Agenda January 2020

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Notice is hereby given that a Meeting of SANDON and BURSTON PARISH COUNCIL will be held on WEDNESDAY 8 January 2020 at Sandon Parish Room

Commencing at 7.30pm.

Members of the Council are hereby summoned to attend




Prior to and at the conclusion of the meeting Members of the Public are invited to ask questions or make statements otherwise Standing Orders are adopted to regulate meeting business, unless revoked.




1          Apologies


  1. Minutes Meeting of the Parish Council held on 11th December, 2019.


  1. Chairman’s Announcements


  1. Declarations of interests

4.1       DPI, Personal Declared Interests and other Personal Interests.


  1. Outstanding Matters Reports and Updates

5.1       Highways Update.

A51 Slow Sign, Dog & Doublet junction markings, Burston Grid, Railway Bridge Fence.

5.2       Footpath 36.  Burston Pool to Canal Bridge.  Temporary Closure.  Reinstatement update.

5.4       Clearing vegetation from footpaths on the A51 and Hilderstone Road.

5.5       Road signs obscured by hedges and those requiring a clean.

Encroachment of vegetation on to the pathways.

5.6       Defibrillator for Burston – (July 2019)


  1. Planning

6.1       Applications returned to Stafford Borough Council – Reply Awaited

6.1.1    19/30916/FUL                        Old Railway Station.  Workshop / Joinery Building

6.1.2    19/31325/COU           Stone House Farm, Church Lane, Sandon

Change of Use – Dwelling to Children’s Care Home


6.2       Application Decisions by Stafford Borough Council – none


6.3       Applications received by the Parish Council for Consultation – none.


6.4       Planning Appeals or Queries               None


7          Finance

7.1       Financial Statement and Bank Account Reconciliation. (Draft copy enclosed).

7.2       Clerk’s Salary – November/December 2019 – £317.10 (gross)

7.3    Hire of Sandon Parish Room 2020 – £300

7.4       Parish Precept 2020 – 2021. An initial draft Precept Budget Considerations 2020/21 was prepared by the Clerk and presented to the Parish Council in November 2019 (copy enclosed).  It was agreed at the 11 December meeting to defer a final decision until January 2020.  The deadline for submission is 31 January 2020.


  1. Report from County Councillor


  1. Report from District Councillor


  1. Items Raised by Member Councillors / Clerk


10.1     Notification of Stone Area Parish Liaison Group meeting – Wednesday 13 January at 3.00 p.m. at Frank Jordan Centre, Stone.


10.2     Setting the date of Sandon and Burston Annual Parish Assembly.


  1. Correspondence


11.1     Staffordshire County Council

11.1.1 Consultation on Proposed School Admission Arrangements – Community and Voluntary Controlled Schools 2021-2022


View a full copy of the proposed admission arrangements


11.1.2  Temporary Traffic Regulation Orders: B5027 Stone Road, Bramshall

TTRO Plan details: B5027 Uttoxeter Road, Stone

TTRO Plan details:


11.3     Stafford Borough Council


11.4     Staffordshire Parish Councils’ Association

11.4.1  Weekly email updates forwarded to Councillors by email for information – 12 December, 19 December, 26 December 2019 and 2 January 2020.


11.5     Any other correspondence received by the meeting date, for information.


  1. Date of Next Meeting      Wednesday 12th February 2020   Sandon Parish Room



3 January 2020



Mrs Tina Gould


Telephone        07503 167538