AGENDA 18th April 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 18th April 2018 immediately following the Annual Parish Meeting at 7pm for the purpose of transacting the following business only.

Donna Bowles

Clerk to the Council

Thursday 12th April 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. b. Open forum for the under 18s.

  1. To receive the Ward Member’s reports (3 minutes maximum each Ward Councillor)
  2. 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 21st March 2018 at the Memorial Hall, Salford Priors.

  1. Clerk’s Progress Report : The Clerk to report on the following items :
  1. New Weethley sign
  2. Abbot’s Salford layby repairs
  3. Crossroads sign by the Queens Head
  4. H&S issue B4088 footway
  5. Removal of ‘new speed limit applies’ sign
  6. Update from Bovis Homes Ltd
  7. Update regarding speeding issues on Station Rd & School Rd
  1. Planning Matters: None
  1. Playing Field:

Inspections – To receive a report from the Clerk on Playing Field Inspections.

Salford Priors Parish Council
9. Working Groups Update:
a) Christmas Tree Switch On
b) A Nation’s Tribute – meeting to be arranged
c) Communications
d) NDP – update from meeting held on 11.4.18
e) Playing Field – update
f) Streetlights – recommendations for lamp replacements & final concrete column
g) Minerals Plan
10. GDPR
To note GDPR implications and to agree privacy notices together with confirming a Data
11. 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
12. Allotments:
To receive feedback following recent Allotments meeting.
13. Community :
a) To note the appointment of the new Trustee on Perkins Educational Foundation
b) To note the adoption of the telephone box outside Salford Priors Primary School
14. Rights of Way :
To receive report from Cllr Penn on the Public Rights of Way within the Parish
15. 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).
16. Consideration of Correspondence Received : (Yellow Papers)
a) Email received from a resident on the new Bovis Estate requesting a sign, or double yellow
lines, are placed at the end of Bomford Way to designate the area for turning only.
b) Email received from a resident on the new Bovis Estate regarding the lack of parking
c) facilities.
Email received from the Christmas Tree Switch on Group
17. 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).
18. Finance : General (Pink Papers)
a) To consider Section 1 – Annual Governance Statement FY 2018/19
b) To consider the fourth quarterly account and bank reconciliation balances, budgets and
c) cash book payments and receipts balances.
To note – Notification Section 137 Expenditure for 2018/2019
d) Consideration and approval of the payments and transfers listed in Appendix A
e) To agree 2 Councillor Signatories to sign the cheques for payments listed in Appendix A
f) To note the bank account balances
19. Date of Next Meeting:
To confirm the date of the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting at 7.00pm on Wednesday 16th May
2018 at the Memorial Hall Salford Priors.
20. Closure of Meeting :