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To: All Parish Councillors

You are hereby summoned to attend the Meeting
of the Parish Council on Tuesday 21st March 2017
at 19:00 in Committee Room 2 of Sedlescombe Village Hall

Signed: Carol Hodgson
Mrs. Carol Hodgson Clerk to Sedlescombe Parish Council
075 310 654 69 / clerk@sedlescombe.org.uk

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If present, the following will be invited to speak:

County Councillor Angharad Davies
District Councillor Tony Ganly
Mrs Susan Walton (Chief Executive of Pestalozzi International Village)
Mrs Caroline Harvey (Head of Sedlescombe Primary School)

C16/188 Apologies

C16/189 Interests in accordance with 2012 Code of Conduct

  1. To receive new written requests for dispensation.
  2. To receive councillors' declarations of interest regarding matters on the agenda.

C16/190 Public participation session re matters on the Agenda at the Chairman's discretion.

C16/191 To approve the minutes of the Council Meeting on 28-Feb-17

C16/192 Casual Vacancies

  1. To receive acceptance of office from the newly co-opted Parish Councillors Mr. Andre Walters and Mr. Gareth Matthews.

C16/193 Planning

  1. To consider response to planning applications.

    a. RR/2017/331/P - 2 Compass Cottages, Compasses Lane, Sedlescombe TN32 5SE
    Part two storey and part first storey extension with two summerhouses to bottom of rear garden.

    b. RR/2017/433/P - Fernlea, Churchland Lane, Sedlescombe TN33 0PF
    Single storey rear extension, hall extension and patio (alternative to approved scheme RR/2016/1861/P)

    c. RR/2017/503/P - Rosewood, Churchland Lane, Sedlescombe TN33 0PF
    Variation of condition 2 (approved drawings) imposed on planning permission RR/2015/1339/P to amend design of approved dwelling (retrospective)

    d. RR/2017/540/L - Fir Tree Cottage, The Street, Sedlescombe TN33 0QD
    Removal of existing modern rear extension and repairs to rear dormer.

    e. RR/2017/539/P - Fir Tree Cottage, The Street, Sedlescombe TN33 0QD
    Removal of existing modern rear extension and repairs to rear dormer.

    f. RR/2017/670/P - Pine View, Balcombe Green, Sedlescombe TN33 0QL
    Two storey rear extension. Replacement double garage/gym/recreation space.

  2. To receive advice of decisions on previous applications

C16/194 Speed watch

  1. To receive an update on recruiting a Speed Watch Coordinator and an assistant for the administration and smooth running of the SpeedWatch scheme.

C16/195 To discuss final arrangements for the Annual Parish Assembly 2017.

C16/196 Staffing Matters

  1. Resignation of the Parish Clerk / RFO
    Since the last Parish Council meeting the Parish Clerk / RFO has tendered her resignation due to personal health issues.
  2. Recruitment of a Parish Clerk / RFO
    Due to timescales a revised recruitment process has been actioned.
    To ratify the following:
    a. Engaging SSALC Recruitment Services.
    b. The job description - including an increase in hours and person specification.
    c. The job advertisement and recruitment timetable.

C16/197 Finance

  1. To receive the statement of accounts to February 2017 and transactions
  2. To receive the bank reconciliation for February 2017
  3. To approve the following cheques:-
    a Sedlescombe Village Hall February 2017 hire
    b G Burley & Sons Ltd Grounds Maintenance Mar 17
    c Mr Jonathan Vine-Hall Job Advert for Clerk - Observer
    d Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance Trust Donation
    e HMRC PAYE Jan - Mar-17
    e Mrs Carol Hodgson Salary - March 2017
    Maintenance of Offices-Qtly pmt Telephony & Broadband-Qtly pmt
    4 x Flower Tubs for Village Green
    Recorded Del. E Cousins
    1.74 38.44

C16/198 Reports, Correspondence and Questions

  1. To receive any reports and questions from Members in brief, including items for the next agenda.

Confidential Information - Exclusion Of Press And Public.
If the Parish Council decides to exclude the Press and Public for any items on the agenda it will be necessary to pass the following resolution:
To move the following resolution: 'That in view of the confidential nature of the business about to be transacted it is advisable in the public interest that the Press and Public be temporarily excluded and they are instructed to withdraw
in accordance with section 100A (2) and (4) of the LGA 1972'.