Parish Council Meeting Agenda 21.10.20

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 21st October 2020 at 7.00pm for the purpose of transacting the following business only.

Donna Bowles
Clerk to the Council                                                                              Wednesday 14th October


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 16th September 2020 via Zoom.

5.       Planning Matters:

Planning Matters To Consider :

20/02520/FUL – proposed new single storey garage to house 2 cars at The Old Forge, Station Rd, Salford Priors, WR11 8UX.

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:

Inspections –

a)     To note 7/10 weekly checks have been carried out to date.

b)     To note Kompan have completed necessary repair works.

c)     To consider obtaining quotes for new galvanised fencing around the toddler area using S106 monies.

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:

a)     To set up a Working Party regarding garden allotment competition

b)     To consider providing an information board at the Ridsdale Close entrance detailing the number of the plots, and a ‘please place dogs on leads’ placed at the scout hut entrance and a further water supply to the recently installed plots.

10.    Rights of Way :

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

11.    Working Groups Update: 

a)     Christmas Tree Switch On – To note Clerk has issued a PO for the Christmas tree and the installation of the lights at the Memorial Hall.

b)     Communications – to consider the draft updated booklet revision from Cllr Pattison

c)     Streetlights – no further update

d)     CIL –

  • To consider email from Jo Bozdoganli, Local Plans Manager following a question raised by Clerk as to whether CIL monies can be used for fees relating to projects eg traffic calming proposals.

To receive reports from:

·       Cllr Maude re AAGP

·       Cllr James re Highways

·       Cllr Shale re TOPs (in agenda pack)

·       Clerk re TOPs lease (in agenda pack)

e)     Amenity – to receive report and consider recommendations from meeting 5.10.20 (in agenda pack – note contracts sent by email 13.10.20)

f)      NDP – receive report from Cllr James regarding recent meeting

12.    Community :

a)     TOPs running costs (Cllr Maude)

b)     To receive report from Cllr James regarding recent Site Allocations meeting

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 : (Yellow Papers)

a)     To consider any action regarding email sent 16.9.20 re G&T Sites

b)     To consider request from village shop to add a second light to the front of the shop

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).

a)     Confirmed change of PROW route AL10 (emailed 23.9.20)

b)     To note email 5.10.20 regarding the local government reform

16.    Finance : General (Pink Papers)

a)     To note the External Audit Report

b)     To consider the provision of Parish Council wreath and donation for Royal British Legion regarding Remembrance Day.

c)     To consider and approve the second quarterly bank reconciliation, account balances and income and expenditure budgets.

d)    Consideration and approval of the payments and transfers listed in Appendix A

e)     Clerk to arrange 2 Councillor Signatories to sign the cheques/BACS remittances for payments listed in Appendix A

f)     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 18th November 2020 via Zoom due to social distancing laws.

18.    Closure of Meeting :



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