AGENDA 16th May 2018

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 16th May 2018 at 7.00pm for the purpose of transacting the following business only.

Donna Bowles

Clerk to the Council

Thursday 10th May 2018


  1. Apologies: To receive apologies and agree the reason for absence.
  1. 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.

  1. Open Forum

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

  1. 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.

  1. Open forum for the under 18s.
  1. To receive the Ward Member’s reports (3 minutes maximum each Ward Councillor)
  1. Chairman to Move: To close the adjournment and the suspension of Standing Orders.
  1. Minutes:

To approve the Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on Wednesday 18th April 2018 at the Memorial Hall, Salford Priors.

  1. Clerk’s Progress Report : The Clerk to report on the following items :
  1. Abbot’s Salford layby repairs
  2. Crossroads sign by the Queens Head
  3. H&S issue B4088 footway
  4. Removal of ‘new speed limit applies’ sign
  5. Update from Bovis Homes Ltd
Salford Priors Parish Council
f) Update regarding speeding issues on Station Rd & School Rd
7. Planning Matters:
Planning Matters To Consider :
a) 18/00051/ADJCON – proposed excavation of pond and carrying out of earth modelling
together with new woodland and other planting at land at Rough Hill, Low Rd, Church
Planning Applications to Note : None
Planning Decisions :
b) 17/03253/FUL – Develop land at Mudwalls Farm, Salford Rd, Dunnington – Permission
Granted Subject to Conditions for Change of use of existing agricultural building and
associated land for the sale, storage, display and distribution of farm machinery to serve
farm machinery business and the storage of existing agricultural equipment at Mudwalls
Farm. In addition to a temporary three year permission for three office cabins to be
associated with the farm machinery business at Mudwalls Farm.
8. Playing Field:
Inspections –
a) To receive a report from the Clerk on Playing Field Inspections
b) To receive a report from Cllr Shale re pre-start meeting with Kompan
c) To consider the purchase of benches
d) To consider increasing the tarmac basketball area
9. Working Groups Update:
a) Christmas Tree Switch On – no further update
b) A Nation’s Tribute – meeting on 23.5.18
c) Communications – no further update
d) NDP – update from meeting held on 11.4.18 (emailed 9.5.18)
e) Playing Field – update discussed under minute 8
f) Streetlights – update
g) Minerals Plan – no further update
10. Highways :
a) To note Lengthsman’s jobs issued from last Council meeting; comment on progress
b) To consider future tasks to be issued to the Lengthsman
11. Allotments:
To receive update re allotments
12. GDPR:
To receive update from Clerk re GDPR implications
12. Community :
a) To consider the purchase of 30mph speed signs for waste collection bins
b) To consider the position of poles for mobile speed signs
c) To consider a request from Dunnington Church for assistance with the payment of a
d) footway round the back of the Church hall for disabled access.
To consider a Councilllor becoming a Governor at Salford Priors Primary School.
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 email from resident re clearing brambles
16. Correspondence to Note:

Salford Priors Parish Council

(‘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).

  1. Thank you letter from a resident to the contractors re the planters
  1. April newsletter from Warwickshire Police & Crime Commissioner
  1. Finance : General (Pink Papers)
  1. To consider Section 2 – Accounting Statements – Salford Priors Parish Council Accounts FY 2017/18
  1. To note new pay scales issued by NALC (emailed 25.4.18)
  2. To note online payment system is now set up with Lloyds Bank. Clerk to set up the payment with Cllrs Littleford & James authorising.
  3. To consider quotes re annual insurance
  4. Consideration and approval of the payments and transfers listed in Appendix A
  1. To agree 2 Councillor Signatories to sign the cheques for payments listed in Appendix A
  1. To note the bank account balances
  1. Date of Next Meeting:

To confirm the date of the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting at 7.00pm on Wednesday 20th June 2018 at the Baptist Church Hall, Dunnington.

  1. Closure of Meeting :