MINUTES OF THE ALLOTMENT COMMITTEE OF CHOPPINGTON PARISH COUNCIL WEDNESDAY 20 SEPTEMBER 2023 AT THE PARISH COUNCIL OFFICES
Cllr H Allsopp
Cllr K Burn
Cllr J Foster, (Chairman)
Cllr A Hart
Cllr J Rowell
Cllr P S Vaughan
Mrs A Brindley Parish Clerk, Mr D Iley FO, and 3 members of the public
A001/23 1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Apologies were received from Cllr A Iley and Cllr L Watson (illness) and Cllr G Huntley (family commitments) The meeting agreed that these were proper reasons for absence.
A002/23 2. MEMBERS’ DECLARATION OF DISCLOSABLE PECUNIARY AND OTHER REGISTERABLE INTEREST(S).
A003/23 3. TO RECEIVE THE MINUTES OF THE 26 APRIL 2023
The meeting agreed the minutes represented a true record of the meeting, authorising they be signed as such by the Chairman and placed in the public domain.
A004/23 4. MATTERS ARISING
There were no matters arising.
A005/23 5. APPOINTMENT OF CHAIRMAN FOR 2023/24
Cllr J Foster being the sole nominee was appointed to serve as Chair for the council year 2023/24
A005/21 A006/23 6. APPOINTMENT OF VICE CHAIR FOR 2023/24
Cllr K Burn being the sole nominee was appointed to serve as Vice Chair for the council year 2023/24
A007/23 7. PUBLIC QUESTIONS
There were no non-allotment related questions from the public
A008/22 8. TENANTS OPEN FORUM
- Vacant allotment plots
Parish Clerk confirmed that there are 2 vacant plots one awaiting clearance. The calendar year moving to January to December may assist new tenants to bring allotments into cultivation earlier.
2.Vehicles blocking entrances.
Cars are parking inconsiderately in front of the entrance to the allotments and making it difficult for vehicles entering the site.
- The Parish Council to arrange signs on the gates requesting that the entrance is left clear.
The meeting closed at 19.00, at the conclusion of this item, there being no further business to be transacted.