Minutes of the Annual Parish Meeting
held on Thursday 10th May 2018
in The New Bridge Community Centre, Bridge Sollars
PRESENT: Councillor John Macklin (Chairman), Councillor Sue Hubbard (Vice-chairman) Cllr. Neil Newton; Cllr Rosemary Morgan; Cllr Serena Crump; Cllr. Muriel Holmes; Cllr S Keefe; Cllr Sharon Knights; Cllr Lesley Handscomb.
PRESENT: Mrs Lesley Hay (Parish Clerk); Two members of the public present
Chairman welcomed those present to the Annual Parish Meeting
Apologies for absence: Ward Cllr S Williams; Cllr Lewis Goldwater
Approval of Minutes
The minutes of the Annual Parish Meeting held on 11th May 2017 were accepted as a true record and it was proposed, seconded and unanimously agreed they should be adopted and signed by the Chairman.
Chairman’s Report 2017-2018 – please see attached
Guest speaker – Mr Paul Norris – Locality Steward
The Chairman introduced Locality Steward Paul Norris. Mr Norris explained that his main career had been as a Police Officer prior to ‘retiring’ and later becoming a Locality Steward on behalf of Balfour Beatty. Mr Norris gave a short presentation on his work as a Locality Steward and then invited those present to a question and answer session. Mr Norris dealt with questions on a vast variety of subjects before being thanked, by the Chairman, for a very informative presentation on the vast and varied duties undertaken by a Locality Steward.
Open Discussion – no questions were raised during the open session.
Chairman closed the meeting at 8.00p.m.