Bradfield Parish Council Meeting 1st December 2020

Members of the Council are hereby summoned to attend the Parish Council Meeting taking place virtually via Microsoft Teams on Tuesday 1st December 2020 at 7:30 p.m. for the purpose of transacting the following business.

Members of the press and public are welcome to attend. Please e-mail the clerk in advance of the meeting via to request the meeting link.

Line Djuve-Wood
Clerk to Bradfield Parish Council
25th November 2020


1. Apologies for Absence - To receive and approve any apologies for absence

2. To receive members declaration of interests on items that appear on the agenda

3. Minutes - Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on the 3rd November 2020 to be approved and signed by the Chairman

4. Public Participation - There will be 15 minutes available for this session where members of the public may address the Council. A maximum of 3 minutes per speaker will be permitted.

5. District and County Councillor Reports

6. To receive the Clerk's progress report

7. To receive councillor / working party brief reports

8. To consider and agree the 2021/22 budget and precept as recommended by the Finance Committee

9. Highways/Environment
a) To discuss quotations received for the installation of four village gates
b) To consider funding the replacement of the signs outside the village hall

10. Amenities
a) To consider quotes for repainting the village sign
b) To consider community project ideas for the 2020 Estio Solar farm income
c) To consider ideas for hedges and tree planting at new land, Mill Lane
d) To consider contributing to the cost of a new fingerpost outside the Strangers Home
e) To consider updated costs and details for the new defibrillator
f) To receive fortnightly play equipment reports and consider any maintenance recommendations

11. Planning Applications - To consider the following planning applications (please visit TDC's website to look at planning applications to be considered as per links provided)
a) 20/001566/TPO, 1 No. Oak - front garden - reduce back to previous points, Oak Tree House, Cansey Lane, Bradfield
b) 20/01567/TPO, 5 No.Oak - front garden - reduce back to previous points, Five Oaks, Cansey Lane, Bradfield
c) 20/01556/FUL, Proposed change of use of land to a mixed use of touring caravans/tents and permanent static caravans, Strangers Home Touring Caravan and Camping Site, The Street, Bradfield
d) 20/01596/FUL, Single storey rear extension, Songbird Cottage, Barrack Street, Bradfield
e) 20/01384/FUL, Placement of a ground-mounted solar farm including associated infrastructure, namely inverters, transformer, a DNO substation and grid connection, Land South of Primrose Hall Primrose Lane, Ramsey, Harwich
f) 20/01484/OUT, Construction of medical centre and car parking, Land South of Long Road, Mistley

12. To consider meeting dates for 2021

13. Finance
a) To receive the monthly finance report, including monthly bank reconciliation figures
b) To note the completion of the 2019/20 Annual Governance and Accountability Return
c) To approve payment of invoices received in accordance with the 2020/2021 budget

14. Items from councillors to be added to the next agenda

15. To note the date and time of the next meeting