Parish Council procedure – 15th October 2018.
If you are attending a meeting of the parish council intending to speak, there are one or two things to note.
- You have to register with the clerk before the meeting starts.
- You can only speak about items that are on the agenda.
- You are limited to a maximum of three minutes.
- It is NOT a ‘public meeting’. It IS a ‘meeting open to the public’. They are totally different things
- Once you have spoken, and the meeting has been reconvened, you are NOT able to participate.
The Notice of the Neighbourhood Panning Referendum for the electoral area in the parish of Hilperton is issued. 27th September 2018.
The notice identifies the referendum question and details the poll date and voting information.
Download the Notice of Referendum.
The audit of accounts for Hilperton Parish Council for the year ended 31st March, 2018, has been concluded, The Announcement Document dated 26th September 2018 may be downloaded here.
The Hilperton Neighbourhood Development Plan referendum is to be held on 1st November 2018.
Documents relating to the Referendum have been released. Links to these are available in the full news article. These are the Hilperton Neighbourhood Development Plan Information Statement and the Statutory Information Statement.
The referendum on the plan will be held on the 1st November. Hard copies of the plan are at Hilperton School, Marsh Road Store, and the Lion & Fiddle.
Everything is also available on-line, simply click on NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN in the menu bar at the head of this page.
At its February meeting, the parish council co-opted a new councillor to fill the casual vacancy.
Congratulations to Danny Swift from Hilperton Marsh and many thanks to everyone else who expressed an interest in the vacancy.
At its February meeting, the parish council intends to co-opt a new councillor to fill the casual vacancy which occurred when Cllr. Jameson moved out of the area.
Anyone interested is requested to contact the clerk, or any member of the council, for further information.
The parish council would particularly like to hear from residents of the Hilperton Marsh or Paxcroft Mead areas of the parish as these areas are currently under-represented on the PC.
At its meeting last night, the parish council agreed not to increase its precept for the 2018/19 financial year. This is the third successive year when the council has not made an increase.
Hilperton has a new PCSO from 11th January – Melissa GLOVER.
She will be covering the Trowbridge ET16 Rural Beat, which includes Hilperton and the other villages around Trowbridge.