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September 23, 2010

Metheringham Parish Council Meeting Agenda - 28 September 2010

Dear Councillors

You are summoned to a meeting of Metheringham Parish Council which will be held in the Village Hall on Tuesday 28th September 2010 at 7.30pm. Prior to the official start of the meeting a public forum of not more than 15 minutes will be held if required. The public may address the council between 7.15pm and 7.30pm on current matters, or issues which may become future agenda items and your attendance is also requested during this period. A Police Report will be given at this time.

Signed: Ms S N Wetherall AILCM
Clerk to Metheringham Parish Council
21st September 2010

AGENDA - 28th September 2010

1. To resolve to accept Apologies for Absence and reasons given

2. Members Declarations of Interests: Members may make any declarations of interest at this point but may also make them at any point during the meeting in accordance with the 2000 Local Government Act.

3. Reports from representatives on outside bodies:
a) To receive a report from the County Councillor.
b) To receive a report from the District Councillor.
c) To receive reports from Council representatives on other outside bodies.
d) To receive a report from the Parish Dog Warden

4. Notes of the last Full Council Meeting held on Tuesday 31st August 2010, to be approved and signed as the minutes.

5. Clerks report on matters outstanding (previously circulated)

6. Financial matters:
a) To approve Conclusion of Audit for 2009/2010 and posting of Notice for a period of 14 days.
b) To consider accounts for payment.
c) To receive a report from the RFO on the PC finances, Income and Expenditure.

7. Planning Committee:
a) To receive a report from Cllr Mrs Honisett.
b) License Application: To consider license application for a premier grocers/off license at premises 36 High Street, Metheringham. Shop opening times 6.00am - 12.00am, alcohol sales 9.00am - 12.00am.

8. Correspondence:
a) To note general correspondence (publications and letters are available for viewing).

9. To receive reports on Outside Meetings:
a) To receive a report from members on the NKDC Corporate Priorities workshop held on 1st September 2010.
b) To receive a report from the Chairman on the LALC County Committee meeting held on 8th September 2010.
c) To receive a report from members on the Nocton Dairies Liaison Committee meetings held on 9th and 23rd September 2010.
d) To receive a report from the Clerk on the SLCC Branch meeting held 24th September 2010.

10. To receive reports from Working Groups:
a) Allotments
b) Children's Playgrounds and Playing Fields
c) Consultation and Questionnaires
d) Fayre and Feast
e) Forward Planning
f) Highways, Footpaths & Car Parks
g) Risk Assessment
h) Street Lighting
i) War Memorial and Spring
j) To consider members of working groups

11. Recreation field & related issues: To receive a progress report.

12. Community Governance (Parish) Reviews: To consider abolishing the Metheringham Fen Parish Ward Boundary, to be incorporated within the Metheringham Village Ward.

13. Public Toilet Caretaker Pay Scale: To consider amending the pay scale for the public toilet caretaker from SCP 4 - £6.31 per hour to SCP 6 - £6.49 per hour to bring the remuneration level up to that of other parish/town councils who have carried out a job evaluation of the position.

14. Date, time and venue of next meeting: Tuesday 26th October 2010 at 7.30pm in the Village Hall.