Clerks Report – Parish Council Meeting 17th February 2021,7.30pm via Zoom.

Supplementary documents circulated to support the agenda:

  • Councillor application (item 6)
  • Enhancements –  minutes (item 8)
  • Enhancements – quotations for pavement clearance and grounds maintenance tenders (item 8)
  • Enhancements – Eccleshall Festival proposal (item 8)
  • Enhancements – Remembrance silhouette information (item 8)
  • P&R – Grant request (item 8)
  • Report into alternative website provision (item 10)
  • Eagle Street art summary (item 12)
  • Allotments report (item 13)
  • Correspondence – Slindon flooding, Vice Lieutenant letter (item 15)
  • Monthly financial report (item 17)

Committee Updates (to note):


  • No report


  • No additional report

Traffic Management:

  • No report

Policy and Resources:

  • No additional report

Borough Councillor Update:-

  • No report


Liaison Reports:

Community Centre:-

No report

Offley Hay Village Hall

No report

Visit Stafford:

No report.

Slindon News:

A 40 mph repeater sign had been knocked over. This has been reported to highways and is on the list for repair.

Flooding issues – see correspondence item.


No report

Community Transport:

No report


No report

Ecclian Society:-

No report

Children/Young People

No report.

First Responders:

No report.

Flood Action Group:

No report.

Other Updates:

Further Information to support agenda items:

  1. Quotation to dig off the pavement between Washpits and Kerry Lane. TGM are able to do this at a cost of £60, which is unchanged from last time.

Further Information:

There is no further information to add.

Correspondence information:

  • See separate sheet for Slindon flooding correspondence
  • Langot Lane – there are ongoing problems with water running from Langot Lane down onto an adjacent track which is wearing away the surface. The highway drains are blocked. This was investigated some time ago, aided by the Parish Council but is now recurring. Cllr. Pert has been contacted by the resident and has advised he will bring it up in a planned meeting with highways.
  • Vice Lord Lieutenant letter – sent separately.

Correspondence circulated:

  1. SPCA Weekly Bulletins
  2. NALC updates

General Council Updates:

  • ***Any items for inclusion on a meeting agenda must be received by the Clerk 10 clear days ahead of the meeting date.***


SCC- Staffordshire County Council                                 SARH – Stafford and Rural Homes

SBC- Stafford Borough Council                                      SPCA – Staffordshire Parish Councils Assc.

EPC – Eccleshall Parish Council