Chollerton Parish Council | AGENDA FOR ANNUAL MEETING – 29TH MAY 2018
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The Annual Meeting of Chollerton Parish Council will be held on Tuesday 29th May 2018

following the Annual Meeting of Chollerton Parish

which commences at 7.30pm at Barrasford Village Hall    

Elizabeth Atkinson

Clerk to the Parish Council




  • Apologies for Absence



  • Election of Chairman


  • Membership


To note the membership of Chollerton Parish Council

  • Election of Vice Chairman



  • Opportunity for Members of the Public present at the meeting to Raise Matters


(Questions which require a substantive answer at the meeting need to have been submitted to the Parish Clerk in writing 5 days before the meeting)


  • Declarations of Interest from Members


To receive disclosures of personal and/or prejudicial interest from Members on matters to be considered at the meeting.

  • Minutes of the Previous Meeting


To approve the minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 28th March 2018


8        Matters Arising from the above minutes not addressed elsewhere on the agenda


9       County Councillor Report

Update from County Councillor for Humshaugh Ward


  1. Items for Discussion

To discuss issues which have arisen or are causing concern within the Parish of Chollerton.

  1. Transport
  2. Highways –surface dressing
  3.                  -weed control
  4. Playing fields
  5. Maintenance
  6. Data Protection
  7. Chollerton First School


  1. Financial Matters
    1. Annual Governance Review
    2. Statement of Accounts 2017-18
    3. Internal Audit-to consider and agree any actions arising from the report of the internal auditor.
    4. To confirm the appointment of the Internal Auditor for the forthcoming year.
    5. Bank Account Signatories
    6. To confirm a minimum of four signatories for the Parish Council’s bank account.
    7. To confirm and approve the Certificate of Exemption
    8. Bank balance: to follow
    9. Accounts to be authorised and paid
  1. Parish Clerk Salary – E.Atkinson £702.00
  2. Barrasford Village Hall-Hire £65.00
  3. Parish Clerk expenses
  4. Broker Network insurance (for Came & Co): £421.38 inclusive of insurance premium tax plus Administration fee of £50.00
  5. Reimbursement to Gunnerton Playing Field Committee for wall building and £16 shortfall for insurance liability.
  6. NALC Subscription


  • Correspondence


To note items received and sent out and consider their contents as necessary


  • Planning
  • Applications for consideration:
  • Decisions issued on applications:


County Craft Homes-landscaping at Colwell Industrial Workshop-permission granted

  • Lead Member for Planning for June/July 2018:



  • Information Items


To note information items received and events attended since the last meeting.


  • Any Other Business


Business taken under this agenda item is for discussion only.


  • Date and Venue for Next Meeting


Parish Council meetings are usually held on the last Wednesday in the month

25th July 2018 (Colwell Village Hall); 26th September 2018 (Barrasford Village Hall);

28th November 2018 (St Christopher’s Church, Gunnerton)



Chollerton Parish Council

Cllr Edward Heslop (Chairman); Cllr Mrs Jen Dover (Vice Chairman); Cllr Lee Buckingham; Cllr Steven Campbell; Cllr Mrs Fiona Charlton; Cllr Mrs Maud Jupp; Cllr Dorothy Pigg;Cllr Maggie Tarbit.


Parish Clerk: Elizabeth Atkinson   2 Warkworth Cottages, Barrasford, Hexham, NE48 4AA            

                     e-mail:      Tel: 07765 388918




The Annual Parish Meeting will be held on Tuesday 29th May 2018

at 7.30pm at Barrasford Village Hall

Cllr Edward Heslop

Chairman, Chollerton Parish Council






  1. Welcome
  2. Apologies for Absence
  3.    Confirmation of Chairman for the Annual Parish meeting
  4.  Minutes of the Annual Parish meeting held on 18th May 2017

5       A representative of Northumbria water will be attending the meeting.

They will be giving more information on the work to improve and expand the Treatment work above Gunnerton


  1. Review of 2017-18
  2. Accounts for year ended 31st March 2018

          To note the Statement of Accounts 2017-18. These will be submitted to the Annual Meeting of Chollerton Parish Council for approval.

  1. Any Other Business


The meeting will be followed by the Annual Meeting of Chollerton Parish Council