Ordinary Parish Council Meeting 16.2.22

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 16th February 2022 at 7.00pm for the purpose of transacting the following business only.

Donna Bowles
Clerk to the Council                                                                              Wednesday 9th February


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 19th January 2022 at the Memorial Hall, Salford Priors.

5.       Planning Matters:

Planning Matters To Consider :

None at time of printing.

6.       Clerk’s Progress Report :

To note report in agenda pack.

7.       Playing Field:

To note waiting for a response from Kompan regarding basket swing and roundabout.

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:

Nothing to report.

10.     Rights of Way:

To note the following:

a)     Still awaiting delivery of new bridge for footpath AL6

b)     20 new/replacement signposts to be erected by end of March

11.     Working Groups Update: 

a)     Christmas Tree Switch On – form new Working Group to consider Christmas Tree Switch On Event 2022. To note vandalism to Christmas lights.

b)     Communications – to note Winter/Spring 22 newsletter has now been delivered. To note new Lead to the Group.

c)      CIL

  1. Open Space: to note report and consider recommendations
  2. Traffic Calming – no report received
  3. Avon & Arrow Greenway Project – to note report and consider recommendations

d)     NDP – to consider SWLP flyer

e)     Queen’s Jubilee – to note report and consider recommendations. Consider quotes for Platinum Jubilee coins

f)      Amenity – to consider the closure of this group until the contract is due for tender

g)     Allotments – to note report (to follow)

h)     TOPs – to note report

12.     Community:

a)     To consider memorial for Donald Penn

b)     To consider quotes for a noticeboard on CALA estate

c)      To consider the way forward regarding a litter pick

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:

a)     To consider response to email re a Christmas Day event 2022 and setting up a Warm Hub

b)     To consider rendez-vous point within parish for missing persons & to consider request for donation from Warwickshire Search & Rescue.

c)      To consider response to email from the Mayor of Alcester

15.     Correspondence to Note:

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

None to date.

16.     Policy Reviews:

a)     Recruitment

b)     Policy & Procedures for Handling Requests for Information

c)      Risk Management

d)     Publication Scheme

e)     Asset Register

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 note CIL monies received to date.

d)     To consider the purchase of a new laptop for Clerk

e)     Members noted the precept request has been forwarded to Stratford District Council

f)      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 16th March 2022 at the Memorial Hall Salford Priors.

19.     Closure of Meeting :



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