Members of the public and press are invited to attend, the meeting of Great Addington Parish Council to be held in the Memorial Hall on 12th
January 2022 at 7.45pm to transact the following business
Mrs Dawn Cummins (Clerk/RFO to the Council)
Tel: 07599 032350
22/305 To receive and accept apologies for absence. (Reason for absence to be advised)
22/306 Approval of Minutes. To approve the Minutes of the Council Meeting held on 8th
December 2021 as a correct record
i) Review action log
22/307 Declaration of interest by any Councillor who has a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest or
other interest in any of the following agenda items.
22/308 To receive information requests/comments from members of the public in
accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Standing orders.
22/309 To resolve to exclude members of the public from the meeting when agenda items
containing confidential information are transacted.
22/310 Minor Items:
a) To receive reports from NNC representatives
b) To receive and note applications and decisions notified by NNC Planning Services
c) To receive and note correspondence/reports/publications from other organisations
a) To review the budget 2021/2022
b) To set the precept for 2022/2023
c) To receive and approve the monthly financial statements and bank reconciliation.
d) To approve payments in accordance with relevant legislation.
The Council will approve the monthly schedule of payments once confirmation has been
received that the proposed transactions have been budgeted accurately.
(i) Payment to Lloyds Bank (Dec 2021) for purchase of Christmas decorations – PAY
000215 – £35.48 (local Government Act 1972, s215)
(ii) Payment to JME Ground Services Ltd for December 2021 For delivery and
removal of Christmas Tree. (8276). PAY000216 – £156.00 inclusive of 20% VAT
(Local Government Act 1972, s 215).
(iii) Payment to EON for street lighting energy – PAY 000217 – £77.68 inclusive of
5% VAT (Parish Councils Act 1957, s3)
(iv) Payment to Unity Trust Bank plc for service charges (September 2021 –
December 2021) PAY 000218 – £18.00 (Local Government Act 1972, s111)
(v) Grant to the Addington Playing Field Association (APFA) – PAY000219 –
£1000.00 (Local Government Miscellaneous Provisions Act 1976 s 19)
(vi) Payment to NCALC – New Councillor Training (1741)– PAY 000220 – £44.00
(local Government Act 1972, s143)
(vii) Payment of the Clerk’s reimbursement of expenses for prizes for the best
Christmas decorations – PAY 000221 – £10.49 (Local Government Act 1972,
22/312 To note the latest details of this Council’s Action Plan; receive and note reports
prepared by Champions of projects:
(i) Traffic calming measures. Cllr Fischelis
Update on activity since the last meeting
(ii) Neighbourhood plan. Cllr Scott
(iii) Footpath Improvement. Cllr D Barclay
Update on any activity since the last meeting.
(iv) Village enhancement.
Progress on Scheme of Works – Cllr Scott – additional quotes
Arthurs Seat – Cllr Fischelis
a) Defibrillator –The clerk
b) Neighbourhood Watch – Cllr Barclay – update
c) Review of Churchyard grass cutting contract – The clerk
d) Queens Platinum Jubilee celebrations – All
(i) Green Canopy
(ii) Joint events with Little Addington
e) Supporting Vulnerable People in our Community – Cllr Scott
f) To approve the Council’s copy for the February 2022 issue of Saints Alive! and the
22/314 To receive meeting/training reports from Councillors (where not otherwise specified
on the agenda)
Building an effective Council Communications Strategy – 13th January 2022
Data protection for Clerks and Officers – 14th January 2022
Finance for Councillors – 19th January 2022
Year end accounts and audit – 25th January/ 26th January/ 2022
Freedom of Information essentials for Councillors – 25th January 2022
Data protection for Councillors – 25th January 2022
An introduction to VAT – 27th January 2022
Social Media Skills for Councillors – 27th January 2022
22/315 To engage with the Northants CALC Asset Mapping Project (AMP) and to appoint an
AMP Working Group comprising the Clerk and 2 Councillors.
22/316 To confirm any additional business to be included on the agenda of the next meeting
22/317 To confirm the list of action items from this meeting
22/318 To confirm the date and time of the next meeting of the Council which is scheduled
for Wednesday 9th February 2022 at 7.45p