Agenda

Parish Council Forum
Monday, 15th July, 2019 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Catmose, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6HP

Contact: Kit Silcock 

Items
No. Item

1.

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE COUNCIL

2.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

3.

NOTES OF THE LAST MEETING

To confirm the Notes of the Parish Council Forum held on 4 March 2019.

4.

MATTERS ARISING FROM THE LAST MEETING

To discuss any matters arising from the Parish Council Forum held on 4 March 2019.

5.

"TALKBACK"

To receive updates from parish representatives on organisations they represent which might be of interest to other members of the Forum.

6.

PARISH COUNCIL WORKING GROUP VACANCIES

To consider nominations for membership on the Parish Council Working Group.

 

The Parish Council Working Group currently has the following vacancies:

 

·         Parish/Town Council Vacancies: 3

·         Parish Meeting Vacancies: 2

 

If your Parish wishes to put forward a nomination for one member of your Parish to join the Parish Council Working Group, please forward the nomination to governance@rutland.gov.uk.

7.

LOCAL FULL FIBRE NETWORK PROJECT

Libby Kingsley, Digital Rutland Project Manager at RCC, to provide an update to the Forum on the Digital Rutland Local Full Fibre Networks Project which will deliver full fibre (1GB capable) connectivity to public sector buildings (defining the statutory meaning of “public sector buildings”) in Rutland and stimulate additional commercial full fibre coverage to nearby residential and business premises. Also to provide an update on the enhanced Gigabit Voucher Scheme for rural communities announced in May 2019.

8.

COMMUNITY SAFETY

Hugh Crouch, Community Safety Manager at RCC, to speak to the Forum regarding the Community Safety Team at RCC, detailing the scope of the service the team provides and providing further information regarding PREVENT, County Lines, and the main issues of Community Safety within Rutland.

9.

RUTLAND NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH

To receive a presentation from Adrian Gombault regarding recent developments in Neighbourhood Watches across the county and to initiate a discussion about how the Neighbourhood Watches and the Parish Councils can and should work together in the future.

10.

ST GEORGE'S BARRACKS AND LOCAL PLAN UPDATE

To receive an update regarding St George’s Barracks and the Local Plan from Councillor Oliver Hemsley and Councillor Gordon Brown.

11.

PARISH BRIEFING PAPER

To receive the Parish Briefing Paper on issues currently affecting Rutland.

 

A small number of copies will be available at the meeting. The Parish Briefing Paper will be circulated to all Parishes along with the minutes.

 

Parish Clerks and Representatives are asked to display the document on parish notice boards.

12.

ANY OTHER BUSINESS

To consider any other items of business which parish representatives may wish to raise.

13.

DATES OF FUTURE MEETINGS

Parish Council Forum

 

21 October 2019

13 January 2020

23 March 2020

 

Parish Council Working Group

 

18 September 2019

11 December 2019

19 February 2020

 

Potential agenda items for the Parish Council Forum should be sent to the Governance Team at governance@rutland.gov.uk. Once received they will be considered by the Parish Council Working Group.