The MINUTES of a BOARD MEETING held in the Board Room, Town Hall, Derby Road, Peel on Wednesday 7th March 2007 at 7.00p.m.
Present Mr. D J Lace (Chairman)
In attendance Mr. P G Leadley (Town Clerk)
Mr. J T Quayle (Technical Officer)
MINUTES 06/422 The Minutes of the meeting held on 7th February 2007 were taken as read and CONFIRMED subject to an amendment to Minute 06/396 (page 5) where the word approved with regard to PA 06/01477/D was deleted and the word refused substituted.
BOUNDARY 06/423 The Town Clerk referred back to Minute
REVIEW 06/389 and indicated that a request had been made to the Boundary Committee to suspend its work due to the submission of a Constitution Bill by Mr. J D Cannan, MHK. It had been agreed that the Boundary Committee’s work would be suspended until the outcome of the Bill was known.
REAYRT 06/424 Mr. Quayle referred back to Minute 06/403 and
AALIN reported the work to repaint Reayrt Aalin Estate would be advertised to interested parties over the next two weeks. It was anticipated the scheme would be completed within two months.
ROAD TRAFFIC 06/425 Consideration was given to a draft Order
REGULATION ACT 1985 entitled Parking Places (Peel) (Roads, Streets and Carriageway) Amendment Order 2007 which removed one disabled parking place to be replaced with a short term parking adjacent to the Post Office, Douglas Street. Peel. The Board had no objection to the draft Order.
was given to a request for comments from the Department of Transport Highways
Division in respect of a proposed Road Closure Order for Peel Carnival
was given to the proposed road closure Order for the Clerical Medical Parish
Walk scheduled for
Consideration was given to a draft Order under the 1985 Act which made the area immediately in front of St Patrick’s Church a no waiting area at any time except for church vehicles. Members had no objection to the draft Order.
was given to a draft Order imposing a no waiting restriction on a section of
ANTIQUES AND 06/426 Members noted receipt of a letter from Mrs.
ARTS CENTRE Eileen
Wilson who was involved in the establishment and promotion of a new antiques
and arts centre in Peel. The centre would
be located on the corner of
Discussion ensued over signposting and it was suggested that a fingerpost sign, supported by Peel Heritage Trust, could be established at the new harbour footbridge. The Commissioners were prepared to assist financially in the provision of the sign if other interested parties helped with the cost of the specific signs to be displayed on the pole. It was AGREED that the cost of a new sign be costed out and the Commissioners indicated their favour in progressing this matter.
HOUSING 06/427 Consideration was given to a request from Mr.
ESTATE Joe McLouglin of Heritage Homes Limited
BALLAWATTLEWORTH FARM with regard to the proposed name for the new housing estate of 173 units in and around Ballawattleworth Farm. After discussion the Board AGREED that the name of the estate should be Reayrt Ny Keylley meaning Wood View in Manx. Members favoured the Manx interpretation being the name of the estate.
PLANNING 06/428 The following planning applications were
APPLICATIONS FOR COMMENT considered by the Commissioners:-
07/00239/B Installation of timber gate and door to replace existing iron gates,
07/00295/B Erection of a satellite dish,
07/00299/B Removal of rear window and brickwork and installation of uPVC French
07/00332/B Installation of dormer windows to front and rear elevations,
PA 07/00340/B Installation of a new front door, Castle View, Victoria Terrace, Peel. RECOMMENDED FOR APPROVAL
07/00280/B Change of use to tourist accommodation,
07/00300/B Erection of detached chalet bungalow with integral garage, The
PA 06/01214/B Amended drawings submitted in respect of a conversion of garage/workshop into living accommodation including extension to rear, garage and yard, 8 Circular Road, Peel. RECOMMENDED FOR APPROVAL
07/00357/B Replacement of wooden patio doors with white uPVC patio doors at
back of house,
07/00368/B Replace upper floor window with uPVC to match right hand window and
replace right hand upper floor window with uPVC to match front elevation,
07/00369/B Additional use as self catering tourist accommodation (all year
07/00376/R Retention of windows and doors as installed,
PA 07/00349/B Alterations, raised roof to create first floor living accommodation, construction of bay window and porch canopy, 7 Ballaquane Park, Peel. RECOMMENDED FOR APPROVAL
PA 07/00386/B Extend existing garage footprint and erection of first floor extension above, 2 St. Patrick’s View, Peel. RECOMMENDED FOR APPROVAL
PLANNING 06/429 The following decisions had been notified by
DECISIONS NOTIFIED the Planning Committee:-
06/02132/B Installation of uPVC casement windows and door to replace existing
to front elevation, 22
PA 06/02162/B Replacement of a wooden flag pole with a 6 metre steel flag pole with shrouded antennas with associated equipment cabinet, Public Conveniences, Breakwater, Peel for Cable and Wireless Isle of Man Limited. APPROVED.
