Annual Parish Meeting minutes April 26 2023

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Minutes of the Annual Parish Meeting of Gurnard Electors held at the Village Hall in Worsley Road, Gurnard on Wednesday 26 April 2023 at 6.30 pm.

PRESENT: Councillors Fuller (Chair), Acton, Bustin, Franklin, Nolan and Williams

6 members of the public were present.

The Chairman opened

  • Apologies were received from Cllr Wood, who was detained at work, and Cllr Bugden who was on holiday. Cllr Jacobs sent apologies after the meeting.
  • The minutes of the last meeting held on 27 April 2022 were taken as read, approved as a correct record.
  • The Chairman provided copies of his report to all attendees, a copy of which is attached, highlighting the achievements of the Parish Council in the last 12 months.
  • The Isle of Wight Councillor, Paul Fuller, had circulated his Annual Report to members. There were no questions arising.
  • The Chairman opened the meeting to members of the public for any other comments or questions to be raised. Main topics discussed included:
    • Gurnard Cliff Woods (formerly part of Spencers wood) – Concern over ownership, litter, fire risk, tree removal.
    • Progress on coastal footpath between Gurnard and Thorness.

The meeting closed at 7.53 pm.

Following the meeting refreshments were served.