Agenda 19th February 2020

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 19th February 2020 at 7.00pm for the purpose of transacting the following business only.


Donna Bowles
Clerk to the Council                                                                              Thursday 13th February


1.       To Receive & Accept Apologies:
2.       To consider the applications for the 2 Co-Opted Councillor vacancies
3.       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.

4.       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.

b. Open forum for the under 18s.

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

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

To approve the Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on Wednesday 15th January 2020  at the Memorial Hall, Salford Priors.

7.       Planning Matters:

Planning Matters To Consider :

a)     20/00248/VARY – variation of condition 2 (approved plans) of 16/02635/FUL to change external materials at New Inn Lane Nurseries, Pitchill, Evesham, WR11 8SN

b)     20/00344/FUL – erection of conservatory to the rear at 10 Bomford Way, Salford Priors, WR11 8AF

c)     To consider email from CALA Homes regarding streetlighting – in agenda pack.

Please note all planning matters considered and decisions received are in the Clerk’s Progress Report.

8.       Clerk’s Progress Report :

To note report in agenda pack.

9.       Playing Field:

Inspections –

a)     It was noted the monthly playing field inspection took place on 31st January with nothing to report.

b)     To note Pete Batacanin has resigned from this role.  Clerk looking into a replacement for this position.

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.    Garden Allotments:

Nothing to report.

12.    Rights of Way :

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

b)     To note report from meeting with Cllr Green & Clerk regarding S106 monies and consider any actions.

13.    Working Groups Update: 

a)     Christmas Tree Switch On – to receive update from meeting on 17th February – Cllr Pattison

b)     Communications – to receive update from Cllr Pattison

c)     Streetlights – no requirement to meet

d)     CIL & S106 – to note report in agenda pack

e)     Amenity – no requirement to meet

14.    Community :

a)     To consider adopting the Emergency Plan once the following have been agreed:

  1. Set up an Emergency Committee
  2. Query regarding item 5 – Local Risk Assessment
  3. To consider contents of emergency box

b)     To consider way forward regarding grass verge parking

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)     To consider response to emails regarding Piper Homes development and Cleeve View

b)     To consider response to request to create a pedestrian access in the new bird mouth fencing on Evesham Rd – enclosed in agenda pack

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.    Policy Reviews:

a)     Recruitment Policy

b)     Risk Management Policy

c)     Handling Requests for Information

d)     Members noted that the data audit schedule has been reviewed.

19.    Finance : General (Pink Papers)

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

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

c)     To note the bank account balances

20.    Date of Next Meeting:

To confirm the date of the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting at 7.00pm on Wednesday 18th March 2020 at the Memorial Hall Salford Priors.

To set dates for remainder of the year

21.    Closure of Meeting :



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