Goudhurst, Kent. A Wealden hill village

GPC Agenda September

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 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   04 September 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 held on 13 August 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 a verbal report including an item relating to Chequer Field. 

b. Highways & Footpaths Committee

Chairman, Highways & Footpaths Committee will present the Minutes of a Committee meeting  held on 28 August (attached) for Council to consider matters arising. 

c. 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 August 2018

b. The Minutes of the Committee meetings held on 14 and 28 August 2018

8. Neighbourhood Development Plan

To receive an update on progress from the Chairman.

9. Standing Orders 

Council to adopt the Policy on the use of Chequer Field as proposed by the Chairman of the

Amenities Committee.

10. General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

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

11. Accounts  

a.  Approval of Accounts for payment.

b.  To receive details of Receipts in August 2018.

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

12. Items for Information

– To note that the Clerk will be away from 21 to 30 September 2018

13. Date of next meeting: 08 October 2018.  Parish Council Meeting.  7.30  pm 

at the Jessel Room, Goudhurst Parish Hall.



Planning Committee Tuesday 11 September 6.30 pm Jessel Room

Planning Committee Tuesday 25 September 6.30 pm Jessel Room

Amenities Committee Tuesday 25 September 7.30 pm Jessel Room

Anthony Farnfield, Clerk

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

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