May Ordinary Parish Council Agenda 4.5.22

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 Memorial Hall, Salford Priors on Wednesday 4th May 2022 at 7.00pm for the purpose of transacting the following business only.

Donna Bowles
Clerk to the Council Wednesday 27th April 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:
To approve the Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on Wednesday 16th March 2022 at the Memorial Hall, Salford Priors.
5. Planning Matters:
Planning Matters To Consider :
None to date.
a) 21/03752/FUL – proposed conservatory and garage at 12 Cedar Close, Salford Priors, WR11 8AL. Planning Permission Granted with Conditions.
b) 22/00231/VARY – Vary Condition 1 of planning permission 19/00497/REM (date of decision 5/11/2019), to provide increased family accommodation and study (home office) space (for home working). Replace drawing nos. 1968/04 & 1968/05 with 1968/08 and 1968/09. Permission Granted with Conditions.
c) 21/04005/FUL – Erection of single and two storey extension at Rose Cottage, Cock Bevington Rd, Bevington, WR11 8SJ. Permission Granted with Conditions.
6. Clerk’s Progress Report :
To note report in agenda pack.
7. Playing Field:
To note the quarterly inspection.
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:
To note invoices have been sent to all leaseholders for the annual rent 1.5.22-30.4.23.
10. Rights of Way :
To note report from Cllr R Green on the Public Rights of Way within the Parish.
11. Working Groups Update:
a) Christmas Tree Switch On – update re Christmas
b) Communications – to note report and consider any recommendations
c) CIL
– Open Space – to note report and consider any recommendations
– Highways Safety – to note report
– Leisure Trails – to note report
d) NDP – no update
e) Allotments – to note report
f) Jubilee – to note report and consider final arrangements
g) Amenity
• to note increase in amenity contract for verge mowing of £90pm to include extra wide verge & strimming around bollards on School Rd.
• to note £75 one off fee for mowing and collection of grass and debris to the front of the Open Space.
12. Community :
a) To note the provision of 4 air purification units from Warwickshire County Council, 3 for the Memorial Hall and 1 for the TOPs building.
b) To note the VAS on Evesham Rd has now been repaired.
c) To consider requesting the mobile Warm Hub attend to help target social isolation and ascertain the interest levels of residents.
d) To consider plans for litter pick weekend of 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).
Cllr R Green – To consider the purchase of bespoke village signs to be placed in the centre of each hamlet of Salford Priors.
14. Consideration of Correspondence Received :
To consider response to email from WALC regarding parish achievements (emailed 27.4.22)
15. Correspondence to Note:
(The Clerk will provide individual copies of correspondence for retention if required).
To note email from resident to MP Zahawi regarding traffic calming in the parish. (emailed 25.4.22)
16. Finance : General
a) To consider Section 1 – Annual Governance and Accountability Return FY 2021/22
b) To consider Section 2 – Annual Governance and Accountability Return – Accounting Statements – Salford Priors Parish Council Accounts FY 2021/22.
c) To note internal auditor report for FY 2020/21 and consider any recommendations.
d) To consider the fourth quarterly account and bank reconciliation balances, budgets and cash book payments and receipts balances.
e) To ratify the payments made in April and agree 2 Councillor Signatories to sign the cheques/BACS remittances for payments
f) As the May meeting is being held earlier than usual Members to agree that any regular monthly invoices requiring payment be signed by Chair or Vice-Chair and one other. These payments to then be retrospectively approved in June.
g) To review the Scheme of Delegation
h) To note the bank account balances
17. Date of Next Meeting:
To confirm the date of the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting at 7.00pm on Wednesday 15th June 2022 at the Memorial Hall Salford Priors.
18. Closure of Meeting :

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