Agenda – December 2023

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A MEETING OF BOZEAT PARISH COUNCIL WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY, 18th DECEMBER 2023, FOLLOWING PUBLIC PARTICIPATION AT 7pm. 

THIS MEETING WILL BE HELD AT TLC, DYCHURCH LANE, BOZEAT.

*PLEASE NOTE THAT MEETINGS MAY BE RECORDED

 

A G E N D A

 

  1. To consider accepting apologies for absence.
  2. To record any new declarations of interest from members in items to be discussed.

 

  1. To approve the minutes from the meeting of Bozeat Parish Council held on 20th November 2023.

 

  1. Matters arising from the previous meeting/s: –
  2. Circulating documents – to note the progress of any packs that are circulating.
  3. Training – to agree any training courses requested by members of the council and receive reports on any attended.
  4. Village Risk Assessments – review of templates/schedule.
  5. List of council achievements – to note that this is ongoing.
  6. Doctor’s surgery – to note that a meeting has been requested.
  7. Santa Pod questionnaires and contact forms – survey results.

 

  1. Council Services – to receive reports.
  2. Cemetery – general report.
  3. Cemetery – to receive an update on any outstanding maintenance works [extension to Garden of Remembrance].
  4. Cemetery – grass-cutting contract from 1st April 2024
  5. Cemetery – anvil memorial.
  6. Cemetery – to consider repairs to the surface of the access lane and providing additional access to the car park.
  7. Allotments – general report.
  8. Allotments – to receive an update on maintenance works [replacement noticeboard; replacement gate post].

 

  1. Local Environment – to receive the following reports.
  2. Highways – including parking restrictions and speed reduction near the primary school.
  3. Street Lights – to report/note any lights that are not working.
  4. Parish Paths Warden/Rights of Way – including consideration of measures to protect walkers crossing the A509 Bozeat Bypass.
  5. Village Warden.
  6. BEES Group.
  7. St Mary’s Road – to consider the purchase of a wildlife camera, costing around £80 in order to identify those allowing their dogs to foul this area.
  8. Verge mowing – to note any issues and/or revisions to the mowing map/schedule.
  9. Verge in Little Close – to consider the future management of a narrow strip of verge.
  10. Easton Lane – to investigate the ownership of the wide verge between Easton House and York Cottage and consider maintaining the area to benefit nature.
  11. Village Green – to consider providing wildflower signs to protect areas.

 

  1. Planning – to receive a report.
  2. Current/new planning applications.

 

  1. Representatives’ reports – to receive the following reports.
  2. Bozeat Playing Field Association.
  3. Bozeat Primary School.
  4. Police Liaison.
  5. Public transport.
  6. NNC parish and ward meetings – to note that the next ward meeting was held on 12th December at 10am.

 

  1. Village Hall Working Party – to accept a report.

 

  1. IT and Website.
    1. Website migration – to note that the new website is now live and to approve an annual hosting fee of £400.

 

  1. Police – to receive reports.
  2. Crimes – to note any crimes that are notified to the council.

 

  1. Local Events.
    1. 2nd December 2023 – Christmas Tree Lights – report from this event and arrangements for taking down the tree and lights after Christmas.
    2. May 2024 – to consider holding an event on the Village Green, possibly to include a Meet The Village event.
    3. 6th June 2024 – 80th anniversary of D-Day.
    4. 14th July 2024 – Summer Fete at the Playing Field.

 

  1. Finance
  2. Payments – to receive a report and to approve payments to be made this month.
  3. Insurance – to arrange for a full review of the council’s insurance cover.

 

  1. Correspondence – to acknowledge receipt of correspondence received since the last meeting.

 

  1. On Hold – to note the following agenda items are on hold
    1. Emergency Plan review – this to be an agenda item for the January meeting.
    2. Audit of local council adopted policies and procedures.
    3. Revision of policies and guidelines.
    4. Thank You event for village volunteers.
    5. Meet The Village event.
    6. Cemetery – repairs to railings.
    7. Cemetery – tree safety assessments.
    8. Village Green CCTV and planters.

 

  1. To receive any items for the next agenda.

 

  1. Date and time of next meeting – to note that the next meeting of Bozeat Parish Council will be the Annual Finance and Policies Review meeting on Monday, 8th January 2024. The next monthly meeting of Bozeat Parish Council will take place on Monday, 15th January 2024.  Both meeting will immediately follow Public Participation at 7pm.  The meeting will be held at TLC, Dychurch Lane, Bozeat.

 

SIGNED BY LYNDIS PAYNE, CLERK TO BOZEAT PARISH COUNCIL.