Agenda for PC meeting Tuesday 19th January 2021 at 7.30pm


                                Summons and Notice of Meeting

                Notice is hereby given that a Remote Meeting of the Parish Council will be held 

                        On Tuesday 19th January 2021 at 7.30pm. It will be held through Zoom, and to join the

                        meeting click on the link :

1.Apologies for Absence

2.Declaration of Interests by members on items shown on this agenda

3.To approvas a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 19th November 2020

4Matters arising from the minutes not dealt with elsewhere

5. Parish Councillor Vacancy – To consider co option to fill the vacancy        

       Public Question Time when members of the public may ask questions or make a statement

        about the parish council or other matters of local concern. Planning  Pre-Application – none

6. To receive reports from Essex County Councilloand Braintree District Councillors

7Planning Matters

(a) Applications: 

20/01880/FUL – Little Catleys Farm Catley Road – Demolition of existing agricultural building and erection 

                           of 1 x 5 bedroom two-storey dwelling house 

20/02104/FUL – The Meadows Colne Park Road – Erection of a single residential dwelling 

20/02116/AGR –Land on South Side of Colchester Road – Application for prior notification of the erection 

                           of a polytunnel

21/00011/HH – 40 Colneford Hill – Erection of new boundary wall, replacement of pool plant room & 2   

                          green houses

21/00018/HH  – Forge Farm, Bures Road – Single storey side/new extension

(b) Applications approved by Braintree District Council – None at present

(c) Any other Planning Matters raised by Members​

8To receive a report and consider further action regarding the Heads of Agreement for the

Transfer of WCPC land to ECC in return for the transfer of the Village Hall land to the WCPC

9.Community Liaison

(a) To receive an update on issues                                                                                                            

(b) Any other matters raised by members

10 Open Spaces Action Plan AnnuaReview – To review and amend as necessary

11White Colne Meadows

(a) To receive an update on issues

(b) Any other matters raised by members

12. Financial Matters

(a) Payment of accounts since the last meeting                                                                                              

(b) Financial statement

(c) To consider budgets for 2021/2022 and set the parish precept.

(d) To consider the contractor’s grass cutting prices for 2021

(e) To discuss setting up a PayPal account (linked to the Unity bank account), proposed use, authorisations and spending limits

(f) Any other financial matters.​

13Position of Clerk – to confirm appointment of new clerk

14.Village Hall 
(a) To update members on issues from Village Hall Management Committee

(b) To discuss and consider whether or not to install a remote heating thermostat at a cost of £249.

(b) Any other matters raised by members

15. White Colne Village Green – To receive an update on issues

16. Highways

(a)  To receive an update on issues.     (b) Any other matters raised by members

17. Allotments 

(a) To receive an update on issues      (b) Any other matters raised by members

18. Correspondence Received

19To consider any other matters received since the preparation of the agenda and which thechairman considers urgent

P Palfreyman 

Clerk to White Colne Parish Council 

Approved minutes of previous parish council meetings may be inspected by arrangement with the clerk  – telephone 07876198748, email:

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