Minutes of Extraordinary Meeting 18th January 2010

UPTON PARISH COUNCIL

Minutes of

Extraordinary Meeting of Upton Parish Council

held on Monday 18th January 2010 at 8.00 pm

in the Methodist Church

Present: Mr J Dickens (Chairman), Mr M Brown, Mr S Norman, Mr G Summers,

Mrs C Lightfoot (clerk) and 3 parishioners.

1. Apologies received from Mrs T Seelig

2. Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any personal interest and the nature of that interest which they may have in any of the items under consideration at this meeting. Any Member arriving after the start of the meeting is asked to declare personal interests as necessary as soon as practicable after their arrival even if the item in question has been considered. Mr Brown declared an interest in item 3(ii).

3. (i) Planning Application: UPT/21068 – 09/02217/FUL – 5 Fieldside. Double storey rear and side extension with garage. Erection of porch to front. Applicant Dr R Lott. The plans were examined and the Parish Council had no objections. Clerk to advise the Planning Department accordingly. Clerk

(ii) Planning Application UPT/4960/4 – 09/02310/FUL – Maslina, Reading Road. Proposed new dwelling (on site of previous permission for new garage, not implemented). Applicant Mr & Mr Arnold. The chairman said that the “Justification Statement” submitted by Stewart Lilly Associates stating “informal discussions have taken place with the Parish Council and neighbouring properties and no objections have been made known to us” was not correct. Although Stewart Lilly Associates had written to forewarn us of the amended planning application, no response had been made by the Parish Council.

The Parish Council discussed the plans and had no objections. Clerk to advise Planning Department accordingly. Clerk

4. Mr Brown gave an update on the progress of the Village Hall refurbishment project.

The Chairman closed the meeting at 8.30 p.m.

Clare Lightfoot, Clerk

20th January 2010