MINUTES OF MEETING OF HARDINGTON MANDEVILLE PARISH COUNCIL HELD ON 1st OCTOBER 2012 AT 7.50pm IN THE VILLAGE HALL

Members were reminded that the Council has a general duty to consider the following matters in the exercise of any of its functions - Equal Opportunities (race, gender, sexual orientation, marital status & any disability); Crime & Disorder, Health & Safety and Human Rights.
Jessica Vale, Parish Clerk

PRESENT

Peter Bysouth (Chairman), Vanessa May and Malcolm White.

IN ATTENDANCE

Jessica Vale (Parish Clerk) and one member of the public.

Before the meeting commenced there was an opportunity for the public to speak.

  1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE.
    Apologies received from Robin Carpenter and Keith Blackwell.
  2. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST.
    There were none.
  3. PLANNING & PLANNING APPLICATIONS
    1. Planning applications received: Application no. 12/03214/FUL siting of mobile home for temporary agricultural worker’s dwelling (retrospective), Manor Farm Hardington Mandeville for Mr W Turner. The Parish Council has no objections in principle to the application, but is concerned that it should be removed as soon as a replacement dwelling is found. Also those present noted that the home has already been in place for 2 years (confirmed in September 2010 minutes item 6 f), and asked for the Clerk to obtain clarification from the Planning department as to whether the 3 year term for permission starts from 2012 or 2010.
  4. MATTERS OF REPORT & ITEMS FOR NEXT MEETING
    1. Chairman: none to report
    2. Councillors: none to report
    3. Clerk: confirmed that consideration of co-option of a new parish Councillor will be on the agenda for the next meeting.
  5. DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING & CLOSURE
    The next Parish Council meeting will be held on Tuesday the 16th of October 2012 at 7.30 p.m. in the Village Hall. The meeting closed at 8.05 p.m. The member of the public present then asked for more information about becoming a Councillor.