Agenda

Tynedale Local Area Council - Tuesday, 15th June, 2021 4.00 pm

Venue: County Hall, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 2EF

Contact: Nichola Turnbull 

Items
No. Item

1.

MEMBERSHIP AND TERMS OF REFERENCE

The committee are asked to note the following membership and terms of reference for the Tynedale Local Area Council which were agreed by Annual Council on 26 May 2021.

 

The membership is made up of the county councillors who represent the 13 electoral divisions in the Tynedale area:

 

Chair: T Cessford

Vice-Chair: CR Homer

Vice-Chair (Planning): A Scott

 

Quorum – 4

 

Conservative

Labour

Independent Group

Liberal Democrat

Green Party

Ind Non-Grouped

T Cessford

A Scott

D kennedy

A Sharp

N Morphet

A Dale

CR Homer

HR Waddell

 

 

 

 

CW Horncastle

 

 

 

 

 

I Hutchinson

 

 

 

 

 

N Oliver

 

 

 

 

 

JR Riddle

 

 

 

 

 

G Stewart

 

 

 

 

 

 

Terms of reference

 

1.      To enhance good governance in the area and ensure that the Council’s policies take account of the needs and aspirations of local communities and do not discriminate unfairly between the different Areas.

2.      To advise the Cabinet on budget priorities and expenditure within the Area.

3.      To consider, develop and influence policy and strategy development of the Council, its arms-length organisations, and other relevant bodies, to ensure that they meet local requirements and facilitate efficient and transparent decision making.

4.      To receive information, consider and comment on matters associated with service delivery including those undertaken in partnership agencies, affecting the local area to ensure that they meet local requirements, including matters relating to community safety, anti- social behaviour and environmental crime.

5.      To consider and refer to Cabinet any issues from a local community perspective with emerging Neighbourhood Plans within their area, and consider local planning applications as per the planning delegation scheme.

6.      To consider and recommend adjustments to budget priorities in relation to Local Transport Plan issues within their area, and to make decisions in relation to devolved capital highway maintenance allocations.

7.      To engage, through the appropriate networks, with all key stakeholders from the public, private, voluntary and community sectors to facilitate the delivery of area priorities. This will include undertaking regular liaison with parish and town councils.

8.      To inform, consult and engage local communities in accordance with Council policy and guidance, through the appropriate networks.

9.      To, as appropriate, respond or refer with recommendations to local petitions and councillor calls for action.

10.   To make certain appointments to outside bodies as agreed by Council.

11.   To determine applications for grant aid from the Community Chest, either through Panels for individual Local Area Councils, or through the Panel of Local Area Council Chairs for countywide applications.

12.   To refer and receive appropriate issues for consideration to or from other Council Committees, and as appropriate invite Portfolio Holders to attend a meeting if an item in their area of responsibility is to be discussed.

13.   To exercise the following functions within their area:-

a)    the Council’s functions in relation to the survey, definition, maintenance, diversion, stopping up and creation of public rights of way.

b)    the Council’s functions as the Commons Registration Authority for common land and town/village greens in Northumberland.

c)    the Council’s functions in relation to the preparation and maintenance of the Rights of  ...  view the full agenda text for item 1.

2.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

3.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 182 KB

Minutes of the following meetings of the Tynedale Local Area Council, as circulated, to be confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chair.

 

a.      9 March 2021

b.      27 April 2021

Additional documents:

4.

DISCLOSURE OF MEMBERS' INTERESTS

Unless already entered in the Council’s Register of Members’ interests, members are required to disclose any personal interest (which includes any disclosable pecuniary interest) they may have in any of the items included on the agenda for the meeting in accordance with the Code of Conduct adopted by the Council on 4 July 2012, and are reminded that if they have any personal interests of a prejudicial nature (as defined under paragraph 17 of the Code Conduct) they must not participate in any discussion or vote on the matter and must leave the room.

 

NB Any member needing clarification must contact Legal Services Manager atmonitoringofficer@northumberland.gov.uk. Please refer to the guidance on disclosures at the rear of this agenda letter.

DEVELOPMENT CONTROL

5.

DETERMINATION OF PLANNING APPLICATIONS pdf icon PDF 94 KB

To request the committee to decide the planning applications attached to this report using the powers delegated to it.  (Report enclosed as Appendix A.)

 

Please note that printed letters of objection/support are no longer circulated with the agenda but are available on the Council’s website at http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/Planning.aspx

6.

20/02180/FUL pdf icon PDF 273 KB

Conversion, extension and alteration of existing coach house buildings to create a new wedding venue with associated demolition of existing outbuildings, new access, parking and landscaping (as amended)

Linnels Coach House, Fellside, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 1TS

7.

20/03388/FUL pdf icon PDF 242 KB

Change of use from dwellinghouse and cottage (C3 use) to guest accommodation (C1 use); single-storey rear extension to form wedding venue; and car parking (As amended).

Shildon, Corbridge, Northumberland, NE45 5PY

8.

21/00357/FUL pdf icon PDF 150 KB

Installation and siting of 3 x garden room teaching pods, measuring 3.5m x 3.5m in floor area and a height of 2.8m

Corbridge Middle School, Cow Lane, Corbridge, NE45 5HY

9.

PLANNING APPEALS UPDATE pdf icon PDF 168 KB

For Members’ information to report the progress of planning appeals.  This is a monthly report and relates to appeals throughout all 5 Local Area Council Planning Committee areas and covers appeals of Strategic Planning Committee.  (Report enclosed as Appendix B.)

10.

DATE OF NEXT MEETING

The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, 13 July 2021 at 4.00 p.m.

11.

URGENT BUSINESS

To consider such other business as, in the opinion of the Chair, should, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.