Pencombe Group Parish Council

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Council Meetings now shown live on ZOOM
For the benefit of residents unable to attend the meeting in person there will be a live ZOOM feed of the meeting as it happens.  If you wish to join the ZOOM meeting the details you will need are as follows-
Meeting ID 858 1432 1121;  Passcode 387449.  To use these details go to zoom.us and on the landing page you will find “Join a meeting”. Click on this and you will be asked for the meeting ID and passcode.  You should then be able to join the meeting. (NB The actual meeting of the Councillors still has to be held face-to-face)

Cllr John Barrett has decided to resign from the Parish Council after more than 30 years as a Councillor.  We thank John for this wonderful service to our community and wish him and Celia all the best for the future.  An extra ordinary Council meeting will be held on 21 December 2021 to accept his resignation and declare a vacancy.  The details are here

A vacancy has now been declared within the parish of Pencombe with Grendon Warren and the vacancy notice from Herefordshire Council has been posted on both the Pencombe and Little Cowarne notice boards.  You can see the vacancy notice and find out the next steps in recruiting a new Councillor – Vacancy notice Cllr JR Barrett

NDP -WHAT HAPPENS NEXT

The next meeting scheduled for the NDP is to be held on Tuesday 11 January 2022 at 7 pm in the Parish Hall.  This decision has been made following consultation with residents, where sufficient numbers said they would attend and follow COVID precautions.

The aim of this meeting will be for residents to work in small groups to develop the Vision and Objectives of the NDP.  It will be a facilitated workshop where support and guidance will be provided to help residents reach their conclusions about how they would like to see the Parishes develop.  It should last about 90 minutes.

The COVID precautions are-

  1.  Every attendee needs to declare that on the day of the meeting they have carried out a lateral flow test and it was negative.  If a resident wishes to attend but for whatever reason has been unable to carry out a test then the Hall has a stock of tests and which enables the resident to test before entering.
  2. Masks will be worn during the meeting and social distancing observed.

The Parish Council looks forward to welcoming everyone who can come along and thanks them for attending in these quite difficult circumstances

Dates for Parish Council meetings

Parish Council meetings are held monthly except for December when there is no meeting.  All meetings are held on 4th Tuesday of every month (except December) and start at 7.30pm except for the Annual Meeting in May which starts at 7.00pm.

The current dates set for 2021/22 meetings are as follows-

22nd June 2021
27th July 2021
24th August 2021
28th September 2021
26th October 2021
23rd November 2021
25th January 2022
22nd February 2022
22nd March 2022
26th April 2022
24th May 2022 (the Annual Meeting)

All meetings except the Annual Meeting start at 7.30pm and last about 1.5 to 2 hours.  The Annual Meeting will start at 7.00pm with the annual Parish meetings for the Parishes of Pencombe (with Grendon Warren) and Little Cowarne.  When this meeting is finished the annual meeting of the Group Parish Council will start.

Most COVID restrictions have now been lifted with effect from 19th July 2021.  Council meetings will now be held face to face in the Parish Hall. 

The papers for the meetings are all available in advance on this website under “Council Business” then “Papers for Meetings”



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