36th Annual General Meeting of Redlingfield Village Meeting at Horham & Athelington Community Centre 8pm on Wednesday 15th May 2013 (Ref: 05/13)
1 Apologies for absence: Linda Hudson, Chris Gibbons & Manday Miller.
2 Reports from guests*: Elizabeth Gibson-Harries (Mid Suffolk councillor) & PCSO Steven Long (Mid-Suffolk North Safer Neighbourhood Team).
3 Minutes of last meeting: Accepted.
4 Matters arising: Janet Norman-Philips reported on concerns over the A140 Brome junction.
5 Chairman’s report: Mike Ager reported that it was a quiet year and on the difficulties of raising money.
6 Treasurer’s report*: Jeanette Brierley reported that finances were tight.
- Accepted and minuted Accounts and Governance (Ref 05/13a).
- Adopted 2013 Financial Risk Assessment and Management Actions document (Ref 05/13b).
- Accepted 2013 Assessment of the Effectiveness of Internal Audit report (Ref 05/13c)
7 Village committee membership: Committee of Andrew Abbott, Graham Abbott, Katie Abbott, Mike Ager, Jeanette Brierley, Susan Chapman, Allan Chapman, Chris Gibbons, Linda Hudson, Pat Kelly, Russell Kerry, Jacqueline Love, Manday Miller, Janet Norman-Philips and Tony Freitas re-elected .
8 Election of officers:
8.1 Treasurer: Jeanette Brierley re-elected.
8.2 Secretary: Janet Norman-Philips elected
8.3 Chairman: Mike Ager elected.
9 Neighbourhood Watch: Apologies for absence from Chris Gibbons – nothing to report.
10 Report from Redlingfield Village Amenities (Doorstep Green)*: Janet reported that there was currently no prospect of extending the Doorstep Green.
11 Parish plan/localism agenda: Janet reported on changes to parish plans and agreed it might be a good idea to publish the results we have already. Any further consultation exercise could be very expensive.
12 Any other business: The new Rector’s appointment was announced.
Meeting closed 9pm.
*Full reports are held by the secretary – Janet Norman-Philips.