You are summoned to attend a meeting of Eccleshall Parish Council, to be held at 7.30pm on Wednesday June 19th, 2019 at Offley Hay Village Hall, followed by a meeting of the Planning Committee.


  1. To receive apologies for absence.
  2. Declarations of Interest and Councillor requests for dispensation relating to items on the agenda.
  3. Public Participation.
  4. To approve the minutes of the Annual Parish Council meeting held on May 15th 2019 and the Annual Public Parish meeting on the 22nd May 2019.
  5. Co-option of Councillors to Croxton and Horsley Wards.
  • Signing of Declarations of Acceptance of Office and Disclosable Pecuniary & Personal Interest Forms.
  1. To receive any reports from Borough & County Councillors.
  2. To receive Committee Reports:-

Traffic Management Committee

  • Update on meeting with Highways officers, 6th June
  • Speed Indication Devices – to approve locations and proceed with installation of ground fixings, and to approve purchase of solar powered units.
  • Response from Cllr. Pert regarding traffic and highways concerns raised by the Parish Council


Policy & Resources

  • CCLA investment fund – to recommend opening a Public Sector Deposit fund and further deposits subject to performance.
  • To confirm successful review of Deeds and insurances
  • Public consultation and the development of a 4 year plan
  • To approve the purchase of the recommended accounting software package and associated ongoing costs.
  • To approve the granting of Freedom of the Parish recognition and associated costs, and to consider nominations for submission to the Clerk and note a special meeting on July 17th to discuss and approve a list of recipients.
  • To approve grant recommendations
  • To approve decision not to renew the Data Protection Officer contract


Requests from members to join additional committees.

  1. To note the Liaison Representatives reports, as summarised in the Clerks Report.
    • To appoint a Flood Action Group Representative.
  2. To consider the refurbishments of milestones within the Parish and associated quotation.
  3. To consider any new and proposed development updates:
  • Taylor Wimpey Site
  • Bovis
  • Eagle Sculpture
  1. To receive the Clerk’s Report and correspondence for consideration
    • Resident correspondence concerning developer infrastructure payments.
    • Resident query regarding public participation during meetings in addition to the specific agenda item.
    • Resident request to consider a concessionary scheme for young people to encourage bus usage.
    • Concerns about parking obstructions on Ginger Lane re Ferndale House.
  2. Summer Newsletter update
  3. To receive any updates regarding the Police Station property.
  4. To receive the Chairman’s Report.
  5. To consider and approve accounts for payment.
  6. To request any future agenda items and confirm the date and venue for next meeting – July 17th, 2019, Parish Council Meeting – Broughton Parish Rooms, 7.30pm.



  1. Apologies
  2. Public Participation.
  3. To approve the minutes of Planning Committee Meeting held on June 5th
  4. To note the planning decisions of Stafford Borough Council:-
  5. Planning Applications for consideration:-

19/30659/FUL – Removal of condition 2 on application no. 89/23965/FUL. Springfield, Slindon Road, Slindon.

19/20623/COU – Change of use from Retail (A1) to Yoga studio and Holistic Health (A1 and D2). Unit 4, 12 High Street, Eccleshall.

  1. To consider any further applications:
  2. To consider any other planning matters:
  3. To consider any correspondence received:-
  4. To confirm the date and venue for next meeting:- July 3rd, 2019, Eccleshall Community Centre 7.30pm.

Please note the following meeting dates:-

Policy and Resources Committee:– September 3rd, 2019, Eccleshall Community Centre following the meeting of the Planning Committee.

Enhancements Committee:– July 3rd 2019, Eccleshall Community Centre following the meeting of the Planning Committee.

Traffic Management Committee:- July 3rd, 2019, Eccleshall Community Centre preceding the meeting of the Planning Committee at 7pm.

Footpaths Committee:– September 3rd, 2019, Eccleshall Community Centre preceding the meeting of the Planning Committee at 7pm.

Civic Centre:– October 27th , 2019 – Holy Trinity Church, Eccleshall, 10.00am.


S.J. Worden………Clerk to the council – 13/06/2019