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2020/05/28
Minutes of the Annual Meeting of the Parish Council

THE ANNUAL MEETING OF CHEDZOY PARISH COUNCIL HELD ON MONDAY 25th MAY 2020 AT 7.30 PM BY TELEPHONE CONFERENCE CALL.

1. APOLOGIES: Cllr. John Paige.

PRESENT:  Cllrs. Marion Dethier, Brian Gale, Nick Griffiths, Simon Howes (Chairman), Patricia Lennard and Rodney Young.
 
In Attendance: The Clerk (Chris Fry).

2. Quorum Confirmed as present (a quorum is 3 councillors).

3.  Election of Chairman Simon Howes stood down and was replaced by the Clerk who took the chair and asked for nominations for Chairman for the coming municipal year. Simon Howes was proposed by Marion Dethier and seconded by Brian Gale. All in favour. No other nominations.

Simon will now complete the Declaration of Acceptance of Office.

4. Election of Vice-Chairman Nominations were invited. Marion Dethier was proposed by Pat Lennard and seconded by Nick Griffiths. All in favour. No other nominations.  No Declaration required.

5. Election of Footpaths Officer Mark Smith has indicated his desire to stand down after many years of service in this position. Ian Medland has been approached and has agreed to stand. He was proposed by Marion Dethier and seconded by Brian Gale. All in favour. No other nominations.

6. Election of Parish Pothole Liaison Officer Mark Smith has indicated his desire to stand down after many years in this position. He has suggested that that there is no need for the position to be filled, as potholes can easily and more speedily be reported by any member of the public via the SCC website (there is a link on the Parish Council website).

7.  Election of Webmaster Mark Smith has indicated his desire to stand down after many years of service in this position.  Cllr. John Paige has been approached and has agreed to stand, so long as he is supported by a sub-committee of (say) two other councillors to work with him to develop the website to make it more user friendly.  John Paige was proposed by Marion Dethier and seconded by Nick Griffiths. .All in favour. No other nominations.
Both Marion Dethier and Nick Griffiths agreed to serve on the sub-committee. All in favour.

8. Election of two Parish Councillors as representatives in the Village Hall Management Committee. Marion Dethier and Pat Lennard indicated their willingness to continue. Marion was proposed by Brian Gale and seconded by Rodney Young and Pat was proposed by Marion Dethier and seconded by Brian Gale. All in favour. No other nominations.

 There being no other business the Chairman declared the meeting closed at 7.43 pm.





 









                            










 





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