WEXHAM COURT PARISH COUNCIL
MINUTES of the SPECIAL MEETING of the COUNCIL held on Friday, the
APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE:
Councillors Raja Fayyaz, Peter Gerstmann, Shabana Zeib (unwell)
Councillors Robert Aldridge, Carl Egan, Munawar Hussain.
Officers: Dianne Egan (Clerk), Tina Kellett (Finance Clerk)
1. APPROVAL OF APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
RESOLVED: That apologies for absence offered in respect of this meeting be approved.
2. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
Councillors Malik and Sohal declared an interest in relation to their roles as Borough Councillors.
3. CONSIDERATION OF DISPENSATION APPLICATIONS RELATING TO THE CODE OF CONDUCT
No applications were submitted.
4. PUBLIC QUESTION TIME
No members of the public were present.
5. REQUEST FOR ACCOUNTS FROM MR PETER EDWARDS
Following consideration, it was agreed UNANIMOUSLY “that the requested accounts be provided” Proposed by Councillor Patrick Donachy and Seconded by Councillor Trevor Allen.
6. (Additional item inserted by Chairman) LEASE FOR LAND NORTH OF NORWAY DRIVE
Councillor Harjit Singh Gahir presented the document rescinding the lease to members present. it was agreed UNANIMOUSLY “ that it be be circulated to all members by e mail and the original then signed by the delegated councillors as previously agreed” 30th April 2013 (305). Proposed by Councillor. Sandra Malik and seconded by Councillor Trevor Allen.
7. (previously 6.) USE OF HALL BY PARISH COUNCILLORS FOR SURGERIES
It was agreed “that the Parish Hall be made available to Parish Councillors for the holding of surgeries, no additional costs for caretaking would be incurred”. Proposed by Councillor Paul Sohal and seconded by Councillor Trevor Allen.
8. (previously 7) ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CHARITY FUNDRAISING EVENT
This was to be discussed further at the next meeting for a decision at the September meeting. The feeling of all present was that costs should be limited to food and suggestions for venues were requested. In 2012 £500 had been expended but this should be substantially lower in 2013.
1 . A Councillor presented a written complaint in respect of a member of staff and then left the meeting room whilst it was discussed.
It was agreed that advice would be sought and that both Standing Orders and the Code of Conduct would be consulted.
A full investigation would need to be held in accordance with procedures.
The Councillor returned to the meeting room after discussion.
The Meeting closed at 21.45 hours
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