Hawkinge Parish Council agenda 8 March 2006

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The next meeting of the Parish Council will be held o­n Wed. 8th March 2006 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).  


1            Apologies

2            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.
3          Minutes

To confirm and sign the minutes of the meeting held o­n 8th February 2006 (already circulated).
4          Matters arising out of the Minutes
5          Reports

      (a) Community Liaison
           (i) Cllr. Brisley to report 
           (ii) Harry the Giant – Cllr Trice
      (b) Planning and Development
      (c) Public Rights of Way  
      (d) Finance Group
6          Other Bodies

       (a) Neighbourhood Management Partnership
Draft Report Hawkinge Feasibility Study “Connecting Hawkinge� (enc.)
Youth Feasibility Study recommendations (enc)
“Actions for a Better Hawkinge 2006-07� (copies available at the meeting)
       (b) Community Centre
       (c) Village Hall
7            Representation o­n Hawkinge Community Safety Forum

Chairman to report.
8          Hawkinge Football Ground

      (a) The Football Project – Cllr. Trice
      (b) Management of the ground – Cllr. Hodgson
9          Multi-Sport Complex – Land at Cricketers Close

Cllr. Trice to report o­n a meeting with Mr Len Mayatt, Cultural & Leisure Services Manager, SDC, about provision for youth activities in Hawkinge.
10        Finance
(a) Clerk to report
       (b) Kent Association of Parish Councils
             An invitation to join from 1st April 2006 (enc.)
       (c) Payments
            To approve payment of the accounts presented at the meeting (list enc.)
Any queries regarding accounts must be raised with the Clerk before the meeting.
11       Village Hall Car Park

      (a) To receive an independent Inspection and Report written by the Health & Safety
            Manager, Explorer Associates Ltd. (min. 245)
      (b) To decide what action needs to be taken in response to the recommendations
            contained in the report.
12        Correspondence

      (a) Ashford Borough Council: Local Development Framework – Statement of
Community Involvement (40 pages) and Pre-submission Statement (letter enc.)
      (b) Parish/Town Council representatives met o­n 8th February in Hythe Town Hall
and agreed that SDC be requested to allocate the 2nd Homes Money due to SDC to a special fund to be called the ‘Community Chest’.   Councils will be able to draw down funds from the ‘Community Chest’ for special projects and for projects that could attract matched funding.    An allocation method has to be formulated.
(‘e’ mail from Chairman of Hythe Town Council)
13       Plans

           List of applications received since the last meeting enclosed.   
Please contact Cllr. Trice if you would like to view the plans before the meeting. 
14        Date of Annual Parish Meeting

It was provisionally decided to hold the Parish Meeting in April (7 clear days notice is required).

           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.
16        Copy of a letter from Cllr. Punnett addressed to the Chairman enclosed.
17       Any matters referred to the confidential section during the meeting.