Hubert Alan Mitson.
It is with great sadness that we report the death on Sunday 20th January 2019 of Councillor Hubert Alan Mitson.
Hubert (98) lived, worked and supported the people and Parish of Buxhall for most of his life. Involved in all aspects of the community he remained an active member of the Parish Council and Trustee of Buxhall Village Hall having spent many years as Chair of both of these organisations.
A long time member of the Community Council until his retirement he continued, to the enjoyment of all, to conduct the auction of entries following the annual village Produce Shows.
Amongst his many achievements in the public sector were his time spent as a District Councillor and Chairman of Mid Suffolk District Council. His pride and passion for the residents and the environs of Buxhall will be greatly missed by all.
Buxhall Parish Council is an elected body which reflects local views and functions as the first tier of government for the parish of Buxhall. The Parish Council is committed to working together with the residents of Buxhall for the benefit of the parish.
The Full Council meets regularly in Buxhall Village Hall with meetings commencing at 7.30pm.
Dates for future planned Council meetings are:
February 11th 2019,
March 11th 2019,
April 8th 2019 and
May 13th 2019.
These will all commence at 7.30pm and will be held in the Village Hall unless stated otherwise. Agendas will be available three working days from the date of the meeting both on line and on the village notice boards. Planning meetings take place as required and details will be posted on line and advertised on the Village Hall notice boards.
Parish Councils can: give views on planning applications as stautory consultees, and other proposals that affect the parish; undertake projects that benefit local residents; work in partnership with others to benefit the parish; advise relevant authorities of problems or action that is needed; and help the other tiers of local government to engage with, and understand their local communities.
Members of the public are invited to attend each meeting and time is set aside for public participation so that Buxhall residents have an opportunity to speak to The Council on any matter relating to the village. This opportunity is given at the beginning of each meeting so if you raise or comment on a topic which is on the agenda for that meeting, Councillors will be able to take account of your views when that subject is discussed.
If you speak on a matter which is not on the current meeting agenda, your topic will not be discussed at that council meeting, but the Council will consider including it at a future meeting.
You can also raise suggestions, comments and matters of concern at any time with one of your Councillors or the Clerk. Councillor Contact details In this way, they can act as your voice on the council and ensure that your views are made known.
District Councillor John Matthissen and County Councillor Penny Otton attend meetings regularly.