Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting on Monday 1 July 2013

Present: Mr Stripp, Mrs Bolam, Mr Ormston, Mrs O’Kane.

1 Apologies for absence none

2 Minutes of previous meeting 13 May 2013: Examined and approved.

3 Matters arising

The chairman welcomed Mrs O’Kane to the council.

Website: The clerk was asked to write to John Rayner asking that the page on coquetdale.net be amended to remove the out of date information and insert a link to the new site.

4 Finance

Bank Balance: £1222.21

Any payments required: Flowers and Foliage £25

Councillors signed a standing order to pay the clerk £82.50 quarterly.

The clerk was asked to obtain the necessary forms to change the signatories on the bank account.

5 Planning

The clerk was asked to email the enforcement officer saying that the council is keen to have a response to its letters about the Conifers at Sharperton.

The clerk was asked to make a representation to the licencing officer about the application for a music and dancing licence at The Holystone Lodge, Low Farnham, because of the potential nuisance to residents of the parish

6 Correspondence

The Parish Council Policing Updates Survey will be completed by the Chairman

7 Any other business

The pothole audit is ongoing and the cattle grid in Holystone will be included.

Sharperton common re-instatement – the council will monitor the situation and will lend its support if it becomes an issue.

Recompense for volunteer auditor: Clerk to buy flowers.

8 Date of next meeting – Parish Council Meeting Monday 2 September 2013 in the village hall


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