EAST FARLEIGH PARISH COUNCIL
The Pump House Riverside Park, East Farleigh,
Maidstone ME16 9ND
T: 07999 414712
28th January 2021
ALL MEMBERS ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to attend the EAST FARLEIGH PARISH COUNCIL MEETING, on
Tuesday 2nd February 2021. The Meeting will commence at 7.15pm (after the Planning Committee Meeting), when it is proposed to transact the business shown on the Agenda below. All meetings are open to the press and public.
Following the Government and Prime Minister’s statement to restrict meetings and gatherings, the meeting will be conducted via video conferencing to discuss only essential matters until meetings can return to normal. All Minutes once approved will be available to the Public.
Please join meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone
Please be sure to use the MUTE if you are not speaking to avoid background noise.
Link to Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/96510357078?pwd=UzZRSmttVW9ueU9BMzV5WlN3ZTlSZz09
Meeting ID: 965 1035 7078
Before the meeting, there will be a public session to enable the people of East Farleigh to ask questions of, and make comments, regarding the Parish Council. Questions not answered at this meeting will be answered in writing to the person asking the question or may appear as an agenda item for the next meeting. Members of the Public are asked to restrict their comments and/or questions to three minutes.
7.15pm PUBLIC FORUM
This section (at the Chairman’s discretion may last up to 15mins) is not part of the formal meeting of the Council and minutes will not be produced.
COUNTY COUNCILLOR’S REPORT – if present, County Councillor Paulina Stockell will give a short report on matters affecting East Farleigh. Minutes will not be produced.
BOROUGH COUNCILLORS’ REPORTS – if present, Borough Councillors Lottie Parfitt-Reid, Emily Fermor and/or Richard Webb will give a short report on matters affecting East Farleigh. Minutes will not be produced.
POLICE REPORT – if present, the representative from Kent Police will give a report on policing matters affecting East Farleigh. Minutes will not be produced.
COMMUNITY SUPPORT WARDEN’S REPORT – if present, will report on matters affecting East Farleigh. Minutes will not be produced
226 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To receive apologies for absence and to consider whether to approve reasons given.
227 RECORDING OF PROCEEDINGS
To ask for notification of whether anyone intends to film, photograph or record any items.
228 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST AND LOBBYING
To receive any declarations of personal or prejudicial interest Members may wish to make, relating to any items on the Agenda and to report lobbying.
229 EXCLUSION OF THE PRESS AND PUBLIC
To agree any items to be dealt with after the public (including the press) have been excluded.
230 REVIEW OF PLANNING COMMITTEE
231 CALL FOR SITES
- LPR matters: Resident’s correspondence.
232 MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL MEETING held on Tuesday 12th January 2021.
232.1 To approve and sign as a correct record of the meeting.
232.2 Matters arising from the minutes NOT otherwise covered in the Agenda.
233 PARISH COUNCILLORS
233.1 To report on any events (ON-LINE seminars etc.) attended on behalf of the Council, including the Clerk.
233.2 To raise matters reported to them by parishioners – if any.
- East Farleigh School Footpath – see item 243.3 Highways Maintenance- other matters.
- Litter & fly-tipping.
233.3 Any other IMPORTANT/URGENT matters Councillors wish to raise NOT otherwise covered in the Agenda.
- Parish Council Funding of Police overtime for enforcement of speeding & width restrictions.
234 NEW COUNCILLOR CANVASSING/ELECTIONS: Update
235 ANNUAL PARISH MEETING
236.1 To ratify payments made since the last meeting.
236.2 To resolve that cheques and BACS transfers presented this month be authorised and signed.
236.3 To receive the financial statements for the period up to 24th January 2021. These represent the state of play at the end of Week 42, 2020-21
236.4 Any other financial matters:
- RBS/Rialtas software new multi-user Licence and Year End quote.
- Proposed PSS Grant 2021/2022
237 DEFIBRILLATORS; Update, if required.
238 DIFUSSION TUBES; Update, if required.
239 TRAINING; if any.
240 FLOOD PLAN; Update, if required.
241 COMMUNICATIONS WORKING PARTY
- Update on new Website.
242 VILLAGE CAR PARK/REC GROUND/PLAY AREA Vicarage Lane
242.1 Car Park; Update
- Hedge Cutting
242.2 Rec Grnd; Update
242.3 Play Area; Update
243.1 Major Projects/Maintenance/Improvement Plan:
- Monthly Reports: if any
- Village Footpaths maintenance
- Speedwatch; Update
- Highways: Other Matters
- EF Primary School footpath issue
- Speeding issues raised by Residents & reply from Highways.
244 FOOTPATHS; Update, if required.
245 OLD SCHOOL HALL (OSH); Update, if required.
246 FETE; Update, if required.
247 CORRESPONDENCE; None.
To note forthcoming absences of Councillors and Clerk.
249 DATE OF NEXT PARISH COUNCIL MEETING
Tuesday 2nd March 2021 @ 7.15pm after the Planning Committee Meeting (Venue or on-line to be advised)