Hothfield Parish Council

...in the rustic heart of Kent



 
 2019 ANNUAL PARISH MEETING MINUTES

 

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DRAFT Minutes of the Annual Parish Meeting

held in the Bluebell Centre, Hothfield,

on Wednesday 15 May 2019, at 6.30 pm
 
[DRAFT -- to be approved at the 2020 Annual Parish Meeting]

 

The Chairman opened the meeting and welcomed everyone.  There were 2 Members of the Public present, 5 Parish Councillors, and Mrs J Batt, Parish Clerk

 

1.   APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE:

An Apology for Absence was received from Mrs P Sutcliffe and Borough Councillor, Mrs C Bell.

 

2.   TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE LAST PARISH MEETING

      These were unanimously approved and signed by Mr Lloyd.     

 

        Proposed   Mr Lloyd            Seconded  Mrs Parker

 

3.     MATTERS ARISING

        There were no Matters Arising.

 

4.     PARISH COUNCIL CHAIRMAN’S REPORT

          Mr Lloyd outlined the activities of the Parish Council over the past year.

 

          A speed survey was carried out on the A20 which confirmed that the average speed at the

          Junction with Chapel Road is 50mph.  Mr Lloyd asked County Councillor Simkins to contact

          the Police to see if there are any objections to a speed limit being installed.  Further

          information regarding this to be covered in the Annual Parish Council meeting.

 

          The ongoing lorry parking trial on the A20 was a great success and discussions are underway

          with ABC and The Department of Transport with a view to making the arrangements

          permanent.

           

       The Local Plan has been adopted.

 

       Mr Lloyd thanked Councillors for their help and support and reported that Mr Howard had

       Decided not to stand for the Council at this election but he will still be involved in Village

       activities.

         

5.     PARISH COUNCIL FINANCIAL STATEMENT

          This was circulated and questions and comments taken.

 

6.     BOROUGH COUNCILLORS REPORT

          No report received.

 

7.     COUNTY COUNCILLORS REPORT

          No report received. 

 

8.     EXCHANGE OF INFORMATION                                                                                 

 

There being no further business the meeting closed at 6.46 pm.

 

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Published: 01.06.2019
 2019 Hothfield Parish Council