Agenda: Parish Council Meeting 22nd September 2020

You are invited to attend the Parish Council Meeting @ 7.30pm on the 22nd September 2020 at

Cranage Village Hall, CW4 8EQ

Attendees will be expected to wear a mask and to provide “track and trace” details.


Declaration of Interest

Members are encouraged to declare pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests as soon as they become aware in the meeting.

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 28th July 2020.
  2. Parish Councillor Vacancy.
    • The PC to make a decision on the co option of a new Councillor
  3. Cycleway /footpath to Holmes Chapel from Cranage
    • To receive an update from Cllr S Lavin
    • To confirm meting on 29th September 2020 at 1.30pm
  4. Football pitches
    • To receive a report from Mr T Sheldon
    • To debate the ownership of the land
  5. To review the budget 2020/21
    • The members to review the budget to date
  6. Planning Applications
    • To discuss the following planning applications and any circulated after the agenda publication.
    • 20/3857M Jodrell Bank Service Station, Knutsford Road, Cranage CW4 8HU – Replacement of existing single storey office, kitchen and toilets with 2 storey building providing additional office space.
    • 20/00449E Glebe Farm, Knutsford Road, Cranage CW4 8EF – Fencing business on site causing highway issues.
    • 20/3857M – comments from local resident
    • Sibelco -update from Cllr GM.
  7. Highways
    • Leese crossroads – update
    • Comment from resident on Northwich Road reference visibility
    • Grass cutting – receive feedback
    • Glebe Farm – to receive a report on the sandbags on the pavement.
    • Speed of traffic on Northwich Road – comment from resident.
    • Sycamore Cottage – 3403859
    • Bulb planting in the Parish
    • AOB
  8. Footpaths and Trees Report
    • To resolve to accept the report from the Footpath Officer Management of scrub area by the Village Hall
    • Footpath Claim – Carver Ave/Byley Lane/Crescent Avenue Ref FPS/R0660/14A/2
  9. Cheshire East
    • To receive a report from any Ward Members, present.
  10. Accounts
    • To note the balance of account – Leek United £30,721.75 + Natwest £43,674.35 = £74,396.10.
      £250.00 Mrs S Amies website compliance
      £500.00 Mrs S Amies Website maintenance
      £150.00 Jacques landscaping
      £25.00 CHALC Cllr SL
      £240.00 PKF Little John LLP
      £9,276.30 Dutton’s Infrastructure
      £35.00 Notice board varnish
      Clerks Q2 salary end of September
      £10,000.00 Precept
    • Leek United
      To resolve the reinvestment of the bond. To agree new signature due to resignation of JS.
  11. Audit 2019/20
    • To receive the audit report from PKF Little John.
    • To note engagement letter from JDH Services Ltd.
    • To note the Conclusion of Audit Notice
  12. Chairman’s and members report
    • To receive feedback from Cllr SL on course.
    • Litter Pick – Cllr RH
    • Connecting Communities – 30.09.20 at 1.30pm
  13. Clerks Report
    • Devere Hotel – update
    • Newsletter

To note the next meeting

19th October 2020 at Cranage Hall Hotel / Cranage Village Hall.

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