Agenda and decisions

North Horsham County Local Committee
Monday, 17th June, 2019 7.00 pm

Venue: Main Conference Room, County Hall North (Parkside), Chart Way, Horsham, RH12 1XH

Contact: Jenna Barnard on 033 022 24525  Email:

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Welcome and introductions

Members of North Horsham County Local Committee are Peter Catchpole, Nigel Dennis, Amanda Jupp, Liz Kitchen, Morwen Millson, Christian Mitchell, Andrew Baldwin and Nigel Jupp.



Election of Chairman and Vice Chairman

The Committee is asked to elect a Chairman and Vice Chairman for the North Horsham County Local Committee for the 2019/20 municipal year.


Declarations of Interest


Minutes pdf icon PDF 52 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 25 February 2019 (cream paper).


Urgent Matters


Progress Statement pdf icon PDF 63 KB

The document contains brief updates on statements of progress made on issues raised at previous meetings.  The Committee is asked to note the report.

Additional documents:


Hill Mead Horsham - Proposed Stopping Up Order (NH01(19/20)) pdf icon PDF 48 KB

The owner of 86 Hill Mead, Horsham is seeking County Council approval to progress an application to stop up an area of highway adjacent to their property so that the land can be incorporated into their land. The land serves no useful purpose as public highway and removal of the highway status will remove the public maintenance liability.


The Committee is asked to approve the proposal to stop up the relevant area of public highway.

Additional documents:


Following consideration of the report the Committee agreed to authorise the Director of Law and Assurance to make an application to the Magistrates Court for an Order to stop up the highway as summarised in this report and shown on the plan attached at Appendix A.

The call-in deadline is 25 June 2019.


North Horsham Community Initiative Funding (NH02(19/20)) pdf icon PDF 38 KB

There are no Community Initiative Fund Pitches to consider at this meeting.

The Committee is asked to note the attached funding summary report.



At its meeting on 17 June 2019 the North Horsham County Local Committee agreed to consider the Community Initiative Funding applications which had been received after the agenda had been published.  The details of the projects and pledges are outlined below.

The following pledges were approved: -


375/NH – Horsham and Shipley Community Project, £750 towards Tree surgery on the grounds and maintenance of the Club House.


376/NH – Friends of Horsham Park, £750 towards Website design and set-up.


377/NH – SAGE Counselling, £613 towards equipment, stationery and marketing materials.


378/NH - Men’s Sheds – Horsham,£750 towards kitchen refurbishment and equipment.

379/NH – Horsham Life Saving Club,£480 towards training materials and equipment.


380/NH - Southwater Youth Project, £750 towards Summer Funfest event set-up, lighting, staging and equipment.


The following application was conditionally approved on the basis that the applicant submits a full formal application by the end of the week beginning 24 June:

MyCareMatters, £750 towards
Advance Care Planning Toolkits.

The call-in deadline is 25 June 2019.


Allocation of the Community Initiative Fund pdf icon PDF 61 KB

The Committee is asked to consider the attached report by the Director of Law and Assurance.


Talk With Us Open Forum

To invite questions from the public present at the meeting on subjects other than those on the agenda.  The Committee would encourage members of the public with more complex issues to submit their question before the meeting to allow a substantive answer to be given.


Vacancies for Local Authority Governors to Maintained Schools and Academy Governing Bodies pdf icon PDF 24 KB

The Committee are asked to note the vacancies of Authority School Governors as set out in the attached.


Items for next meeting

·       West Sussex Crowd

·       Road Space Audit

·       Horsham Growth Deal


Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee will take place at 7pm on Monday 4 November 2019, at a venue to be confirmed.


Members wishing to place an item on the agenda should notify Jenna Barnard via email: or phone on 033 022 24525.