Public recess   –   to receive questions and comments from the public on Council related matters.  Members of the public are allowed to address the Chairman for 3 minutes.  No decisions will be taken at this meeting. Discussion will only take place when a subject raised is within an agenda item.  Maximum 10 minutes 

1.    List attendances and vote on approval of apologies for absence (Absences without apologies to be noted separately)

2.    To vote on co-option of 4 candidates for Parish Cllr. (if any candidates are in attendance).

3.    Vote on any declarations of interests – and vote on any dispensations requested.

4.    Approval of minutes – Full Council meeting 11th March 2024.

5.    Action Points from last meeting.

6. Community safety, including Police report.

7.   Ward Cllr reports.

8.   Discussion and vote if required on any matter relating to the Transition of Services from Swindon Borough Council to Chiseldon PC.

9.   Discussion and vote on suspending Standing Orders to allow Cllr Whitehead to temporarily belong to no council committees due to personal circumstances. (Standing Orders state all Cllrs must belong to at least 1 committee). Time frame before further review to be voted on.

10.FINANCE. To approve the H&S costs of £125 plus £9.95 postage for a new keypad for the defibrillator cabinet from Heartsafe, for the pavilion to make the device operational again.  Clerk ordered with approved delegated powers.

11.FINANCE. To approve the expenditure of £680 plus fuel costs for the EGPA committee to upgrade the battery capacity of the 2 solar lamp posts at Strouds Hill. (Approved at March EGPA meeting)

12. Approval of policies:

  • New policy – Menopause in the workplace.
  • New policy – Council’s investment strategy.

13. PLANNING. Discussion & vote on any additional planning applications received from Swindon Borough Council where a time extension is not approved to hear the item at the next planning meeting.  Published on the council’s Facebook page and on the councils website.

14. COMMITTEE REPORTS: Brief reports only please due to time constraints.

Finance – Review only of March 2024 finance figures-loaded onto MS Teams in “Teams/Chiseldon Parish Council/Files”  April 24 finance figures to date loaded into MS Teams for information. March and April figures to be approved in May due to time constraints.

  • Finance report – Cllr Rogers
  • EGPA report from Cllr Rogers
  • Planning, Highways and Transport report – Cllr Jefferies
  • Risk Assessment report from Clerk. See additional information
  • Correspondence feedback for Cllrs – if available, loaded onto MS Teams.

15.  Items for next agenda. (Cannot be discussed and/or voted on at this meeting)