Full Council Meetings

Friday 15th April 2022
Jennifer Spear - Clerk to Manningtree Town Council

Clerk to the Council: Mrs. Jennifer Spear
Po Box 12651, Manningtree, Essex, CO11 9AR. Tel. 07824 860 252

Members of the Council are hereby summoned to attend the Full Town Council Meeting taking place at the Function Room at the Mistley Masonic Hall on South Steet CO11 1BG on Thursday 21st March, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. for the purpose of transacting the following business.

Members of the press and public are welcome to attend.

Jennifer Spear
Clerk to the Council 15th April 2022

Please note that this meeting is recorded for the purpose of minute taking. This record is destroyed as soon as the minutes are published.


04.22.1 To receive and approve any Apologies for Absence
Cllr Dunnet and Cllr Barker have both sent apologies due to personal reasons.

04.22.2 To receive any Declarations of Interest

04.22.3 Minutes of the 17th March 2022 meeting to be approved and signed.

04.22.4 Public Announcements
Surfers Against Sewage Protest April 23rd

04.22.5 Public participation session with respect to items on the agenda and matters of mutual interest

04.22.6 Reports from the District and County Councils - circulated prior to the meeting.

04.22.7 Report from Essex Police

04.22.8 Progress report from the Clerk

04.22.9 Reports from other committees and representatives

04.22.10 To consider the following planning applications:

The Crown, 51 High Street, Manningtree, Essex CO11 1AH
Proposed provision of tented structure over existing patio to provide covered external area for patrons. There are 2 planning applications with 2 different numbers as shown above for the same description application.

The Crown, 51 High Street, Manningtree, Essex CO11 1AH
Proposed internal alterations to create 4 No. letting rooms ancillary to pub.

The Crown, 51 High Street, Manningtree, Essex CO11 1AH
Proposed change of use of outbuilding from 2 existing flats (used ancillary to the pub) to create 4 no. letting rooms ancillary to pub.

The Crown, 51 High Street, Manningtree, Essex CO11 1AH
External alterations to existing patio area and car park area to create improved pub garden.

The Crown, 51 High Street, Manningtree, Essex CO11 1AH
External alterations to existing patio area and car park area to create improved pub garden.

18 High Street Manningtree Essex CO11 1AD
Discharge of condition 4 (Materials) of approved application 19/00317/LBC.

25 Malthouse Road Manningtree Essex CO11 1BY
1 No. Sycamore - reduce to natural target points.

1 Alston Villas, Stour Street, Manningtree, Essex CO11 1BD
Proposed rear loft conversion

04.22.11 Planning Decisions
42 High Street Manningtree, Essex, CO11 1AJ

Proposed Listed Building Consent for a new external door and rooflights, part replacement of the ground floor slab and internal wall linings, construction of new internal studwork partitions, and renewal of mechanical and electrical services and new signage
Approval - Listed Building Consent
25.03.2022 Delegated Decision
2 High Street, Manningtree, Essex, CO11 1AD
Variation of conditions 2 and 3 of application 17/01479/FUL to allow for change of use of ground floor unit from retail premises to two-bedroom residential unit alongside the other residential uses (6 flats and 1 house
Application Withdrawn 07.04.2022 Delegated Decision

04.22.12 To discuss the implementation of a Memorial Bench Policy.

04.22.13 To discuss the proposal to incorporate Manningtree into Colchester Borough not Tendring.

04.22.14 To discuss changing the top of the new lamppost that has been placed at Wherry corner to a traditional one.

04.22.15 To Discuss NALC's Star Council awards

04.22.16 Platinum Jubilee
a) To discuss the booking of the Hog Roast
b) To discuss the booking of the portaloos

04.22.17 To discuss ordering a memorial book, mourning pouches and black arm bands.

04.22.18 Highways/Environment
a) The signpost is painted over the bolts so it can not be moved easily - need to discuss employing a tradesman to possibly grind out the bolts to be able to swing it back around.
b) To discuss changing the top of the new lamppost that has been placed at Wherry corner to a traditional one.
c) To Discuss replanting the flower tubs
d) To Discuss the black refuse bins outside Natwest
e) To Discuss purchasing stencils 'Bag it, Bin it'

04.22.19 The Beach
Street Keeping Management while Cllr Barker is away.

04.22.20 Quay Street Management
Clerk is awaiting quotes for the pathway

04.22.21 Finance
a) To receive the monthly finance report and approve monthly bank reconciliation figures from February.
As at 31st March 2022 there is a total of £15,573.20 in both accounts.

b) To Discuss the purchase of a replacement memorial plaque for the bench that went missing.

c) To discuss the renewal of the council's membership with the EALC and NALC.

d) To approve new payments in accordance with the 2022/23 budget
Code Date Description Supplier VAT Type Net VAT Total
Mayor's Allowance 01/04/2022 Jubilee Pin Badges Trophiesplusmedals S 185.42 37.08 222.50
Mayor's Allowance 06/04/2022 Thankyou Gift Winyl S 27.92 5.58 33.50
Sundries 06/04/2022 Chalk Paint London Graphic Centre S 36.50 7.30 43.80
Public Lighting 14/04/2022 Street Lighting Npower L 675.46 33.77 709.23
Clerk's Salary 14/04/2022 HMRC/NIC HMRC E 21.18 21.18
Subscriptions 14/04/2022 Membership TDALC E 20.00 20.00
Platinum Jubilee 15/04/2022 Candles/Cups Holyart E 97.88 97.88
Subscriptions 15/04/2022 Annual Subscription EALC E 291.70 291.70
Clerk Expenses 15/04/2022 Clerk Expenses Jennifer Spear E 26.04 26.04
Clerk's Salary 15/04/2022 Clerk Salary Jennifer Spear E 987.69 987.69
Street Furniture 15/04/2022 Memorial Plaque Holyart S 96.07 19.22 115.29
Street Furniture 15/04/2022 Maintenance Environmental Design S 48.00 9.60 57.60
Training 15/04/2022 Training EALC S 70.00 14.00 84.00
Website Costs 15/04/2022 Office 365 Office 365 S 3.80 0.76 4.56
Total 2,587.66 127.31 2,714.97

e) Breakdown of the Jubilee Budget so far:
Total Spend £1593, covering the hog roast, candles and candle cups leaving £607.12.
The Pin badges as discussed from the Mayoral allowance have cost £222.50 leaving £177.50 in the mayoral allowance for the rest of the year.
Still to sort, portaloos, live band (singer), refreshments (Co-op have kindly offered £30 voucher) first Aider.
f) To discuss the purchase of the sand for the beach.
g) To discuss supporting the Dementia Friendly sing-a-long sessions at the dementia Café £50 per quarter

Payments Received:
£1000 Received from the National Lottery towards the Jubilee Celebrations.

04.22.22 To discuss this month - "What Has your council been doing this month?"

04.22.23 To consider whether resolutions from the current meeting have an impact on carbon footprint and climate change

04.22.24 Items from councillors to be added to the next agenda

04.22.25 To note date and time of the next meeting