Meeting Dates and Conduct
In 2021/22 the Parish Council will meet at 7pm on:
- Friday 23rd February 2022 - Barnham Broom Village Hall
- Friday 20th May 2022 - Carleton Forehoe Church
- Friday 9th September 2022 - Kimberley Church
- Friday 25th November 2022 - Barnham Broom Village Hall
Prior to each meeting, a Councillor will be available from 6.45pm to discuss any one-to-one issues that a parishioner may wish to bring up. Private conversation facilities can be made available.
Members of the public are permitted to attend the meetings but cannot participate in the discussion. The first 15 minutes of the meeting are given for public comments, where residents of the Parish are invited to raise issues or give comments for the Council to discuss either at the meeting or at a future meeting.
Agendas for the meetings are available on the notice boards and the website 3 clear days before the meeting.
If you have an issue that needs to be raised on the agenda you are advised to write to or email the Clerk at least 10 days before the meeting. Alternatively please raise it with a Parish Councillor who can request that it is placed on the agenda.
Conduct of Councillors and Public at Meetings
It is expected that at all times, both councillors and the public will be respectful in their communication and interaction with each other. The Council's standing orders give full guidance on the conduct of Council meetings and business.
Councillors are expected to:
Abide by the Code of Conduct at all times
Speak only at the invitation of the Chairman, after raising a hand to indicate a wish to speak
Withdraw from a meeting or debate where s/he has a discloseable pecuniary interest
Members of the Public are expected to:
Address the Council only during the specified time in the agenda for public speaking
Not behave in such a way that prevents the normal transaction of the business of the meeting
Speak respectfully to Councillors and other members of the public attending the meeting
Failure on the part of any Councillor or Public to observe the conduct standards set out in the Code of Conduct or Standing Orders may result in the Chairman directing an individual to be silenced or excluded from the meeting, by resolution of Council. Failure to comply with this request may result in the meeting being suspended or adjourned, or the Police being called if circumstances require this.