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Those present

 

Chairman:     Cllr Ms P Hartland.

 

Councillors:   Cllr G Craig, Cllr H Hendry, Cllr K S Paul, Cllr M Rashid, Cllr J Wilson.

 

Officer:           Mrs K Woods.


1.  Apologies.

Apologies were received and accepted from Cllr D Cornock.

 

2.  Minutes of the Annual General Meeting.

It was RESOLVED: That the Minutes of the Annual General Meeting held on Monday 22nd May 2017 be approved as a true and correct record.

 

3.  Matters Arising.

a.)  Minute number 6.) Other Representatives - Citizens Advice Bureau.

Cllr Rashid informed members that he had not received any invitations from CAB to attend any meetings.  The Clerk informed members that she had received a telephone call from CAB stating that they no longer require a representative from the Parish Council.

It was RESOLVED: That the Clerk ask for copies of the minutes of their meetings and for a copy of their constitution.

 

b.)  Minute number 10.b.) Fun Day Leaflets.

Cllr Craig asked if the leaflets had been distributed yet.  The Clerk informed members that the leaflets would be distributed by Royal Mail on Monday 3rd July 2017 and that some posters and banners had been distributed to local shops, schools and other Parish/Town Councils.

 

4.  Public Participation.

There were no members of the public present.

 

5.  Correspondence.

a.)  Fordbridge Town Council - Re: Casual Vacancies.

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

 

b.)  UKCTeam (Solihull MBC) - Re: Invitation to UK Central Summer Stakeholder Forum - Thursday 6th July 2017 with refreshments from 3.30pm at the ARUP campus on Blythe Valley Park.

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

 

c.)  Solihull-Sustain - Re: Sustain Alert - 16/06/2017.

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

 

d.)  Solihull Partnership (Solihull MBC) - Re: Solihull Civic Honours 2017 - Nominate an unsung hero.

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

 

e.)  Solihull MBC - Re: Stay Connected - North Solihull News.

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

 

f.)  Solihull MBC - Re: Press Releases: Reminder: Nominations open for the Civic Honours Awards; Lyndon Residents Association proudly presents a Picnic in the Park; Last chance to Switch ‘n’ Save.

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 5th June 2017 be received and the recommendations contained therein be adopted.

 

a.)  Minute number 4.c.) Cllr Jean Hamilton.

Members were informed that no reply had been received to date.

 

b.)  Minute number 4.e.) National Express - Changes to bus routes East Birmingham and North Solihull.

Members were informed that no complaints had been received by the Clerk to date.

 

c.)  Minute number 4.g.) Solihull MBC - Civic Service.

Members were informed that Cllr Ms Hartland had attended the Civic Service on Sunday 11th June 2017.

 

8.  Members Requests at the Chairman’s Discretion.

a.)  Cladding on High Rise Flats.

Cllr Craig stated that, in the wake of the high rise flat fire in London, he was concerned about the cladding that had been installed on the high rise flats.  Cllr Ms Hartland stated that Solihull Community Housing had put some information regarding this on their webpage and that the cladding is reported to be safe and not the same that was used on the London high rise flats.

 

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 3rd July 2017 at 7.00pm.

Full Council Meeting: Monday 17th July 2017 at 7.00pm.

 

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.