The meeting of the Parish Council was held at The Environment Centre, Stibbington on Wednesday, 2nd March 2011 at7.30pm.
|Councillor A Coe
|Councillor P Styles
|Councillor N Cook
|Councillor I Turner
|Councillor M Bradshaw
|Councillor M Beuttell
|Mrs W Gray (Clerk)
- Councillors were in attendance from7.30pm
- 3 members of the public were present
The Vice Chairman, Cllr Coe opened the meeting, at7.30pm.
|Apologies for Absence – to receive and accept apologies for absence
Councillor P Gatheral – holiday
|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.
|Public Forum – to allow any member of the public to address the council. Time limited to 10 minutes
|Approve Minutes of Meeting – 5th January 2011
2nd February 2011 (extraordinary)
All present agreed that the three sets of minutes were a true record of each meeting. Proposed Cllr Bradshaw, seconded Cllr Styles.
|Review Actions from Meeting
Accounts: It was agreed that copy of Financial Accounts would be circulated to all Cllrs prior to each meeting.
|To Receive ‘Budget Vs Spent’ Report – available at the meeting. This was discussed.
|To Authorise the following Orders for Payment (Cllr Beuttell):
|Mrs W Gray(Clerk’s Salary £275.12
|S111 Local Government Act 1972
|CCC – streetlights (maintenance and electricity) £1,296.43
(letter to be sent confirming light no. 13 no longer – credit will
be given on next invoice)
|Royal British Legion (Christie Hall Rent) £910.00
All present agreed that the above payments were in order.
|New Applications These will be on view to the public from 7.30pm
|Town & Country Planning Act 1990 Sched 1 Para 8
|Mr I Walton
|Riverside Cottages,Great North Road, Stibbington
|Two storey side extension to form carport and annexe
|Recommend approval as no detriment to surrounding area. All in agreement.
|Correspondence requiring Council’s Attention
|CCC Highways online reporting system – no comment
Review of Joint Core Strategy – Issues Consultation – no concern
Free Sport & Activity Support for your Village Festivals – no participation
Green Heart Community Awards 2011 – no
Highway Wardens – seems good idea, express our interest
Clearance of Footpath between Church land andRoman Drive– report to highways
|Correspondence from Councillors
|Cllr Coe received e-mail from Cllr Gatheral confiring that he would be resigning as Chairman and as a member of the Parish Council t the end of this financial year. Cllr Gatheral will chair the Annual Parish Meeting. Cllr Coe wished to voice his vote of thanks for the work done by Peter Gatheral during his time as a Parish Councillor.
Cllr Coe handed letter to Parish Clerk to read out to members of the Parish Council. Cllr Coe offered his resignation with effect from 31st March 2011. Cllr Coe will clear all outstanding items that he has undertaken for the Parish Council. Cllr Coe will also continue to run the Parish Council website until such time as a replacement can be found. Wendy Gray, Parish Clerk advised that she would be quite happy to do this for the Parish Council. Cllr Coe will liaise with Wendy.
There will now be 2 vacancies within the Parish Council.
|Questions from Councillors
|Crime Report – circulated
|Annual Parish Meeting
Send out a note with copies posted inLivingVillagesand Post Office
|It was agreed that Annual Parish Meeting would take place on Wednesday 13th April 2011 when everyone would be available
|Any Other Matters (Information/Questions Only – No Decisions)
|Date of Next Meeting
|Annual Parish Meeting – Wednesday, 13th April 2011 at7.30pm
The meeting closed at8.35 p.m.
These Minutes will be put to the Council for approval as a true record on Wednesday, 13th April 2011 and any changes put forward at this time will be included in these subsequent minutes.
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