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Leigh Parish Council Financial Report 2019 2020









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Monday, 17 August 2020

Parish Council Minutes - August 2020

 

                                                                                                                                        03 August 2020 (1)

LEIGH PARISH COUNCIL

 

Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on 3rd August 2020

Leigh Village Hall Car Park commencing 7.30pm.

Present

                        Councillor       B Barker

                        Councillor       J Beaman         Chairman

                        Councillor       E Durose

                        Councillor       A Raby

                       

                        Parishioners     Mrs V Johnson,  Mrs P Bowers

 

                        Clerk               B A Boughey 

 

20/024.            Apologies                    Councillor       E Beaman                    (Family)

                                                            Councillor       T Collins                      (Work)

                                                            Councillor       M Snowden                (Holiday)

 

20/025.            Chairman’s Announcements           No announcements

 

20//026.           Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests, Personal Interests, other Interests

                        None Declared.

 

20/027.            Minutes

20/027.1          COUNCIL RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting

                        of 2nd March  2020 be signed by the meeting Chairman.

                        The April, May, June and July meetings were not held due to coronavirus restrictions

                        as it was not possible to hold normal meetings.

                        As a result no Annual Meeting of the Parish Council was held in May resulting in

                        Councillor J Beaman and Councillor A Raby continuing as Chairman and

                        Vice Chairman respectively.  This also applies to all other appointments and

                        procedures normally confirmed at the Annual Meeting.

 

20/028.            Outstanding Matters

20/028.1          Six Month Rule regarding attendance of Councillors at Parish Council Meetings.

                        RESOLVED to grant dispensation to all Member Councillors failing to attending

                        meetings during the period covered by the Coronavirus restrictions.

 

20/029.            Finance

20/029.1          Financial Statement and Bank Account Reconciliation.

                        Check of Financial Statement against Bank Statements completed.

20/029.2          Invoice   Cropper Grounds Maintenance   Recreation Ground Mowing

                        July £191.66 + £38.33 VAT   Total  £229.99 1976 LG(MP)A s19.1b

                        RESOLVED to pay the invoice.

20/029.3          Invoice.  Ionos (Website provider) via Carol Astbury.

                        £10.00 + £2.00 VAT.  Total £12.00 per month for June and July LGA 1972. S142

                        Total £24.00

                        RESOLVED to reimburse Mrs Astbury.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                        03 August 2020 (2)

20/029.4          2019 / 2020 Accounts

20/029.4.1       Signing of the Financial Record Book by the Chairman

20/029.4.2       Signing of the Summary Receipts and Payments Accounts and Supporting Statement

                        by the Chairman.

20/029.5          2019 / 2020 Audit Requirement Resolutions

20/029.5.1       Certificate of Exemption signed by the Chairman and Clerk.

20/029.5.2       Annual Governance Statement signed by the Chairman and Clerk

20/029.5.3       Accounting Statement signed by the Chairman and Clerk.

 

20/030             Planning Applications

20/030.1          Applications returned to East Staffordshire Borough Council - Reply Awaited

20/030.1.1       P/2019/01269              Watsonrose Cottage,  Hill Lane, Morrilow Heath.

                                                            Single storey front and side extension.

20/030.1.2       P/2020/00257              Bottom Hedge Farm,  Leigh Lane,  Bramshall.

                                                            Temporary Agricultural Workers dwelling for a period of 5 years.

20/030.1.3       P/2020/00351              Hob Hill Cottage, Stone Road, Bramshall

                                                            Detached building to form a Cattery and installation of package

                                                            treatment plant.

20/030.1.4       P/2020/00516              The Brambles,  1 Rectory Close,  Church Leigh.

                                                            Single storey rear extension, single storey link to garage.

                                                            Replacement front dormer windows.

 

20/030.2          Application Decisions by East Staffordshire Borough Council

20/030.2.1       P/2020/00515  Permit Willow Barn,  School Lane,  Lower Leigh.

                                                            Single storey rear extension

 

20/030.3          Applications received by the Parish Council for Consultation

20/030.3.1       P/2020/00595              Field House,  Parkhall Lane,  Church Leigh

                                                            Change of Use of Agricultural Land, Stable Block & Access

20/030.3.1.1    RESOLVED to comment in response as follows :-

                        Issues                          Reliance on leased land for the horses.

                                                            Off street parking space for household vehicles would be useful.

