no. B1 units.

 BI/13/02795/FUL Electricity Sub Station North Of Greyroof, Alandale Road, Birdham, West Sussex,

Change of use and conversion of existing outbuilding known as 'Shepherds' (previous sub-station) into ancillary additional habitable accommodation to the main dwelling (The Old Poorhouse).

 v) Delegated Decisions to be noted.

BI/13/00849/LBC Mr And Mrs Murphy Well House Lock Lane Birdham

 Strip and replace existing roof and re-roof porch. Replace existing plastic gutters with cast iron gutters. Repoint chimney.  Replace existing solar panels with improved recessed panels.  Demolish existing lean-to shed like for like, with slate roof.  Demolish existing garage and leave hard standing for parking. PERMIT

 BI/13/01550/DOM Mr Alan Parker 7 Alandale Road Birdham

Change from hipped roof to gabled roof to include new window. PERMIT

BI/13/01630/DOM Mr & Mrs Murphy Well House  Lock Lane Birdham

Replacement lean-to shed, replacement solar panels and repair and maintenance works. PERMIT

 BI/13/01880/TPA Mrs Shirley Fraschetti Church Farm House Church Lane Birdham   

Reduce south sector by 2m and lift crown base by 2m (4m lift above ground level) on 1 no. Horse Chestnut tree (T5) subject to BI/04/00041/TPO. PERMIT

 10. Correspondence - Not previously circulated to be noted.

11. 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

12. Reports of meetings attended by Councillors

13. Items for inclusion on next agenda.

14. Date of Next Meeting 21st October 2013