Meeting Agenda

The Parish Council meets on the 2nd Wednesday of every month and, unless published beforehand, will always meet in the village hall. Everyone is welcome to attend the meetings however space is limited but the council will try to accommodate you if you attend.

Prior to the Parish Council Meetings your local 'Ward Councillors'  hold a surgery where they are pleased to hear any comments you may have about local matters.

This page is updated prior to every meeting and notices of the agenda are posted on the notice boards situated throughout both villages.

The meetings are administered by the 'Clerk to the Parish Council  if you have any issues you wish to raise with the Parish Council please contact them via the clerk Julia Talbot.

 phone : 07715573470 or by email : The Parish Clerk


The next ordinary meeting of the Parish Council will take place on

Wednesday 8th November 2017

in The Village Hall, Barnburgh commencing at 7:15 pm

A Councillors Surgery will be held from 6.45pm to 7.00pm for Members of the Public to discuss concerns with Parish Councillors. (Sprotborough Ward Councillors ‘Advice Surgery’ from 6.30pm)

The agenda will include the following items:

1.      Chairman’s reminder of the Council’s expectations for the audio or visual recording of this meeting.

2.      To receive apologies and approve reasons for absence. 

3.      To determine the extent to which, if any, members of the public and the press be excluded. 

4.      To receive any declarations of interest not already declared under the Council’s Code of Conduct or members’ Register of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests. 

5. To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 11th October 2017 as a true and correct record.
6.      To receive information on the following ongoing issues and decide further action where necessary:

6.1 -  To receive details from the SYP Crime and Incident Report – Clerk

6.2-To receive information on signs for the recreation ground and agree action. Clerk

6.3-To receive a report on the tree work in the Cemetery and agree action -Cllr T Heptinstall/Clerk.

6.4-To receive an update on information regarding the boundary allocation by DMBC and agree action. Clerk

6.5-To consider memorial requests for the cemetery and agree action. Clerk

6.6- To receive information relating to the Hs2 committee meeting.

6.7-To consider information regarding the  website and agree any action.Cllr Pick

6.8-To receive information on quotes for re-varnishing of the benches in the Parish. Cllr T Heptinstall.

6.9-To receive information regarding the school bus route.

6.10-To confirm details of the Christmas light switch on.

6.11-To consider information regarding a village defibrillator  

To approve the following accounts for payment

7.Financial Matters

a.      Clerk’s salary 1st – 31st  October    2017 and Inland Revenue

b.      Gardener/Handyman salary 1st _31st  October  2017  and Inland Revenue

c. Schedule of payments salary 1st _31tst  October    2017 

d  To receive a bank reconciliation and budget comparison to 31st October   2017

7.2  Two councillors to complete new bank mandate. 

8. To agree arrangements for Clerks Appraisal.


9.To consider the cemetery Policy and procedures and adopt document.


10. To receive information relating to the allotments and agree action-Clerk


11. To consider the RoSPA inspection and agree any action.


12.To consider and decide upon the following planning applications:     

No new validated applications

13.To receive the following planning decisions/information – Clerk

·17/01830/FUL, Doncaster Road, Harlington.Erection of storage /garage following demolition of the existing three stable blocks. Granted 

17/02341/FUL-11, Cambridge Close, Harlington DN5 7JX-Erection of a single storey extension to rear and conversion of garage to utility room. Awaiting decision  

14. To consider matters as requested by Councillors. 

15. To consider the following new correspondence received and decide action where necessary. 

16. To propose any matters minor matters and matters for inclusion on the agenda of the next meeting and agree deadline for notifying Clerk of additional items. 

17. To confirm the date of the next meeting as Wednesday 13th December at 7.00 pm.