KINGS RIPTON PARISH COUNCIL
To: The members of Kings Ripton Parish Council
A meeting of Kings Ripton Parish Council will be held on Wednesday 27 November 2013 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
20 November 2013
CO-OPTING OF NEW PARISH COUNCILLOR
To receive and accept apologies for absence.
2. DECLARATION OF INTEREST
To receive from Members any declarations as to any disclosable pecuniary or other interests in relation to the Agenda item. (see notes below)
3. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
To hear any three minute address from members of the public on matters which are within the responsibility of the Parish Council on this agenda.
*Any member of the public wishing to speak on any matter on this agenda should contact the Clerk or Chairman at least 24 hours prior to the meeting
To receive and approve as a correct record the minutes of the meetings held on 01 Oct 13 (M5)
5. REPORTS FROM COUNTY AND DISTRICT COUNCILLORS
To receive verbal reports from District and County Councillors.
6. TREE CUTTING
To receive an update
7. TREE PLANTING OFFER FROM HDC
8. SGP 2014
9 FARM PATHS MOWING 2013
Reply from HDC
10. SPEEDWATCH & SPEED REDUCTION
To discuss the previous road improvement and discuss a way forward.
11. PARISH PLAN
To receive an update and agree expenses.
12. NOISE POLUTION
To discuss email from residents
13. VILLAGE SIGN
14. TELEPHONE KIOSK
15. HUNTS ENVIRONMENTAL CAPACITY STUDY-SITE ASSESSMENTS
16. HARTFORD ROUNDABOUT – DIRECTIONAL SIGN
17. FINANCIAL REPORT
To set Precept for 2014/15
To note the finance report for October 2013.
To approve accounts for payment as at 27 Nov 13.
18. CORRESPONDENCE AND COMMUNICATIONS
To consider matters brought to Members attention through emails should Members have comments to make;
E-Cops, Phone Scams
Our Place! Programme
HDC town and parish alert
Social Care News
19. DATE OF NEXT MEETING
To confirm the date of the next meeting as Tue 14th Jan 2014 at 7pm in the village hall, School Lane, Kings Ripton and to set future dates.
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