Meeting November 2021


The next meeting of Little Abington Parish Council will be held in the Main Hall in the Abington Institute, High Street, Great Abington on Monday 22 November 2021 starting at at 7:15pm 

The agenda  will be published on this website and on the Parish council noticeboard on the corner of Church Lane and the High Street . Meeting papers will be published  on this website. (see links in blue)

Members of the public and press are able to attend in person to address the Council in public participation time and to observe the meeting . 

Public Health Local  guidelines will apply.

Genevieve Dalton 


Chair Mrs S Bolden

1. Apologies for absence. Mr Brunning
2. To sign and approve minutes 
Parish Council meeting held on 25 October 2021 (att)
3. Matters arising not on the agenda (Action list att) 
For information only
4. Members’ declaration of interests for items on the agenda
5. Public participation 
6. Report from local councillors - Cllr John Batchelor, Cllr Henry Batchelor (Att)
• South Cambridgeshire District Council 
• Cambridgeshire County Council 
7. Planning
• Planning applications: 
• 21/03187/HFUL1 Ley Rectory Farm Barns Hildersham Rd.Conversion of storage barn to habitable rooms. Update SP
• Planning decisions, updates and amendments (for information): 
- 21/1257/TTCA. 26A Church Lane. Fell silver birch tree. Withdrawn
- 21/04045/HFUL 6 Bourn Bridge Rd. Extensions.  LAPC supported. SCDC agreed 
- 21/04041/PRIOR 44 High Street. Change of Use. LAPC supported. SCDC agreed.   
- 21/03971/LBC.  26 High Street. Various works. LAPC supported. SCDC agreed
• Local developments/ planning issues.
- Granta Park Project Ghiberti. Feedback from mtg on 3 Nov(slide set & LAPC response att) 
- Greater Cambridge Local Plan Public Consultation. Closes 13 December. To discuss & agree LAPC response arrangements
- Greater Cambridge Partnership Public Consultations  To discuss & agree LAPC response arrangements 
* Making Connections. Closes 20 December.
* Eastern Access. Closes 22 December 
SE Cambridge Transport Plan
- Uttlesford Local Plan Closing date not published  
8. Finance and Compliance  (Clerk)
8.1 Receipts. 
VAT refund Q1,Q2 2020-21 £       531.44
8.2 Payments
      To agree the following payments
Mrs G Dalton Clerk (SO) November & December  £  603.56
Brookfield contracting –Maintenance (SO) Nov & Dec          VAT £170.00  £ 1020.00
CAPALC -  Chairs Training  SB &IS  July 2019  £     70.00
Donation Parish Nurse Programme                       Max per  21-22 budget £ 1000.00
HMRC PAYE -Clerks Salary -Due Jan 2022                                 Estimate  £  226.40
N-Power street lighting (Direct Debit) 1-31 October             VAT £0.74  £    15.59
Total  £ 2935.55
8.3 Finance Report: M7 report (att), and summary year to date (att)    
8.4 Clerk recruitment update, salary, contingency plans (SB)
8.5 2022-23 Budget plan and 2022-23 precept(att)
- GAPC/LAPC split. To discuss and agree proposal from GAPC (att)
- ARGC budget plan(att)
- To agree budget plan and precept
8.6 Risk register -updates 
9 Highways and traffic
Reply from GCP to letter sent 28 May 2021.(Att)
To discuss response (Att)IS
10 Village Environment/ community engagement
Outdoor Learning Centre proposal (att) For discussion
11 Meetings /representation
• Feedback from meetings attended by LAPC reps not elsewhere on agenda:
-  CCC Flood and winter training - various dates 
-  Queen’s Green Canopy  Briefing 26 October  SB 
-  Cambridge & P’bro Combined Authority Mayor-  Friday 19 Nov 
-   Planning Forum  22 Nov 
• LAPC representation at forthcoming meetings
- GAPC/LAPC Liaison Meeting. 8 December. agenda and representation
• 2022-23 LAPC Proposed Meeting Schedule (att)
12 To receive reports from committees 
12.1 Institute Management Committee (RS)
12.2 Recreation Ground Committee (PB)
13 To receive reports from representatives
13.1 Village maintenance  (RA)
        Feedback from contract review meeting held on 11 Nov
13.2. Lights, roads and pavements  (RS/VVA)
13.3. Trees (IS/RS)  
13.4  Police/Speedwatch (SP) 
14 Correspondence 
For information only
To note letter from Parish Nurse team (att)
15 Any Other Business/Items for next agenda
• Carry Forward
• Items for village newsletter
Next meetings:
Monday 24 January 2022 at 7:15pm
Monday 28 February 2022 at 7:15pm
Abington Institute, High Street, Great Abington