Agenda: Parish Council Meeting 19th September 2019

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You are invited to attend the Parish Council Meeting on the 19th September 2019 at

7.30 pm at Westlow Mere, Giantswood Lane, Congleton CW12 2JJ in the function room.  

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

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Declaration of Interest To receive any declarations of interest.
1.     Apologies
  • To approve any apologies for absence
2.     Minutes
  • To approve the minutes from 18th July 2019
3.     Tree Protection Orders in the Parish


  • Cllr VB to update members on progress to date.
4.     Rural Lane Improvement Plan
  •  Cllr T Richardson and the Clerk to report on the meeting with James Ashbrook Ltd ref Smithy Lane
  • To consider submitted quote.
5.     Highways
  • Congleton Link Road – Cllr PA and the Clerk to report on meeting 6.9.19 (notes circulated).

To acknowledge to communication from a resident in Somerford Booths.

  • Rubbish dumping on G/Wood Lane – Cllr JS to report
  • Water on Smithy Lane – No actions taken. PC to agree next actions.
  • Mill Lane BT Chamber – Clerk to update
  • Bridleway on Giantswood Lane – Cllr JS to report
  • Speed Gun Training – Cllr VB / Cllr JS
  • Any outstanding issues to be reported.
6.     Alderley Gate – Bloor Homes
  • Cllr JS and the Clerk to update from the meeting on 13th September.
7.     Business Plan
  • Update from the Clerk.
8.     Use of a lengthsman
  • The PC to consider tasks to be completed through the Parish.
9.     Cheshire East To suspend standing orders and receive a report from   any Ward Members present

  • Available S106 monies
10.  Planning Applications To consider the following applications and any other since the publication of the agenda –

·       19/4107C Fern Hill, Smithy Lane, Hulme Walfield CW12 2JG – Extension to existing property and construction of car port.

·       19/3859C Sarnia, Giantswood Lane, Somerford Booths CW12 2JN – Replacement dwelling

·       19/2136C Field house Farm, Swettenham Road, Somerford Booths CW12 2JX – Replacement of existing porch, addition of dormer window and timber cladding to existing dwelling, Conversion of existing garage into habitable space. Erect car port.

·       19/3656C Tannoch Brae, Mill Lane, Somerford Booths CW12 2JT – proposed demolition of Tannoch Brae and the construction of a replacement dwelling with detached garage.


Resident complaint– reference Fern Hill, Smithy Lane CW12 2JG

500 Houses off Manchester Road – to approve any plans.

11.  Accounts BALANCE OF ACCOUNT = £16,079.06


·       £35.00 – CHALC


·       £5,00.00 Precept

Internet Banking– the Clerk to update  

12.  Clerks Report ·       Correspondence
13.  Chairman and Members Report §  Police forum 2.9.19 – Cllr JS to report

§  Community Capacity and Resilience 26.09.19 – Cllr VB to attend

§  COC Course 31.07.19 – Cllr JS to report

To note the next meeting date 17th October 2019


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