Meeting November 2020


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. 

The agenda is published below. Attachments can be viewed by clicking on the blue links

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. tel 07703 486562

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Topic: Little Abington Parish Council
Time: Monday, Nov 23, 2020 07:15 PM London

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Chair. Mrs. Bolden
1. Apologies for absence.   
2. Minutes of last meeting. To approve minutes of the LAPC meeting  held on 26 October (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. To receive report from Cllrs Batchelor (CCC and SCDC ) (att)
7.   Highways and traffic
• Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP)  Response following meeting in September (Att)
• SE Cambridge Strategy Public Consultation including  A11 Travel Hub (Park & Ride) and routes into Cambridge. (Closing date 14 December)
- LAPC Response
-     Community engagement
• GCP Consultation – City access - Experimental traffic measures (Closes 18 December) 
8.  Planning  See
8.1 Planning applications:  
• 20/04343/HFUL 30A Church Lane. Front extensions and new brick wall
* 20/04649/HFUL  15 West Field.Single storey rear extension to replace conservatory
• S/3921/19/FL Bancroft Farm Church Lane. Housing and office development. 
8.2 SCDC Planning decisions and amendments. 
• 20/0363/HFUL 9 West Field. Agreed
• 20/04042/PRIO1A. 39 West Field. Agreed
• 20/03409/FUL Granta Park, Portway. Agreed
* 20/01429/FUL. 27 Cambridge Road. Agreed
8.3 Local Developments
Greater Cambs Local Development Plan (LDP)and monthly update
• SCDC Community Facilities survey
• Public consultations - Uttlesford Local Plan  See
9.  Village Environment/ community engagement
• Coronavirus response - SCDC grant, 
• Love Abington Good Neighbours. Request for support for Mental Health initiative, LAGN structure, strategy and plans 
• Protected Roadside Verges - reducing damage by pedestrians and cyclists 
10. Finance and compliance
10.1 Street lighting contract (Clerk)
   10.2 Finance report and balances -Month 7 Report (Att)
• Receipts 
VAT refund  £ 547.44
SCDC Grant - Covid response  £100.00
Total  £ 647.44
• Payments To discuss and agree the following payments
Brookfield contracting Village Maintenance Nov & Dec (SO) VAT £170.00        £1020.00 
Mrs G Dalton Clerk salary Nov & Dec (SO)  £  589.24
HMRC PAYE Q3 (due 5 January 2021)  £   221.00
Mrs V Silvey -A&H News   £  120.00
TOTAL  £ 1950.24
10.3 2021-22 budget plan & precept –to agree precept request,  final draft budget plan (att)
10.4 Parish Council website – plan, next steps,
11.  Meetings /representation
• SCDC Covid Response video conference 4 Nov  Feedback
12. To receive minutes from committees  
12.1 Institute Management Committee (att)
12.2 Recreation Ground Committee meetings 
12.3 LAPC/GAPC Liaison Group meeting 11 Nov. Meeting notes and recommendations (att)
13. To receive reports from representatives. 
13.1  Village maintenance  
13.2. Lights, roads and pavements 
13.3. Trees 
13.4  Police/Speedwatch 
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 the Parish Council noticeboard 
Monday 25 January 2021
Monday 22 February 2021