Councillors’ Working Papers


This is a page that provides links to supporting information for  Councillors This page is subject to high levels of revisionat the May meeting::

a meeting of Eton Town Council at Eton Wick Village Hall on Friday 21st May 2021 at 7.00pm when it is proposed to transact the business specified in the agenda below. The meeting will be preceded by the Annual Meeting which will commence at 6.30pm, please see separate agenda.
This meeting will be recorded on YouTube for members of the public to view. This agenda will also be published on the ETC website..

1.     Welcome

2.     Apologies

3.     Finance

a.     To note and approve the schedule of payments for April 2021 – Town Clerk
b.     To consider and approve the monthly accounts. – Mr M. Reynolds
c.     To approve expenditure of £210.75 plus VAT with Playground Facilities Ltd for supplying and fitting gate damper to Haywards Mead Play Area. (Work already being progressed due to its urgent nature.)
d.     To ratify decision of Environment Committee to replace dog bin no.10 close to the Thames Path with a dual litter/dog waste bin costing £321.00 plus VAT plus installation costs of £50.00
e.     To refer income from CIL to Standing Committee for consideration.
f.      To approve Annual Governance Statement 2020/21.
g.     To approve Accounting Statements 2020/21

4.     Public Forum

To allow members of the public to air issues (for up to 3 minutes each followed by Q & A) which have been made known to the Town Clerk by 1pm on the Tuesday before the meeting.

5.   RBWM Councillor Issues
To raise matters with RBWM Councillors and to receive feedback on issues.

6.     Thames Valley Police Liaison

To consider local policing issues and to receive feedbacks.

7.     Coronavirus Pandemic

To update on the current situation.

8.     Library Provision
To agree the following motion proposed by Cllr Lawless and seconded by Cllr Robertson:
‘This Council,
•                _A_c_k_n_o_w_l_e_d_g_e_s_ _t_h_e_ _v_i_t_a_l_ _r_o_l_e_ _o_f_ _l_i_b_r_a_r_i_e_s_ _a_s_ _c_o_m_m_u_n_i_t_y_ _h_u_b_s_._ _
•                • _Laments the recent cuts to library provision in both Eton & Eton Wick and the threat they pose to the cohesion of our community.
•                • _Resolves to contribute £1,250.00 to the fund-raising efforts of EWVA as it seeks to maintain the identified demand for 17 opening hours per week.’

9. Eton Community Association & Eton Wick Village Association/Waterways Group
To raise any questions arising from their reports, already circulated.
10. Confirmation of the Minutes

To confirm the Minutes of the virtual Town Council Meeting held on 1.4.21

11.  Matters Arising from the Minutes

To consider matters arising from the Minutes of the Meeting held on 1.4.21

12. Reports from Committees
a. Environment Committee – Meeting on 27.4.21 – Town Clerk
• _To ratify the Committee decision to erect a log pile at SML Recreation Ground

13. Mayor’s Report

To receive a report from the Mayor listing activities and attendances in April 2021.

14.  Action List
To address the status of the issues currently being pursued.
a. Cycling problems in High Street, Eton – Town Clerk
b. Hayward’s Mead Play Area Redevelopment – Cllr Tarbox
c. South Meadow Lane Pavilion Redevelopment Task & Finish Group – Cllr Lovell
d. Eton & Eton Wick Footpaths – Cllr Olney
e. Sustainability, Biodiversity & Climate Change Emergency – Town Clerk
f. South Meadow Lane Traffic Flow – Town Clerk
g. Heathrow Airport Expansion – Cllr Leach
h. Crown Farm – Cllr Lawless

15. Website & Social Media/You Tube

a. To receive report from Cllr Blightman for April 2021
b. To receive report from Cllr Hemming for April 2021

18.  CorrespondenceTo review items of correspondence received during April 2021

17.  Development Control – Parish Consultation

To hear from the Planning Committee and determine the Council’s responses to RBWM in respect of planning applications received during April 2021.

18.  Other Organisations
To receive reports from Members representing the Council on other organisations:
a. Baldwins Bridge Trust – Cllr Bishop
b. Eton Wick Football & Social Club – Cllr Hemming
c. Eton Poor’s Estate – Town Clerk

21.  Recreation Ground & Open Spaces

– reports from designated members
a. Stockdales Road Recreation Ground – Cllr Lawless
• _Proposed improvements to Duke of Edinburgh plaque and the immediate surrounding area to be referred to Environment Committee.
b. Hayward’s Mead Recreation Ground – Cllr Lovell
c. South Meadow Lane Recreation Ground – Cllr Hill
d. Bell Lane Open Area – Cllr Robertson
e. Jubilee Square, Watermans Arms & Baldwins Shore– Cllr Leach
f. Barnes Pool – Cllr Bishop
g. Riparian Works – Town Clerk
h. Allotments – Town Clerk

22.  Any Other Business

(please communicate to the Chair before the meeting)

23.  Date of Next Meeting Thursday 3rd June 2021 at 7.00pm.
To confirm location of this Meeting..