Agenda and minutes

Planning & Transport Committee
Wednesday, 9th January, 2019 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, The White House, Hockliffe Street, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 1HD

Contact: Committee Officer  01525 631920 & Email: info@leightonlinslade-tc.gov.uk

Items
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434/P

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Schedule 12 of the Local Government Act 1972 requires a record be kept of the Members present and that this record form part of the minutes of the meeting. Members who cannot attend a meeting should tender apologies to the Town Clerk.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor J Davies (substituted by Councillor T Morris). 

435/P

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

(i)    Under the Localism Act 2011 (sections 26-37 and Schedule 4) and in accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct, Members are required to declare any interests which are not currently entered in the Member’s Register of Interests or if he/she has not notified the Monitoring Officer of it.

 

(ii) Should any Member have a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest in an item on the agenda, the Member may not participate in consideration of that item unless a Dispensation has first been requested (in writing) and granted by the Council (see Dispensation Procedure).

 

Minutes:

Members were asked to declare any interests, including the nature of those interests, which they had in any of the items under consideration at this meeting. No declarations were made and no dispensations had been requested.

436/P

QUESTIONS FROM THE PUBLIC (3 minutes per person; maximum 15 minutes)

To receive questions and statements from members of the public in respect of any item of business included in the agenda, as provided for in Standing Order Nos 1(f) and 1(h).

Minutes:

There were no questions or statements from members of the public.

437/P

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING pdf icon PDF 78 KB

To receive and approve as a correct record the minutes of the Planning & Transport Committee meeting held on 12 December 2018.

Minutes:

The Committee received the minutes of the Planning and Transport Committee meeting held on 12 December 2018.

 

Minute reference 426/P: it was noted that a 20mph scheme was planned for Bideford Green from September 2019 but that further consultation would take place with residents.

 

RESOLVED that the minutes of the Planning and Transport Committee meeting held 12 December 2018 be approved as a correct record and were signed accordingly.

438/P

PLANNING APPLICATIONS pdf icon PDF 56 KB

To consider Planning Applications received (attached). An updated list will be issued on Friday 4 January 2019 (if applicable).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee reviewed applications received up until 4 January 2019.

 

RESOLVED to recommend to Central Bedfordshire Council that objection be made to application reference CB/18/04493 (12 Wellington Way) on the following grounds:

 

-           That the loss of green landscaping would be detrimental to the visual amenity and character of the area and contrary to original planning consent

-           That conversion of green landscaping to car parking could lead to drainage issues and the loss of an established tree

-           The proximity of a lamp column to the area of green landscaping would make it impractical for vehicles to safely drive on and off

 

RESOLVED to recommend to Central Bedfordshire Council that no objection be made to the following planning applications:

 

1.         CB/18/04025/VOC   65 MILL ROAD

2.         CB/18/04506             9 TALL PINES, PLANTATION ROAD

3.         CB/18/04162             49 GOLDEN RIDDY, LINSLADE

4.         CB/1804319              17a HEATH PARK DRIVE

5.         CB/18/04412             30 THE MALTINGS

6.         CB/18/04110             LINSLADE MIDDLE SCHOOL, MENTMORE

ROAD, LINSLADE

7.         CB/18/04395             5 TAYLORS RIDE  

8.         CB/18/04520             8 MILES AVENUE

9.         CB/18/04614             MEDWAY, HILSIDE ROAD

10.       CB/18/04585             SILVERWOOD, 192 HEATH ROAD

11.       CB/18/04577/LDCE 79A BROOKLANDS DRIVE

12.       CB/18/04755             149 MARLEY FIELDS       

13.       CB/18/04374             CLIPSTONE BROOK LOWER SCHOOL

14.       CB/18/04630             32 WATERLOO ROAD, LINSLADE

           

RESOLVED to note the following works to trees:

 

1.         CB/TRE/18/00499    LAND BETWEEN 8 AND 9 AVON WALK

   

439/P

TRANSPORT MATTERS pdf icon PDF 136 KB

(a)        To consider making an application to the Central Bedfordshire Rural Match Fund (information attached)

 

(b)       To consider any other matters relating to highways/transport (if appropriate)

 

Minutes:

The Committee received information from Central Bedfordshire Council in respect of the Rural Match Fund for highways schemes. It was agreed to seek ideas from all elected Members of the Council.

 

RESOLVED to discuss potential ideas for a submission further at the next meeting.

440/P

INFORMATION ITEMS

To receive and consider any items of information received.

 

Minutes:

No information items had been received.