LEIGH PARISH COUNCIL
Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on 1st July 2019
Leigh Village Hall commencing 7.30pm.
Councillor B Barker
Councillor E Beaman
Councillor T Collins
Councillor E Durose
Councillor A Raby Vice Chairman
Councillor M Snowden
Parishioners Mrs W Lewis, Mr G Warburton
Clerk B A Boughey
19/041 Apologies Councillor J Beaman Chairman (Holiday)
19/041.1 Other Apologies District Councillor Councillor C Whittaker
19/042. Chairman’s Announcements None
19/043. Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests, Personal Interests, other Interests
19/043.1 None declared.
19/044.1 COUNCIL RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting
of 3rd June 2019 be signed by the meeting Chairman.
19/045. Outstanding Matters
19/045.1 Footpath 29. Bottom of Chebsey Bank adjacent to the Grass Dryer
19/045.1.1 Vegetation cleared by the Parish Council. Further work required to reduce hedging
Barbed wire along the newly fenced section was now on the field side of the posts.
19/045.2 Safe for storing Parish documents. No progress.
19/045.3 School Lane, Church Leigh. Road surface adjacent to the high wall.
19/045.3.1 No further information received from Highways in response to further queries
regarding the Inspectors report.
19/045.4 School traffic issues and the installation of a speed indication device.
No further information. County Highways specification on the installation of such
devices states that they can only be installed within a 30MPH area.
19/045.4.1 Councillor Collins outlined the proposal of creating a hard standing footpath along
the Church side edge of the Recreation Ground to link in with the Churchyard footpath.
19/045.5 Fly Tipping at Holmcroft. The garage on Raddle Lane.
East Staffordshire Borough Council are not able to remove rubbish from private land
until such time that they can determine the owner of this unregistered land.
The query now goes to the Planning Department to contact the land owner.
19/046.1 Financial Statement and Bank Account Reconciliation.
Check of Financial Statement against Bank Statements completed.
01 July 2019 (2)
19/046.2 Invoice Cropper Grounds Maintenance Recreation Ground Mowing
May £191.66 + £38.33 VAT Total £229.99 1976 LG(MP)A s19.1b
19/046.3 .Invoice Cropper Grounds Maintenance Recreation Ground Mowing
June £191.66 + £38.33 VAT Total £229.99 1976 LG(MP)A s19.1b
RESOLVED to pay both invoices. Total ££459.98
19/046.4 Invoice. Leigh Village Hall. Three Parish Council meetings. April, May, June £75.00
RESOLVED to pay the invoice LGA 1972 s111
19/046.5 Clerk’s Quarterly Salary Gross £412.50 Net £330.10 PAYE £82.40. LGA 1972 s112(2)
RESOLVED to pay the Clerk the Net Salary of £330.10.
RESOLVED to pay HMRC the PAYE of £82.40
19/046.6 Invoice. Staffordshire County Council. GDPR - Data Protection Services. £150.00
RESOLVED to pay the invoice. LGA 1972 s111.
19/047 Planning Applications
19/047.1 Applications returned to East Staffordshire Borough Council - Reply Awaited
19/047.1.1 P/2019/00271 Mallions Croft, Church Leigh. Detached Stable Block
19/047.1.2 P/2019/00371 Log Cabin, Hill Lane, Morrilow Heath. Replacement dwelling
19/047.1.3 P/2019/00527 8 Bents Lane, Church Leigh. Erection of side and rear extension
19/047.2 Application Decisions by East Staffordshire Borough Council
19/047.2.1 P/2019/00416 Refuse White Cottage, Leigh Lane. Conversion & alteration of existing stable to form an Holiday Let.
19/047.2.2 P/2019/00494 Permit Chebsey House, Church Leigh. Erection of rear balconies
19/047.3 Applications received by the Parish Council for Consultation None
19/047.4 Planning Appeals None in progress.
19/047.5 Planning Queries The Raddle, Chebsey Bank and “Newt”
No report received from Borough Planning Enforcement
19/048.1 County Council None
19/048.2 East Staffordshire Borough Council None
19/048.3 Staffordshire Parish Councils’ Association
19/048.3.1 Weekly updates forwarded to Member Councillors for information.
19/049 Matters raised by Member Councillors / Clerk
19/049.1 Councillor E Beaman. Parishioners asking questions about the validity of the access
newly created at the junction of Parkhall Lane and School Lane in Church Leigh.
19/049.1.1 ESBC Planning Department to be advised of the access.
19/049.2 Councillor Collins. Update on his current list of outstanding potholes reports.
19/049.3 Councillor Raby. Advising the meeting that the defibrillators within the Parish were
now included on the National Register System. The previous local register had been
19/049.4 Clerk. The Parish Council Meeting Minutes. 2013 to 2016 were now deposited with
the County Record Office.
19/050 Date of Next Meeting
Monday 5th August 2019. Councillor M Snowden submitted his apologies - Holiday
The meeting concluded at 8.16pm.
Signed _______________ Chairman