WESTWOOD PARISH COUNCIL - NOTICE OF MEETING
Notice is hereby given that the next meeting of the Westwood Parish Council will be held in the Parish Room on Monday 2 March 2015 at 7.30pm.
1. Welcome and Introductions.
The Chairman to welcome those present.
2. Declaration of Interests.
Members to declare any interests.
To receive apologies for non-attendance.
4. Minutes of the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting held on 2 February 2015.
To agree, and sign, the minutes of the meeting as an accurate record.
The Meeting will adjourn for members of the public present to raise any points of interest on any matter.
6. Neighbourhood Policing Team (NPT).
a. To invite the NPT to report on any matters of concern.
b. To advise the NPT of any matter that needs to be brought to its attention.
7. Neighbourhood Plan.
The Council is to review the progress of the Neighbourhood Plan and to agree any necessary action.
8. Westwood Road Safety and Highways Matters.
To receive reports on Road Safety, Highway Matters and Community Speed Watch and to agree any necessary action.
9. Sub-Committees - Sub-Committee Reports.
a. To agree the comments to be sent to Wiltshire Council in respect of the following planning application:
54 Bobbin Lane
Conversion of garage and store into living accommodation
b. To agree the comments to be sent to Wiltshire Council in respect of planning applications received after 23 February 2015.
c. To review/note any other planning matters.
New Planning Applications are available for public inspection immediately prior to the Parish Council meeting.
a. To receive a report from the Clerk on the current financial position.
b. To decide which tender to accept in respect of the Open Space Maintenance contract.
c. To agree the payments to be made.
a. To receive a report from the Environmental sub-Committee on any key issues and to agree any necessary action.
b. To review the NPSG Survey responses and assigned responsibilities and to agree further actions.
a. To receive a report from the Open Spaces sub-Committee on current key issues and to agree any necessary action.
b. To note the action taken to replace the ‘missing’ bollard at Westwood Park.
c. To note the inspection/maintenance reports for the Play Equipment (February) and to agree any necessary action.
d. To decide whether to install a tarmac path to the Play Area.
e. To note the date for a private function on the Playing Field (PC Permission previously given).
f. To note any other related matters and to decide the action to be taken.
a. To receive a report on the Footpath sub-Committee Rights of Way Survey results (February) and to agree any necessary action.
b. To decide the action, if any, to improve Path 30 (Avoncliff to Freshford) within Westwood Parish.
To receive a report from the Cemetery sub-Committee on current key issues and to agree any necessary action.
10. Bradford on Avon Area Board/Community Area Transport Group/Valley Parishes Alliance.
To note any matters relevant to Westwood that were raised at those recent meetings – not already reported – and/or that need to be presented at the forthcoming meetings.
11. Emergency Planning.
To agree any necessary action.
12. Date of Parish Council Meeting.
a. To note the date of the next Ordinary Parish Council Meeting – Tuesday 7 April 2015 at 7.30pm.
b. To note the dates for the Annual Parish Meeting and the Annual and Ordinary Parish Council meetings in May thus:
· Annual Parish Meeting: Wednesday 6 May 2015.
· Annual and Ordinary Parish Council meetings: Tuesday 5 May 2014.
13. Any Other Business.
Exchange of views on matters not requiring a decision.
Clerk to Westwood Parish Council
23 February 2015
NOTE. Members are reminded that the Council has a general duty to consider the following matters in the exercise of any of its functions: Equal Opportunities (race, gender, sexual orientation, marital status and any disability), Crime and Disorder, Health and Safety and Human Rights.