Minutes Extraordinary Meeting 18th September 2012


Held at the School on Tuesday, 18th September 2012. Starting at 7.30pm

Present: Bert Collins(BC), Lynn Reed Vice-Chairman(LR), Sharyn Robinson(SR), Mary Smith(MS).

Members of the Public: None.

In attendance:
Karen King – Clerk

3101: Apologies for Absence:
Brian Ambrose – conflicting commitments
Margaret Chadwick (chairman) – away
Sue Romero – conflicting commitments
Ian Woodroffe – conflicting commitments

3102: Members’ Declaration of Interest for Items on the Agenda:

3103: Parish Council Insurance Renewal – consideration of quotes received.
Three quotes were invited:
• S-Tech confirmed that they could not provide a competitive quote.
• Came & Co submitted a quote in the sum of £825.93 (1 year option) or £784.63 (3 year option).
• Suffolk ACRE submitted a quote in the sum of £1,513.53 (I year option), £1,437.86 (3 year option) & £1,362.18 (5 year option).
Following consideration of the above it was agreed to accept the insurance premium from Came & Co on a one year option. Proposed: Mary Smith. Seconded: Sharyn Robinson. All agreed.

3104: Consideration of Planning Application for The Bungalow, Abbey Lane – demolition of existing bungalow and construction of replacement dwelling and garage. Ref: 12/00764/FUL.
Letter received from ECDC Planning confirming withdrawal of application.

3105: Clerk’s Reports:
Noticeboard outside Free Church: BC said he would remove the noticeboard as requested.

3106: Finances including Approval of Payment of Outstanding Accounts:
a) Pavilion Charity – subvention £ 150-00
b) Broker Network Ltd – insurance premium £ 825-93
Total: £975-93

3107: Parish Councillors’ Reports
Car Scheme Questionnaire: SR organised copies of the questionnaire for circulation with the Beacon.

3108: Dates of Next Meetings:
2nd October
6th November
20th November (Precept Meeting)
4th December