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Meeting changed and not communicated

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Our May meeting confirmed meeting dates for the year ahead. The draft minutes have been circulated to Council clearly noting the agreed dates and Council website shows the date of the next agreed meeting; all in sync.

I have just found out, via our Parish magazine, the next Council meeting has been changed and put back a week. The change was made prior to the Queens death. Is this acceptable behaviour from Council/Clerk? Communication is already dire as nil engagement with the Community.

How should one respond? The Chairman is antagonistic towards me and others not in his inner circle.
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Personally I'd ask why first.  Meeting dates set so far in advance do sometimes have to change for perfectly innocent reasons such as the unavailabilty of the meeting venue.  Maybe the parish newsletter has got the date wrong?
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I agree however venue still available and Parish magazine correct date. This isnt the first time this has happened.
So, did you ask why the meeting date had been changed?
Following the death of the Queen I've not pursued. The Clerk has many Councils and is also Town Clerk so busy. The Chairman has just resigned although hasn't stated if from Council or as Chairman!
I did probe the Church magazine secretary who, said the dates came from, the Chairman. Tbh I might just ask at the next meeting as what's done is done.

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