The Annual Parish Meeting (APM) is a meeting of the residents of the Parish and must take place every year between 1st April and 30th June. It will be Chaired by the Chairman (if in attendance) and other Councillors can attend as local residents. There is no requirement for Councillors who do not live in the Parish to attend.
The General Meeting (AGM) of the Parish Council is a meeting of the elected / co-opted Councillors and must take place annually in May. In an election year, it must take place within 14 working days of the election date. It is the first meeting and the agenda must include for the Election of Chairman, Formation of Committees, an Agreed Meeting Schedule and other matters at the discretion of the Council.
The Minutes of these meetings are available as soon as possible and are published in a draft form until approved as an accurate record of the decisions at the next meeting where they will be signed by the Chairman.