Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on Monday, 22nd January, 2007 in the Village Hall at 7.00 p.m.


PRESENT: Chairman Cllr G. Scrini, Councillors Mrs. B. Barber, P Baines, P Cable,  F. Clark and  J. Cobb



Mrs. A. Clark


2.      PRECEPT

The Precept application was discussed in detail.  The results of the recent questionnaire completed as part of the Parish Plan showed that the residents would be prepared to accept a reasonable increase in council tax for improved village amenities.  The council therefore felt justified in asking for a precept of 3756 made up as follows:

Playing Fields, Greens and Open Spaces                 300

Grass Verges                                                              200

Churchyard Maintenance                                          700

Litter bins, seats and signs                                          50

Tree Planting                                                              100

Bus Shelters                                                              250

Clerical/Expenses                                                      650

Village Hall                                                             1170

Miscellaneous                                                           544

Less BDC contribution of 208  =                          3756

Street Cleaning Grant applied for                             196


3.      AOB

a)         A cheque for 110 (000627) was needed to continue the application for Land Registration.  This was approved.

b)         The council were informed that the two new streetlights requested about 10 years ago are now being fitted by NCC at the Stokeham Road entrance to the village.


There was no further business discussed and the meeting closed at approximately 8.15 p.m.