Parish Council Minutes

MINUTES OF MPC MEETING HELD IN THE VILLAGE HALL ON FRIDAY 25TH JANUARY 2013

Present: Councillors: J Costin (Chairman), J Fell, P Hill, R Spooncer, and A Gdaniec (Clerk)

Matters Arising:

None.

New Business:

Roadworks to lay telecommunications cables through Marholm began without Peterborough City Council informing Marholm residents. We are told the new cable will not benefit Marholm Broadband users.

Parish Precept 2013/14:

MPC had been notified by the Town Hall that this year’s Precept for Marholm has been reduced by 32%. This means the Town Hall contribution for Marholm’s 121 adults will be £2.06 per head totalling £249.26.

The deficit will be discussed by MP Councillors at the next meeting

Correspondence:

A letter from Marholm Village Hall Trust and Committee informing us that the hire of the Village Hall for Marholm Parish Council meetings will be charged at £10 per hour  The Chairman will reply asking for the Village Hall Committee to reconsider and reverse this petty decision.

Financial Statement:

There have been no financial transactions since the last meeting therefore the Bank Statements remain unchanged.

Any Other Business:

MPC would welcome additional volunteers to type the Minutes of Meetings and correspondence.

Bereavement:

Marholm former Land Army Girl, Edna Winterton, died recently. The Clerk sent MPC’s condolences to the family.

Date of Next Meeting:

There being no other business the Chairman closed the meeting at 19.10 and the date for the next meeting was set for 5th April 2013 at 6pm in the Village Hall.