1 June 2021 – Barlaston Parish Council Agenda

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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 June 2021 at 7:15 pm.  An agenda for the meeting is set out below.


Mrs K St Leger

25 May 2021

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

26        Apologies

27        To determine vacancy for Barlaston West Ward

28        Declarations of Interest

29        Written applications for dispensations under the Localism Act 2011

30        To approve minutes of the Annual Meeting of the Parish Council 11 May 2021

31        Matters arising from the meeting of 11 May 2021 and not otherwise on the agenda

            22        To receive update on Neighbourhood Watch schemes (deferred)

            175     To determine drainage works on the Village Green Visit

32        To determine meeting dates for the following committees:

  • Finance Committee
  • Environmental Committee
    • To determine sub committee for the Play Area Meadow Road
  • Joint Playing Fields Committee

33        To determine formation of HR Committee including scope

34        To determine acceptance of the Annual Governance and Accountability Return for the Year ending 31 March 2021 following internal audit

(a) Annual Governance Statement approval

(b) Accounting Statements 2020/2021 approval

35        To receive the Clerk’s Update Report

36        To nominate a representative for the Barlaston Cemetery Chapel project

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

38        To determine format, date and expenditure for the forthcoming Parish Council ‘Thank You’ event

39        To determine content and format of the Annual Parish Booklet

40        To receive update on Highways Issues including Speedwatch

41        To note financial matters:

            (a) to approve bank reconciliation reports

            (b) to receive schedule of payments report May 2021

  NET VAT Cheque
Canal & River Trust (possible aggregate payment) – Pending £2000.00 TBC  
St John’s Church – 50% contribution to graveyard maintenance £1320.00 0.00  
Barlaston Village Hall Committee £600.00 0.00  
Barlaston Womblers £200.00 0.00  
Buxus Green – Grounds Maintenance      
K St Leger Salary & Expenses      
BHIB Insurance Schedule £1,027.16 £0.00  
SLCC Membership £166.00 £0.00  
Stafford Borough Council – Inv 7070286316 – bin emptying Jan – Mar £320.00 £64.00  
Chairman’s Allowance £250.00 £0.00  


42        To receive Risk Assessment update and determine actions

43        To determine grant application(s)

44        To note Planning Committee Recommendations

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

46        Date of next meeting Parish Council Meeting 6 July 2021