Agenda – October 2022

Document Date

17/10/2022

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Meetings

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A MEETING OF BOZEAT PARISH COUNCIL WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY, 17th OCTOBER 2022, 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 26th September 2022.

 

  1. Matters arising from the previous meeting/s: –
  2. Circulating documents – to note the progress of any packs that are circulating.
  3. Website migration – update on progress.
  4. Laptop/software – to note that the new equipment has been set up and is being used.
  5. Training – to agree any training courses requested by members of the council.
  6. Skate ramp – resurfacing report.
  7. Play area inspection – update on repairs.
  8. Village risk assessments – to note that the Village Warden will undertake these.
  9. Noticeboard – bird spikes.
  10. Community assets – to confirm that the Red Lion public house has been included on the list.
  11. External Audit – to note that there has been insufficient interest in opting-out of the SAAA appointed external audit arrangements.

 

  1. Council Services – to receive reports.
  2. Cemetery – general report.
  3. Cemetery – applications for permission to place memorials or headstones in the cemetery.
  4. Cemetery – to receive an update on maintenance works [war memorial cleaning; tree safety assessments; extension to Garden of Remembrance; repairs to railings].
  5. Cemetery – to consider the purchase of land in order to extend the cemetery.
  6. Cemetery – memorial inspections – update on the progress of inspections.
  7. Allotments – general report.
  8. Allotments – to receive an update on maintenance works [replacement noticeboards; hedge planting]

 

  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.
  5. Village Warden.
  6. Village Green – update on the project to install bollards in order to prevent unauthorised parking.
  7. Village Green – to consider the provision of CCTV and two planters.
  8. BEES Group – to receive a report.
  9. New litter bin for outside the village shop – update on purchase.
  10. Planter sponsorship – to consider an invitation to sponsor village planters.
  11. St Mary’s Road verge – to consider requesting a transfer of ownership of the wide verge at the junction of St Mary’s Road and London Road.

 

  1. Planning – to receive reports.
  2. Current/new planning applications.
  3. New village hall – to consider holding a separate meeting to discuss the design and prepare a business plan.

 

  1. Representatives Reports – to receive the following reports.
  2. Bozeat Playing Field Association – car park extension and resurfacing; annual accounts.
  3. Bozeat Primary School.
  4. JAG meetings.
  5. Police Liaison.
  6. Public transport.
  7. NNC parish and ward meetings.
  8. Santa Pod Liaison – to review the impact of events on the village.
  9. Grow Green Together conference.
  10. NorthantsCALC AGM.

 

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

 

  1. Local Events.
    1. To consider purchasing a portable PA system for use at small public events.
    2. 11th/13th November 2022 – Remembrance Day/Remembrance Sunday.
    3. 3rd December 2022 – Christmas Tree Lighting event – to consider enhancing this event.
    4. To consider organising a “Thank You” event for village volunteers.
    5. To consider organising a Meet The Village event.
    6. To consider the format of the Annual Parish Meeting held annually.in March.

 

  1. Civility and Respect Pledge – to consider passing a resolution to sign up to the civility and respect pledge.

 

  1. Finance
  2. Payments – to receive a report and to approve payments to be made this month.
  3. Funding of village events – to consider the accountability of combined village events.

 

  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.
    2. Audit of local council adopted policies and procedures.
    3. Verge mowing – season ended.

 

  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 is scheduled to take place on Monday, 21st November 2022 at TLC, Dychurch Lane, Bozeat following Public Participation at 7pm.

 

Signed by LYNDIS PAYNE, CLERK

 

Chairman’s Diary Dates: –

  • November – Remembrance events.
  • December – Christmas Lights.

 

Achievements – list of projects that the council hopes to achieve during this term of office.

  • Extending the existing cemetery.
  • Resolution of traffic issues connected with Santa Pod activities.