Council Meeting – September 2021

Minutes of Meeting held on Monday 6th September 2021

HPC21/5/01 Attendance

Present:-
Councillors Lee Allen, Howard Blake, Yvonne Bushill, Martin Deakin, Steve Edgar, Sam Green, Richard Hovey, Tony Peake, Graham Sawyer and Steve Welch

In attendance:-
Hannah Marr (Parish Clerk)

HPC21/5/02 To receive apologies for absence

Apologies were received from Councillor Janet Griffith

HPC21/5/03 To receive declarations of Members’ interests

Councillor Sam Green declared an interest in Item 6 relating to payments

Councillor Steve Edgar declared an interest in Item 6 relating to payments

Councillor Steve Welch declared an interest in Item 6 relating to payments

HPC21/5/04 Public Participation

Connie Davies raised concerns about the Council’s website not being updated

HPC21/5/05 To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on Monday 2nd August 2021

It was resolved to approve the minutes

HPC21/5/06 To consider the approval of payments

It was resolved to approve payments totalling:-
• Net: £15,970.64
• Gross: £18,252.44

HPC21/5/07 To receive a report from the Chairman of Haslington Parish Council

Councillor Tony Peake provided a report to Members

Councillor Richard McCarthy joined the meeting at the start of this item

HPC21/5/08 To receive a report from the Cheshire East Councillors covering Haslington Parish

Councillor Steve Edgar provided an update on the forthcoming Cheshire East Council Community Governance and Boundary Review

HPC21/5/09 To consider matters related to planning applications

Councillor Steve Edgar updated Members on Planning Application 21/4071C relating to land on Elton Lane, Winterley

Councillors Steve Edgar and Richard Hovey are to lead on compiling a response to the application on behalf of the Parish Council

HPC21/5/10 To receive an update relating to the installation of new waste bins and benches

Councillors Steve Edgar and Tony Peake provided an update on progress of the project

HPC21/5/11 To receive an update relating to a bus shelter for Oakhanger Ward

Councillor Steve Edgar provided an update on discussions with external bodies regarding the bus shelter

Members resolved to Earmark a further £6,000.00 towards the purchase of a bus shelter

HPC21/5/12 To receive an update relating to Speed Indicator Devices for the Parish

Councillor Steve Edgar provided an update

HPC21/5/13 To consider matters related to the Gutterscroft Community Centre

Councillor Tony Peake provided an update on recent works carried out on the building

HPC21/5/14 To consider matters related to the Neighbourhood Plan

Councillor Steve Edgar provided an update regarding the Neighbourhood Plan survey which will be distributed to residents and it was resolved that the consultation period will end on 31st October 2021

HPC21/5/15 To consider matters related to Winterley Ward

No matters were raised

HPC21/5/16 To consider matters related to Oakhanger Ward

No matters were raised

HPC21/5/17 To consider matters related to Haslington Ward

Councillor Melissa Mews passed on concerns from residents regarding the zip wire in the Gutterscroft Playing Field

The Clerk was asked to contact ANSA for an assessment and to arrange any maintenance required to the equipment

Councillor Mews also passed on recent discussions with young residents in the village who wished to come and talk to the Parish Council

Councillor Mews is to organise a meeting so that this discussions can take place

HPC21/5/18 To consider matters related to urgent business needed to be carried out by Haslington Parish Council in the interest and benefit of those who live and operate within the Parish boundary

The Clerk advised that the External Audit had been completed by PKF Littlejohn and that the Notice of Conclusion of Audit would be posted prior to the national deadline date of 30th September 2021 in accordance with regulations and best practice

HPC21/5/19 To note the date of the next meeting as Monday 4th October 2021

The date of the next meeting was noted

The meeting closed at 8.18pm