Chairman's Report 03/04
7 Jan 03
4 Mar 03 Annual Parish meeting
6 May 03 AGM
1 Jul 03
2 Sep 03
4 Nov 03
Thanks and introductions
Thanks to members of the Parish council for their attendance at council meetings and work outside of the meetings.
I would like to thank the Mike Moody, who is taking his last meeting for Gaydon Parish council today. Mike has been parish clerk to Gaydon for seven years. A period which has seen unprecedented legal and He has over the last seven years and to wish him a happy and healthy retirement.
I am pleased to welcome Mike's replacement, Corinne who will take up her post as our Parish clerk following this meeting.
May I also thank District and County Councillors for their attendance at our meetings and the valuable advice that they have been able to give to us.
For those here who are uncertain as to who is who on the council I would like to introduce them and say briefly what they do.
Mrs Louse Giblin District Councillor
Mr Clive Higgs District Councillor
Mr David Booth County Councillor
Mr Mike Moody Parish clerk
Mr Francis Liddington cemetery
Mr Jonathan Crowe play area and vice-chair
Mrs Sara Fisher lights and litter
Mrs Bernard Price footpaths
Mr John Rickman chairman
Mrs Mary Fox archives (honorarium)
Notable Planning Applications
R White enforcement notice appeal (motorwar sign) - dismissed
Ragleth Cottage extensions
Now in the office, working but showing signs of age. We need to consider a replacement.
Surgery in Parish Office
10-11am every Saturday morning with councillors taking turns. Hope to see the clerk from time to time.
The precept this year is £6500 an increase of 4 percent over last year. This includes provision for a grant to the Village Hall for its renovation project, some capital expenditure in the play area and the Parish Office.
Tree on village green unexpected expense in 2003.
No flooding this year. New and larger pipe down the Banbury Road - part of the roundabout deal - not really tested yet.
Freedom of Information. Gaydon PC adopted model publication scheme for local councils (core classes only)
Councillors' Areas of Responsibility
I will ask the individual councillors to speak on the areas they each is responsible for.
CEMETERY - Francis
PLAY AREA - Jon Crowe
FOOTPATHS - Paul Barnett
LITTER, LIGHTS, parish furniture - Mary Fox
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