Meeting January 2020

The  next meeting of Little Abington Parish Council will be in the Abington Institute, High Street, Great Abington on Monday 27 January  2020  starting at 7:15pm. The agedan and meeting paers can be accesses using the links (in blue) belew 

Members of the public and press are welcome to attend . They may address the Council in public participation time


1. Apologies for absence.   Mrs Bolden, Dr I Smith
2. Election of Chairman for this meeting
3. Minutes of last meetings. (att) To approve minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 25 November 2019 and the Planning Committee meeting held on 16 December 2019 
4. Matters arising not on the agenda  (att) For information only
5. Members’ declaration of interests for items on the agenda
6. Public participation
7. To receive report from Cllrs Batchelor (CCC and SCDC ) (att)
8.   Planning  See
8.1 Planning applications:  
• S/4444/19/DC Burger King. Discharge of planning conditions
• S/0160/20/TC Tree works in Conservation Area . 26 High Street( Abington Pottery) 
8.2 SCDC Planning decisions and amendments 
• Tree works  38 Church Lane. Agreed by SCDC
• Planning decision making (att)
8.3 Local Developments
• Uttlesford Local Development Plan – Essex Coast RAMS, ,To note Inspectors’ report 
Greater Cambs Local Development Plan (LDP) – Consultation closes 24 February
• Greater Cambridge Local Planning update (att)
• Royston to Granta Park Stakeholder survey (att). To note only. Consultation ends 23 Jan   
9. Highways and traffic
• Speedwatch equipment repairs, plans,strategy
10. Village Environment/ community engagement
• Cambs County Council Climate Change strategy (att) Consultation closes 31 Jan 
• Zero Carbon Fund – update on e- bikes joint bid with GAPC.  
• Litter pick equipment loan agreement and launch 
• Parish Nurse – Welcome pack
• Proposed Local Engagement event- clubs and societies 
11   Finance and compliance
     11.1 Receipts  Nil
     11.2 Payments To agree the following payments.
AJ King Maintenance   SO January 2020                 VAT £85.77         £   514.60
Mrs G Dalton  Clerk salary January   £   294.62
Mrs G Dalton  Clerk expenses Q3   £     72.35
 Abington Institute Room hire  £     36.00
Cambs County Council -  2019 Street lighting  £ 1438.74
CPRE Annual subscription  £     36.00
TOTAL  £ 2392.31
  11.3 Q3 finance report:  Balances, expenditure and report against budget plan ytd
  11.4 Information Technology. Abingtons website, Information governance , CybSafe training 
12.  Meetings /representation
• Agenda and representation for GAPC/LAPC Liaison Meeting 13 February 
• CAPALC:  (att)Consultation on Articles of Association and FAQs
• Feedback from meetings attended by LAPC reps not elsewhere on agenda. 
• LAPC representation at forthcoming meetings.  SCDC Cabinet Liaison meeting 28 Jan SCDC Planning system demo 31 Jan, (PB, SP Clerk), Haverhill Forum Planning 5 Feb, LHI panel meeting 3 or 6 Feb, LDP Big Debate 18 Feb
• Annual Parish Meeting agenda and arrangements .  To agree discussion topics 
13. To receive minutes from committees  
13.1  Institute Management Committee 
13.2  Recreation Ground Committee 
14. To receive reports from representatives. 
14.1  Village maintenance – Contractual issues 
14.2. Lights, roads and pavements Road surfaces
14.3. Trees – Tree planting vouchers
14.4  Police. Coffee with a Cop
For information only 
16 Any Other Business/Items for next agenda
• Action list/ Carry forward items 
• Items for village newsletter
Next meetings:
Monday 24 February 2020 at 7:15 pm
Monday 23 March 2020 at 7:15pm
Abington Institute, High Street, Great Abington