LONGSDON PARISH COUNCIL

  

THERE ARE CURRENTLY

VACANCIES

FOR TWO COUNCILLORS

ON THE PARISH COUNCIL.

 

The Parish Council has the power to co-opt any elector of

the Parish of Longsdon onto the Parish Council to fill the vacancies.

 

Any interested elector should put his / her name forward with

details to the Clerk to the Council, John Bourne, by email to

 

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LONGSDON PARISH COUNCIL

Chairman: J. Sargeant, Vice Chairman: R. Lovell. Clerk to the Council: J. Bourne.


12th June 2021 

You are hereby informed that the Parish Council has arranged a meeting to be held in the Upstairs Room of The Wheel, Leek Road, Longsdon on Thursday 17th. June 2021 at 7-00p.m.

PLEASE note that Face Masks MUST be worn at all times except when seated at the meeting table.

A G E N D A

          1. Apologies for Absence.

          2. Declarations of Interest.

          3. Chairman’s Address.

          4. Public Comments.

          5. Approval of Minutes of the last meeting.

            • Minutes of the virtual meeting of the 6th May 2021
          6. Matters Arising.

            1. Resignations of Councillors – updates.
            2. Bus Shelter – Update.
            3. Further Details of Remembrance Sunday Items etc.
            4. St. Chad’s Church Clock – Further Report.
            5. Planting of Village Tubs.
            6. Gate Posts & Driveway in Gratton Lane.
            7. Refurbishment of Parish Benches.
          7. Other Business.

              1. Fly tipping at the old New Inn site.
              2. School in the Memorial Hall – Report on Two Enquiries.
              3. Dog Waste Bins.

             

          8. Correspondence

            1. Live & Local Indoor & Outdoor Performances. ) Already
              Staffs. Moorlands Climate Change News.       ) Distributed
              Hug Green Arts Festival – 26th. June 2021.   ) to Councillors.
            2.  

          9. Planning Matters.

            1. To Be Determined:
            2. SMD/2021/0358 Proposed Replacement of Conservatory with Orangery & Link Section to Garage at
              1. Churnet Croft, Wood Road, Longsdon.

             

          10. Finance Matters.

            1. Yearly Lengthsman Scheme Invoices not yet paid by Staffs. Moorlands District Council.
            2. Renewal of Council Insurance.
            3. To Receive a Report from the Internal Auditor – Mr. Chris Neufeld.
            4. Submission of External Audit Exemption Certificate etc.
            5. Approval of Annual Governance Statement 2020 / 2021.
            6. Approval of Accounting Statement 2020 / 2021.
            7. Orders for Payment.

              John Sargeant (Chairman)  £     5.99   Paid to Ionos for Website – Monthly Charges.
                 £   14.39   Paid to Zoom – Final Monthly Charge.
              J. A. Gibson  £ 120.00 Agency Work.
              Neufeld Accountancy Services.  £   70.00 Internal Audit Fee.
              E.W.H. Construction.  £ 755.00 Erection of Bus Shelter.
              The Wheel  £   25.00 Room Hire.
          11. Public Comments.

          12. Items for Inclusion in the Agenda for the Next Meeting.

          13. Date of Next Meeting.

 

John Bourne,
Clerk to the Council. (01782) 502940.

 

 

LONGSDON PARISH COUNCIL

Chairman: J. Sargeant, Vice Chairman: R. Lovell. Clerk to the Council: J. Bourne.

1st. May 2021.

You are hereby informed that the Longsdon Annual Parish Meeting will be held remotely via Zoom on Thursday 6th. May 2021 at 7-00p.m.

ANNUAL PARISH MEETING AGENDA

 

  1. Apologies for Absence

  2. Approval of Minutes of the last Parish meeting held on 9th. May 2019.

  3. Matters Arising

  4. Receive a Report for the Years 2019 / 2021.

  5. Any Other Business

This meeting will be held virtually using the Zoom platform.

Meeting ID. 947 3269 3690
Pass Code. 230478.

At the conclusion of the Annual Parish Meeting the Annual General Meeting of the Parish Council will be held.

 

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AGENDA

 

  1. Election of Chairman

  2. Apologies for Absence

  3. Election of Vice Chairman

  4. Appointment of Responsible Financial Officer

  5. Appointment of Representatives to Staffordshire Moorlands Parish Assembly (2)

  6. Appointment of Representative to the Longsdon Memorial Hall Management Committee

  7. Risk Assessment Review

  8. Matters Arising

  9. Any Other Business

At the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting the normal Parish Council meeting will take place.

 

AGENDA

 

  1. Apologies for Absence.

  2. Declarations of Interest.

  3. Chairman’s Address.

  4. Public Comments.

  5. Approval of Minutes of the last meeting.

    • Minutes of the virtual meeting of the 11th March 2021.
    •  
  6. Matters Arising.

    1. Resignation of Councillor.
    2. Bus Shelter – Update.
    3. Tree in Sutherland Road – Report.
    4. Staffordshire County Council Highway Complaints – Report.
    5. Details of Remembrance Sunday Items etc.
    6. St. Chad’s Church Clock – Further Report.
    7. Planting of Village Tubs.
    •  
  7. Other Business.

