Following the resignation of the Chairman, Mr Mike Day was appointed Chairman.

It was reported that Mr Stuart Ayers had been a member of the Board for 48 years and had served as Chairman for 36 years and as District Officer for 15 years.

Mr Neil Buttress was appointed Vice Chairman and Mr Fred Leach was appointed Deputy Vice Chairman.

Messrs Day, Buttress and Leach were all appointed District Officers.

 

 

The Chief Executive reported the death of Mr Maurice Bunton, former St Germans Pumping Station Engineer, who died on the 4th May 2020.

Mr Jonathan Brown was appointed Chairman and Mr Hugh Whittome was appointed Vice Chairman of the Commissioners.

Prior to the meeting, Commissioners observed a minutes’ silence as a mark of respect for the former Chairman, Mr Richard Wright, who died on the 5th October 2020.

It was resolved that Mrs Louise Flint and Mr Roger Flint become Commissioners.

 

 

The Chairman referred to the resignation of Mr Richard Wright, former Chairman of the Commissioners, after approximately 70 years of service to the Commissioners.

The Chairman welcomed Jack Smith (representing A G Wright & Son) Ltd and Andrew Lensen (representing AgReserves) who were attending their first meeting as Commissioners.

 

 

A rate of 26p in the £ was set.

Messrs David Caton and Andrew Roberts were re-appointed Chairman, and Vice Chairman respectively.

Mr Cedric Armstrong was re-appointed District Officer.   The Middle Level Commissioners were re-appointed as Clerk.

The Clerk reported the resignation of Mr Paul Drinkwater from the Board with immediate effect and it was resolved that no action be taken to fill this vacancy until after the election.

A rate of 13.0p in the £ was set.

The Chairman welcomed Mr Linden Croft who was attending his first meeting of the Board.

Messrs Andrew Roberts and Matthew Smith were re-appointed Chairman and Vice Chairman respectively.

Mr Jason Edwards was re-appointed District Officer.   The Middle Level Commissioners were re-appointed as Clerk.

 

Prior to the meeting, Members observed a minutes’ silence as a mark of respect for the Board’s Chairman, Mr Joe Lankfer, who died on the 9th May 2020.

A rate of  20p in the £ was set.

Messrs Peter Lankfer and Michael Mottram were appointed Chairman and Vice Chairman respectively.

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

 

 

The Commissioners set a rate of 15.00p in the £.

Mr Daniel West and Miss Emma Alterton were re-appointed Chairman and Vice Chairman respectively.

A rate of 16.70p in the £ was set.

The Vice Chairman welcomed Mr Edward Jackson and Councillors Dee Laws and Kay Mayor (local authority appointees) who were attending their first meeting of the Board.

The Chairman, Mr David Stokes, had informed the Clerk of his resignation from the Board with immediate effect and it was resolved that no action be taken to appoint a Chairman until after the election.

Mr Martin Jackson was re-appointed Vice Chairman

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

 

The Commissioners set a rate of 11.0p in the £.

Mr Duncan Boughton was re-appointed Chairman and Mr Guy Wakeham was appointed Vice Chairman.

Mr Michael Dale was re-appointed District Officer.

The Chairman welcomed Councillor Wicks (local authority appointee) who was attending his first meeting of the Commissioners.