ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The MINUTES of the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING held in the Board Room, Town Hall, Derby Road, Peel on Tuesday 3rd May 2005 at 7.00 p.m.
In attendance Mr. P G Leadley (Town Clerk)
APPOINTMENT 04/001 In accordance with Standing Order number 3(a)
OF CHAIRMAN the retiring Deputy Chairman, Mr. J E Lightfoot was appointed Chairman of the Peel Town Commissioners for the municipal year 2005/2006.
Mr. Lightfoot was invested with the Chain of Office by the Retiring Chairman, Mr. T M Crookall. Mr. Lightfoot chaired the reminder of the meeting.
Mr. Lightfoot addressed the meeting and thanked the outgoing Chairman Mr. Crookall for his work on behalf of the Commissioners and the town. The Chairman referred to the town undergoing a period of change and it was important that the new residents were welcomed and that the community spirit for which Peel was noted continued. The Chairman wished to work closely with Mrs. Hannan, MHK to bring employment opportunities and a better future to the town. Perennial problems of litter and dog fouling needed to be addressed and it was hoped that the appointment of a new town warden would further reduce this problem. The Chairman appealed to the residents to take a pride in the town.
DEPUTY 05/002 On the proposal of Mrs. Sweeney and seconded
CHAIRMAN by Mrs. Birkett it was AGREED that Mr. D J Lace be elected Deputy Chairman of the Commissioners for the municipal year 2005/2006.
TOWN MEMBERS 05/003 On the proposal of Mrs. Moughtin and seconded by Mrs. Pugh it was AGREED that Mr. T E Leece and Mr. S Knight be elected Town Members for the municipal year 2005/2006.
LEAD MEMBERS 05/004 It was AGREED that the following members of the Commissioners be appointed as lead members as follows:-
Finance Mrs. P S Sweeney
Works Mr. T M Crookall
Housing Mrs. P Pugh
Recreation Mrs. T M Birkett
APPOINTMENTS 05/005 It was AGREED that the following members of
TO OUTSIDE BODIES the Commissioners be appointed to the following outside bodies:-
Manx National Heritage Mr. D J Lace
Western Civic Amenity Site Mr. R M Gimbert
Western Pool Authority Mr. T M Crookall
Peel and Western District Housing Committee Mr. J E Lightfoot and Mrs. P Pugh
Police Consultative Forum Ms. P Hardman
Peel Heritage Trust Mr. J E Lightfoot and Mr. T M Crookall
MINUTES 05/006 The Minutes of the meeting held
PARISH 05/007 The Town Clerk referred to Minute 04/502 and
PARTNERSHIP updated the Members on his recent attendance at a meeting organised by the Department of Transport regarding the Parish Partnership Scheme. It was noted that the Department had obtained some electronic notice boards to encourage slower speeds within the speed limit areas. The various authorities would be able to utilise the equipment by rotation. It was noted that the trial run organised in Malew Parish had proved to be successful in reducing vehicular speed.
VOCATIONAL 05/008 Members considered a consultative document
TRAINING STRATEGY issued by the Department of Trade and
Industry with regard to a vocational training strategy. Comments were sought on the document by
PLANNING 05/009 The following planning applications were
05/0665/B Erection of four lock up private storage units,
PA 05/0670/B Proposed conversion of existing basement, ground and first floor levels into flats, together with extension to form additional flat, Creg Malin Hotel, The Promenade, Peel. RECOMMENDED FOR APPROVAL.
05/00676/B Re-development of un-used nursing home to create 3 x 2 bedroom
apartments, Elm Bank House,
05/00701/B Construct wooden decking to replace original fence,
PA 05/00704/B Erection of an extension to replace existing conservatory, reduction of dormer width, and installation of three roof lights on rear elevation, 11 Close Quane, Peel. RECOMMENDED FOR APPROVAL.
05/00720/B Amendment to approved extension to provide double external doors to
05/0730/B Revisions to previously approved residential site layout to include
additional dwelling, land between
PLANNING 05/010 The following decisions had been notified by
DECISIONS NOTIFIED the Planning Committee:-
PA 05/00078/B First floor extension, internal and window alterations to provide twenty five self contained apartments in lieu of the existing thirty bedsit units, Westlands, Peel for Peel and Western District Housing Committee. APPROVED
05/00315/B Installation of uPVC casement windows to replace existing on rear
PA 05/00285/B Conversion of existing integral garage to living accommodation and erection of a detached replacement garage at Plot 6, The Links, Peel for Mr. Jack Beecham. APPROVED.
05/00096/B Erection of a flat roof link between kitchen/utility and
conservatory to rear,
PA 05/00032/B Creation of a lorry park with associated storm water drainage via a petrol interceptor and security fencing, site adjacent to Power Station car park and Brickworks Yard, Mill Road, Peel for Peel Town Commissioners. APPROVED.
PA 04/02400/B Amendments to previously approved house types on Plots 9 12, 41 44 and 17 18 (approved under PA 00/02395), alteration to plot boundaries for plots 13 16, erection of boundary fence and erection of electricity sub station, land off Glenfaba Road, Glenfaba Road, Peel for Heritage Homes Limited. APPROVED
04/02208/B Conversion of existing butchers shop into a restaurant and erection
of external sign on front elevation,
PA 05/00024/B Amendments to approved residential development 00/02395 consisting of changed dwelling types to plots 17 26 and the addition of two plots, field 311797 and part field 311792, land off Glenfaba Road (adjoining Cronk Reayrt, Creggans Avenue and Corrins Way), Glenfaba Road, Peel for Heritage Homes Limited. REFUSED
04/02566/B Erection of a two storey extension to rear of property,
04/02282/A On Review Approval in principle for a residential development of
six town houses on derelict land, and workshop,
PA 04/02025/B On Review Access road to site adjacent to South View, Poortown Road, Peel for Premier Homes IOM. REFUSED
PUBLIC HEALTH 05/011 Members noted receipt of a letter issued by the
ACT 1990 Environmental
Health Officer on behalf of the Commissioners to Mr. & Mrs. Gadsby,
BEACH CLEANING 05/012 Members noted receipt of information given to Tynwald by the Minister for the Department of Local Government and the Environment in relation to responsibility of local authorities with regard to beach cleaning. NOTED
MANX MULTI- 05/013 The Town Clerk referred to a letter from the
MEDIA CENTRE Manx Multi-media Centre which would undertake some filming on Peel beach on Sunday 8th May between the hours of and . APPROVED
ISLE OF MAN 05/014 Consideration was given to a letter from the
CHILDRENS CENTRE Play Work Development Officer at the
ROTARY CLUB 05/015 The Town Clerk referred to a letter from the
OF RAMSEY Rotary Club of Ramsey regarding the staging of Milntown in May. The event would be held on 22nd May and would be open to the public. It was AGREED that the poster produced by the Rotary Club be displayed on the Town Hall notice board.
GAMING 05/016 Consideration was given to an application made
(AMENDMENT) ACT 1984 by David Grogan Limited of Island Bet Direct
regarding the request for two amusement with prize machines to be sited at
TT HOMESTAY 05/017 Ms. Hardman enquired as to the situation regarding local authority tenants profiting from the Department of Tourism TT Homestay Scheme. The matter was discussed and it was noted that the Department had previously approved the use local authority housing for the TT Homestay Scheme.
ROAD TRAFFIC 05/018 The Town Clerk referred Members to a draft
REGULATIONS ACT 1985 order entitled Peel (various Roads) (Reserved
Parking Places) (Amendment) (No) Order 2005 which provided for a reserved parking
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