Minutes of the meeting held on Tuesday 9th April 2024

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Minutes of the meeting held on Tuesday 9th April 2024 at 7.00pm at The School Room, Holy Trinity Church, Drybrook


Parish Councillors: C Blake (Acting Chairman) R Moore, D Middlemiss, M Garland, and P Weaver, Jacky Johnston, P Caton, M Jones, R Bardo;






1)             Apologies were given by Cllr Print.


2)             One member of the public asked about the Brierley Fields and questioned whether the council would resolve to take on the charity.


The member of the public was reminded that the council resolved to help the community set up a public meeting for the community to reinstate the charity.




3)             The reports from County Council and District Council were noted.


4)             No declarations of interest were given.


5)             No requests for dispensations were received.


6)             Council resolved to agree the minutes of the meeting of Drybrook Parish Council held on 19th March 2024


The following application was considered and resolved to have no objections.

        Town and Country Planning Act,1990 (As Amended) China Court, Morse Road, Drybrook, Gloucestershire. Erection of two storey side extension.


The council were notified of the planning applications passed since the previous meeting.



7)             The council resolved to postpone the advertisement of the position until the May meeting.


8)             The council resolved to put no candidate forward for the GAPTC executive Board.


9)                The following updates were received;


A grit bin had been placed on the road junction but had then disappeared. the clerk will investigate with the highways authority.



10)             The Clerk report was noted.


11)             The council resolved to accept the quote for the Road safety posters and agreed that the amount of


12)             The council resolved to agree the formation of a parks and recreation committee to oversee the works that are required.


18)         To receive the accounts/finance reports


a)     The council resolved to approve the following payments;


b)    Payments made since last meeting.


Payee Details Method Amount Power Budget
Big Box, Little Box Rent for storage unit SO () £130.00 LGA 1972 s111 Repairs/Maint/Misc
April Seabrook Salary BACS


£457.10 LGA 1972 s112(2) Staff Costs
EE Mobile phone DD £26.40 LG(FP)A 1963 s5 Repairs/Maint/Misc
TOTAL £613.50


d)    Payments to be agreed at meeting.


Payee Details Method Amont Power Budget
PATA Wages preparation BACS £594.00 LGA 1972 s112(2) Staff Costs
Charlotte Matthews Locum services BACS 500.00 LGA 1972 s112(2) Office Costs
Eon Electricity


D.D £213.65 LGA 1972 s111 Toilets
HMRC Staff Costs BACS £114.40 LGA 1972 s112(2) Staff Costs
PATA Staff Costs BACS £31.05 LGA 1972 s112(2) Staff Costs
Complete Landscapes Grass cutting BACS £460.00 LG(FP)A 1963 s5 Repairs/Maint/Misc


Membership fees BACS £391.11 LGA 1972 s112(2) Subs
Complete Landscapes Service costs BACS £960.00 LG(FP)A 1963 s5 Repairs/Maint/Misc
Total £3264.21



e)     It was noted that there had been no petty cash spent and that this remained the same

f)     The council resolved to agree the bank reconciliation.

g)    The council resolved that the monthly checks had been carried out and the forms were signed by Councillor





Date of next Full Council Meeting: 14th May 2024 at 7pm.