AGENDA Parish Council Meeting 4th November 2019

To members of the Council,

You are hereby summoned to the Meeting of Stewkley Parish Council on Monday 4th November, 2019 to be held in the Village Hall, Stewkley, commencing at 7.30pm for the purpose of transacting the following business:


1 Receive Apologies: to accept apologies for absence.

2 Open Forum:

3 Declaration of interest in items on the agenda: to declare any interests.

4 To confirm the minutes of the previous PC Meeting on Planning:

5 To discuss planning applications and make recommendation.

6 Finance
a) Budget Monitoring. Clerk. To note (see Dropbox)
b) Financial regulations 2019 – to approve.
c) Standing Orders – update Cllr Morgan
d) Revised Standing Orders – to approve
e) Resolution 1
The council hereby resolves that the Clerk may make certain payments by BACS, FPO or CHAPS provided that the instructions for each payment are signed, or otherwise evidenced, by two authorised bank signatories, and are retained and any payments are reported to council as made.

Resolution 2
The council hereby resolves to appoint the Clerk as Service Administrator for the council’s internet banking arrangements, thereby enabling transfers between council accounts of up to £10,000 to be approved at the next meeting,

f) Budget proposal to discuss.
g) DCK solutions meeting 6/10/19 at 10am.


7 To draw cheques, ratify BACS payments and to check accounts – to note (see Dropbox)
8 To discuss correspondence received since last meeting.
a) Budget Consultation BCC
b) Sunhill Farm Campsite. – Update Cllr Higgins.
c) Lunch Club – update Cllr Bottomley.
d) Use of Drop Box.
e) Nation’s Toast to Heroes – Add to website –discussion
f) Ox Cam Expressway

9 Neighbourhood Plan: To receive an update from the steering group and agree any actions arising;
a) Update report on Neighbourhood Plan.
b) Community Action Project. Discussion of priorities (see DropBox)

10 Recreation Ground: To note any outstanding requirements and agree any actions;
a) Adult exercise equipment – update Cllr Bottomley

11 Highways, Footways and Footpaths Lighting: Update and agree any actions arising.
a) Meeting with Sparkx – Update Cllr Higgins (see report DropBox).
b) Proposal – Commission lighting survey by Sparkx.
c) Flooding – Ivy Lane – Update Cllr Higgins.

12 Stewkley Wildlife Reserve: To discuss and authorise expenditure incurred or actions required;

13 Burial Ground: To discuss and authorise expenditure incurred or actions required.

14 General Items: To report on meetings attended on behalf of the Parish Council and agree whether to add items to the next agenda.

15 Date of next meeting. Monday, 2nd December.