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Agenda - 8 May 2017




The Parish Council Office, The Old Turnpike, Bunwell, Norwich, NR16 1SN 

Chairman : R Smith,

Tel : 01953 788300

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Clerk : Mrs Margaret Ridgwell

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To all members of the Public:


You are invited to attend the annual meeting of Bunwell Parish Council at The Village Hall, Bunwell on Monday 8th May 2017 following the Annual Parish Meetng which starts at 7.00 pm.  The press are welcome to attend. 


  1. To elect a chairman

  2. To receive the chairman’s declaration of office

  3. To appoint a vice chairman

  4. To consider accepting apologies for absence

  5. To co-opt Richard Owen as a Parish Councillor for Bunwell

  6. To record declarations of interest from Council members in any item to be discussed

  7. To appoint representatives to outside bodies

  8. To appoint committees and sub committees if required

  9. To consider payment of subscriptions falling annually (NALC, SLCC, NPLA, Norfolk PTS, CAN)

  10. To inspect any deeds and trust investments in the custody of the parish council as required

  11. To approve the minutes of the Council Meeting held on 3 April 2017

  12. To discuss matters arising from the minutes

  13. Residents’ questions – fifteen minutes to hear from members of the public

  14. To receive the District and County Councillor’s Reports

  15. To receive the Clerk’s report

    1. Review Schedule of Actions 3 April 2017

  16. To receive and discuss correspondence

  17. To receive the Tree Warden’s Report

  18. To receive the Footpath Warden’s Report

  19. To receive the Children’s Play Area report

  20. To receive an update from Councillors’ on any meetings attended

  21. Highway Matters

  22. Finance

    1. Approve Payments

    2. Cashbook Balance

    3. Review Reserves

  23. Planning Applications

    To discuss and vote on any new planning applications:
    23.1    2017/0695

    Applicant: Mr Harvey
    Location: Poultry Houses Beech Farm Rectory Lane Bunwell Norfolk
    Proposal: Agricultural dwelling to supervise a poultry enterprise.

    23.2    2017/0878

    Applicant: Mr & Mrs O’Neill

    Location: 135 Bunwell Street Bunwell NR16 1QY 

    Proposal:  Demolition of existing conservatory, erection of single storey rear extension, extension above existing garage and front porch and extension.

    23.3   2017/0764

    Applicant: Mr David Rose

    Location: Maple Barn Haylock Close Bunwell NR16 1SG

    Proposal:   Oak frame car port

  24. To receive matters of importance from Councillors

  25. To receive Agenda items for the next meeting

  26. To agree date and time of next meeting - scheduled for 5 June 2017 at 7.30 pm