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Parish Council Minutes - December 2020

 

                                                                                                                        07 December 2020 (1)

LEIGH PARISH COUNCIL

 

Meeting Cancelled                 Coronavirus Restrictions

 

Notes relating to cancelled meeting.

 

20/052.            Outstanding Matters

20/052.1          Trees at Lime Close.

                        The Planning Application submitted to ESBC for TPO work has been approved.

20/052.1.1       Following a site visit a quotation for completing the work specified in BB Trees has

                        been submitted by Staffordshire Tree Surgeons Contractors UK Ltd.

                        Quoted cost  £850.00 plus 20% VAT.

20/052.2          Clerk’s retirement.

20/052.2.1       There has been no interest in taking over the role from within the Parish to date.

20/052.2.2       The vacancy was advertised in the Parish Councils’ Association weekly bulletin which

                        resulted in enquires from two applicants who requested further information.

                        The process of employing a new Clerk is ongoing.

                       

20/053.            Finance

20/053.1          Financial Statement and Bank Account Reconciliation.

                        Check of Financial Statement against Bank Statements completed.

20/053.2          Invoice   Cropper Grounds Maintenance   Recreation Ground Mowing

                        November, December, January, February, March at £191.66 + £38.33 VAT per month                   Total  Net amount £958.30.  Total VAT £191.65      Gross amount              £1,1.49.95

                        Payment to the end of the financial year and end of the contract period.

                        Invoice paid.               1976 LG(MP)A s19.1b

20/053.3          Invoice.  Ionos (Website provider) via Carol Astbury.

                        £10.00 + £2.00 VAT.  Total £12.00 per month for October LGA 1972. S142

                        Invoice paid.

20/053.4          Invoice   ESBC  Small Societies Lotteries - License Fee £20.00  LGA 1972 s137.

                        Fee paid.

20/053.5          Clerk’s Quarterly Salary  Gross £412.50  Net £330.10  PAYE £82.40

                        Clerks paid the quarterly salary and PAYE paid to HMRC.            LGA 1972 s112(2)

20/053.6          Provisional 2021 / 2022 Precept Budget drafted for consideration.

                        Further details to be clarified by East Staffordshire Borough Council before the

                        Precept is required to be confirmed in January.

 

 

20/054.            Planning Applications

20/054.1          Applications returned to East Staffordshire Borough Council - Reply Awaited

20/054.1.1       P/2020/00595              Field House,  Parkhall Lane,  Church Leigh

                                                            Change of Use of Agricultural Land to form paddock,

                                                            erection of a stable block and formation of access.

20/054.1.2       P/2020/00650              Dodsleigh Lane / Intakes Lane.

                                                            Agricultural Workers mobile home for a  period of 3 years.

20/054.1.3       P/2020/00677              Wood View,  Morrilow Heath.

                                                            Increase of the existing 5 pitch Caravan Club Licensed site

                                                            from 5 to10 units

20/054.1.4       P/2020/00757              Checkley Bank Cottage,  Church Lane,  Checkley

                                                            Agricultural Storage Building.           

 

 

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20/054.2          Application Decisions by East Staffordshire Borough Council

20/054.2.1       P/2020/00257              Bottom Hedge Farm,  Leigh Lane,  Bramshall.

                        Withdrawn                   Temporary Agricultural Workers dwelling for a period of 5 years.

20/054.2.2       P/2020/00646              Hayes House Farm,  Stone Road.

                        Permit                         Liarage building and muck store

20/054.2.3       P/2020/00718              High Birches,  Bustomley Lane,  Morrilow Heath.

                        Permit                         Erection of an Agricultural Building to house livestock and

                                                            Agricultural Supplies.

20/054.2.4       P/2020/00999              6 Rectory Close,  Church Leigh.

                        Permit                         Demolition of existing conservatory to facilitate erection of a                                                                      single storey side extension and a part two storey /

                                                            part single storey rear extension.

20/054.2.5       P/2020/01126              Trees at Lime Close, School Lane, Church Leigh.

                        Allowed                       Undertaking of required work on TPO Lime and Oak trees.

 

20/054.3          Applications received by the Parish Council for Consultation

20/054.3.1       P/2020/01225              Meadow Grange,  The Bents,  Leigh.  Demolition of Conservatory t                                                            to enable a rear part two storey / single storey extension

20/054.3.2       P/2020/01319              Oaklands Farm,  Bustomley Lane,  Morrilow Heath.

