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Scheduled meetings take place approximately every six weeks at the Village Hall at 7.30 pm - open to the public. A copy of the Minutes of these meetings can be seen upon request from the Clerk, and on this website once approved.

PLEASE NOTE - Until further notice Parish Council meetings will be held online via Zoom

The next meeting is due to be held on Monday, 22nd March 2021 at 7.30pm - should anyone wish to 'attend' please notify the Clerk and an invite will be sent to you.

The Parish Clerk
Mrs Jennie Blackburn – 01449 721369 / clerk@csmpc.co.uk

 

The Parish Councillors

Cllr Sue Haynes (Chair) - 01449 722570 (Village Hall Management Committee)

Cllr Hugo Craggs (Vice-Chair) - 07815137228 (Community Infrastructure Levy (CiL) / Sustainability)

Cllr Jan Palmer - 01449 723997 (Blacksmiths Field / Play Equipment)

Cllr Paul Scully - 01449 721461 (Footpaths and Bridleways)

Cllr Roger Coton - 01449 721526 (Suffolk Association of Local Councils (SALC))

Cllr Nigel Smart - 01449 720100

Cllr Lesley Plummer - 01449 720359

Cllr Chris Emmins - 07894231165

 

The Parish Council’s responsibilities include:


Finance - The Parish Council is responsible for:-

  • the approval and monitoring of Council expenditure;
  • annually analysing future funding requirements and recommending the precept to be raised;
  • arranging insurance of parish property;
  • arranging donations and;
  • other associated activities requiring finance.

Contact: Any Parish Councillor or the Clerk, Mrs Blackburn

Planning

The Parish Council receives and considers consultation copies of all Planning Applications relating to the parish. Recommendations from the Council either in support of the application or as objections, are passed to Mid Suffolk District Council who, as Planning Authority, will make use of these comments in their determination of the application. 

Contact: Any Parish Councillor or the Clerk, Mrs Blackburn

Public Footpaths

The Parish Council oversees the maintenance of the footpaths within the Parish of Creeting St Mary.

Contact: Cllr Paul Scully

Parish Property

The Parish Council provides and maintains dog waste bins, litter bins, notice boards and benches.

Contact: Any Parish Councillor or the Clerk, Mrs Blackburn

Highways

The Parish Council oversees highways matters such as the need for road repairs and signposting. Anything that needs reporting, such as potholes, can be reported by any member of the public at https://www.suffolk.gov.uk/roads-and-transport/highway-maintenance/report-a-highways-issue/

 

The meeting dates for 2020-21 are as follows:

Monday, 22nd February 2021

Monday, 18th May 2021

Monday, 28th June 2021

Monday, 26th July 2021

Tuesday, 7th September 2021

Monday, 18th October 2021

Monday, 29th November 2021

 

Community Speedwatch Team

Would you be interested in volunteering to be a member of our newly set up Community Speedwatch Team? If you would, please contact the Parish Clerk on the details above.  Training will be provided.

Next Meeting Agenda

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