Agenda October 2019

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Notice is hereby given that a Meeting of SANDON and BURSTON PARISH COUNCIL

will be held on WEDNESDAY 9th October 2019 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 11th September 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 Gate Closing system.   Burston Pool to Canal Bridge.

5.3       Sandon Gateways

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

5.7       Grit Box for Burston Lane at the Railway Bridge (September 2019)

5.8       New Clerk


  1. Planning

6.1       Applications returned to Stafford Borough Council – Reply Awaited

6.1.1    19/29999/LBC                        Sandon Hall.  Bell Tower Restoration Work

6.1.2    19/30711/FUL                        Shaw Wood Farm.  New Slurry Lagoon

6.1.3    19/30799/NOTH         Open Reach.  Pole at Home Farm Lodge.

6.1.4    19/30912/FUL                        Shaw Wood Farm.  New Cattle Shed No.2  Amended

6.1.5    19/30916/FUL                        Old Railway Station.  Workshop / Joinery Building

6.1.6    19/30919/FUL                        Shaw Wood Farm.  New Cattle Shed No.3   Amended

6.3.1    19/31035/FUL                        The Walled Garden,  Sandon Estate.  Installation of 3 Greenhouses.


6.2       Application Decisions by Stafford Borough Council




6.3       Applications received by the Parish Council for Consultation.

6.3.1    19/31149/FUL                        Butterhill Farm,  Butterhill Bank.  Agricultural Building


6.4       Planning Appeals or Queries               None


7          Finance

7.1       Financial Statement and Bank Account Reconciliation.

7.2       Invoice.  Roe Contractors.  £550.00.  Burston Car Park Resurfacing.

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 s57(1)(b)

7.3       Clerk’s Salary.  Gross £387.50. Net £309.90. PAYE £77.60.  LGA 1972 s112(2)


  1. Report from County Councillor


  1. Report from District Councillor


  1. Items Raised by Member Councillors / Clerk

10.1     Shopper Bus to Stafford  6th  November,  4th December.


  1. Correspondence

11.1     Staffordshire County Council


11.2     Stafford Borough Council

11.2.1  Parish Forum 26th September 7.00pm.  Civic Centre, Stafford.  Report


11.3     Staffordshire Parish Councils’ Association

11.3.1  Weekly email updates for information.


11.4     Stone Lions – Prostate Cancer Screening.  Tuesday 24th September.  Report.

11.5     Stone Liaison Meeting   18th September  Report.

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


  1. Date of Next Meeting      Wednesday 13th November 2019   Sandon Parish Room



01 October 2019





B A Boughey


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