                                                            Retention of a Mobile Home and Amenity Area for an

                                                            Agricultural Worker for three years and installation of a biodisc                                                       treatment plant.

 

20/054.4          Planning Appeals        None in progress

20/054.5          Planning Queries         No new queries

 

 

20/055             Correspondence

20/055.1          County Council

20/055.1.1       emails. Coronavirus and recovery proposals. Ongoing updates received.    

 

20/055.2          East Staffordshire Borough Council              None

 

20/055.3          Staffordshire Parish Councils’ Association

20/055.3.1       Weekly updates forwarded to Member Councillors for information.

                        Including advert regarding the vacancy for a Clerk to Leigh Parish Council.

 

20/056             Matters raised by Member Councillors / Clerk

 

20/057             Date of Next Scheduled Meeting

                        Monday 4th January 2021.  Leigh Village Hall.  Unlikely to be held

Monday, 30 November 2020

Parish Council Meeting - November 2020

 

                                                                        02 November 2020 (1)

LEIGH PARISH COUNCIL

 

Meeting Cancelled                 Coronavirus Restrictions

 

Notes relating to cancelled meeting.

 

20/046.            Outstanding Matters

20/046.1          Trees at Lime Close.

                        The Planning Application submitted to ESBC for TPO work is progressing.

20/046.2          Quotations for the necessary work to be obtained once the Planning Application

                        has been approved.

 

20/047.            Finance

20/047.1          Financial Statement and Bank Account Reconciliation.

                        Check of Financial Statement against Bank Statements completed.

20/047.2          Invoice   Cropper Grounds Maintenance   Recreation Ground Mowing

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

                        Invoice paid.

20/047.3          Invoice.  Ionos (Website provider) via Carol Astbury.

                        £10.00 + £2.00 VAT.  Total £12.00 per month for October LGA 1972. S142

                        Invoice paid.

20/047.4          Donation to Leigh Village Hall.  As Precept. £1,500.00  LGA 1972 s137.

                        Donation paid.

20/047.5          Donation to Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal.. Supply of Remembrance Wreath

                        and large display poppies.

                        Donation of £35.00 paid.  LGA 1972 s137.

20/047.6          Transfer of £1,500.00 from Unallocated funds to Allocated Asset and General

                        Maintenance fund.  To cover the costs of inspection and work on Lime Close trees.

20/047.7          Provisional 2021 / 2022 Precept Budget drafted for consideration.

                        Further details to be clarified by East Staffordshire Borough Council before the

                        Precept is required to be confirmed in January.

 

 

20/048.            Planning Applications

20/048.1          Applications returned to East Staffordshire Borough Council - Reply Awaited

20/048.1.1       P/2020/00257              Bottom Hedge Farm,  Leigh Lane,  Bramshall.

                                                            Temporary Agricultural Workers dwelling for a period of 5 years.

20/048.1.2       P/2020/00646              Hayes House Farm,  Stone Road.

                        Amended Plan             Liarage building and muck store

20/048.1.3       P/2020/00650              Dodsleigh Lane / Intakes Lane.

                                                            Agricultural Workers mobile home for a  period of 3 years.

20/048.1.4       P/2020/00677              Wood View,  Morrilow Heath.

                                                            Increase of the existing 5 pitch Caravan Club Licensed site

                                                            from 5 to10 units

20/048.1.5       P/2020/00757              Checkley Bank Cottage,  Church Lane,  Checkley

                                                            Agricultural Storage Building.           

20/048.1.6       P/2020/00999              6 Rectory Close,  Church Leigh.

                                                            Demolition of existing conservatory to facilitate erection of a                                                          single storey side extension and a part two storey /

                                                            part single storey rear extension.

 

 

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20/048.2          Application Decisions by East Staffordshire Borough Council

20/048.2.1       P/2020/00894  Permit The Old Dairy,  Leigh Road,  Bramshall.

                                                            Detached double garage.

 

20/048.3          Applications received by the Parish Council for Consultation

20/048.3.1       P/2020/00718              High Birches,  Bustomley Lane,  Morrilow Heath.

                                                            Erection of an Agricultural Building to house livestock and

                                                            Agricultural Supplies.

