Parish Council Agenda 12 July 2016

 Meeting of Buxted Parish Council to be held on Tuesday 12th July 2016 at 7.30pm in The Reading Room, Church Road, Buxted


The public have a right and are welcome to attend and at the discretion of the Chairman, members of the public may ask questions prior to the commencement of the business proper. Any Police update will be given at this point.




Apologies for absence



Declarations of members’ interests in respect of items on this agenda



Minutes of the 14th June 2016 meeting (previously circulated) to be confirmed and signed



ESCC/WDC report



Wealden District Council Dog and Litter Bin Consultation (see attached report)

 Dog/Litter Bin Consultation Report


Future of the Ionides Trust


7 Outstanding matters – For Information Only unless otherwise stated:

  • Gatwick
  • Public footpaths
  • Trees
  • Road Safety
  • Ionides New Play Equipment
  • New community hall – Request to Parish Council to source Legal Planning advice regarding the legalities of the Section 106 Planning Agreement on the Reading Room
  • Defibrillators
  • Wealden Local Development Framework – Local Plan
  • Property issues
  • Communications Matters: Website



Correspondence – as listed and subsequently updated and circulated at the meeting



Committee meetings


Property Committee 28th June 2016 – Recommendations to Parish Council:

  1. It was noted that the Reading Room boiler is old, however it is suggested that whilst it is still working it is not replaced as replacement boiler may be more efficient but would have little effectiveness due to the age of the radiators and heating system as a whole
  2. Clerk is asked to contact BT to establish if and when the new style telephone box opposite Buxted Primary School is to be removed
  3. Request the Finance Committee review the annual charges and fees for the Reading Room



Finance: (i) to approve invoices for payment – to be tabled ii) to receive bank reconciliation (iii) Financial Review 2015/16 (see attached report)

End of 2015/16 year financial report


Reports on other meetings attended by members



Members questions



Announcements – a) Chairman of the Council; b) Clerk to the Council



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