01 March 2022 – Barlaston Parish Council Meeting

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L01-20 The Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020

All members of Barlaston Parish Council are hereby summoned to the Parish Council Meeting at Barlaston Methodist Church. Park Drive, Barlaston ST12 9DP on Tuesday 1 March 2022 at 7:15 pm.  An agenda for the meeting is set out below.


Mrs K St Leger
23 February 2022


7:15 – 7:30   Public Open Forum (by prior appointment). Please contact the Clerk if you wish to participate in the Public element of the meeting. If no requests are received, the Parish Council meeting will commence at 7:15 pm

187      Apologies

188      Declarations of Interest

189      Written applications for dispensations under the Localism Act 2011

190      To approve minutes of the Parish Council 1 February 2022

191      Matters arising from the meeting of 1 February 2022 and not otherwise on the agenda

95        To receive update on Parish Council Strategy (deferred – subject to release of census data)

115      To receive update on lighting of a beacon to commemorate the Jubilee

118      To receive update on Lakewood Drive

131      To receive update on planning application 21/33687/FUL described as proposed housing development between Brookhouse Drive and Old Road

134      To receive update on Twinning with Fiskars, Finland

137      To receive update on Emergency gate access on the Downs (deferred)

160      To determine course of action regarding offer of Free Trees from Woodland Creation

161      To receive update regarding Wedgwood Memorial College Arboretum

163      To receive update regarding Rural School Transport Scheme

180      To receive suggestions regarding a Community led shop on Barlaston Park (deferred – subject to commencement of planning application 18/18215/FUL)

192      To receive updates and determine actions regarding the following Committees:

  • Environmental Committee
  • Entertainment Committee – Platinum Jubilee Event
  • Finance Committee
  • HR Committee (deferred)

193      To receive update on Highways Issues including:

  • Speed Watch
  • Speeding on Station Road / Old Road / Meaford Road / Longton Road
  • 20’s Plenty for Staffordshire

194      To note financial matters:

            (a) to approve bank reconciliation reports

            (b) to receive schedule of payments report February 2022

Expenditure NET VAT Cheque
Boultons O/N 011611/0 – 4 Oak Tree Saplings 516.08 103.22 BACS
Hosting Systems – Voice over IP 10.00 2.00 DD
Zoom Video Conferencing – 11.99 2.40 DD
BT – Broadband 26.66 5.33 DD
K St Leger, Salary & Expenses 1029.47 0.00 BACS
SLC Inv BK204612-1 – Virtual Conference 75.00 15.00 002797
Viking Inv 8285706 – 5 boxes A4 paper 74.43 14.89 002798
CanPrint Inv 31510 – Wedgwood Memorial Printing 65.00 13.00 002799
Staffordshire County Pension Fund 351.29 0.00 002800
Buxus Green – Grounds Maintenance Inv 202202 995.83 0.00 002801
Canprint – Inv 31800 – printing of certificates 30.00 6.00 002802


195      To determine actions regarding the land at Meadow Road

196      To discuss signage on the Downs Bank

197      To discuss actions regarding littering on the Downs Car Park by workmen

198      To receive Risk Assessment update and determine actions

    • Tree survey
    • Pavement on the green adjacent to the War Memorial
    • Post at Orchard Place not removed as part of repairs
    • Rialtas Cloud

199      To receive updates on and determine grant application(s)

    • Douglas MacMillan thank you
    • Guides request £250 towards equipment for international service project to Kenya.
    • Barlaston WI request £150 towards funding ingredients for the Jubilee celebrations
    • Barlaston Herons request £150 towards funding ingredients for the Jubilee celebrations

200      To note Planning issue(s) and determine action(s)

  • To amend Standing Orders to delegate powers to the Clerk

201      To receive items for inclusion in next month’s agenda

202      Date of next meeting Parish Council Meeting – 5 April 2022