Agenda – 25 January 2022

Notice is hereby given that Richards Castle (Shropshire) Parish Council will hold an extraordinary meeting at 7.30pm on Tuesday 25 January 2022 at the village hall


1. Apologies for absence

2. Declarations of Interest and Written Requests for Dispensation
Declaration of any disclosable pecuniary interest in a matter to be discussed at the meeting whether or not it is included in the register of interests. Members are reminded that they are required to leave the room during discussing and voting on matters in which they have a disclosable pecuniary interest whether or not the interest is entered into the register of members’ interests maintained by the Monitoring Officer

3. Minutes of the previous meeting – 8 September 2021

4. Ward Councillor Report

5. To invite views and discussion from members of the public

6. Biodigester – Update on hours of operation enquiries, response from the operators and consider way forward.

7. Clerk’s Report

8. Planning
22/00167/PMBPA Barn At Woodcroft Farm, Richards Castle, SY8 4EB. Application for prior approval under Part 3, Class Q of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 for the change of use from agricultural to form one dwelling.

21/05976/FUL and 21/05977/LBC 16 Overton, Ludlow, SY8 4DY. Erection of extension to the rear of the property incorporating a garden room and utility/toilet.

Update on planning decisions by Shropshire Council

9. Report from Councillors who have attended meetings of other Organisations on behalf of the Parish Council

10. Financial Items
a) To consider outstanding payments
Richards Castle Village Hall – £20.00
Hitrees Ltd., environmental maintenance – £192.00
SALC, Be a better councillor training – £75.00

b) Review accounts and consider the 2022-23 precept
c) Review the effectiveness of internal financial controls

11. The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee – Consider proposal to participate in The Queen’s Green Canopy by planting trees for the Jubilee, planning for the lighting of beacon on Hanway Common, support for activities facilitated by the village hall committee, agree budget and way forward.

12. Highway Items/ Amenity Items/ Footpath Items
a) Vehicle activated signs – Update on request to install a VAS on the B4361 by the village hall and consider way forward.
b) Review environmental maintenance programme of work and agree next steps
c) To report Highway / Amenity and Footpath items

13. Shropshire Council Budget consultation 2022/2023 – To consider consultation submission.

14. Local Policing Community Charter – Review report on charter, actions taken in support of the charter, and request to update as required.

15. Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure plan – To consider consultation submission.

16. SALC training schedule – To review and agree training requirements

17. Matters raised for next meeting (no discussion)

18. Close meeting and date of next meeting

Richards Castle (Shrop) Parish Council
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