Present:

Cllr G Jones (Chairman)
Cllr I Moran
Cllr S Tudor
Cllr C Hurst
Cllr S Hall
Cllr D Norman
Cllr E Philpott
Cllr V O’Dunne

In attendance: Mrs K St Leger (Clerk)

1 Apologies Cllrs Westwood, Fisher and Macmillan sent their apologies, it was resolved to accept these.

2 Declarations of Interest There were no declarations of interest

3 Written applications for dispensations under the Localism Act 2011 There were no written applications for dispensation

4 Minutes of the Sole Trustee meeting of 6 November 2018 It was resolved to accept these as a true record.

5 Matters arising from the meeting of 6 November 2018 and not otherwise on the agenda

6 October financial update

Opening Balance £23441.89
Income £2,953.00 – this figure is higher than average as the consultancy work undertaken for the grant and has kindly been returned to the Village Hall.
Expenditure £885.70
Closing Balance £24,151.71 – this includes the element back for the grant
The balance of the grant funding will need to be returned.
It was believed there was a surplus or around £1000 per month.

7 The projector and screen have been installed, these need to be added to the Insurance Policy, Clerk to arrange.

8 Tree maintenance works update

The tree surgeon is still awaiting notification from the Electricity Company to turn the power off.

9 Questions from Councillors for inclusion on next month’s agenda

Village Fate / show will take place in July 2019, which is a big expense. Although there is a certain amount of funds, they will require funds to pay for the marquee. Add to the Parish Council Agenda.

Date of next meeting

The Sole Trustee Meeting will be held on 8 January 2019, Barlaston Village Hall