Parish Council Agenda 17.3.21

To all Members of the Council

You are hereby summoned to attend an ordinary meeting of the Salford Priors Parish Council to be held via Zoom on 17th March 2021 at 7.00pm for the purpose of transacting the following business only.

Donna Bowles
Clerk to the Council                                                                  Wednesday 10th March 2021



Please click here for agenda paperwork.  Zoom link below:

Meeting ID: 814 6002 1844

Passcode: 520358


1.       To Receive & Accept Apologies:

To note Karen Pattison’s resignation and the relevant notice has been placed in Noticeboards and on social media.

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 17th February 2021 via Zoom.

5.       Planning Matters:

Planning Matters To Consider:


For Information Only:

20/03666/FUL – first floor side and rear extension and single storey rear extension at Sunbeam Cottage, Bevington, Salford Priors, WR11 8SJ.  This is an amendment to the original application – a consultation response is not being sought.

Please note all planning matters considered and decisions received are in the Clerk’s Progress Report.

6.       Clerk’s Progress Report:

To note report in agenda pack.

7.       Playing Field:

To note the monthly checking of the toddler area fence has been carried out.

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 one full plot is being made available for 1st April.  Clerk to advertise the plot.

10.     Rights of Way:

To receive report from Cllr Penn on the Public Rights of Way within the Parish

To note a bridge on AL4 is being replaced.

11.     Working Groups Update: 

a)     Christmas Tree Switch On – to form new working group at the April meeting

b)     Communications – Guide to Salford Priors & newsletter has now been printed and is in the process of being delivered. To consider issuing the newsletter on a quarterly basis.

c)      Streetlights – no further update

d)     CIL – Avon & Arrow Greenway Project –

  • To approve the recommendation from minutes dated 23.9.20 for Salford Priors Parish Council to form a joint Working Group with Avon & Arrow Greenway Project, Cllrs named as A Green, K James, T Shale & C Hickman
  • Ecology Survey Update

CALA Open Space – to note report & consider recommendations from the Working Group

Traffic Calming – to note any update

TOPs – to note any update regarding the lease

e)     Allotments – verbal update from Cllr R Green.

f)      Face to Face meetings – note report and consider recommendations regarding recent meeting

12.     Community:

To consider the purchase of a tripod unit for the laser gun for the Community Speed Awareness Group

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).

a)     Cllr Green – consider tree planting scheme – in agenda pack

b)     Cllr Green – to consider installing a new dog bin at Abbots Salford at a cost of £250

14.     Consideration of Correspondence Received: (Yellow Papers)

Donation request from Marie Curie – The Great Daffodil Appeal.

15.     Correspondence to Note:

(‘Correspondence to Note’ items are held in a Circulation Folder available to Councillors during Parish Council Meetings. The Clerk will provide individual copies of correspondence for retention if required).

Email from owner of village shop regarding decision of lighting.

16.     Policy Reviews:

a)     Grievance Policy

b)     Disciplinary Policy

c)     Data Protection & Information Security

17.     Finance: General (Pink Papers)

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 total CIL monies expected – £355,041.47, total received to date £106,530.45 – budgets allocated to date:

  • £100,000 – CALA Open Space Project
  • £100,000 – Traffic Calming Project
  • £100,000 – Avon & Arrow Greenway Project

d)     To note the bank account balances

18.     Confirmation of amendment to dates of Next Meetings
19.     Confidential: Staff Review:

To receive report & consider recommendation from the Chairman following Clerk’s staff appraisal on 9th March 2021.

20.     Confidential Meeting Note – Members of Public Excluded
21.     Closure of Meeting :





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