May 2022

AGENDA Parish Council Meeting Monday 9th May 2022

To: Members of Stewkley Parish Council

You are hereby summoned to attend the Annual Stewkley Parish Council Meeting followed by the Monthly Business Meeting on Monday 9th May 2022 at 7.30pm at Stewkley Village Hall

Press and Public are invited to attend


1. To elect a Chair of the Council and to receive the Chair’s Declaration of Acceptance of Office

2. To elect a Vice-Chair

3. To appoint representatives to outside bodies:

  1. NBPPC
  2. Rec Committee
  3. Village Hall Committee

4. To appoint sub-committees/working groups:

  1. Traffic sub-committee
  2. Streetlighting sub-committee
  3. Wildlife Reserve
  4. Spinney
  5. SEA

5. To receive apologies for absence

6. Open Forum

7. To receive any declarations of interest from Members on any item on this evening’s agenda

8. Update from the Buckinghamshire Unitary Councillor, Phil Gomm

9. To approve the minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on Monday 4th April 2022

10. Planning: To discuss planning applications and make recommendations of any planning applications received after this agenda is published, if urgent.

22/01403/APP – STEWKLEY
Old Forge Farm, Dunton Road, Stewkley LU7 0LU
22/01400/APP – STEWKLEY
55 High Street South, Stewkley LU7 0HP

11. Enforcement Issues
To report on any issues and receive updates

12. Finance

  • To agree the May payment run as circulated
  • To agree the Year End accounts to 31st March 2022 as circulated
  • To agree and sign the Annual Governance and Accounting Statement for the year ended 31st March 2022
  • To agree the dates Monday 13th June 2022 to Friday 22nd July 2022 for Notice of Public Rights and Publication of Unaudited Annual Governance and Accountability Return

13. Queen’s Platinum Jubilee – June 2022

  • To provide any general updates
  • To agree next steps on the Community Garden Stewkley Wall

14. Best kept village
To receive any updates

15. Play around the Parishes
To confirm any necessary action for the 25th August event

16. Recreation Ground: to report on any matters for the Council’s attention

17. Highways, Footpaths, and Lighting: to report on any matters

18. Wildlife Reserve: to report on any matters

19. To report on meetings attended on behalf of the Parish Council

20. To agree the date of the next PC meeting – Monday 6th June 2022