Parish Council Online Meetings

Due to the coronavirus pandemic it is not possible for the Parish Council to meet as it normally would. To enable the Council to conduct its business legislation (below) has been introduced which allow the Parish Council to hold meetings online.

The Parish Council will be holding its meetings using Zoom. The software is free (availiable for Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS and Android), and will allow the public (up to 100 participants) to view the meeting live.  You can also attend the meeting by telephone (details here) by dialing (charges apply) 0330 088 5830 or 0131 460 1196

The meeting link is availiable at the top of the agenda. Alternatively you can manually input the meeting ID into the zoom application on your device.

You are encouraged to familiarise yourself with the software before the meeting as we will not be able to provide technical support. You could  contact a friend or relative to test your camera, microphone and speakers work  correctly.

Please note that the meetings may be recorded and made availiable online.

Parish Councillors must be able to be heard and seen, the public only need to be able to be heard and seen (if possible) if they wish to participate during the public session at the start of the meeting. The public’s microphones and video will be turned off for the remainder of the meeting.

If you would like to speak during the public session please contact  the clerk at least 24 hours before the meeting. If possible a written copy of your statement would be helpful.

GUIDANCE NOTES FOR MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC FOR REMOTE MEETINGS

Members of the public are welcome to view the live stream of the Parish Council’s meetings, except during the consideration of exempt or confidential items, by following the link to be published on the Council’s website. Any person who participates in the meeting is deemed to have consented to being recorded and to the use of those images (where participating via video conference) and/or sound recordings for webcast purposes. When speaking, members of the public should not disclose any personal information of any individual as this might infringe on the rights of that individual and breach the Data Protection Act.

Coronavius Act 2020

The Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020

Parish Council Meeting Papers 2020

January 2020 (budget) – AgendaMinutes

January 2020 – AgendaMinutes

February 2020 – AgendaMinutes

March 2020 – Agenda – Minutes – (Cancelled)

April 2020 – AgendaMinutes– meeting held by Zoom

May 2020 – AgendaMinutes

June 2020 – AgendaMinutesadditional papers

July 2020 – AgendaMinutes

August 2020 (Extra-ordinary) – AgendaMinutes – Additional papers 1 2

August 2020 – AgendaMinutes

1 September 2020 – AgendaMinutes

22 September 2020 – Agenda

Meetings from April 2020 onwards are being held by Zoom click here for details)

Feedback on traffic calming measures reopened

Please click here to see the original post about the proposal for traffic calming measures on Cambridge Road. The poll has now be reopened and you can vote until midnight on 24th December.

Please do not vote in the poll if you voted previously, your previous vote still counts.

Please note that we have measures in place to assist with making sure that there is only one vote cast per resident. Sorting through multiple votes is time consuming so we appreciate your help with making sure you have only voted once. Multiple votes may be excluded entirely and you may be blocked from voting again in the future so if you think that you have voted more than once by accident, please contact us to let us know.

Survey: tell the CPCA what you think of bus services

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Authority (CPCA) have commissioned a survey to better understand people’s perceptions of bus services in the region.

www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/FutureBus/

  • The survey will be open for entries for 6 weeks, until Sunday 15th December.
  • We are looking for responses from people who use the bus and those that do not.
  • Surveys can also be completed over the phone by calling 07377 001512 (9am – 5pm Monday to Friday).
  • Everyone who completes the survey will have the choice to enter a prize draw to win £100 of high street shopping vouchers.
  • Respondents can indicate a willingness to be considered to attend a follow-up group discussion session.
  • Any personal information we collect to facilitate the selection of discussion group participants (name, email / telephone number) will be securely stored in accordance with GDPR and will not be shared with any third parties outside of our project delivery team, which consists of ITP and Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

For more info click here.

EXTENDED: Feedback on proposed solutions for traffic calming and safety improvements on Cambridge Road, Hardwick

NB: This poll was closed due to the General Election but has now been reopened until midnight 24th December to be discussed in the January Parish Council meeting.

The Hardwick Parish Council requests your feedback on proposed traffic calming and road safety improvements identified in a project feasibility study as part of a possible application for the Local Highway Improvement (LHI) Initiative.

You can read the feasibility study here.

In particular note the proposed “optimum solution”:

Installation of 4 sets of 2 bolt down rubber speed cushions at intervals not
exceeding 100m on Cambridge Road . Proposed locations from detailed design but to include the area covered by the advisory 20mph wig wags school safety zone with the first set south of the local shop to avoid issues related to on street parking. Include required hump warning signs as (4 no) on Cambridge Rd, Limes Rd and Egremont Rd.

Please indicate below if you are in favour of this proposal (YES, in favour; NO, against).

Are you in favour of the "Optimum Solution" proposed in the feasibility study?

  • NO (73%, 141 Votes)
  • YES (27%, 53 Votes)

Total Voters: 194

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If you would prefer not to submit an answer online you may write to The Clerk:

Gail Stoehr (Mrs)
Clerk to Hardwick Parish Council
30 West Drive
Highfields Caldecote
Cambridge
CB23 7NY

Please note that this poll will close at midnight on 18th November 2019 to allow for analysis of results before the November parish council meeting.