                                                            Location of Stable Block could utilise in part the existing

                                                            domestic curtilage reducing use of the paddock area.

                                                            Access road design to take into account drainage of surface water

                       

20/030.3.2       P/2020/00646              Hayes House Farm,  Stone Road.  Liarage building / muck store

20/030.3.2.1    RESOLVED to make no comment.  No issues raised.

 

20/030.3.3       P/2020/00650              Land at Dodsleigh Lane / Intakes Lane.

                                                            Agricultural Workers mobile home for a temporary period of                                                           three years.

20/030.3.3.1    RESOLVED to comment in response as follows :-

                        Issues                          Concerns over the reliance on a significant area of leasehold and                                                     secured tenancy land in proportion to that in family ownership.

 

20/030.3.4       P/2020/00677              Wood View,  Morrilow Heath.

                                                            Increase of the existing 5 pitch Caravan Club Licensed site to a

                                                            10 pitch site.

20/030.3.4.1    Copy of letter sent to ESBC Planning, objecting to the application, received.

20/030.3.4.2    RESOLVED to make no comment, neutral response.   No issues raised.

 

                                                                                                                        03 August 2020 (3)

20/030.4          Planning Appeals       

20/030.4.1       P/2020/00228              Bents Cottage Annexe,  The Bents,  Leigh

                                                            Appeal against the refusal for a separate dwelling    

20/030.4.2       Planning Queries         No new queries

 

20/031             Correspondence

20/031.1          County Council

                        Coronvirus   Ongoing related information.   Circulated.

 

20/031.2          East Staffordshire Borough Council

20/031.2.1       Local Government Boundary Commission.

                        East Staffordshire Ward Review - Recommendations.  For information.

20/031.2.2       Consultation.  Uttoxeter Master Plan.  Consultation ended 27th July.  For information.

 

20/031.3          Staffordshire Parish Councils’ Association

20/031.3.1       Weekly updates forwarded to Member Councillors for information.

20/031.3.2       Various courses available.  For information.

 

20/032             Matters raised by Member Councillors / Clerk

20/032.1          email from Councillor Collins thanking Councillor Durose and Councillor Raby

                        for their help in removing conifers and clearing the triangle at Middleton Green.

20/032.2          Trees on land at the entrance to Lime Close.

                        RESOLVED to seek guidance from an arboriculturist on the state of the three trees.

 

20/033             Date of Next Meeting            Provisional      Monday 7th September 2020.

 

The meeting concluded at  8.30pm. 

 

 

                                                                                    Signed             _______________      Chairman

 

 

                                                                                    Date                ______________.

Parish Council Minutes - July 2020

 

                                                                                        06 July 2020 (1)

LEIGH PARISH COUNCIL

 

Meeting Cancelled                 Coronavirus Restrictions

 

Notes relating to cancelled meeting.

 

20/018.            Outstanding Matters

20/018.1          Website.  Need to review the current website provisions in relation to the impending

                        Website Accessibility Regulations which come into force in September 2020.

 

20/019.            Finance

20/019.1          Financial Statement and Bank Account Reconciliation.

                        Check of Financial Statement against Bank Statements completed.

20/019.2          Invoice   Cropper Grounds Maintenance   Recreation Ground Mowing

                        May £191.66 + £38.33 VAT   Total  £229.99 1976 LG(MP)A s19.1b

                        Invoice paid.

20/019.3          Invoice.  Staffordshire County Council  Data Protection Regulations -

                        Advice and Support    £155.00.   LGA 1972 s111.

                        Invoice paid.

20/019.4          Invoice              Alex Tideswell  Repair of Church Leigh Notice Board  £125.00

                        LGA 1972 s111

                        Invoice paid.

20/019.5          Clerks Quarterly Salary. Gross £412.50. Net £330.10  PAYE £82.40

                        LGA 1972 s112(2)

                        Clerk paid the Net Salary of £330.10 and PAYE of £82.40 paid to HMRC

20/019.6          2019 / 2020 VAT Refund received from HMRC as requested.  £575.90

 

20/020.            Planning Applications

20/020.1          Applications returned to East Staffordshire Borough Council - Reply Awaited

20/020.1.1       P/2019/01269              Watsonrose Cottage,  Hill Lane, Morrilow Heath.

                                                            Single storey front and side extension.

20/020.1.2       P/2020/00257              Bottom Hedge Farm,  Leigh Lane,  Bramshall.

