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Notice of Agenda – Brown Edge Parish Council – Meeting 3rd June 2020

Councillors: You are hereby summoned to attend the Parish Council meeting to be held remotely via Zoom on Wednesday 3rd June 2020 at 7.30pm for the purpose of transacting the following business.

Members of the Public: Public participation will be held during the formal meeting.
Members of the public wishing to address the Council must contact the Clerk for remote access log in details. e-mail:
Signed D Wheat Parish Clerk on 28th May 2020

  1. Chairman’s Welcome and Announcements:
  2. Apologies:
  3. Parishioners Opportunity to Comment:
  4. District Councillors Report:
  5. County Councillors Report:
  6. Declaration of Interests:
  7. Minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 6th May 2020:
  8. Matters Arising from Previous Meetings:
    a) Resignation of Clerk Mrs S. Hughes
    b) Appointment of new Clerk Mrs D. Wheat
    c) External post box at village hall
    d) Clay Tribute – Guest Speaker Ms. T. Holdcroft – project progress
  9. Resolutions still being pursued.
  10. Reports & Actions – of Parish Councillors undertaking business/actions on behalf of the council.
    a) Clerk appraisals – the appointing of a personnel committee (3 Cllrs)
    b) Neighbourhood Development Plan Update – Cllr Turner.
  11. Financial Matters & Governances:
    a) Authorisation of payments
    b) Nat West Bank Mandate progress
    c) Appointment of an Internal Auditor – quotations to be presented to the Council for consideration.
    d) Application for Staffs County Council Covid-19 Grant
    e) Cemetery Recorders Report (June)
    f) Precept info, banks statements (if available) and earmarked reserves will be included in Councillor meeting packs.
    g) Declaration of Interests – Update
  12. Correspondence:
    a) Resignation letter from Mr Mason – Litter Picker
    b) Broken Gate and Fence – Overland Drive
  13. Items on Notice – None
  14. Other Matters to be discussed:
    a) Cemetery Recorder Contract
    b) Shared file on the website for Councillors to access general information for reference
    c) Letting of the new Cemetery field
    d) Streaming of Council meetings – Amendment to the Standing Orders
  15. Items for the attention of other local authorities:
    a) Matters for the District Council:
    b) Matters for the County Council:
  16. Planning Applications and Related Issues: Appeal notification regarding The Old Vicarage, Church Road, Brown Edge
  17. Matters Pertaining to Issues in the Parish for the Next Agenda
    New items raised by Councillors will be carried forward to the Agenda of the next meeting.

Notice of Extraordinary Meeting 18th March 2020

The council will be holding an extraordinary meeting on Wednesday 18th March 2020, 7:30pm at Brown Edge Village Hall (subject to national/local circumstances) to discuss the parish council’s operating plan during our current situation. This meeting is not to discuss what the government is planning or the virus itself. If you would like information on this then please go to the government website.

Please download the agenda HERE. Due to the fast pace of this situation please be aware that the agenda is subject to amendments to ensure we are addressing the correct issues using the most recent information provided to us by NALCSPCA and Public Health England.

This meeting is open to the public however we would like to urge people to please take caution and think before you consider attending. The draft minutes from this meeting will be made available as soon as possible.

Extraordinary Meeting Of Parish Council

There will be an extraordinary meeting of the Parish Council on Wednesday 15th January at 7:30 pm at the Village Hall.

Because of the confidential nature of the business to be transacted, the Public and Press will be excluded.


Confidential as it relates to a member of Staff

Cemetery Committee Dec2018

A meeting of the Cemetery Committee has been arranged to meet in the Cemetery on Saturday 8th. December 2018 at 10-00am

If the weather is inclement, the meeting will conclude in the Village hall.


  1. to accept apologies
  2. to undertake assesment and survey of seats and benches etc
  3. to review the tenders recieved for the planting of hedging etc
  4. to prepare  recomendations to the Full Council meeting to be held on Jan 07 2019

Amenities Committee November 2018

An Amenities Meeting is to be held on Monday 19th November at the Village Hall starting at 7:30 pm.


  1. Apologies
  2. Elect a chairman
  3. To formally consider the options open to councilors following the offer to release the covenant By Mr James Clews a former owner of the site earmarked as a burial ground and to report our findings to the Full Council for their consideration.

No other business is to be transacted.

10th Nov 2018 Cemetery Committee Meeting



A meeting of the Cemetery Committee has been arranged to meet in the Cemetery on Saturday 10th. November 2018 at 09:45am.

Business to be transacted.

  • General inspection and decide upon recomendations to make to the council vis hedging screens.

John Bourne,


Clerk to the Council.