SOUTHWICK PARISH COUNCIL
Notice is hereby given that a Meeting of Southwick Parish Council will be held at Southwick Village Hall on Tuesday 19th June, 2018 at 7.30pm and you are invited to attend.
OPEN FORUM FOLLOWED BY THE PARISH COUNCIL MEETING.
Prior to the meeting there will be a short Open Forum to allow members of the public to address the chairman and to raise matters of interest. The Open Forum will be no longer than fifteen minutes with a maximum of three minutes per person.
Members of the public are reminded that they must raise matters of interest direct to the Chairman in a polite, respectful and unemotional way and that there should be no reference to the personal views of any person.
Presentation by Chris. Beaver of Planning Sphere Ltd. on behalf of Doric Engineering Dunkirk Business Park.
1. APPOINTMENT OF PARISH CLERK. I am happy to report to you all Mr. Steven King of Woolverton has accepted the position of Clerk to the Council.
Mr. King has served in the capacity of Clerk before and brings a life time of other experiences to the position. He served on the Bath Criminal, Family and Licensing Bench as a Justice he also sat in Bristol Crown Court of appeals. He ran his own successful businesses’ in and around Swindon and Bath.
He gained much of his knowledge of the county by serving for a number of years as The High Sheriff’s Clerk of the Office and has been Electoral Presiding Officer to Warminster Garrison for Wiltshire Council.
His military service was in the Royal Air Force at Lyneham as part of The RAF Regiment Aux.I believe he is keen to progress the re-establishment of our administration and I am sure he will be a wise vocal advisor on our procedures and protocols to the benefit of all members.
To note apologies received for non-attendance.
3. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST.
Councillors to declare an interest in any Agenda item.
Minutes of the Annual Parish/Village Meeting held at 7.00pm on the 15th May, 2018.
Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held at 8.00pm on the 15th May, 2018.
Motion to adjourn.
5. WILTSHIRE COUNCIL REPORT.
Wiltshire Councillor Mr. H. Prickett to provide a report.
Motion to re-convene.
6. COMMUNITY POLICING TEAM.
Report from PCSO Melissa Glover.
To receive reports from Councillors on matters of concern and to decide what actions to take.
a) New applications –
b) Decisions .
18/0273/FUL – 40A Frome Road, renovation of bungalow. Approved with conditions.
18/03173/FUL – Doric Engineering, land west of Dunkirk Business Park. Refused.
c) Other planning matters.
Business Account balance as of 18th May 2018 £37,376.53
Treasurers’ Account balance as of 29th May, 2018 £8,461.86
Unpresented cheques- 001554 XYZ Ltd.£13.00
To review and authorise payments as follows.
Zurich Insurance – Playing Field - £2,659.80
Thumbnail Media – Printing - £ 750.00
Thumbnail Media – Printing - £ 159.90
Greenacres – Grass Cutting - £ 565.36 (inc. VAT £94.22)
Southwick Baptist Church-Hall Hire £ 56.00
J. Fox- Honorarium &Expenses S.V. News £ 53.98
XYZ Ltd. G.A. Edwards-Website £ 26.00
10. NEIGHBOURHOOD PLANNING.
Cllr. J. Eaton to provide a progress report.
11. CASUAL VACANCIES.
In accordance with Regulations we now have permission to co-opt three new members.
One application received from Mrs. Carol McCaw, Pound Farm, Southwick.
Motion to co-opt.
12. VILLAGE CARETAKER.
Cllr. Carey to report.
13. OPEN FORUM
Motion to rescind earlier decision not to answer questions asked by members of the public.
14. MEMBERS REPORTS.
Councillors to identify any matters of concern. Councillors to decide if any action needs to be taken.
Cllr. K. Noble.
14th June, 2018.