14th November 2017 Parish Council Agenda

Councillors are summoned and the public and press are invited to attend a Meeting of  New Buckenham Parish Council at the Village Hall, Moat Lane, New Buckenham on
Tuesday 14th November 2017 at 7.30pm
Trevor Wenman, Parish Clerk, 8th November 2017

1. Apologies: To consider accepting apologies for absence 

2. Minutes: To approve the Minutes of the Council Meeting held on 10th October 2017 as a correct record


3. Matters Arising: To receive reports of matters arising from those Minutes, and not covered elsewhere on the agenda: for update and information only 

4. Declarations of Interest:

To record declarations of interests not already recorded in the current Members’ Register of Interests ​

5. Public Participation

To adjourn the meeting to allow public participation including:

(a) Parishioners’ Comments & Questions 

(b) District Councillor Report

(c) County Councillor Report

(d) Parish Councillor Report

 6. Planning (Clerk)

(a) To consider planning applications and to receive District Council’s decisions made on any planning applications received before the meeting (list attached).

(b) To consider a response to Waldon Telecommunications to a pre application consultation on the installation of a radio base station at Down More Farm, Old Buckenham (details attached)

7. Financial Matters (Clerk):

(a) To receive a financial report from the Clerk

(b) To receive a half-yearly report on the budget 

(c) To consider the first draft of a Budget for 2018/19 

(d) To consider a request for a donation from the Royal British Legion

(e) To approve payments.

8. Neighbourhood Plan 

To receive an oral  report from the Neighbourhood Plan Working Group (Charles Oxley)


9.  Amenities 
To receive updates (where available) on the following:

(a) Cemetery 

(b) Allotments 

(c) Closed Churchyard  

(d) Play area

(e) Cricket Pitch 

10. Projects - to receive updates where appropriate on:

(a) Street Lighting Project  

(b) Community Car Scheme

11. Project Fund

To consider any recommendations of the Community Project Fund Group on grant applications received from the New Buckenham Silver Band and New Buckenham Players.

12. Correspondence

To note correspondence received by post and email since the last meeting 

13. Clerk

(a) To consider a report on the Clerk's hours and expenses 

(b) To consider a report on the acquistion of accounting and cemetery management software.

(c) To receive an oral update on any relevant or urgent matters not covered elsewhere on the agenda