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MEETING ON TUESDAY 27/05/14 IN COMMITTEE ROOM 2 OF THE SEDLESCOMBE VILLAGE HALL STARTING AT 18:30

PRESENT: Cllr J Vine-Hall (Chairman of the Council), Cllr P Glew (Vice-Chairman of the Council), Cllrs Anson, Chapman, Eldridge, Fraser, Lawrence (arrived late), Parsons

31 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE - Cllr Reynolds (holiday).

32 INTERESTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE 2012 CODE OF CONDUCT

  1. Written requests for dispensation. None received.
  2. Declarations of interest from councillors re matters on the agenda. None received.

33 MINUTES OF COUNCIL MEETING. RESOLVED: That the Chairman is authorised to sign the Minutes of the Council Meeting held on 13/05/14.

34 REPLACEMENT PARISH CLERK/RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL OFFICER/WEBSITE MANAGER

  1. Update. The recruitment process of sending out application packs and receiving completed applications had been undertaken by the Sussex and Surrey Association of Local Councils. On Wednesday 21/05/14, Cllrs Vine-Hall and Glew, together with the Parish Clerk had carried out a series of interviews of short-listed applicants to fill the above-mentioned post from 01/07/14 on the retirement of Pauline Raymond. Isabelle Mouland of Sussex and Surrey Association of Local Councils had also been present at the interviews.

  2. Appointment. One of the short-listed applicants was present to meet with the Council and it was agreed that further information would be obtained including up-to-date references.

35 APPROVAL OF TRAINING FEES. RESOLVED: That, if appropriate and available, the Council will pay £95 for attendance of the new Clerk at the SLCC Introduction to Finance Training Course on Monday 09/06/14 at East Grinstead. NB The cost of using SSALC for the recruitment process includes subsidised attendance at a new Clerk's SSALC Training Day.

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