Agenda: Parish Council Meeting 21st November 2019

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You are invited to attend the Parish Council Meeting on the 21st November 2019 at

7.00 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 17th October 2019
3.     Trees on ‘Westlow ‘Mere by the bridleway/ footpath.


  • Cllr VB will report back to full Council on actions by the Fisheries.
4.     Rural Lane Improvement Plan
  •  The Clerk to update the Parish Council on progress.
5.     Highways
  • Congleton Link Road – update.
  • Water on Smithy Lane – The Clerk to update.
  • Mill Lane BT Chamber – Clerk to update
  • Sign Cleaning in the Parish – Cllr JS to update.
  • AOB
6.     Business Plan
  • Update from the Chairman
7.     Budget 2020/21
  • The Parish Council to approve the precept for 2020/21.
8.     Financial Regulations
  • To adopt the new Financial Regulations circulated.
9.     Cheshire East To suspend standing orders and receive a report from   any Ward Members present


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

·       Nil

Bloor Homes – arrange a meeting

11.  Accounts BALANCE OF ACCOUNT = £20,443.92


·       £265.98 Crewe Colour Printers

·       £120.00 Ms S Amies


·       Nil


12.  Clerks Report ·       Correspondence

·       Meeting dates for 2020

13.  Chairman and Members Report §  Cllr TR to update members on course

§  Cllr MW – Town & Parish Conference – 20.11.19

Part 2  
To appoint new Clerk as advised by Cllr MW and Cllr VB ·       To agree contract

·       To agreed SCP level

·       To agree to appoint TCS Management

·       To agree working from home arrangements

·       To approve the Cilca qualification

To note the next meeting date 16th January 2020
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