Minutes from the meeting 26th July 2021

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Draft Minutes of the meeting of Sherington Parish Council held at the Pavilion on Monday 26th July 2021, commencing at 6.30 pm

 

PRESENT: Cllrs Hindler (Chair), McNeil, Meldrum, Nokes, Mears, and Palmer. Parish Clerk Will Pike and Assistant Clerk Lauren Scott.

 

  1. RECEIVE AND ACCEPT APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Cllr Shires

 

  1. RECEIVE ANY DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

None.

 

  1. APPROVE MINUTES FROM LAST MEETING

Approved.

 

  1. APPROVAL OF AUDIT DOCUMENTATION

The annual audit was presented to the Council by the RFO (Will Pike) and approved by all. The documentation will now be made available to the public via the website.

 

  1. BANK MANDATE

All were in agreement to make the following changes to the Metro Bank bank mandate after changes in the make-up of the Council over previous months.

 

Remove from the mandate altogether:

 

Sarah Crabb

Matthew Crabb

Dennis Readman

 

Add to the mandate with ‘view only access’ as currently set up:

 

Wendy Mears

Michael Nokes

Peter Palmer

 

Add to the mandate with ‘all access’ as currently set up:

 

Lauren Scott

 

It was also agreed that the registered address should be changed to that of the new assistant clerk Lauren Scott, which is;  35 Perry Lane

Sherington

Newport Pagnell

Bucks

MK16 9NH.

 

Changes are to be implemented immediately allowing new members to join when they can access the bank to complete the mandated identity checks.

 

  1. PLANNING APPLICATIONS:

51 Crofts End – Two story side extension and single-story rear extension:

All were in agreement to respond to the application with no objections. The clerk will notify Milton Keynes Council accordingly.

 

2 Lauds Mews – Erection of two storey rear extension:

All were in agreement to respond to the application with no objections. The clerk will notify Milton Keynes Council accordingly.

 

Land to the West of 11 Water Lane – The erection of a residential dwelling with associated parking and amenity space:

After much debate, all were in agreement to oppose the application based on the current Neighbourhood Plan. A draft response will be drawn up by the Clerk for review prior to submission to Milton Keynes Council.

 

  1. COUNCILORS ITEMS:

After some debate, it was agreed to move the ‘Public Items’ agenda item in previous meetings to a later position. Hopefully this will allow more public participation and unnecessary duplication of items across the meetings.

 

  1. DATE OF NEXT MEETING:

Tuesday 7th September 2021 at 7.30 pm at the Pavilion subject to any ongoing restrictions.