Meeting September 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. 

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

Agenda items can be accessed using the blue links


Chair. Mrs. Bolden
1. Apologies for absence.   IS,PB, Cllrs John & Henry Batchelor 
2. Minutes of last meeting. To approve minutes of the LAPC  meeting held on 27 July2020 (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
• Local Highways Improvement bid – submission deadline 27 September
• Fourwentways -MP’s visit
• Greater Cambridge Partnership SE Cambridge (A1307) Strategy  
- Workshops and other feedback 
- Linton Greenway proposals
- Liaison with other parish councils and organisations
- Action planning
8.  Planning  See
8.1Planning applications:  
• Abington Woods. Site developments
8.2 SCDC Planning decisions and amendments. None to date
8.3 Local Developments
• Arrangements for local authority planning decision making- update
• Greater Cambs Local Development Plan (LDP) – updates if any, selected sites 
• Greater Cambridge Local Planning monthly update  - if available
• Public consultations NE Cambridge Consultation 
9.   Village Environment/ community engagement
• Litter pick- to consider if an event should be held/alternative arrangements 
• Abington & Hildersham News – update from working group
• Parish Council meeting arrangements (att) consider reinstating  physical meetings 
10.  Finance and compliance
10.1 Asset inspection, asset register update 
10.2 Insurance policy statement of fact and renewal
10.3 Street lighting contract
   10.4 Finance report and balances .(att)
• Receipts Nil
• Payments To discuss and agree the following payments
Brookfield contracting - Village Maintenance Sept (SO)  VAT £85.00    £  510.00
Mrs G Dalton  Clerk salary Sept  (SO)  £  294.62
Mrs G Dalton Clerk expenses Q2   £  221.80
Summer Holiday Youth Group - Donation £         100.00 £  100.00
Came & Co Insurance  £ 403.66
TOTAL  £ 1529.46
10.5 Annual Governance and Accountability Return. Update
10.6 Parish Council website arrangements - Accessibility Standards, website management
11.  Meetings /representation
• Greater Cambridge Planning workshops   
- Consultation on policy & practice 15 September (Clerk), 
- Local Plan - selected sites  16/17 September. Date  TBC
• CAPALC/ACRE Annual conference (on line)  23 October 
12. To receive minutes from committees  
12.1  Institute Management Committee 
12.2  Recreation Ground Committee
12.3  LAPC/GAPC Liaison Group (att)
13. To receive reports from representatives. 
13.1  Village maintenance  6 month review
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
Next scheduled meetings: 
Information will be published on the Abingtons website and the Parish Council noticeboard 
Monday 26 October 2020 
Monday 23 November 2020