Council Meetings

Council Meetings

The Agenda and Town Clerk’s Report will be published here a few days before each Council meeting.

The Minutes for the meetings held since 2010 are published in the Minutes Archive


The next meeting of the full Bentham Town Council will take place on Monday the 6th of November at 7:30 pm in the lower Town Hall.

 

There will be a Meeting of the Bentham Town Council on Monday 6 November at 7.30pm in the Lower Town Hall. The public and press are invited to attend.

The press and public may not speak when the Council is in session, but they may make points during the ‘comments & concerns’ item on the agenda

Background papers are available for viewing by appointment before the meeting. They will be circulated to Councillors in the days before the meeting.

Jo Burton

Jo Burton

Clerk to the Council

COUNCIL AGENDA

  1. To Receive Apologies from members unable to attend

  2. To Receive & Record any member’s Disclosable Pecuniary Interest in relation to items on the agenda and to receive and decide members requests for DPI dispensations

  1. To Receive Comment & Concerns

Public participation – to hear matters raised by members of the public or Cllrs with an interest (that are allowed to speak) either on agenda items or for future consultation (NB for non agenda items Members of the Council are not permitted to respond, except to ask questions for the purposes of clarification)

  1. To Confirm the minutes of the previous meeting on 2 October

  2. To Receive the Clerks Report (for information only)

  3. To Receive the Police Report & allow members to ask questions for information

– If any

  1. To Receive Reports from CCllr & DCllrs (for information only)

  • If any

  1. Planning

    1. To Consider and Comment upon New Applications

      1. 2017/18483/HH Renovation of existing farmhouse, including upgrading of electrical & plumbing systems, partial conversion of listed barn to form new dining area & new access to rear garden. Addition of conservation metal roof lights to rear & offshoot roofs at Calf Cop Farm, Calf Cop, Low Bentham

      2. 2017/18484/LBC Renovation of existing farmhouse, including upgrading of electrical & plumbing systems, partial conversion of listed barn to form new dining area & new access to rear garden. Addition of conservation metal roof lights to rear & offshoot roofs at Calf Cop Farm, Calf Cop, Low Bentham (LISTED)

      3. 2017/18506/HH Demolition of conservatory, replacement with bedroom & demolition of porch, replacement with utility room at 9 Robin Lane, High Bentham

      4. 2017/18531/FUL Agricultural storage building at Kiln Lodge, Clapham Road, High Bentham

      5. 2017/18560/HH Lift up section of roof over garage to allow first floor bedroom extension & other alterations to existing dwelling at 7 Springfield Crescent, High Bentham

      6. 2017/18572/FUL Temporary access to allow the entry & exit of construction vehicles onto highway to perform permission 08/2016/17500 at Butts Hill Depot, Nutgill Farm, High Bentham

      7. 2017/18616/FUL Construction of 2no. new detached dwellings with associated parking on land at Greenfoot Lane, Low Bentham

      8. 2017/18660/FUL Forming new roof over existing livestock pens & extending existing roof to form canopy at Bentham Auction Mart, Main Street, Bentham

    2. To Receive Planning Decisions

– If any (see Clerks Report)

    1. To Receive Correspondence on Planning Issues

– If any (see Clerks Report)

  1. Highways Matters

    1. To Receive an update on the closure of the School car park, noting that the problems have been resolved

    2. To Receive a letter regarding further damage to Beechstones Cottage on Mount Pleasant and agree a response

    3. To Consider and Note Highway Matters for Information

– If any (Councillors can comment on any minor Highways issues currently causing concern)

  1. To Note the draft minutes of the Finance Committee meeting on 16 October, and consider recommendations

    1. To agree the changes to the 2017/18 budget to account for the staffing changes

    2. To discuss and agree the draft Co-Option procedure

    3. To consider amendments to the Recording of Meetings policy, reducing the period that recordings are kept

  1. To Note the draft minutes of the Open Spaces Committee meeting on 1 November, and consider recommendations, if any (not available at publication of agenda)

  1. To Note the draft minutes of the Marketing Committee meeting on 2 November, and consider recommendations, if any (not available at publication of agenda)

  1. To Discuss the current situation with vacant shops in Bentham and what steps the Council might be able to take

  1. To Agree the Accounts for Payment

    1. To note the proposed increase in YLCA fees for 2018/19 from £539 to £547

    2. To note the estimated cost of the 2018 parish elections will be £2436.50 if contested (an uncontested election will cost £125)

    3. To consider the erection of Xmas Trees on the Town Hall (costs awaited)

  1. To consider items of Correspondence

    1. To receive a letter from Settle Swimming Pool regarding future funding and agree a way forward

    2. To receive an update regarding the 11 November 2018 Battle’s Over celebrations

    3. To receive a request from Xmas Lights to hang lights off the Town Hall

  1. To Receive Reports from Councillors who represent the Council on other bodies (for information only)

– If any

  1. Items for next meeting and minor items only

Jo Burton

Jo Burton

Clerk to the Council 31 October 2017

 

 


A council meeting will be held on Monday the 3rd of July at 7:15 pm in the lower town hall.

( Please note the earlier start )


A Council meeting will be held on Monday the 5th of June in the Lower Town Hall at 7:30pm.

agenda 050617      and Clerks report CLERK 050617

Preceded by a drop in from 7pm to allow parishioners to raise concerns with a councillor.


A council meeting will be held on Monday the 6th of March in the lower town hall at 7:30 pm.
Preceded by a ” Drop in” from 7pm to allow any parishioners to raise concerns with a councillor.

agenda 060317


A Council Meeting will be held on Monday the 6th of February at 7:30 pm. In the Lower Town Hall.  A drop in for parishioners to talk to a councillor runs from 7pm.

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A council meeting will be held on Monday the 6th of March in the lower town hall at 7:30 pm.
Preceded by a ” Drop in” from 7pm to allow any parishioners to raise concerns with a councillor.
A Council meeting will be held on Monday 16 January 2017 at 7.00pm in the Lower Town Hall. This will be followed by the Precept meeting starting not earlier than 7.15pm. 

Agenda – Additional Meeting
Agenda – Precept Meeting


Document Format

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Recording Council Meetings

The right to record, film and to broadcast meetings of the council, its committees, sub committees and any joint committees is established under the Openness of Local Government Regulations 2014.

The Council’s policy regarding the recording of meetings is available to view or download.