I hereby give notice of a meeting of the Parish Council and summon members to attend. Members of the public and press are welcome.  The meeting will be held on Monday 16th August 2010 at the Assembly Rooms, St Briavels at 7.30pm for transaction of business in the following Agenda.

Yours faithfully,

Dave Kent

Clerk to the Council


  1. To receive and accept apologies for absence
  2. To adopt the minutes of previous meeting held 19th July
  3. To receive councillors’ register of interests
  4. To receive declarations of interest on Agenda items

(Break for Public Participation)

  1. To receive reports from Committee and other Meetings:

(a)   Planning – applications discussed, decisions received

(b)  District and County Councillors reports

6.      To receive a presentation from the Village Agent Richard Skinner (to be confirmed)

7.      To receive a presentation from ‘Resilience’.

8.      To discuss policing issues

9.    Finance

a) To receive the financial statements (enclosed for members) and approve  payments

i) Clerks Salary and Expenses         £289.30                   Power (Conditions of Service for Clerks 1996)

LG(FP)A 1963 s5

ii) Clerk’s PAYE                                   £53.40                 Inland Revenue Schedule E/ Arnold-Baker P172

iii) Audit Fee 2009-10        £188.00                 ACA 1998 s3

iv) Grasscutting                                  £486.00                 SI 1986/1782

b) To approve transfer of £600 from the business account to support these payments

c) To receive the 2009-10 Audit Report

10.  To receive Project/Action Report for all current actions and projects  (copy attached)

Village Feature, Skate Park

11. To discuss the St Brides Well situation

12. To discuss highways issues (GCC Transport questionnaire in Correspondence file)

New item: missing post protecting the Tump.

13.  Cemetery Issues

To propose agenda items for the forthcoming Cemetery Committee

14.  To receive information on the role of the ‘Parish Warden’ in respect of footpath management.

15.  To consider the proposed mobile burger bar (papers enclosed for members)

16.  To authorise a letter to the FODDC indicating intention not to proceed with proposed plan  to rent the old public toilet building

17. To consider the issue of overhanging trees in Barrowell Lane

18. To consider the condition of a public footpath in Smithville Close.

19.  To consider the impact of the axing of the Commission for Rural Communities

20. To receive correspondence

21  To receive proposals for items for next meeting

22.  To agree the dates of next meetings:

Thurs 2 September              Venue to be confirmed Cemetery 7.30pm, Emergency/Risk/Quality 8.15pm

Mon 6 September                               Pavilion Planning 8pm

Mon 20 September             Assembly rooms Parish Council 7.30pm, Planning 9pm

Staffing                                 To be arranged