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Next Parish Council Meeting – Thursday 16th November

The next Parish Council Meeting will take place at 7.30 on Thursday November 16th in the Old School Room. The meeting is open to the public, and if anyone wishes to address the Council on any of the items on the agenda, please notify David Marriott on  0787 2930030 or email horleyparishclerk@btinternet.com before the meeting. Whilst there is no absolute right to do this, the Chairman has the authority to permit it if he chooses to do so.

The Agenda Items comprise:

  • Apologies for absence
  • Declaration of Interests
  • Minutes of the meeting held on 3rd August 2017
  • Matters arising
  • Finance
    • 2017/18 budget monitoring report to 30 September 2017
    • Budget for 2018/19
    • Audit of Accouns for 2016/17
  • Land adjoining the Old Council Houses, Wroxton Lane
  • Planning Report
  • Applications for charitable donations
  • Grass Cutting Contract
  • Highway Matters
  • Disabled Access to the Church and the Old School
  • Reports from external organisations
  • Date of next meetings :
    •  Thursday 15 February 2018 at 7.00
  • Any other urgent business 

For full details of items and reports see 17 11 16 agenda

Noise Phobia in Pets

How To Take The Bang Out Of Bonfire Night

 

Bonfire night can be a terrifying time for pets. Dogs are particularly vulnerable but all animals can suffer from the stress created by fireworks.

For advice on managing pet noise phobias click here for advice from West bar Vets.

 

New Charges for Non-Household Waste

From 1 October Oxfordshire County Council are planning to introduce charges for the disposal of certain items at their waste and recycling centres such as Alkerton.  The charges do not apply to normal household waste or garden waste, but apply to the sort of waste generated by DIY projects similar to builder’s waste.

For more information click here.

Next Parish Council Meeting – Thursday August 3rd

The next Parish Council Meeting will take place at 7.30 on Thursday August 3rd in the Old School Room. The meeting is open to the public, and if anyone wishes to address the Council on any of the items on the agenda, please notify David Marriott on  0787 2930030 or email horleyparishclerk@btinternet.com before the meeting. Whilst there is no absolute right to do this, the Chairman has the authority to permit it if he chooses to do so.

The Agenda Items include:

  • Apologies for absence
  • Declaration of Interests
  • Minutes of the meeting held on 18th May 2017
  • Matters arising
  • Finance
    • 2017/18 budget monitoring report
  • Land adjoining the Old Council Houses, Wroxton Lane
  • Planning Report
  • Applications for charitable donations
  • Fireworks event held on July 8th
  • Annual Parochial Church Meeting
  • Reports from external organisations
  • Date of next meetings :
    •  Thursday 16th November 2017 at 7.00
  • Any other urgent business 

For full details of items and reports see 17 08 03 agenda

Have your say at the Annual Parish Meeting this Thursday…

Let you Parish councillors know what you think at the Annual Parish Meeting on Thursday May 18th at 7.30

The parish council will be there to give an update on their priorities. They have arranged for updates from the cricket club,  who will presenting details of progress on their new pavilion scheme, Michael Hardinge Trust, PCC and the Ladies Guild.

This is an open meeting at which you are invited to raise any issues of concern. It’s your opportunity to tell the Parish Council what you think they could do for the village.

The agenda is:

  1. Introduction of Parish Councillors
  2. Michael Hardinge Trust Annual Report – Mike Patching to report
  3. Cricket Club – David Beck to report on the club’s activities, and progress on the new pavilion scheme.
  4. Parochial Church Council – David Kyle to report
  5. Ladies Guild – Alison Tite to report
  6. Parish Council – Chairman of the Parish Council to report
  7. Any other business – Any questions or issues raised by members of the public

Annual General Meeting – Thursday May 18th 7:00 pm

The Parish Council AGM will start at 7:00pm in the Old School Hall, villagers are invited to attend as observers only and will get the opportunity to ask questions later at the Annual Parish Meeting at 7.30pm (see above).

The AGM agenda is :

1) Apologies
2) Declaration of Interests
3) Nomination and election of the Chairman for the year
4) Nomination and election of the Vice-Chairman for the year
5) Allocation of responsibilities
a. Finance and general purposes b. Highways and footpaths c. Proposed children’s play area d. Planning e. Cricket club liaison f. School liaison g. Michael Hardinge Trust liaison h. Ironstone and scout camp liaison i. Communications and  Notice Board j. Any other roles?
6)  Dates for Future meetings – 3rd  August 2017,  16th  November 2017,  15th  February 2018,  12th  April 2018,  17th May 2018.
7)  Minutes of the meetings held on 13 April  2017 (see 17 04 13 minutes 13 April)
8)  Matters Arising
9)  Cricket Club
10)  Date of next meeting
To be agreed at item 6 above.
11)  Any other urgent business   

See the full agenda here 17 05 18 AGM agenda