Agenda 17.10.23

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10.23/24.01    Apologies for absence and to consider reasons given

1.1          Council to receive apologies for absence and, if appropriate, to resolve to approve the reasons given.


10.23/24.02    Declarations of Interest and Dispensations

2.1          Members to declare any interest they may have in agenda items in accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct.

2.2          To receive written requests for dispensation for disclosable pecuniary interests.

  • To grant any dispensation as appropriate.

10.23/24.03    Minutes of the previous meeting held

  •       To confirm and sign as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 12th September 2023


10.23/24.04    Report by County Councillors


10.23/24.05    Planning Applications for consideration

Bindon Lane Inquiry – Cllr Ferrari


2023/1840 HSE Extension and Alteration to ground and first floor to create new porch and annex with terrace.

Postlebury House, Witham Friary. Deadline for response 17.10.23


10.23/24.05    Finances                                                                                             

5.1          To agree schedule of payments as indicated below:



5.2           Financial Update including cashbook figure as at 30.09.23 £ 33866.14 includes Distgen Payment    of £2610.47 and payments received of £70.00 from WI and History Society towards screen cost.

5.3          Budget review and budget planning for 24/25. Draft budget attached in Cashbook.


10.23/24.06    Reports

6.1          Chairman’s Report

6.2          Highways (FN)

  • Communications (MF)

6.4          Recreation Ground (WS/JK)

  •  Play Patch (JK)
  • Footpaths (LS)
  • Biodiversity Officers (LS MF)

6.8          Dovecote – Progress update on quotation and rental


10.23/24.07    Network Rail update (MF)


10.23/24.08    Other business referred to the Clerk


10.23/24.09    Date of next meeting

9.1          November meeting 14th November 2023.

Annual Leave for Clerk 20th to 27th October.