PA 06/02152/B Combining unit two and three into one unit and creation of a window on south elevation of the Longhouse, Quirks Coalyard, Smithy Site, Viking Longhouse, Harbour View, East Quay, Peel for Street Heritage Limited. APPROVED.
PA 06/02001/B Installation of uPVC sliding sash windows to front elevation and casement windows to rear elevation to replace existing 22, Derby Road, Peel for Maria Stringfield. APPROVED.
06/01730/A Approval in principle for the erection of twenty detached dwellings
and six (affordable) semi detached dwellings, land adjacent to Croit ny
PA 06/01730/A 06/430 Members noted that the Minister of the
ON APPEAL Department of Local Government and the Environment had accepted an Appeal against the decision to refuse permission for approval in principle for the erection of twenty detached dwellings and six (affordable) semi dwellings on land adjacent to Cronk ny Greiney. Members noted that a letter objecting to the application had been previously submitted and it was AGREED to reaffirm this position due to the current difficulties over the disposal of surface water.
PA 06/01658/B 06/431 The Minister for the Department of Local
ON APPEAL Government and the Environment had accepted an Appeal against the decision to refuse permission for the construction of two single storey light industrial units, creation of additional car parking, landscaping and widening of site entrance on land off Stanley Mount, Peel. It was AGREED to make no comment on this application.
RENT AND 06/432 Members noted receipt of a letter from the
ALLOWANCES 2007 Department of Local
Government and the Environment dated
WATER 06/433 Upon enquiry from Mr. Lightfoot the Technical
SEPARATION SCHEME Officer advised that the
contractors dealing with the Water Separation Scheme in Peel were seeking a
four week extension from the Department of Transport in respect of the road
Arising therefrom Mr. Lightfoot suggested that contact be made with Mr. Crookall and Mr. Hannay, Director of Highways to agree a date to discuss the Peel Traffic Plan. AGREED
SEWAGE IN 06/434 Mr. Gimbert referred to the Press report and
FREEDOM OF 06/435 Mr. Gimbert confirmed he had attended the
INFORMATION public awareness
meeting the previous week in which a leading UK expert had given a presentation
on freedom of information and its impact on Government Departments and local
authorities. It appeared that in future
if such legislation was approved in the
GOLDEN 06/436 Mr. Gimbert indicated that along with the
JUBILEE TRUST Town Clerk he
had attend a presentation organised by the Golden Jubilee Trust in which it was
proposed that a Champion of Youth post be established in each local authority area whereby that
person would be the prime contact with the youth of the area. Mr. Gimbert suggested that either a
Commissioner or possibly the
PEEL HILL 06/437 Mr. Gimbert indicated that he understood the gate at the back of Peel Hill servicing the shell disposal shute was not affixed correctly. Mr. Quayle indicated that this was not the case.
WATER 06/438 Comment was made over the condition of many
SEPARATION SCHEME of the roads in Peel as a
result of the work being undertaken with regard to the Water Separation
Scheme. A number of pot holes had
occurred and Mrs. Sweeney indicated that
BRA DASH 06/439 Mr. Lightfoot indicated that many of local authorities
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