8th May 2018 Parish Council Agenda

Annual Parish Council Meeting

Councillors are summoned and the public and press are invited to attend the Annual Meeting of  New Buckenham Parish Council at the Village Hall, Moat Lane, New Buckenham on  Tuesday 8th May 2018 at 7.30pm

1. Chairman: To elect a Chairman of the Council for 2018/19 and to sign the Declaration of Acceptance of Office 
2. Apologies: To consider apologies for absence  
3. Vice Chairman: To elect a Vice Chairman of the Council for 2018/19
4. Minutes: To approve the Minutes of the Council Meeting held on 10th April 2018 as a correct record. 
5. Matters Arising: To receive reports on matters arising from those Minutes: (for update and information only) 
6. Declarations of Interest: To record declarations of interests not already recorded in the current Members’ Register of Interests and to consider requests for dispensation. 
7. Public participation: To suspend the meeting to enable public participation, including:  
(a) District Councillor/County Councillor Reports

(b) Parish Councillor Reports

(c) Parishioners’ Comments & Questions 
8. Financial Matters:
(a) To receive a financial report from the Clerk

(b) To receive the six monthly return from the Community Car Scheme (attached) and approve payment of the Parish Council contribution.

(c) To approve payments for May  2018

 9. Planning

To note that the following application has been approved by Breckland Council:

Internal Alterations With Single Storey Rear Extension and Erection Of Garage
 The Beams,King Street New Buckenham 3PL/2018/0069/HOU  


10. Neighbourhood Plan 


To discuss any relevant issues relating to the Neighbourhood Plan


11. Grounds Maintenance 


To approve detailed terms for the grounds maintenance contract (report attached)


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

(a) Cemetery 

(b) Allotments 

(c) Closed Churchyard  

(d) Play area

(e) Village Hall

13. Notice Board

To consider options for the third panel of the Parish Council notice board.

14.  Street Lighting - Dial House - report attached

15. Next Meeting - The next meeting of the Parish Council will take place on Tuesday 12th June 2018 at 7.30pm.