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Parish Council Agenda 19-01-2021

Parish Council Agenda 19-01-2021

Sandgate Parish Council will broadcast this meeting as a video on Facebook live at the time of the meeting itself on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pg/sandgatepc/ Comments made on the Facebook video during the meeting will not be monitored and are not a way of feeding back to the Council.

Members of the public can ask a question at a Full Council meeting. Any questions (deemed to be reasonable) sent to clerk@sandgatepc.org.uk will be read and answered at the meeting. If a member of the public would prefer to ask their question themselves, they can do so by emailing clerk@sandgatepc.org.uk at least 2 working days before the meeting asking to put a question to Full Council. Members of the public joining a Council meeting to make a representation will be asked to follow the protocol at https://sandgatepc.org.uk/public-speaking-at-online-meetings-of-sandgate-parish-council-protocol/

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Planning Agenda 19-01-2021

Planning Agenda 19-01-2021

Sandgate Parish Council will broadcast this meeting as a video on Facebook live at the time of the meeting itself on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pg/sandgatepc/ Comments made on the Facebook video during the meeting will not be monitored and are not a way of feeding back to the Council.

Members of the public can ask representations regarding an application. Any comments sent to clerk@sandgatepc.org.uk will be sent to all Councillors prior to the meeting and acknowledged by the meeting. If a member of the public would prefer to speak to the application (for up to three minutes) themselves, they can do so by emailing clerk@sandgatepc.org.uk at least 2 working days before the meeting asking to speak to Planning committee, specifying on which application. Members of the public joining a Council meeting to make a representation will be asked to follow the protocol at https://sandgatepc.org.uk/public-speaking-at-online-meetings-of-sandgate-parish-council-protocol/

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Planning Agenda 12-01-2021

Planning Agenda 12-01-2021

Sandgate Parish Council will broadcast this meeting as a video on Facebook live at the time of the meeting itself on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pg/sandgatepc/ Comments made on the Facebook video during the meeting will not be monitored and are not a way of feeding back to the Council.

Members of the public can ask representations regarding an application. Any comments sent to clerk@sandgatepc.org.uk will be sent to all Councillors prior to the meeting and acknowledged by the meeting. If a member of the public would prefer to speak to the application (for up to three minutes) themselves, they can do so by emailing clerk@sandgatepc.org.uk at least 2 working days before the meeting asking to speak to Planning committee, specifying on which application. Members of the public joining a Council meeting to make a representation will be asked to follow the protocol at https://sandgatepc.org.uk/public-speaking-at-online-meetings-of-sandgate-parish-council-protocol/

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Resources Agenda 12-01-2021

Resources Agenda 12-01-2021

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Bank-Reconciliation-Summary-December-2020

VAT-Summary-December-2020

Payments-List-December-2020

Reserves-Balance-December-2020

Summary-of-Receipts-and-Payments-December-2020

Summary-of-Receipts-and-Payments-at-Cost-Centre-Level-December-2020

Item 10 – 2021/22 Budget

I have attached the latest versions of the income(V4) and expenditure (V5) budgets for the next financial year. These have been updated following receipt of the tax base and the addition/reduction of a small number of cost items.

Income Budget

FHDC have advised used that Tax Base for the coming year for a Band D Equiv property will be  £1,890.59 which is a 2.49% reduction on the current year figure of £1,938.83. The impact of this reduction will be to reduce our income by £2,018.46. The current years Precept was £81,063.00.

We had discussed previously seeking a 2% increase on the Precept. Taking into account the reduced tax base this has reduced our forecast precept income to £80,625.43. The budget we had discussed previously had assumed Precept income to be £82,684 so a reduction in income of £2,058.57.

Overall we are forecasting income of £127,843.00 prior to a transfer of £1,667.00 from General Reserves (see Summary below) which gives total income of £129,510.00.

Expenditure Budget

1/ Following a recent meter reading at the Boat House the monthly water costs have been reduced from £300 per month to £146. The £300 per month payment  has been in place since December last year following a long period of estimated meter readings during which arrears had accrued. I had budgeted £2400 for this but have reduced to £1800.

2/ We have received notification from Scribe that our management information cost will increase from £347 pa to £468 from 1st July which is paid annually. I have increased the budget figure to cover.

3/ I have added an additional CCTV item which is the annual £40.00 GDPR/Data Protection/ICO Registration.

Overall these changes reduce expenses by £439.00 and our expenditure budget to £129,510.00

Summary

Our budget is now predicting an excess of expenditure over income of £1,667.00

Whilst it may be possible to reduce still further some forecast expenditure items  we did look very closely at all items when drawing the initial budget and the current figures look realistic. Hopefully we may see some savings during the year but mindful this may not be possible. T

The recommendation is that the precept increase is, as previously agreed, 2% for 2021/22 for a Band D household, and that we draw from reserves to balance the budget. To that end I have included a line on the income budget to show a draw from general reserves of £1,667.

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Planning Agenda 5-01-2021

Planning Agenda 5-01-2021

Sandgate Parish Council will broadcast this meeting as a video on Facebook live at the time of the meeting itself on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pg/sandgatepc/ Comments made on the Facebook video during the meeting will not be monitored and are not a way of feeding back to the Council.

