Hothfield Parish Council

...in the rustic heart of Kent


AUGUST 2013 PARISH COUNCIL
MEETING MINUTES

MINUTES 120                                                    Page 552

Minutes of the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting

held at The Bluebell Centre, Hothfield,

on Wednesday 7 August 2013 at 7.00 pm

[ DRAFT - to be formally accepted at next meeting ]

PRESENT:  

Mr L Krause (chair), Mrs D Hogben, Mrs P Sutcliffe, Mr M Cook, Mr P Howard, and Mr D Parker

Mr D Beckley, Community Warden

PARISH CLERK: Mrs J Batt
BOROUGH COUNCILLOR: Mr D Robey
COUNTY COUNCILLOR: --
MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC:

There were 4 Members of the Public present.

1.     APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

An Apology for Absence was received from PCSO Peel and County Councillor Simkins.

 

2.       DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Declarations of Pecuniary Interest

There were no Declarations of Pecuniary Interest.

 

Declarations of Significant Interest

There were no Declarations of Significant Interest.

 

i)     Updating of Declarations of Interest for the Code of Conduct

Councillors are reminded that they should update their Declarations of Interest with the Monitoring Officer if necessary.

 

3.       PUBLIC INTERVAL

The meeting was opened to the Members of the Public present from 7.02 – 7.25 for questions and comment.

 

4.      ACCEPTANCE OF MINUTES

The payments shown under earmarked funds on page 549 were for July and the figure shown for the Garden Competition should have been -£100.

Mrs Thomas and Mr Sainsbury judged the Garden Competition.

Minutes 119 were accepted and it was unanimously agreed that Mr Krause should sign them as a true record of the meeting.

  

         Proposed  Mrs Sutcliffe                 Seconded  Mrs Hogben

 

5.      FINANCE

            Accounts to be Paid

PAYEE

DETAILS

NET

£

VAT

£

GROSS

£

Mrs J Batt

Salary

Expenses

206.92

  21.79

 

   

    228.71

Mr K Marden

Salary

  73.40

 

      73.40

KCC

Rent for Bluebell Centre

  60.00

 

      60.00

TOTAL

 

362.11

 

    362.11

           

            Resolution:  Councillors unanimously agreed to pay the above accounts.         

           

            Proposed  Mr Parker                    Seconded  Mrs Hogben

 

            Bank Balance per Cash Book 05.08.13                    Balance at Bank  

Parish Council Opening Balance

  23573.72

 

PC Reserve A/C

   25207.63

Youth Account Opening Balance

    4330.28

 

Less u/c cheques

           0.00

 

  27904.00

 

 

   25207.63

Add Parish Council Receipts

    6901.74

 

PC Current A/C

       100.00

Add Youth Project Receipts

          1.70

 

Y Current A/C

     3306.11

 

  34807.44

 

Y Reserve A/C

     1025.87

Less Parish Council Expenses

    5167.83

 

 

   29639.61

 

  29639.61

 

 

 

           

            Earmarked Funds 

            Error from July rectified – please see  file copy of  July minutes for confirmation

 

O Balance

-August

C Balance

MUGA EDF

    3934.90

 

    3934.90

Youth Activities  KCC Grant (Primary) –  R King

  

    1100.00

 

  

    1100.00

Youth Activities KCC MUGA Grant for ESA

     

    1515.00                                          

 

     

    1515.00                                          

Wealden Wheels

           NIL

 

           NIL

Road Sweeping – Salary/Tax              

    2266.24

   - 73.40

    2192.84

Churchyard Grass

           NIL

 

           NIL

Donation to Hospice  250

           NIL

 

           NIL

Bus Shelter

       600.00

 

       600.00

Garden Competition

         97.40

 

         97.40

Hothfield History Society

           NIL

 

           NIL

Village Projects

     1200.00

 

     1200.00

Halloween Party

       100.00

 

       100.00

Hothfield Fete a/c

       947.00

 +678.14

     1625.14

Contingency P Toilets

     2000.00

 

     2000.00

Salt Bin

       350.00

 

       350.00

TOTAL

   14110.54

+ 604.74

   14715.28

 

6.    PLANNING

           Please see attached list.

 

There being no further business the meeting closed at 7.55 pm.

 


HOTHFIELD PARISH COUNCIL

 

PLANNING APPLICATION RECORD

 

2013

                      

AUGUST 2013

 

13/00592/AS     The Mount, Ram Lane, Little Chart, Ashford, Kent TN25 4LT

                                  Change of use for the keeping of one HGV on existing premises as a vehicle

                                  operation centre

                                  Parish Council:  Support on condition that the vehicle is restricted to two

                                  movements per day as agreed with the Traffic Commissioners Office.

             

13/00750/AS     Gate Lodge, Park Drive, Hothfield, Ashford, Kent TN26 1DR

                                  Erection of a detached two storey outbuilding to replace existing single storey

                                  outbuilding

                                  Parish Council:  Support      

             

Decision notices received from ABC

13/00531/AS     Hall Farm, Little Chart Road, Hothfield, Ashford, Kent TN26 1EX

                                  Change of use of land for the keeping of horses and construction of a

                                  riding arena adjacent to existing stables on land at Hall Farm

                                  Borough Council:  Permit

 

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