Agenda: Parish Council Meeting 17th September 2020 via Zoom

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You are invited to attend the Parish Council Meeting on the 17th September 2020 at 7.30pm via Any members of the public who would like to join the meeting please email the clerk for login details. 

If members of the public are present, there will be a period of question time at the beginning and at the end of the meeting.



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.  After questions the Chairman will reconvene the Parish Council meeting.

  1. Apologies
    To receive apologies for absence.
  2. Declaration of Interest
    To receive declarations of interest.
  3. Minutes
    To approve the minutes from 16th July 2020, held via video conference.
  4. Link Road Roundabouts
    A representative from Congleton Town Council will be present at the meeting to discuss the design and scheme of the roundabouts that are part of the Congleton Link Road.
  5. Website proposal and costings
    Cllr VB and the clerk to report on proposals for amendments to the website and associated costings.
  6. PCSO Update
    Cllr JS to provide an update.
  7. Way-marked circular fitness route
    Cllr VB to provide an update following discussions with Cllr Suzie Akers-Smith.
  8. Newsletter
    To discuss the contents of the Autumn newsletter.
  9. Business Plan
    To sign off the final version.
  10. Planning White Paper
    Cllr VB to give a summary of the Planning White Paper.
  11. Highways
    To report on concerns of residents about overgrown hedges becoming a hazard on the highway.
  12. Budget Monitoring
    Quarterly budget monitoring.
  13. Cheshire East
    To receive a report from any Ward Members present.
  14. Planning Applications
    To consider the following applications and any other since the publication of the agenda:
  15. Accounts
    BALANCE OF ACCOUNT = £26,708.21
    £245.74, Clerk Salary.
    £14.39, Clerk’s expenses, Zoom subscription.
    £78.00, SLCC membership renewal
    £528, The Parish Noticeboard Company. Authorised prior to the meeting and paid online 17th August 2020.
    £250, S Amies, WCAG website compliance.
    £6,500, Second instalment of parish precept, Cheshire East Council.
    Bank reconciliation – a councillor to sign this off.
  16. Clerk’s Report
    Update on the new noticeboard, repainting of the bench and boundary signs.
    Update on new bank account.
    Update on defibrillator.
    SLCC National Conference.
  17. Chairman’s and Member’s Report
    To note the next meeting date 15th October 2020

Kate Marsh
Clerk of the Council

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