Minutes 29 February 2016

MINUTES OF RICHARDS CASTLE (HEREFORDSHIRE) PARISH COUNCIL EXTRAORDINARY MEETING HELD AT THE VILLAGE HALL AT 6.30 PM ON MONDAY 29 FEBRUARY 2016

PRESENT Mr S Broom (Chairman); Mrs R Thomas (Vice Chairman); Mr A Davies; Mr W Hall and Mr P Owen.

IN ATTENDANCE Mr R Hewitt, Clerk.

15/85 Apologies – Mr T Evans.

15/86 Declarations of Members Interest and requests for Dispensation – None.

15/87 To invite views and discussion from members of the parish – There were no matters raised.

15/88 Financial Items
a) The following payments were agreed: HALC, subscription/ affiliation 2016-17 (£327.95); and Herefordshire Council, election expenses May 2015 (£47.10)
b) The Expression of Interest and Annual Maintenance Plan for lengthsman and P3 footpaths activities in 2016-17 was agreed.
c) The Vice Chairman and Clerk will develop a draft risk assessment for the landowner at Hanway Common to review in preparation for the event on 21 April 2016 to mark the 90th Birthday of Her Majesty the Queen.

15/89 Planning
153508 Land adjacent Upper House Cottage Castle Road Richards Castle – Site for new dwelling (outline). The parish council has no objection to the proposed plans, but would like to highlight a number of matters: i) the electric cable that runs across the site (and over the proposed house) will need to be looked at; ii) there is no sewerage so a private arrangement will need to be made; iii) there is no mains water supply to the site.

The meeting closed at 7.00 pm.