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Annual Parish Meeting held on Monday 22nd May 2017.

Those present:

 

Chairman:  Cllr J Wilson.

 

Councillors:  Cllr F Churchill, Cllr D Cornock, Cllr G Craig, Cllr Ms P Hartland, Cllr M Rashid.

 

Officer:  Mrs K Woods

 

1.  Apologies

Apologies were received and accepted from Cllr H Hendry and Cllr K S Paul.

 

2.  Minutes of the Previous Annual Parish Meeting

It was RESOLVED: That the Minutes of the Thirtieth Annual Parish Meeting held on Monday 23rd May 2016 be approved as a true and correct record.

 

3.  Report of Attendance of Councillors

It was RESOLVED: That the following Report of Councillors Attendance be approved as a true and correct record.

Councillor                 

F Churchill  -  Summoned  - 23; Attended  -  12; Percentage  -  52 %

D Cornock  -  Summoned  -  23; Attended  -  18; Percentage  -  78 %

G Craig  -  Summoned  -  23; Attended  -  16; Percentage  -  70 %

Ms P Hartland  -  Summoned  -  23;   Attended  -  20; Percentage  -  87 %

H Hendry  -  Summoned  -  23; Attended  -  20; Percentage  -  87 %

A Jacques  -  Summoned   -  23; Attended  -  2; Percentage  -  9 % 

Mrs K Jacques  -  Summoned  -  23; Attended  -  3; Percentage  -  13 %     

Mrs J Lloyd  -  Summoned  -  10; Attended  -  1; Percentage  -  10 %

K S Paul  -  Summoned  -  23; Attended  -  17; Percentage  -  74 %

M Rashid  -  Summoned  -  23; Attended  -  13; Percentage  -  56 %

J Wilson  -  Summoned  -  23; Attended  -  18; Percentage  -  78 %     

 

4.  Report from the Chairman of the Finance and General Purposes Committee

Cllr D Cornock stated that the Parish Council have continued to support the local community, providing free school milk to the over 5's at local primary schools; providing financial assistance to local community groups.  He added that the Parish Council has had another successful year, with continued attendance of customers at the Community Gym. He stated that there had been a development in regards to the gym, that discussions were ongoing into the possible relocation of the gym to Elmwood Place.  He added that the Parish Council are currently awaiting revised plans from the Solihull MBC architect as it is unclear if there is sufficient room for the gym and offices.  With this in mind, the Shared User Agreement is on hold.

 

Cllr Cornock stated that the Parish Council had held another successful Fun Day in July 2016 and thanked Mrs Karen Woods and Miss Jerina Parker for all their hard work in organising the event, and hopes that this year’s event will be even better.

 

5.  Chairman’s Address

Cllr J Wilson thanked the Parish Council for the opportunity to represent them as Chairman.  He stated that he has had an enjoyable year attending various functions, including Fordbridge Town Council’s Chairman’s Charity Event and the Investiture of the Mayor of Solihull.

 

6.  Public Participation

There were no members of the public present.