MINUTES OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF

LEIGH ON MENDIP PARISH COUNCIL HELD ON

MONDAY 21st MAY 2007 at 7.30pm IN THE MEMORIAL HALL

 

Councillors present.  John Wright, Chris Cudmore, Ty Schlechter, Vicki Taylor

Parish Clerk – Jo Anderson

Apologies – none

 

Health and Safety – Instructions on safe evacuation given to public

 

MINUTES OF THE MEETING of 15th May 2006 (AGM) were accepted and signed.

 

ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN – John Wright proposed that Chris Cudmore be elected Chairman, seconded by Ty Schlechter. All agreed.  The appropriate Declaration of Acceptance form was signed by Chris Cudmore.

 

ELECTION OF VICE CHAIRMAN – Chris Cudmore proposed that Vicki Taylor be elected Vice Chairman, seconded by Ty Schlechter.  All agreed.

CO-OPTION OF PARISH COUNCILLORS – Chris Cudmore proposed that Frank Higgins be co-opted to the Parish Council, seconded Vicki Taylor.  All agreed. Other names have now been put forward and CC proposed that these were discussed at the next Parish Council meeting.

Chris Cudmore took the chair.

 

ACCEPTANCE OF OFFICE – All Councillors signed the appropriate form

 

REPRESENTATIVES – It was proposed that the representatives for the following are discussed at the next meeting.  Quarries; Highways, SALC; Website; Rec Field; PCSO Liaison, Neighbourhood Watch; Hall; and Footpaths; all agreed.

 

FINANCE 

Financial statement – The current 2007/08 Financial Statements have been amended to show against which budgets the expenditure has been set.  The current account statement is with the internal auditor and was not available for checking

 

MENDIP HOUSING’S RURAL HOUSING CONFERENCE

CC proposed that we approve the £50 cost but further details will be obtained by VT to ascertain the value of attending the conference. All agreed.  TS declared an interest             ACTION VT

           

CEMETERY  D Jarvis mowing, Invoice no 22, Chq no 071 for £112.50 was issued and signed.

 

PLANNING  Shermoyne, Leigh St. (109080/001) – Two storey and single storey extension – Planning application withdrawn

 

Long Cottage, Tadhill. (116189/001 – Erection of building for ancillary use as residential accommodation – Approval with conditions.                       

 

Recreation Field Lease – The rent of £1 in cash was received from the Treasurer of the Recreation Field Management Committee for the year 25th March 2007 to 24th March 2008

 

The meeting closed at 7.50 p.m. 

 

CORRESPONDENCE – Circulated to all Parish Councillors:

SALC proposals for new Unitary Council for Som; Parishes Information Bulletin; Note of the Mendip Parishes Forum 03.04.07; Mendip in Bloom 2007; Mendip Housing’s Rural Housing Conference 15.06.07; SRYP Newsletter; The Playing Field; The Clerk; Clerks and Councils Direct; Shaping Health (Notice on Boards); News Article – Speed Cameras; MDC Common Housing Register (for discussion at next PC meeting) Standards Board New Code of Conduct; SALC Summary of Code of Conduct; SALC East Area meeting Agenda; Community Housing Register (for discussion at next PC meeting)

 

 

DATE OF NEXT PARISH COUNCIL MEETING –Monday 18th June 2007 at 7.30pm in the Memorial Hall