SPC Agenda October



Mrs Dina Bedwell, 22 Great Harlings, Shotley Gate, Ipswich IP9 1NY

Tel:  01473 788248 Email: shotleypc@btinternet.com  


17 October 2015


All Parish Councillors are required to attend the Parish Council Meeting of the Shotley Parish Council to be held on Thursday 22nd October 2015, at 7.15pm at Shotley Village Hall (large committee room).   All parishioners are also invited to attend. The meeting will be open to the public and any parishioner wishing to raise a matter should speak at item 3.


Members of the public are reminded that the law permits any person to film, record, photograph or use social media in order to report on the proceedings of a meeting of the Council or its committees when they are open to the public. This does not extend to live verbal commentary.


  1. 1.          To receive and consider apologies for absence
  2. 2.          To consider the co-option of a new member onto the Council
  3. 3.          To receive declarations of interest and consider any dispensation requests received
  4. 4.          Suspension of standing orders: Meeting open for 10 minutes to allow members of the public to speak
  5. 5.          To approve Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting  held 17 September 2015
  6. 6.          Matters to report from previous meetings and to consider any further action
  7. 7.          To receive reports:

7.1                 District Councillor

7.2                 County Councillor

7.3                 Safer Neighbourhood Team /Police

  1. 8.          To receive reports from Committees/Working Groups and agree any actions  that may be needed:

8.1                 Open Spaces and Amenities Committee:

8.2                 Noticeboard Working Group

8.3                 Website Working Group

8.4                 Village of the Year Working Group

8.5                 Shotley Youth Summer Recreation Working Group- To consider and approve Terms of Reference and membership

8.6                 Shotley Gate Community Shop Committee- To receive update re “Sailors Rations”

  1. 9.          Finance:

9.1                 To receive and note bank balances

9.2                 To consider and approve  any further accounts for payment

9.3                 To receive and consider External Auditor’s Report and  recommendations

9.4                 To agree date for the next Finance Working Group to review half year accounts and draft budget for 2016/2017

  1. 10.       UK Power Networks proposal for new 33Kv underground cables-update
  2. 11.       Gate Farm Caravan Park-update
  3. 12.       To ratify decision to register Shotley Pier as an Asset of Community Value
  4. 13.       To consider proposal for a lockable bollard to be installed at the entrance to Marsh Lane
  5. 14.       To receive and update the Clerk’s Action List
  6. 15.       Planning matters:

15.1              To consider response on applications received from Babergh and note any decisions made

15.2              To receive and note correspondence and consider any responses required

15.3              Ganges- update

  1. 16.       To receive the play areas risk assessment and note recommendations
  2. 17.       Reports from Councillors on matters not itemised on the agenda/to be included in next agenda

                            Date of next meeting:   12 November (Osac) and 19 November (PC)

By Derek Davis on October 22nd, 2015