Meeting April 2020

Due to the current public health concerns, on government advice, Little Abington Parish Council will meet by telephone/ video conference until further notice. Members of the public are welcome to join to address the Parish Council during scheduled public participation time or to listen to discussions. Letters/e-mails will also be accepted.  Contact the Clerk for more information.
As usual the agenda will be published on the Abingtons website and on the noticeboard on the corner of Church Lane.
The agendas are published below. Meeting papers can be accessed using the links (shown in blue) 
Next meeting:  Monday 27 April 2020
The meeting will be in two parts:
Planning Committee:  starting at 7:00 pm
Planning applications
1.   Bancroft Farm, Church Lane, Little Abington
      Housing and offices 
2.   27 Cambridge Road, Little Abington
      Demolition of house; 3 new carbon friendly houses  
Chair. Ms Pattinson
Applications can be viewed SCDC Planning Website:
1. Apologies for absence: 
2. Declaration of Interests
3. Public Participation
4. S/3921/19/FL  Bancroft Farm, Church Lane, Little Abington, Cambridge, CB21 6BQ
Updated. Erection of 6 dwellings and the change of use and conversion of 2 agricultural barns to office space (Use Class B1(a) following the demolition of agricultural buildings and removal of hardstanding and associated works (Re-submission of S1388/19/FL)
Letters received 
Letter 1
Letter 2
Letter 3
Letter 4
Letter 5
5. 20/01429/FUL  27 Cambridge Road, Little Abington
Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of 3 low carbon dwellings.  Resubmission S/2000/19/FL.
6. Planning decisions made by SCDC -if any 
7. Any other Business
Chair. Mrs. Bolden
1. Apologies for absence.   
2. Minutes of last meetings. (att) To approve minutes of LAPC meeting held on 23 March 2020 
3. Matters arising not on the agenda  (att) For information only
4. Members’ declaration of interests for items on the agenda
5. Public participation
6. To receive report from Cllrs Batchelor (CCC and SCDC ) (att)
7.   Planning  See
7.1 Planning applications:  See Planning Committee meeting  
7.2 SCDC Planning decisions and amendments. Nil to date
7.3 Local Developments
Arrangements for local authority planning decision making and patches map
• Enforcement
• Greater Cambs Local Development Plan (LDP) – updates if any
• Greater Cambridge Local Planning update ( Uttlesford Local Plan att)
• Planning consultations if any 
8.Highways and traffic
• Consultation on 30mph speed limit on part of Linton Road, Great Abington
• Local Highways Improvement bids 
9. Village Environment/ community engagement
Coronavirus response – 
- Working with the community, co-ordination and communication - Love Abington
- Parish Nurse update
- Legal guidance for Parish Councils, arrangements for Annual Parish Meeting 
Maintaining parish council activity – 2020-21 budget review 
10   Finance and compliance
   10.1 Receipts
Great Abington PC contribution to cost of speedwatch tripod        £   44.00
2019-20 Q3,Q4 VAT refund ( claim submitted)   £ 740.70
SCDC Q1 precept 2020-21  £4506.25
TOTAL  £5290.95
   10.2 Payments To agree the following payments.
Brookfield contacting - Village Maintenance   M1  £ 510.00
Mrs G Dalton  Clerk salary April    £ 294.62
Abington Institute - Room Hire Q4 inc Liaison meeting  £  36.00
CAPALC annual subscription inc GDPR Scheme membership (£50)  £ 314.15
Zoom subscription TBC by CAPALC (not received)                 VAT £2.40  £   14.39
Share of printing cost March A&H News no invoice estimate  £   60.00
TOTAL £1214.77
  10.3 Year end finance report and draft accounts  To agree draft accounts ready for audit
  10.4 Annual audit timetable - updated procedures  
  10.5 Draft Annual Return. To agree return ready for audit .
11.  Meetings /representation
• Meetings attended by LAPC reps  15/4/2020 SCDC VC (IS) 
• LAPC representation at forthcoming meetings. 
12. To receive minutes from committees  
12.1  Institute Management Committee 
12.2  Recreation Ground Committee 
13. To receive reports from representatives. 
13.1  Village maintenance  
13.2. Lights, roads and pavements 
13.3. Trees  
13.4  Police. 
14.Correspondence For information only 
15 Any Other Business/Items for next agenda
• Action list/ Carry forward items 
• Items for village newsletter
Next scheduled meetings: 
Information will be published on the Abingtons website and the Parish Council noticeboard 
Tuesday 26 May 2020
Monday 22 June 2020