Council Business

Much Marcle Parish Council Meeting
Councillors are summoned to attend the Parish Council meeting on
Wednesday 18th July 2018
7.30pm at Much Marcle Memorial Hall

1. To welcome the newly elected Councillor, Alison Hope and witness her Acceptance of Office

2. Apologies for absence

3. To receive Declarations of Interest, Councillors are reminded of the need:-
a) To update their register of interests.
b) To declare any personal interests in items on the agenda and their nature. (Councillors may stay, take part and vote in the meeting)
c) 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)

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.

5. Minutes
5.1 To confirm the minutes of the Annual Parish Council Meeting held on the 23rd May 2018 as a correct record.

5.2 To confirm the minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on the 13th June 2018 as a correct record.

6. Ward Member Report
To receive a report from the Old Gore Ward Member, (including to receive information from West Mercia Police concerning the anti-social behaviour of a resident in Glebe Orchard)

7. Neighbourhood Development Plan
7.1 To consider the dissolving of the NDP working Group.

7.2 To receive information on the Much Marcle Neighbourhood Development Plan referendum.

7.2 To review the offer of training for Councillors on the Much Marcle NDP.

8. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
To consider the NALC’s GDPR Toolkit and its implications for Councillors.

9. Roles and Responsibilities
To consider categories and allocation of roles for Parish Councillors.

10. HALC
To consider subscribing to HALC.

11. Website Security
11.1 To consider the recommendations put forward for a policy on the Parish Council Website security.

11.2 To consider promoting the restructured Parish Council website and its use as a valuable source of information for Parishioners.

12. Standing Orders
To review the Parish Council Standing Orders.

13. Planning
13.1 Planning Applications
a) Site Hillcrest, Much Marcle, Ledbury, HR8 2PF
Description Proposed variation of condition 2 of planning permission 172438 to add an extra height of 460mm (an extra block height, plus some leeway if necessary) to upstairs (1st floor) ceiling height (Replace plan 2463 P (0) 523 with plan A110618.
Application No 182001

b) Site Barn at Hill End, Rushall, Much Marcle, HR8 2PB
Description Prior Approval for a Proposed Change of Use of Agricultural Building to a Dwelling house (Class C3), and for Associated
Operational Development*
Application No 182368

13.2 To receive Planning decisions from Herefordshire Council.
P180899/F Huntleys Farm Permission granted

14. Highways
14.1 Footpaths and Rights of Way
To receive information from The Footpath Officer

14.2 To receive information on the C1262 AND C1294 speed reduction of existing 40 mph speed limit to 30 mph

15. Financial items
15.1 To approve and adopt the Annual Governance Statement.

15.2 To approve the signing of the exemption certificate

15.3 To approve and adopt the Accounting Statements.
15.4 To approve the list of invoices for payment.
HALC subscription TBC
Staff Salaries July £181.39
HALC Subscription £504.53

16. Correspondence
To note the list of Correspondence received.
Locality report

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 12th September 2018.

Diane Baldwin

Clerk to the Council                                                                Date 6th July 2018