May 2022 Annual Parish Council Meeting

Great Hale Parish Council

Annual Parish Council Meeting

Monday, 9th May 2022, Commencing at 6.30pm

The Parish Council Meeting will be at Hale Magna Village Hall on Monday, 9th May 2022 commencing at 6.30pm.  The business to be dealt with at the meeting is listed on the agenda.

There will be a 15 minute public forum between 6.30pm and 6.45pm where members of the public may ask questions or make short statements to the Council.


Tracy Cooke (Clerk to the Parish Council)

Dated: Friday 29th April 2022


1.         To elect chair and vice-chair and sign the declaration of acceptance of office

2.         To receive apologies and resolve to accept reasons given

3.         Notes of the meeting held on 4th April 2022

To resolve to accept the minutes of the last parish council meeting as a true and accurate record.

4.         Clerk’s Report

5.         Invitation to public for suggestions on potential projects within Great Hale

6.         To receive declarations of interest under the localism act 2011 – being any pecuniary interest in agenda items not previously recorded on members’ register of interests and any written requests for dispensation.

7.         To receive reports from any district councillors, county councillors or police in attendance

8.         Planning applications

8.1       Planning notification of decision 22/0428/HOUS

8.2       Planning notification of decision 22/0521/VARCON

9. To review and amend where necessary the councils standing orders, financial regulations and other policies

10        Financial matters

10.1     To approve the March & April 2022 bank reconciliation and spend to date

10.2     To approve accounts for payment

10.3     To consider and approve Clerk’s expenses

10.4     To review the internal auditors’ comments

10.5     To complete via vote the Annual Governance Statement 2021/22 (section 1) of the Annual Governance and Accountability Return

10.6     To approve the Accounting Statements 2021/22 (section 2) of the Annual Governance and Accountability Return and the end of year bank reconciliation

11        Highway matters for discussion and resolution

11.1     Update – Cllr Cooke

12        Orchard Green for discussion and resolution

12.1     To receive update on Orchard Green inspections

12.2     Annual playground inspection due May 2021

13        Other matters for discussion and resolution

13.1     Tidying of Churchyard

13.2     Sleaford Renewable Energy Plant Community Power Fund

13.3     Fix my Street – grass verges – Hall Road / Leas Road

13.4     Bench location – Little Hale Road / Church Street corner

13.5     Churchyard grass cutting issues

13.6     Jubilee tree in Spinney

13.7     Insurance

14.       Future agenda items

15.       Date of next meeting