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To: All Members of Norton Canes Parish Council

Dear Councillor,

You are hereby summoned to attend the Annual Meeting of the Parish Council on Tuesday 18th May  2021 commencing at 7 p.m. at  Norton Canes Community Centre (large meeting room) which the business set out below will be transacted.

Yours sincerely

Linda Florence


Norton Canes Parish Council


This meeting will be held adhering to Covid guidelines and in accordance with the Risk Assessment of the Community Centre.  Councillors are asked to wear masks on entering the building until seated when they can be removed if you wish.  Sanitisers will be available at the entrance.  Seating with be within the 2 metre guidelines.  Attendees are asked not to arrive or leave as part of a group and to encourage no gathering of people either before or after the meeting.


  1. Election of Chairman

To elect the Chairman of the Parish Council for the ensuing municipal year.


  1. To receive the Chairman’s Declaration of acceptance of office.


  1. Vice Chairman of the Council

To appoint the Vice Chairman of the Parish Council for the ensuing municipal year.


  1. To receive the Vice Chairman’s Declaration of acceptance of office




  1. Apologies

To receive any apologies that may be forthcoming.




  1. Committees of Council

To elect the members of the following Committees

Committees/Working Groups Current Membership
Planning J.Bernard,M.Holder,K.Fereday,M.Stretton  Mrs.S.Harding
Projects Mrs.A.Bernad,J.Preece,J.Newbury, M.Holder Mrs.Z.Stretton, D.Bilbie K.Fereday
Audit and Governance J.Bernard,M.Holder,Mrs.S.Harding, Mrs.D.Todd, K.Fereday.
Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group J.Preece,J.Newbury,J.Bernard,K.Fereday


Highways Working Group M.Holder,M.Stretton,D.Bilbie, Mrs.D.Todd
Events Working Group Mrs.A.Bernard Mrs.S.Harding
New Cemetery Working Group Mrs.A.Bernard, Mrs.Z.Stretton, M.Holder,

  Note:  The Chairman can attend any Committee Meeting.


  1. Appointment of representatives on Outside Bodies
Committee/Group/Organisation Current Membership
Poplars Liaison Committee J.Beddows, J.Bernard, M.Stretton Mrs.D.Todd
Standards Committee J.Bernard
Norton Canes Community Centre Mrs.A.Bernard or Mrs.D.Todd
AONB J.Bernard Mrs.S.Harding
Dr.Chandra’s Patient Liaision Committee Mrs.S.Harding
Norton Canes Community Partnership Mrs.D.Todd (To be advised if insitu)
Norton Canes Academy Governor Mr.J.Bernard
Dementia Alliance




  1. Declaration of interests

             To receive any declarations of interest.


  1. Minutes of the Parish Council and Matters Arising from the meeting held on the 8th April 2021

To approve the Minutes of the Council meeting held on the 8th April and consider any matters arising.


  1. Police Report

             To receive and consider Police report.


  1.          Reports from Councillors

             To receive Councillors reports


  1. Reports from Committees


  • Planning

To consider planning applications/decisions (summary attached)


(b)  Projects

(i)   To receive an update on ongoing projects.



(c)  Audit and Governance

To report any financial matters.


  1. Cannock In Bloom

            To consider entry in the Cannock In Bloom competition (see attached report)


  1.   New Cemetery

To receive an update (see attached emails)


  1. Cema Upgrade

To receive a update


  1. Neighbourhood Plan

            To receive an update


  1. Grove Colliery

To receive any update.


  1. Chairman’s Announcements & Correspondence

            To receive incoming and outgoing post.(attached)


  • Arrangements for Annual Parish Assembly (report to be circulated by email before meeting)


  1. Authorisation of Accounts

            To authorise accounts for May 2021  (attached schedule)


  1. Date of Next Meeting – Wednesday 16th June at 7 p.m. at Norton Canes Community Centre


  1.    Items for information for future agenda