Parish Council Agenda March 2017


WIDECOMBE-IN-THE-MOOR PARISH COUNCIL

Clerk - Mrs Suzanna Hughes LL.B (Hons) 16 Westwood Cleave, Ogwell, Newton Abbot, TQ12 6YE Telephone: 01626 330311 Email: suzanna.hughes21@gmail.com

To: Councillors R Newbolt-Young (Chairman), S Booty, G Fenton, S Morley, A Routley, J Southcombe and M Welby

You are hereby summoned to attend a MEETING OF THE PARISH COUNCIL to be held on THURSDAY 2 MARCH 2017 at 7.30pm in Church House, Widecombe-in-the-Moor.

Also invited: District Councillor Jeffery, County Councillor Gribble and Community Police Officers. Members of the press and public are welcome.

Suzanna Hughes Clerk to the Parish Council

Agenda

1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

To receive apologies for absence

2. OPEN FORUM

Members of the public are invited to address the Council

3. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST AND REQUESTS FOR DISPENSATION

Councillors are reminded of their responsibility to continually update their Notice of Registerable Interests and to declare any disclosable interests, including the nature and extent of such interests they have in any items to be considered at this meeting. Unforeseen requests for a Dispensation to be considered at this point only if there was no way a Councillor would have been aware of such before the meeting.

4. RATIFICATION OF MINUTES

To approve and sign the minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 1 February 2017

5. POLICE REPORT

6. COUNTY COUNCILLOR’S REPORT

7. DISTRICT COUNCILLOR’S REPORT

8. DELEGATES REPORTS

9. MATTERS ARISING

9.1 Defibrillator - to receive an update

9.2 Grazing Licence 2017 - to receive tenders for the Parish Field

9.3 North Hall Field - to receive an offer from DNPA to renew the lease for 50 years

9.4 Church House Committee - to appoint a Parish Council representative to replace Norma Tempest

9.5 The District of Teignbridge (Off-Street Parking Places) Order 2017 - to consider and comment on a Notice of Proposals affecting parking charges in Widecombe car park

9.6 Annual Parish Meeting - to confirm arrangements for the meeting on 15 March

9.7 Parking in front of the Sports Ground - to receive a request if this space could be used for extra parking on 12 March to accommodate vehicles attending the official opening of The Forge

10. PLANNING

10.1 New applications/appeals:

10.1.1 0084/17 - Demolition of existing agricultural building and erection of replacement agricultural building at Higher Venton Farm, Widecombe-in-the-Moor

10.2 Decisions:

10.2.1 0648/16 - Erection of agricultural workers dwelling, Land at Blackdown Piper Farm, Widecombe- in-the-Moor

To note that DNPA has refused to grant planning permission

11. FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE

11.1 To receive and approve payments for approval:

Cheque no 000935 - Widecombe Fair Committee - £tba
- Town Criers - £168 x 50% = £84
- Medical Cover- £1000 x 25% = £250
- PA system - £169
- Skip hire - contribution invited
- Traffic and pedestrian management - contribution invited

Cheque no 000942 - Clerk’s salary and disbursements (March) - £239.07

11.2 To agree a variation to the bank mandate deleting Norma Tempest as a signatory and adding Cllr Fenton

11.3 To note that the Council’s internal auditor will be unable to carry out any future audit work and to agree the appointment of Hania Lee of Lee Accounting to carry out future internal audits of the Council

12. HIGHWAYS

12.1 To report on any highways issues

Potholes and other highways maintenance issues can be reported direct to DCC:

Telephone: Email: Online:

0345 155 1004 customer@devon.gov.uk http://www.devon.gov.uk/road_maintenance.htm

13. CORRESPONDENCE

Members to be informed of all relevant correspondence not otherwise dealt with on the agenda or already emailed to members for information

14. MATTERS OF INFORMATION AT THE DISCRETION OF THE CHAIRMAN

The Annual Parish Meeting will be held on 15 March 2017 at 7.00pm

The next meeting of the Parish Council will be held on 6 April 2017 at 7.30pm

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