To members of the council:
You are hereby summoned to attend the
Great & Little Gidding Meeting of the Parish Council
on Tuesday 18th August 2015 at 7.30pm
in the Village Hall, for the purpose of transacting the following business.
Members of the Press and Public are invited to attend and participate. If you wish to address the council, please inform the Clerk or Chair ahead of the meeting.
Thank you.

172.15 Chairman’s Welcome
173.15 To receive apologies and reasons for absence
174.15 Member’s Declaration of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests
175.15 Public and press participation session with respect to items on the agenda
176.15 To confirm and accept minutes of 21st July 2015
177.15 Matters arising from minutes (information only)
178.15 Communication from District and County Cllrs
179.15 Communication from Parish Cllrs
180.15 Communication from Village Hall Committee (VHC)
181.15 Clerk’s report, inc-
a) Review of tenants’ contracts to ascertain whether sub-letting is allowed
182.15 Correspondence received, inc:-
a) Email – East Northamptonshire Council, Notification of Submission of the North Northamptonshire Joint Core Strategy
b) Email – HDC, Bridget Halford, Basic Tree Inspection Course
c) Email – BT, line rental going up by £1.00 per month
183.15 Finance, inc:-
a) Payment of accounts
£305.21 – Salaries (STO)
£14.34 – BT July payment (DD)
£1.00 – Milton (Peterborough) Estates Company (rent for footpath from Chapel End to the Rec Field) (CHQ)
£6.48 – Stationery, (stamps) (CHQ)
b) To note the reconciled bank account balance
184.15 Planning
185.15 Health and safety matters, inc:-
Update on:
a) Gains Lane, overhanging branches – Clerk
b) Brook at the back of the jitty, update – Clerk
186.15 Update regarding the recent Chapel End works – Clerk
187.15 Discussion regarding the benefits of Society of Local Council Clerks (SLCC) membership and the possible Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Association of Local Council Clerks (CAPALC) membership
188.15 Discussion of Parish Councillor’s/Trustee’s training needs
189.15 Play equipment on the recreation ground, update – Cllr James
190.15 Tree survey, update – Cllr Alexander
191.15 Village Hall notice board replacement, update – Cllr Alexander
192.15 Update on Village Sign work – Cllr James
193.15 Approval of ‘Welcome Pack’ for new residents to the village
194.15 Policy review, inc:-
Risk Assessment, update – Cllr James
195.15 To consider maximising investments
196.15 Items to be included in the next CLARION
197.15 Items for discussion on the next agenda
198.15 Date of next meeting
This section of the meeting is closed to the public
Staffing Matters
199.15 To discuss an increase in the Clerk’s weekly hours
200.15 To discuss the purchase of a reference book to aid the Clerk’s role

CCC – Cambridgeshire County Council
HDC – Huntingdonshire County Council

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