The MINUTES of a BOARD MEETING held in the Board Room, Town Hall, Derby Road, Peel on Wednesday 7th February 2007 at 7.00p.m.
Present Mr. D J Lace (Chairman)
In attendance Mr. P G Leadley (Town Clerk)
BOUNDARY 06/389 Further consideration was given to the request
REVIEW for consultation on
proposed review of the constituency boundaries for the Isle of Man. Mr. Lightfoot sought clarification as to
whether it was intended that the
to clarification on the proposed membership of the House of Keys it was AGREED to defer the matter to the next
PUBLIC 06/390 Consideration was given to a consultation
HEALTH (TOBACCO) ACT document from the Department of Local
2006 Government and
the Environment concerning proposed new regulations over smoking in enclosed
public spaces. It was noted that the
intention was to introduce regulations on
STREET 06/391 The Town Clerk referred to a letter from Mr. E
LIGHTING Moffatt of 8 Close Quane, Peel who referred to the inadequacy of the current street lighting in Close Quane and requested that the position be improved. It was AGREED that the Technical Officer carry out an inspection of Close Quane prior to any further consideration of the matter. Mr. Moffatt had also referred to the poor condition of the pavements and it was AGREED that this matter be referred to the Department of Transport, Highways Division.
T.T. HOMESTAY 06/392 Mrs. Moughtin proposed that a letter be issued to all Commissioners tenants indicating that if they wished to take part in the Department of Tourism’s T.T. Homestay scheme for 2007 that they could do so under a blanket approval without recourse to writing to the Commissioners on an individual basis. It was AGREED that the draft letter prepared by the Town Clerk be issued with the amendment that any tenant must remain in occupation during the period in question.
DOGS ACT 06/393 The Town Clerk tabled a final draft of the new
1990 byelaws under
the Dogs Act 1990. It was AGREED that a consultation notice be
issued seeking views of dog owners on the proposed amendments to the existing
dog control byelaws. It was noted that
the intention was to introduce new byelaws by
HOUSING (FLATS) 06/394 After consideration it was AGREED to register,
REGULATIONS 1982 under the 1982 regulations, the flat at Magher Breek, Ballawattleworth Estate, Peel.
PLANNING 06/395 The following planning applications were
APPLICATIONS (FOR COMMENT) considered by the Commissioners:-
07/00050/B Erection of a conservatory on north-west elevation, 3
06/01013/B Installation of an air-conditioning unit on first floor external
07/00074/B Change of use from retail shop to estate agency,
PA 07/00079/B Installation of uPVC sliding sash windows to front and side and uPVC casement windows to rear elevation to replacement existing, 8 Atholl Place, Peel. RECOMMENDED FOR APPROVAL.
07/00090/B Construction of a second floor balcony to replace existing lean-to
roof on rear elevation,
07/00137/B Retention of additional garden shed and access from back land,
07/00177/B Demolition of part of rear outlet and erection of a replacement
PA 07/00181/B Extensions to existing bungalow to provide additional living accommodation, 10 Mourne View, Peel. RECOMMENDED FOR APPROVAL.
PA 07/00185/B Alterations and erection of a first floor extension, 63 Kerroo Coar, Peel. RECOMMENDED FOR APPROVAL.
07/00197/B Approval to discharge condition one of PA 05/00665/R to retain containers,
PLANNING 06/396 The following planning decisions had been
DECISIONS NOTIFIED notified by the Planning Committee:-
PA 06/01960/B Erection of a first floor extension over existing garage and utility room Westhaven, Mourne View, Peel for Mr. & Mrs. Gorry. APPROVED
PA 06/01836/B Alterations and erection of a two storey extension Cronk Airh, Corner of Tynwald Road and Albany Road, Peel for Mr. P Kniveton and Miss F Reeves. APPROVED.
