Eaton Bray Parish Council
Below is a summary of the minutes of the Eaton Bray Parish Council Meeting of 5th March 2007.
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Summary of Minutes - Monday 5th March 2007
The minutes of the Parish Council Meeting of the 5th. February 2007 were signed.
The Annual Return for the year ended 31st March 2006 has been returned from the external auditor. Copies will be displayed on the parish noticeboards.
The crime figures for February are: 1 house burglary, 2 theft of a motor vehicle, 3 theft from a motor vehicle, 3 criminal damage.
The Clerk has been in contact with the suppliers and will be claiming the grant from the Campaign to Protect Rural England.
A new draft of the regulations will be prepared for the next meeting.
Review of Financial Regulations
The following amendments were both agreed unanimously by the council.
Item 5.3: Cheques drawn on the bank account in accordance with the schedule referred to in paragraph 5.2 or in accordance with paragraph 6.4, shall be signed by three members of the Council.
To be changed to read:
Cheques drawn on the bank account in accordance with the schedule referred to in paragraph 5.2 or in accordance with paragraph 6.4, shall be signed by the Responsible Finance Officer (RFO) and two members of the Council.
Item 5.4: To indicate agreement of the details shown on the cheque or order for payment with the counterfoil and the invoice or similar documentation, the signatories shall each also initial the cheque counterfoil.
This item to be deleted.
Review of Risk Assessment
The Clerk will complete the review and advise the Councillors before the next meeting.
2007 Carnival Stall
Cllr Crace suggested that the Council uses this opportunity to compile an email address list of local residents, that could be used to advertise the Parish Council Meeting Agendas more effectively and encourage participation in the Parish Council Meetings through the Public Open Forum.
It was agreed to try this for a trial period of six months.
Membership of the Campaign to Protect Rural England
The Chairman proposed that the Council becomes a member of the CPRE.
2nd. Cllr Brand. Unanimous. The Clerk will complete the application.
Next Council Meeting
Monday 2nd April 2007, 7.30pm, in the Coffee Tavern.