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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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6.30 pm

1.

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.

2.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies or substitutions for the meeting.

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Katy Brown, Alison Ingham and Mel Wilkins.

3.

Minutes

To approve and sign as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 12 November 2019.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 12 November 2019 were approved and signed as a correct record.

4.

Declarations of Interest

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

 

Minutes:

Cllr Ian Thorn declared an interest in item no. 11 (Trustee of Wiltshire Music Centre). He declared he would not participate in the debate or vote on Wiltshire’s Music Centre’s application.

6.40 pm

5.

Chairman's Announcements

The Chairman will provide information about: 

 

·       Wiltshire Family and Community Learning

·       Flood Resilience in Your Local Area

·       Wiltshire Green Pledge

·       Warm and Safe Wiltshire

·       Joint Strategic Needs Assessment

·       Motiv8 Children and Young People’s Service

·       Hilmarton Rural Housing Needs Survey

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Chairman drew attention to the written announcements included in the agenda pack:

 

  • Wiltshire Family and Community Learning
  • Flood Resilience in Your Local Area
  • Wiltshire Green Pledge
  • Warm and Safe Wiltshire
  • Joint Strategic Needs Assessment
  • Motiv8 Children and Young People’s Service
  • Hilmarton Rural Housing Needs Survey

6.

Partner Updates

To receive an update from our partners.  

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

1.    Wiltshire Police – the written update is attached to these minutes and the following points were noted:

 

·       James Brain was introduced as the Calne community area’s new Inspector, taking over from Mark Luffman who would be covering the Wootton Bassett community area.

·       It was explained that community policing was seen as a priority and that in bringing in another Inspector residents can expect a better local service and level of accountability.

·       The Community Policing Model had been changed. Steve Carroll would become the Calne community area’s Community Policing Officer and would be supported by PCSOs and a Neighbourhood Sergeant.

·       Police officers were now working in Calne Leisure Centre on an ad hoc basis. They would continue to start and finish their duties in Chippenham.

·       The team had successfully carried out several closure orders in the Calne area. Those vulnerable targets of dangerous drug networks were now working with relevant partners to receive the assistance they required.

·       While the force does make arrests off the back of defective cars, it was noted that there was plenty of work going on behind the scenes and arrests were not by chance.

 

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

 

·       The relocation of the Fire Station to the relief road had not moved forward and at this moment in time there were no concrete plans to make this happen.

 

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

 

5. Healthwatch – the written update was noted.

 

6. Bremhill Parish Council – the following point was noted:

 

·       Concerns had been raised to the relevant officers regarding the impact of the Housing Infrastructure Bid on the parish and Neighbourhood Plan.

·       Speed indicator devices were to be installed across the parish to combat speeding offences.

 

7. Calne Without Parish Council – the following points were noted:

 

·       There was a vacancy for a councillor position and an election would take place imminently.

·       That consultation was underway regarding the Community Governance Review and residents were encouraged to get involved in the process.

 

8. Compton Basset Parish Council – the following points were noted:

 

·       The Parish Council had undertaken a speeding survey and were now looking at what steps they could take to combat speeding offences.

·       The Neighbourhood Plan review was underway and appropriate actions would be taken when necessary.

 

9. Calne Town Council – the following point was noted:

 

·       Residents were encouraged to ensure their views are heard ahead of the Northern Area Planning Committee which will consider the second Churchill Retirement Living planning application and the Planning Appeal Hearing for the first application.

7.

Police and Crime Commissioner's Precept Consultation Update

To receive an update from Jerry Herbert, Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner, on the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner’s proposals for the precept for the forthcoming year. 

Minutes:

Jerry Herbert, Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner, gave an update on the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner’s proposals for the precept for the forthcoming year. You can have your say via an online survey by following this link: www.wiltshire-pcc.gov.uk

 

Matters highlighted in the course of the update and discussion included: the role of the PCC; what had been delivered this year; what the PCC was proposing; why the increase is needed; the focus on community policing and police visibility in local areas.

8.

Community Presentations

To receive a presentation from the following community group:

 

1.    To receive an update from Mike Stuart, Health and Wellbeing Manager, on the Calne Leisure Centre refurbishment.

Minutes:

Mike Stuart gave an update on the Calne Leisure Centre refurbishment.

 

Matters highlighted in the course of the update and discussion included: background to the project; what will be achieved by the project; what the leisure centre will look like; build progress; upgraded fitness suite equipment and the current membership offer.

9.

Changes to Kerbside Collection

To receive an update from Martin Litherland, Head of Service for Waste Management at Wiltshire Council, on the changes to waste and recycling collections planned to take place in February 2020.

Minutes:

Martin Litherland, Head of Service for Waste Management at Wiltshire Council, gave a presentation on the changes to waste and recycling collections planned to take place in February 2020. (add links)

 

Matters highlighted in the course of the update and discussion included: what will change; why the changes are being implemented; what else you can recycle; how the council can help spread this message in your local community; the End Destination Charter; government plans to reduce, reuse and recycle; how to dispose of food waste and future plans for food waste collection.

10.

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:

 

Older People/Carer’s Champion – Diane Gooch

 

It was noted that:

 

·       A survey will be circulated imminently to residents over the age of 55 to gather information on what services they would like to see provided in the future.

·       An information pack is being developed giving information on activities and services that are available in Calne.

·       Older People/Carer’s Champions across Wiltshire have met with Cllr Alison Bucknell and Cllr Laura Mayes to discuss what they have done over the past year and what they plan to do going forward.

 

Calne Community Area Transport Group – Cllr Crisp

 

Resolved

 

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

11.

Area Board Funding

To consider one application to the Community Area Grants Scheme, as follows:

 

·       Castle Fields Canal and River Park Association - Castle Fields Pocket Park Upgrade - £3696.10

 

To consider two applications for Health and Wellbeing funding, as follows:

 

·       The Anybody Can Cook Community Interest Company – Share a Pot - £1000

·       Wiltshire Music Centre – Celebrating Age Wiltshire Creative Community Group in Calne - £2500

 

To consider two applications for Youth Grant funding, as follows:

 

·       Youth Adventure Trust - Vulnerable Young People from Calne Fulfilling their Potential – £1511.27

·       Calne Clean Up Crew – Fragments of Identity Community Art Project - £500

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the one application made to the Community Area Grants Scheme, two applications for Health & Wellbeing funding and two applications for Youth funding.

 

Resolved

 

1.    To award Castle Fields Canal and River Park Association £3696.10 for the Castle Fields Pocket Park Upgrade

2.    To award The Anybody Can Cook Community Interest Company £1000 for Share a Pot

3.    To award Wiltshire Music Centre £2500 for the Celebrating Age Wiltshire Creative Community Group in Calne

4.    To award Youth Adventure Trust £1511.27 for Vulnerable Young People from Calne Fulfilling their Potential

5.    To award Calne Clean Up Crew £500 for its Fragments of Identity Community Art Project

12.

Urgent items

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

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the an application for Health & Wellbeing funding.

 

Resolved

 

To award Calne Pocket Park £400 for a mobile farm for coffee mornings for senior citizens.

13.

Close

The next meeting of Calne Area Board will be on Tuesday, 10 March 2020 at Calne Hub & Library, The Strand, Calne, SN11 0RD.

Minutes:

The next meeting of Calne Area Board will be on Tuesday, 10 March 2020 at Calne Hub & Library, The Strand, Calne, SN11 0RD.

 

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