202109Agenda

LONGSDON PARISH COUNCIL

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


18th September 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 23rd September 2021 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 meeting of the 5th August 2021
      6. Matters Arising.

        1. Remembrance Sunday Poppy Locations.
        2. The Memorial Hall – Report and timetable publication request.
        3. Bus Shelter Painting.
        4. Post Box in Micklea Lane.
        5. Publication of Dates of Meetings.
      7. Other Business.

      8. Correspondence

        • Already distributed to Councillors :-
          • Get in Touch with Staffs. Commissioner’s Office
          • Update from Dougie Mac
          • W.A.R. Fly Tipping Campaign – SMDC.
            Manchester Airport Project.
            Moorlands Climate Change Action Group.

        • Clerks & Councils Direct.

      9. Planning Matters.

        1. The following planning applications have been received for discussion:
          •  
        2. SMD/2021/0576 Proposed Freestanding Orangery / Garden Room at Stonelowe Hall, Leek Road,
          • Longsdon
          •  
        3. SMD/2021/0577 Listed Building Consent for Proposed Free Standing Orangery / Garden Room at
          • Stonelowe Hall, Leek Road, Longsdon.
          •  
      10. Finance Matters.

        1. Certificate of Registration from the Information Commissioner’s Office.
        2. Receipt of Refund of V. A. T. from last year - £513.13.
        3. Orders for Payment.

          John Sargeant (Chairman)  £     5.99   Paid to Ionos for Website – One Monthly Charge.
          J. A. Gibson  £ 140.00 Agency Work.
          Parish Online.  £   45.00 On Line Fee.   
          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.

202108Agenda

LONGSDON PARISH COUNCIL

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


31st July 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 5th August 2021 at 7-00p.m.

PLEASE note that Face Masks may 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 17th June 2021
      6. Matters Arising.

        1. Applications for Co-option of Councillors – Four Applications Received.
        2. Bus Shelter – Update.
        3. Further Details of Remembrance Sunday Items etc.
        4. St. Chad’s Church Clock – Further Report.
        5. The Memorial Hall – Report on School & Other Issues.
        6. Dog Waste / Litter Bin – Report.
        7. Late Highways Report.
      7. Other Business.

        1. Leek Show 2022.

         

      8. Correspondence

        1. Moorlands Climate Action Newsletter,                                          ) Already Distributed 
          Micklea Lane Road Closure Notice.                                              ) to Councillors.

        2.  

      9. Planning Matters.

        1. The following planning applications have been distributed to Councillors due to the timescale and no objections were received to:
          •  
        2. SMD/2021/0387 Replacement Single Storey Side Extension & Detached Single Garage at
          • Greendale, Denford Road, Longsdon
          •  
        3. SMD/2021/0433 Conversion of Existing Outbuilding to Form Single Holiday Unit at Lapwing Farm,
          • Devils Lane, Longsdon.
            For this application it was agreed that a proviso be added that the Holiday Let Unit should not be used as a permanent residence.
          •  
        4. SMD/2021/0449 Application for Variation of Conditions 1 & 6 following Grant of SMD/2018/0698 on
          • Land adjacent to Whitehaven, Leek Road, Longsdon.
          •  
        5. SMD/2021/0455 Erection of Twin Span Polytunnel at Proctor’s Nursery, Leek Road, Endon.

         

      10. Finance Matters.

        1. Exemption Certificate submitted and Annual Account Information Posted on the Website.
        2. Report on payment of the Staffs. Moorlands District Council Lengthsman Scheme Invoices.
        3. Orders for Payment.

          John Sargeant (Chairman)  £   11.98   Paid to Ionos for Website – Two Monthly Charges.
          Information Commissioner.         £   40.00   Data Protection Fee.
          J. A. Gibson  £ 140.00 Agency Work.
          J. A. Gibson  £ 120.00 Supply Planter, Compost & Renew All Plants.
          John Bourne.  £ 369.95 Clerk’s Salary & Expenses (nett).      
          H. M. Customs & Excise.             £   75.00 P.A.Y.E.
          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.

VacancyNotice2

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

202106Agenda

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.

 

 

202105AnnualAgenda

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.