Council Business

Notice is hereby given that the next Meeting of Richards Castle (Herefordshire) Parish Council will be at 7.30pm on Thursday 25 July 2019 at the Village Hall

1. Apologies for absence

2. Co-opt two new members to the parish council

3. Declarations of Interest and Written Requests for Dispensation
Declaration of any disclosable pecuniary interest in a matter to be discussed at the meeting whether or not it is included in the register of interests. Members are reminded that they are required to leave the room during discussing and voting on matters in which they have a disclosable pecuniary interest whether or not the interest is entered into the register of members’ interests maintained by the Monitoring Officer.

4. Minutes of the previous meetings – 22 May and 13 June 2019

5. Report from the Herefordshire Councillor for Bircher Ward

6. To invite views and discussion from members of the parish

7. Planning
192158 The Old Chapel, Richards Castle, SY8 4EL – Erection of detached building to be used as garage and ancillary accommodation.

8. Financial Items
Payments to approve:
Clerk, AVG internet security subscription for parish laptop – £ tbc
R Bayliss, footpaths maintenance – £ tbc

9. Clerk’s Report

10. Reports from parish councillor representatives, and review briefs
a) Footpaths
b) Lengthsman
c) Highways
d) Good neighbour scheme
e) Village hall
f) Planning

11. Letter from the leader of Herefordshire Council concerning major transport infrastructure projects – Consider letter and agree next steps

12. SIDs at Richards Castle – Option to share cost with other parish(es), rent from Balfour Beatty and/ or long term rental agreement with a parish council

13. Consider proposal to distribute speed awareness stickers to households in the parish and agree next steps

14. ‘Welcome to Herefordshire’ sign on B4361 – Proposal to replace sign through community commissioning

15. Orleton and Richards Castle NDP – Planning for review in 2020

16. Review of Polling Districts, Polling Places and Polling Stations – 2019

17. Review HALC training schedule

18. Consider proposal to have a Parish Council Facebook page and agree next steps

19. Consider whether to have an allowances scheme – Response to enquiry from Herefordshire Council

20. Police and Crime Commissioner Town and Parish Council Survey 2019

21. Matters raised for next meeting (no discussion)

22. Close meeting and date of next meeting

Clerk to the Parish Council
21 July 2019