Parish Council agenda 6 Jan 2021

Clerk to the Council

Ms Fiona Clampin




EX14 3AJ

01404 851442

Members of Gittisham Parish Council

You are hereby summoned to attend the January Parish Council Meeting to be held via Zoom on Wednesday 6th January 2021 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.

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  1. To accept and approve apologies
  2. To confirm the Minutes of the meetings held on 2nd December 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:
  8. a)             20/2657/FUL 26 Cypress Close Honiton EX14 2YW  Construction of single storey rear extension

b)             20/2437/FUL 2 Hamlet Cottages Weston EX14 3PB Construction of single storey rear extension

c)             20/2751/FUL Land At The West End Of Devonshire Road Heathpark Industrial Estate Honiton Construction of single storey industrial unit for use classes E, B2 & B8 including alterations to car park layout approved under 07/3056/MFUL

  1. To receive reports from councillors on areas of responsibility and actions since the last meeting:

a) To note the latest planning decision notices

b) To receive an update on highways

c) To consider plans for expenditure in the parish under the Community Infrastructure Levy and S106 (Cllr Orchard)

d) To receive an update on public transport (Cllr Orchard)

e) To consider the purchase of a defibrillator for the Hayne Farm development (Cllr Twist)

f) To consider climate change measures within the parish (Cllr Twist)

g) To consider parish council support for scam awareness and security (Cllr Twist)

h) To consider limited residential development in the parish (Cllr Valentine)

i) To consider the parish emergency plan (Cllr Valentine / Cllr Orchard)

j) To consider the refurbishment and maintenance of the village play area (Cllr Walker)

k) 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 consider the casual vacancy in Gittisham Vale
  3. To agree the budget for 2021-22
  4. To set the precept for 2021-22
  5. To approve the January payments and to note the current bank balance:

F Clampin £224.86 + £0.65 expenses

Len Abbott lengthsman work, £tbc

Len Abbott expenses £tbc

Information Commissioner annual membership £40

Clare Bryden (Websites Ahoy) maintenance £17.50

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 3rd February and Wednesday 3rd March 2021 at 7.30pm.