Babraham Parish Council: Agenda 14 January 2021

To members of the Council

You are hereby summoned to attend the meeting of Babraham Parish Council to be held remotely on 14 January 2021 at 19:30 for the purpose of considering and resolving the business as set out below.

Please could Councillors ensure they read the agenda notes and supporting documents circulated via email prior to the meeting.

Members of the public and press are invited to address the Council at this meeting during the Public Participation Time.

Members: 5        Quorum: 3

The meeting will be conducted remotely using Zoom conferencing using the following details

Topic: Babraham Parish Council Meeting 14 January 2021

Time: Jan 14, 2021 07:30 PM London

Meeting ID: 860 0236 7645

Passcode: 446309

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                        Part I: Non-confidential information

2101/01           To receive and approve apologies for absence

2101/02           To receive members’ declaration of interest for items on this agenda

2101/03           To sign and approve Minutes of Meeting dated 12 November 2020

2101/04           Exclusion of the public

To determine which items, if any, from Part 1 of the Agenda should be taken with the public excluded.

2101/05           Co-option for Vacancy

Cllrs to consider application by members of the public to serve as Councillor by co-option as a result of the resignation of Cllr Walker (18 November 2020). Vacancy was posted on 19 November and no request for election was received by 10 December 2020.

2101/06           Public participation time: 15 minutes are allocated

2101/07           Report from South Cambridgeshire District Councillor P McDonald

2101/08           Report from Cambridgeshire County Councillor K Cuffley and R Hickford

2101/09           Report from Babraham Research Campus (BRC) representative

2101/10           Clerk’s report

2101/11           Coronavirus

To note or review communications from local and national authorities, views and actions from Parishioners and other publics. To resolve on actions for Parish Council.

2101/12           Budget

To review options for draft 2021—22 Budget and, if agreed, resolve to adopt.

2101/13           Boundary review

To review documents and actions relating to Boundary review and to resolve on any actions.

2101/14           Precept

To consider SCDC notification of Precept calculation and approve Precept application for return.

2101/15           Zero Carbon opportunities

To consider any response to proposal and resolve on any actions.

2101/16           Local Plan and local developments

To review and to resolve on recent developments on Call for Sites and SCDC Local Plan:

2101/17           Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP): A1307

To consider works on A1307, response to Council comments and to resolve on any actions.

2101/18           Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP): Transport and Parking Proposals

To consider routing of novel transport solutions and P&R, to note consultation, engagement with Parishioners and other stakeholders, response to GCP from Council and to resolve on any actions.

2101/19            Traffic calming

To note Council’s approval by email of Local Highways Initiative grant and to resolve on any actions.

2101/20            Independent transport report

To consider review proposed by Stapleford and Great Shelford Parishes and resolve on actions.

2101/21           Traffic and transport

To review traffic and transport issues affecting the Parish and resolve on any actions.

2101/22            Street Lighting

To review replacement lighting and correspondence and to resolve on actions on street lighting.

2101/23           Cambridge Great Park

To consider and resolve on any actions on proposals for a Cambridge Great Park.

2101/24           Defibrillator

To review activities and resolve on actions on to ensure correct operation of defibrillator.

2101/25           Neighbourhood Plan

Cllrs to consider report from Cllr Attwood and to resolve on any actions.

2101/26           Communications

To review proposals for improved communications with Parishioners and resolve on actions and to review proposals for Noticeboard renewal or repair.


2101/27           Receipts (as of 7 January 2021)

There were no receipts in this period.

2101/28           Payments (as of 7 January 2021)

Don Powell    Salary November                      £267.28

Don Powell    Travel November                           £8.55

Don Powell    Salary December                      £334.20

Don Powell   Costs                                       £610.03             £610.03

HMRC              Income tax, November                                         £66.80

HMRC              Income tax, December                                         £83.40

Ionos: 3 DD    Mail and web services (Inv. 3 Nov)                         £30.00

Haven: 3 DD  Electricity for lighting, all periods (Inv. 16 Nov)       £40.73

Ionos: 3 DD    Mail and web services (Inv. 3 Dec)                         £30.00

Haven: 3 DD  Electricity for lighting, all periods (Inv. 15 Dec)        £39.45

Service Charge (31 December)                                                    £18.00

Brookfield Bins, Grass, November                                               £324.00

Film for Neighbourhood Plan (Kall Kwik, Cllr Attwood)                   £22.80

Strimmer repairs (Gog Magog Mower Services, Cllr Attwood)        £36.01

Total (as of 7 January)                                                            £1,301.22

A full list of payments will be circulated and reviewed at the meeting.

2101/29                Purchases (as of 7 January 2021)

No requests had been received as of this date.

2101/30           Balances and Bank Reconciliation

Balances held at 30 November 2020

Unity Current A/C balance                    £15,847.48

Unity Savings A/C balance                    £61,242.84

                           Total                          £77,090.32

Balances held at 31 December 2020

Unity Current A/C balance                    £15,760.03

Unity Savings A/C balance                   £61,242.84

                           Total                          £77,002.87

2101/31           Unity Bank

To note Clerk report on Bank signatories.

2101/32           Bookkeeping software

To review software options and, if agreed, approve payment.

2101/33           VAT reclaim

To review and, if agreed, proposed reclaim of VAT presented by Clerk.


2101/34           Planning Applications (as of 7 January 2021)

For information: tree works in preservation area. Hornbeam – in ornamental row along path in back garden – the one nearest the house (on the right in the photo) – Fell – the tree is casting too much shade and is much bigger than the other trees in the row. Madeline House High Street Babraham
Reference: 20/2323/TTCA

Consultation (closed 29 December 2020): Listed building consent for an Acoustic fence to front of dwelling. Church Farm House Sawston Road Babraham; 20/04508/LBC,

Consultation (closed 29 December 2020): Acoustic fence to front of dwelling. Church Farm House Sawston Road Babraham; 20/04507/HFUL,

For information: application received. Submission of details required by conditions 4 (Materials Sample) and 5 (Roof Sample) of planning permission 20/01932/HFUL. Yorke House High Street Babraham: 20/01932/CONDA,

For information: application received. Two storey side extension, first floor side extension, conversion of existing attached garage to habitable use to include a single storey front extension, and erection of a single storey detached garage; Yorke House High Street Babraham; 20/01932/HFUL,

2101/35           Planning decisions (as of 7 January 2021)

For information: approved. Outline planning permission with all matters reserved for a phased mixed use development comprised of up to 150000 square metres of Gross External Area (GEA) of flexible employment uses including research and development [Extensive description removed] Wellcome Genome Campus Hinxton Saffron Walden Cambridgeshire CB10 1RQ; S/4329/18/OL,

2101/36          Planning Department performance

To note email letters from Stephen Kelly and to consider response to Greater Cambridge Planning on lack of consultation with Council and Parishioner on development in the Parish.

2101/37          Correspondence

2101/38          Items to report and inclusion in the next meeting

                       Date of next meeting: Thursday 11 February 2021 at 7:30pm

2101/39           Part II: Confidential Information

Exclusion of the Press and the Public:  To resolve that in accordance with Section 1(2) of the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960 and by reason of the confidential nature of the remainder of the business, the Press and the Public be excluded from the meeting.

Signature: [Signed by]Don Powell, 7 January 2021

Don Powell, 68 Woodland Road, Sawston, CB22 3DU

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