    1. Pedestrian Crossing on A53 Leek Road – Report.
    2. Parish Councils’ Responsibilities.
    3. Venue for Future Meetings.
    4. Refurbishment of the village benches.
    •  
  8. Correspondence

    • Already distributed to Councillors :-
      • Invitation to Join Staffordshire Parish Councils’ Association.
        Telephone Reading Friends – Staffordshire Libraries.
        Information on Churnet Sound Radio.
        Keep Britain Tidy Campaign.
        Peat Free Campaign – Moorlands Climate Action Newsletter.
        Virtual Councils Meetings – K. Bradley M.P.
      •  
  9. Planning Matters.

    1. For Report.

    2. The following plans had been distributed to Councillors for comments and no objections were forwarded:

    3. SMD/2021/0092 Variation of Condition 2 relating to SMD/2014/0748 on Land at Wyn Dene, Leek Road, Longsdon.
    4.  
    5. SMD/2021/0087 Proposed Single Storey Side & Rear Extension at Waterside, Denford Road, Longsdon.
    6.  
    7. SMD/2021/0206 Erection of Replacement Double Garage at Woodroyd, Denford Road, Longsdon.
    8.  
    9. SMD/2021/0232 Variation of Condition 12 in Relation to SMD/2017/0674 at Wyn Dene, Leek Road,Longsdon. 
    10.  
    11. SMD/2021/0259 Proposed Extension to Form Kitchen / Living Area at Marcliff, Limes Avenue, Longsdon.

      A Notice of Appeal had also been received – Written Reps – App Ref SMD/2020/0211 on Land to the Side of Ridgeway House, Leek Road, Longsdon. The original application was approved but this is to appeal against some of the Conditions imposed.
    •  
  10. Finance Matters.

    1. For Report.
      1. Bank Mandate Report.
      2. Further Half Yearly Lengthsman Scheme Invoice and Statement submitted to Staffordshire Moorlands District Council.
      3. Appointment of Internal Auditor – Mr. Chris Neufeld.
      4. Perusal of Draft Annual Accounts.
      5. Submission of External Audit Exemption Certificate etc.
      6. Renewal of Council Insurance.
      7. Orders for Payment.

    2. John Sargeant (Chairman)  £   11.98   Paid to Ionos for Website
      Two Monthly Charges.
         £   14.39   Paid to Zoom – Monthly Charge.
      J. A. Gibson  £ 160.00 Agency Work.
      John Bourne  £ 294.99 Clerk’s Salary & Expenses (nett)
      H.M. Revenue & Customs.  £   70.00 P.A.Y.E.

       

  11. Public Comments.

  12. Items for Inclusion in the Agenda for the Next Meeting.

  13. Date of Next Meeting.

 

 

 

NOTICE OF VACANCY
IN OFFICE OF COUNCILLOR

PARISH OF

LONGSDON

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN

that two casual vacancies have arisen in the Office of Councillor for the  Longsdon Parish Council.

If by 14 days excluding Dies Non, after the date of this notice a request for an election to fill said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer at the address below by TEN electors for the said Parish, an election will be held to fill the said vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option.

 

Dated 12th. May 2021.

 

 

Andrew Stokes
Returning Officer
Moorlands House
Stockwell Street
Leek
Staffs
ST13 6HQ

LONGSDON PARISH COUNCIL

Chairman: J. Sargeant, Vice Chairman: R. Lovell. Clerk to the Council: J. Bourne.


21st November 2020.

You are hereby informed that the Parish Council has arranged a meeting to be held remotely via Zoom on Thursday 26th November 2020 at 7-00p.m.

 

A G E N D A

      1. Apologies for Absence.

      2. Declarations of Interest.

      3. Chairman’s Address.

      4. Public Comments.

      5. Approval of Minutes of the last meeting.

        • Minutes of the virtual meeting of the 8th October 2020.
      6. Matters Arising.

        1. Demolished Bus Shelter – Update
        2. The Old New Inn – Update.
        3. Common Land – Report.
        4. Information on Dunwood First Responders.
        5. Highways Complaints – Report.
      7. Other Business.

        1. Tree in Sutherland Road.
        2.  

      8. Correspondence

        1. Smart Alert from Staffordshire Police.
        2. Information from Douglas Macmillan Hospice.
        3. Rail Feasibility Study - Staffordshire Moorlands District Council.
        4.  

      9. Planning Matters.

      10. Finance Matters.

        1. For Report.
          1. V. A. T. Refund from 2019 / 2020 Applied for.
          2. Council’s Account Update – 31st October 2020.
        2.  

      11. Orders for Payment.

        • John Sargeant (Chairman) ( £   5.99   Paid to Ionos for Website.
            ( £ 14.39   Paid to Zoom – Monthly charge.
          J. A. Gibson  £ 150.00 Agency Work incl. Bus Shelter & Common Land.
          Proctors Nursery.  £ 243.36 Planting of Village Tubs.
      12. Public Comments.

      13. Items for Inclusion in the Agenda for the Next Meeting.

      14. Date of Next Meeting.

 

The details to access zoom.us :-

Meeting ID 930 1237 1286.

A Pass Code can be obtained on request, if required.