Dear Councillor,

You are hereby summoned to attend a virtual Meeting of the Parish Council on Wednesday 17th March 2021 commencing at 7 p.m. at which the business set out below will be transacted.

Note:  This meeting is permissible under the Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 20230 (“the 2020 Regulations”) which came into force on 04 April 2020 in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.  The 2020 Regulations enable local councils to hold remote meetings (including any by video and telephone conferencing) for a specified period until May 2021.



Members of the public may join the meeting and participate in the Public Participation by using Zoom.

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Yours sincerely

Linda Florence


Norton Canes Parish Council 




  1. Apologies

            To receive any apologies that may be forthcoming.


  1. Declaration of interests

             To receive any declarations of interest.


  1. Minutes of the Council Meeting and Matters Arising from the Extra-Ordinary meeting held on the 9th February and Council meeting held on 17th February 2021

To approve the Minutes of the 9th and 17th February 2021 and consider any matters arising.


  1. Police Report

             To receive and consider Police report.


  1. District Council Local Plan Preferred Options Consultation

To consider a Parish Council response to the consultation. (summary of Local Plan to be emailed prior to meeting)


  1. Cema Upgrade

To receive information relating to the consultation and next steps.


  1. Grove Colliery

To report any matters relating to this item.


  1. Reports from Councillors

To receive reports from Councillors.


  1. Reports from Committees


  • Planning

(i)  To consider planning applications/decisions: (summary enclosed)

(ii) To consider amended Planning Protocol (attached)


  • Projects and Village Enhancement

To receive an update on ongoing projects.


  • Audit and Governance

To receive report from meeting held on the 3rd March 2021 (draft minutes attached)

  • Garden Contract – 3 year Contract from April 2021 to September 2023. Confirmation of

contract awarded



  1. 10. Neighbourhood Plan

To receive an update report. (copy Extra Ordinary Meeting of Council held on 9th February refers)


  1. 11. Highways

To receive a report from the Highways meeting held on the 10th March (notes of meeting to be emailed prior to the meeting.)


  1. New Cemetery

To receive an update. (copy emails attached)


  1.  Chairman’s Announcements & Correspondence

To note any correspondence and comments from Chairman


  1. Authorisation of Accounts

          To note the payments and authorise accounts for March (copy enclosed)


  1. 15. Next Meeting:   Thursday 8th April 2021 – Annual Parish Assembly

Wednesday 21st April 2021 7 p.m. via Zoom.


  1.  Items for information for future agenda