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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Calne Hub & Library, The Strand, Calne, SN11 0RD

Contact: Craig Player  Email: craig.player@wiltshire.gov.uk

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6.00pm

54.

Chairman's Welcome and Introductions

The Chairman will welcome everyone to Calne Area Board and introduce the Councillors and Officers present.

Minutes:

The Chairman welcomed everyone to Calne Area Board and introduced the Councillors and Officers present.

55.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies or substitutions for the meeting.

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Glenis Ansell, Cllr Ian Thorn and Alison Ingham.

56.

Minutes

To approve and sign as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 10 September 2019.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 10 September 2019 were approved and signed as a correct record.

57.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of disclosable interests or dispensations granted by the Standards Committee.

 

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

6.05 pm

58.

Chairman's Announcements

The Chairman will provide information about: 

 

·       We’re Targeting Fly-tippers

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Chairman drew attention to the written announcements included in the agenda pack or attached to these minutes:

 

·       We’re Targeting Fly-tippers

·       Community Governance Review

6.10pm

59.

Partner Updates

To receive an update from the our partners.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

1.    Wiltshire Police – Inspector Mark Luffman attended, and the written update was noted.

 

2.    Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner – Angus McPherson attended, and the following points were noted: 

 

·       Calne Police Station is no longer required for operation needs and the station will be closed in January. There would now be a touch down point at Calne Leisure Centre.

·       The Commissioner’s Police and Crime Plan had been updated and can be found via the following link: https://www.wiltshire-pcc.gov.uk/article/1640/Police-and-Crime-Plan-2017-2021

 

3.    Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service – the written update was noted.

 

4.    NHS Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group – the written update was noted.

 

5.    Healthwatch – the written update was noted.

 

6.    Wordfest – Jenny Dunthorne attended, and the following points were noted:

 

Wordfest had successfully run a 20-week course to teach vulnerable adults to read. As well as providing specific reading training, it also helped with access to local resources and services. 

6.30pm

60.

Chippenham Link Road Bid

To receive an update from Alan Richell, Growth and Investment Director, about the Chippenham link road bid.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Alan Richell, Growth and Investment Director, and Cllr Philip Whitehead, Leader of the Council, gave a presentation on the Chippenham link road bid. The presentation is attached to these minutes.

 

Matter highlighted in the course of the presentation and discussion included: the purpose and objective of the bid; the opportunity arising from the bid; draft development principles; infrastructure development occurring before residential development; the impact on existing residents; possible employment opportunities; environmental considerations; the indicative timeline; a possible road route; traffic management plans and engagement and communication plans following the bid.

61.

Community Governance Review

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Maggie Mulhall gave a presentation on the Community Governance Review, which includes Derry Hill and Studley (proposed new parish). The presentation and supporting document are attached to these minutes.

 

Matters highlighted in the course of the presentation and discussion included: what a Community Governance Review is; what the Community Governance Review means for Derry Hill and Studley (proposed new parish); the Community Governance Review timetable and to submit any representations via the following link: http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/council-democracy-cgr).

7.30pm

62.

Our Community Matters

To receive updates and consider recommendations arising from the

following local JSA priorities/working groups:

 

·       Older People/Carer’s Champion – Diane Gooch

·       Calne Health and Wellbeing Group – Alison Ingham

·       Air Quality Working Group – Cllr Hill

·       Calne Our Place – Naomi Beale (Chairman)

·       Calne Community Safety Forum – Glenis Ansell (Chairman)

·       Calne S106 Working Group – Cllr Trotman

·       Calne Community Area Transport Group – Cllr Crisp

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Councillors then provided an update on community issues and progress on

Calne Area Board working groups as follows:

 

Bremhill Parish Council

 

The following points were noted:

 

·       After several incidences of vehicles colliding with horses and their riders, the Parish Council had released an article on horse and rider safety. Other parishes were encouraged to get in touch with Isobel McCord if they would like this circulated to them.

 

Calne Without Parish Council

 

The following points were noted.

 

·       Work was underway to plan the Parish Council’s budget for the 2020 year.

·       The Parish Council’s had been consulting road management teams to begin work on its Road Safety Review.

 

Older People/Carer’s Champion – Diane Gooch

 

The written update is attached to these minutes.

 

Resolved

 

To award £100 to the Older People/Carer’s Champion towards the cost of the Christmas Pantomime.

 

Calne Community Area Transport Group Cllr Crisp

 

Resolved

 

To adopt the recommendations of the Community Area Transport Group as outlined in the report.

 

7.45pm

63.

Area Board Funding

To consider two applications to the Community Area Grants Scheme, as follows:

 

·         Goatacre Cricket Club - £5,000 towards a safety fence

·         Foxham Reading Room - £5,000 towards roof repairs

 

To note the following grants agreed under delegate authority:

 

·         £1,000 of Health & Wellbeing funding to the Wiltshire Rural Music Centre for the Music on the Move project

·         £496.31 of Community Grant funding to Calne Men’s Shed for equipment for the shed

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the two applications made to the Community Area Grants Scheme.

 

The Area Board also noted the award of the following grants under delegated authority:

 

  • £1,000 of Health & Wellbeing funding to the Wiltshire Rural Music Centre for the Music on the Move project
  • £496.31 of Community Grant funding to Calne Men’s Shed for equipment for the shed

 

Resolved

 

1.    To award Goatacre Cricket Club £5000 towards a new safety fence.

To award Foxham Reading Room £5000 towards roof repairs.

64.

Urgent items

Any other items of business which the Chairman agrees to consider as a matter of urgency.

Minutes:

There were no urgent items.

8.00pm

65.

Close

The next meeting of Calne Area Board will be on 21 January 2020, 6.30pm at Calne Hub & Library, The Strand, Calne, SN11 0RD.

Minutes:

The next meeting of Calne Area Board will be on 21 January 2020, 6.30pm at Calne Hub & Library, The Strand, Calne, SN11 0RD.

 

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