Much Marcle Parish Council Meeting Agenda

Councillors are summoned to attend the Parish Council meeting on 

Wednesday 9th March 2022, 

7.30pm in Much Marcle Memorial Hall  

1. Apologies for absence

2. To receive Declarations of Interest, Councillors are reminded of the need:-

  1. To update their register of interests.
  2. To declare any personal interests in items on the agenda and their nature. (Councillors may stay, take part and vote in the meeting)
  3. To declare any prejudicial interests in items on the agenda. (Councillors must leave the room for the item in which they have declared a prejudicial interest)

3. Public Participation 

Members of the public are permitted to make representations, answer questions and give evidence in respect of any item of business included in the agenda.  The period of time, which is at the Chairman’s discretion, for public participation shall not exceed 15 minutes.  Each member of the public is entitled to speak once only in respect of business itemised on the agenda and shall not speak for more than five minutes.  Questions/comments shall be directed to the Chairman.  To include a report from  the ward member. 

4. Minutes

To approve the Minutes of the Council Meeting held on 12th January 2022, as a correct record

5. Police Community Support Officer

To receive a report from the Community Police Support Officer if available 

6. Queens Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

To receive information from the Queens Platinum Jubilee 2022 working group and consider any recommendations.

7. Representations

To receive a report from the member serving on the Much Marcle Memorial Hall Working Group committee and consider any recommendations. 

8. Jubilee Tree Planting

To receive an update eon the Jubilee tree planting in the Bartons Playing Field.  

9. Herefordshire Community Foundation

To receive a report from the Parish Council representative for the  Much Marcle Consolidated Fund from Herefordshire Community Foundation.

10. Working Groups 

To consider the implementation of a Bio-diversity and environmental working Group. 

11. Consultations

To consider submitting comments to the draft Environmental Building Standards Supplementary Planning Document Consultation

12. Glebe Orchard

To receive a report on a vacancy at Glebe Orchard. 

13. Planning

13.1 To receive an update on the possible encroachment on the roadside outside the property Evergreen. 

13.2 To receive Planning decisions from Herefordshire Council

14. Highways

14.1 Footpaths and Rights of Way  

To receive a report from the Footpath group. 

14.2 To receive a report from the Highways group (Cllrs G Baker & F Powell)

14.3 To consider the frequency of the verge cutting program 2022. 

15. Finance

15.1 To approve the summary of receipts and payments

15.2 To approve the Bank Reconciliation to 30.10.2021

15.3 To approve the list of invoices for payment.

Staff Salaries March £186.08

Staff Salaries April   2022 TBC

Microsoft Office 365 £11.28 per month x 2 £22.56

PAYE £139.60

Expenses £155.00

HALC Subs £605.42

16. Correspondence

To note the list of Correspondence received: 

Locality report, Halc Information Corner, Verge Cutting 

17. Matters to be raised for next meeting

Each Councillor is requested to use this opportunity to raise items for inclusion on future agendas. Councillors are respectfully reminded that this particular item is not an opportunity for debate or decision making. 

18. Date of next meeting 

The next meeting is currently scheduled for the 11th May 2022, which will be  the Annual Council Meeting. To also consider the date for the Annual Parish Meeting and the involvement of other Parish Organisations. 

Diane Baldwin        Clerk to the Council Date 4th March 2022