The next meeting of the Council will be at 7.30pm on Monday 4 January 2021. The meeting will be conducted by video conference using powers to convene remote meetings.

In order to allow access for members of the public and press who would otherwise wish to be present at the meeting, it will be streamed live on the Council’s Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/stocksfield/

The fifteen minute section near the start of the meeting relating to public participation will only consider issues raised by residents which have been notified to the Council in advance. Any such matters should be emailed to the Clerk of the Council at least three hours prior to the advertised commencement time of the meeting. The Clerk’s email address is:

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The full agenda is shown on the following or adjacent page.

 

Stocksfield Parish Council

The next meeting of the Council will be at 7.30pm on Monday 4 January 2021 using powers to convene remote meetings.

In order to allow members of the public and press to access the meeting, it will be streamed live on the Council’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/stocksfield/)

AGENDA

Part 1 Public section

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Declarations of Interest

3.

Public Participation

4.

County Councillor Update – to consider any written update

5.

Minutes of Meeting held on 7 December 2020

6.

Matters Arising: not otherwise included in Agenda

 

a)

Control of Himalayan balsam (previous item 20/11/108(b)) – to receive verbal update

 

b)

NE43 News (previous item 20/12/125(b)) – to consider report of the Clerk

 

c)

Defibrillator project (previous item 20/11/114) – to receive verbal update

 

d)

Covid-19 grant funding (previous item 20/12/132) – to receive verbal update

7.

Finance

 

a)

Approval of December payments (see schedule)

 

b)

Budget monitoring to 31/12/20 – to note

 

c)

Campaign to Protect Rural England – to consider renewal of membership

8.

Planning Advisory Group

 

a)

20/03901/FUL Amberley House: Proposed alterations and change of use from A1 Shop to mixed use including A1 Shop, A3 Café and C1 Hotel – to consider

 

b)

Other planning applications – to note delegated decisions in schedule

9.

Provision of litter bins

 

a)

Stocksfield sports field and station car parks – to receive update

 

b)

Painshawfield Road to A695 – to receive update

10.

Parish Council Representatives - to receive verbal updates where appropriate

11.

Website maintenance budget and accessibility – to consider report of the Clerk

12.

Miner’s Lamp Community Café and Hub – to consider making a donation

13.

Annual Parish Meetings – to consider report of the Clerk

14.

Seat at New Ridley – to review the Council’s position

15.

Sports fields development – to consider submitting a planning pre-application in respect of potential improvements and a new artificial surface

16.

Any other urgent business

17.

Date of next meeting 4 January 2021

To consider a resolution under the Public Bodies (Admissions to Meetings) Act 1960 to exclude the press and members of the public to consider the following item.

Part 2 Confidential section

18.

Defibrillator equipment – to consider update by the Clerk

Signed:            NJ Spencer     Clerk                                                               Date:    30/12/2020