Minutes 29 June 2016 (extraordinary)

MINUTES OF RICHARDS CASTLE (HEREFORDSHIRE) PARISH COUNCIL EXTRAORDINARY MEETING HELD AT THE VILLAGE HALL AT 8.00 PM ON WEDNESDAY 29 JUNE 2016

PRESENT Mr S Broom (Chairman); Mr A Davies; and Cllr. T Evans.

IN ATTENDANCE Mr R Hewitt, Clerk.

16/38 Apologies – Mrs R Thomas (Vice Chairman); Mr P Owen; Mr W Hall; and Mr S Greetham.

16/39 Declarations of Members Interest and requests for Dispensation – None.

16/40 To invite views and discussion from members of the parish – There were no members of the public present.

16/41 Planning
161743 Barn at Brightall Coppice, Woodhouse Lane, The Goggin, Richards Castle – Notification for prior approval for a proposed change of use of an agricultural building to a dwellinghouse (Class C3) and for associated operational development change of use of barn into one dwellinghouse (Class C3). Erection of affordable dwelling and ancillary garage.

The parish council had no objection to the planning application in principle, and noted that no objections have been received from members of the public. The parish council asks that the loss of trees and potential ecological habitat, and cable above the structure which carries 11,000 Volts, are all taken into consideration by planning services.

16/42 Finance
The following payments were approved: The Clerk, wages, April-June 2016 (£323.36); HMRC, PAYE for period to 5 July 2016 (£80.80); Eyelid Productions Ltd, parish council website (£500.00); and Richards Castle Village Hall, meetings (£13.00).

The meeting closed at 8.20 pm.