KINGS RIPTON PARISH COUNCIL
To: The members of Kings Ripton Parish Council
An Annual Parish Council Meeting will be held on Tue 13 May 2014 at 7pm in the Village Hall, School Lane, Kings Ripton.
All members of the Council are hereby summoned to attend for the purpose of considering and resolving upon the business to be transacted at the meeting as set out below.
The meeting is open to members of the public (to include the press) unless stated otherwise in accordance with the Public Bodies (Admission to meetings) Act 1960.
Sandra Roberts – Parish Clerk
07 May 2014
1. ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN
2. APPOINTMENT OF VICE CHAIRMAN
The last Annual PC minutes were approved at the 2013 July meeting.
5. FINANCIAL REPORT
To approve the Cash Book, the Annual Financial Statement and the Annual Governance Statement for 2013/2014
To consider approving a donation to the Village Hall Committee of £700
To consider subscription to Clerks&Councils Direct of £12
To approve the use of Kathy Ray as Internal Auditor, approx. £40 + VAT
To note the Annual Precept of £4000 has been agreed by HDC.
To approve chq 000459 to Dodson Bros for the Tree Cutting £240
To approve chq 000460 clerks salary and expenses £232.53
To approve chq 000461 Refreshments(community led plan) £8.19
To approve chq 000462 repairs to village hall shed £274.80
6. PLANNING APPLICATIONS
7. BUSINESS FOR FUTURE DISCUSSION
8. DATE OF NEXT MEETING
To confirm the date of the next meeting as 15thJuly 2014 at 7pm in the village hall, School Lane, Kings Ripton.
A. Disclosable Pecuniary Interests
(1) Members are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests and unless you have obtained dispensation, cannot discuss or vote on the matter at the meeting and must also leave the room whilst the matter is being debated or voted on.
(2) A Member has a disclosable pecuniary interest if it
(a) relates to you, or
(b) is an interest of –
(i) your spouse or civil partner; or (ii) a person with whom you are living as husband and wife; or (iii) a person with whom you are living as if you were civil partners and you are aware that the other person has the interest.
(3) Disclosable pecuniary interests includes –
(a) any employment or profession carried out for profit or gain;
(b) any financial benefit received by the Member in respect of expenses incurred carrying out his or her duties as a Member (except from the Council);
(c) any current contracts with the Council;
(d) any beneficial interest in land/property within the Council’s area;
(e) any licence for a month or longer to occupy land in the Council’s area;
(f) any tenancy where the Council is landlord and the Member (or person in (2)(b) above) has a beneficial interest; or
(g) a beneficial interest (above the specified level) in the shares of any body which has a place of business or land in the Council’s area.
B. Other Interests
(4) If a Member has a non-disclosable pecuniary interest or a non-pecuniary interest then you are required to declare that interest, but may remain to discuss and vote.
(5) A Member has a non-disclosable pecuniary interest or a non-pecuniary interest where –
(a) a decision in relation to the business being considered might reasonably be regarded as affecting the wellbeing or financial standing of you or a member of your family or a person with whom you have a close association to a greater extent than it would affect the majority of the council tax payers, rate payers or inhabitants of the ward or electoral area for which you have been elected or otherwise of the Council’s administrative area, or
(b) it relates to or is likely to affect any of the descriptions referred to above, but in respect of a member of your family (other than specified in (2)(b) above) or a person with whom you have a close association and that interest is not a disclosable pecuniary interest