Showing posts from January, 2020

BEVA's complaint to the Chief Executive at DBC

Following the disastrous outcome of the planning meeting which ignored all the input from us over the last two years, we are now focussing on two approaches.   One is to raise a complaint.  We have already done so regarding the conduct of the meeting, and this reproduced below.  We are currently preparing a more detailed critique of the entire process and seeking other ways that we can raise our concerns about the issue. The other is to continue to press for closure of the lanes. In this we have the support of our HCC councillor, Richard Roberts. We press on.   Ms Sally Marshall, Chief Executive, Dacorum Borough Council, The Forum, Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead. HP1 1DN 12 January 2020 Dear Ms Marshall, Complaint to Chief Executive Dacorum Borough Council We are writing on behalf of Bourne End Village Association (BEVA). This complaint relates to the conduct of the meeting of the Development Management Committee which took place on 28 th November 2

LA3: Letter from WHAG to Dacorum Planning

Email: Sally Marshall Chief Executive Dacorum Borough Council The Forum Marlowes Hemel Hempstead Hertfordshire HP1 1DN 25 January 2020 Dear Ms Marshall, COMPLAINT We, West Hemel Action Group ( WHAG ) write to lodge a formal complaint against Dacorum Borough Council ( DBC ) in connection with hybrid planning application reference 4/03266/18/MFA ( Application ) for mixed use proposed development at West Hemel Hempstead ( LA3 or the Development ).  In particular this letter concerns the conduct of the Development Management Committee (the DMC ) Meeting held on Thursday 28 November 2019 (the Meeting ) in approving the application for development at LA3 (the Decision ). Our complaint is as follows: 1.      DMC did not follow correct procedure: a.      It gave incorrect information and misleading advice b.      It failed to carry out adequate consultation c.       It failed to follow procedural rules d.      The co

Community Cafe this Friday

This week on Friday 1 - 4 pm we have the Community Cafe in the Village Hall. This is open to all. Come along for a chat, a cup of tea or coffee and some homemade cake. Some of us bring along our projects - sewing, quilting, embroidery, train repairs (see pictures from November's Cafe) and some just come along for the cake and a natter. Join us on Friday. Ian fixes a model train Maggie makes Christmas Decorations Jane led a lavender pillow-making "workshop" and the rest drank tea and ate cake.