Next Meetings Agenda

11th December 2018

Statutory Parish Council Meeting to be held in the lower hall, Ditchling Village Hall, Lewes Road, Ditchling on Monday 17th December 2018 at 7.30pm


Public Participation There will be 15 minutes set aside at the beginning of the meeting for the public to ask questions or make comments on items on the Agenda if it is required. Once the Council Meeting is in session there will be no further public participation.

Michelle Warner
Clerk to the Council


1. Declarations of Interest on any items on the Agenda must be declared and specified


2. Apologies for absence.


3. Minutes of the Council Meeting held on 26th November to be approved and signed.


4. New play equipment and recreation ground master plan. Including possible transfer of tennis court management to the Parish Council.

5. Planning applications 5.1 SDNP/18/05770/HOUS Section 73A retrospective application to retain boundary fence, 71 East End Lane Ditchling

5.2 SDNP/18/05405/HOUS Enlarge structural openings at the east side elevation, widening of patio doors to the south to include a window opening and installation of a double glazed PVC units. Alfords Old Barn, 2 Brangwyns Acre, East End Lane, Ditchling

5.3 SDNP/18/06089/TCA Removal of a single yew tree. Land rear of 16, North End, Ditchling

5.4 SDNP/18/04155/FUL Update on consultant’s reports.


6. Parish magazine – update for the February edition.


7. Car park update


8. Neighbourhood Plan reports


9. Highways working party reports including recommendation of appointment of a highway consultant


10. To agree meeting dates for 2020. To agree to hold the Annual Parish Meeting on 10 May 2019


11. To agree the 2019/20 budget with projected income of £206,128 including loans; projected expenditure of £269,599 and a precept of £85,978


12. To consider making a contribution to Ditchling Village Hall in respect of a new door and windows installed in the Parish Office at a cost of £2,544.


13. Finance matters a) To receive the bank reconciliation. b) To approve invoices for payment. The list to be circulated prior to the meeting.

14. Correspondence The list to be circulated prior to the meeting.

15. Written & verbal reports by representatives. Village Hall Management Committee – Cllr Smith Ditchling Pavilion Club –Cllr Smith Ditchling Village Association – Mrs C.M. Robinson. Lewes District Association of Local Councils – Cllr Mc Beth