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MINUTES OF A MEETING OF THE VILLAGE COUNCIL HELD ON WEDNESDAY 8 SEPTEMBER 2021 AT 7.00PM IN THE METHODIST CHURCH

PRESENT:       Cllrs. H Martin, M Galvin, M Thomson, M Ahir, M Welthy, A Bostan and the Clerk A Costigan.

One member of the public was present.

Fifteen minute rule – comments from members of the public.

Mr J Bullivent of Quickline Communications addressed the meeting about the company’s project to bring ultrafast wireless broadband to the local area including Cullingworth. The maximum speed at first will be 100 MB/s but it is hoped that this will increase going forward. Households should receive further information in the near future.

4008     COUNCILLORS: Recruitment attempts are continuing.

4009     APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE: Apologies were received from Cllr S Helliwell. It was resolved to accept the apologies and the reasons for absence.

4010     DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST: None declared.

4011     MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING: The minutes of the Village Council meeting held on 4 August 2021 were approved.

MATTERS ARISING:    CCTV. This has been installed at Spoons.

Defibrillator installation. The installation has been completed and will be registered on the national databaseThe Circuit. It will be publicised via the Village Council Facebook page.
Village Hall Showcase The postponed showcase took place on 10 September, attended by Cllrs Thomson and Galvin and the Clerk. It was agreed that the Clerk would distribute any left over leaflets to shops in the village.

Former Station Yard New School Lane development Another expiry date has passed without a decision. Further surveys have been completed.

4012     CORRESPONDENCE:

  1. Additional restrictions grant. Bradford Council offered a £3000 grant as part of the response to the Covid pandemic. It was resolved to accept the grant,  The money will be used to fund the Christmas event in the village.
  2. Parking permits on Church Street. Residents were informed about the procedure for requesting a parking permit system.
  3. Sports Chest Funding. Funding of up to £1,000 is available for sports activities and equipment to benefit young people aged between 16 and 25 in the Shipley Area.

4013     CLERK’S REPORT:    

The Clerk read the financial report to 7 September 2021

It was resolved to pay:

Noted:        Grant paid to Scout relaunch event £400
Cancellation of Zoom subscription

                  Grant paid to guiding group £2000

                  Grants paid to Cullingworth Youth Café as follows:

                        £500 (Budget)*

                        £1000 (Gardening project)

                        £800 (Short tennis equipment)

* This payment was mistakenly made twice and one payment will be refunded.

 4014    PORTFOLIO REPORTS:

             a)    PLANNING

 

Applications considered:

None received.

Ratification of Applications submitted

Applications refused

Application 21/030777/HOU Hunter Hill Farm Hill End Lane Harden Amendments to existing approved dog kennel approved under application 20/00220/FUL

            b)  ENVIRONMENTAL

c)  SOCIAL

None received.

4015     REPORTS FROM OTHER BODIES:  None received

4016     REPORTS OF EXTERNAL MEETINGS AND COMMITTEES

None received.

4017     DATE OF NEXT MEETING  – Wednesday 6 October 2021

Signed    ……………………………

                                 (Chairman)

             Dated      …6/10/2021…………….