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Council Meeting 13th December 2023


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 13th December 2023 at 7.00pm for the purpose of transacting the following business only.




Donna Bowles
Clerk to the Council                                                                              Wednesday 6th December




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.


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 Extra Ordinary Parish Council Meeting held on Tuesday 21st November 2023 at the Baptist Church Hall, Dunnington

5.       Planning Matters:

Planning Matters To Consider :

a)     23/03195/FUL Proposed – Agricultural building and associated hardstanding at Agricultural Land Adjacent To Old Dunnington Farm Barns,


b)     23/02332/FUL Removal of existing temporary coverings and leadsheet from the south aisle roof together with wood cored lead rolls, and lead flashings. Laying of new terne coated stainless steel roof to south aisle alongside any other associated works at St Matthews Church, Station Road, Salford Priors. Planning Permission Granted with Conditions.

c)      22/02022/OUT 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. OUTLINE PERMISSION is GRANTED subject to conditions.

6.       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 consider setting up a Finance Audit Group

c)     To consider the Community Grant application.

d)     To note the bank account balances

7.       General Reserves Policy:

To consider setting a minimum general reserve.

8.       CIL Projects Update
9.       2023/2024 Budget
10.     Budget Proposal 2024/2025:

a)     To consider Cllrs suggestions for short, medium and long term plans

b)     To consider Salford Priors Parish Council Precept and Budget Proposal for FY 2024/25

11.     Date of Next Meeting:

To confirm the date of the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting at 7.00pm on Wednesday 17th January 2024 at the Memorial Hall Salford Priors.

12.     Closure of Meeting :




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