DRAFT Minutes of the Annual Council Meeting held 09/05/2017

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DRAFT Minutes of the Annual Council Meeting held 09/05/2017

Post by matyeo » Wed May 24, 2017 12:05 pm


Present: Cllrs Oxlade (Chair), Guerri-Fear, King, Lusty and Walker

2637. Election of Chairman
Proposals were invited for Chairman. Cllr Oxlade was proposed, seconded and elected.
Proposed: Cllr King Seconded: Cllr Walker

2638. Election of Vice-Chairman
Councillor King was proposed, seconded and elected as Vice-Chairman.
Proposed: Cllr Walker Seconded: Cllr Lusty

All Councillors present signed the Declaration of Acceptance of Office, following re-election and were reminded that interests should be registered online with Wiltshire Council.

2639. Acceptance of apologies for absence
Cllrs Morris & Owen.

2640. Open Session for members of the public
None present.

2641. To Receive Declarations of Interest

2642. To Confirm and Sign Minutes of the Last Meeting
Minutes of the meeting held on 6th April 2017 were circulated prior to this meeting and were accepted as a true record.
Proposed: Cllr Guerri-Fear Seconded: Cllr King

2643. Parish Council Vacancy
No volunteers have yet come forward. The Clerk will re-advertise in the newsletter and on the noticeboard.

2644. Approval of raffle prize for Anzac cricket match
It was agreed to donate a bottle of whisky costing approximately £20.00 to the Anzac cricket match raffle. Proposed: Cllr Guerri-Fear Seconded: Cllr King

2645. Report on village tidy up
We were most grateful to the 14 volunteers who came along and collected several bags of rubbish. Fly tipping was noted along Norton Road and Five Ash Lane, a re-occurring problem in these areas. A special mention must go to Richard Jackman for cleaning the Springhead bus shelter.

2646. Chairman’s Report
Nothing to report.

2647. Planning Committee Report
Notification of Wiltshire Planning Decisions:
17/02830/TCA – Stable Cottage, Deverill Rd – Tree works – No Objections
17/01755/TCA – West Cottage, Sutton Parva –Tree works – No Objections

2648. Payments
W Pearce – Allotments water £65.40
B Long - Bunting £12.90
WALC subscription £276.66
Aon Insurance £992.50
Mr I Harris – water charge refund £5.33
M Atyeo – salary & expenses £1384.99

Proposed: Cllr Walker Seconded: Cllr Lusty

2649. Clerk’s report and correspondence received
Nothing to report.

2650. Matters raised – for discussion only
Cllr King advised that she attended the Anzac service at St John’s Church on behalf of the Parish Council.

2636. Items for newsletter and website
The Clerk will write the report for the newsletter.

The meeting closed at 19:50

The next meeting of the Parish Council will be held on Thursday 1st June 7pm in the Village Hall.

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