Minutes from the May 2016 meetings of the Eaton Bray Parish Council.
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Eaton Bray Parish Council

Minutes of 9th May 2016

Below is a summary of the minutes of the Eaton Bray Parish Council Meeting of 9th May 2016.

A full version can be downloaded in Adobe Acrobat format (PDF):

PDF: Adobe Acrobat Format Download Full Minutes for Annual Parish meeting of 9th May 2016

PDF: Adobe Acrobat Format Download Full Minutes for Annual Parish Council meeting of 9th May 2016

Annual Parish Meeting:
Summary of Minutes - 9th May 2016

Projects Completed

  • The Rye Pavillion has been demolished and the area landscaped accordingly.
  • School Lane Recreation Ground - play area equipment repair.


The Parish Council are actively recruiting new members - project ongoing. If you would like to get involved in trying to slow down traffic in the village and are concerned about road safety please contact the Parish Clerk expressing your interest.

Neighbourhood Plan

The Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group regularly meet to go through specific items/processes. The Council are looking for additional volunteers to support the Steering Group and the implementation of a Neighbourhood Plan for the parish.

Any Other Projects For The Coming Year

  • Summer event - village market.
  • Skate Park - professional artists/university art project.

Accounts For Year Ending 31 March 2016

The Clerk, as RFO, reported that parish council year end accounts have been completed, ready for approval at the Annual Meeting of Eaton Bray Parish Council on 9th May 2016. The final accounts were signed off by the Internal Auditor on the 5th May 2016, once approved by the Parish Council the accounts will be forwarded to the external auditors for 27th June 2016.

Annual Parish Council Meeting:
Summary of Minutes - 9th May 2016

Election Of Chairman

Cllr. Tomkins was elected as Chairman of the Parish Council.

Vacany - Parish Councillor

There is a vacancy for Parish Councillor on Eaton Bray Parish Council. If you are interested in joining the council please email the Parish Clerk or visit our website for more details.

Central Beds Council (CBC) - Councillor Ken Janes

Website: www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk - Customer Services: 0300 300 8302 / Email: [email protected]

Bedfordshire Police

Please remember if you need to contact the Police: Non-emergency call 101 / All emergencies 999

Standing Orders/Financial Regulations/Risk Assessment

The Parish Council adopted the Standing Orders, Financial Regulations and Risk Assessment for 2o16.

Accounts For Year Ending 31st March 2016

The Clerk distributed details of the accounts for the Annual Return. It was agreed to approve the annual accounts, the Chairman signed the accounts on behalf of the Parish Council.

Next Council Meetings

  • Monday 6th June 2016, from 7.30pm, in the Coffee Tavern (1st floor).
  • Monday 4th July 2016, from 7.30pm, in the Coffee Tavern (1st floor).

The Parish Clerk can be contacted using the details shown on the Eaton Bray Parish Council home page.