Minutes 7 June 2016

MINUTES OF THE PARISH COUNCIL EXTRAORDINARY MEETING HELD ON
TUESDAY 7 JUNE 2016 AT 7.30 PM IN BARTESTREE VILLAGE HALL

Present:
Councillors: Cllrs Mrs W Soilleux (Chair); R Williams; Mrs F Matthews; P Wargent; M Wilson; D Forrest; Mrs J Karayiannis; N Shore and S Garner

In Attendance:
Mrs E Wilson (Parish Clerk/RFO); Mrs Lucinda Rowberry (Chair NDPSG)

Members of the public:  None

1. To Accept Apologies for Absence
Cllrs G Davies (Vice-Chair) and Mrs L Hoppé

2. To Receive Declarations of Interest and Applications for Dispensation
None
Resolved: Noted

3. To Approve the Annual Governance Statement for 2015/16
Comments: The RFO read out the Questions on Page 1 of the Statement to the Councillors
Resolved: Statement approved and signed by the Chairman and RFO

4. To Consider and Approve a contribution towards the purchase and installation of the Defibrillator and Cabinet
Resolved: Councillors agreed to make a contribution of £246.00

5. Neighbourhood Development Plan Update
Comments: CV’s of 3 Examiners for Regulation 16 were circulated prior to the Meeting. A further grant of £1,350 has been received.
Resolved: Ann Skippers to be instructed, subject to her availability and positive references from villages who have already instructed her. If Ann is not available, Cllr Soilleux and Lucinda Rowberry were delegated to seek an alternative Examiner, with guidance from Herefordshire Council

6. Community Governance Review
Comments: Suggested proposals by Cllr Wilson were circulated to all Councillors prior to the Meeting.
Resolved: There should be no boundary changes, no amalgamation of Bartestree and Lugwardine nor realignment of the existing parish boundaries

Meeting concluded at 8.15 pm

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Signature of Chair           Date: 12 July 2016