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Potto Parish Council

Potto Parish Council meetings take place in Potto Village Hall at 7:00pm on the 3rd Wednesday of each month.
The meeting is open to the public for 15 minutes at the start of the meeting.
To contact the Parish Council - please use the email address pottopc@btinternet.com
Potto Parish Council - List of Councillors
NameContactPosition
Councillor Mr. A. Wilde01642 700077Chairman
Councillor Mrs. E. Griffin01642 700462Parish Councillor
Councillor Mrs. V. WilliamsParish Councillor
Councillor Mr. S. AgarParish Councillor
Councillor Mr. I. MacphersonParish Councillor
Mrs J. Storeypottopc@btinternet.comClerk and Financial Officer

Minutes and Agenda of Potto Parish Council Meetings 2017 *
MonthAgendaMinutes
January Download Download
February Download Download
March Download Download
April Download Download
May Download Download
June Download Download
July Download Download
August Download Download
September Download
October
November
December
* There is a delay of at least a month before minutes are published here, since they first have to be approved at the following council meeting. The minutes are published as PDF documents

Minutes and Agenda of Potto Parish Council Annual Assembly
YearAgendaMinutes
2015 Download
2016 Download Download
2017 Download

Potto Parish Council Archive (Minutes and Agenda from previous years)
YearAgendaMinutes
2006 Download
2007 Download
2008 Download Download
2009 Download Download
2010 Download Download
2011 Download Download
2012 Download Download
2013 Download Download
2014 Download Download
2015 Download Download
2016 Download Download

Potto Parish Council - Annual Returns 2016/2017
Name of DocumentDownload Link
Accounting Statement Download
Notice of Public Rights Download
Annual Governance Statement Download
Annual Return Notes Download
Expenditure above £100 Download
Internal Auditor's Report Download

Potto Parish Council - Annual Returns 2015/2016
Name of DocumentDownload Link
List of Parish Councillors Download
Accounting Statement Download
Notice of Public Rights Download
Bank Reconciliation Statement Download
Annual Governance Statement Download
Internal Audit Report Download
Expenditure above £100 Download
Internal Audit Statement Download
External Audit Statement Download

Potto Parish Council - Annual Returns 2014/2015
Name of DocumentDownload Link
Accounting Statement Download
Notice of Public Rights Download
Bank Reconciliation Statement Download
Annual Governance Statement Download
Internal Audit Report Download
External Audit Statement Download
Expenditure above £100 Download
Annual Return Action Plan Download

Potto Parish Council - Other useful documents
Name of DocumentDownload Link
Potto Parish Council - Complaints Procedure Download
Potto Parish Council - Risk Management Strategy 2017 Download
Planning Awareness Help Download
Clearing Snow and Ice Download
Listed Buildings in Potto Go to Link
Advice on Bonfires Download
Metropolitan Police Booket - How to Avoid Scams Download

Potto Parish Council - Newsletters Archive
Potto Parish Newsletter
NewsletterDownload Link
Issue 1 - Winter 2003 Download
Issue 2 - Summer 2004 Download
Issue 3 - Autumn 2004 Download
Issue 4 - Winter 2004 Download
Issue 5 - Summer 2005 Download
Issue 6 - Winter 2005 Download
Issue 7 - May 2006 Download
Issue 8 - December 2006 Download
Issue 9 - December 2008 Download
Issue 10 - June 2009 Download
Issue 11 - December 2009 Download
Issue 12 - August 2010 Download

Potto Parish Plan 2017
Following the very well attended Potto Parish Council Open Meeting on 15th March, 2017, about the need to update the Potto Parish Plan, a group of Potto resident volunteers was formed. The 2017 Potto Parish Plan Steering Group (PPPSG) is in the process of reviewing the current Potto Parish 10 Year Plan, 2008 – 2017. (This document can be viewed on the Potto Parish website.)
Over the coming months, the PPPSG will formulate a parish wide questionnaire, the results of which will be used to develop an Action Plan, to inform and guide the parish and district councils and other community groups’ activities on behalf of parishioners over the next 10 years. An informative open day will be held around the time of the questionnaire launch, where you will have the chance to discuss various topics, for example; footpaths and roads, planning, environment and the village hall.
The PPPSG currently has 5 members, plus parish council representation. If you are interested in joining the group, please feel free to contact us directly or via the Potto Parish Council. We are very keen to involve all age groups; older children, teenagers and young adults are all welcome to join the steering group.
Cathy Young
Colin Moore
Ed Hempsey
Time Carvell
Charles Parry
Parish Council Representatives Steve Agar, Elma Griffiths
Name of DocumentDownload Link
Potto Parish Plan Steering Group Minutes (Initial Meeting) - published July 2017 Download
Potto Parish Plan Steering Group Minutes - 8th August 2017 Download

