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Those present

 

Chairman:  Cllr K S Paul.

 

Councillors:  Cllr F Churchill, Cllr G Craig, Cllr M Rashid, Cllr J Wilson.

 

Officer:  Mrs K Woods.

 

1.  Apologies.

Apologies were received from Cllr D Cornock and Cllr H Hendry.

 

2.  Minutes of the Previous Full Council Meeting.

It was RESOLVED: That the Minutes of the Full Council Meeting held on Monday 19th March 2018 be approved as a true and correct record.

 

3.  Matters Arising.

a.)  Minute number 5.a.)  Derek Binder.

Members were informed that the playing field had been cleared of litter.

 

b.)  Minute number 6.j.) Smith’s Wood Medical Centre.

Members were informed that no reply regarding the disabled parking bays had been received to date.  Members asked the Clerk to contact Anthony Watson again.

 

c.)  Minute number 8.b.) M.A.P.A.

Members were informed that an financial assistance request form had been received which will be presented to the next Finance and General Purposes Committee meeting.

 

4.  Public Participation.

There were no members of the public present.

 

5.  Correspondence.

a.)  Solihull MBC - Re: Invitation for Chairman to attend Investiture of the Mayor, Tuesday 15th May 2018 at 6.45pm in the Council Chamber of the Civic Suite.

It was RESOLVED: That Cllr K S Paul attend on behalf of the Parish Council.

 

b,)  Christina Lal - Re: Request for further reduction in charges.

It was RESOLVED: That the Parish Council make no further reductions, to be reviewed in six months time.

 

c.)  Sue Watson (Unity Trust Solihull) - Re: Leaflets: Level 1 Customer Service Training Course; Create Your Winning CV; Parenting Young People (plus Referral Form).

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

 

d.)  Solihull MBC - Re: Planning Application for 167 Auckland Drive - Single storey extension to front and rear.

It was RESOLVED: That the Parish Council have no objections to the above application subject to the views of local residents.

 

e.)  Colebridge Solihull Sustain - Re: Colebridge Alert - 20/04/2018.

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

 

f.)  Solihull MBC - Re: Solihull Council Jobs.

It was RESOLVED: That this item be placed on the notice board.

 

g.)  Solihull MBC - Re: Town Centre Approach - Issue 6.

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

 

h.)  West Midlands Police - Re: Neighbourhood Alerts: iTunes voucher fraud in Solihull; Information request; Courier and telephone scam in operation; Fraudulent cryptocurrency investments and face endorsements; FIFA World Cup 2018 ticket alert; Theft of perfume.

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

 

6.  Reports From Outside Bodies.

There were no reports submitted.

 

7.  Minutes of the Finance and General Purposes Committee

It was RESOLVED: That the Minutes of the Finance and General Purposes Committee meeting held on Monday 9th April 2018 be received and the recommendations contained therein be adopted.

 

8.  Members Requests at the Chairman’s Discretion.

a.)  Funeral of Cllr Arthur Harper.

Cllr Craig informed members that he attended the funeral of former Mayor of Solihull, Arthur Harper.  He added that after a conversation with Cllr D Cornock, he had asked the Clerk to purchase flowers to send on behalf of the Parish Council. 

It was RESOLVED: That the Parish Council ratify this decision.

 

9.  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 14th May 2018 at 4.15pm.

Annual Parish Meeting: Monday 21st May 2018 at 4.15pm.

Annual General Meeting: Monday 21st May 2018 at 4.15pm.

 

10.  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.