14th September  2021 Parish Council Agenda 

Councillors are summoned and the public and press are invited to the Meeting of  New Buckenham Parish Council  on Tuesday 14th September 2021 at 7.30pm at the Village Hall, Moat Lane, New Buckenham
COVID-19 social distancing restrictions still apply at this time. Members of the public will be requested to wear face coverings whilst inside the building (unless exempt) and remain socially distanced from anyone outside their household or support bubble. They will, however be able to remove their face coverings whilst seated. If you intend to attend the meeting, please contact the Chairman, Cllr Karen Hobley to allow for arrangements to be made appropriate to the number attending. 
Trevor Wenman,
Clerk to the Council
9th September 2021

1Apologies: To consider apologies for absence   


2. Minutes: 

To approve the minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on 13th July 2021 (attached)

3. Matters Arising: To receive reports on matters arising from the Parish Council minutes (for update and information only) 
4. Declarations of Interest: To record declarations of interests not already recorded in the current Members’ Register of Interests and to consider requests for dispensation. 

5. Public participation: To suspend the meeting to enable public participation, including:  
(a) District Councillor/County Councillor Report 

(b) Parish Councillor Reports

(c) Parishioners’ Comments & Questions

6. Financial Matters: 
(a) To receive a financial report for the period 1st July to 31st August 2021 (attached)

(b) To note payments made in August 2021 (attached)

(c) To approve or note payments for September 2021 (attached)

(d) External Audit. To note the report of the External Auditor on the 2020/21 accounts (attached)  

(e) Community Project Fund - Junior Football Club

7. Planning 

To consider planning applications received since the last meeting, and to note planning decisions notified since the last meeting (report attached)

8. Neighbourhood Plan

To receive an update on progress.

9. Communications Policy.

To agree at Communications Policy for the  Council (draft attached

10. Complaints of smells in the Church Street, Rosemary Lane, St Martin's Gardens area.


11. Traffic Calming


12. Amenities 

To consider any issues raised regarding the following:

(a) Grounds Maintenance
(b) Closed Churchyard

(c) Cemetery

(d) Allotments

(e) Play Area/ Cricket Pitch 

(f) Public Footpaths

(g) Village Telephone Box

13. Exclusion of Public and Press: To resolve under section 1 (2) of the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960 to  request the press and public leave the meeting for the following confidential item

14. Parish Clerk position

15. Next Meeting The next meeting will be held on Tuesday 12th October 2021  at 7.30pm  at the Village Hall.   


Circulation: Parish Councillors Andrew Bingham, Don Crossman, Mary Dowson, Steve Highton, Karen Hobley, Mary Manning, Andrew Nettleton District and County Councillor Stephen Askew