June Agenda 21.6.23

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 Dunnington Baptist Church Hall, Dunnington on Wednesday 21st June 2023 at 7.00pm for the purpose of transacting the following business only.

Donna Bowles
Clerk to the Council                                                                             




1.       To Receive & Accept Apologies:
2.       Members are reminded of the need to: –

1)     Declare the existence of any Disclosable Pecuniary Interest (DPI), Other Registerable Interest (ORI) or Non-Registerable Interest (NRI) for any agenda item

2)     Confirm the nature of the interest by explaining the connection between the interest and the agenda item, and

3)     State what action (if any) they will take in relation to the interest when the agenda item is discussed*


*In the case of a DPI or ORI the obligation is to not participate in any discussion or vote and to leave the meeting room, unless the member has a dispensation from the Clerk to the Parish Council.


If the existence and nature of any interest only becomes apparent later in the meeting it must be disclosed immediately. If a DPI or ORI is not already registered, members must notify the Clerk to the Parish Council of the interest within 28 days.


Members are also reminded of the need to declare predetermination on any matter.


If Members are unsure about whether or not they have an interest, or about its nature, they are strongly advised to seek advice from the Clerk prior to the meeting.


To consider dispensation request from Cllr Maude.


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 Minutes of the Annual Parish Council Meeting held on 17th May 2023 at the Memorial Hall, Salford Priors.

b)     To approve the Minutes of the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting held on 17th May 2023 at the Memorial Hall, Salford Priors.

5.       Planning Matters To Consider :

a)     23/01475/TREE Proposed – T1 – silver birch – Fell at Meadow View, Evesham Road, Salford Priors

b)     23/01403/TREE – -T1 alder – Reduce from 10metres to 7.5metres. -T2 Prunus – Reduce from 8metres to 6metres. -T3 horse chestnut – Reduce from 11metres to 8metres. -T4 birch – Fell. -T5 birch – Reduce from 12metres to 8metres at The Stable 29 Garrard Close Salford Priors Warwickshire WR11 8XG. Following consultation via email Clerk responded with “No objection”

Amendment to Planning Application:

c)      22/02022/OUT Proposed – Outline planning application (all matters reserved except for access) for the phased development of up to 16 self-build and custom housebuilding plots, formation of new vehicular accesses from Evesham Road and formation of infiltration basin. At – Land West Of Evesham Road, Salford Priors , WR11 8UR. Please note that the applicant has reduced the proposed number of units for this site. A phased development of up to 16 self-build and custom housebuilding plots are now proposed. This is 2no. fewer than previously put forward (up to 18no. units).


d)     23/00620/FUL Alterations and extensions to existing dwelling to include; Rear two storey extension with single storey rear attached garage, two storey side extension and single storey front porch at Vine Cottage, 28 Dunnington, Alcester, B49 5NT Planning Permission Granted Subject to Conditions.

e)     23/01178/TREE T1 Eucalyptus – Fell.T2 ash – Reduce height by 4 to 5metres at The Gables , Station Road, Salford Priors, Warwickshire WR11 8UX. No objection.

6.       Clerk’s Progress Report :

To note report in agenda pack.

7.       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

8.       Working Groups Update: 

a)     Infrastructure & Built Environment – to note report and consider any recommendations:

1)     Highways

2)     Public Open Space – approval to carry out some works ahead

3)     NDP

4)     Playing Field – to consider quotes for gym equipment repair

5)     Allotments

6)     PROW

b)     Communications – to note report and consider recommendations

c)      Planning – nothing to report

d)     Cycleway Group – to note the CIL agreement has now been signed

9.       Community :

To consider :

a)     an award for community works

b)     Appointing 2 Governors to the Perkins Educational Foundation]

To note:

c)      TOPs AGM report

10.     Amenity:

a)     To consider extending the current amenity and planter contracts by 1 or 2 years as per contract.

11.     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).

12.     Consideration of Correspondence Received :


13.     Correspondence to Note:

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

Newsletter from Salford Priors CE Academy noting thanks for the Coronation grant.

14.     Policies:

a)     To consider adopting a Social Media Policy

b)     To note Councillors who have attended the Code of Conduct Training.

15.     Finance : General

a)     Consideration and approval of the payments and transfers listed in Appendix A and to agree 2 Councillor signatories to sign the cheques/BACS remittances for payments.

b)     To note the bank account balances

c)     Review Scheme of Delegation

d)     Review Statement of Internal Control

e)     To note a CIL payment in the sum of £ 2,509.19 from Stratford on Avon District Council will shortly be received in relation to 21/03804/COUQ Wood Bevington Farm, Wood Bevington, Alcester, B49 5LX  – £ 2,367.94 and 20/00422/COUQ  Barn Adjacent To, Dunnington Lodge, Dunnington, Alcester, B49 5NU – £ 141.25

16.     Date of Next Meeting:

To confirm the date of the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting at 7.00pm on Wednesday 19th July 2023 at the Memorial Hall Salford Priors.

17.     Closure of Meeting :