Agenda – March 2024

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14/03/2024

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A MEETING OF BOZEAT PARISH COUNCIL WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY, 18th MARCH 2024, IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE ANNUAL PARISH MEETING FOR BOZEAT AT 7pm AND THEN PUBLIC PARTICIPATION. 

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 19th February 2024.

 

  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. Doctor’s surgery – to note that a letter has been sent to Gen Kitchen M.P.
  5. Santa Pod questionnaires and contact forms – survey results.
  6. IT and Website – to report any issues.
  7. Grass cutting and grounds maintenance contracts from 1st April 2024.
  8. Emergency Plan review – to note that work has begun on a new plan.
  9. Commemorative nameplates – to consider providing memorial nameplates for two former members of Bozeat Parish Council [1 nameplate to be attached to the cemetery lodge and 1 to be attached to the Village Sign]. Nameplates would cost £25 each [aluminium] or £40 [brass] including the engraving costs

 

  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 – to consider repairs to the surface of the access lane and providing additional access to the car park.
  5. Cemetery – repairs to railings – to consider replacing sections with a new hedge.
  6. Allotments – general report.
  7. Allotments – to receive an update on maintenance works [replacement plan for noticeboard].

 

  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 – request for 40mph speed limit for the A509 Bozeat Bypass.
  5. Village Warden.
  6. BEES Group – to note the resignation of Cllr Morris and to appoint a new leader of the Group.
  7. St Mary’s Road – to consider measures to reduce dog fouling in the area.
  8. Village Green – to consider providing wildflower signs to protect areas and to consider renewing the energy agreement with e-on Next for the electrical cabinet.

 

  1. Planning – to receive a report.

a) Current/new planning applications.

b) Former Nene Milling site – to note that a request for the name of Lt John Ahern to be used for the development has been sent.

c) Solar Farm proposals – to receive reports from a recent events.

 

  1. Representatives’ reports – to receive the following reports.

a) Bozeat Playing Field Association.

b) Bozeat Primary School.

c) Police Liaison.

d) Public transport.

e) NNC parish and ward meetings.

 

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

 

  1. Village Produce Show – to consider providing a grant towards the cost of additional signs for this event.

 

  1. Email Policy – to consider adopting a policy for council emails.

 

  1. Casual Vacancy – to acknowledge the resignation of Will Morris and to note the required procedures.

 

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

 

  1. Local events.
    1. To consider appointing an events manager for the annual Christmas Tree and lights event.
    2. 17-19th May 2024 – Annual Waendel Walk.
    3. 6th June 2024 – 80th anniversary of D-Day.
    4. 14th July 2024 – Summer Fete at the Playing Field, to incorporate a Meet The Village event.
    5. 17th August 2024 – Annual Produce Show.
    6. 16th December 2024 – 80th anniversary of the death of Lt John Ahern – to consider organising an event to commemorate this anniversary.

 

  1. Finance

a) Payments – to receive a report and to approve payments to be made this month.

b) Credit/Debit card – to note that an application for a business debit card has been submitted to Lloyds Bank.

 

  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. Audit of local council adopted policies and procedures.
    2. Thank You event for village volunteers.
    3. Cemetery – tree safety assessments.
    4. Village Green CCTV and planters.
  1. To receive any items for the next agenda.
  2. Date and time of next meeting – to note that the next meeting of Bozeat Parish Council will be held on Monday, 22nd April 2024. Please note that this meeting will be one week later than previously advertised.  The meeting will be held at TLC, Dychurch Lane, Bozeat and immediately following Public Participation.

 

SIGNED BY LYNDIS PAYNE, CLERK TO BOZEAT PARISH COUNCIL