AGENDA 18th July 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 July at 7.00pm for the purpose of transacting the following business only.

Donna Bowles

Clerk to the Council

Thursday 12th July 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 20th June 2018 at the Baptist Hall, Dunnington.

  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. Update regarding speeding issues on Station Rd & School Rd
  5. Tothall Lane repairs
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f) Evesham Rd footways
g) Evesham Rd parking issues
7. Planning Matters:
Planning Matters To Consider :
a) 18/01809/LBC – Conversion of agricultural buildings into three dwellings with all
associated works at Wood Bevington Farm, Wood Bevington, Alcester, B49 5LX
Planning Decisions :
b) 18/01454/FUL – replacement front porch and new single storey rear extension to 1 Fern
Cottages, Rushford, WR11 8SL – Planning Permission Granted subject to conditions
8. Playing Field:
Inspections –
a) To receive a report from the Clerk on Playing Field Inspections
b) To receive update following Open Event
9. Working Groups Update:
a) Christmas Tree Switch On
b) A Nation’s Tribute – update from recent meetings
c) Communications – update from meeting held on 9.7.18
d) NDP – update from meeting
e) Playing Field – update on opening event
f) Streetlights – still to meet
g) Minerals Plan – no update
h) Amenity Group – update from meeting on 12.7.18
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 from Clerk
12. GDPR :
No further update to note at present
13. Rights of Way :
a) To receive report from Cllr Penn on the Public Rights of Way within the Parish
b) AL12 repairs to steps B4088
c) AL10 overgrown
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)
a) Email from resident re speed on Station Rd/Evesham Rd
b) Note from resident re hedge cutting on Priors Grange
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).
17. Finance : General (Pink Papers)
a) To consider and approve the first quarterly bank reconciliation, account balances and
b) income and expenditure budgets.
Consideration and approval of the payments and transfers listed in Appendix A
c) To agree 2 Councillor Signatories to sign the cheques/BACS remittances for payments listed
in Appendix A

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  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 19th September 2018 at the Memorial Hall Salford Priors.

  1. Closure of Meeting :