CORSCOMBE, HALSTOCK & DISTRICT PARISH COUNCIL

Draft Minutes for the Parish Council Annual meeting on Wednesday 5th May 2021

The Meeting was held by Zoom due to coronavirus movement restrictions. Public period for comments on issues on the agenda. None received.

Attendees: Henry Lovegrove, Deborah Childs, Debbie Rix, Grant Prior, Katharine Singleton Smith, Elizabeth Southern, David Hallett, Roger Hallett, David Clary, Mary Penfold

1. To receive apologies

Apologies were received from Don England and Nigel Clarke 2. To agree the election of Chairman

2. To agree the election of Chairman

Henry Lovegrove was proposed by Deborah Childs and seconded by Katharine Singleton Smith. Agreed 9/9

3. To agree the election of Vice Chairman

Katharine Singleton Smith was proposed by Henry Lovegrove and seconded by Debbie Rix. Agreed 9/9

4. To agree the election of the 3rd member of the Staff Working Group

Roger Hallett was proposed by Henry Lovegrove and seconded by Grant Prior. Agreed 9/9

5. To note the minutes of the Annual Meeting held on 26th May 2020 (Appendix A).

Proposed Henry Lovegrove, seconded Deborah Rix. Minutes were accepted by all councillors present Agreed 9/9

6. To note reports from representatives (Appendix B)

Corscombe Village Hall was closed part of the year due to COVID but is looking to reopen soon in-line with new government COVID guidance. They have obtained monies from Dorset Council allowing them to continue during this difficult time.

Halstock village hall was also closed part of the year due to COVID but is looking to reopen soon in-line with new government COVID guidance. They have obtained monies from Dorset Council allowing them to continue during this difficult time. There are a series of activities planned for the coming year including art events and circus shows

7. To agree representatives for 2021/22 (Appendix C)

All representatives were agreed 9/9

  • Highways – Katharine Singleton Smith
  • Financial – Henry Lovegrove
  • Dorset Car parking group – Elizabeth Southern
  • Ancient Monuments – Jeremy Hodesdon to remain as our HELO
  • Rural transport – Henry Lovegrove
  • DAPTC representative – Clerk ( Tessa Safadi)
  • Speed Watch – Tony Hill
  • Home watch and Police Liaison – Grant Prior
  • Hawkins Trust – Henry Lovegrove and Debbie Rix
  • Corscombe playground- Roger Hallett and Elizabeth Southern
  • Friends of Common Lane – Freda Hennessy
  • Rights of Way – Diana Staines and Simon Dalton and Deborah Childs
  • Planning working group – Katharine Singleton Smith, Deborah Childs and David Hallett supported by Mary Penfold

8. To consider the Council’s response to Dorset Council’s invitation to review Parish Council boundaries (Appendix D)

It was agreed by all councillors present that the Parish Council Boundaries should remain as they are. 9/9

Clerk to the Council: Tessa Safadi, Tel: 01935 891068 Email: CHparishclerk@gmail.com
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