Minutes of Parish Council Meetings held in 2023
Minutes of Parish Council Meetings held in 2022
Minutes of Parish Council Meetings held in 2021
Minutes of 2020 Parish Council Meetings
Minutes of 2018-19 Parish Council Meetings
Contact details and responsibilities of the Parish Councillors can be found here.
Parish Council Meetings
The Parish Council meets 10 times a year. Meetings will take place at the Pavilion, Ogilvie Sports Ground, Thorpeness. Meetings begin at 7.00pm unless otherwise stated.
There is a 10 minute Open Forum at the beginning of each meeting during which parishioners can raise relevant subjects for discussion and consideration by the Council.
Dates of Parish Council meetings for 2023
Monday 9th January, 2023
Monday 13th February, 2023
Monday 13th March, 2023
Monday 17th April, 2023
Monday 22nd May, 2023 - Annual Parish Council Meeting
Tuesday 30th May, 2023 - Annual Parish Meeting
Monday 19th June, 2023
Monday 24th July, 2023
Monday 4th September, 2023
Monday 16th October, 2023
Monday 27th November, 2023
All meetings are subject to change due to the pandemic
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas for Parish Council meetings will normally be published on the Saturday afternoon before the meeting. The Agenda for the Annual Parish Meeting on Monday 27th November, 2023 is now available. Agendas for earlier meetings can be found here.
Parishioners and those with an interest in the Parish may attend the Parish Council Meeting
Minutes of Meetings can be seen from the list on the left. We will endeavour to publish Unapproved Minutes of the last Parish Council Meeting on the website before the next meeting. Therefore, when the Minutes of the latest Meeting are shown on the left prior to the date of the next Meeting they are not yet approved.
If you would like to see the Minutes or Agendas from earlier meetings than are published here please email the website at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In a move to address the problem of providing affordable houses in areas of where property value are high, a concern raised by a number Neighbourhood Plans, the government have allocated £60m (see link - https://www.gov.uk/government/news/60-million-boost-for-communities-affected-by-second-homeownership) to address this issue. SCDC has received £1.5m of this money. As a result, we and other East Suffolk coastal towns and parishes were approached by SCDC to see if we were interested in working with them to investigate the practicability of providing affordable housing within our parish, particularly in Thorpeness. Following this initial approach, we agreed to take part in a feasibility study on the assurance that it will not put any obligation on us to proceed with any plan if it does not align with our NP outcomes.
The study will start following an initial meeting with SCDC enabling us to understand how the study will be carried out and to outline our high-level expectations based on previous community consultations and discussions.
Read more about the Neighbourhood Plan, including what a Neighbourhood Plan is, how to get involved, documents relating to the formal process for developing the plan, a draft Vision & Objectives Statement and much more.
Details of the current applications can be found on this page, with links to the ESC website for details.
Details of District and County Councillors and Local Authorities can be found on this page.