GREATWORTH PARISH COUNCIL
of theAnnual Meeting of the Parish Council
held in Greatworth Methodist Church Room
on Tuesday 12 May 2015 at 8.00pm
PRESENT: Cllrs Peart, Masser, Bingham, Stageman, Tinkler Ward.
IN ATTENDANCE: S Loake (Clerk)
2 members of the public were also present
1 ELECTION of CHAIRMAN: It was proposed by Cllr Masser, 2nd Cllr Ward, that Cllr Peart be elected Chairman for 2015/16. There were no other nominations, and the motion was carried unanimously.
2 DECLARATION of ACCEPTANCE of OFFICE: This was signed by Cllr Peart and witnessed by the Clerk
3 APOLOGIES for ABSENCE were received from Peter Cross
4 ELECTION of VICE CHAIR It was proposed by Cllr Masser, Bingham, 2nd Cllr Ward, that Cllr Tinkler be elected Vice Chair for 2015/16. There were no other nominations, and the motion was carried unanimously.
5 DECLARATION of ACCEPTANCE of OFFICE was signed by Cllr Tinkler and witnessed by the Clerk
6 CO-OPTION of COUNCILLOR for HALSE WARD: It was proposed by Cllr Ward, 2bd Cllr Bingham, that Peter Cross be co-opted. Mr Cross has already indicated his willingness to stand, and there were no other nominations. The motion was carried unanimously.
7 CO-OPTION of COUNCILLORS from GREATWORTH WARD: The Clerk reported that there had been no expressions of interest
8 COUNCILLORS DECALARATIONS of OFFICE: All Councillors present signed the forms, which were witnessed by the Clerk
9 INFORMATION for WEBSITE: All Councillors present signed the forms providing the relevant information
10 CONFIRMATION of ELECTRONIC SERVICE: All Councillors present signed the forms.
11 MEMBERS of WORKING GROUPS: It was agreed that the groups would be as follows:
HS2 – Cllrs Ward, Tinkler
Playground – Cllrs Bingham, Stageman, Masser
Planning – Clrrs Masser, Ward, Bingham, Stageman
12 PARISH COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVES were appointed as follows:
Tree wardens – Ms Carpenter and Ms Coppin
Dog Warden – Lisa Phipps
Footpath Warden – Alec Rodgers
Greatworth Charity Rep – Cllr Masser
Poors Charity Rep – Cllr Stageman
HS2 Liaison Rep – Mr Nicholas Ward
It was suggested that there should be a representative from Stuchbury, and the Clerk will circulate residents to try to fill this vacancy.
13 REGISTER of INTERESTS – the forms were distributed by the Clerk
14: APPOIUNTMENT of AUDITOR: It was proposed by Cllr Bingham, 2nd by Cllr Masser and carried that Ms Lynn Lavender of NCALC be appointed as the Internal Auditor
There being no further business, the Chairman closed the meeting at 9.04pm