6 May 2014 Annual General Meeting : Minutes

Minutes of the Annual General Meeting of Avebury Parish Council held on the 6th May 2014 at the Social Centre, High Street, Avebury SN8 1RF. (Adopted in May 2015).

In these minutes APC stands for Avebury Parish Council, NT for National Trust and
WHS for World Heritage Site.

Time Start: 19:30

  1. Present: Councillors Mr Andrew Williamson, Mr Paul Dixon, Mrs Antoinette
    Kremer, Mr Keith Howell and Mrs Maggie Lewis.
  2. In attendance: Miss Liz Moore, Clerk.
  3. Apologies: Councillors Mr Mike Daniel, Dr Mike Bedford, Mr Paul
    Ryder-Morris and Wiltshire Councillor, Mrs Jemima Milton.
  4. Election of Chairman and Deputy Chairman: the Clerk took the Chair and
    asked whether Mr Williamson was prepared to stand as Chairman. He said he would and there were no other nominations. Mr Williamson was proposed as Chairman by Mrs Kremer and seconded by Mr Howell. Carried unanimously. Mr Williamson reported that he had emailed Dr Bedford before the meeting to confirm if he was prepared to stand a s Deputy Chairman. There were no other nominations and, in his absence, Dr Bedford was proposed as Deputy Chairman by Mr Howell and seconded by Mrs Lewis. Carried unanimously.
    Mr Williamson took the Chair.
  5. Minutes of AGM held on 14 May 2013 were agreed by all as a correct record.
    Proposed by Mr Dixon and seconded by Mr Howell.
  6. Declarations of Acceptance of Office: Mr Williamson signed a declaration
    of acceptance of office as Chairman after being duly elected.
  7. Appointment of members of Sub-Committees and Parish Council representatives:
    1. Planning Sub-Committee: it was unanimously agreed that all members of the
      Council remain members of the Planning Sub-Committee.
    2. Transport group: it was unanimously agreed that Dr Bedford, Mr Daniel,
      Mr Howell and Mr Williamson remain members.
    3. Flood Group: it was unanimously agreed that Mrs Lewis will be the nominated
      representative.
    4. Avebury Sacred Sites Forum: it was unanimously agreed that Mr Williamson
      remain a member together with Mrs Kremer and Mr Howell. Mrs Kremer would attend in winter and Mr Howell in the summer.
    5. Avebury WHS Steering Committees and Avebury Solstice Operational Planning
      Meeting: it was unanimously agreed that Mr Williamson remain as APCÕs
      representative. The Chairman will explore with Mrs Hilary Makins (Head Ranger
      NT) to confirm if Mrs Kremer might also be on the Avebury Solstice Operational
      Planning Meeting.
    6. Footpaths: it was unanimously agreed that Dr Bedford and Mr Howell remain
      footpath Councillors.
    7. Play area: it was unanimously agreed that Mr Dixon remain as Play Area
      Councillor.
    8. Marlborough Area Board: it was unanimously agreed that the nominated
      representative would be Mr Williamson and that other members were welcome to attend the meetings too.

    The above nominations were proposed by Mrs Lewis and seconded by Mrs Kremer.

  8. Appointment of representatives to other bodies:
    1. Social Centre trustees: it was unanimously agreed that Mrs Lewis be APCÕs
      representative and Mrs Kremer to deputise.
    2. Avebury Sports-field Association: it was unanimously agreed Mr Dixon would
      continue to represent APC.

    The above nominations were proposed by Mr Williamson and seconded by Mr Howell.

  9. Payment of annual subscriptions
    It was agreed that annual subscriptions or donations be made during 2014/15 to
    Wiltshire Association of Local Councils, Community First and to Upper Kennett News. Proposed by Mr Williamson and seconded by Mrs Lewis.

Meeting closed at 7.40pm.