The ORDINARY PARISH COUNCIL MEETING to be held online using Zoom video conferencing on Monday 15 March 2021 at 7.30pm
Meeting ID: 818 2422 6661 Passcode: 829056
1. To receive apologies
2. Disclosure of interest in items on the agenda
To receive from members, disclosure of any (a) Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and, (b) Other Disclosable Interests as required under Chapter 7 of the Localism Act 2011 and Kingsmead Parish Council’s Code of Conduct
3. Public open forum
a) Members of the public are invited to address Councillors and raise issues of concern
To receive a report from PCSO Phil Hambleton (to follow)
5. Approval and receipt of Minutes
a) To approve the minutes of the Ordinary Meeting held on 15 February 2021 (attached)
b) To approve the minutes of the Finance Committee Meeting held on 1 March 2021 (attached)
6. Summer Event
To discuss the possibility of hosting or co-hosting a summer event.
7. Finance and administration
a) To approve the Unity Trust bank reconciliation to 02-03-21 (attached)
b) To approve bank reconciliations for the Nationwide 45 Day bank account to date and the 125 Day bank account to date (to follow)
c) To approve the Yorkshire Bank reconciliation to date (to follow)
d) To approve accounts for payment in March 2021 (attached)
e) To note accounts paid February 2021 (attached)
f) To note financial position/management accounts to end March 2021 (attached)
g) To approve the timesheets submitted by the clerk
h) To consider a request for funding from a local organisation (attached)
i) To approve an instruction to be sent to the Unity Trust Bank, the Nationwide Building Society and the Yorkshire Building Society that Lindsey Parton, as the appointed clerk to the Parish Council, will be a named signatory on the accounts held by the Parish Council.
j) To approve the registering of a PO Box address to enable Parish Council correspondence to be received by Lindsey Parton and in so doing advise the Unity Trust Bank, the Nationwide Building Society and the Yorkshire Building Society and any other relevant parties that this is the official address for the receipt of all correspondence for the Parish Council.
k) To consider the renewal of the payroll service provided by Shires Pay Services for the financial year 2021/22 (renewal enclosed)
8. Planning Applications
a) To note that the following applications were received, circulated and no comment is to be made:
21/00524/TPO 9 Coronet Avenue Davenham Northwich CW9 8FX
Proposal: Reduce the size of the Oak tree (T1) by approx 30% as it is shading the garden
and neighbour’s garden. The tree roots are causing a lot of issues with the
grass in the garden.
21/00361/FUL 16 Kensington Way Davenham Northwich Cheshire CW9 8GG
Proposal: Single storey rear extension
b) To consider a response to the following planning applications:
21/00808/TPO 2 Royal Gardens Davenham Northwich Cheshire CW9 8HB
Proposal: Sycamore [T1] located at the front right border by water works compound
entrance – Reduce height by approx 4m and a reduction of laterals property side by approx 2m, crown raise to approx 6m from ground level.
21/00560/FUL Cherry Cottage 25 Dobells Road Northwich Cheshire CW9 8DT
Proposal: Demolition of existing front porch and rear conservatory, erection of a porch
canopy, single storey side and two storey rear extension, alterations to windows/doors, rendering application
9. Deeds of Variation
To consider the resident information document and agree the methods of publicising it
10. St George’s Way
To consider the latest response received by CHL Solicitors (in circulation)
11. Environmental Matters
a) To consider how to respond to residents who undertake work to Parish Council property without consent
b) To consider the quotation received for tree remedial works at Burwurdsley close (attached)
c) To consider the further information received on the tree tagging system (to follow)
d) To consider quotations (if received) for brickwork repairs, electrical repairs and the repair of railings at the Clocktower
e) To consider the report and recommendations from the Wildflower Working Group (meeting notes attached)
f) To discuss the anti-social behaviour incidents reported at Poor’s Woods.
g) To note that the management company of the Willows apartment block had responded to the request to consider changes to make footpaths more accessible and are establishing ownership in order to progress matters.
h) To receive any other updates.
12. Ponds Works
a) To consider the request by a resident for locating a bench at Coronet Way pond.
b) To consider any other issues relating to ponds, culverts or drainage
13. Play Parks
a) To consider the quotations received for works to the play areas (attached)
14. Agenda items for the next meeting
To note agenda items to be considered at the March meeting
15. Close of meeting
Closed session items
Members of the public should be aware that the council may take a vote on any item on the agenda to resolve that the item be dealt with in closed session. The law permits the exclusion of the press and public when the council is discussing matters which may contain sensitive information, such as legal advice or matters pertaining to individuals.
Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960 s.2
A body may, by resolution, exclude the public from a meeting whenever publicity would be prejudicial to the public interest by reason of the confidential nature of the business to be transacted or for some other special reasons stated in the resolution and arising from the nature of that business of the proceedings; and where such a resolution is passed, this Act shall not require the meeting to be open to the public during proceedings to which the resolution applies.