MINUTES OF LEIGH-ON-MENDIP PARISH COUNCIL ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING HELD IN THE MEMORIAL HALL ON MONDAY 23 MAY 1988. The meeting commenced at 7.35 pm. Present were B Chubb, J Davis, G Lee, D Turner, D Yelland and about 50 Parishioners. 1. Election of Chairman. D Yelland expressed his willingness to stand for the position again. Proposed by B Chubb, seconded by J Davis - returned unopposed. P Rooke arrived. 2. Election of Vice-chairman. J Davis express his willingness to stand again. Proposed by D Turner, seconded by D Yelland - returned unopposed. T Gould arrived. 3. D Yelland signed the Declaration of Acceptance of Office. 4. The Minutes of the last AGM had already been adopted and signed. 5. There will be no change as to representatives on the various bodies. Hence: School Governors Under the new ruling Miss B Chubb's name had already been forwarded to County Hall. Memorial Hall Mr P Rooke. RFMC Mr G Lee. PCC an elected body, the Council's views are represented by Mr D Yelland. SALC Mr D Turner. East Mendip Quarry Advisory Committee Mr J Davis. Asham & East Mendip Mr Davis querried why Leigh only sent an Observer while other Council's sent a Representative. This item will be discussed at the next Parish Council Meeting. Mr J Davis will continue as Observer. 6. FINANCIAL STATEMENT As of 31 March 1987 the Balance in the P C's Account was £923.73. Income for the year 1987/88 was £996.41. Expenditure was £770.65. Balance on 31 March 1988 was £1148.84. Of which £200 was allotted to the repair of the Church wall. Mr Yelland explained that the excess of income over expenditure was £226. The Parish Council had a policy of having a years Precept in hand in case of emergencies. Perhaps larger grants could be made to village bodies. A questioner from the floor querried whether a charge was being made for the stand pipes. It was explained that these had been removed after long negotiation with Bristol Water Works. Mr Turner proposed adoption of the Accounts subject to Audit. Mr Gould seconded - vote carried unanimously. 7. FREQUENCY OF MEETINGS. These will take place at 6 weekly intervals on Monday evenings, with perhaps an occassional Tuesday. The first will be in about 4 weeks with Cllr Hewett. The meeting concluded at 7.50 pm.
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