15 Sep 2014

Minutes: September 11th 2014

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE PARISH COUNCIL

HELD ON MONDAY SEPTEMBER 15TH 2014 IN THE VILLAGE HALL AT 7.30

PRESENT:
Councillors Brown, Edmonds Heybrook, Lewis, Cllr Mrs Towell.
5 members of the public, Parish Clerk,

APOLOGIES:
Cllrs Mrs Lazaruk and Mrs Witcher
  1. PUBLIC SESSION (SUSPENSION OF STANDING ORDERS) 15 MINUTES MAXIMUM
    THEATRE IN THE VILLAGES: There will be a theatre production at 7.30 on the 7th October in the Hall
    FOOTPATHS: It was reported that the footpath along the Chilton road has become badly over grown. The Chairman will talk to the landowner re clearance.
     
  2. APPROVAL OF JULY 2014 MINUTES
    Agreed as a true record. once typographical errors corrected. Proposed Cllr Heybrook seconded Cllr Edmonds.
     
  3. MATTERS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES
    Village Hall Improvements.
    There is an open day on the 22nd September to present the plans.
    Cllr Heybrook reported that the possibility of a cycle path to Haddenham was fraught with difficulties both practical and financial.
    It was agreed that the project should be held in abeyance until there were developments but it should be removed from the Village Plan
    Kerbing- Next agenda
     
  4. ORDERS FOR PAYMENT AND FINANCIAL MATTERS
    The internal auditors have signed off on the accounts with their comments. The Parish Council agreed they would act on the Auditors recommendations.
    The External auditors have requested the following changes
    The Council tax support grant has been included in the precept and should be moved to
    Figures on the annual return will be adjusted to include this in other income.
    The deposit account figure to be included in box 7
    The dog bins will be included in assets not expenses.
    Copy minutes and bank statements to be sent to External Auditors.
                     
  5. HIGHWAYS AND OPEN AREAS
    The VAS sign has been moved.
    Salt bins to be refilled.
    Cost of pothole repairs to be investigated.
    There will be additional warning signs on the bend at Grove Farm
ANY OTHER BUSINESS
  • It was noted that the grass verges have been removed at the new house on the Aylesbury roads. They will need to be re-instated

DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETINGS
Monday 20th October and third Monday until Christmas