                                                            Temporary Agricultural Workers dwelling for a period of 5 years.

 

20/020.2          Application Decisions by East Staffordshire Borough Council

20/020.2.1       P/2019/00892              Field House,  Parkhall Lane.  Paddock / Stable / Access

                        Withdrawn

20/020.2.2       P/2020/00322              Greenacres,  Moor Lane,  Lower Leigh.

                        Permit                         Installation of a Bio Pure 3 sewage treatment unit.

 

20/020.3          Applications received by the Parish Council for Consultation

20/020.3.1       P/2020/00351              Hob Hill Cottage, Stone Road, Bramshall

                                                            Detached building to form a Cattery and installation of

                                                            Package treatment plant.

20/020.3.2       P/2020/00515              Willow Barn,  School Lane,  Lower Leigh.

                                                            Single storey rear extension

20/020.3.3       P/2020/00516              The Brambles,  1 Rectory Close,  Church Leigh.

                                                            Single storey rear extension, single storey link to garage.

                                                            Replacement front dormer windows.

 

20/020.4          Planning Appeals        None

20/020.5          Planning Queries         No new queries

 

 

                                                                                                                                                        06 July 2020 (2)

 

20/021             Correspondence

20/021.1          County Council

20/021.1.1       emails. Coronavirus and recovery proposals. Ongoing updates received.    

 

20/021.2          East Staffordshire Borough Council              None

 

20/021.3          Staffordshire Parish Councils’ Association

20/021.3.1       Weekly updates forwarded to Member Councillors for information.

 

20/021.4          Local Government Boundaries Commission.  Proposals for East Staffordshire

                        For information and comment as required.

                        Consultation closes 07 September 2020.

 

 

20/022             Matters raised by Member Councillors / Clerk

 

20/023             Date of Next Meeting

                        Monday 3rd August 2020.  Leigh Village Hall Car Park

Friday, 17 July 2020

Parish Council Minutes - June 2020


                                                                                                                                        01 June 2020 (1)
LEIGH PARISH COUNCIL

Meeting Cancelled                 Coronavirus Restrictions

Notes relating to cancelled meeting.

20/013.            Outstanding Matters             None

20/014.            Finance
20/014.1          Financial Statement and Bank Account Reconciliation.
                        Check of Financial Statement against Bank Statements completed.
20/014.2          Invoice   Cropper Grounds Maintenance   Recreation Ground Mowing
                        May £191.66 + £38.33 VAT   Total  £229.99 1976 LG(MP)A s19.1b
                        Invoice paid.
20/014.3          Invoice.  Ionos (Website provider) via Carol Astbury.  £10.00 + £2.00 VAT.
                        Total £12.00    LGA 1972. s142.
                        Fee paid by Carol Astbury reimbursed.

20/015.            Planning Applications
20/015.1          Applications returned to East Staffordshire Borough Council - Reply Awaited
20/015.1.1       P/2019/00892              Field House,  Parkhall Lane.  Paddock / Stable / Access
20/015.1.2       P/2019/01269              Watsonrose Cottage,  Hill Lane, Morrilow Heath.
                                                            Single storey front and side extension.
20/015.1.3       P/2020/00257              Bottom Hedge Farm,  Leigh Lane,  Bramshall.
                                                            Temporary Agricultural Workers dwelling for a period of 5 years.
20/015.1.4       P/2020/00322              Greenacres,  Moor Lane,  Lower Leigh.
                                                            Installation of a Bio Pure 3 sewage treatment unit.

20/014.2          Application Decisions by East Staffordshire Borough Council         None

20/014.3          Applications received by the Parish Council for Consultation                       None

20/014.4          Planning Appeals        None
20/014.5          Planning Queries         No new queries

20/015             Correspondence
20/015.1          County Council
20/015.1.1       emails. Coronavirus   Ongoing updates received..    
20/015.1.2       Footpath 29 adjacent to the Grass Dryer.  Rights of Way to arrange for the
                        blackthorn stumps to be cut down or removed.
20/015.1.3       Road Closure notice.  BT work.  Back Lane, Withington.

20/015.2          East Staffordshire Borough Council              None

20/015.3          Staffordshire Parish Councils’ Association
20/015.3.1       Weekly updates forwarded to Member Councillors for information.


