Agenda – February 2022

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To: The Chair and Members of Simpson and Ashland Parish Council

Dear Councillor,

You are summoned to attend a meeting of the Full Council to be held on Monday 7th February 2022 at 8.00pm at Simpson Village Hall, when the business set out in the following agenda will be transacted. Members of the public are also invited to attend.

Katherine Harmsworth, Clerk to Simpson & Ashland Parish Council




1)     Welcome, Introductions and Apologies for Absence

To receive and record apologies from members.


2)     Specific Declarations of Interest

Under the Relevant Authorities (Disclosable Pecuniary Interests) Regulations 2012, made under s30 (3)

of the Localism Act, members must declare any disclosable pecuniary interest which they may have in any

of the items under consideration at this meeting, and any additional interests not previously declared.


3)     Minutes of Last Meeting

To receive and approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on Monday 1st November 2021.


4)     Public Forum

To allow questions and comments from the public.


5)     Finance Report and Discussion

  1. To review spend from 22nd October until 28th January.
  2. To agree budget for 2022/23.
  3. To agree regular financial payments for 2022/23.
  4. To agree that financial payments should be made via BACS where possible.
  5. To agree to research Scribe Accounts as a new accounting system and booking system for both Simpson Village Hall and Ashland Meeting Place. With a view to implement from the new financial year.


6)     Ashland Meeting Place Update

  1. To update on building progress and current spend.


7)     Simpson Village Hall Update

  1. To receive update from working group, including the planned events on 19th February and 19th/20th
  2. To receive an update on the table tennis sessions.
  3. To agree spend on an external emergency light.


8)     Open Space Update

  1. To receive update on Open Space Management, including;
    • hedge planting behind Warren Bank/along Canal Towpath.
    • planting in Lissel Road.
    • towpath repairs.


9)     Energy Efficiency Project

  1. To receive an update on the energy efficiency project including the recent online workshop.



10) Website

  1. To agree to have a new website built, to comply with WCAG 2.1AA, once the PC has obtained 3 quotes to compare.


11) Planning Applications

  1. (21/02173/FUL) 426 Simpson
  2. (21/03108/FUL ) Five Acres
  3. (21/03416/FUL) 2 Millholm Rise
  4. (21/03502/FUL) 39 Newington Gate
  5. (22/00018/FUL) 368 Simpson
  6. (20/03226/FUL) Little Bears Day Nursery Appeal


12) Review of Financial Regulations


13) Review of Delegated Decisions


14) To note that the next meeting of the Full Council will be held on a date to be agreed at this meeting.