Brightlingsea Town Council


You are hereby summoned to the Annual Meeting of the Council to be held in the Parish Hall, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea on Thursday 15th May 2014 at 7.30 p.m. for the transaction of the business stated below.

Tracey Pulford (9th May 2014)

Town Clerk

C O U N C I L    A G E N D A

  1. Election of Town Mayor for 2014-2015


2.         Installation of Town Mayor – Signing of Declaration of Acceptance of Office


3.         Election of Deputy Mayor for 2014-2015


4.         Apologies for Absence: Councillors Edey and Yallop


  1. Minutes

To receive the Minutes of the Meeting held on the 17th April 2014 and to confirm as a correct record.


6.        Declaration of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

Members are reminded of the requirement to disclose any Interest in relation to items on the Agenda, when these are discussed.


7.         Appointments of Committees / Member with Special Responsibilities / Representatives on Outside Bodies as per Standing Orders

a) Standing Committees – Finance & Property Committee (7 Members)

Staff Committee (7 Members)

Planning Committee (7 Members)


b) Members with Special Responsibilities – Amenity Areas & Allotments

Town Hard

Western Promenade

Footpaths & Open Spaces



Transport & Highways

Welfare & Services for the Elderly

Swimming Pool





c) Members appointed as Representatives on Outside Bodies – Essex & Tendring Association of Local Councils                                                                                                          Colne Smack Preservation Society

Neighborhood Action Panel

Health Authorities

Colne Estuary Partnership

Local Police Liaison

Churchyard Committee

James Aldous Trust



8.         Finance

            (a) To receive and approve the recommendations of those Members examining the Accounts for the current period.

(b) To receive and approve the Minutes of the Finance Meeting held on the 13th May 2014 and to confirm the recommendations therein.


9.         To receive questions from the public


10.        Planning

To receive the Minutes of the Planning Meeting held on 17th April and 1st May 2014 and to note planning decisions of Tendring District Council.


  1. BTC Schedule of Meetings – June 2014 – May 2015 (Council and Planning)


  1. To receive reports submitted from Members with Special Responsibilities


  1.        To receive the Town Clerk’s Report and determine actions requested


Members Examining Accounts – Councillor Aldridge and Councilor Block

 Members of the public are invited to join the Mayor and Councillors for

Drinks and nibbles after the meeting.


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