Parish Council agenda 2 Dec 2020

Ms Fiona Clampin

Clerk to the Council




EX14 3AJ

01404 851442

26th November 2020

Members of Gittisham Parish Council

You are hereby summoned to attend the November Parish Council Meeting to be held via Zoom on Wednesday 2nd December 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 the Zoom link below. If you are unable to use this facility but would still like to participate, please contact the clerk.

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 890 8469 9589

Passcode: 651171

  1. To accept and approve apologies
  2. To confirm the Minutes of the meetings held on 4th November 2020
  3. To receive the Beat Manager’s report
  4. To receive declarations of interest
  5. To consider actions from last meeting not otherwise on the agenda
  6. To receive reports from County Council and District Council representatives
  7. To consider the following planning applications:

a)             20/2179/VAR Land West of Hayne Lane Gittisham Variation of condition 1 of application 18/0454/MRES (Proposed construction of 291 no. dwellings and associated parking, garages, roads, drainage and landscaping (approval of reserved matters pursuant to outline planning permission 13/2744/MOUT), amended proposal to reduce total number of units from 300 to 291) to amend unit types on plots 235-239 from apartments to 4 x 2 bed and 1 x 3 bed dwellings, amend the shape and size of the rear gardens associated with plots 234 and 240, and allow for a garage to be constructed serving plot 235.

b)             20/1726/FUL 1 Hamlet Cottages Weston EX14 3PB Change of use of an existing workshop (use Class B1(c)) to a residential dwelling (use class C3) with minor alterations

  • To receive reports from councillors on areas of responsibility and actions since the last meeting:
  • To note the latest planning decision notices (Cllr Wilkins)
  • To receive an update on highways (Cllr Wilkins)
  • To consider plans for expenditure in the parish under the Community Infrastructure Levy and S106 (Cllr Orchard)
  • To receive an update on public transport (Cllr Orchard)
  • To consider the purchase of a defibrillator for the Hayne Farm development (Cllr Twist)
  • To consider climate change measures within the parish (Cllr Twist)
  • To consider parish council support for scam awareness and security (Cllr Twist)
  • To consider limited residential development in the parish (Cllr Valentine)
  • To consider the parish emergency plan (Cllr Valentine / Cllr Orchard)
  • To consider the refurbishment and maintenance of the village play area (Cllr Walker)
  • To consider work to be carried out by the lengthsman to maintain drains and ditches in the parish (Cllr Walker)
  1. To receive a report from the Chair
  2. To review the current state of gazette distribution and remuneration
  3. To approve and sign the annual CIL report 2019/20
  4. To approve the December payments and to note the current bank balance:

F Clampin £224.86

Len Abbott lengthsman work, 10.5 hours @ 14/ hr £147

Peter Sellick gazette distribution £26.66

Community Heartbeat Trust annual support cost for two defibrillators £324

NEST (pension) £22.48

  1. Clerk’s report
  2. For information only; items for the forward agenda
  3. To consider any late entry correspondence
  4. To note the date of the next two meetings, Wednesday 6th January and Wednesday 3rd February 2021 at 7.30pm. 

F J Clampin – Clerk