Parish Council Meeting November 16.11.22

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

Donna Bowles
Clerk to the Council                                                                              Wednesday 9th November



1.       To Receive & Accept Apologies:

To note Satpal Singh’s resignation

To note no request has been received for an election and the co-option process can now be followed. Closing date to be set.

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

5.       Planning Matters:

Planning Matters To Consider :

a)     22/03105/FUL Proposed:Rear extension replacing existing extension and rear dormer window at Beech Cottage , Dunnington Road, Dunnington, Salford Priors

b)     22/02309/FUL Proposed:Proposed replacement of existing ‘vine cottage’ two storey dwelling with outbuildings with a new detached dwelling at Vine Cottage, 28 Dunnington, Alcester, B49 5NT

Applications received after the agenda by the clerk:


c)      22/02735/TREE – Arboricultural work – T1 silver birch fell at 2 Meadow View, Evesham Rd, Salford Priors, WR11 8UU.  No objection

d)     22/02168/LBC & 22/02167/FUL Construction of a small, single storey extension to link existing outbuilding to dwelling and replace existing garage at 70 Wood Bevington Road, Wood Bevington, Warwickshire, B49 5LX.  Listed building consent and Planning Permission is granted subject to conditions.

6.       Clerk’s Progress Report :

To note report in agenda pack.

7.       Playing Field:

To note the new safety mats for the multi goal area, and the swing chains are due to be replaced on 5th January 2023.

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

c)      To receive verbal report from Cllr A Green re Lengthsman Scheme and consider any recommendations.

9.       Garden Allotments:

a)     To note Clerk has forwarded lease information to Robert Lunn & Lowth Solicitors.

b)     To receive report regarding the Awards Evening

10.     Rights of Way :

a)     To receive report from Cllr R Green on the Public Rights of Way within the Parish

b)     To note 2 new wooden kissing gates have been ordered.

11.     Working Groups Update: 

a)     Christmas Tree Switch On – to consider a one-off payment for lights at Abbots Salford.

b)     Infrastructure & Built Environment: no update at time of printing agenda

c)      Avon & Arrow Greenway Project – note AGM minutes

d)     To appoint a Councillor to represent the Parish Council on the Memorial Hall Committee

e)     To confirm Planning Committee members.

12.     Community :

a)     To consider establishing a King’s Coronation Fund

b)     To consider defibrillator quotes

c)      To receive Warm Hub update report.

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:

Telephone call received from a resident requesting a streetlight be installed at the end of Ridsdale Close on the corner by the allotments.

15.     Correspondence to Note:

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

a)     A freedom of information request has been received regarding tenders.

b)     Thanks received from The Royal British Legion for recent donation.

16.     Finance : General

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

b)     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 listed in Appendix A

c)     To note the bank account balances

d)     To note new payscales issued by NALC and the additional day’s annual leave with effect from 1 April 2023 as per email dated 7.11.22.

17.     Date of Next Meeting:

To confirm the date of the Ordinary Parish Council Meeting at 7.00pm on Wednesday 14th December 2022 at the Memorial Hall Salford Priors. This is to discuss the budget and any planning applications only.

18.     Closure of Meeting :