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Meetings of the Parish Council pre COVID-19

All full council and committee meetings are open to the press and public and details of the meetings are published in advance, on this web site and in the monthly village newsletter.   In addition, the agenda for the Finance and Policy and Planning Committees will be published in advance on this website at least 3 clear days prior to the meeting. 

Full Parish Council Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month, in the URC Church Hall, Church Road, to discuss current Parish issues and members of the public are encouraged and very welcome to attend these meetings. 

Finance and Policy Meetings are held on the last Thursday every other month (starting in January), in the Village Hall meeting room, Church Road, this Committee oversees the finances of the Parish Council, including the budget setting process, receipt and payment of monies, Council tax (precept) requirements and a review of all parish policies and procedures. 

Planning Meetings are held as and when required with in the URC Church Hall, Village Hall meeting room or main hall, they consider applications in its area, and makes representations to Mid Suffolk District Council. The Planning Committee also considers major local and regional planning issues, and planning policy matters.

Members of the public are very welcome to attend any of the meetings of the Council, but may not take part in the debate. There is a time set aside for members of the public to make any comments that they would like to bring to the attention of Councillors. Comments may be on any subject of concern to the Council, including items that are to be discussed later, or other issues entirely. The public are asked to bear in mind that legally the Council can only discuss items that have been advertised in the published agenda. Members of the public introducing new subjects may have to wait until the following month before the Council is able to debate the matter.

Meetings of the Parish Council post COVID-19

All meetings will be held using Zoom video technology in line with the changes to the regulations which came into force on 4th April. The Local Authorities & Police & Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority & Police & Crime Panel Meetings) (England & Wales) Regulations 2020.

If anyone wishes to join a meeting as a member of the public please contact the clerk who will share the meeting ID and password with you. 

Meeting dates 2021