Annual Parish Meeting 4 May 2021

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Members of the Council are hereby summoned to attend The Annual General Meeting of the Parish Council which will take place on

DATE: Tuesday 4th May 2021 TIME: 7.30pm VENUE: Via Zoom link:
Meeting ID: 891 3157 1505 Passcode: 544636
Mrs Elizabeth Sim, Clerk/Proper Officer to Elsworth Parish Council, 27th April 2021

COUNCILLORS: 7 QUORUM: 3 The public and press are cordially invited to be present

AGENDA 2021/05
2021/05-1 Election of the Chairman of the Parish Council.
2021/05-2 To receive and approve apologies for absence
2021/05-3 To receive councillors’ updates of their Registers of Parish Members’ Financial and other interests
Public Participation/Forum – 10 minutes
To allow members of the public to raise comments on items for future agendas or on items that are on the current agenda. To allow any members of the public and Councillors declaring an interest to address the meeting in relation to the business to be transacted at that meeting. Following this, members of the public are not permitted to take part in the discussion.
2021/05 -4 To receive declarations of interest & requests for dispensations
4.1 To receive declarations of interest from councillors on items on the agenda
4.2 For declarations of interest received, Councillors to inform the Chairman if they wish to speak on the matter at the agenda item prior to discussion
4.3 To receive written requests for dispensations for disclosable pecuniary interests (if any)
4.4 To grant any requests for dispensation as appropriate

2021/05-5 To consider plans for the Parish Council’s conduct of business after May 6th 2021 and the need to delegate full powers for The Parish Clerk and RFO to conduct the business of the Parish Council in consultation with the Chairman.

2021/05-6 To sign & approve the Minutes of the Council meetings dated 18th March 2021
6.1 Matters to Report from the previous minutes
6.2. To receive the Clerk’s Update

2021/05-7 County Council and District Council Business
7.1 County Council Update
7.2. District Council update

2021/05-8 Finance
8.1. To approve and sign the Council’s Annual governance statement 2020/2021
8.2 To approve and sign the Council’s Accounting statement and Certificate of Exemption for the year ending March 31st, 2021
8.3. To note the Annual Internal Audit report 2020/21
8.4. To approve payment of accounts
8.5. Notice of receipts received
8.6. To consider the necessity of obtaining a licence with Zoom to conduct on-line meetings after May 6th 2021 and to delegate authority to the Clerk to obtain the licence if required.
8.7. To agree expenditure by Fardell’s Lane Committee for the purchase of equipment for transplanting and storage of saplings.
8.8. To consider an application from the Village Litter Picking Group for a grant to cover expenditure on insurance and equipment and, if thought fit, to agree in principle and to delegate authority to the Clerk to pay once details of the request and necessary assurances of policy cover and risk assessment requirements have been received.

2021/05-9 Village Matters
9.1. To Appoint the following for 2021-2022

  • Parish Tree Warden
  • Fardell’s Lane Sub Committee
  • PC representatives for
    The Greater Cambridge Partnership,
    The Village Community Flood Group
    Elsworth Sports Club Committee
    A Broadband Champion for the village

9.2. To receive an update on the proposed East West Rail link, Cambourne station and North Cambourne development.

2021/05-10 Planning
10.1 Planning Application to Consider.
21/01343/FUL Ms K Middleton 61 Boxworth Road Elsworth CB23 4LJ Creation of a wildlife pond

10.2. Planning Applications considered.
20/0419/FUL 14 Church Lane. PC recommendation Object with comments.
21/00569/FUL 14 Church Lane. PC recommendation Object with comments.
S/4521/19/FL Martins Farm Dwelling Houses. PC recommendation Object with comments.
S/4522/19/LB. Dove cote PC recommendation. Support with comments.

10.3. To note the following Planning Applications received FIO
20/04952/CONDA 2 Brook Street Elsworth CB23 4HX application for Approval of Details
Reserved by Condition.
Applications for Works to Trees in a conservation area/ protected by a TPO
21/0286/TTPO 33 Smith Street Elsworth Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB23 4HY
21/0466/TTCA 2-4 Fardells Lane Elsworth
10.4. Applications determined/closed by SCDC
Application to grant a new Premises Licence for OS map reference TL3555760586 known as Childerley Orchard was received by the licensing department on 8 February 2021 and was sent for consultation. South Cambridgeshire District council Licensing (2003 Act) Sub Committee sub committee granted the application.

Dates of future Parish Council meetings in 2021.
July 21st, September 15th, November 17th