Meeting March 2020


The next meeting of Little Abington Parish Council was scheduled to take place on Monday March 23. 

Due to the current public health concerns and government advice Little Abington Parish Council will not meet this month. Instead there will be a telephone conference on Monday of 23 March 2020 starting at 7.15 pm.

Members of the public are welcome to join to speak to the Parish Council during scheduled public participation time or to listen to discussions.  Please contact the Clerk for the special telephone number to use and dial in instructions.

The agenda with links ( in blue) to meeting papers can be accessed below. 

Genevieve Dalton 
Clerk 
e-mail  clerk@littleabington.clara.co.uk
Tel 07703 486562

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AGENDA 
 
1. Apologies for absence.   
 
2. Minutes of last meeting. (att) To approve minutes of  the LAPC meeting held on 24 February 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
 
DECISIONS and CURRENT ISSUES
6. To receive report from Cllrs Batchelor (CCC and SCDC ) (att)
 
7.   Planning  
7.1 Planning applications:  Minerals & Waste  updates Worsted Lodge   
7.2 SCDC Planning decisions and amendments. Nil to date
7.3 Local Developments
• Greater Cambs Local Development Plan (LDP) – updates if any
Greater Cambridge Local Planning update (att)
• Consultations 
- Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro
- County Minerals and Waste enforcement  
 
8.Highways and traffic
• Fourwentways and Old A11/Newmarket Road  – update after meeting the PCSO
 
9. Village Environment/ community engagement
• Coronavirus response – 
- Working with the community 
- Co-ordination and communication 
- Litter pick
- Legal guidance for Parish Councils if available
- Maintaining parish council activity - methods and costs 
 
10   Finance and compliance
   10.1 Receipts
Cambs County Council refund for Millennium Bridge Inspection £  64.80
Millennium footpath maintenance £  60.00
TOTAL £  124.80 
 
   10.2 Payments To agree the following payments
AJ King Maintenance   SO March 2020  Final payment    VAT £85.77         £  514.60
Mrs G Dalton  Clerk salary March     £  294.62
PAYE Q4 due  after April 5 2020 £  221.00
EON Street lighting                                                         VAT £138.27       £  829.60
CAPALC Playground  workshop 12 March 2020  £    10.00
Wescotec - Speedwatch tripod                                          VAT £9.90  £    59.40
Mr Brunning 102 miles to workshops Playgrounds, Zero Carbon  £    20.40
Donation:  Parish Nurse Project - maximum.                To be agreed  £ 1000.00
Donation Bobby Scheme – maximum.                          To be agreed      £  200.00
Mrs G Dalton Clerk expenses Q4  £    99.33
Coronavirus leaflet contribution towards printing costs maximum       £    60.00
TOTAL  £  3308.95
 
  10.3 M11 Finance report:  Balances and report against budget plan ytd, year end projection
  10.4 Year end financial arrangements – audit and accounts 
  10.5 Village Maintenance contract update on new contract.
  10.6 Parish council documents.  Local storage, disposal, sending minutes to County archive  
 
FOR INFORMATION
11.  Meetings /representation
• Meetings attended by LAPC reps  Zero Carbon Workshop, Playgrounds workshop
• 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 
Monday 27 April  2020 
Tuesday 26 May 2020