To members of the Council
You are hereby summoned to attend the meeting of Babraham Parish Council to be held remotely on 11 February 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
Babraham Clerk is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: Babraham Parish Council Meeting 11 February 2021
Time: Feb 11, 2021 07:30 PM London
Meeting ID: 867 2656 0500
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Part I: Non-confidential information
2102/01 To receive and approve apologies for absence
2102/02 To receive members’ declaration of interest for items on this agenda
2102/03 To sign and approve Minutes of Meeting dated 14 January 2021
2102/04 Exclusion of the public
To determine which items, if any, from Part 1 of the Agenda should be taken with the public excluded.
2102/05 Public participation time: 15 minutes are allocated
2102/06 Report from South Cambridgeshire District Councillor P McDonald
2102/07 Report from Cambridgeshire County Councillor K Cuffley and R Hickford
2102/08 Report from Babraham Research Campus (BRC) representative
2102/09 Clerk’s report
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.
2102/11 Boundary review
To note any correspondence relating to the Boundary review and to resolve on any actions.
2102/12 Zero Carbon opportunities
To consider any response to proposal and resolve on any actions.
2102/13 Local Plan and local developments
To review and to resolve on proposals for development, recent developments, the Call for Sites and SCDC Local Plan.
2102/14 Transport, traffic and planning
To consider works and proposals by agencies such as Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP), Cambridgeshire County Council, (CCC), South Cambridgeshire District Council (SCDC), Hill developments and others and to resolve on any actions.
2102/15 Traffic calming
To note Council’s approval by email of Local Highways Initiative grant and to resolve on any actions.
2102/16 Street Lighting
To review replacement lighting and correspondence and to resolve on actions on street lighting.
To review activities and resolve on actions on to ensure correct operation of defibrillator.
2102/18 Neighbourhood Plan
Cllrs to consider report from Cllr Attwood and to resolve on any actions.
To review proposals for improved communications with Parishioners and resolve on actions and to review proposals for Noticeboard renewal or repair
To review and, if agreed, approve Parish Council Policies.
2102/21 Receipts (as of 4 February 2021)
Council received S.106 funds in respect of H/1:b of £92702.19 on 25 January 2021.
2102/22 Payments (as of 4 February 2021)
Employee Salary January £267.28
Employee Travel January £5.13
Employee Costs £272.41 £272.41
HMRC Income tax, January £66.80
Ionos: 3 DD, Mail and web services (Inv. 3 Jan) £30.00
Haven: 3 DD, Electricity for lighting, all periods (Inv. 16 Jan) £40.73
Total (as of 4 February) £408.66
A full list of payments will be circulated and reviewed at the meeting.
2102/23 Purchases (as of 4 February 2021)
No requests had been received as of this date.
2102/24 Balances and Bank Reconciliation
Balances held at 31 January 2021
Unity Current A/C balance £106956.64
Unity Savings A/C balance £ 61242.84
Total £ 168199.48
2102/25 Unity Bank
To resolve to add Cllr Thomas to Bank signatories and note Clerk report on Bank signatories.
2102/26 Bookkeeping software
To review software options and, if agreed, approve payment.
2102/27 VAT reclaim
To review and, if agreed, proposed reclaim of VAT presented by Clerk.
2102/28 Planning Applications (as of 4 February 2021)
Consultation on application for EIA Screening Opinion: deadline 16 February 2021. Reference: 21/00368/SCRE; Screening Opinion for the construction of up to 280 residential dwellings. Land South Of Babraham Road Sawston Cambridge; Redrow Homes Limited.
Consultation closed: 20/01475/REM, Approval of Reserved Matters. S/2925/16/OL; Approval of all matters reserved following outline planning permission for a development of 1 no detached dwellinghouse with associated car parking. Land Adj 6 Blacksmiths Close Babraham Cambridgeshire
2102/29 Planning decisions (as of 4 February 2021)
20/04507/HFUL, Acoustic fence to front of dwelling; Granted Permission. Dr Patrick Axon, Church Farm House Sawston Road Babraham
2102/30 Planning Department performance
To note actions on Department performance.
2102/32 Items to report and inclusion in the next meeting
Date of next meeting: Thursday 11 March 2021 at 7:30pm
2102/33 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: Don Powell, 4 February 2021
Don Powell, 68 Woodland Road, Sawston, CB22 3DU