Goudhurst, Kent. A Wealden hill village

GPC Agenda July

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 Jessel Room, Goudhurst Parish Hall on Monday 09 July 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   03 July 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 meeting on 11 June 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.

The Meeting will adjourn for:

South East Water.  To welcome Mr Jeremy Dufour, Project Manager and Ms Stephanie Ellis Corporate Communications Officer.  They will brief Council on the proposed South East Water works on the A262 in the Spelmonden area.

The Meeting will reconvene. 

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

Mr Colin Wilson, Goudhurst Traffic Action Group

5. To receive reports from County and Borough Councillors  

6. Committee Reports

a. Amenities Committee

Chairman, Amenities Committee will present a verbal update on current projects (see the attached Headings).

b. Highways & Footpaths Committee

Chairman, Highways & Footpaths Committee will present the Minutes of a Committee meeting (attached) held on 26 June 2018.

c. Police & Neighbourhood Watch

  Chairman, Police and NHW Committee update details of progress on the additional CCTV camera at The Vine and on plans for extending CCTV coverage in the Parish including replacement cameras at the Parish Hall, the public toilets and the car park.

7. Planning Committee  

The Chairman of the Planning Committee to present:

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

b. The Minutes of the Committee meetings held on 12 and 26 June 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 June 2018.

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

d. To receive a Report on Receipts and Payments against Budget for April to June 2018

e. Council’s finances; a statement by the Chairman

11. Items for Information

12. Date of next meeting: 13 August 2018.  Parish Council Meeting.  7.30  pm in the Quarry Centre..


Planning Committee Tuesday 10 July 6.30 pm Jessel Room

Burial Board Tuesday 17 July 7.30 pm St Mary’s Church

Planning Committee Tuesday 24 July 6.30 pm Jessel Room

Highways & Footpaths Committee Tuesday 24 July 7.30 pm Jessel Room

Anthony Farnfield, Clerk

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

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