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Parish Council Minutes 2nd February 2011

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 Minutes 2nd February 2011 (Click here to download as a Word document)

An Extraordinary meeting of the Parish Council was held at The Environment Centre, Stibbington on Wednesday, 2nd February 2011 at7.30pm.



Councillor P Gatheral Councillor P Styles  
Councillor M Beuttell Councillor I Turner  
Councillor M Bradshaw    Mrs W Gray (Clerk)


  • Councillors were in attendance from7.30pm
  • No members of the public were present


The Chairman, Cllr Gatheral opened the meeting, at7.30pm.


Business Discussed

118 Apologies for Absence – to receive and accept apologies for absence

Councillor A Coe


119 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.

All declared an interest.

  At this point in the meeting the chairman welcomed Wendy Gray as Parish Clerk to Sibson-cum-Stibbington Parish Council.


120 The wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton – the purpose of the meeting was to ascertain if the Parish Council would be prepared to help towards the costs of road closures.


A streetparty is being planned for the village to celebrate the Royal Wedding on the 29th April which will mean the closure of certain roads in and around the village.  The cost of this will be £815 plus VAT.  The cost will cover the closure of designated roads, having the necessary road signs put in place and necessary diversions set up together with the manpower to control and the removal of signs etc afterwards (Road Services Limited).


Cllr Gatheral proposed that the Parish Council would pay the cost of £815 plus VAT, seconded by Cllr Bradshaw, all other councillors in agreement.


The Parish Council would notify the adjacent Parish Councils of plans and an article would be placed in “Living Villages”.


The meeting closed at7.40 p.m.


121 Date of Next Meeting  
  Wednesday, 2nd March 2011 at7.30pm  
  Cllr Gatheral gave his apologies as will be on holiday for next meeting.  



These Minutes will be put to the Council for approval as a true record on Wednesday, 2nd March 2011 and any changes put forward at this time will be included in these subsequent minutes.





The Clerk can be contacted in the following ways:


By Post – 7 Middle Street, Elton, PE8 6RA


By email –


By Telephone – 01832 280221



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