Parish Council agenda 22 October 2013

To all Members of Ellingham, Harbridge & Ibsley Parish Council who are summoned to a meeting of Ellingham, Harbridge & Ibsley Parish Council to be held in Ellingham Church Hall on Tuesday 22 October 2013 at 7.30 pm

AGENDA 1. Apologies 2. Declarations of interests 3. To confirm the minutes of the meeting on 24 September 2013 4. Chairman’s report on matters arising from 24 September 2013 (not on the agenda) 5. Public Forum 6. Finance: i. Payment of accounts ii. Financial report & half year budget report (circ.16Oct) iii. Decide award of grants for 2012/13 (circ.16Oct) 7. Parish Council matters: i. Ellingham Church Hall fixed equipment for meetings 8. Crime in the Parish: none 9. Environmental matters: i. Footpaths; ii. Ditches, culverts & overhanging vegetation; – request for works in & around stream at Highwood ford – proposed ditch improvements on Mockbeggar Lane East – Toms Lane flooding issues 10. Community matters: i. Hampshire Village Agent Coordinator Alan Edmunds-overview of scheme & volunteer vacancy, details of tasks involved ii. Forest Fit Club co-owner Oliver Hare attending to answer any questions 11. Consultation Papers (to approve responses or agree attendees as appropriate): i. NFDC local Plan Part 2-Public Consultation on Modifications; response by 15Nov’13 (circ.7Oct) ii. NPA Draft Statement of Community Involvement; response by 22Nov’13 (circ.7Oct) 12. Outside Bodies: To approve the Councillor’s circulated reports of meetings attended and to deal with any issues arising: i. New Forest Association of Local Councils (NFALC) 12Sep’13 (circ.23Sep)-Cllr Spark 13. County/District matters: i. Reports from County & District Councillors. 14. Correspondence

N Mackenzie, Clerk

Members of the public are invited to attend the Parish Council meeting as observers. There will be an opportunity during the public open forum for questions & suggestions.