Annual Meeting of the Parish Council Minutes 10/05/16

 

HORTON KIRBY AND SOUTH DARENTH PARISH COUNCIL

 

MINUTES of the MEETING of the PARISH COUNCIL held on

10th May 2016 in the Village Hall, South Darenth at 7.30 pm

 

Present: Cllr I Blackamore (Vice Chairman in the Chair)

Cllrs R House, T Moyle, C Page, M Stead, J Stewart,

P Rushbrook, C Willson

 

Cllr P McGarvey, District Councillor

 

Members of the public: D Jack, M Dunn (DRiPS) D & A Hollands, S Dove, A & K Dring and Jackie (SPCA)

 

In attendance: H Rohard, Parish Clerk

 

1 ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN FOR 2016-17

Cllr Mitchell welcomed everyone to the meeting. She explained that she would be stepping down as Chairman.

A ballot had been taken following a change in Standing Orders made at an Extraordinary Meeting held on 25th April 2016. Cllr Blackamore was elected Chairman.

 

Cllr Blackamore took the Chair and signed his declaration of acceptance of Office.

2 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Received from Cllr McGarvey and Cllr Tennessee who were attending SDC meeting. Cllr Gough also sent apologies.

3 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Cllr Blackamore had completed a Disclosable Pecuniary Forms to be sent to the Monitoring Officer at SDC. The Clerk asked if anyone else had any changes to make to their Declarations of Interests. There were none.

4 ELECTION OF VICE-CHAIRMAN FOR 2016-17

Cllr Willson had been elected Vice Chairman in the ballot held on 25th April 2016.

5 MINUTES

The Minutes of the last meetings held 4th April 2016 and 25th April 2016 were signed as a true record.

 

6 MATTERS ARISING

Flytipping: an enforcement officer is being recruited and not in office yet. Clerk in contact with John Evans, KCC and details of number plates passed to him from a resident. Flytipping will be on the June Agenda.

7 MEMBERSHIP OF COMMITTEES, OTHER BODIES AND SPECIAL INTEREST ROLES: As follows for ratification

 

Village Hall Committee

Chairman and Vice Chairman

Cllrs T Moyle (Chairman), C Page, P Rushbrook (Vice Chairman) and D Mitchell

Representatives of hall users (non-voting members);

Mike Crook (Valley Players) Brian Lelliott (Short Mat Bowls)

 

Recreation and Open Spaces Committee

Chairman and Vice Chairman

Cllr Stewart (Chairman) Cllrs R House, C Page, M Stead (Vice Chairman)

Mick Burroughs (South Darenth Football Club), Martin Mason (Allotments representative) (non-voting members)

 

Grants Committee DRIPS

Chairman and Vice Chairman Malcolm Dunn

Cllrs Page and Stead

 

Planning Inspectors Police Liaison

Cllrs House and Rushbrook Cllr House

 

Footpaths Grievance and Complaints Group Cllr Moyle and Stead Chairman and Vice Chairman

Cllr Page and Cllr Mitchell

 

Anthony Roper Charity

Gill Tripp

 

Internal Auditor

Any Councillor may visit the Parish Office to inspect systems and accounts.

 

Special Interest roles:

 

Youth: to promote issues relevant to young people – Cllr C Willson

Community: to promote good community relations with Parish Council and residents

Cllr C Page

Business: to help the Parish thrive economically – Cllr R House

Health and Wellbeing: promote KCC/SDC/NHS initiatives to promote health and wellbeing for residents – Cllr C Willson

Health and Safety: Cllr C Willson

Allotments: Cllr C Page, M Stead and J Stewart

Burial Grounds: Cllr Page and Stewart

 

8 CALENDAR OF MEETINGS 2016 -17

Parish Council meetings to be held on the first Monday of the month except when it falls on a Bank Holiday, then will be held the following week at 7.30pm.

The Parish Council will be in recess during August.

 

The Village Hall Committee to meet bi-monthly (January, March, May, July, September, and November) on the third Tuesday of the month at 7.30pm

 

The Recreation and Open Spaces Committee to meet bi-monthly (February, April, June, August and October) on the fourth Monday of the Month at 7.30pm December meeting will be 19th December 2016

 

9 HALLS COMMITTEE

The latest approved Minutes of the committee were received for information.

 

10 FINANCIAL MATTERS

Schedule Of Accounts

The schedule of accounts and payments approved for cheques to be signed. Cllr Mitchell requested that the list be sent with the Agenda in future.

 

11 PLANNING

SE/16/01092/HOUSE

11 Russell Terrace

Lombard Street

Horton Kirby DA4 9DD

 

The demolition of a single storey extension and party wall, to allow for the erection of a rear single storey extension with internal alterations.

 

NO OBJECTION

 

12 DATE OF NEXT MEETING

6th June 2016

 

 

Meeting ended at 7.40pm

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