Agenda: Parish Council Meeting 10th September 2019


You are invited to attend the Parish Council Meeting on the 10th September 2019 at 7.30 pm at Cranage Hall Hotel, Byley Lane, Cranage CW4 8EW.



Declaration of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest

Part 1- Public and Press Present

The Chairman will adjourn the meeting to allow questions from members of the public to last no longer than 10 minutes at the start of the meeting and the same at the end.  After questions the Chairman will reconvene / conclude the Parish Council meeting.


         To approve any apologies for absence

1.      Minutes

  • To approve the minutes held on 30th July 2019

2.     To make the decision to co-opt new member  

  • The Parish Council to consider the application/s received for the vacancy  

3.      Capital Projects 2019/20  

  • To receive an update with progress to date.    

4.     Grant Fund – Community Clean-up fund

  • The Chairman to update  

5.     Business Plan

  • The Chairman to update

6.      Highways

  • Northwich Road – feedback from Cllr AK
  • Letter from Goostrey resident reference crossroads at Byley Lane
  • Boundary Signs – members to consider options circulated.
  • Cars parking on pavements on Byley Lane – feedback from PCSO
  • M6 bridge road surface

7.     Footpaths and Trees Report

  • To resolve to accept the report from the Footpath Officer and the Clerk to report on last months.
  • Footpath Claim – Carver Ave/Byley Lane/Crescent Avenue Ref FPS/R0660/14A/2 – No response to date.
  • Manor Barns – hedges
  • Fire damaged trees
  • Football pitches

8.     Planning Applications

To discuss the following planning applications and any circulated after the agenda publication;

  • 19/3833C Caravan Court, Knutsford Road, Cranage CW4 8HJ – proposed single storey extension to form entrance lobby with external refurbishment.
  • 18/5051C Land at rear of Cotton Farm, Middlewich Road, Holmes Chapel CW4 7ET – Cllr AN to report and letter to be noted from Cllr S Corcoran CE leader
  • Sibelco- the Clerk to update members.
  • Proposed Draft Site Allocations and Development Policies Document; Consultation 19th August to 30 September



9.      Audit 2018/19

·       To consider the report from the external auditor PK Little John  – Clerk to update

10.  Accounts

To note the balance of account – Leek United £30,488.46 + Natwest £39,141.15 = £69,629.61


·       £796.70 Edward Bloor

·       £408.00 Mr L Dooley – Wildlife Lawns and Meadows

·       £30.00 SLCC Branch Conference

·       £1,350.00 James Ashbrook Ltd

·       £81.00 Sam Dale and Son ltd

·       £174.14 CTC Memorial bench

·       Clerks expenses


·       £10,000 Precept CE  

·       £112.00 Cranage Bowling Club

Leek United Account to consider reinvestment

Signatures on NatWest Bank Account – Cllr AN to update.

11.  Cheshire East

To resolve to suspend standing orders to receive a report from any Ward Members present.

12.  Chairman’s and members report

·       Report from Cllr RH on the Beer Festival  

·       Litter Collection 6th October 2019 10.00am

·       Bulb planting on 29th September

·       Police forum 2.9.19 – Cllr DB to update

13.  Clerks Report

·        Newsletter

To note the next meeting

·       22nd October 2019