Agenda 3 November 2015

HATFIELD AND DISTRICT GROUP PARISH COUNCIL
Councillors are duly summoned to attend a meeting of Hatfield and District Group Parish Council, to be held on 3 November, 2015 at 7pm at Pudleston Village Hall, for the purpose of transacting the following business.
AGENDA
1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE.
2. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST AND WRITTEN APPLICATIONS FOR DISPENSATIONS by Parish Councillors.
3. TO APPROVE MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING
4 OPEN SESSION [10 Minutes] – with local residents present at meeting 4.1 Ward members report
5. FINANCE 5.1 Invoices and payments
5.2 Financial risks report from Finance Working Group. In line with the new financial regulations ,the group make recommendations to the full Parish Council.
a. Risk assessment for the next financial year: Pensions, Electronic banking, Clerks absence and sickness cover, School Transport, HMRC PAYE software. b. Budget monitoring and banking reconciliation. c. Clerks yearly appraisal. d. Position of internal auditor. e. Precept budget setting.
6. TO CONSIDER PLANNING MATTERS
6.1 To note – planning application received.
6.2 To note – planning applications approved.
7. HIGHWAYS
7.1 Report on parish walk
8. CLERK’S REPORT AND UPDATE – Update on Neighbourhood Plan, to note items of interest, and correspondence.
9. TRANSPARENCY CODE AND WEBSITE
9.1 Councillor Thomas reports feedback on recent training
9.2 Progress report on website and grant funding
10. LENGTHSMAN SCHEME
11. TO CONSIDER MATTERS RAISED BY MEMBERS AS AGENDA ITEMS FOR NEXT MEETING [NO DISCUSSION]
12. DATE OF NEXT MEETING: 5 January, 2016