February 2022 Parish Council Agenda

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Barrington Parish Council


To members of the Council:

You are hereby invited to attend an update meeting zoom to be held via Zoom on 10th February 2022 at 7.30pm for the purpose of discussing the business below.

The Public and Press are invited to attend.

HOUSEKEEPING: all decisions from this meeting will be ratified at the March full Parish

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  • Agenda for the discussion meeting – February 10th 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 take CCC (Cambridge County Council), SCDC (south Cambs District Council) and Clerk reports (15 mins)

Matters Arising – (2 mins)

From June 2021 Item 12. Retrospective approval of the gifting of land by QEII woodland
Cllr Rhodes-Kemp.

Items for consideration

  1. Finance (30 mins)Cllr Walker
    a) To approve the payments listed below.
192 Bank Charges Lloyds Dec 21 Lloyds Bank 7.00
193 Electricity Charges Southern Electric 211.57
194-199 Clerk Net Pay Jan 22 Staff- salary, pension, PAYE, NI 1698.35
200 Bank Charges Lloyds Jan 22 Lloyds Bank 7.00
201 Repairs to rocking horse on Challis Green & and readjust auto gate shut U5’s Herts & Cambs Ground Maintenance Services 168.00
202 Queen’s Green Canopy Plaque Reimbursement To Clerk 61.80
203 Replace lighting fitting outside the village hall with a vandal proof bulkhead. Powerlite Fire Safety Ltd 60.00
204 Install client supplied noticeboard Greg’s Handyman Services 180.00
    Total 2,393.72



b) Balances and Bank Reconciliation.

Unity Trust

From Accounts                    67,672.21

Payments not cashed            271.26

Receipts not entered                                     

Statement should be     £67,943.47


From Accounts                  166,944.40

Payments not cashed
Receipts not entered                  0.00
Statement should be     £166,944.40

Unity Trust S106

From Accounts                          12.55
Payments not cashed               0.00
Receipts not entered               0.00
Statement should be            £12.55


From Accounts                     1,500.00

Payments not cashed               0.00

Receipts not entered               0.00

Statement should be       £1500.00


Total in reconciled accounts

Unity Trust       67,672.21
Lloyds              166,944.40
CBS                       1,500.00
Unity Trust s106     -12.55
Total             £ 236,104.06




c) Review of budget 2021/22 to date.

d) Streetlight upgrade – information has been circulated. Decision required.

e) to consider Sand quotes for the Under 5’s area further details attached. Decision required.

6.Consideration of amended Environmental Policy (5mins). For discussion and adoption.

7. A frame replacement (5mins) – Decision over consultation.

8.Village Guide Update Cllr Hopewell (5mins) – an example of a newcomers guide from Comberton has been circulated. All printing costs for this were covered by SCDC the question has been asked of whether the PC could purchase extra copies for all households. Decision required.

9.Policy Updates (5mins) – Policies that have been reviewed to date:

Updated General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – Retention of Documents Policy, BCP Consent Form, General Data Privacy Notice, General Data Privacy Notice for staff, Councillors and Role Holders and BCP GDPR Policy which replaces the Data Protection Policy.
Communications Guidance
Co-option Policy
Freedom of Information and Publication Scheme
Standing orders.
These have been circulated.

10. To consider the draft Environment and Sustainability Policy (5mins) Both attached for information.

11. Goals for next 12 months (10 mins) Cllr Rhode-Kemp

12. Consideration of Jubilee tree planting and other celebrations (10mins)

13. Succession Planning (10Mins) Cllr Rhodes -Kemp – in May there are PC elections and the number of councillors for Barrington increases to 

14.S106 Updates (15mins)

a.Traffic Calming – Cllr Kemp
b.Village Facilities – Cllr Kemp and presentation of the Village Survey Report
c.General update
– Cllr Rhodes-Kemp

15.Reports: The following reports have already been circulated and taken as read. (10 mins)

QE11 woodland and Community Orchard. Cllr McBride as attached for information
b. Footpaths – Cllr Day
c. Ditches– Cllr Bird including the request from the school to carry out work on the bridge over the ditch to the playground.
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 – Cllr Hopewell

16. Highway Issues – reporting of any issues or updates (5 mins)

17. Planning (5mins)

22/0109/TTCA : 48 West Green Barrington CB22 7SA
Proposal: T1 – Lawson Cypress – To Fell
T2 – Laurel – To Trim by 0.5m
T3 – Portuguese Laurel – to high coppice leaving at 1.5m
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