SPC Annual Parish Council Meeting 4 May 2023

The ANNUAL MEETING OF STAPLEFORD PARISH COUNCIL to be held on THURSDAY 4th MAY 2023 at 6.30pm in the Jubilee Pavilion, Gog Magog Way, Stapleford



98.2023           Election of Chairman and signing Chairman’s Declaration of Acceptance of Office

99.2023           Apologies

Absence without apology

100.2023         Declaration of Members Interest:

  1. a) To receive declarations of interest from councillors on items on the agenda
  2. b) To receive written requests for dispensations for declarable interests
  3. c) To grant any requests for dispensation as appropriate

101.2023         Minutes of the previous meeting:

                        PROPOSAL: That Stapleford Parish Council herewith agree the minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on the 6th April 2023

102.2023         Public Issues:

Members of the public and Councillors can raise matters of concern limited to 3 minutes per parishioner or per item.

103.2023         Planning applications:


Other planning issues:

Rangeford Retirement Village: Reserved Matters Application:


The House on the Hill: Certificate of Lawfulness application:

under S191 for existing ancillary domestic uses which covers three cart lodge covered parking spaces/storage, two bays and the attic floor in use as private home office/study, a library and domestic book storage with a wc and kitchenette


104.2023         Finance


PROPOSAL: That Stapleford Parish Council herewith agrees the March bank reconciliation calculated through the Scribe accounting system, against the bank statements presented at the meeting


  1. b) March payments to date:


PROPOSAL: That Stapleford Parish Council herewith agrees the payments presented on the schedule provided to Councillors by email in advance of the meeting

105.2023         Governance:

Noticeboard outside school: replacement quotes.

PROPOSAL: That Stapleford Parish Council herewith agrees the quote provided by David Fox Carpentry to replace the Bar Lane noticeboard in the sum of £706 (seven hundred and six pounds)

106.2023         Clerk’s updates

107.2023         Correspondence :

                        Mrs M Fyfe: Why does SPC continue to use RPI when it should use CPI?

This is an item for the June PC meeting for discussion



108.2023         Dates of Meetings:      2023:    1st June (Audit); 6th July; 7th September; 5th October; 2nd November; 7th December       Annual Parish Meeting: 4th May: 7.30pm start