April 2022 Parish Council Agenda 2

Meeting Agendas Uploaded on April 8, 2022

Barrington Parish Council


To members of the Council:

You are hereby summoned to attend a Meeting of the Parish Council of Barrington Parish Council to be held in Barrington Village Hall on Thursday 14th April 2022 at 7.30pm for the purpose of transacting the business below.


The Public and Press are invited to attend.

Due to covid restrictions and social distancing requirements please book your place with the Clerk if you intend to attend the meeting.


HOUSEKEEPING: Please be advised that attendees are expected to:

  1. Bring a face covering with them, and to wear it whilst entering the venue.
  2. To maintain a 2m social distancing space.
  3. Attendees will be required to give a name and contact telephone number to the clerk to her to contact all those present should a case of Covid be reported to it.
  4. Anyone experiencing Covid or cold symptoms are asked to refrain from attendance.
  5. Anyone who experiences Covid or cold symptoms within 10 days of attending the meeting is asked to report this to the Clerk who will contact all attendees and will also advise the NHS Track and Trace programme.


Tel 01223 845328                                                                                                                                              7/4/2022

Agenda for Parish Council meeting – April 14th 2022



  1. Apologies welcomes and introductions. (2mins)
  2. Declarations of Interest and dispensations (2mins)
  3. Public Forum
    To allow any member of the public to address the Council. This session is to last no more than 15 minutes.
  4. To approve the Minutes of the last Parish Council meeting held on Thursday 10th March 2022 and to ratify the decisions of the meeting held on the 7th April 2022 the draft Minutes of both these this meeting are attached. (5mins)


  1. To take CCC (Cambridge County Council), SCDC (south Cambs District Council) and Clerk reports (15 mins)

Matters Arising – (2 mins)

Items for consideration


  1. Finance (25 mins)
    a. To approve the payments listed below.



234 Electricity Charges Southern Electric 181.07
233 UTB – Precept account Service Charge Q4 Unity Trust Bank 7.00
223- 225 Pay, HMRC, NI, Pension & home allowance Staff 2,939.36
222 Materials for the new bridge over West Green Pond. Whippletree Hardwoods 1,324.86
231 UTB – Precept account Service Charge Q4 Unity Trust Bank 18.00
232 UTB – Precept account Service Charge Q4 Unity Trust Bank 18.55
1 Street Light Energy for 01/10/18 to 30/09/19. Cambs County Council 3,384.22
2 Remove dangerous tree from Woodland Herts & Cambs Ground Maintenance Ltd 384.00
3 Playground Inspection March 22 Herts & Cambs Ground Maintenance Ltd 114.00
4 Roll cricket field, spike cricket field Herts & Cambs Ground Maintenance Ltd 552.00
5 Re-fit sign under 5’s and reinstate ground at bottom of slide on multiplay Herts & Cambs Ground Maintenance Ltd 204.00
6 Cut main green, sports field, Glebe Rd April 22 Herts & Cambs Ground Maintenance Ltd 468.00
7 Website – hosting NetWiseUK 360.00
8 Reimbursement Paint 15.44
9 Mileage allowance 86.4 miles Clerk 38.88
10 Harston & District Village Warden, they requested £1000 Harston & District Village Warden 1,000.00
11 Building Report for future development. Whitworth Co-Partnership LLP 607.50
12 To payroll services for the quarter ended Mar 22 Red Shoes Accounting Services 59.40
13 Affiliation 1st April 2022 to 31st March 2023 CAPALC 447.71
14 Reimbursement for open day expenses Clerk 48.58
15 Traffic survey 2020 Consultancy 8,244.0
Total 20,416.57


  1. Balances and Bank Reconciliation.

Total in reconciled accounts

Unity Trust Bank                  63,788.72
Lloyds 166,930.40
CBS 1,500.00
Unity Trust S106 -31.10
Total 232,188.02



  1. Review of the 2020/21 end of year Figures and Asset Register – as attached
    . To consider the Annual Governance Statement: To Approve the Accounting Statements
    e. To consider the Annual Governance Statement: To Sign the Annual Accounting Statements
    f. To consider supporting the Warden Scheme.  Details have been circulated
    g. To consider the swing quotes
    h. To review the financial regulations.

7.Policies to review  (5mins)
The Public Accessibility Statement these are generally required for funding applications
Complaints Procedure
Lone worker
Training and Development
Retention of Documents
Accident Book Record – all cllrs should have access to it and be able to pass on if necessary

  1. Open Day (26th March) Review (10 mins)
  2. Jubilee Events and consideration of book mark (10mins)
  3. Succession Planning and Cllr handover Cllr Rhodes -Kemp (10 Mins)
  4. S106 Updates (15mins)
  5. Footpath by Dumpling Cottage (5 mins)
  6. Grass Cutting – Malthouse Way (5mins)
  7. Reports: The following reports have already been circulated and taken as read. (10 mins)
    a.QE11 woodland and Community Orchard. Cllr McBride
    b. Footpaths – Cllr Day
    c. Ditches– Cllr Bird d.  Play areas – Cllr Day
    e. Challis Green Pond – Cllr Rhodes-Kemp
    f. Traffic Management – Cllr Rhodes- Kemp
    g. Green Charity – Cllr Day
    h. Website – nothing to report
  8. Highway Issues – reporting of any issues or updates (5 mins)