Parish Council Agenda 9 May 2017

Meeting of Buxted Parish Council to be held on 9th May 2017 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.





Election of Chairman of the Council for the forthcoming year



Signing of Declaration of Acceptance of Office by the new Chairman



Election of Vice Chairman of the Council



Apologies for absence



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



Minutes of the 11th April 2017 meeting (previously circulated) to be confirmed and signed



Election/appointment of members of various Committees and other bodies and to agree areas of responsibility – (see list attached)



ESCC/WDC report



Annual Governance Statement:

To review the effectiveness of the system of internal control and prepare the annual governance statement.



Annual Accounting Statements:

10.1 For full parish council to consider the Accounting Statements

10.2 Resolve that full parish council approve the Accounting Statements

10.3 For the Chairman to sign the annual Accounting Statements.


11 Outstanding matters – For Information Only unless otherwise stated:

  • Annual Assembly 2017
  • Public footpaths
  • Trees
  • Road Safety:

(i) Coopers Green to Ringles Cross Speed Reduction – update following letter sent by PC

(ii) Update on potential use of Section 106 monies for traffic calming/highway improvements

  • Ionides Trust – Update on parking sign
  • New community hall – Consideration of further quote for bat survey of Reading Room
  • Defibrillators/BT Boxes – Update on formal Adoption of BT Boxes
  • Wealden Local Development Framework – Local Plan
  • Property issues:
  • Consideration of Quotes for Parish Council Annual Insurance
  • Quote for cleaning/works to Reading Room
  • Communications Matters: Website



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



Committee meetings



Finance: (i) to approve invoices for payment – to be tabled ii) to receive bank reconciliation for April



Reports on other meetings attended by members



Members questions



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



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