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PRESENT: Cllrs Archer, Ashdown, Gray, Oliver, Standage, Wright, Williams
Staff: Jo Wills, Liz Folley
Also attended: D/Cllr White

Minutes of the Meeting of the FULL COUNCIL held via Zoom on Monday 3rd August 2020

1. Apologies for absence: Cllr. Flint, Edwards, Minter, Ridgley, Young
2. Declarations of Interest: None

3. Public Question Time: 1 member of the public was present.
Fiona Mantle reported on the Ambulance Service now allowing the Community First Responders back on call.
With the defib discussion it was reported that St Andrews Church has now agreed to fit a unit on the Church wall – funding to be sourced. A2 Dominion has fitted a unit inside their new estate on Mill Lane.

4. County Councillor and District Council Reports
District Councillor Lynn Lloyd and Ian White report on website and in file.
County Councillor Jeanette Matelot report not yet received.

5. Minutes of the last meeting: 6th July 2020.
Proposed to approve the minutes by Cllr Archer. Seconded by Cllr Gray. All in favour.

6. Minutes of Committees: The following minutes were noted:
a) Planning Committee held on 13th July 2020
b) Finance and General Purposes Committee held on 20th July 2020
c) Amenities Committee held on 27th July 2020
d) HR held on 1st July 2020

7. Administration
7.1 Defibrillator – Cllr Ashdown proposed that £4,710 is used from the Community Safety Budget to purchase and install 3 new defibrillator units which will be located at OKL, Hempton Fields Nursing Home and Middleway. Proposal that council commits £1,500 in the annual budget from April 2021 to cover for future maintenance and replacement batteries. Seconded by Cllr Archer. All in favour.

8. Policies – None

9. Communications – To receive communications as the Clerk may wish to present.
9.1 Covid-19 and Parish response to crisis – update was given from The Clerk
• Update on working schedule – lone working still continues.
• Update on planned office re-opening – If Gov advice allows it will open in September.
• Zoom meetings will continue for the foreseeable future.

Chairman ________________________________________________ Dated _________________

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