AGENDA 17th April 2019

To all Members of the Council

You are hereby summoned to attend an ordinary meeting of the Salford Priors Parish Council to be held in the Memorial Hall, Salford Priors on Wednesday 17th April 2019 at 7.30pm for the purpose of transacting the following business only.

Donna Bowles
Clerk to the Council                                                                                                                              Thursday 11thApril 2019


1. To Receive & Accept Apologies:
2. Register of Interests:

Members are reminded of the need to keep their register of interests up to date.

Members are reminded that they must act solely in the public interest and should never

improperly confer an advantage or disadvantage on any person or act to gain financial or other

material benefits for themselves, their family, a friend, or close associate.


Disclosure of Interests
Members to disclose any disclosable pecuniary interests in items on the Agenda and their nature.


Members to declare any other disclosable interests in items on the Agenda and their nature.

3. Open Forum


Chairman to Move: The Meeting & Standing Orders be now adjourned:


a. Open Forum:

At the Chairman’s discretion residents are invited to give their views and question the Parish Council on issues on this Agenda, or raise issues for future consideration.  Members of the public may not take part in the Parish Council Meeting.  There will be no discussion by members of the Council during this session but the views expressed may be considered later as part of particular agenda items. During this period, in accordance with the revised Code of Conduct, members of the Council who have a disclosable interest (but not a disclosable pecuniary interest) in an item on the Agenda may also make representations, answer questions, or give evidence relating to that item.


Representatives from CALA Homes to discuss the delivery of the site and introduce members of the construction team to answer any questions.


b. Open forum for the under 18s.

c. To receive the Ward Member’s reports (3 minutes maximum each Ward Councillor)

4. Chairman to Move: To close the adjournment and the suspension of Standing Orders.
5. Minutes:

To approve the Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on Wednesday 20thMarch 2019 at the Memorial Hall, Salford Priors.

6. Clerk’s Progress Report :

In agenda pack.

7. Planning Matters:

Planning Matters To Consider :

a)     19/00497/REM – Reserved matters (access, appearance, landscaping, layout and scale) pursuant to outline application 15/03699/OUT for the erection of 5 no. dwellings at Heath Cottage, Dunnington, Alcester. Decision Required

b)     19/00381/FUL – new shared access, driveway and parking arrangements and erection of a fence at 15 & 16 School Rd, Salford Priors, WR11 8XD Decision Required

c)     19/00798/FUL – demolish single storey rear extension.  Erect 2 storey rear extension and dormer window.  Move entrance to side elevation at 11 Abbots Salford, Evesham, WR11 8UT Decision Required

d)     18/03712/FUL – Amendments to previously approved permission (17/0821/FUL).  Conversion of existing buildings to 3 dwellings with all associated works, single storey rear extension to Unit 2 and proposed new garage at Tothall Farm, Tothall Lane, Salford Priors, WR11 8YW Decision Required

e)     19/01013/TREE – proposed reducing canopy height of T1: Yew Tree from 7 metres to 5 metres at St Matthews Church, Station Rd, Salford Priors. Decision Required

Planning Decisions :

f)      19/00266/FUL – Construction of 2 detached houses with new access to Station Rd, parking and turning space and flood compensation measures (resubmission following withdrawal of application 18/02058/FUL) at The Old Forge, Station Rd, Salford Priors.  Permission Granted with Conditions.

g)     19/00366/FUL – single storey side and rear extension including new porch.  Creation of dormer to first floor bedroom on side elevation at Rivendell, 39e Chapel Yard, Dunnington, Alcester, B49 5NX – Permission Granted with Conditions.

8. Playing Field:

Inspections – To receive a report from the Clerk on Playing Field Inspections – in agenda pack

9. Working Groups Update:

a)     Christmas Tree Switch On – no update

b)     Communications – update in agenda pack

c)     Streetlights – update in agenda pack

10. Highways :

a)     To note Lengthsman’sjobs issued from last Council meeting; comment on progress

b)     To consider future tasks to be issued to the Lengthsman

11. Garden Allotments:

In agenda pack.

12. Community :

a)     To consider the full adoption of the new website.  The website provider has asked for access to the domain name provider to ensure this moves across smoothly.  To decide whether to keep the history section of the website.  Decision Required

b)     To consider the cost of an asbestos survey on the TOPs building.  Decision Required

c)     To consider the way forward regarding the telephone kiosk outside Salford Priors Primary School.  Decision Required

d)     To consider the way forward regarding the Speed Awareness Group.  Decision Required

13. Rights of Way :

To receive report from Cllr Penn on the Public Rights of Way within the Parish

14. Matters raised by Councillors:

Matters raised by Councillors are considered under this item. Councillors are also invited to use this opportunity to report minor matters of information not included elsewhere on the agenda and to raise items for future agendas. (At the discretion of the Chairman Councillors may raise items at the meeting if considered necessary and urgent).

15. Consideration of Correspondence Received : (Yellow Papers)

To consider request for £3,000 from the Cross Parish Cycle & Pathways Project) towards the cost of a feasibility study for the proposed cycleways project.                            Decision Required

To consider the request to provide 2 street names for the new School Rd development.  Decision Required

16. Correspondence to Note:

(‘Correspondence to Note’ items are held in a Circulation Folder available to Councillors during Parish Council Meetings. The Clerk will provide individual copies of correspondence for retention if required).

To note information provided for the 2 recently FOI requests.

17. Finance : General (Pink Papers)

a)     To consider Section 1 – Annual Governance and Accountability Return FY 2018/19           

b)     To consider Section 2 – Annual Governance and Accountability Return – Accounting Statements – Salford Priors Parish Council Accounts FY 2018/19

c)     To note Salford Priors Parish Council has been selected for intermediate review for the 2018/19 reporting year.

d)     To consider the fourth quarterly account and bank reconciliation balances, budgets and cash book payments and receipts balances.

e)     Consideration and approval of the payments and transfers listed in Appendix A

f)      To agree 2 Councillor Signatories to sign the cheques/BACS remittances for payments listed in Appendix A

g)    To note the bank account balances

18. Date of Next Meeting:

To confirm the date of the Annual Council Meeting at 7pm on Wednesday 15thMay 2019.

To confirm the date of the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting following on directly from the Annual Council Meeting on Wednesday 15th May 2019 and dates for the coming year at the Memorial Hall Salford Priors/Dunnington Church Hall.

19. Closure of Meeting :



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