MINUTES – PARISH COUNCIL MEETING – 27th JANUARY 2020
PRESENT: Mrs R Jess (Chairman) Mr G Broad, Mr A Kingsley, Mr A McLellan, Mr I Morgan & Mrs E Broad (Clerk)
APOLOGIES: Mr D Broad. The Chairman wished David Broad a speedy recovery from his fall.
CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES: The Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on the 13th January 2020 were agreed and signed as a true record.
DECLARATION OF INTERESTS: The Chairman reminded Councillors of the need to declare interests as necessary.
Brian Brazington Ltd (Verge Works) (£1,600.00 +VAT) £1,920.00, prop. R Jess, Sec. I Morgan
Cotswold Surfacing Co (Path Surface Works) (£2080.00 + VAT) £2,496.00, prop. A Kingsley, sec. A McLellan
ALL OTHER MATTERS TO BE HELD OVER UNTIL THE NEXT PARISH COUNCIL MEETING TO BE HELD ON MONDAY 10th FEBRUARY 2020:
OPEN SESSION FOR THE PUBLIC: Mr Robertson and Mr Selway spoke about the request the Village Hall Committee for financial support from the Parish Council. Mr Selway explained the financial forecast for the current year and the projection for 2020/21.
SETTING THE 2012/21 PRECEPT: The Chairman & Clerk had produced a draft budget which had been circulated to Councillors prior to the meeting. Discussion ensued and agreement reached on including adding in an extra amount for a larger storage facility on the Diggers Field, adding in an extra amount for an additional spring cut of the verges and also including £6,000 for the Village Hall. The following budget was then agreed:-
Parish Council Running Costs
Village Hall Rent (L.G.A. 1972 S. 111) 250.00
Clerks Salary (L.G.A. 1972 S. 112) 2653.00
Insurance (L.G.A. 1972 S 111) 450.00
Telephone/Broadband (L.G.A. 1972 S. 111) 300.00
Chairman’s Allowance/Travel Expenses (L.G.A. 1972 Sch. 12) 100.00
Audit Fee (L.G.A. 1972 S. 111) 225.00
Stationery (L.G.A. 1972 S. 111) 150.00
I.T. Support/Website (L.G.A. 1972 S. 111) 150.00
Subscriptions (L.G.A. 1972 S. 111) 350.00
Maintenance and Improvements to Parish Land and Assets
Playing Field Grass Cut (L.G. (MP) A. 1976) 800.00
Playing Field (L.G. (MP) A. 1976) 100.00
Land Below Tennis Courts (L.G.(MP) A. 1976) 100.00
Diggers Field (L.G. (MP) A. 1976) 120.00
Lower End Graveyard (L.G. (MP) A. 1976) 500.00
Fitness Equipment (L.G.A. 1972 S. 137) 55.00
Defibrillator & Xbox (L.G.A. 1972 S. 137) 75.00
Noticeboard (L.G.A. 1972 S. 111) 100.00
New Storage Facility on Diggers Field (L.G.A. 1972 S. 145) 2700.00
Verge and Hedge Cutting (H.A. 1980 S. 96) 4600.00
Emergency Planning Store and Equipment (L.G.A. 1972 S. 137) 100.00
Community Funding and Donations to other Bodies
Donations (L.G.A. 1972 S. 137) 200.00
Village Hall (L.G.A 1972 S. 133) 6000.00
Grass Keep 575.00
HVLTC Ground Rent 200.00
Playing Field Rental 240.00
Rent from Telelink 1000.00
Interest on Deposit Account 3.00
Estimated Expenditure 20078.00
Less Estimated Income 2018.00
It was proposed from the Chair and seconded by Mr McLellan that the 2020/21 precept should be £18,060, agreed unanimously.
The meeting concluded at 8.48pm.
NEXT MEETING: Monday 10th February 2020 at 7.30pm.