Agenda WPC meeting, May 2024

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Meeting of the Council

Attendees are reminded that in accordance with the Public Bodies (Admissions to Meetings) Act 1960 and Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations 2014, this meeting may be recorded.

You are hereby summoned to attend a Meeting of the Parish Council of Wollaston which is to be held on Thursday 16th May 2024 which commences at 7pm at The Oasis Building, High Street, Wollaston, NN29 7QQ for the purpose of transacting the following business, namely:

1.      Election of Chair and Declaration of Acceptance of Office

2.     Election of Vice Chair

3.     Open Meeting (15 minutes).

4.     To receive and accept apologies for absence.

5.     Councillors Reports North Northants Council.

6.     To receive declaration of interest related to business on the agenda.

7.     Confirmation of the minutes of Meeting of the Parish Council held on Thursday 18th April 2024.

8.     Clerk’s Report (SG) (Appendix 1).

9.    Finances

  • To RESOLVE to approve payments for April 2024 (Appendix 2).

  • To RESOLVE to approve receipts for April 2024 (Appendix 3).

  • To RESOLVE to approve the end of year budget to 31 March 2024 (Appendix 4)

  • To RESOLVE to approve and sign off internal audit 2023/2024 and Report. (Appendix 5)

  • To RESOLVE to approve the spending of £20,117 Historic S106 monies for Sports Association/Playing Field Committee recommendations and to leave balance of £50k in the S106 Nationwide account for later consideration and best use – JM (Appendix 6)

10.   Wollaston Skate Park Proposal – MM

11.     Reports of the Working Parties/Representatives

(a) New Community Centre/preschool Update (MG/JM)

(b) Playing Field & Parks Management Committee (Draft Minutes Appendix 5), Environmental, Street Lights & Street Doctor Report (Appendix 6)   (TS).

(c) Footpaths (JA/AT). (Shepherds Hill closed footpath)

(d) Village Hall (MG). (Draft Minutes appendix 7)

(e) Crime and Community Safety update (MM).

(f) Community Events update (CB).

12.    Planning (GC)

(a)    Applications

    • Outstanding applications status update (Appendix 8).
    • Green Hill Solar Farm – LA

13.    Confirmation of Committee and Working Party Members for 2024/25 (Appendix 10)

14.    Date of next Parish Council Meeting – Thursday 20th June 2024

S. Grant

Wollaston Parish Council Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer.

Dated this 10th day of May 2024