Agenda for the Parish Council Meeting to be held on the 18th January 2016

Agenda for the Parish Council Meeting to be held on the 18th January 2016

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 the Meeting of Birdham Parish Council to be held at 7pm on Monday the 18th January 2016 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.
a) To receive Declarations of Interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda, in accordance with the provisions of the Localism Act 2011 in respect of members and in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government Act 1972 in respect of officers.
b) To consider any Dispensation Requests received by the Clerk not previously considered.
3. Approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 21st December 2015.
4. 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
5. To receive an update on the Neighbourhood Plan.
6. Finance and Corporate:
i) To receive and approve a financial report.
ii) To consider and determine a response to the recent proposals of the CDC Task & Finish Group in relation to the New Homes Bonus (NHB).
iii) To consider and determine a response to the recent proposals by NALC to provide a Sector Led Body (SLB) for Audit.
iv) To consider the provision of a Beacon Lighting to celebrate the Queens 90th Birthday on the 21st April 2016.
7. Correspondence - Not previously circulated to be noted.
8. Reports
i) Play area and playing field
ii) Village Green and pond
iii) Condition of Village Drain/Ditch Network – To include an update on current work.
iv) Police & Neighbourhood Watch
v) Communication Working Group
vi) Community Resilience
vii) Other
9. Reports of meetings attended by Councillors
10. Planning matters including applications and CDC delegated decisions.

i) Planning Applications to be decided.
BI/15/03851/FUL - High Seats Ltd Unit 4 Premier Business Park Birdham Road
Change of use of existing marine retail/storage/light industrial unit to new designation retail unit incorporation new shopfront, entrance and side fire escape.

BI/15/04106/DOM - & Mrs Glyn & Deborah Smith & Nunn 10 Pescotts Close Birdham
Single storey extension, new porch structure, attic conversion with raised ridge height.
BI/15/02827/FUL Birdham Business Park Birdham Road Birdham West Sussex
Demolition of existing buildings and erection of light industrial building (B1) comprising two units with car parking.

BI/15/04114/FUL - Birdham Pool Ltd Birdham Pool Marina Birdham
Erection of a replacement crane in connection with the operation of the existing marina.

BI/15/04342/OBG - CALA Homes (South Home Counties) Ltd Tawny Nurseries Bell Lane Birdham
Variation of S106 agreement - to vary clause 1.3 proposed tenure requirement.

BI/15/04153/FUL - Building D, Chichester Marina, Birdham, Chichester, West Sussex, PO20 7EJ
Variation of condition 3b of permission BI/12/00475/FUL. To allow for the vacant unit to be occupied by a retail (A1) occupier.

ii) Delegated Decisions to be noted.
BI/15/02127/REM Mr Stuart Forrester Tawny Nurseries Bell Lane Birdham
Application for reserved matters including appearance, landscaping, layout and scale, relating to outline planning permission BI/12/04147/OUT. PERMIT

BI/15/03253/FUL Mrs Anna Wood Houseboat Fusil Chichester Marina Birdham
Replacement houseboat. REFUSE

Mrs A Farwell 15 Longmeadow Gardens Birdham
Enlargement of entrance hall and erection of single storey rear extension. PERMIT

11. Items for inclusion on next agenda.
12. Date of Next Meeting 7pm on Monday 15th February 2016 in the Village Hall.

Filming of Parish Council meetings and use of social media:
During this meeting the public are allowed to record or film the meeting or to use social
media, providing it does not disrupt the meeting. You are encouraged to let the Clerk
know in advance if you wish to record or film. Mobile devices should be switched to silent for
the duration of the meeting