Agenda: Parish Council Meeting 26th March 2019

You are invited to attend the Parish Council Meeting on the 26th March 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 26th February 2019.

2.     Unregistered Land behind Deans Cottages

  • The Clerk and Cllr R Hurst to update members after meeting with Ms Jackie Kirkham on 29th February.

3.      Highways

  • Northwich Road – comments from the newsletter.
  • Hard standing outside Cranage Hall Hotel – Chris Hodgkinson  
  • Gully outside 9 Needham Drive – 3353120    
  • Blocked gullies on Armistead Way 3337227 – done
  • RAG update – Cllr M Hodge
  • The agricultural auction being held at Cranage Trade Park – Clerk to report.   
  • BT inspection cover Ref – WM1NLU78

4.     Annual Parish Meeting

  • To confirm details.  
  • Any feedback from the newsletter

5.     Bowling Club lightening

  • To consider the quote of £564.00 (£94.00 VAT) for the lightening improvement.

6.     Footpaths and Trees Report

  • To resolve to accept the report from the Footpath Officer and the Clerk to report on last months.
  • Report from a resident ref; footpath by Massey Mill – 3354808
  • Carver avenue update   
  • Footpath Claim – Carver Ave/Byley Lane/Crescent Avenue Ref FPS/R0660/14A/2 – Cllr R Hurst to report


7.      GDPR

  • To adopt Security Policy (attached)

8.     Planning Applications

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

No applications submitted


   Oak Tree Lane – Cllr AK


Sibelco – Cllr M Cohen


9.     Internal auditor

·       To appoint the internal auditor for 2018/19

10.  Accounts

To note the balance of account – Leek United £30,488.46 + Natwest £31,549.16 = £62,037.62.


·       £1,228.80 HSF Recycling Ltd

·       £4,443.02 Mrs J Mason (Jan to March)

·       £1,239.94 HMRC

·       £84.00 Neil Hopley Contractors Ltd

·       £120.00 RAG refund


·       NIL


11.  Cheshire East

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

12.  Chairman’s and members report

·       Memorial bench– Cllr R Hurst.

·       Town & Parish Conference – 7th March – the Chairman to update

·       Litter collection 14th April 2019

13.  Clerks Report

·        Computer costs

·       SLCC Course -Positive Relationships £145.00

To note the next meeting

·       23rd April 2019 – Annual Parish Meeting