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Current Agendas

Please Note:

The Calendar of Future Meetings can be viewed on the final page of this section. 

Public participation Sessions of 15 minutes are held prior to the start of each public meeting.  

For Committee Meetings questions may only be raised on items on the agenda.  

For Full Town Council meetings, items which fall within the scope of the Council's activities may be raised by Bideford Residents.  Participants will be asked to read the Bideford Town Council Code of Conduct (or available at the meeting), and to complete a pro-forma stating their name and address and item to be raised.

The protocol on the filming and recording of Council and Committee Meetings can be viewed here

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Planning Committee Meeting

You are hereby summoned to attend a meeting of the Planning Committee of the above-named Council to be held in the Town Hall, Bideford, on Wednesday 22 November 2017 6.00 pm for the purpose of transacting the following business.

In accordance with The Public Bodies (Admissions to Meetings) Act 1960 members of the public are welcome to attend. There is a legal right to film/record/photograph/report public meetings.

Richard Coombes
Deputy Town Clerk

AGENDA

1. To receive apologies and reasons for absence.
2. To receive declarations of interest on items on the agenda and note any requests for dispensation received by the Clerk prior to the meeting.
3. Public participation session of 15 minutes duration on items on the agenda.
4. To approve the minutes of the meeting held Wednesday, 1 November 2017 as a true record.
5. To consider and respond to an application to name and number new street/developments.
6. To consider and resolve the enclosed Planning applications on behalf of the Council.
7. To receive details of those Planning Applications which have been granted/refused by Planning Authorities, and any notifications of Planning Appeals. 

The next Planning Committee meeting is Wednesday 13 December 2017 at 4.45 pm

MEMBERS OF PLANNING COMMITTEE

Councillors: D Bushby (Deputy Town Mayor), P Christie (Chairman), A T Inch, M Langmead, P Pester, R Wootton

 

PLANNING APPLICATIONS

a. Application No: 1/0901/2017/ADV: Display of fascia sign. 1 Queen Street, Bideford, Devon, EX39 2JG. Applicant: Mrs H Blackburn, Town Hall, Bridge Street, Bideford, Devon, EX39 2HS. Agent: None supplied. (Date received: 30 Oct 2017).

b. Application No: 1/1004/2017/FUL: Demolition of existing outbuildings and erection of new purpose built storage building (100 sq.m GIFA) to provide storage for emergency response rib vessel and associated equipment. Former Unit 4, Environment Agency, Gammaton Road, Bideford. Applicant: Environment Agency (c/o Agent). Agent: G V A Grimley Ltd, Bristol. (Date received: 1 Nov 2017).

c. Application No: 1/1103/2017/CPL: Certificate of proposed lawful development for loft conversion with creation of rear dormer and installation of rooflights to front 20 North View Avenue, Bideford, Devon, EX39 3LJ. Applicant: Mr S Beams (same address).  Agent: Caves To Castles, Arlington, Barnstaple. (Date received: 3 Nov 2017).

d. Application No: 1/1085/2017/FUL: Conversion of garage to living space, 8 Valley End, Bideford, Devon, EX39 3FJ.  Applicant: Mr M Stewart (same address). Agent: None supplied. (Date received: 7 Nov 2017).

e. Application No: 1/1078/2017/FUL: Demolition of end bay, replace with single storey extension. The Ark, Hallsannery, Bideford, Devon, EX39 5HE.  Applicant: Mr & Mrs Evans (same address). Agent: Roderick James Architects LLP, Totnes. (Date received: 7 Nov 2017).

f. Application No: 1/1076/2017/FUL: Installation of rapid electric vehicle charging station, Blights Motors, Clovelly Road, Bideford, Devon, EX39 3ET.  Applicant: Mr P Hicks, InstaVolt Limited, 6 Cedarwood, Crockford Lane, Chineham Park, Basingstoke, RG24 8WD. Agent: None supplied. (Date received: 7 Nov 2017).

