Agenda – APC meeting 20th September 2017

Please be advised that Parish Councillors are summoned and the public invited to attend a meeting of Atworth Parish Council to be held on Wednesday 20th September 2017 at 7.00pm in Atworth Village Hall to consider the agenda below.


  1. Welcome
  2. Apologies for Absence
  3. Declarations of interest

Formal closure of the meeting

Public Participation 

Reconvene the meeting

  1. Applications for Co-option

Councillors to consider the following applications for co-option onto the Council:

4.1. Application Ref 17/03PG

4.2. Application Ref 17/04AS

  1. Planning Applications

There have been no Planning Applications received since the last meeting.

  1. Reports from our partner organisations

6.1       Police report

6.2       CATG report

6.3       Community Speedwatch report

6.4       MCAP community safety

  1. Minutes

7.1       To consider, approve and sign the minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on Wednesday 19th July 2017

7.2       To consider, approve and sign the minutes of the Parish Council Planning Committee held on 23rd August 2017

  1. Outstanding Actions

Updates on the following actions arising from previous minutes:

8.1       Grass cutting update

8.2       Clock tower repairs

8.3       Repairs to Recreation Ground benches

8.4       Bollards in Pavement at Albion House

8.5       Update on the “No Trespassing on the Verge” sign – AL

8.6       Parish Steward update

8.7       New Noticeboards

8.8       Raising awareness on the problem of illegal fly tipping

8.9       Benches – RC

8.10     Hedge cutting update – RC

9. Finance:

9.1       Approval of Clerk’s Salary for August 2017

9.2       Approval of Payment Schedule and authorisation of cheques

9.3       Approval to accept Budget Monitoring Statement to end of June 2017

  1. Agenda items


10.1     To consider purchase of replacement Union Flag for Shell Court

10.2     Application for a grant of £235 plus VAT to send a volunteer on a ROSPA Routine Visual Inspection Course in Swindon

10.3      Gateways on to Recreation Ground update – RC

10.4     Dry stone wall repairs Recreation Ground – EGS

10.5     Mini (illegal) bollards that have appeared along Bradford Road – AL

10.6     Illegal parking on verge in Bradford Road – AL

10.7     car parked permanently on the footpath near the Bear garage – EGS

10.8     To consider adoption of a draft Social Media policy

10.9     To consider adoption of a draft Data Protection policy

10.10   To consider revision of Fly Posting Policy – AL

  1. Correspondence

11.1     Further correspondence regarding the time capsule

11.2   To consider an application to set aside an area of the  Recreation Ground for BMX bikes.

  1. Any Other Business

            To receive any other relevant business that did not arrive in time for the agenda. No financial payments can be made at this point.

  1. Date of Next Meeting

            Wednesday 4th October 2017 in Atworth Village Hall