Agenda – Annual Parish Council meeting – 12th May 2014

Blean Parish Council

Clerk: Mrs Denise Horswell

Parish Council Office, 4 School Lane, Blean, Canterbury, Kent CT2 9          JA

Tel: 01227-470200





I hereby give you notice that the Annual Meeting of the Parish Council of the above named will be held at the Village Hall, School Lane, Blean, at 7.30pm on Monday 12th May 2014


All members of the Council are hereby summoned to attend for the purpose of considering and resolving upon the business to be transacted at the Meeting as set out hereunder.


Dated this 6th May 2014                                 Denise Horswell    Clerk of the Parish Council



1.         Apologies

2.         To elect a Chairman and receive Declaration of Acceptance

3.         To elect a Vice-Chairman and receive Declaration of Acceptance

4.         Mrs Hilary Cole to sign Declaration of Office for Parish Councillor

5.         Appointment of Cllrs for: Highways; Buses and Kalc; Footpath Warden; Planning; Village Hall Representatives; Tree Warden;

Leggett Charity

6.         Changes to Register of Members Interests & Declarations of Interest in matters to be discussed

7.         Adoption of Standing Orders

8.         Matters raised by the Public

9.         Reports from Ward and County Councillors

10.       To approve Minutes of the last Meeting of 14th April 2014

11.       N.H.W. Report

12.       Village Hall Report

13.       Matters Arising including      

(1)        Public Footpaths & Rights of Way

(2)        Noticeboards (Discussion and Approval of new noticeboard – funded by EDF refund) and signs and school noticeboard

(3)        Recreation ground update – FIT Registration

(4)        Highway Issues – possible yellow lines from the flashing school sign opposite 11/13 and the existing yellow line opposite 17/19.

(5)        Parish Plan Committee update

(6)        Blooming Blean update

(7)        Hazel’s bench update

14.       Councillors’ Reports:

15.       Correspondence (as previously circulated)

16.       Planning (as previously circulated)

17.       Approval for Invoice Payments and signing of cheques

17.1 To accept and approve end of year accounts for Annual Return

17.2 To accept and approve Annual Governance Statement

18.       Any Other Business

Date of next meeting – 9th June 2014



All members of the public welcome to attend.