BRANDON TOWN COUNCIL

Minutes of the Brandon Town Council Precept Meeting
Held on Monday 28 January 2013
In the Council Chamber, The Old School House, Market Hill, Brandon at 7.00pm.

Present: Cllr. R Silvester, Cllr. N Vant, Cllr. D Bimson, Cllr. P Ridgwell, Cllr. T Simmons,
Cllr. K Butcher, Cllr. Mrs Linda Challiss, Cllr. S Edwards, Cllr. R Crowther, Cllr. I Horner.

Also present: Mrs C Mason (Town Clerk), Cllr. B Bishop and one member of the public.
The meeting commenced at 7.00pm.

1.  APOLOGIES
Cllr. M Skinner, Cllr. G Hughes, Cllr. L Jacobs.

2.  DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST and additions to Members Register of Interests.

3.  PRECEPT FOR BRANDON 2013/2014
Precept estimates to be adjusted:
Resolution Record No. BTC/62/28/Jan/13
Proposed by Cllr. I Horner and seconded by Cllr. P Ridgwell.
NOT CARRIED: 2 for 7 against.
THAT BRANDON TOWN COUNCIL REDUCES THE PRECEPT FOR THE NEWSLETTER FROM ONE THOUSAND POUNDS TO FIVE HUNDRED POUNDS.
Resolution Record No. BTC/63/28/Jan/13
Proposed by Cllr. R Silvester and seconded by Cllr. N Vant.
CARRIED: 6 for 3 against.
THAT THE SUM OF TWO THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED POUNDS EARMARKED FOR UNSAFE HEADSTONES, BE TRANSFERRED TO THE CLOSED CEMETERY BUDGET.
The meeting was adjourned at 8.20pm and reconvened at 8.30pm.

With reference to the grant given to the Brandon Remembrance Playing Fields, an addendum to be included that a proportion of the funds are allocated for pathway repairs and maintenance.

Resolution Record No. BTC/64/28/Jan/13
Proposed by Cllr. R Crowther and seconded by Cllr. Mrs L Challiss.
CARRIED: Unanimous.
THAT THE SUM OF FIVE THOUSAND POUNDS IS AGREED FOR FUTURE EVENTS ON MARKET HILL.
Resolution Record No. BTC/65/28/Jan/13
Proposed by Cllr. N Vant and seconded by Ian Horner.
CARRIED: 8 for 1 against.
THAT AT THIS PRESENT TIME, BRANDON TOWN COUNCIL TAKES NO FURTHER ACTION WITH REGARD TO THE FOREST HEATH DISTRICT COUNCIL DISCRETIONARY GRANT.

With no further business to discuss the meeting closed at 9.25pm.












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