20/048.3.2       P/2020/01126              Trees at Lime Close, School Lane, Church Leigh.

                                                            Undertaking of required work on TPO Lime and Oak trees.

 

20/048.4          Planning Appeals        None in progress

20/048.5          Planning Queries         No new queries

 

 

20/049             Correspondence

20/049.1          County Council

20/049.1.1       emails. Coronavirus and recovery proposals. Ongoing updates received.    

 

20/049.2          East Staffordshire Borough Council              None

 

20/049.3          Staffordshire Parish Councils’ Association

20/049.3.1       Weekly updates forwarded to Member Councillors for information.

 

20/049.4          Fly Tipping on Parkhall Lane.  No feedback from ESBC received.

 

20/050             Matters raised by Member Councillors / Clerk

 

20/051             Date of Next Scheduled Meeting

                        Monday 7th December 2020.  Leigh Village Hall.  Unlikely to be held

Parish Council Minutes - October 2020

 

                                                                                        05 October 2020 (1)

                                                          LEIGH PARISH COUNCIL                                        

 

Meeting Cancelled                 Coronavirus Restrictions

 

Notes relating to cancelled meeting.

 

20/040.            Outstanding Matters

20/040.1          Inspection of the trees at Lime Close.

                        Ben Bennett of BB Trees Ltd. inspected the trees on 25 September.

                        A report followed and a Planning Application to undertake work on the trees was

                        subsequently submitted to ESBC.

 

20/041.            Finance

20/041.1          Financial Statement and Bank Account Reconciliation.

                        Check of Financial Statement against Bank Statements completed.

20/041.2          Invoice   Cropper Grounds Maintenance   Recreation Ground Mowing

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

                        Invoice paid.

20/041.3          Invoice.  Ionos (Website provider) via Carol Astbury.

                        £10.00 + £2.00 VAT.  Total £12.00 per month for August LGA 1972. S142

                        Invoice paid.

20/041.4          Invoice  Balens Insurance Brokers.  Handbell Insurance. £151.80  LGA 1972 s137

                        Invoice paid, renewing the premium at the same cost and on the same terms.

20/041.5          Clerks Quarterly Salary  Gross £412.50  Net £329.90  PAYE £82.60

                        Clerk’s paid the quarterly salary and PAYE paid to HMRC.            LGA 1972 s112(2)

20/041.6          Invoice.  BB Trees Ltd.  Inspection and Report of the trees on School Lane at the

                        junction of Lime Close.  Fee £360.00 + £72.00 VAT..  Open Spaces Act 1906. s10

                        Invoice paid.

 

 

20/042.            Planning Applications

20/042.1          Applications returned to East Staffordshire Borough Council - Reply Awaited

20/042.1.1       P/2020/00257              Bottom Hedge Farm,  Leigh Lane,  Bramshall.

                                                            Temporary Agricultural Workers dwelling for a period of 5 years.

20/042.1.2       P/2020/00646              Hayes House Farm,  Stone Road.

                                                            Liarage building and muck store

20/042.1.3       P/2020/00650              Dodsleigh Lane / Intakes Lane.

                                                            Agricultural Workers mobile home for a  period of 3 years.

20/042.1.4       P/2020/00677              Wood View,  Morrilow Heath.

                                                            Increase of the existing 5 pitch Caravan Club Licensed site

                                                            from 5 to10 units

20/042.1.5       P/2020/00757              Checkley Bank Cottage,  Church Lane,  Checkley

                                                            Agricultural Storage Building.           

 

 

20/042.2          Application Decisions by East Staffordshire Borough Council         None

 

 

 

 

 

 

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20/042.3          Applications received by the Parish Council for Consultation

20/042.3.1       P/2020/00894              The Old Dairy,  Leigh Road,  Bramshall.

                                                            Detached double garage.

20/042.3.2       P/2020/00999              6 Rectory Close,  Church Leigh.

                                                            Demolition of existing conservatory to facilitate erection of a                                                          single storey side extension and a part two storey /

                                                            part single storey rear extension.

 

20/042.4          Planning Appeals        P/2020/00228              Bents Cottage Annexe,  The Bents,  Leigh

                        Appeal dismissed         Appeal against the refusal for a separate dwelling

20/042.5          Planning Queries         No new queries

 

 

20/043             Correspondence

20/043.1          County Council

20/043.1.1       emails. Coronavirus and recovery proposals. Ongoing updates received.    

