Next Meetings Agenda

18h June 2019

Parish Council Meeting to be held in the lower hall, Ditchling Village Hall, Lewes Road, Ditchling on Monday 24th June 2019 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

2. Apologies for absence

3. To approve minutes of Parish Council meetings held on the 29th April and 20th May 2019

4. To receive Co-option applications and vote to fill Councillor vacancies

5. Committees

5.1 To discuss Planning Committee membership and review draft Terms of Reference

5.2 To confirm Chairman/Vice Chairman for Committees

6. To adopt draft Standing Orders

7. To resolve that the Parish Council meets the relevant conditions (9 elected members and a CiLCA qualified clerk) to use the General Power of Competence until the next election in 2023

8. Parish Magazine update

9. Planning Applications

9.1 SDNP/19/02357/HOUS - 17 South Street Ditchling BN6 8UQn - Proposed repositioning of hard standing and erection of single story car port for 2no. cars and storage / shed

9.2 LW/19/0339 & LW/19/0340 - Little Crank Common Lane Ditchling East Sussex BN6 8TP Single-storey rear extension with related internal ground floor alterations, reconfiguration of existing rear door with full height window and infill walling, replacement rooflight to the front elevation and repositioning of external oil boiler

9.3 SDNP/19/02928/TCA - 43 High Street Ditchling BN6 8SY - 2no. Sycamore Tree - Remove. 1no. Holly tree - Reduce canopy.

9.4 SDNP/19/02844/TCA - 24 West Street Ditchling BN6 8TS -Magnolia Grandiflora (T1) - fell because of rupture to underground pipe work, root disturbance of paving stones and excessive shading.

10. Car Park

10.1 To receive update from working party

11. Recreation Ground & Burial Ground

11.1 To receive update on playground scheme and estimated costings

12. Beacon Parish Traffic Group

12.1 To receive update from working party

13. Neighbourhood Plan Reports

14. Finance

14.1 To receive the bank reconciliations
DITCHLING PARISH COUNCIL Ditchling Village Hall 18 Lewes Road Ditchling East Sussex BN6 8TT Tel: 01273 844733 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Website: Parish Clerk: Sarah Mamoany Deputy Clerk: Derek Blackhall

14.2 To approve schedule of payments

14.3 To review and approve updated Risk Management Policy

14.4 To approve the Annual Governance Statement for the financial year ending 31st March 2019

14.5 To approve the Statement of Accounts for the financial year ending 31st March 2019

14.6 To consider costings for repairs to street lights

15. Lewes District Council – Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)

15.1 To consider application to LDC for CIL bids prior to closing date of 15th July 2019

16. Correspondence & Consultations

16.1 ESCC – Rights of Way Improvement Plan – comments by 4th July 2019

16.2 Correspondence List

17. Written and verbal reports by representatives.

17.1 Village Hall Management Committee

17.2 Ditchling Village Association

17.3 Ditchling Pavilion Club

17.4 Lewes District Association of Local Councils 18. Future meeting dates: 12th July – Finance Committee Meeting 22nd July – Statutory Parish Council meeting Please note no meeting in August unless required for Planning Applications