Agenda - Sept 2022




You are hereby summoned to attend the meeting to be held on Wednesday 7th September 2022 at 7.00pm in the village hall.  The business to be dealt with at the meeting is:

Signed…………………………………Clerk to the Council.  Date………………..

            Members of the public will be invited to comment on any items on the agenda, raise questions and make general comments from 6.45 until 7.00pm.

  1.   Welcome                                                                                       Chair
  2.   To receive apologies and accept reasons for absence.                  Clerk
  3.   To receive any Declarations of Interest in accordance with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011 and to consider any applications for dispensations regarding DPIs                                            Cllrs
  4. To resolve that the notes of last Parish Council meeting 6/07/2022 be signed as a true and accurate record.
  5. Update on Agreed Actions                                                          Clerk
  6. To receive the Clerk’s report circulated prior to the meeting.     Clerk

Decisions required:

                   a That the report be approved.

b Decisions required:

1 Confirmation of costs for hire of pitch and facilities to Spring FC.

2 Confirmation of agreement to school’s use of Muga.

3 Confirmation to opt-in to regime managed by SAAA.

  1. To receive Councillors Reports   

Community Park report circulated prior to the meeting.

Decisions required:

a That the report be approved.

b Decisions required:

1 To cancel the contract for the toilet block.

2 To relocate the shower block to near the garage at a cost of £650 (approx) and associated costs.

3 To consider improvements to the footpath at the community park

8.    To receive County Councillor/District Councillor Reports 

9.     To receive Code of Conduct- amendment required.

10   To suggest street name for 16 homes off Doddington Lane

11   To receive a report from Claypole CC about future activity.

12.   Community Park- to resolve future actions-

       a Provision of sports pavilion and current position of application for funding.

       b Surface of footpath.     

13    Village Hall- general update                                                       SJ

            14   Cemetery- general update

            15   Provision of white gates at the entrances to the village

            16   Provision of a maypole at the village hall grounds

            17   Approval of Email Policy circulated prior to the meeting 21st August

            18   Financial Matters:

a Updated Receipts and Payments – circulated prior to the meeting.

                     b To agree purchase of ‘Good Councillors Guide’ 9 copies at £6 each.

c   To purchase two replacement batteries for speed sign, cost £84.00 each & £7.50 delivery charge.

d To approve councillor expenses £27.49 (printer cartridges-cemetery work) and £13.05 (travel to course- 29 miles @45p per mile)

e Clerks salary & expenses July-Sept £530.91

f) Appointment of external auditor- see clerk’s report

                19.  Planning Applications                                                                                        AM/Cllrs

S22/1559- Full planning application for the residential development of 46 first homes and 20 market homes alongside associated site infrastructure, open space and landscaping- land off Doddington Lane.

20.  Highway Matters                                                                         Cllrs

21.  Correspondence                                                                           Clerk

Sills & Betteridge- request for information under FOI/Environmental Information Act

        E mail requesting Subject Access information

        E mail to the council advising of clerk’s retirement.      

22   Chairperson’s closing statements                                                 Chair