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Minutes 2nd September 2014



The Meeting of the Parish Council was held at The Environment Centre, Stibbington on Tuesday, 2nd September 2014 at 7.00 p.m.



Councillor M Beuttell Councillor R Cawood Councillor D Price
Wendy Gray, Parish Clerk


  • Councillors were in attendance from 7.00 pm
  • 4 members of the public were also present


Business Discussed

1 Opening of meeting – Cllr Beuttell welcomed everyone and declared the meeting open.
2 Apologies for Absence – to receive and accept apologies for absence – Cllrs Bradshaw and Wright
3 Declaration of Interest in Business to be Transacted – to receive declarations of interest – person and/or prejudicial and the nature of those interests relating to items on the agenda – None
4 Public Forum – to allow any member of the public to address the council.  Time limited to 10 minutes:Resident reported removal of street light by Balfour Beatty has not been replaced in fact has been totally removed.  Cllr Beuttell will speak with Balfour Beatty as a matter of urgency and request this is replaced asap.
5 Minutes of Previous Meetings: Minutes of 9th July 2014 were approved and signed.
5.1 Matters arising from above minutes:Seat outside allotments has been refurbished.

Area at junction of Church Lane has been cut back and Public Footpath cleared of overgrown vegetation.

Letter to be sent to Stibbington Centre re tree branches around the perimeter of the Centre overhanging into the road.

6 Financial Accounts
6.1 Accounts @ 31st August 2014:Community Account – £13,704.57

Business Saver Account – £18,167.74

7 To Authorise the Following Orders for Payment: all undermentioned invoices were approved for payment.
7.1 Cambridgeshire County Council – £409.50
7.2 Wendy Gray (clerk’s salary) – July/August 2014 – £433.32
7.3 Wendy Gray (clerk’s expenses) – £86.27
7.4 A Flatters – Emptying and Disposal of contents of Dog Bins etc – £80.00A Flatters – Cutting back verge and trimming trees on footpath off Roman Drive –  £250.00
7.5 D Knibbs – Clearing Public Footpath, cutting back hedge opposite Diner, repairing seat outside allotments – £320.00
8 Payments made since last meeting: None
9 Planning Applications received and commented on since last meeting: None
10 Planning Application (New): None
11 Correspondence from residents: None
12 General Correspondence: None
13 Questions from Councillors:When is precept agreed – Parish Clerk reported that normally information from HDC comes through for November meeting.
14 Reports:Bollards – Cllr Beuttell meeting with highways (tomorrow) to discuss when this work will be done and also flooding issues.
15 Date of Next Meeting: Tuesday 4th November 2014 commencing at 7.00 p.m. 

The meeting closed at 7.15 p.m.




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