This website is designed to provide you with information about your Local Parish Council. You will find documents containing minutes of meetings, as well as strategic documents and financial information.
PARISH COUNCIL ACCOUNTS
On 21st November 2020 the external auditors - PKF Littlejohn LLP - gave an unqualified audit opinion on the Annual Governance & Accountability Return for the year ended 31st March 2020. The Notice on Conclusion of Audit has been displayed on the Parish Council's Notice Board or click here to view.
PARISH COUNCIL MEETINGS
Until further notice, Parish Council meetings will be held virtually using Zoom. If you wish to observe any meeting you will need to email the Parish Clerk for joining details using the link on the Contact Us page of this website.
PARISH COUNCIL VACANCIES
There are two vacancies on the Parish Council caused by the resignations of Councillors John Driscoll and Claire Tizzard.
The Medway Council Elections Team has advised that a bye election has not been requested for either vacancy so they will be filled by co-option as soon as practicable.
At the Parish Council meeting on 11th August 2020, it was agreed that the Village Hall will not be available for hire for the time being and will only be used for Parish Council meetings (as and when required). During the closure some areas of the Village Hall (toilets, kitchen and hallway) will be redecorated.
SOCIAL DISTANCING MEASURES
To report instances of people not adhering to social distancing, etc you can email:
PLAY AREAS CLOSURE - URGENT GOVERNMENT COVID-19 NOTICE
The Government has instructed that play areas are closed for use until further notice.
As residents will be aware, the play areas in St James’ Playing Field are permanently open to the public, and there is no practical way of closing them. Hence, all residents are urged to avoid using the play areas. Notices have been placed on equipment, where possible, and on adjacent fencing.
Please observe the restrictions and do not use play equipment or play areas until further notice.
The date of the next Parish Council Meeting is 8th December 2020.