Sunday, 1 December 2019

Parish Council Minutes - October 2019

Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on 7th October 2019
Leigh Village Hall commencing 7.30pm.
                        Councillor       B Barker
                        Councillor       E Beaman
                        Councillor       J Beaman         Chairman
                        Councillor       T Collins
                        Councillor       E Durose
                        Councillor       A Raby
                        Councillor       M Snowden
                        Parishioners     Mrs V Johnson,  Mr D Wilson
                        Clerk               B A Boughey

19/071             Apologies        None   

19/072.            Chairman’s Announcements           None

19/073.            Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests, Personal Interests, other Interests
19/073.1          None declared.

19/074.            Minutes
19/074.1          COUNCIL RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting
                        of 2nd September 2019 be signed by the meeting Chairman.

19/075.            Outstanding Matters
19/075.1          Safe for storing Parish documents..  No progress.
19/075.2          Follow up report following the PCSO’s attendance at the September meeting.
19/075.2.1       Nothing to report other than the Wildlife Officers visit to Lower Leigh.
19/076.            Finance
19/076.1          Financial Statement and Bank Account Reconciliation.
                        Check of Financial Statement against Bank Statements completed.
19/076.2          Invoice   Cropper Grounds Maintenance   Recreation Ground Mowing
                        Septmeber £191.66 + £38.33 VAT   Total  £229.99 1976 LG(MP)A s19.1b
                        RESOLVED to pay the invoice.
19/076.3          Invoice.  Balens Insurance Brokers.  Handbell Insurance.  £151.80.  LGA 1972 s137.
                        RESOLVED to pay the invoice.
19/076.4          Invoice.  Leigh Village Hall.  3 Parish Council Meetings. Jul. Aug. Sep. £75.00.
                        RESOLVED to pay the invoice.  LGA 1972 s111.
19/076.5          Clerk’s Quarterly Salary. Gross £412.50 Net £329.90 PAYE £82.60. LGA 1972 s112(2)
                        RESOLVED to pay the Clerk the Net Salary of £329.90.
                        RESOLVED to pay HMRC the PAYE of £82.60

19/077             Planning Applications
19/077.1          Applications returned to East Staffordshire Borough Council - Reply Awaited
19/077.1.1       P/2019/00271              Mallions Croft, Church Leigh. Detached Stable Block
19/077.1.2       P/2019/00762              Church View, Church Leigh.  LBC int. & ext. alterations.
19/077.1.3       P/2019/00887              Browns Cottage,  Church Leigh.  Retention of Land
                                                            as part of the Domestic Curtilage,  New Access, Fence and Gates.
19/077.1.4       P/2019/00892              Field House,  Parkhall Lane.  Paddock / Stable / Access
                                                                                                                        07 October 2019 (2)

19/077.2          Application Decisions by East Staffordshire Borough Council
19/077.2.1       P/2019/00590  Permit Calfcroft,  Leigh Lane,  Bramshall.  Side extension with dormer.
19/077.2.2       P/2019/00731  Permit Wellcroft Cottage, Withington Lane,  Church Leigh.
                                                            Menage including drainage & fencing and change of use of land                                                     from agricultural to equestrian for private use.
19/077.2.3       P/2019/00745  Permit Land adjacent to Windy Fields Farm,  Middleton Green
                                                            Erection of Agricultural Building for Cattle and Storage
19/077.2.4       P/2019/00923  Permit Land Opposite Elms Farm,  Dodsleigh Lane,  Godstone,
                                                            Extension to existing Agricultural Building.
19/077.2.5       P/2019/00937  Allow   Church View,  Church Leigh.  LBC Replacement windows and
                                                            Secondary glazing installation.

19/077.3          Applications received by the Parish Council for Consultation
19/077.3.1       P/2019/01060              Mallions Croft, Church Leigh.
                                                            Demolition of existing conservatory and construction of
                                                            oak framed Garden Room.
                        RESOLVED not to raise any objections.
19/077.3.2       P/2019/01090              Sprink House Farm,  Morrilow Heath
                                                            Demolition of existing building/erection of agricultural building.
                        RESOLVED not to raise any objections.
19/077.3.3       P/2019/01124              The Storage Garage, Chebsey Bank.  Certificate of Lawfulness
                                                            Continued use of a garage as an independent dwelling.
                        RESOLVED to strongly object to this application.

19/077.4          Planning Appeals        None in progress.
19/077.5          Planning Queries         No new queries

19/078             Correspondence
19/078.1          County Council
19/078.1.1       Grit Bins and Gritting Routes Information.
19/078.2          East Staffordshire Borough Council              None

19/078.3          Staffordshire Parish Councils’ Association
19/078.3.1       Weekly updates forwarded to Member Councillors for information.

19/078.4          Bridle Path 81 Query.  Waiting for a reply from County Council Rights of Way.

19/079             Matters raised by Member Councillors / Clerk
19/079.1          Councillor Raby          Blocked drain at Riversmead, Lower Leigh.
19/079.2          Councillor E Beaman  Thanking Mrs Johnson for painting the posts around The Green.
19/079.3          Councillor J Beaman   Verge Cutting required on Park Hall Lane at the A50 corridor.
19/079.3.1       Mr D Wilson volunteered to cut the verge.
19/079.4          Councillor J Beaman   Blocked drains at Brook House Farm and Withington Green.

19/080             Date of Next Meeting            Monday 4th November 2019.
The meeting concluded at 8.36pm. 

                                                                                    Signed             _______________      Chairman

                                                                                    Date                ______________.