I hereby invite you to attend a meeting of Milton Ernest Parish Council on Thursday 24th November 2016 at 8.00pm in the Village Hall to consider the following items of business

Sue Bottoms, Clerk to the Parish Council          19th November 2016


1. Apologies for Absence
2. Declarations of interest in items on the agenda:

To receive written requests for a dispensation. To consider any requests for a dispensation.

3. To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 27th October 2016
4. Public Open Session (15 mins)
5. Planning:

i)        New applications: 16/03073/LBC and 16/03072/FUL Stone Cottage, Flewton End MK44 1RE. Single storey side extension to garage.

ii)       Applications Refused: 14/00815/FULWM Land adjacent to Milton Rd and Old Milton Rd, Thurleigh. Construction of a green waste and wood waste recycling facility.

iii)     To note the latest update from Bedford Borough Council re: proposed new settlements

iv)     To consider questions from the Borough Council regarding affordable housing

6. To consider co-option onto the parish council and agree action:
7. To receive a report by the Borough Councillor
8. Village Welfare:

i)        To receive and accept the tree survey.

ii)       To consider and agree action re: vacancy for litter picker

iii)     To receive any update re village paths inspections

iv)     To receive any update re: playing fields

v)       To receive an update on the website and agree any further action

vi)     To consider any action re: the switching on of the Christmas tree lights

9. New Village Welfare Issues:
10. Finance:

i)        Decision: to accept the monthly reconciliation presentation.

ii)       Decision: to agree payments to be made.

iii)     Decision: to consider and agree action re: quote for painting village gates.

iv)     Decision:  to consider and agree action regarding quote for tree work.

11. Reports by Representatives:-

i.  NDP Steering Group ii. Traffic Management Working Group  iii. Any other reports.

12. Review of Actions Summary from Last Meeting
13. To agree dates for 2017: 26th January, 23rd February, 30th March, 27th April, 25th May, 29th June, 27th July, 28th September, 26th October, 30th November.
14. Date of the Next Meeting: Thursday 26th January 2017 at 8pm in the Village Hall.