NDP Minutes 13th May 2019

Minutes of meeting held at 7.p.m. on 13th May 2019

Present: Alison Davies, Barbara Alsford, Carole Protherough, Jane Rees, Dr David Nicholson, Krina Langton, George Walker,
Apologies: Alan Lavers, Jean Harris, Alan Morgan, Blu Davies

Alison opened the meeting in Alan’s absence and welcomed everyone.

Review of report
Dr David Nicholson reported that the Parish council had approved version 2 of the draft document and it had been forwarded to Herefordshire Council for the Strategic Environmental assessment and the Habitat Regulations Assessment, with these reports being expected by the end of May. There will then need to be comments and revisions ready for the 6 weeks consultation. Suggested dates for the consultation are 17th June to 29th July. The document can be inspected on the Parish Council website and hopefully the village stores, Hedley Lodge, Seven Stars and links provided to the village hall and school websites. A comments form will be available on the website and copies will be available in the village shop with a secure box for replies if agreed with the shop. The flyer will be distributed in mid June and the drop in session was agreed as Saturday 6th July 10 – 2. Alison Wright to book Innesfield for that date.

Consultation Plan
A4 flyer to all homes and businesses in parish. All documentation to be put on Parish Council website and businesses and relevant authorities being consulted by e-mail or letter from the Parish Clerk. David Nicholson to send draft text to Alison Wright with consultee list. Barbara Alsford to send report to Tracking the News and the Hereford Times. Carole Protherough to organise leaflet drop helped by Barbara Alsford.

Consultee list: This includes national organisations prescribed in the regulations who all need to be emailed. Other businesses to add to the list include Dore Transport, Bromfield Homes, Connexus, Wye and Usk river group, Clehonger Stores, Smallbrook Storage and Sheena Jones, hairdresser. Jenny Whittal to provide list of farms for list.

Any other business
There was none.

Next meeting: 10th June 2019