SWEFLING PARISH COUNCIL: 2018-03-13 Minutes (draft)

Minutes of the Swefling Parish Council Meeting Tuesday 13th March 2018 in the Village Hut

  1. Attendance and Apologies
    Attendees:Cllr. John Stanley – Chair; Cllr. Isobel McGovern – Vice-Chair; Cllr. Jude Chin Cllr. Julia Kinsey; Cllr. Audrey Lummis; Cllr. John Tesh; Cllr. Martin Wyard
    Apologies for Absence: Maureen Philpot – Clerk
  2. Declaration of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary interests
  3. Public Forum
    No questions
  4. Minutes of the meeting 13th February 2018
    a) The minutes of the previous meeting held on 13th February, copies of which were previously circulated, were proposed by Cllr. Jude Chin and seconded by Cllr. Isobel McGovern. All were in favour and were approved as true and accurate records.
    b) Matters arising
    Cllr John Tesh and Cllr Kinsey will report back to the Parish Council regarding Safeguarding Policy.
    Cllr. Julia Kinsey reported that she will be attending a Safeguarding Course with SALC on 3rd May 2018 and will report back.
    There was a discussion about the lack of progress on the 30 mph signs.
  5. Village
    The Council are waiting to find out if there has been any advice from SALC regarding the new Data Protection Law.
  6. Finance
    An excel spreadsheet (hard copy) was passed to Cllr. Jude Chin. He stated that he will review the finances and contact the clerk before setting a budget for 2018/2019 for consideration at the next meeting of the Council.
  7. Correspondence
    None received.
  8. Questions to the Chair
    Cllr. Audrey Lummis has been in contact with a number of people, including Mr Creed of Great Glemham, regarding the possibility of a bus service in the future that might serve Sweffling and surrounding villages. Some villages might be prepared to help fund such a venture. A note will be placed in the next edition of The Bridge to discover if this might be supported by Sweffling residents.
    The annual litter pick will take place on Saturday 7th April 2018.
  9. Next meeting
    The date and time for the next Parish Council Meeting is Tuesday 10th April 2018 at 7.30pm.

These minutes were compiled from notes taken by the Chair in absence of the Clerk.

Maureen Philpot – Swefling Parish Clerk