Council Business

A Meeting of Orcop Parish Council

On Wednesday 20th September 2017

At Orcop Village Hall


  1. Apologies for absence
  2. To receive declarations of interest and consider dispensation requests on agenda items
  3. To agree and sign the minutes of The Parish Council meeting 19/07/2017 4 To agree and sign the minutes of Extra Ordinary PC Meeting 26/07/2017
  4. To agree and sign the minutes of Extra Ordinary PC Meeting 30/08/2017
  5. Open Session

5.1To receive views of local residents on parish matters (10minutes)

5.2 Ward Cllr report


6.1To consider work to be carried out by the lengthsman during October &



7.1To receive a footpaths report from the Parish Footpaths Officer

7.2To consider work required on the footpaths

7.3To consider purchasing footpaths maps to go in parish council noticeboards

  8.Road Defects/ Highways issues

8.1To consider road defects/ highways issues to be reported to Balfour Beatty


9.1 to consider commenting on application:173416 Burhope Farm Orcop


9.2Description: Installation of one additional wood pole support in the

existing 11kv overhead line to allow for replacement by underground cable

9.3To note planning applications approved/ refused by Herefordshire Council

since last meeting

 10.Neighbourhood Plan

10.1To receive a report on NDP

10.2 To consider commenting on Herefordshire Council scoping documents

10.3To consider draft leaflet & printing costs of leaflet for distributing in the


10.4 To consider purchasing parish Maps

10.5 To consider form of distribution for the leaflet in the parish


11.1To note Bank Balance

11.2To consider invoices for payment

Clerk reimbursement of postage £13.66

Clerks mileage £51.13

DC Gardening Service invoices 159/1718 £80.00+VAT & 203/2017£80.00+VAT

A4 Office Products Ltd invoice £26.88+VAT

11.3To consider quotes for parish council noticeboards

11.4 To consider grant application from Orcop Parochial Church Council for

upkeep of the church yard

11.5 To consider a request from Hereford Localities age uk for a donation towards

their service provision to communities

 12.Pension Regulator    

12.1 To note completion of declaration of compliance


All correspondence received has been sent to Cllrs in their agenda packs or emailed as appropriate

13.1 To note invitation received to The Chairman & Pariah Clerk from The High Sheriff of Herefordshire – The Reverend Lady Lisvane to a conference on tackling loneliness on 14/10/2017 9am – 12.30 pm

13.2 To note invitation received from North Herefordshire Conservative Association – A networking coffee morning

14.Matters raised for consideration for placing on the next meeting’s agenda (no discussion)

15.To note date of next scheduled Parish council meeting – Wednesday 2017 7.30pm at Orcop Village Hall


To pass a resolution to exclude the public and press due to a confidential  

   employment matter



16.1Clerk’s annual review





(Mrs) Kath Greenow AILCM                                                    Dated       13/09/2017


Parish Clerk

Orcop Parish Council