20/043.1.2       Broadband Voucher Scheme

 

20/043.2          East Staffordshire Borough Council              None

 

20/043.3          Staffordshire Parish Councils’ Association

20/043.3.1       Weekly updates forwarded to Member Councillors for information.

 

20/043.4          Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service.  Safety Plan 2020 - 2024.  Consultation.

 

20/044             Matters raised by Member Councillors / Clerk

 

20/045             Date of Next Scheduled Meeting

                        Monday 2nd November 2020.  Leigh Village Hall.  Unlikely to be held

Parish Council Minutes - September 2020

 

                                                                                                                        07 September 2020 (1)

LEIGH PARISH COUNCIL

 

Meeting Cancelled                 Coronavirus Restrictions

 

Notes relating to cancelled meeting.

 

20/034.            Outstanding Matters

20/034.1          Inspection of the trees at Lime Close.

                        Ben Bennett of BB Trees Ltd. requested to re-assess the trees and submit a report.

 

20/035.            Finance

20/035.1          Financial Statement and Bank Account Reconciliation.

                        Check of Financial Statement against Bank Statements completed.

20/035.2          Invoice   Cropper Grounds Maintenance   Recreation Ground Mowing

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

                        Invoice paid.

20/035.3          Invoice.  Ionos (Website provider) via Carol Astbury.

                        £10.00 + £2.00 VAT.  Total £12.00 per month for August LGA 1972. S142

                        Invoice paid.

 

20/036.            Planning Applications

20/036.1          Applications returned to East Staffordshire Borough Council - Reply Awaited

20/036.1.1       P/2020/00257              Bottom Hedge Farm,  Leigh Lane,  Bramshall.

                                                            Temporary Agricultural Workers dwelling for a period of 5 years.

20/036.1.2       P/2020/00646              Hayes House Farm,  Stone Road.

                                                            Liarage building and muck store

20/036.1.3       P/2020/00650              Dodsleigh Lane / Intakes Lane.

                                                            Agricultural Workers mobile home for a  period of 3 years.

20/036.1.4       P/2020/00677              Wood View,  Morrilow Heath.

                                                            Increase of the existing 5 pitch Caravan Club Licensed site

                                                            from 5 to10 units

 

20/036.2          Application Decisions by East Staffordshire Borough Council

20/036.2.1       P/2019/01269  Permit Watsonrose Cottage,  Hill Lane, Morrilow Heath.

                                                            Single storey front and side extension.

20/036.2.2       P/2020/00351  Permit Hob Hill Cottage, Stone Road, Bramshall

                                                            Detached building to form a Cattery and installation of

                                                            Package treatment plant.

20/036.2.3       P/2020/00516  Permit The Brambles,  1 Rectory Close,  Church Leigh.

                                                            Single storey rear extension, single storey link to garage.

                                                            Replacement front dormer windows.

 

20/036.3          Applications received by the Parish Council for Consultation

20/036.3.1       P/2020/00757              Checkley Bank Cottage,  Church Lane,  Checkley

                                                            Agricultural Storage Building.           

 

 

 

20/036.4          Planning Appeals        P/2020/00228              Bents Cottage Annexe,  The Bents,  Leigh

                                                            Appeal against the refusal for a separate dwelling

20/036.5          Planning Queries         No new queries

 

 

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20/037             Correspondence

20/037.1          County Council

20/037.1.1       emails. Coronavirus and recovery proposals. Ongoing updates received.    

 

20/037.2          East Staffordshire Borough Council              None

 

20/037.3          Staffordshire Parish Councils’ Association

20/037.3.1       Weekly updates forwarded to Member Councillors for information.

 

20/037.4          HM Lord Lieutenant of Staffordshire.  “Thank you” letter and Card.

                        Re Coronavirus.  To those who have contributed to provide support within

                        their communities.

20/037.5          RBL Poppy Appeal.  Remembrance Wreath and ten large poppies ordered.

 

20/038             Matters raised by Member Councillors / Clerk

20/038.1          Fly tipping on Raddle Lane reported to ESBC Environmental Services.

 

20/039             Date of Next Scheduled Meeting

                        Monday 5th October 2020.  Leigh Village Hall.  Unlikely to be held