Goudhurst, Kent. A Wealden hill village

Ameneties Committee Agenda November

Local Government for Goudhurst, Kilndown and Curtisden Green

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To:  Members of Goudhurst Parish Council 

Copy: County Cllr Seán Holden and Borough Cllr Edmund Hastie for information.

I summon you to a Meeting of Goudhurst Parish Council at Goudhurst Parish Hall on Monday 12 November 2018 at 7.30 pm for 7.45 pm when the business detailed on this Agenda will be considered: 

Members of the Public and the Press are welcome to attend this meeting.  At the Chairman’s discretion, 15 minutes will be set aside for questions from members of the public each one of whom may be invited to speak for a maximum of 3 minutes in total relating to items on the Agenda or about issues of local concern.  Thereafter they have the right and are welcome to stay and observe the rest of the Meeting in accordance with the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960, s1. 

Please inform the Clerk if you intend to film or record the Meeting.

Anthony Farnfield   ……………………………………………..

Clerk   06 November 2018

Goudhurst Parish Council, The South Oast at Smugley Farm,  Bedgebury Road,  Goudhurst  

TN17 2QU 01580 212552                 www.goudhurst.co.uk


Quorum for Council:  4 Members

1. Apologies for Absence as reported at the meeting.

2. Declarations of Interest 

To receive Declarations of Interest on Agenda items and Members are reminded that they must inform the Monitoring Officer of any changes to their Notification of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests.

3. To resolve that the Minutes of the meeting of Council held on 08 October 2018 and distributed to Members with this Agenda are a correct record.  Members are reminded that the only issues relating to the minutes that can be discussed is their accuracy.

4. To receive Questions from the Public and the Press.

5. To receive reports from County and Borough Councillors  

Parish Council Chairman to brief the meeting on Council’s plans for 2019 and beyond. 

6. Committee Reports

a. Amenities Committee

Chairman, Amenities Committee will report on progress with current projects.  

b. Burial Board

Chairman, Burial Board will report on progress with current projects.   

c. Highways & Footpaths Committee

The Chairman of the Highways & Footpaths Committee will present the Minutes of a meeting held on 24 October 2017.  

d. Police and Neighbourhood Watch 

The Chairman of the Police & Neighbourhood Watch Committee will report on progress relating to CCTV cameras in the Parish.  

7. Planning Committee  

The Chairman of the Planning Committee to present:

a. A report on the Planning Decisions received from TWBC in October 2018

b. The Minutes of the Committee meetings held on 09 and 23 October 2018

8. Goudhurst Parish Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP)

To receive a verbal report from Council’s representatives on the NDP Steering Committee. 

9. Training  

The Clerk had attended the KALC Finance Conference at Ditton on 18 October 2018

10. Accounts  

a.  Approval of Accounts for payment.

b.  To receive details of Receipts in October 2018.

c.To receive the reconciliation of Council’s accounts to the end of October 2018.

11. Council’s Meeting Dates for 2019

Attached.  Members to note for their diaries.

12. Items for Information

KALC ‘The Parish News’ October 2018.  Cascaded pre-meeting to Members

13. Date of next meeting: 10 December 2018.  7.30  pm in the Jessel Room.


Planning Committee Tuesday 11 December 6.30 pm Jessel Room

Highways & Footpaths Committee Tuesday 11 December 7.30 pm Jessel Room

Anthony Farnfield, Clerk  

 Members of the Press and Public are welcome to attend this Meeting

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