Potto Parish Plan 2007
Potto Parish Plan
Name of DocumentDownload Link
Potto Parish Plan Steering Group Minutes - published 2008 Download
Potto Parish Plan Questionnaire - published 2006 Download
Potto Parish Plan Questionnaire Results - published 2007 Download
Potto Parish Plan 2008-2017 - published 2008 Download
Potto Parish Plan Mid-Term Results - published 2013 Download

Other Representives

District Councillor, County Councillor, M.P. and M.E.P.
Councillor David Hugill (Conservative) is the Hambleton District Council representative for the Parish.
Councillor Tim Swales (Conservative) is the North Yorkshire County Council representative for the Parish.
Rishi Sunak, (Conservative) is the MP for the Parish. (constituency: Richmond, N Yorkshire)
Timothy Kirkhope (Conservative) is one of the six MEPs for the Yorkshire and the Humber region

Information

Hambleton District Council
Hambleton District Council
Click on the link below to go to the Hambleton District Council website for information on Recycling, Planning Applications, Streetlight Faults, Bin Collection Days etc.
Hambleton District Council Website
North Yorkshire Community Messaging
North Yorkshire Community Messaging
North Yorkshire Community Messaging is a free community messaging system for North Yorkshire that allows you to register to receive the latest crime notifications and community news happening in your local neighbourhood.
This service replaces the Neighbourhood Watch messaging service.
North Yorkshire Community Messaging
Planning Applications Awareness
We are aware that people have sometimes felt that they only became aware of nearby planning applications when it was too late for them to comment or to have their say. To make awareness much easier, more reliable and straightforward HDC have recently developed a system whereby anyone can Register to automatically receive notification, by email, of all planning applications in their chosen area (probably Potto parish).
We have put a Help Guide together, which goes through this two stage Registration process in clear step by step stages. You only need to complete this process once to be notified of all planning applications in your chosen area for ever more. Please contact any parish councillor for further help as necessary.
Download the Guide
Personal Attack Alarms
Hambleton District Council are offering Personal Safety Alarms for sale, aimed at young adults, lone workers, walkers and cyclists. They are to deter and startle any would be attackers.
The Defender Slim line alarm, is supplied and fitted with batteries, has a unique ripcord activation and key ring function, also has an independent torch facility and 5 year warranty. Cost £2.00 from Hambleton Council Offices .You must show a utility bill or proof of identity when buying. This is to stop multiple buyers and E-bay/car boot sellers etc.
The Defender wrist alarm, it is supplied and fitted with batteries, fits large and small wrists and has a 2 year warranty. Costs £3.00 from Hambleton Council Offices.
How to avoid Scams
Download this booklet (produced by the Metropolitan Police) that is packed with information on how to stay safe and avoid scams.

Little Book of BIG Scams

Download the booklet here
Pedlars
A pedlar's certificate is a certificate that allows a person to trade (often selling trinkets, household goods and other hand made objects) whilst on foot.Pedlars must hold a certificate under the Pedlar's Act 1871 granted by the police in the district in which they have resided for one month prior to their application. A pedlar's certificate authorises the holder to act as a pedlar within any part of the United Kingdom and remains in force for one year from the date of issue. It can only be granted to persons over the age of 17 years.The appearance of the certificates differs from force to force, but a pedlar's certificate issued by North Yorkshire Police will look like this:

Pedlar Certificate

Pedlars are required to show their certificates to certain people on demand, including anyone to whom the pedlar offers goods for sale. Contact the issuing police force if you are not sure whether a certificate is genuine. Please note that having a pedlar's certificate is in no way an indication that the goods for sale are of merchantable quality.