Extraordinary Meeting Minutes 28 October 2019

29th October 2019



28 October 2019
Held at
Queens Hall, Chipping Hill, HALSTEAD, Essex. CO9 2BY 


Councillor A Munday Chairman   Present
Councillor M Radley Vice Chairman Present 
Councillor Miss J Atkinson   Apologies
Councillor P Caulfield   Present
Councillor P Claydon   Apologies
Councillor Mrs S Dingle   Present
Councillor M Fincken   Present
Councillor D Gronland   Present
Councillor D Hume   Present
Councillor Mrs J A Pell   Apologies
Councillor Miss L Smith   Present
Councillor G Warren   Present

Also in attendance:             Sarah Greatorex (Town Clerk) 

                                           Sara Prince (Minute Clerk)

1.  APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE.   Apologies were received from Cllr Atkinson (work), Cllr Claydon (work) and Cllr Pell (medical reasons).  Cllr Munday proposed acceptance of these apologies.  Proposal seconded by Cllr Fincken and carried.

2. DECLARATION OF INTERESTS:  To declare any ‘pecuniary, non-pecuniary or other pecuniary’ interests relating to items on the agenda having regard to the Code of Conduct for Members and having taken appropriate advice (where necessary) before the meeting.   All members declared no interests relating to items on the agenda.

3. Cllr Gronland made a statement relating to employment at Halstead Town Council and the need for an extraordinary meeting.

4.  EXCLUSION OF PUBLIC AND PRESS:  To give consideration to adopting the following resolution: ‘That in view of the confidential nature of the business about to be transacted and pursuant to the provisions of section 1(2) of the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960, as amended, the public and press be temporarily excluded from the meeting.’  This was agreed and press and public were excluded.

The remainder of the minutes are documented separately as private session.