You are invited to the Meeting of the Parish Council to be held at the Pavilion, Openfield Croft on Thursday 24th June 2021 at 6.30pm when the following issues will be considered.  The official meeting will start at 6.45pm or at the conclusion of the public forum, whichever is sooner. Please ensure you are present by 6.25pm

Signature   D J Robinson            Clerk to the Council                            Date: 18.06.21

Please note that social distancing will be observed.  Hand sanitiser will be available on entry to the pavilion.


  1. Chairman’s Remarks
  2. Apologies for absence and reasons given
  3. Declaration of interests and requests for dispensation on items to be discussed.
  4. To elect a Vice Chairman
  5. Report from Police
  6. To approve the minutes of the Annual Parish Council meeting held on 6th May 2021
  7. Clerk’s Report
  8. To receive reports from Borough and County Councillors
  9. To receive an update on the Neighbourhood Plan
  10. To receive an update from the maintenance committee including the Playground equipment
  11. To receive a report from the Play Equipment Project Working Group
  12. To receive a report from the Water Orton in Bloom Group
  13. Planning – To discuss and comment on the following planning applications:
    a) PAP/2021/0285 6 Openfield Croft, Water Orton – Two Storey rear extension to the rear, erection of side passage and squaring off of the front elevation.
    b) PAP/2021/0304 Hillcrest Kennels & Cattery, Birmingham Road, Water Orton – Erection of large glasshouse to be used for production of fruit, vegetables and plants for wholesale trade. Retention of Kennels on frontage
  14. To approve the maintenance committee bring design options for replacing the Bus Shelter on Birmingham Road to the council for consideration.
  15. To receive an up date from the HR committee and retrospectively approve hiring a cleaner for the pavilion.     
  16. To consider obtaining a piece of land for health and wellbeing.
  17. To approve the offer from Beaver Metals for the transfer of a piece of land to the council. 
  18. Financial Matters
    a) To approve electronic and future invoice payments
    b) To receive an update on financial matters
    c) To approve Section 1 of the Annual Governance Statement 2020/21
    d) To approve Section 3 of the Accounting Statement 2020/21

Agenda item 28a – List of payments

Payee Payment Type Invoice no. Details Total
Orchard Nurseries BACS 71 Compost for planters £42.00
Hyperbole Ltd BACS 1222 Website administration £99.99
Waterplus BACS 53056 Water bill for pavilion – May £23.17
Waite Arboriculture BACS 538 Hedgerow cleared over ditch Plank Lane £300.00
Elixir Garden supp DR BACS 142545 Matting for planters (WOIB) £29.98
Total Building Supplies BACS 312 Removal & Disposal of asbestos in Bus Shelter £1440.00
Glasdon BACS 815863 New litter bins £1865.63
Water Orton Tennis Club BACS 06.05.21 Donation from Covid Grant £2500.00
Water Orton Bowls Club BACS 06.05.21 Donation from Covid Grant £2500.00
Vodafone – DR BACS 73829 Telephone £22.96
Zoom – DR BACS 3132 Monthly payment for Zoom service £14.39
Croner BACS 383110 HR Service May £146.89
Opus Energy DD 70571924 Electricity for the pavilion £79.18
Staff BACS V263/4/5/6 Salaries, PAYE & NIC for May 2021 £1952.73
Nest DD V267 Pension £34.26
NWBC DD Garage Rent – May £34.00
P Bellis BACS V260 Fuel for Tractor £8.43
WALC BACS 21090 Clerk’s Training £48.00
Water Orton Brownies BACS 06.05.21 Grant £263.00
WALC BACS 21434 Councillor Training £30.00
BHIB BACS 40456 Insurance for tractor £331.40
Greyhound Leisure BACS 4644 Playground equipment maintenance £380.40
Asda – DR BACS V261 Henry & Vacuum Bags £121.00
Planters – DR BACS V261 Fertiliser for planters £14.39
Midlands Post Group BACS 7534 Coleshill Post £150.00
Paul Bellis BACS V262 Fuel for tractor/mower £8.15
WALC BACS 21471 Councillor training £30.00
Ao – DR BACS 65807 Television & Wall Bracket for pavilion £506.00
Orchard Nurseries BACS V268 Plants for planters – WOIB £93.60
Orchard Nurseries BACS V269 Plants for PC planters £109.80
Hyperbole Ltd BACS 1227 Website work £39.00
Total Building Solutions BACS 317 Repairs and maintenance to 2 x bus shelters on Birmingham Road £7454.40
Printerland – DR BACS 873436 New Printer £393.95
Paul Bellis BACS V270 Fuel for tractor £7.15
Jerroms BACS 60334/1 Payroll service – March – May 2021 £180.00
Zoom – DR BACS 4937 Zoom service for June £14.39
Vodafone – DR BACS 13329 Telephone bill for June £22.96
Vaughan Davies & Co BACS 9838557 Internal Audit £180.00
NWBC DD Garage Rent for June £34.00
Salaries BACS V271/2/3 Salaries, PAYE & NIC for June £1674.73
NEST DD V274 Pension £34.26
Croner DD 405467 HR Service – June £146.89