12th December 2023 - Council Meeting

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Sutton Bridge Parish Council Meeting

Summons & Agenda

Notice is hereby given, and all members of the Council are asked to attend a meeting of the Parish Council at 19:00hrs Tuesday, 12 December 2023 in the Bridge Room, The Curlew Centre, Sutton Bridge.


C Smith


07 December 2023



1.To note members’ attendance and to receive apologies for absence.         

2.To receive declarations of disclosable interests and to consider requests for dispensation.

3.To receive representations from members of the public [i]

4.To approve the minutes of the meeting held Tuesday, 28 November 2023.

5.To receive any police matters.

6.To receive the chair’s report.

7.To receive the clerk’s report / outstanding matters not on the agenda.

8.To receive reports from District & County Council Councillors.

9.Financial matters.

i.To approve the November 2023 cash book and bank reconciliation.

ii.To approve payments to 12 December 2023 and note the two members authorising bank payments.

iii.To receive year to date budget report for payments and receipts.

iv.To consider items to be included in the draft the budget for 2024/25

10.To consider recent correspondence.

11.To consider planning applications

12.To receive notice of a planning application adjacent to Parish Council allotments Wharf Street

13.To note District Council planning decisions.

14.To receive Committee Reports

01.New Pavilion –

i.To ratify the submission of the planning application.

ii.To receive a report regarding fundraising activities and applications

iii.To receive a summary of costs already incurred

02.Open Spaces

03.CCTV Working Party

04.Community Speed Watch Working Party.

05.Other committee and working party reports.

15.To receive any outside body representative reports.


16.To resolve to move into closed session [Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960 s.1(2).]     

17.To consider confidential staffing & administrtiaon matters and to resolve appropriately.

01.To approve the staff Christmas holiday period.



[i] Fifteen minutes is set aside to hear from members of the public, when a short statement may be made, or a question asked (3 minutes per person). Anyone wishing to speak should raise their hand and wait to be asked by the chair. A question shall not require a response nor start a debate. Unless otherwise indicated, members of the public may not speak at any other time.