November 2022 Agenda

Harmston Parish Council

You are required to attend a Meeting of the Council,

on Tuesday 15th November 2022, 7.30pm – 9.30pm

to be held at The Memorial Hall, Harmston

(Any Government restrictions in place at this time will need to be adhered to)


1 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE and acceptance of reasons given

2 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST under the Localism Act 2011 Members of the Parish Council are required to declare any personal or prejudicial interests they may have in any matter which is to be considered at this meeting. In addition, any private or personal non-pecuniary interest in a matter to be considered at this meeting should also be declared (unless it is insignificant or one which is shared with other members of the public generally as a Council Tax payer or an inhabitant of the area).

3 OPEN FORUM (15 minutes) Members of the Public may ask questions or give a short statement to the Council

4 REPORTS TO THE REPRESENTATIVES To receive reports from the following: a) Local Police (PC 1293 Matt Roberts) shared via email b) County Councillor c) District Councillors (Emailed)

5 CO-OPT To consider applicants and take a vote to co-opt any suitable candidates

6 VICE CHAIR Elect a Vice Chairman of HPC

7 TO APPROVE THE NOTES OF THE LAST MEETING held on 4th October 2022 and the Chairman to sign the official minutes

8 STAFFING COMMITTEE a) Cllr Wallace to resign from this committee (it is not good practice for the Chairman to be on this committee), and seek new members b) Meeting to be arranged and Clerks annual review carried out

9 CLERKS REPORT To consider the clerks report (emailed)


a) To consider the Financial Overview for 2022-2023 to date (emailed)

b) VAT Report

c) To consider the Financial Report for November 2022

d) Monies to be paid

e) Identify a third bank signatory (currently Cllr Wallace and Cllr Norman)

f) Update on progress towards being able to use Internet Banking from RFO

g) Update on E-On Electricity costs for village street lighting from RFO (what is the new rate per KWh and will we remain on budget for this FY)

h) 2023/2024 Budget Overview from RFO and proposed way forward (review current year, what will the balance be at the end of this FY)

11 PLANNING APPLICATIONS The following planning applications need to be noted:

a. TREE WORKS i. None


i. 22/1516/PNAGR Formation of livestock watering pond at Harmston Hall

ii. 22/1366/HOUS Proposed extension to existing garage The Bungalow High Street Harmston


a. Discuss and agree any feedback to be made on the consultation by HPC, if any Background: The airspace change will enable the operation of a large Remotely Piloted Air System (RPAS), Protector RG Mk1, from its main operating base when it comes into service at RAF Waddington. In addition, owing to the scheduled closure of their current operating base at RAF Scampton, there is also a requirement for the RAF Aerobatic Team (RAFAT) to access airspace over RAF Waddington to conduct flying display activity. The Airspace Change Proposal (ACP) combines the requirements for both activities into one.


a. Tree Installation (check lights and Power)

i. Request that our Christmas Event of 3.12.22 is added to your diaries please, as it requires a team of people on the night to ensure it runs smoothly and safely.

b. Decide if we will continue with the Nominate a Neighbor


a. Clerk to show 1 of the 6 new 30mph signs provided FOC by LRSP

b. Members to decide if they should be displayed and location of each, or not

15 MATTERS TO BE RAISED AT NEXT MEETING To consider matters to be raised at the next meeting.

16 DATE OF NEXT MEETING Next Parish Council Meeting: Tuesday 24th January 2023, to be held at The Memorial Hall, Harmston (unless restrictions alter)