Meeting March 2021


Due to current public health concerns and government advice Little Abington Parish Council will meet by telephone/ video conference until further notice. 

As usual the agenda will be published, here, on the Abingtons website, and on the noticeboard on the corner of Church Lane. 

Any parishioner or interested party may join the meeting by phone or video.  Members of the public may address the Parish Council in public participation time. Emails or letters sent to the Clerk will be considered as part of public participation.

Please contact the Clerk for joining instructions. e-mail,  Tel 07703 486562

Zoom invitation. NOTE You will be held in a waiting room until the meeting starts. 

Time: Mar 22, 2021 07:15 PM London

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Genevieve Dalton 
AGENDA  ( Papers can be accessed using the links in blue)
Chair. Mrs. Bolden
1. Apologies for absence.   
2. Minutes of last meeting. To approve minutes of the LAPC meeting on 22 February 2021 (att)
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. Report from Cllrs Batchelor  (SCDC and CCC) (att)
7. Planning  Link to South Cambs website
7.1.Planning applications
• 21/00718/HFUL  27 West Field. Reconfigure entrance screen glazing/brickwork, renew entrance canopy with oak framework and replace garage door. 
7.2 Planning decisions
• 2020/04343/HFUL. 30A Church Lane. Amendment for information.
7.3.Local developments & consultations 
• Greater Cambridge Local Plan call for sites. Update if any
• Uttlesford Local Plan Chapter 8 Homes -  LAPC’s plan for response (att) 
8. Highways and traffic
• Bourn Bridge Road
- Quiet Lanes- suggestion from a resident to use relevant legislation  (att)
- Road Safety 
- Protected Roadside Verges – signage, condition
9. Village Environment/Community Engagement
• Public Footpaths 
    - Diverting PROWs (RS/RA)
   - Cycling on Millennium path (RS)
• Connecting Cambridgeshire - Improving Broadband (RS) 
• Coronavirus -  Update, Community response, Love Abington,
• Abington Woods – update (SB)
10. Finance and Compliance (Clerk) 
10.1 Finance report and balances( att). For Information 
10.2 Receipts. NIL
10.3 Payments To discuss and agree payments. 
Donation Parish Nurse programme. Paid February 2021  £  833.00
Brookfield Contracting Village Maintenance March 2021(SO)   VAT £85.00  £ 510.00
Mrs G Dalton Clerk salary March  2021 (SO)  £ 301.78
EON Streetlighting February  2021                                               VAT £5.66  £ 118.76
Mrs G Dalton Clerk expenses Q3,Q4  £ 130.76
TOTAL  £1894.30
10.4 2020-21 Year end and audit arrangements
10.4 Parish council website update (IS)
11. Meetings /representation
• Cambridgeshire Local 3 March (Clerk) To follow
• SCDC 15 March (Clerk) To Follow
Upcoming meetings.
• Annual Parish Meeting and Annual Report - 26 April  
• Parish Council meeting arrangements after 7 May 2021 when temporary regulations end 
12. To receive minutes from committees  
12.1 Institute Management Committee  (RS)
12.2 Recreation Ground Committee meetings (PB)  
13. To receive reports from representatives. 
13.1. Village maintenance  (RA)
13.2. Lights, roads and pavements (RS/GD) 
13.3. Trees (RS/IS) (Millennium path update) 
13.4. Police/Speedwatch (SP)
13.5. Health & Wellbeing (GD)
14. Correspondence For information only
15. Any Other Business/Items for next agenda
   • Action list/ Carry forward items 
   • Items for village newsletter (SP)
Next scheduled meetings: 
Information will be published on the Abingtons website and Parish Council noticeboard 
Monday 26 April 2021 (Annual Parish Meeting)
Monday 24 May 2021 (Annual Meeting of the Parish Council)