June Ordinary Parish Council Meeting 15.6.22

To all Members of the Council

You are hereby summoned to attend an ordinary meeting of the Salford Priors Parish Council to be held at The Baptist Church Hall, Dunnington on Wednesday 15th June 2022 at 7.00pm for the purpose of transacting the following business only.

Donna Bowles
Clerk to the Council                                                                              Wednesday 8th June 2022




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.


b. Open forum for the under 18s.

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

Chairman to Move: To close the adjournment and the suspension of Standing Orders

4.       Minutes:

a)     To approve the Annual Council Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on Wednesday 4th May 2022 at the Memorial Hall, Salford Priors.

b)     To approve the Ordinary Parish Council Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on Wednesday 4th May 2022 at the Memorial Hall, Salford Priors.

5.       Planning Matters:

Planning Matters To Consider :

None to date


a)     22/00382/FUL & LBC – Proposed rear extensions and alterations at 70 Wood Bevington, Alcester, B49 5LX. Planning Permission Refused.

Application Withdrawn:

b)     22/00203/FUL – Proposed replacement of existing ‘vine cottage’ two storey dwelling with outbuildings, with a 2 bedroom, 1 storey detached dwelling at Vine Cottage, 28 Broom Lane, Dunnington, B49 5NT

6.       Clerk’s Progress Report :

To note:

a)     Amenity contractor has confirmed they will apply a substance to kill the grass around the wooden equipment which will stop the strimmer causing any further damage.

b)     To note new fixed rate contract signed with EDF for the electricity supply at TOPs.

7.       Playing Field:

To note roundabout query still outstanding.

8.       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

9.       Garden Allotments:

a)     To note all rental payments have been received.

b)     To note income & expenditure 21/22

10.     Rights of Way :

To note the new bridge at AL6 has now been installed.

11.     Working Groups Update: 

a)     Christmas Tree Switch On – to consider way forward with this event

b)     Infrastructure & Built Environment:

–        Highways –

à       to note works to the triangle on junction of School Rd/Station Rd have taken place & the area to the front of the gate on Station Rd has been tarmacked.

à       To receive report and agree recommendations from DTA Planning Consultants

–        Public Open Space –

à       To note CALA has applied to have the Public Open Space signed off with a Completion Certificate and a site inspection being caried out in the next couple of weeks.

–        NDP

–        Group to look into the email from Stratford District Council Site Allocations Plan (emailed 6.6.22) and report back to July meeting.

–        Playing Field

c)      Social & Environmental:

–        Communications – draft newsletter to be approved

–        Leisure Trails –

à       to note report from Cllr Maude.

–        Allotments –  To note and consider any recommendations regarding Cllr R Green’s email dated 5.6.22

–        PROW

d)     Jubilee – To receive report regarding the Platinum Jubilee Celebrations.

12.     Community :

To finalise the litter pick 18th June

13.     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).

14.     Consideration of Correspondence Received :


15.     Correspondence to Note:

(The Clerk will provide individual copies of correspondence for retention if required).

a)     Email from resident re 70 Wood Bevington re planning comments (emailed 7.6.22)

b)     Email from residents thanking the Parish Council for the Jubilee celebrations (emailed 8.6.22)

16.     Policy:

a)     To consider the adoption of a Reserves Policy.

b)     To consider proposal to create an Advisory Planning Group with delegated powers

17.     Finance : General

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 ratify the payments made in May and agree 2 Councillor Signatories to sign the cheques/BACS remittances for payments

d)     To note the bank account balances

18.     Date of Next Meeting:

To confirm the date of the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting at 7.00pm on Wednesday 20th July 2022 at the Memorial Hall Salford Priors.

19.     Closure of Meeting :


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