Full Council Meetings are held on the fourth Monday every other month. Planning Meetings are normally scheduled once every month. Other committee meetings are as advertised in the calendar programme.
All meetings are held at the Parish Hall, 58 Southend Road, Hockley SS5 4QH.
Please note that following the publication of the Openness of Local Government Regulations 2014, members of the public can record and publish audio and video records of this meeting. If you wish to attend the meeting, but do not wish to be recorded doing so, please contact the Clerk for guidance.
Upcoming Parish Council Meetings
Monday 2nd March 2020
Environment & Open Spaces Committee 7:30pm
Wednesday 4th March 2020 7.00pm
Planning & Local Development Committee
We are currently recruiting for the following vacancies:
Administrative Assistant - 12 hours per week. Download the application form here
Parish Ranger - 25 hours per week. Download the application form here
Please submit your completed application form along with your CV and covering letter to the Clerk, Kelly Holland - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org - Address: The Old Fire Station, 58 Southend Road, Hockley SS5 4QH
KEEPING FIT IN HOCKLEY
The Parish Council has been asked to install outdoor exercise equipment at Plumberow Mount Open Space. Ever mindful of the need for public well-being, we would like to hear the views of residents as to the proposal.
To do so please contact our Parish Office by the closing date of 28th February:
Tel: 01702 207707 E. Mail email@example.com
KEEPING HOCKLEY’S TREES HEALTHY AND SAFE
Contractors working on behalf of the Parish Council have recently undertaken a survey of all trees growing in the council’s open spaces. As a result, residents can expect to see tree work taking place over the next few weeks. Coppicing will also recommence at the Marylands Nature Reserve.
Marylands Nature Reserve
Please be advised that important works are being carried out at Marylands Nature Reserve in
January and February 2020. We ask all residents to observe the warning/safety notices on site.
ESSEX COUNTY COUNCIL FUTURE LIBRARIES STRATEGY 2019-24
Please see side menu under Hockley Library for more information
Reporting Potholes and other Highways Issues
Residents are able to report any problems directly to Essex County Council by visiting their website (link below) to give details of the issue. There is also a map showing which problems have already been reported.
Any emergencies or follow up calls should be reported by telephone on 0345 603 7631.
The Essex County Council (Footpath 1 & 3, Hullbridge & Footpath 2 & 5, Hockley) (Temporary Prohibition of Use) Order 2020
Notice is hereby given that the Essex County Council intends, not less than seven days from the date of this notice, to make the above Order under section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.
Effect of the order: To temporarily close the following lengths of Footpath 1 & 3, Hullbridge & Footpath 2 & 5, Hockley in the District of Rochford:
Footpath 1, Hullbridge
From its junction with Footpath 3, Hullbridge to its junction with Footpath 2, Hockley.
Footpath 3, Hullbridge
From its junction with Footpath 1, Hullbridge to its junction with Footpath 5, Hockley.
Footpath 2, Hockley
From its junction with Footpath 1, Hullbridge to its junction with B1013 High Road.
Footpath 5, Hockley
From its junction with Footpath 3, Hullbridge to its junction with Church Road.
The closures are scheduled to commence on 22/02/2020 to 24/02/2020 or where appropriate signs are showing and weather permitting, and are required for the safety of the public and workforce while the relaying of track is undertaken by Network Rail.
The Order will come into effect on 22/02/2020 and may continue in force for 6 months or until the works have been completed, whichever is the earlier.
Essex County Council
A2 Annexe, Seax House,
Victoria Road South,
Telephone: 0345 603 7631
Transformational programme for regeneration of Rochford District
Please click here for details of Rochford District Council's Local Development Plan