Agenda for 18th June 2015


Clerk to the Parish Council: Rebecca Abunassar, 12 Court Road, Strensham, Worcester WR8 9LP
Tel: 01684 292115, email:

To: All Members of Hanley Castle Parish Council

You are duly required to attend the Meeting of Hanley Castle Parish Council to be held after the Parish Meeting on Thursday, 18th June 2015 in Hanley Swan Village Hall


1 Welcome & Apologies

2 Declarations of Interest & Dispensation Requests from Councillors

a) Register of Interests: Councillors are reminded of the need to update their register of interests, new ones were required to be sent by 9th June.

b) To declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests in items on the agenda and their nature.

c) To declare any Other Disclosable Interests in items on the agenda and their nature.

d) To Consider Written Requests from Councillors for the Council to Grant a Dispensation (S33 of the Localism Act 2011) – written requests to be with the clerk at least 4 days prior to a meeting – Updated ones post election.

Councillors who have declared a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest, or an Other Disclosable Interest which falls within the terms of paragraph 12(4)(b) of the Code of Conduct, must leave the room for the relevant items.

Closure of the meeting to allow parishioners present to speak on any matters relating to the Parish. This item to be limited at the discretion of the chairman

3 Minutes:

To consider the approval of the Minutes of the Annual Meeting of the Parish Council held on Thursday, 21st May 2015 (copy attached)

4 Matters Arising and Progress Reports for information:

Min 83b/15: Co-Option of vacancies – S Darwent & A Bolton

Min 69c/13: Anne Ballinger gift, to propose ideas for usage of the money gifted to the Parish Council and discuss previous proposals

Min 70d/13: Cycle Route – Update, Cllr Adeney

Min 164/14: Cemex Applicaction – Update Cllr Lamb

Min 45b/15: Bus Stop at Blackmore – Update if available

5 Finance:

a) To consider and APPROVE any payments notified in writing prior to the meeting.

b) To receive notification of receipts received.

6 Update on Projects Relating to the Section 106 Funding.

a) Cricket Club: Legal agreement currently being drafted.

b) Parish Council: Update on signage

7 Planning:

a) To Consider the following application referred by MHDC for consultation:

15/00623/CLE Application for a Lawful Development for an existing use – the use of the plant for waste disposal by incineration/heat treatment
Location Waste Incineration Unit, Hangmans Lane, Hanley Castle,
(Letter circulated prior to the meeting)

b) To consider under the Scheme of Delegation any Planning Applications received between the publication of this agenda and the Meeting

c) Details of Decision Notices Received to-date:

None Received

d) Details of Appeal Notices Received to-date:

None received

e) Details of enforcement action: None received

8 Highways Matters

a) Report & Works for the Lengthsman –

b) Update on reported issues – Cllr Smith’s visit.

9 District & County Councillors Reports: for information

a) District Cllrs Mike Morgan & Angela Morgan

b) County Cllr Tom Wells

10 Report of the:

a)Parish Paths Warden – (Peter Goodyear)

Update on work agreed to be funded by the Parish Council

b) Pond Wardens (Neil & Gigi Verlander)

c) Playing Field Warden (Graham Holmes)

d) Local Police

11 Environmental Matters

a) Report of the Environmental Working Group – to include verge project & Chapmans Orchard

b) The Big Lunch

12 Neighbourhood Development Plan

Update by Cllr Lamb

13 Correspondence

a) MHDC Planning Services – Quality Tour Nominations

14 Topics raised by Councillors, Committees, Clerk & Parishioners –

a) Coverdale Wood: possible community asset issue – Right to buy registration

b) Speed Check on Welland Road

c) Bus Passes/Route to school meeting with council to resolve issue

15 Councillors reports and items for future agenda:

Each Councillor is requested to use this opportunity to report minor matters of information not included elsewhere on the agenda and to raise items for future agendas.

16 Date of next meeting:

To confirm the date of the next scheduled meeting as 16th July 2015

The public and press are cordially invited to attend