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 Minutes of the Bulford Parish Council Meeting
Monday 10 January 2022


Present: Cllr D Morrison (Chairman), Cllr G Jenkins (Vice Chairman), Cllr S Turner, Cllr M Ibottson
In attendance: Wiltshire Cllr M Verbinnen, Lt Col N Turner
Apologies: Cllrs: S Shayler, B Alsop, T Simpkin
Absent without Apology: None
Apologies Representatives: None

Council in Informal Session

 

 

 

No members of the public in attendance

 

 

Council in Formal Session

1

Approval of the Minutes from the Bulford Parish Council Meeting of Monday 13 December 2021
The minutes were approved as a true record.

 

2.

Matters arising from the Minutes of the Bulford Parish Council Meeting held on Monday 13 December 2021

  • The Clerk reported that Item 7a of the December minutes was incorrect. The date currently recorded for the Budget Meeting is Tuesday 17th January 2022. The date will be amended to show the correct date of Tuesday 18th January 2022.

 

Parish Clerk

3.

To receive Members’ Declarations of Interest
None received

 

4.

Chairman’s report:

  • Identifying the leak to the village hall roof is ongoing.
  • A Tractor Rally will take place in the village on 13th February. A request for the use of parking at the Recreation Ground for the event was approved subject to the village hall being vacant on the day.
  • The Annual Allotment Meeting has taken place. There are currently 3 people on the waiting list for an allotment.
  • Electrical items currently being stored at the village hall need PAT testing prior to being used. The Clerk was actioned to include a review of the village hall storage facility, and status of equipment being stored, on the agenda for the meeting on 14 February 2022.

 

 

 

 

Parish Clerk

5.

Clerk’s Report on Finance and Correspondence
The Clerk reported a bank reconciliation figure of £51,336.79 and confirmed that Council is operating within budget.
Council authorised the following routine or otherwise approved payments:
Gavin Jones Ltd
Monthly Grounds Maintenance - £808.74
ElanCity-UK
Evolis Speed Indicator Device - £2,422.94
Parish Clerk’s Expenses
Mileage, broadband, telephone, Annual Microsoft 365 Subscription - £116.05
Mr A Stevens
Caretaker Cover December 2021 - £17.50
Opus Energy - £38.89
Payments Received
Village Hall Hire 00555 - £156.70 (Includes £100 refundable deposit)
Village Hall Hire 00554 - £147.20 (Includes £100 refundable deposit)
Village Hall Hire 00551 - £120.70 (Includes £100 refundable deposit)
Correspondence
The Clerk tabled the following:

  • Notice of grant funding via the Stonehenge Area Board for maintenance of footpaths, installation of gates and more. Cllr Turner undertook to attend a meeting later in the month on this matter.
  • Sharples Tree Services will survey trees on Parish Council land in February 2022.

 

6.

Village Hall Procedures and Administration

  • Issues with the electric switches and lighting at the village hall. The Clerk was actioned to include funds in the budget for a survey of the lighting.
  • Issue with the electric water heater (village hall kitchen) due to limescale build-up. The Clerk was actioned to include funds in the budget for a replacement water heater.
  • The installation of the second defibrillator is now complete.

 

Parish Clerk

 

Parish Clerk

7.

Other Agenda Items:

  1. Agenda Item 1 will be closed to members of the public and press. Council agreed to close Agenda item 1 due to no attendance of a third-party representative.

 

 

8.

Reports by Councillors having Special Responsibilities including Representation on other bodies
Parks Cemeteries and Allotments - No report currently
Highways Cllr Jenkins reported the following:
The SID is positioned on Milston Road.
The Salisbury Road resurfacing is now complete. Parked cars near the roundabout returned immediately. The survey for double yellow lines will be followed up at the February CATG.

 

 

Town & Country Planning

  1. Application Ref PL/2021/11534 – Full Planning Permission for retention of temporary hardstanding at Wing Barracks. No Objection

 

 

Parish Steward Liaison -
Cllr Turner will meet with the Parish Steward to discuss drain cleaning

 

Cllr Turner

 

Rights of Way
No report currently

 

 

Village Maintenance Contract
Council’s Annual Maintenance Contract with Gavin Jones Group ends on 31st March 2022. The Clerk was actioned to seek a new quote for the next 3 years.

 

Parish Clerk

 

Area Boards (representation on “Other Body”)
No report currently

 

 

Young People’s Recreational Facilities (Caretaker to report through the Clerk)
No report currently

 

 

Police Liaison
No report currently

 

 

Supervision of Parish Accounts
No report currently

 

DATE OF THE NEXT MEETING                                                 Date: Monday 14 February 2022
MEETING DATES MAY CHANGE DUE TO A COVID RESPONSE
N. A. Grove                                                                       Date: 20 January 2022
Clerk to the Council
Approved by Council as a true record

……………………………………………………….                                  Date………………………….
Chairman of Bulford Parish Council

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BPC Approved Budget and Precept FY 2022 _ 23v1 - Budget vs Expenditure 21_22

BULFORD PARISH COUNCIL

Minutes of the Bulford Parish Council Budget meeting held on:

 Tuesday 18th Janaury 2022

Present: Cllr D Morrison (Chairman), Cllr G Jenkins (Vice Chairman), Cllr T Simpkin, Cllr S Turner, Cllr M Ibbotson
In attendance: Parish Clerk
Apologies for absence: Cllr S Shayler


Absence without Apology: Cllrs: B Alsop,

COUNCIL IN INFORMAL SESSION

 

No members of the public attended the Meeting.

COUNCIL IN FORMAL SESSION

 

TO RECEIVE MEMBERS’ DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
None

 

 CONSIDERATION OF THE DRAFT BUDGET F/Y 2022/2023

It was Resolved to approve the Draft Budget for F/Y 2022/23 with the following changes:

 

 

 It was Resolved that the Parish Precept Requirement for F/Y 2022/23 is to be set at £52,210.98

N. A. Grove                                                           Date:  20th January 2022

Parish Clerk & RFO
(Nichola Grove)

Approved by Council as a true record

 

…………………………………………..                                                  Date………………………………
Chairman Bulford Parish Council

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