Agenda: Parish Council 27th February 2018

You are invited to attend the Parish Council Meeting on the 27th February 2018 at 7.30pm at Cranage Village Hall, CW4 8EQ

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Declaration Of Interest To receive any declarations of interest
Part 1- Public and Press Present The Chairman will adjourn the meeting to allow questions from members of the public to last no longer than 15 minutes. After questions the Chairman will reconvene the Parish Council meeting.
  • To approve any apologies for absence
1.     Minutes
  • To approve the minutes held on 16th January 2018
2.     Register of Interest
  • Cllr D Bennett
3.     Neighbourhood Plan
  • Cllr G Morgan to update members with progress to date.
  • Governance – to approve a Terms of Reference.
  • Designate area / funding
  • Project Plan
4.     Freedom of Information request to Highways England   – support to add this item to the agenda RJH, DB,MC,MH
  • To propose a recessionary resolution to increase the contribution to the FOI request to Highways England.
  • To discuss the VAT claim of the submission – Cllr M Hodge
5.     Footpaths and Trees Report
  • To resolve to accept the report from the Footpath officer
  • Glebe Farm divert FP3 – update
  • Hermitage Lane – Cllr R Hocknell to report on improvements
  • Hawthorn House – Footpath
  • Woodland by Village Hall – Cllr R Hurst
  • Dog Fouling – Cllr M Cohen
6.     Highways
  • VTC Consultants – Cllr J Swithenbank and the Clerk to report on the meeting 31.01.18. To approve locations of monitors – map enclosed
  • Insurance Claim – Clerk to update
  • The impact of farmer traffic on the road – Cllr M Cohen
  • Sign Cleaning – update
  • AOB
7.     Adult Fitness Area ·      The Clerk to update the Council
8.     Planning Applications To discuss the following planning applications and any circulated after the agenda publication;

  • 18/0610C Cranage Mill, Knutsford Road, Cranage CW4 8EE – Erect an additional warehouse for more bag storage and increase our vehicle parking area.
  • 18/0632C 2 Deans Row, Knutsford Road Cranage CW4 8ES – retrospective application for a single storey rear extension to provide living room and ground floor toilet.
  • 18/0673C Chestnut Farm, Knutsford Road, Cranage CW4 8HJ – Replacement dwelling ( resubmission of 17/5265C)
  • 18/0197C 22 Byley Lane, Cranage CW4 8EL – The addition of a UPVC widow on the south elevation
9.     Accounts To note the balance of account – Leek United £30,275.36 + Natwest £37,680.093 = £68,043.45


·      £670.80 Congleton Town Council (credit £70.80)

·      £666.80 Hoey Ainscough Associates

·      £50.00 CHALC

·      £35.00 ICO

·      £20.00 Congleton Town Council ( amendment )

·      £75.00 Year End Audit and Internal Audit _ CHALC


·      £171.00 Principal Hotels

10.  Risk Assessment 2018 ·      To approve the Risk Assessment

·      Landlord check on bowling club outstanding

·      Kissing gates

·      Cllr Responsibilities

11.  Internal Auditor 2018 ·      The Clerk to update on the course attended 6.2.18

·      To approve the Internal Auditor

12.  Cheshire East To resolve to suspend standing orders to receive a report from any Ward Members present.

·      Speed on Northwich Road

·      Response from Sean Hannaby in ref to M6 noise

·      Village Hall – caravans on CE Land

·      Hall Farm Barns – 17/5550C

13.  Chairman’s and members report ·      North West Ambulance Charity Event – Cllr M Cohen

·      Holocaust Service 26.01.18 – Cllr M Cohen

14.  Clerks Report ·      Local Council Award Scheme – Foundation

·      Annual Parish Meeting – approve actions

·      Resident Concern – clerk to report

·      HCPC – letter in relation to parking

·      Training 2018

15.  To note the next meeting ·      27th March 2018