OFFICIAL NOTICE OF STUTTON CUM HAZLEWOOD PARISH COUNCIL MEETING
The Meeting of Stutton cum Hazlewood Parish Council is to be held on Thursday 12 January 2023 at 19.30 .
Clerk: Mrs G Kitchen.
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Meetings are open to the press and public except for any item labelled as Part 2 under the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960.
Press and public may not speak when the Council is in session.
Present: Cllr Heard (Chairman), Cllr Grayson, Cllr Catt, Cllr Poskitt, G.Kitchen (clerk/RFO)
One member of the public
Chairman to welcome councillors and visitors to the meeting;to remind visitors when comments may be made and that the public must not interrupt whilst the meeting is in progress.
To receive councillors’ apologies and reasons for absence; to resolve whether or not to accept the reasons. Apologies from Cllr Heard.
230203. Declarations of interest
To receive and record any declarations of personal, prejudicial and disclosable pecuniary interests. Councillors with any prejudicial interests must leave the meeting for the relevant item(s). None declared.
230204. Minutes of previous meeting
- Councillors to discuss and resolve whether to accept the 12 January minutes as an accurate record of the meeting.
- Chairman to sign the minutes if accepted.
230205. Public Forum
To receive comments on agenda items and matters of community interest from electors present. For information only; clerk to note comments; no discussion between councillors and electors.None raised
230206. Administrative Matters
Councillors to report on progress regarding SOs..Cllr Spurrier has completed his review
230207. RFO’s Report on current balances and payments
a) Current balances (to be dealt with at the meeting) as at 27 January 2023:
Current account £ 11639.14
Investment account £10045.62
CIL balance £nil
b) Payments made since last meeting – none
c) Payments to be made at this meeting
Clerk Salary (February) cheque no. 001079 208.33
G.Kitchen – reimbursement for printer ink cheque no.001078 £10
G.Kitchen use of room as office cheque no,001078 £60
d) Any other invoices received since agenda preparation.
None at time of meeting
e) Council to resolve whether to accept report and payments; Chairman to sign bank statements.
Draft budget – ongoing
230208. To receive reports from:
County and District Councillors
Any other representatives – Police, CEF etc.No-one present
Applications received:none received at time of agenda preparation
Decisions: none at time of agenda preparation
230210. Matters ongoing since the last meeting
- Underpass lighting- NYCC has agreed to take on this responsibility
- Speed limits – – Cllr Mackay reported that any requests for 20mph will be refused. Cllr Spurrier reported that there is now a 20 is plenty facebook page. Awaiting the return of the Police officer from paternity leave. Clerk to write to PC Wood to organise a meeting with the council to discuss speeding/traffic issues
- Website upgrade – – Clerk to check with David whether if he can add our minutes and agendas. When Cllr Heard has sent the relevant passwords to Cllr Grayson, so that
- Clerk’s IT equipment – — ongoing
8. Dog fouling and waste bins – Cllr Grayson has anti-dog fouling posters and together with Cllr Spurrier will post them in the village.
9.Dispute over Bridle path /Brant Lane – with Cllr Poskitt. The MOP reported that mountain bikers also have problems with the surface.
230211. Correspondence received –
Wildflower verges– – Clerk gave report on current situation. PC Sarah Ward has taken up the report of the incident by the clerk, has spoken to the contractor.
Renewal of contracts for local bus services – no change to the services supplying Stutton
Jackdaw Quarry – lorries leaving waste on the road, complaints from residents
Request from MOP for any posters/signs for Bag it and Bin it (dog fouling)
230212. Village Hall –
Report from Cllr Spurrier re Village Hall matters. AGM has taken place. The Chairman thanked Cllr Catt for her work in the gardening club, the outgoing treasurer, the PC rep and new committee members. Reported on the use of the village hall, with both increase and decreases by local groups. The committee reported a loss for the previous year, most of which is a result of the energy prices increase. The amalgamation of the VHC and the Social Committee is going ahead as there have been no objections. 5th March will be a village spring clean, 38 mops attended a rural crime briefing with the local fire chief adding on a session to do with fire safety. Another is planned.
230213. Councillors’ Forum
a}To take any urgent points of community interest and/or concern from Councillors. No decisions may be taken at this meeting on any items raised here. Clerk to make notes for future reference.
b) Items for the next agenda. To take any points from Councillors for inclusion on the next agenda. Consultation on the draft Parish Charter – clerk to include on next meeting
Planning application for 15 Mill Lane
230214, Grit bins – Clerk to ask Keith to check if they need replenishing (clerk to check with David where they are sited)
230215. Coronation – the Social committee is organising a barbeque for the Sunday. The council is mindful of the increased costs likely to occur with gardening expenses
230216. Further comments from the public
To receive any further comments on the meeting from electors present.
230217. Date, time and place of next meeting
Council to agree date, time and place of next meeting. 9 March 7.30
230218. Closure of Part 1 of the Council meeting 20.40
Part 2 None