Hawkinge Parish Council Agenda 12 January 2005

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The next meeting of the Parish Council will be held o­n Wed. 12th January 2005 at

7.30 p.m. in the Village Hall


The Chairman will take questions from parishioners.   The number of speakers will be limited to five (time limit 3 minutes). 

Mr Ian Norman (Community Warden) to give a report.



1            Apologies


2          Minutes

To confirm and sign the minutes of the meeting held o­n 8th December 2004

(already circulated).


3            Declarations of Interest

Councillors should disclose personal or prejudicial interest/s in any item/s o­n this agenda.  Councillors with a personal interest must describe and give details of the interest.  Unless the personal interest amounts to a prejudicial interest, he/she may participate fully in the meeting.   A prejudicial interest is o­ne in which a member of the public, with knowledge of the relevant facts, would reasonably regard as so significant that it is likely to prejudice a Councillor’s judgement of the public interest.   Anyone with a prejudicial interest must, unless an exception applies or a dispensation has been issued, withdraw from the meeting room.

Whenever possible, and if in doubt, advice should be sought from the Clerk prior to the meeting.


4          Matters arising out of the Minutes


5          Reports – Working Groups

Community Liaison

Planning and Development

Public Rights of Way 

Finance Group



6          Other Bodies

Community Centre

Village Hall

Neighbourhood Management Partnership

The Churchill School – Board of Governors

Hawkinge Primary School – Board of Governors

KAPC, Shepway Area Committee


7          Spitfire Leisuredrome

            Hawkinge Youth & Community Sports Council - Lease

Chairman to report


8         Hawkinge Football Ground

      (a) Management of the ground – Cllr. Hodgson

      (b) The Football Project – Cllr. Trice


9            Highway Maintenance Work

            To compile a list of small-scale maintenance work needed in Hawkinge

            (letter from Kent Highways enclosed)


10          Finance

        (a) Clerk to report.

        (b) Payments

             To approve payment of the accounts presented at the meeting

              (list enclosed that includes any payments made since the last meeting)

            Any queries regarding accounts must be raised with the Clerk before the meeting.


11        Correspondence

       (a) Kent County Council: consultation conference with PCs re delivery of Kent

            Highways service from April 2005 o­n 18th February at Hollingbourne (enc.)

       (b) Environment Agency: Folkestone to Cliff End Flood  Risk and Coastal Erosion

Strategy Review SEA Scoping Report December 2004 (one copy)

       (c) Kent Design: Creating Environmental Excellence – an overview of the Kent

            Design Guide (one copy)

       (d) Letter from parishioner re allotment site and relevant legislation (extract from

             SLCC Clerk’s Manual) enclosed.


12        Plans

       (a) Y04/1324/SH Hawkinge and Elham Valley Practice: letter from the Practice

             Manager re Portakabin at the Health Centre (enc.)

       (b) Planning applications received since the last meeting (list enclosed)

            Please contact Cllr. Trice if you would like to view the plans before the meeting.  


13        Annual Parish Meeting 2005

To decide the date and venue for the Parish Meeting that must be held between

1st March and 1st June 2005.



           To resolve that because publicity would be prejudicial to the public interest by

Reason of the confidential nature of business to be transacted the public (including the Press) be excluded from the meeting pursuant to the provision of sub section 100 & 102 of the Local Government Act, 1972.


15        A copy of a letter received   from Cllr. Punnett and the Clerk’s reply is enclosed.


            Any other matters referred to the confidential section during the meeting