Agenda and draft minutes

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No. Item

18.

Membership

To note that Mrs R Binks has replaced Miss E Dawson on the Committee.

Minutes:

The Committee noted the appointment of Mrs R Binks in place of Miss E Dawson.

19.

Minutes - 16 May 2018 pdf icon PDF 104 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the Minutes of the meeting held on 16 May 2018 are correctly recorded and that they be signed by the Chairman.

20.

Site Meetings and Other Meetings

Minutes:

(1)       The Committee noted that the second part of the Education Commissioning Plan would take place after the meeting.

 

(2)       The Committee agreed to undertake a training visit to Ridham Dock during the morning of Tuesday, 24 July 2018.

 

(3)       The Committee agreed to visit a site in Essex in order to observe a site where materials were transported exclusively by sea.

21.

General Matters

Minutes:

(1)       The Head of Planning Applications Group informed the Committee that the revised National Planning Policy Framework was still expected to be issued prior to the parliamentary recess in July.  A copy would be sent to all Members of the Committee.

 

(2)       The Head of Planning Applications Group informed the Committee that she would send an executive summary and link to the DEFRA Clean Air Strategy 2018 - Consultation Draft to all Members of the Committee.

 

(3)       The Committee noted that the “probity sheet” (which was provided exclusively to Committee Members before each meeting in order that they could identify anyone with whom they had a close personal or pecuniary relationship who had commented on a planning application) would henceforth be produced on green paper in order to further underline its confidential status.  To comply with GDPR requirements, Members were requested to ensure that it was either shredded by themselves following meetings or given to the Democratic Services Officer for this purpose.

 

22.

Proposal TW/18/884 (KCC/TW/005/2018) - Detached two classroom building at Speldhurst Primary School, Langton Road, Speldhurst; Governors of Speldhurst Primary School pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Minutes:

(1)       The Head of Planning Applications Group informed the Committee that a late representation in support of the application had been received.  This representation covered the points that had already been made by other correspondents and raised no new issues.

 

(2)       Mrs Rebecca Cloke and Mr Kia Boon Phoa (local residents) addressed the Committee in support of the application. Mrs Stephanie Hayward (Head Teacher) spoke in reply. 

 

(3)       On being put to the vote, the recommendations of the Head of Planning Applications Group were unanimously agreed.

 

(4)       RESOLVED that:-

 

(a)          permission be granted to the proposal subject to conditions, including conditions covering the standard 5 year time limit;  the development being carried out in accordance with the permitted details; the submission for approval of details of all materials to be used externally;  measures to protect those trees to be retained; details of any external lighting being provided; hours of working during construction being restricted to between 0800 to 1800 on Mondays to Fridays and between 0900 and 1300 on Saturdays with no operations on Sundays and Bank Holidays;  measures to prevent mud and debris being taken onto the public highway; the implementation of the School travel Plan; the monitoring and regular updating of the School Travel Plan; and the submission for approval of a construction management plan, including lorry routing, access, parking and circulation within the site for contractors and other vehicles related to construction operations; and

 

(b)       the application be advised by Informative of the need for Listed Building Consent for the new double doors to the school hall.

23.

Matters dealt with under delegated powers pdf icon PDF 76 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED to note matters dealt with under delegated powers since the last meeting relating to:-

 

(a)         County Matter applications;

 

(b)        County Council developments;

 

(c)          Screening Opinions under the Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2017; and

 

(d)         Scoping Opinions under the Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2017.