Goudhurst, Kent. A Wealden hill village

GPC Agenda August 13

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 attend a Meeting of Goudhurst Parish Council at the Quarry Centre, Kilndown on Monday 13 August 2018 at 7.30 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   07 August 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 Council meetings on 11 June 2018 and 09 July 2018 and distributed to Members with this Agenda are a correct record.  Members are reminded that the only issue 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  

6. Committee Reports

a. Amenities Committee

Chairman, Amenities Committee will present the Minutes of a meeting held on 24 July 2018 (attached)  and for Council to consider matters arising.

b. Burial Board

The Chairman of the Burial Board will present the Minutes of a Burial Board meeting held on 17 July (attached) and for Council to consider matters arising including a review of Burial Board Regulations and Fees. 

c. Highways & Footpaths Committee

Chairman, Highways & Footpaths Committee will present notes of a meeting held on 23 July (attached) with Council’s consultant who is advising on the proposal to downgrade the A262 to a B class road, and Council’s intention to submit a Road Traffic order to limit HGVs in the Parish.

d. Police & Neighbourhood Watch

  Chairman, Police and NHW Committee will update Council on current work being carried out by our CCTV contractor.  

7. Planning Committee  

Council will receive:

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

b. The Minutes of the Committee meetings held on 10 and 24 July 2018

8. Neighbourhood Development Plan

To receive an update on progress from the Chairman.

9. General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

The Clerk will report on Council’s compliance with GDPR. 

10. Accounts  

a.  Approval of Accounts for payment.

b.  To receive details of Receipts in July 2018.

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

11. Items for Information

12. Date of next meeting: 10 September 2018.  Parish Council Meeting.  7.30  pm 

at the Jessel Room, Goudhurst Parish Hall.



Planning Committee Tuesday 14 August 6.30 pm Jessel Room

Youth Committee Thursday 23 August 8,00 pm Goudhurst Scout Hut

Planning Committee Tuesday 28 August 6.30 pm Jessel Room

Highways & Footpaths Committee Tuesday 28 August 7.30 pm Jessel Room

Anthony Farnfield, Clerk

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

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