06/01810/B Installation of uPVC casement window to replace existing 26,
PA 06/01919/B Erection of a single storey kitchen extension to rear and conversion of garage to provide a playroom, Fy Yerrey, Derby Drive, Peel for Mr. J Kneen. APPROVED
PA 06/02100/R Retention of a ventilation unit and housing, 3 Peveril Terrace, Peel for Mrs. J O’Hanolin. APPROVED
06/01798/B Erection of a single storey utility room extension of side
06/01956/B Installation of roof mounted air duct work and fans,
06/01973/B Removal of existing and installation of a new window on rear
PA 06/02025/B Installation of timber sliding sash and fixed cellar window to replace existing on front elevation, 29 Factory Lane, Peel for Mr. Clucas.
PA 06/02000/B Extension to kitchen, installation of two roof lights and installation of French doors to replace window on rear elevation, 17 Mona Street, Peel for Ms. A Barua and Mr. K Ford. APPROVED
06/02069/B Installation of a metal gate to replace existing side entrance door,
06/01761/B Creation of front door step, enlargement of rear dormer windows and
retention of increased ridge height, site adjacent to 17 and at the eastern end
06/01628/B Alterations to property including removal of rear extension, creation
of additional doors and windows and erection of a timber bridge to rear
06/01377/B Retention of advertising signage at Shamyr Hey Tearooms,
PA 06/01658/B Construction of two single storey light industrial units, creation of additional car parking, landscaping and widening of site entrance, land off Stanley Mount, Peel for Peel Properties Limited. REFUSED
PA 06/01768/B Alterations and erection of a two storey extension to side elevation and a single storey extension to rear, 19 Market Street, Peel for Mr. & Mrs. Atcheson. REFUSED
PA 06/99 06/397 The Town Clerk advised that the Appeal in
ON APPEAL respect
of the new extraction system to rear elevation at
PA 05/92153/B 06/398 The Town Clerk advised that the Appeal in
ON APPEAL respect
of the residential development comprising of 173 dwellings including elderly
person housing, roads, landscaping and sewers at Ballwattleworth Farm,
PA 06/01214/B 06/399 The Town Clerk advised that an Appeal in
ON APPEAL respect of the conversion of a garage/workshop into living accommodation and a rear extension at 8 Circular Road, Peel had been heard and that the Minister concurred with the appointed persons conclusion and accepted the recommendation that the Appeal be dismissed and that approval be given subject to an additional condition as set out in paragraph 23 of the report.
ADOPTION 06/400 Members noted receipt of a further letter from
OF PUBLIC OPEN Mr. Joe McLoughlin of Heritage Homes
SPACES Limited dated
RECYCLING 06/401 Mr. Gimbert referred to his e-mail which
SCHEME contained information concerning the cost of recycling boxes at £3 each. It was noted that blue bags were £1 each together with an £80 - £90 per pallet collection charge. To undertake any form of kerbside recycling would involve additional employment costs. Mr. Lightfoot referred to the extensive conservation area within the Town and the likely environmental impact of a kerbside recycling scheme with additional receptacles left on the kerbside pavement. In Mr. Lightfoot’s opinion separation should occur at the incinerator. It was noted that to date the response to the proposed trial run was disappointing. Mrs. Birkett made a plea to the Press to generate additional interest in a proposed trial run and Mrs. Sweeney requested that residents should ensure their wheelie bins were not left on the pavement.
HOUSING 06/402 The Town Clerk advised Members that the
Housing Forum and Conference had been organised by the Department of Local
Government and the Environment to take place on
REAYRT 06/403 Reference was made to the proposed outer
AALIN painting of the
Reayrt Aalin Estate. Mr. Gimbert
referred to the matter and indicated that he had received a letter from three
residents of Reayrt Aalin enquiring as to the lack of progress with regard to
this maintenance scheme. The Town Clerk
reported that a meeting had been arranged for
ST. PETERS 06/404 Mr. Lightfoot referred to the poor condition of
CHURCH YARD the
whitewashed wall surrounding St.
MICHAEL 06/405 Reference was made to the lack of progress in
STREET the completion of the
resurfacing job on
DOG FOULING 06/406 Mrs. Pugh referred to the absence of the Town
AND STREET CLEANING Warden on sick leave and
indicated that it had been noticeable that during her absence the amount of dog
fouling had increased. This indicated
the value of the
therefrom it was noted that the two day moratorium on cleaning the streets be
deferred to the weekend of 17th and
This part of the meeting ended at