Members of the public can ask representations regarding an application. Any comments sent to clerk@sandgatepc.org.uk will be sent to all Councillors prior to the meeting and acknowledged by the meeting. If a member of the public would prefer to speak to the application (for up to three minutes) themselves, they can do so by emailing clerk@sandgatepc.org.uk at least 2 working days before the meeting asking to speak to Planning committee, specifying on which application. Members of the public joining a Council meeting to make a representation will be asked to follow the protocol at https://sandgatepc.org.uk/public-speaking-at-online-meetings-of-sandgate-parish-council-protocol/

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Environment Agenda 05-01-2021

Environment Agenda 05-01-2021

Sandgate Parish Council will broadcast this meeting as a video on Facebook live at the time of the meeting itself on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pg/sandgatepc/ Comments made on the Facebook video during the meeting will not be monitored and are not a way of feeding back to the Council.

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Parish Council Agenda 15-12-2020

Parish Council Agenda 15-12-2020

Sandgate Parish Council will broadcast this meeting as a video on Facebook live at the time of the meeting itself on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pg/sandgatepc/ Comments made on the Facebook video during the meeting will not be monitored and are not a way of feeding back to the Council.

Members of the public can ask a question at a Full Council meeting. Any questions (deemed to be reasonable) sent to clerk@sandgatepc.org.uk will be read and answered at the meeting. If a member of the public would prefer to ask their question themselves, they can do so by emailing clerk@sandgatepc.org.uk at least 2 working days before the meeting asking to put a question to Full Council. Members of the public joining a Council meeting to make a representation will be asked to follow the protocol at https://sandgatepc.org.uk/public-speaking-at-online-meetings-of-sandgate-parish-council-protocol/

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Item 7 requests SPC’s agreement to provide a letter of support for their application for heritage and other grants to develop a visitor and educations attraction around the Shorncliffe Redoubt.

The phasing of the Shorncliffe Garrison redevelopment programme creates an ideal opportunity for the Shorncliffe Trust to create a Heritage and Education Centre to bring benefit to the District through increased tourism opportunities.

Their applications will include:

•             Funding applications to refurbish and make secure a suitable retained building on the Shorncliffe Garrison. (in this instance, the Gymnasium would fit the purpose as a temporary base as it sits on the boundary of the development and would not hinder the ongoing developer building programme)

•             Fundraising and community and student skills projects would take place to internally fit out the building from which to commence the operation of a Heritage and Education Centre.

•             The internal layout of the building would contain several different elements to increase dwell time and spend opportunities including:

o             Heritage collections and Shorncliffe artefacts on display

o             Interpretive Visual Displays 

o             An Education and Resource area 

o             A small Café for refreshments

o             A sales area for Shorncliffe items, Books, Memorabilia and Tours etc 

The last 3 items above will generate income streams to further the educational objectives of the Trust and help support the eventual purchase and restoration of one of the retained buildings which will remain in the longer term at Shorncliffe.

The Centre will also include provision of welfare facilities for visitors and Heritage Tour participants (including visitors to the Military Cemetery and those visiting annually for Canada Day commemorations).

The Trust would like us to send a letter of support to assist them in their bids for funding to various bodies as below:

“Sandgate Parish Council are proud of the heritage in our Parish, including a number of Martello Towers, the Battery Point wall and especially the scheduled monument which is the Shorncliffe Redoubt, a clear contender for the title of the birthplace of the modern British Army.

“The Redoubt sits alongside a number of other notable heritage assets, including a CWGC maintained military cemetery and still visible WW1 training trenches.

“Sandgate Parish Council regard the retention, promotion and use of these historically very significant assets as crucial. We strongly support seeing them becoming part of a visitor and educational resource / attraction to help us develop and sustain our visitor economy. We are therefore pleased to provide this letter of support to the aspirations of The Shorncliffe Trust in their endeavours to create a Heritage and Education Centre at Shorncliffe. 

“We are confident that their plans to create such a Centre will provide a base for visitors to find out more about the rich military heritage our district enjoys; and for many to enjoy heritage interpretation tours of the former military training land, rich in heritage assets.”

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Planning Agenda 15-12-2020

Planning Agenda 15-12-2020

Sandgate Parish Council will broadcast this meeting as a video on Facebook live at the time of the meeting itself on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pg/sandgatepc/ Comments made on the Facebook video during the meeting will not be monitored and are not a way of feeding back to the Council.

Members of the public can ask representations regarding an application. Any comments sent to clerk@sandgatepc.org.uk will be sent to all Councillors prior to the meeting and acknowledged by the meeting. If a member of the public would prefer to speak to the application (for up to three minutes) themselves, they can do so by emailing clerk@sandgatepc.org.uk at least 2 working days before the meeting asking to speak to Planning committee, specifying on which application. Members of the public joining a Council meeting to make a representation will be asked to follow the protocol at https://sandgatepc.org.uk/public-speaking-at-online-meetings-of-sandgate-parish-council-protocol/

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Resources Agenda 08-12-2020

Resources Agenda 08-12-2020

Resources-Agenda-08-12-20

Bank-Reconciliation-Summary-November-2020

VAT-Summary-November-2020

Payments-List-November-2020

Reserves-Balance-November-2020

Summary-of-Receipts-and-Payments-November-2020

Summary-of-Receipts-and-Payments-at-Cost-Centre-Level-November-2020

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