20/016             Matters raised by Member Councillors / Clerk

20/017             Date of Next Meeting
                        Monday 6th July 2020.  Leigh Village Hall

Parish Council Minutes - April 2020


                                                                                        06 April 2020 (1)
LEIGH PARISH COUNCIL

Meeting Cancelled                 Coronavirus Restrictions

Notes relating to cancelled meeting.

20/001.            Outstanding Matters             None

20/002.            Finance
20/002.1          Financial Statement and Bank Account Reconciliation.
                        Check of Financial Statement against Bank Statements completed.
20/002.2          Staffordshire Parish Councils’ Association.  Annual Subscription £274.00.
                        Subscription paid.       LGA 1972 s143.
20/002.3          Invoice   Cropper Grounds Maintenance   Recreation Ground Mowing
                        March £191.66 + £38.33 VAT   Total  £229.99 1976 LG(MP)A s19.1b
                        Invoice paid.
20/002.4          Invoice.  Ionos (Website provider) via Carol Astbury.  £10.00 + £2.00 VAT.
                        Total £12.00    LGA 1972. s142.
                        Fee paid by Carol Astbury reimbursed.
20/002.5          Invoice.  Leigh Village Hall.  January, February, March Council Meetings.  £75.00
                        Invoice paid.    LGA 1972 s111.
20/002.6          Clerk’s Expenses.  Postage for financial year 2019 - 2020.  £22.68.  LGA 1972 s111
                        Clerk reimbursed.
20/002.7          Draft End of Year Accounts and Associated Required Statements circulated.
20/002.8          Accident Risk and Financial Risk Assessments.
                        Minor changes to the Financial Risk statements completed.
20/002.9          VAT Return for 2019 - 2020 submitted.   £575.90.
20/002.10        Internal Audit.
                        To be completed by Hands & Co. once the External Audit forms are received.
20/002/11        External Audit.  Issue of forms delayed until late April.


20/003.            Planning Applications
20/003.1          Applications returned to East Staffordshire Borough Council - Reply Awaited
20/003.1.1       P/2019/00892              Field House,  Parkhall Lane.  Paddock / Stable / Access
20/003.1.2       P/2019/01269              Watsonrose Cottage,  Hill Lane, Morrilow Heath.
                                                            Single storey front and side extension.

20/003.2          Application Decisions by East Staffordshire Borough Council
20/003.2.1       P/2019/00887  Refuse  Browns Cottage,  Church Leigh.  Retention of Land
                                                            as part of the Domestic Curtilage,  New Access, Fence / Gates
20/003.2.2       P/2019/01192  Permit Building at Church View Farm, Dodsleigh.
                                                            Retention of a wood chip boiler and store plus flue and ash bin
20/003.2.3       P/2020/00029  Permit Land off Intakes Lane.  Agricultural Livestock Building

20/003.3          Applications received by the Parish Council for Consultation
20/003.3.1       P/2020/00223              Wood View,  Hill Lane,  Morrilow Heath.
                                                            Single storey garage & store
20/003.3.2       P/2020/00228              Bents Cottage,  The Bents, Leigh.
                                                            Continued use of former annexe as a separate dwelling.
20/003.3.3       P/2020/00257              Bottom Hedge Farm,  Leigh Lane,  Bramshall.
                                                            Temporary Agricultural Workers dwelling for a period of 5 years.
                                                                                                                        06 April 2020 (2)

20/003.4          Planning Appeals        P/2019/00416  White Cottage,  Leigh Lane,  Upper Leigh
                                                            Appeal against refusal.
                                                            Conversion of existing stable to holiday let.
20/003.5          Planning Queries         No new queries


20/004             Correspondence
20/004.1          County Council
20/004.1.1       email.   Councillor Atkins.  Parish road network.
                        Proposed meeting with officers to be arranged.
20/004.1.2       emails. Coronavirus   Ongoing updates received..     .

20/004.2          East Staffordshire Borough Council

20/004.3          Staffordshire Parish Councils’ Association
20/004.3.1       Weekly updates forwarded to Member Councillors for information.
20/004.3.2       SPCA - CPRE Planning Training event. 28th March at Yarnfield Park.
                        Cancelled.  Re- arranged for 26th September.


20/005             Matters raised by Member Councillors / Clerk


20/006             Date of Next Meeting

                        Monday 4th May 2020.  Leigh Village Hall
                        Annual Parish Assembly  7.00pm.  followed by the
                        Annual Meeting of the Parish Council.
                        BOTH MEETINGS CANCELLED.