Albury Parish Council Meeting Agenda 9th July 2024


3rd July 2024

To: Councillors Jolly, Kelly, Klimowicz, Pope and Sargisson

You are summoned to attend the following meeting:

Albury Parish Council


To be held on

Tuesday 9th July 2024

in Albury Village Hall

at 7.15 pm

Members of the public and press are invited to attend this meeting.

Jane Pettitt, Clerk to Albury Parish Council. 


  1. To receive and accept apologies for absence
  2. To receive declarations of interest
  3. To confirm the minutes of the Albury Annual Parish Council Meeting held on Tuesday 4th June 2024
  4. To receive reports on actions agreed at the last Council meeting
  5. To hear from any residents putting themselves forward for co-option onto the parish council
  6. If relevant, co-opt a new parish councillor (current councillors will cast a vote for their preferred candidate if there is more than 1)
  7. If a candidate is co-opted, invite them to sign a declaration of acceptance of office so they can participate in the rest of the meeting
  8. To receive petitions, comments and questions from the public
  9. To consider planning applications received

APPLICATION: 3/24/1084/FUL PROPOSAL: Change of use of land to residential curtilage and alterations to barn with erection of solar panels and alterations to fenestration. Demolition and replacement of outbuildings. Creation of swimming pool, erection of pergola, patio and outdoor kitchen, outdoor fireplace and associated landscaping. AT: Hoys Farmhouse Upwick Green Albury

APPLICATION: 3/24/1197/HH PROPOSAL: Retrospective erection of outbuilding and carport. Creation of new vehicle access and closing off existing vehicle access. Planting of boundary hedging and laying of concrete plinth. AT: Clapgate House Clapgate Albury

  1. To discuss responding to an application for planning permission to erect a solar photovoltaic farm with supporting battery storage, inverters and on land at Wickham Hall Estate, CM23 1JG
  2. To receive bank statements, bank reconciliation and financial summary
  3. To discuss whether to make a donation to Citizen’s Advice, East Herts and agree an amount necessary
  4. To agree payments due
  5. To receive the clerk’s report
  6. To discuss a request from a resident to take over the mowing of the village hall and play area
  7. To discuss the progress of the purchase of two new village noticeboards and the quote for installation
  8. To discuss ideas for the renovation of the two large wooden Albury signs
  9. To discuss the progress of listing the Catherine Wheel as a community asset
  10. To discuss a budget for renovating the finger signpost at Clapgate
  11. To approve the revised allotment agreement ready for issue to the current tenants
  12. To discuss litter picking, the number of hours required and the hourly rate of pay
  13. To discuss the Albury Play Space committee and the amount currently in the associated bank account
  14. To discuss ideas for new play equipment
  15. To discuss creating a pétanque court adjacent to the table tennis table at the village hall
  16. To draw the final 200 club number for the current subscription period
  17. To suggest agenda items for the next parish council meeting: 10th September 2024