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Agenda 1st April 2019


The Parish Council Office, The Old Turnpike, Bunwell, Norwich, NR16 1SN


Chairman : R Smith,

Tel : 01953 788300

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Clerk : Mrs Margaret Ridgwell

Tel : 01603 304646

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To all members of the Public:

You are invited to attend the Meeting of Bunwell Parish Council at The Village Hall, Bunwell on Monday 1st April 2019 at 7.30pm.  The press are welcome to attend. 


 1.              To consider accepting apologies for absence

2.              To record declarations of interest from Council members in any item to be discussed

3.              To approve the minutes of the Council Meeting held on 4th March 2019

4.              To discuss matters arising from the minutes

4.1.        Update on adoption of Greenways footpath from Saffron Housing

4.2.        Update on planned building of affordable housing by Saffron Housing

4.3.        Update on fitting of defibrillators including registration and future maintenance

4.4.        Update on purchase of VAS machine

5.              Residents’ questions – fifteen minutes to hear from members of the public. Members can also ask permission from the Chairman to speak on any other agenda item in which they have an interest.

6.              To receive the District and County Councillor’s Reports

7.              To receive the Clerk’s report

7.1.        Review Schedule of Actions Apr 2019

8.              To receive and discuss correspondence

8.1.        Email correspondence of importance already forwarded to councillors for consideration

9.              To consider the use of the telephone kiosk on Bunwell Hill as a book swap library

10.          To receive the Tree Warden’s Report

11.          To receive the Footpath Warden’s Report

12.          To receive an update on Play equipment condition and arrange for pressure washing

13.          To receive an update from Councillors on any meetings attended

14.          Highway Matters

15.          To Approve Training for Clerk and Councillors:

16.          Finance

16.1.    Approve Payments

16.2.    Cashbook Balance

16.3.    Review Reserves

16.4.    Consider Annual Governance Statement for AGAR (Annual Governance & Accountability Return) 2018/19.

17.          Planning Applications – to discuss and vote on any new planning applications

17.1.    2019/0682 and 0683
Applicant: Mr Alan Smith
Location: The Ochre Barn Low Common Bunwell Norfolk NR16 1SY
Proposal: Retrospective application for conversion of detached studio to annexe accommodation and associated works.  Erection of 3x wooden outbuildings and satellite dish to south elevation of main dwelling.

18.          To receive matters of importance from Councillors

19.          To receive Agenda items for the next meeting

To agree date and time of next meeting - scheduled for 13th May 2019. The Annual Parish Meeting will   commence at 7.00pm followed by the Annual Parish Council Meeting for newly elected Councillors

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