Bitterley Parish Council


Mrs Sue Jones
Yew Tree Cottage, New Road, Hopton Bank,
Cleobury Mortimer, Kidderminster. Worcs. DY14 0NY
Telephone 01584 890375 or 07779033381
To: All Parish Members, The Public and The Press.
Members are summoned to attend the Annual Parish Council Meeting of Bitterley Parish Council to be held on 8th May 2019 at Bitterley Village Hall at 7.30 pm for the transaction of business as set out in the Agenda below.
Yours sincerely,
Clerk to the Council.


  1. Welcome and Introduction
  2. Election of Chairman
  3. Election of Vice Chairman
  4. Apologies
    1. To receive and accept apologies and reasons for absence from Members
  5. Public participation (maximum 15 minutes) The meeting will be suspended for this item
  6. Declarations of Interest
    The Localism Act 2011, Relevant Authorities (Disclosable Pecuniary Interests) Regulations 2012.
    Members are reminded that they are required to leave the room during the discussion and voting on matters in which they have a disclosable pecuniary interest, whether or not the interest is entered in the register of member’s interests maintained by the Monitoring Officer.
  7. Approval of Minutes
    1. To confirm the minutes of the annual meeting held on the 11th January 2019.
  8. Financial Matters:
    1. Approve Accounts and Internal Audit and complete Annual Return for year ending 31st March 2019.
    2. Review of annual grants made by the Parish Council to churches in the parish
    3. Review any financial assistance to Bitterley Village Hall
  9. Annual Review of Council Procedures and Committees
    1. To review Councillor roles and make appointments to committees
    2. To appoint councillor representatives to outside bodies: SALC, LJC, Clee Hill Partnership
    3. To set dates for Parish Council meetings for the forthcoming year.
    4. To Review standing orders, Financial Regulations and GDPR policies,
  10. Roads
  11. Planning Applications
    1. Planning application decisions already made
    2. Planning applications for consideration
  12. Financial Matters
    1. To approve payments:
  13. Correspondence
  14. Reports
    1. Bitterley village hall
    2. Speeding through Middleton
    3. Parking outside the school
    4. LJC
    5. Other Councillor Reports

Mr R. Osborne

Chairman to Bitterley Parish Council

Mrs S Jones
Parish Clerk
Yew Tree Cottage
New Road
Hopton Bank
Cleobury Mortimer
DY14 0NY

01584 890375
07779 033381