1 September 2020 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 online Zoom Parish Council Meeting on 1 September 2020 at 7:15 pm.  An agenda for the meeting is set out below (this is an abridged agenda, items not included will be addressed following the removal of the lock down criteria)


Mrs K St Leger                                                                                             25 August 2020



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

Two members of the public have lodged requests to address the Parish Council

56        Apologies

57        Declarations of Interest

58        Written applications for dispensations under the Localism Act 2011

59        To approve minutes of the full Council Meeting of 7 July 2020

60        Matters arising from the meeting of 7 July and not otherwise on the agenda

61        To approve minutes of the full Council Meeting of 4 August 2020

62        Matters arising from the meeting of 4 August and not otherwise on the agenda

            117       To determine Crossing Patrol requirement

            4          To discuss vacancies for Barlaston East and Barlaston West Wards

            6(c)      To receive update on 2 SID Devices

7          To determine recognition of community contribution during Covid-19 lockdown

            10        To receive update on the Wild Play Area

            20        To receive update on Licence for access to the Green

22        To receive update on Neighbourhood Watch schemes (deferred)

35/36    To determine establishment of a Village Drainage Strategy Group 

37        To determine actions required to address safety issues on Longton Road

39        To receive update on Bridge 104, Trent & Mersey Canal

40        To receive update on use of the green

42        To determine wild planting scheme and associated costings including s115e Licence requirements

63        To determine request for memorial bench for Mr Stan Phillips

64        To determine actions with regards to the Former Wedgwood Memorial College

65        To receive Speed Watch update

66        To note financial matters:

            (a) to approve bank reconciliation reports

            (b) to receive schedule of payments report July / August 2020

(c) to note Green Book pay award

  NET VAT Cheque
Barlaston Walking for Health grant / Replacement cheque 002614 100.00   002631
Perennial Landscapes Inv 3036 Grass Cutting 570.00 114.00 002632
T F Smith Inv 1101 Connect electrics for Clock Tower 160.00   002633
J Poultney Replenish planter Cocknage Inv 141 20.00   002634
Barlaston Cricket Club Grant (PPE) 400.00   002635
Barlaston Community Responders Grant (Assist with Vehicle ins/MOT) 1000.00   002636
Topliss Assoc Inv 1,146 Internal Audit Parish Council 171.00 34.20 002637
K St Leger Salary / Expenses (July) 965.16   002638
Staffs Pension (j 302.41   002639
SPCA Clerk Training Inv 20/204 50.00   002640
I Johnston, inv 1452 fit clock tower Village Hall Roof / inc materials 420.00   002641
Topliss Associates Inv 1,151 Village Hall Audit 145.50 29.10 002642
Trenton Construction Inv 6805 Village Hall Works 8912.00 1782.40 002643
White Rose Inv 1093 Balance of payment for replacement garages 5320,00 1064.00 002644
K St Leger Salary / Expenses (August)     002645
Staffs Pension (August)     002646
History & Hobbies Ltd Inv 0009 Village Green Signs (wild play) 106.00 21.20 PAYPAL
Printerland Inv SOA1961329 Toner Cartridges 228.02 45.60 PAYPAL

67        To determine Councillor Training

Be a Better Councillor – 2 session course on 21st October and 18th November 9.30-1pm £50

Explore Chairmanship – 2 session course on 27th October and 10th November 9.30-1pm £50

Councillor Fundamentals – 27th October 6.30-8.30pm £25

68        To determine Risk Assessment Actions

69        To determine grant application(s)

Stone Lions Club (prostate cancer)

Voluntary Transport Scheme

70        To note Planning Committee Recommendations

71        To note date of next meeting

            6 October 2020

Karen St Leger, Barlaston Parish Clerk – email: barlastonparishclerk@gmail.com

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Meeting ID: 821 6938 6681