Parish Council agenda 6 May 2020


Ms Fiona Clampin
Clerk to the Council
EX14 3AJ

01404 851442

29th April 2020

Members of Gittisham Parish Council

You are hereby summoned to attend the May Parish Council Meeting to be held via Skype on Wednesday 6th May 2020 commencing at 7.30pm to discuss items on the Agenda and to make resolutions as appropriate.

The Parish Council Meeting has to take place tonight remotely for reasons of social distancing brought in by HM Government during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Prior to the start of the meeting a period of 15 minutes is allowed to permit any resident to bring appropriate matters to the notice of the Council. Please contact the clerk if you would like to do this, preferably by email in advance of the meeting, with a question you wish to be raised with Councillors on your behalf. Alternatively, members of the public can join the meeting by following this link: . If you are unable to use this facility but would still like to participate, please contact the clerk.

  1. To accept and approve apologies
  2. To confirm the Minutes of the meeting held on 1st April 2020
  3. To receive the Beat Manager’s report
  4. To receive declarations of interest
  5. To receive reports from County Council and District Council representatives
  6. To consider the parish council response to the COVID-19 outbreak
  7. To note the latest planning decision notices
  8. To consider the following planning applications:

a) 20/0781/FUL Rapshayes Farm Gittisham Honiton EX14 3AB – Conversion of barn to holiday let accommodation

b) 20/0782/LBC Rapshayes Farm Gittisham Honiton EX14 3AB – Conversion of barn to holiday accommodation

c) 20/0780/FUL – 7 Ferndale Close Honiton EX14 2YN – Construction of side extension

d) 20/0584/FUL – Coign Cottage Gittisham Honiton EX14 3AB – Remodelling of existing dwelling and garage including raising of ridge heights, single and two storey enlargements, balcony, dormer windows, provision of cladding, and alterations to existing openings.

  1. To consider progress on the modernisation of the play area, including fundraising and regular safety inspections
  2. To consider plans for expenditure in the parish under the Community Infrastructure Levy and S106
  3. To consider capital works to Gittisham village hall
  4. To consider work to be carried out by the lengthsman to maintain drains and ditches in the parish
  5. To consider climate change measures within the parish
  6. To consider limited residential development in the parish
  7. To consider the parish emergency plan
  8. To resolve to adopt supplementary Standing Orders to meet the statutory requirements for the holding of remote meetings, and this lasts until May 7th, 2021 or the repeal of legislation whichever is the earlier
  9. To approve the May payments and to note the current bank balance:

F Clampin £218.79 + £50.49 overtime + expenses £20.39
Len Abbott lengthsman work, £tbc
Len Abbott expenses £tbc
Michael Poll grass cutting £60
Michael Poll grass cutting £60
Community First Insurance £tbc
Paul Martin (village hall refurbishment wk5) £1,000
Adam Martin (village hall refurbishment wk5) £1,000
Paul & Adam Martin (village hall refurbishment, balance, wk6) £2,300
NEST (pension) £17.50

  1. To consider any late entry correspondence
  2. Matters to be reported to DCC/EDDC
  3. Matters for the forward agenda
  4. Clerk’s report
  5. To note the date of the next two meetings, Wednesday 3rd June and Wednesday 1st July 2020 at 7.30pm.

F J Clampin – Clerk