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Minutes Of The Annual Parish Meeting 7th May 2024

TUESDAY 7TH MAY 2024 AT 7:30pm

Present:  Cllr S Toone (Chairman), Cllr M Falder, Cllr L Meyrick, Cllr T Ballington.

 In Attendance: Mrs J Storer – Clerk, Cllr K Haines, 1 member of the public.

  1. Election of Chairman
    RESOLVED Cllr Toone was elected as Chairman.
  2. Chairman to take and sign the Declaration of Office
    Cllr Toone took and signed the Declaration of Office of Chair of the Parish Council.
  3. Election of Vice Chairman
    RESOLVED Cllr Meyrick was elected as Vice Chairman.
  4. Vice Chairman to take and sign the Declaration of Office
    Cllr Meyrick took and signed the Declaration of Office of Vice Chair.
  5. Review/Completion of Register of Interests
    No changes were made to the Register of Interests.
  6. Appointment of Committees – if required
    RESOLVED no committees were formed.
  7. Appointment of Cllrs to External Bodies and arrangements for reporting back
    RESOLVED any Cllr will attend any meetings.
  8. To review the Standing Orders
    RESOLVED no changes were made to the Standing Orders which had previously been circulated.
  9. To review the Financial Regulations
    The Clerk had circulated the new NALC financial regulations.
    RESOLVED no changes are to be made to the existing Financial Regulations however the Clerk will highlight the changes in the new Financial Regulations and bring the changes and the draft regulations to the next meeting.
  10. Review of policies.
    RESOLVED there are no changes to the parish council’s policies.
    The Clerk’s recommendation for a full review during the next 6-12 months and for these to be brought to future meetings will be followed.
  11. Review of inventory of land and assets.
    The inventory of land and assets had been circulated with the accounts for the year ending 31.03.24.  The inventory was accepted.
  12. Review and confirmation of arrangements for insurance cover in respect of all insured risks.
    The parish council insurance falls due for renewal on 1st June 2024; Cllrs have been emailed the insurance renewal information on 24th April 2024
    Insurance 1/6/24-31/5/24 has been quoted at £568.33, last year’s premium = £680.28 Budget = £644
    RESOLVED the level of insurance cover was agreed and will be taken with Clear Insurance.
  13. Review of the Council’s and/or employees’ memberships of other bodies.
    RESOLVED to continue with membership of DALC and SLCC.
  14. Reviewing the Council’s complaints procedure.
    RESOLVED to continue with the complaints procedure with no changes.

There being no other business, the Chair closed the meeting at 7:36 pm.

Min 11:  Review of inventory of land and assets.

                                 The parish council has the following assets at 31st March 2024

PC laptop and scanner£500
Noticeboard on Village Green£1
Noticeboard on Bretby Lane£1
Pump on Village Green£1
Litter bin at Bretby Hall£594.59
Litter bin on Bretby Lane and junction of Oldicote lane near to the noticeboard£594.59
Total Fixed Assets£1692.18