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The next meetings will be the Planning Committee meeting at 6.15pm on Monday 24th July, 2017 followed by the NDP Community Projects meeting at 7.00pm. Both meetings will take place in the Parish Council Office, 27 Victoria Road (behind the library), Mortimer RG7 3SH.
Co-option of Councillors
We are pleased to announce that, at the Full Council meeting held on Thursday 13th July, Tina Titman-Reade and David Kilshaw were co-opted to fill the vacancies on the Parish Council, following the resignations of Peter Blagden and Mick Johnson.
The Parish Council would like to thank everyone who applied for the two vacancies.
Installation of the Zebra Crossing Facility Near St John's School
Installation of the zebra crossing will commence on Monday 24th July and will take five days. Temporary traffic lights will be in operation to maintain traffic flow and will be in operation between the hours of 09.30 and 16.00.
The crossing will be sited slightly away from the school gate, towards the Horse and Groom. The work will also include installation of the street lighting required by West Berkshire Council on safety grounds.
Annual Return and Audited Year End Financial Report 26/06/2017
A copy of the Annual Return can be found here and a copy of the Audited Year End Financial Report, 2016-2017 is here.
Notice of appointment of date for the exercise of elector’s rights Accounts for the year ended 31st March 2017 can be seen here.
NDP Referendum Result
The count was held after voting closed at 10 pm on 21 June and the Returning Officer announced the following result:
Votes in favour of adopting the NDP 1375
Votes against adopting the NDP 172
Spoilt papers 0
The percentage of those voting in favour of the NDP is 88.8%. The total votes cast (1547) represents a turnout of 50.1%. The official declaration of the result is available here. All documentation, including the adopted NDP is available at: http://info.westberks.gov.uk/smndp
Following the positive referendum result on the Stratfield Mortimer Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) on 22 June 2017, West Berkshire District Council has adopted the Stratfield Mortimer NDP and it now constitutes part of the Development Plan for the purposes of managing development in the parish of Stratfield Mortimer.
Vacancies for Councillors - 19/06/17
There are currently two vacancies for Stratfield Mortimer Parish Council. Any person wishing to fill one of these vacancies should apply to the Clerk in writing for an application form to be returned on or before Friday 7th July, 2017. Further information can be found here.
Mortimer Heritage Trail - 14/06/17
Our recent newsletter indicated that two self-guided walks, part of the Mortimer Heritage Trail, would shortly be available. These are still currently in production but copies will be available from Mortimer Library and The Baobab and to download from here, as soon as printing is complete.
Newsletter and NDP Flyer
The latest Parish Council newsletter and NDP Flyer have been delivered throughout the village. Electronic versions can be seen by clicking on the links above.