10 January 2023 – 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 10 January 2023.  Meeting to commence at 7:15. An agenda for the meeting is set out below.


Mrs K St Leger
4 January 2023

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

142       Apologies

143       Declarations of Interest

144       Written applications for dispensations under the Localism Act 2011

145       To approve minutes of the Parish Council Meeting 6 December 2022

146       Matters arising from the meeting of 6 December 2022 and not otherwise on the agenda

92         To receive updates on Highway issues

95        To receive Parish Strategy update

160       To receive update on planting of trees in Barlaston initiative

161       To receive update regarding Wedgwood Memorial College

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

195       To receive update regarding the land at Meadow Road lease

214       To receive update regarding the renewal of the Cricket Club Lease

221       To receive update on Neighbourhood Plan review

50         To receive update on contact for Homes Plus

80        To determine actions regarding the procurement of a Christmas Tree for Orchard Place and receive update on lighting of a tree at Orchard Place

98         To receive update regarding the Civility and Respect Pledge

101       To receive update on the installation of the CCTV camera at the Downs Car Park

103       To receive update on hedge cutting on the Village Green

119       To receive update and determine actions regarding the procurement of a replacement noticeboard on Barlaston Park

120       To receive update regarding damaged caused by fallen tree by the Downs Car Park

133       To receive update on implementation of electric charge points in the village

134       To receive update on bus stop shelter outside Orchard Place

135       To receive update on drainage issues on the green (below the war memorial)

136       To receive update on purchase of Tommy Figures / Poppies for next year’s Remembrance Service

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

  • Environmental Committee

a willow structure

b Signage for the Wild Green following installation of new items (deferred)

c wildlife projects encompassing the School

d fence installation for Wild Play Area

  • Finance Committee 

To determine budget for 2023/24 

  • HR Committee 
  • Entertainment Committee

To receive update on donation from the Village Show Committee

148       To note financial matters:

            (a) To approve bank reconciliation reports

            (b) To receive schedule of payments report December 2022 

Expenditure – Standard NET VAT Payment
K St Leger – Salary / Expenses 1227.95 0.00 BACS
Staffordshire County Pension 431.16 0.00 BACS
Buxus Green – Inv 202213 – December Grass Cutting 1000.00 0.00 BACS
HMRC NI Contributions OCT-DEC 2022 712.28 0.00 002853
Zoom– Video Conferencing INV181639637 11.99 2.40 DD
BT – Inv– Broadband Inv M040 J& 28.98 5.79 DD
Pozitive Energy Gas inv 26181820222437424 64.28 3.21 DD
Pozitive Energy Electricity Inv 26181620222539657 171.09 8.55 DD
Community Transport (Stafford) Ltd Inv 7616 – November coffee morning 153.00 30.60 BACS
WT Lighting Inv 0065 – Lighting at Orchard Place 391.35 78.27 BACS
Stafford Borough Council Inv 7070291497 – Quarterly bin emptying 329.00 65.80 BACS
St John’s Church grant to print 200 A5 booklets for the Remembrance Sunday Service 150.50 0.00 BACS
St John’s Church grant request 50% of the grass cutting fee towards the upkeep of the cemetery 1,427.00 0.00 BACS
St John’s Church grant towards the cost of printing the Christmas edition of the Parish Gazette 500.00 0.00 BACS
Community Group grant to continue with Silver Surfer Computer Courses 250.00 0.00 BACS
Community Group grant towards electricity for the provision of Christmas Lights display at Barlaston Park 100.00 0.00 BACS
Community Group grant towards transport for the Golden Ages Christmas Party 125.00 0.00 BACS
CPRE donation 50.00 0.00 BACS
WCCTV Inv 64503 – CCTV Camera & 5 Year Maintenance Plan 8000 1600 BACS
AEDdonate – Replacement pads / 2 replacement defib devices INV 2747 1849.94 369.99 BACS
Quarterly Allotment Payment – Allotment association. 300.00 0.00 BACS

149       To determine meeting dates for 2023

150       To determine actions regarding the reinstatement of 2 lampposts along Old Road

151       To determine actions regarding a request for the 101 bus to continue to Meaford Road

152       To receive Risk Assessment updates and determine actions

  • Pavement on the green adjacent to the War Memorial
  • Rialtas Cloud – Training date to be agreed
  • Obsolete defib devices
  • MUGA improvements
  • The metal restraint on the rope bridge at the Wild Play Area
  • Tree stump on Park Drive – trip hazard

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

154       To note Planning issue(s) and outcomes

155       To receive items for inclusion in next agenda

156       Date of next meeting 7 February 2023