g. Application No: 1/1111/2017/LBC: Regularisation of external signage scheme including part-illuminated signage. Kings Arms, 7 The Quay, Bideford EX39 2HW.   Applicant: EI Group, 3 Monkspath Hall Road, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 4SJ. Agent: SR Signs Ltd, Wortley, Leeds. (Date received: 13 Nov 2017).

h. Application No: 1/1045/2017/LBC: Proposed works to listed building to include enlargement of loft hatch in kitchen, loft hatch in west wing bedroom, secondar glazing in bathroom, loft access on landing and blocking serving hatch between kitchen and living room. 28 Bridgeland Street, Bideford, Devon, EX39 2PZ. Applicant: Mr William Isaac, 6 Queen Street, Bideford, Devon, EX39 2JG. Agent: None supplied. (Date received 14 Nov 2017).

i.  Application No: 1/1080/2017/FULM: Variation of Condition 2 of Planning Approval 1/0880/2015/FULM ( Amendments to floor layouts, substitution of Type D for Type B on Plot 5 and proposed drainage scheme). Venn, Mines Road, East The Water, Bideford, EX39 4BX. Applicant: AA Beer Ltd, Old School, Torrington Lane, Bideford, EX39 4DR.  Agent: Reed Holland Associates, Taunton. (Date received: 14 Nov 2017).

j. Application No: 1/1125/2017/FUL: Application to remove Condition 4 of permission 1/0616/2017/FUL. 39 Karen Close, Bideford, Devon, EX39 4PQ.   Applicant: Capner Property Developments Ltd, Brynsworthy Bottom, Old Bideford Close, Barnstaple, EX31 2FB. Agent: Maria Bailey Planning, Bideford.  (Date received: 15 Nov 2017).

 

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Staffing, Finance & General Purposes Committee Meeting

You are hereby summoned to attend a meeting of the Staffing, Finance & General Purposes Committee of the above-named Council to be held in the Council Chamber, Town Hall, Bideford, on Thursday 23 November 2017 at 6.30 pm for the purpose of transacting the following business.

In accordance with The Public Bodies (Admissions to Meetings) Act 1960 members of the public are welcome to attend this Meeting.  There is a legal right to film/record/photograph/report public meetings.

Heather Blackburn
Clerk to the Council

AGENDA

1. To receive apologies and reasons for absence
2. To receive declarations of interest on items on the agenda and note any requests for dispensation received by the Clerk prior to the meeting.
3. Public participation session of 15 minutes duration on items on the agenda.
4. To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 12 October 2017 as a correct record.
    To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 19 October 2017 (grants) as a correct record.
5. Items brought forward by the Chairman.
6. Accounts
a. To approve the payments listed.
b. To receive the Internal Finance Inspector’s Report for the period 1 July – 30 September 2017.
7. Budget Setting – To approve the deferral of the annual budget setting process to the SFGP meeting on
11 January 2018, to bring this in line with the receipt of information on the Council Tax base from Torridge District Council, which is not expected until 11th December 2017.
8. Grant application:
a. To consider whether to accept a grant application which got lost in the post.
b. To consider a grant application from the Northam Choral Society (if agreed above).
9. To consider and resolve upon the content of the Application for the Designation of a Neighbourhood Area.
10. To receive the fixed price quotations for the annual boundary survey required at Ford Woodland and select a contractor.
11. To consider a request from a householder at Rowe Close to undertake tree surgery in Ford Woods at their own expense.
12. Trainee Maintenance Operative – to agree which Member will be involved in the recruitment process.
13. Maintenance Operatives - To receive an update on the tasks undertaken by the Maintenance Operatives.

The next meeting of the Staffing, Finance & General Purposes Committee will be held on Thursday 11 January 2018.

MEMBERS OF THE STAFFING, FINANCE & GENERAL PURPOSES COMMITTEE

Councillors D Brenton, D Bushby, P Christie, D Howell, S Inch, M Langmead, D McGeough, P Pester, R Wootton

 

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