Agenda: Parish Council Meeting 4th May 2020

You are invited to attend the Annual Parish Council Meeting on the 4th May 2020 at using meeting ID 889-1142-9779
Password – 350861

If the members of the public are present, there will be a period of question time at the beginning and at the end of the meeting.

Declaration of Interest  
Part 1- Public and Press Present:  
  1. Election of Chairman 2020/21
  • The Council to elect the Chairman for ensuing year
1.     Apologies
  • To receive apologies for absence
2.     Minutes
  • To approve the draft minutes from 16th March 2020.
3.     Election of Vice Chairman 2020/21
  • The Council to elect the Chairman for the ensuing year
4.     Corvid 19
  • The Council to discus the effects on the Parish and the possible actions to be taken
5.     To acknowledge responsibilities for Councillors for the ensuing year
  • To appoint responsibilities for ensuing year
6.     Register of Interests
  • Members to check their interests
7.     To acknowledge the resignation of Mr A Green
  • The Clerk to advertise the position of a new Cllr.
8.     RSPB
  • To discuss the site and the closure due to Corvid 19
  • To discuss the fence price to enable completion
  • Woodland Trust Application
  • FCC Communities Grant
  • Gates – order delayed
  • Communication from residents
9.     Blackfirs Nature Reserve – Cheshire Wildlife Trust
  • To receive an update from the Clerk.
10.  Loachbrook ‘Bovis’ Estate
  • To receive an update from Cllr GD
11.  Dog waste bins across the Parish
  • To receive an update from the Clerk
  • To approve costings
12.  Highways
  • Blackfirs Lane –potholes on Blackfirs Lane – 3380679.
  • CLR – any reportable issues
  • Sandy Lane Closure – to agree the response
  • Radnor Bridge– update
  • Grey Stone Wall on Radnor Bank – update from Cllr JW
  • 40mph along Holmes Chapel Road – resident complaint
  • Damaged manhole cover on Chelford Road
  • AOB


13.  Cheshire East To suspend the Standing Orders to receive a report from Cllr J Wray –

  • Environmental weight restriction – update
14.  Planning Applications To consider the following applications and any other since the publication of the agenda

·       20/1444C Somerford Booths Hall, Hall Green. Somerford Booths CW12 2LY – Listed building consent for – work to the grade 11 listed hall to redevelop as one single property pursuant to variation of condition application 20/1169C.

To acknowledge the approval of 19/3624C Land to the east of Blackfirs Lane and to the south of Back lane, Somerford.

15.  Accounts BALANCE OF ACCOUNTS = £52,318.41


·       £738.53 Crewe Colour Printers

·       £1,040.00 A Frogatt

·       $119.99 Carbonite

·       £5.99 Office 365

·       £1,791.01 Cranage PC (including £124.86 HMRC)

·       £36.00 CPRE


·       £2,700 RSPB (AF)

·       £20,000 Precept CE

BANK REC – Cllr PC to approve

16.  Clerks Report ·       Local Council Award – report of renewal

·       Audit 2019/20

17.  Chairman and Members Report ·
 To note next meeting on 15th June 2020 – please check if this will be a virtual meting