December 2023 Agenda


Great Hale Parish Council

Parish Council Meeting


Monday,  4th December 2023, Commencing at 7.00pm


The Parish Council Meeting will be at Hale Magna Village Hall on Monday, 4th December 2023 commencing at 7.00pm.  The business to be dealt with at the meeting is listed on the agenda.


There will be a 15 minute public forum between 7.00pm and 7.15pm where members of the public may ask questions or make short statements to the Council.



Tracy Cooke (Clerk to the Parish Council)

Dated: Tuesday 28th November 2023




  1.  Chairman’s remarks


(2)  To receive apologies and resolve to accept reasons given



(3) Notes of the meeting held Monday 6th November 2023

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


(4) Clerk’s report


  1. Correspondence with Anglian Water & Parishioner
  2. Financial Regulations and Standing Orders on website
  3. Policing priorities form sent
  4. ‘Lunch’ booked for Litter Pickers – Fri 8th Dec
  5. Bench costs researched
  6. Ordered and collected Remembrance wreath
  7. Assisted with putting up the solar panels
  8. Renewed mobile phone contract
  9. Sent holding email to Church wall contractor
  10. Tree costs researched



(5)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.



(6) To receive reports from any district councillors, county councillors or police in attendance



(7) Planning applications


(7.1)   Planning Application Reference:


No applications submitted and no correspondence received regarding planning



(8) Financial matters


(8.1) To approve the November bank reconciliation and spend to date









(8.2)   To approve accounts for payment



(9) Highway matters for discussion and resolution

(9.1)   Speed sign update – pole and solar

(9.2)   Leas Road

(9.3)   East Heckington accidents

(9.4)   Highways – further issues




(10) Orchard Green for discussion and resolution

(10.1) To receive update on Orchard Green inspections



(11) Other matters for discussion and resolution

(11.1) Grass cutting

(11.2) Draft budget

(11.3) Beacon Fen Energy consultation – Feb meeting

(11.4) Anglian Water


(12)    Closed session 


To resolve to go into closed session in accordance with the Public Bodies (admission to meetings) Act 1960 due to the confidential nature of the business to be discussed in relation to HR and pay matters.



(13)  Future agenda items



(13)  Date of next meeting

        Monday 8th January at 7pm