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 17th January 2011 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 12th December, and to consider any items arising (information only)
  3. To suspend Standing Orders for public participation
  4. To receive declarations of interest on Agenda items
  5. To receive reports from Committee and other Meetings:

(a)  Planning – applications discussed, decisions received

(b) Cemetery

(c) Other meetings attended by councillors

(d)  District and County Councillors reports

(e) Councillors’ written reports

6.      To receive a presentation from the Village Agent Richard Skinner

7.     To consider policing issues:

To consider the Council’s role in tackling anti social behaviour

8.    Finance

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

i) Clerks Salary and Expenses         £305.67                   Conditions of Service for Clerks 1996)

LG(FP)A 1963 s5

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

b) Transfers from the business account to the current account will not be required.

9.      To receive Project/Action Report for all current actions and  projects

10.  To discuss highways issues:

To consider issues arising from the recent cold weather.

To receive the Snow Warden report

To consider necessary action in respect of the placement and filling of grit bins around the parish.

To consider road safety issues

11.   To consider issues arising from the Cemetery meeting.

12.   To consider the recent insurance claim in respect of suspected damage caused by trees at Cross Cottage, East Street

13.   To consider any Parish Council responses to the HOOF (Hands Off Our Forest) campaign

14    To receive correspondence

15.   To suspend standing orders to allow further public participation

16    To receive proposals for items for next meeting

17.   To confirm the date for the next meeting (21st February) and to set a date for the next Quality Committee meeting (suggest Thursday 27th January)