Minutes of the Dunnington Parish Council meeting held on 2nd August 2021

Present: Cllrs G Shaw, A Dykes, L Turnbull,  J Brooks, and K Jackson

Clerk: J Bone

1                       FORMALITIES

1.1                 Parish Council received apologies for absence given in advance of the meeting from the following Councillors

M Thompson – Work commitments

M Ruston – Other commitments

D Swallow – Away

N Ford – Work commitments

Z Rees-Gay – Away

J Maggs – other commitments

S Hardwell - Away

No apologies were received from Cllr G Kay


1.2                 Parish Council considered and approved all reasons for absence received

1.3                 Declarations of Interest - None


2.1          Full updated Accounts and Accruals to date for 2020/21

Expenditure changes/addtions Salaries figure changed to £632.28, Dog bags invoice for £173.88 added in, Expensed changes to £30.20 to HMRC, Grass maintenance costs added for £717.60 and advertising costs for the cemetery added in for £198.00.

2.2          Parish Council approved all cheques to be signed

2.3          Parish Council discussed the updated quotes for Scouts and Guides replacement doors and           windows and decided to move forward with the quote totalling £7633. Resolved

2.4          Parish Council to approve costs for advertising in the local newspaper and to place            with a Recruitment Agency for the Clerks vacancy. – Discussion took place and it was               decided to advertise with an agency with a limit of £150, COYC and the Job Centre.

2.5          Parish Council discussed the method of purchase and cost of Microsoft 365 for download to         Clerk’s laptop. It was decided to purchase on the monthly payment of £9.40 plus VAT

3              AOB

Next Meeting Monday 13th September 2021 at Dunnington Methodist Church