A rate of 4.65p in the £ was set.

The Clerk reported that Mr Peter Dorling had resigned his membership of the Board after 42 years’ service.

It was resolved to invite Mr Andrew Robb to fill the vacancy on the Board, if willing to do so.

A rate of 4.50p in the £ was set.

The Chairman welcomed Mr Paul Allen who was attending his first meeting of the Board.