SPC Meeting Agenda 14.11.23

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Dear Residents
You are cordially invited to attend the meeting of Full Council to be held on Tuesday Nov 14th at Shenstone Community Library at 7.15pm
Shirley O’Mara Parish Clerk, RFO- Shenstone Parish Council
Date of notice: 8th Nov 2023

107 Register of members in attendance

108 Acceptance of apologies.

109 Public Participation.

Members of the public are invited to address Council for a maximum of 15 minutes.

110 Declarations of interest.

Members should consider whether they should partake in any discussion or vote on matters on the agenda unless they have a dispensation:

111 To accept and confirm minutes of the last Full Council meeting on Tuesday 10th Oct 2023

112 Clerk’s update on outstanding issues from last meeting.

Tree outside Edwards Rest, Stonnall.

Phone box adoption, Smarts Avenue, Shenstone Wood End

Lock up for Lengthsman’s tools.

Malkins Coppice meeting with South Staffs Water.

113 Pursuant to the Resolution of the Council of 12th September 2023 relating to Item 74 Neighbourhood Plan reviews, and in accordance with the provisions of Shenstone Parish Council’s Standing Order 8, whereby 6 members of the Council having provided written notice, this item in relation to Stonnall Neighbourhood Plan refresh to be (re-)considered].

114 To receive reports from District and County Councillors.

115 Finance.

Current financial position & transactions for approval as of 14th Nov 2023

Budget and Forecast: Presentation of position against budget & forecast.

Agree Precept for 2024/25

Community Grant applications now being accepted.

Next meeting of Finance, Legal, Health & Safety Committee Tues Nov 28th, 2023, at 5.30 pm Shenstone Community Library.

116 Planning.

Approve planning applications received in last month and update on any objections/

Recommendations from Neighbourhood Planning & Property Committee Mon 6th Nov 2023.

  1. Adoption of the draft Terms of Reference for Neighbourhood Planning Working Groups

  2. Consider & agree Parish Council response to Shenstone Playing Fields Consultation.

117 Neighbourhood Plan refreshes: update & next steps.

118 Lammas Land Boundary incursion: feedback from solicitor & consideration of next steps.

119 Feedback from Employment Committee Meeting on Tues 17th Oct 2023.

RECOMENDATIONS: a) Clerk salary increase to scale 26- £32,909 to £35,000 per annum back dated to April.

b) Registrar salary increase from £150 per month to £165 effective from November.

c) Lengthsmen’s salary not due review until April 2024 but appraisals to be scheduled.

120 Consideration of Councillor led Grant (Cllr Thompson) for £660.00 contribution towards LED lighting on Shenstone Playing Fields

121 Right of Way, Manor Farm, Stonnall: receive feedback from residents re path.

122 Stonnall Pinfold Map: consideration of refresh

123 Consideration of quotes to remove 3 x trees in Lower Lawn Cemetery: £1008 & £2,000 + VAT

124 Newsletter; update

125 Next meeting of Full Council 12th December 2023 7.15pm at Stonnall Community Hall