20 November, 2019 20:33

posted in: Parish Council Notices

Broadwoodkelly Parish Council

Council Meeting of Broadwoodkelly Parish Council

To the Chairman Mr R. Heggadon and all other members of Broadwoodkelly Parish Council.

You are summoned to the Meeting of Broadwoodkelly Parish Council on Tuesday 26th November 2019 at 7.30pm to be held in the Village Hall.

Members of the public and press are entitled to attend this meeting. However, where an item is deemed confidential any members of the public will be excluded from this part of the meeting.

Members of the public are invited to give their views and question the Parish Council on agenda items or any other issues they may wish to raise. Each member of the public will be given three minutes in which to express their views.


1. To receive apologies for absence and consider if the reason for the absence should be approved by the council.

2. To receive any declarations of Interest from members:

Councillors are reminded to declare any personal or prejudicial interest they may have in any agenda item

2.1 The parish council has delegated the power of granting dispensations to the clerk

2.2 To receive written requests for dispensations for disclosable pecuniary interests (if any)

2.3 To grant any requests for dispensations as appropriate.

4. To receive and approve the Minutes of the meeting held on 24th September 2019

5. Public Participation

6. Report by Borough Councillor

7. Past Subject Matters for further discussion:

a. [7.a] Parish Website

b. [7.b] Devon Air Ambulance Trust – Community Landing site

c. [7.c] Areas of highways requiring work to utilise TAP fund money

d. [7.d] Update on grit bin

e. [7.e] Policy on how the council awards grants

f. [7.f] Dog Fouling

g. [7.g] Purchase of new notice board

h. [8.c] Update on TPO

i. [8.f] Neighbourhood Plan – council to discuss whether it is something they wish to undertake.

j. [8.f] CPRE Planning Workshop – report by Councillor Gant who attended

k. [8.g] Devon County Council Highways Town and Parish Council conference – report by Councillor Penny who attended.

8. Clerk’s report and correspondence received:

The following correspondence is contained within the Councillors folder:

a. Request from councillors to attend New Councillor Training – waiting for new dates to be released for training at Okehampton.

b. Clerks and Councils Direct

c. Letter from Broadwoodkelly Village Hall Committee asking if the parish council will consider a donation to assist with the insurance for this years bonfire

d. CPRE – Newsletter and invitation to join

e. Sports 4 all ages – proposed community sports centre for North Tawton

f. Correspondence from Came and Company

g. Letter from Citizens Advice asking if the parish council would consider a donation

h. Letter from Villages in Action seeking the support of the parish council

i. Signatures on electronic version of the Register of Interests

j. Climate Change – declaring a climate emergency

k. Council Emergency plan – Councillor Penny to report on a meeting he has attended regarding resilience

9. Planning:

a. Application no 3621/19/FUL Lewersland Farm, Broadwoodkelly – conversion of redundant barn to dwelling. Discuss at meeting.

10. Finance:

a. Received second half of precept – £1507.00

b. Invoice from DALC for attendance of Councillor at Good Councillor course – £36.00

c. Invoice from clerk for wages/expenses – £114.03

d. Interest on Business Reserve Account (Sept £1.15, Oct £1.15) – £2.30

e. Council Tax Support Grant

f. Cost for providing nomination papers for the recent elections – £63.22 (advisory only no invoice has been received yet)

g. Begin discussions on setting the precept for 2020/21

h. Balance at Bank

11. Matters for further reporting:

12. Confidential discussion:

16.1 Enforcement cases – remain the same

17. Date of next meeting:

January 28th 2020