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Those present

 

Chairman:  Cllr G Craig.

 

Councillors:  Cllr F Churchill, Cllr J Wilson.

 

Officer:  Mrs K Woods.

 

In Attendance:  Theo Thompson (Nourish Social)

 

1.  Theo Thompson

Theo introduced himself to the Parish Council and stated that he was the founder of Nourish Social which is a person to person digital agency that focuses on storytelling across multi platforms, in the way people actually wan to receive them.  They use insight gained through micro-content to build creative strategies and campaigns that drive actual business results.

 

Theo informed members that he had assisted the Big Local with their social media, and was actively assisting Balsall Common Parish Council.

 

Theo informed members that through Nourish Social, he would be able to help the Parish Council increase awareness of the gym, encourage new gym membership and also help recruit new Parish Council members.  He added that he could also help set up a more professional webpage for the Parish Council and the gym.

 

Members were impressed with Theo’s presentation, but felt that they could not agree to sign up for any assistance without the remaining members being present.  They asked Theo to forward some information to the Clerk and she would circulate to the Parish Council.  Members thanked Theo for attending the meeting and he left at 4.45pm.

 

2.  Apologies.

Apologies were received and accepted from Cllr D Cornock, Cllr Ms P Hartland, Cllr H Hendry and Cllr M Rashid.

 

3.  Minutes of the Previous Full Council Meeting.

It was RESOLVED: That the Minutes of the Full Council Meeting held on Monday 18th December 2017 be approved as a true and correct record.

 

4.  Matters Arising.

There were no matters arising from the previous meeting.

 

5.  Public Participation.

There were no members of the public present.

 

6.  Correspondence.

a.)  Anthony Watson (Solihull MBC) - Re: Smith’s Wood Primary Academy.

It was RESOLVED: That this item be received and noted.

 

b.)  Jackie O’Brien (CAB) - Re: Universal Credit Event 31st January 2018 - 1.00pm to 3.00pm at Junction 100 Chapelhouse Road, B37 5HA.

It was RESOLVED: That this item be received and noted.

 

c.)  Brian Brown (SAC) - Re: Meeting Thursday 25th January 2018 -7.30pm at Parish Hall, Elmdon Road, Marston Green, B37 7BA.

It was RESOLVED: That this item be received and noted.

 

d.)  Sue Watson (Unity Trust) - Re: Knit and Knatter each Wednesday 9-11am - Community Hub, Coleshill Heath School, B37 7PY.

It was RESOLVED: That this item be received and noted.

 

e.)  Joseph Bright (Solihull MBC) - Re: HS2 Implementation Advisory Group - 25th January 2018 at 6.00pm, Civic Suite, Solihull Council.

It was RESOLVED: That this item be received and noted.

 

f.)  Raymond Holden (Theatre Diner) - Re: Seminar Neighbourhood and Urban Renewal in post-Brexit Britain.

It was RESOLVED: That this item be received and noted.

 

g.)  Jayne Turner (WM Police) - Re: Solihull Independent Advisory Group Recruitment.

It was RESOLVED: That this item be received and noted.

 

h.)  Louise Beddoe (Solihull-Sustain) - Re: Announcement that she will be leaving Sustain at the end of January 2018.

It was RESOLVED: That this item be received and noted.

 

i.)  Emma Tinsley-Evans (Solihull MBC) - Re: Policy & Spatial Planning PSP.

It was RESOLVED: That this item be received and noted.

 

j.)  West Midlands Police - Re: Neighbourhood Alerts: Solihull Officers Hold a Recovered Property Open Day; Improve Your Internet Security for Free; Damage to Vehicles; Quadbikes; Good News; Off Road Bikes; New PCSO on the Team; Please don’t buy Hair Clippers from this Person; Steering Lock Discount Offer; School Bus Incident.

It was RESOLVED: That these items be received and noted.

 

7.  Reports From Outside Bodies.

There were no reports received.

 

8.  Minutes of the Finance and General Purposes Committee

It was RECOMMENDED: That the Minutes of the Finance and General Purposes Committee meeting held on Monday 8th January 2018 be received and the recommendations contained therein be adopted.

 

9.  Members Requests at the Chairman’s Discretion.

There were no requests submitted.

 

10.  Dates of the Next Meeting

It was RESOLVED: That the dates for the next meetings are as follows:

Finance and General Purposes Committee Meeting: Monday 5th February 2018 at 4.15pm.

Full Council Meeting: Monday 19th February 2018 at 4.15pm.

 

11.  Exclusion of Public and Press.

It was RESOLVED: That in accordance with Schedule 12a of the Local Government Act 1972, the public and press be excluded from the following Agenda item: Private Section of Minutes.