Barrow Parish Agenda – 9th May 2017 – meeting starts at 7.00pm

Barrow Parish Council

www.greatbarrow.com.

Annual Meeting of the Council to be held in BARROW VILLAGE HALL on TUESDAY 9 MAY at 7.00pm for the purpose of transacting the business set out on the agenda below

Parish Clerk

2 May 2017

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Members of the public and the press are welcome to attend for the “Part 1” section of the agenda. Any reports in “Part 2” contain confidential information and only Councillors and the Parish Clerk can be present.

If you have any general enquiries about the meeting, please contact Pauline English, Clerk to the Parish Council (Tel: 0151 339 1405, e-mail: engy02@ntlworld.com).

AGENDA

 

1           ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN

  • APPOINTMENT OF VICE-CHAIRMAN

3       APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

4       DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

5       OPEN FORUM

6       MINUTES

7       MEMBERSHIP OF COMMITTEES, REPRESENTATION ON OUTSIDE BODIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR 2017-18

         To agree on membership/responsibility for the following:

  • Village Hall Committee
  • Barrowmore Liaison
  • Barrow Parish Playing Field Foundation
  • Footpaths Committee
  • ChALC Area Meetings (2 representatives)
  • Police liaison
  • Allotments
  • Website
  • Finance
  • Trees
  • Neighbourhood Development Plan
  • Skips

8       ASSETS, DEEDS AND LEASES

9       TIMETABLE OF MEETINGS FOR 2017-18

         To approve the following timetable of meetings for the year 2017-18:

13 June 2017

11 July 2017

12 September 2017

10 October 2017

14 November 2017

12 December 2017

9 January 2018

13 February 2018

13 March 2018

10 April 2018 (following the Annual Parish Meeting)

8 May 2018 (Annual Meeting)

10     UPDATE ON ISSUES RAISED AT PREVIOUS MEETINGS

 

11     PLANNING

  • Applications: None received
  • Decisions: None was taken
  • Awaiting Decision:
16/05075/CAT T1 – 1 X Ash Tree – Remove 2-3 suckers over drive and reduce rest of the tree by approx 2 – 2.5 metres – This is required to keep the tree amenable and healthy and safe for the future growth at Chapel Rise, Station Lane, Barrow, Chester, Cheshire CH3 7JW  
17/00348/FUL Conversion of existing outbuilding to one dwelling – Outbuildings Adjacent 1 Little Barrow Hall Mews, Station Lane, Barrow, Chester, Cheshire  
17/01084/CAT T1 – Beech Tree – Reduce height to the first fork. T2 – 1 X Hawthorn – Reduce height to similar height. T3 – 1 X Eucalyptus – Re-pollard to previous height at Fairford, Mill Lane, Barrow, Chester, Cheshire CH3 7JF
  • Appeals: 16/02675/FUL Application for an agricultural dwelling at Milton Brook, Barrow Lane, Barrow, Chester CH3 7HW – appeal to be heard on 10 May 2017 at 10.00am at 1 Black Friars, Chester, Cheshire CH1 2NU

12     POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

To confirm the following policies and procedures approved in 2016:

  • Standing Orders
  • Financial Regulations
  • Complaints Procedure
  • Data Protection and Information Security Policy
  • Dignity at Work: Bullying and Harassment policy
  • Discipline, Dismissal and Grievance Policy
  • Equality and Diversity Policy
  • Freedom of Information – Publication Scheme
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Policy and procedure for handling requests for information
  • Risk Management Strategy
  • Scheme of Delegation

13     CORRESPONDENCE

(1)     Barrow and Littleton Twinning Association: Request for donation towards the cost of hosting visitors from Aubignon and invitation to the Parish Council for a representative to attend any of the functions planned

14     REPORTS FROM COMMITTEES AND SUBGROUPS

(1)     Allotments

(2)     Barrow Parish Playing Field Committee

(3)     Barrowmore Liaison

(4)     Footpaths Committee

(5)     Police issues

(6)     Gowy Partnership Meeting

(7)     Neighbourhood Development Plan

(8)     Website

15     GRASS CUTTING

16     STANDING CONSIDERATION OF HIGHWAY MATTERS

17     FINANCE

(1)     Payments, Receipts and Balances

(2)          Approval to use of BACS payments: The Legislative Reform (Payments by Parish Councils, Community Councils and Charter Trustees) Order 2014 provided the opportunity for Parish Councils to make payments by BACS transfer provided such payments were authorised by the Parish Council. A resolution to continue to make payments by BACS is required annually and the Council is recommended to approve such a resolution for 2017-18.

18     ITEMS FOR INFORMATION OR NEXT MEETING

19     DATE AND TIME OF THE NEXT MEETING

Tuesday 14 June 2017 at 7.30pm in Barrow Village Hall

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