Council Business

Parish Councillors are summoned to attend a Parish Council Meeting to be held on

Wednesday 20th July 2022 which will begin at 19.00hrs. The meeting will be held in the Orcop Parish Hall:



  1. To receive apologies for absence.


  1. To receive declarations of interest & consider written requests for dispensation.


  1. To consider the minutes of the previous meetings held on 18th May 2022 and 27th June 2022.


  1. Public Forum
    • To receive a verbal report from the Ward Councillor.
    • To receive the views of local residents on parish matters (to be limited to 15 minutes).


  1. NDP – To receive an update since the last meeting.


  1. Planning – To note applications determined by Herefordshire Council:
    • Planning Application 221907 – Land opposite Treherne Cottage, Orcop Hill. Proposed erection of a new dwelling and garage.
    • Planning Application 221276 – Green Lane Cottage, Orcop. Proposed workshop/shed.


  1. Finance
    • To note the current bank balance.
    • To consider the invoices received and payments in line with budget.
      • Clerk’s salary (June 2022 & July 2022) in accordance with his employment contract
      • PAYE (June 2022 & July 2022)
      • Clerk’s Travel Costs – £12.60
      • DC Gardening Services – £220.00 (ex VAT)
      • Autela Payroll Services – £53.35 (ex VAT)
    • Financial Monitoring & Bank Reconciliation 2022/23.


  1. Lengthsman …. To receive an update on any work required.


  1. Drainage Grant – To consider the list of projects suggested by the Lengthsman to be funded from the drainage grant.


  1. Copywell – To consider current issues connected with Copywell.


  1. Footpaths – To receive the Footpaths Officer’s report and consider any action required.


  1. Highway Issues – To consider road defects or other issues.


  1. Herefordshire Local Plan 2021-2041 – To consider a response from the Parish Council to the Rural Areas Place Shaping Consultation.


  1. Clerk Correspondence


  1. To note the date of the next meeting (21st September 2022) and raise matters for discussion.