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Parish Council Meeting and Agenda
January 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Much Marcle Parish Council Meeting
Councillors are summoned to attend the Parish Council meeting on
Tuesday 24th January 2023,
7.30pm in Much Marcle Memorial Hall
1. Apologies for absence
2. To consider appointing a HALC (CiLCA Qualified) Clerk for the meeting
3. To receive Declarations of Interest
4. 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 – Cllr Barry Durkin
To approve the Minutes of the Council Meeting held on 16th November 2022, as a correct record
6. Defibrillator Rushall and Kynaston
To receive an update on the installation of a defibrillator at the Rushall Club and consider a request for CPR training to be given free of charge to those volunteers who sign up.
7. Platinum Jubilee
To consider the allocation of the surplus funds received for the Queens Diamond Jubilee.
8. Much Marcle Memorial Hall
To receive a report on Much Marcle Memorial Hall from the Parish Council representative and consider any actions.
9. To receive an update on the Community Shop and consider any actions
10. To consider works to trees in a conservation area for determination by Herefordshire Council
10.1 230127 – The Plech, Much Marcle, Ledbury, Herefordshire HR8 2LY
T1 – Beech situated at end of woodland, carefully fell in sections. Reason – leaning heavily, risk of collapse; outgrown situation.
11.1 To receive a report from the Footpath group and consider any actions.
11.2 To consider, and respond to, the request from Walwyn Court for a Public Footpath Diversion Order
11.3 To receive a report from the Highways group (Cllr F Powell) and consider any actions.
11.4 To consider a response to the 3 Shires Stages (16th-17th September 2023) consultation.
11.5 To consider a response to the consultation on the traffic regulation order scheme to introduce a new 40mph speed limit on the a449 through Much Marcle, and a new 30mph speed limit on the c1249 (the Old Lodge to Much Marcle).
12.1 To consider the draft budget and precept 2023-24
12.2 To note the Bank Statement to 30.11.2022
12.3 To approve the list of invoices for payment including but not limited to:
Much Marcle Memorial Hall. £27.00
Microsoft Office 365 £11.28 per month x4 £45.12
Julian Baldwin – Defibrillator payment £1183.20
HALC – Clerk Cover 24th January 2023 £280.52
HALC – 2023-24 subscription £646.74
12.4 To consider funding of the Village Website
12.5 To consider a request for financial support for a new bus route from Clare Short of Buses4us
13. To consider the Old Pike Bus Shelter
14. To consider the yellow car boot sign in the village
16. Matters to be raised for next meeting (no discussion)
17. Date of next meeting
The next meeting is currently scheduled for the 8th March 2023 – 7-9pm
A resolution will be passed to exclude the press and public from the following confidential item
18. To consider the appointment of the new clerk
Emma Thomas 19th January 2023
HALC Clerk Cover