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To: All Members of Norton Canes Parish Council

Dear Councillor,

You are hereby summoned to attend a virtual Meeting of the Parish Council on Wednesday 16th September 2020 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.
Meeting id:   4125944141

Yours sincerely

Linda Florence


Norton Canes Parish Council

  1. pm.

Presentation by CHAPS (Chase Arts for Public Spaces) re Plaque for National Miners’

Memorial Arborteum



  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 meeting held on the 19th August 2020

To approve the Minutes of the 19th August 2020 and consider any matters arising.


  1. Police Report

             To receive and consider Police report.


  1. Adoption of Policies

To approve the adoption of the following policies (hard copies attached)

  • Standing Orders
  • Financial Regulations
  • Code of Conduct
  • Pension Policy


  1. White Paper ‘Planning for the Future’

To consider a response to the consultation on the White Paper ‘Planning for the Future’ published by the Ministry of Housing and Local Government which may affect the Parish Council.   (copy brief report to be circulated prior to the meeting).


  1. Reports from Councillors

To receive reports from Councillors.


  1. Reports from Committees


  • Planning – To consider planning applications/decisions (summary attached)


  • Projects and Village Enhancement

To receive an update on ongoing projects and to receive feedback from Projects Committee held on the 27th August (draft minutes attached)


  • Audit and Governance

To receive any issues relating to finance.


  1. Neighbourhood Plan

To receive a progress report following meeting held on 8th September 2020 (draft  minutes to be emailed prior to the meeting)



  1. Highways

To note any issues relating to Highways.


  1. New Cemetery

To receive an update.


  1. Chairman’s Announcements & Correspondence

To note any correspondence and comments from Chairman.


13     Authorisation of Accounts

          To note the payments and authorise accounts for September (copy attached)


  1. Next Meeting: Wednesday 21st October 2020. 7 p.m. Venue/Zoom to be



  1. Items for information for future agenda